Ref: SCART-2016-0009

The qualification campaign of the EUI instrument of Solar Orbiter

Halain, Jean-Philippe ; Rochus, Pierre ; Renotte, E. ; Hermans, A. ; Jacques, A. ; Mazzoli, A. ; Auchere, Frederic ; Berghmans, David ; Harra, Louise ; Schuhle, Udo ; Schmutz, Werner ; Aznar Cuadrado, R. ; Dumesnil, C. ; Gyo, M. ; Kennedy, T. ; Verbeeck, C. ; Smith, P.

published in Proc. SPIE, 9905 issue Space Telescopes and Instrumentation 2016: Ultraviolet to Gamma Ray, 99052X (July 18, 2016) (2016)

Abstract: The Extreme Ultraviolet Imager (EUI) instrument is one of the ten scientific instruments on board the Solar Orbiter mission to be launched in October 2018. It will provide full-sun and high-resolution images of the solar corona in the extreme ultraviolet (17.1 nm and 30.4 nm) and in the vacuum ultraviolet (121.6 nm). The validation of the EUI instrument design has been completed with the Assembly, Integration and Test (AIT) of the instrument two-units Qualification Model (QM). Optical, electrical, electro-magnetic compatibility, thermal and mechanical environmental verifications were conducted and are summarized here. The integration and test procedures for the Flight Model (FM) instrument and sub-systems were also verified. Following the Qualification Review, the flight instrument activities were started with the assembly of the flight units. The mechanical and thermal acceptance tests and an end-to-end final calibration in the (E)UV will then be conducted before delivery for integration on the Solar Orbiter Spacecraft by end of 2016. © (2016) COPYRIGHT Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE). Downloading of the abstract is permitted for personal use only.

Keyword(s): Solar Orbiter ; EUI
DOI: 10.1117/12.2232372
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Royal Observatory of Belgium > Solar Physics & Space Weather (SIDC)
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Solar-Terrestrial Centre of Excellence

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