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The examine of complicated, interconnected mechanical platforms with inflexible and versatile articulated parts is of transforming into curiosity to either engineers and mathematicians. fresh paintings during this region unearths a wealthy geometry underlying the mathematical types used during this context. specifically, Lie teams of symmetries, aid, and Poisson constructions play an important position in explicating the qualitative houses of multibody platforms. In engineering purposes, you will need to make the most the designated buildings of mechanical platforms. for instance, definite mechanical difficulties regarding keep an eye on of interconnected inflexible our bodies might be formulated as Lie-Poisson platforms. The dynamics and regulate of robot, aeronautic, and house constructions contain problems in modeling, mathematical research, and numerical implementation. for instance, a brand new iteration of spacecraft with huge, versatile parts are proposing new demanding situations to the exact modeling and prediction of the dynamic habit of such buildings. contemporary advancements in Hamiltonian dynamics and coupling of structures with symmetries has shed new mild on a few of those concerns, whereas engineering questions have prompt new mathematical constructions.

These forms of issues inspired the association of the AMS-IMS-SIAM Joint summer season learn convention on keep an eye on idea and Multibody platforms, held at Bowdoin university in August, 1988. This quantity comprises the lawsuits of that convention. The papers provided the following conceal various themes, all of which can be seen as purposes of geometrical easy methods to difficulties bobbing up in dynamics and keep an eye on. the amount comprises contributions from the various best researchers and offers an first-class assessment of the frontiers of analysis during this burgeoning sector

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The characterization results of the radiance meter are discussed in this paper. The electronic characteristics of the radiometers and the detailed radiometric characterization of the irradiance meters will be discussed in consecutive papers. The scheme of the new calibration setup where the new radiometers are utilized is described in this paper. The scale realization measurements and the error budget of the new scales will be discussed in the final paper. 2. Spectral irradiance and radiance response scales In a previous NIST project15, an irradiance meter composed of a silicon photodiode, an interference filter, an integrating sphere, and an input aperture was calibrated against a standard silicon detector using a laser beam.

2 % at + 4o and - 4o incidence angles. The structures within the response curve are dominated by lamp instabilities. 990 -2 mm 0 2 4 6 -6 -4 -2 0 mm 2 4 Relative Responsivity 6 Fig. 1. Spatial uniformity of responsivity of a traditional Ge sphere detector at 1500 nm. In the following steps, the angular responses of the Ge sphere-detector were measured at different aperture tilt-angles (between the normal of the aperture-plane and the sphereaxis). The tilt-angles were increased to check if the angular response relative to the above measurement (at 0o tilt) can be improved.

In the visible and near-infrared wavelength regions, up to 960 nm, silicon trap detectors, introduced in 1983 [1], are the lowest uncertainty transfer standards. 06 % (k=2) uncertainty can be achieved in irradiance measurement mode [2]. In the near-infrared (NIR) region, between 950 nm and 1650 nm, where the use of Si detectors is not possible, trap detectors using either Ge or InGaAs photodiodes have been constructed [3, 4]. Since the Ge or InGaAs photodiodes have much smaller shunt resistances than Si, the combinations of large area, NIR diodes in parallel electrical connections have resulted in low shunt resistance devices with much worse radiometric and electronic performances than Si trap detectors [5].

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