DEIMOS Mechanisms Images

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DEIMOS Test Fixture

image of test fixture image of test fixture Test fixture is used in the UCO/Lick Observatory Instrument Lab to check components as they are assembled.
image of new test fixture Test fixture has been shortened and located against a wall to allow space for incoming components.

Grating Handler Stage

image of MAR gauges testing flexure MAR gauges capable of measuring displacements on the order of microns are used to determine flexure of the grating handler at various spacial orientations.
image of tooling balls locating grating mechanism To the left of the encoder (labeled DEIMOS 3) one can see the tooling balls that are used to precisely locate the grating stage.

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