Thermal analysis of the DES camera focal plate.

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A design specification for the DES Camera focal plate is to keep the deformation of the plate to less than 30 microns under operating conditions. Figure 1 shows the assembly of the focal plate, the support bipods and support ring, and the copper braid assemblies. Several studies were done to examine the deformation of the focal plate under different thermal and structural constraints. Simple hand calculations were also performed as a check of the finite element model and results. The main goal of this analysis was to determine the deformation of the plate and to understand what thermal and structural ... continued below

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Guarino, V. & Physics, High Energy February 13, 2008.

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A design specification for the DES Camera focal plate is to keep the deformation of the plate to less than 30 microns under operating conditions. Figure 1 shows the assembly of the focal plate, the support bipods and support ring, and the copper braid assemblies. Several studies were done to examine the deformation of the focal plate under different thermal and structural constraints. Simple hand calculations were also performed as a check of the finite element model and results. The main goal of this analysis was to determine the deformation of the plate and to understand what thermal and structural conditions are causing the deformation.

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  • Report No.: ANL-HEP-TR-08-2
  • Grant Number: DE-AC02-06CH11357
  • DOI: 10.2172/924696 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 924696
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc894503

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Guarino, V. & Physics, High Energy. Thermal analysis of the DES camera focal plate., report, February 13, 2008; United States. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc894503/: accessed October 23, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.