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space environmental effects on coated opticsSeveral multilayer coated mirror designs developed for potential space applications were tested on the Long Duration Exposure Facility (LDEF) along with single layer witness coatings deposited on fused silica and a coated CaF2 window. Performance requirements included high mirror reflectivity, low absorption, low scatter, environmental durability, and radiation hardness. The designs were selected in screening tests using combined electron, proton, and simulated solar UV radiation. The purpose of the space test was to validate the above test results and determine the effects of atomic oxygen and contamination on mirror performance.
Document ID
19910015765
Document Type
Conference Paper
Authors
Donovan, T. M.
(Naval Weapons Center China Lake, CA., United States)
Bennett, J. M.
(Naval Weapons Center China Lake, CA., United States)
Gyetvay, S. R.
(Aerospace Corp. Los Angeles, CA., United States)
Date Acquired
September 6, 2013
Publication Date
June 1, 1991
Publication Information
Publication: NASA, Langley Research Center, First LDEF Post-Retrieval Symposium Abstracts
Subject Category
OPTICS
Distribution Limits
Public
Copyright
Work of the US Gov. Public Use Permitted.

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