Can piezoelectric accelerometers be used to actively damp the mechanical suspensions in laser

Veitch, P.J.; Hough, J.; Morrison, E.; Robertson, D.I.
March 1996
Review of Scientific Instruments;Mar96, Vol. 67 Issue 3, p633
Academic Journal
Investigates the use of mass-loaded piezoelectric accelerometers for active damping of high Q, mechanical, vibration isolation suspensions. Accelerometer transfer function and noise; Comparison of predicted noise measurements; Modelling of a servo which dampens the normal modes of a two-stage suspension; Calculations for the 'high frequency' and revolutions per minute.


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