The Mirror Cell - PLOP simulations without central obstruction (equal forces on the support points)

Contents

No central obstruction

Part overview of 'p6_1_5' cell Part overview of 'p6_autocell' cell Part overview of 'p7_1_6' cell Part overview of 'p8_1_7' cell Part overview of 'p9_1_8' cell Part overview of 'p9_autocell' cell Part overview of 'p11_1_10' cell Part overview of 'p18_autocell' cell

No Central Obstruction

The following simulations have been computed without the central obstruction, as if the primary mirror were totally unobstructed. The cells form a subset of the ones above.

6 Points Cell: p6_1_5

Color plot Cell overview Support points
Color plot of 'p6_1_5' cell Part overview of 'p6_1_5' cell Support points of 'p6_1_5' cell
Contour plot PLOP data
Contour plot of 'p6_1_5' cell
  1. Input file for PLOP: p6_1_5.gr (text file)
  2. Output of PLOP:
    • Parameter r: 0.682266
    • Visible P-V Error: 4.68778e-05 mm
    • Visible RMS Error: 8.35137e-06 mm
    • Refocus change in focal length: -0.0767085 mm
  3. Cell parts: Part 1 Part 2 Part 3

6 Points Cell (with PLOP's autocell): p6_autocell

Note that unequal forces cannot be computed for this cell as all support points reside on one ring.

Color plot Cell overview Support points
Color plot of 'p6_autocell' cell Part overview of 'p6_autocell' cell Support points of 'p6_autocell' cell
Contour plot PLOP data
Contour plot of 'p6_autocell' cell
  1. Input file for PLOP: p6_autocell.gr (text file)
  2. Output of PLOP:
    • Parameter rel-support-radii[0]: 0.590445
    • Visual P-V Error: 1.66291e-05 mm
    • Visual RMS Error: 3.35331e-06 mm
    • Refocus change in focal length: -0.0806774 mm
  3. Cell parts: Part 1

7 Points Cell: p7_1_6

Color plot Cell overview Support points
Color plot of 'p7_1_6' cell Part overview of 'p7_1_6' cell Support points of 'p7_1_6' cell
Contour plot PLOP data
Contour plot of 'p7_1_6' cell
  1. Input file for PLOP: p7_1_6.gr (text file)
  2. Output of PLOP:
    • Parameter r: 0.707616
    • Visual P-V Error: 2.96237e-05 mm
    • Visual RMS Error: 4.56735e-06 mm
    • Refocus change in focal length: -0.0462117 mm
  3. Cell parts: Part 1 Part 2 Part 3

Cell p8_1_7

Color plot Cell overview Support points
Color plot of 'p8_1_7' cell Part overview of 'p8_1_7' cell Support points of 'p8_1_7' cell
Contour plot PLOP data
Contour plot of 'p8_1_7' cell
  1. Input file for PLOP: p8_1_7.gr (text file)
  2. Output of PLOP:
    • r: 0.701818
    • Visible P-V Error: 2.11769e-05 mm
    • Visible RMS Error: 2.74914e-06 mm
    • Refocus change in focal length: -0.0431994 mm
  3. Cell parts: Part 1 Part 2 Part 3

9 Points Cell: p9_1_8

Color plot Cell overview Support points
Color plot of 'p9_1_8' cell Part overview of 'p9_1_8' cell Support points of 'p9_1_8' cell
Contour plot PLOP data
Contour plot of 'p9_1_8' cell
  1. Input file for PLOP: p9_1_8.gr (text file)
  2. Output of PLOP:
    • Parameter r: 0.689133
    • Visual P-V Error: 1.66395e-05 mm
    • Visual RMS Error: 1.96363e-06 mm
    • Refocus change in focal length: -0.0478474 mm
  3. Cell parts: Part 1 Part 2 Part 3

9 Points Cell (with PLOP's autocell): p9_autocell

Color plot Cell overview Support points
Color plot of 'p9_autocell' cell Part overview of 'p9_autocell' cell Support points of 'p9_autocell' cell
Contour plot PLOP data
Contour plot of 'p9_autocell' cell
  1. Input file for PLOP: p9_autocell.gr (text file)
  2. Output of PLOP:
    • Parameter r_inner: 0.333333
    • Parameter r_outer: 0.777788
    • Visual P-V Error: 2.85028e-05 mm
    • Visual RMS Error: 6.39845e-06 mm
    • Refocus change in focal length: -0.0420344 mm
  3. Cell parts: Part 1

11 points Cell: p11_1_10

Color plot Cell overview Support points
Color plot of 'p11_1_10' cell Part overview of 'p11_1_10' cell Support points of 'p11_1_10' cell
Contour plot PLOP data
Contour plot of 'p11_1_10' cell
  1. Input file for PLOP: p11.gr (text file)
  2. Output of PLOP:
    • Parameter rel-support-radii[1]: 0.664476
    • Parameter rel-support-radii[2]: 0.664478
    • Parameter support-angle[1]: 41.3796
    • Parameter support-angle[2]: 77.3791
    • Visual P-V Error: 1.16995e-05 mm
    • Visual RMS Error: 1.46755e-06 mm
    • Refocus change in focal length: -0.060575 mm
  3. Cell parts: Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 Part 4 Part 5 Part 6 Part 7

18 Points Cell (with PLOP's autocell): p18_autocell

Color plot Cell overview Support points
Color plot of 'p18_autocell' cell Part overview of 'p18_autocell' cell Support points of 'p18_autocell' cell
Contour plot PLOP data
Contour plot of 'p18_autocell' cell
  1. Input file for PLOP: p18_autocell.gr (text file)
  2. Output of PLOP:
    • Parameter rel-support-radii[0]: 0.387436
    • Parameter rel-support-radii[1]: 0.80556
    • Visible P-V Error: 6.76145e-06 mm
    • Visible RMS Error: 8.67694e-07 mm
    • Refocus change in focal length: -0.0158608 mm
  3. Cell parts: Part 1 Part 2

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