Zirbel, Shannon A., Robert J. Lang, Mark W. Thomson, Deborah A. Sigel, Phillip E. Walkemeyer, Brian P. Trease, Spencer P. Magleby, and Larry L. Howell. "Accommodating thickness in origami-based deployable arrays." Journal of Mechanical Design 135, no. 11 (2013): 111005.
Describes the design of a flasher composed of thick panels and membrane hinges for deployable solar arrays and related applications.
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