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DENG Jian-feng, CAI Zhi-ming, CHEN Kun, SHI Xing-jian, YU Jin-pei, LI Hua-wang. Drag-free control and its application in China's space gravitational wave detection[J]. Chinese Optics, 2019, 12(3): 503-514. doi: 10.3788/CO.20191203.0503
Citation: DENG Jian-feng, CAI Zhi-ming, CHEN Kun, SHI Xing-jian, YU Jin-pei, LI Hua-wang. Drag-free control and its application in China's space gravitational wave detection[J]. Chinese Optics, 2019, 12(3): 503-514. doi: 10.3788/CO.20191203.0503

Drag-free control and its application in China's space gravitational wave detection

doi: 10.3788/CO.20191203.0503

Space Gravitational Wave Detection "Taiji" Plan XDA1502070006

Self-Adaptive Magnetic Reconnection Microscope Mission XDA15011402

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  • Corresponding author: CAI Zhi-ming, E-mail:caizm@microsate.com
  • Received Date: 19 Nov 2018
  • Rev Recd Date: 04 Jan 2019
  • Publish Date: 01 Jun 2019
  • Drag-free control technology counteracts non-conservative forces that act on a spacecraft by controlling thrust generated by micro-thrusters. It is among the key technologies for obtaining an ultra-quiet and ultra-stable space experimental platform. Firstly, the status of current research and the development trends of drag-free control technologies both abroad and within China are summarized. Then the characteristics and challenges of drag-free control technologies are analyzed and the key technologies involved in drag-free control are summarized. Finally, analysis and prospection are provided for applications of drag-free control technologies in China's space gravitational wave detection.


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