Project - Electromagnetic Actuator for a Scanning Mirror

Electromagnetic Actuator for a Scanning Mirror

PI(s): 

Don Nohavec

Sponsor: 

MIT Lincoln Laboratory

Design of a 6 D.O.F. actuator to position a scanning mirror in a Fourier Transform Infrared (FTIR) interferometer. The scanning mirror is used on NASA's Geosynchronous Operational Environmental Satellites (GEOS) used for severe weather observation and anomalous atmospheric behavior.