Christian Schwär
M.Sc.

Room: CA0529
Tel.: +43 (0) 1 58801 376 522
E-mail: schwaer@acin.tuwien.ac.at
ORCID iD: 0000-0001-6179-050X
Short Curriculum Vitae


2023

  • C. Schwaer, A. Sinn, L. Schroeer, T. Wallner, and G. Schitter, Active lateral support system for a thin 1-meter meniscus mirror with virtual fixed points, Journal of Astronomical Telescopes, Instruments, and Systems, vol. 9, iss. 2, p. 29003, 2023.
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    @article{10.1117/1.JATIS.9.2.029003,
    author = {Christian Schwaer and Andreas Sinn and Lukas Schroeer and Tobias Wallner and Georg Schitter},
    title = {{Active lateral support system for a thin 1-meter meniscus mirror with virtual fixed points}},
    volume = {9},
    journal = {Journal of Astronomical Telescopes, Instruments, and Systems},
    number = {2},
    publisher = {SPIE},
    pages = {029003},
    keywords = {active optics, telescopes, mirrors, mechatronic system design, control, Mirrors, Actuators, Telescopes, Active optics, Control systems, Sensors, Wavefront errors, Astronomical telescopes, Point spread functions, Feedback control},
    year = {2023},
    doi = {10.1117/1.JATIS.9.2.029003},
    URL = {https://doi.org/10.1117/1.JATIS.9.2.029003},
    }

2022

  • A. Sinn, P. Prager, C. Schwaer, and G. Schitter, Design and Evaluation of an Active Secondary Mirror Positioning System for a Small Telescope, Journal of Astronomical Telescopes, Instruments, and Systems, vol. 8, iss. 2, p. 029007-1–029007-13, 2022.
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    @article{TUW-304478,
    author = {Sinn, Andreas and Prager, Patrik and Schwaer, Christian and Schitter, Georg},
    title = {Design and Evaluation of an Active Secondary Mirror Positioning System for a Small Telescope},
    journal = {Journal of Astronomical Telescopes, Instruments, and Systems},
    year = {2022},
    volume = {8},
    number = {2},
    pages = {029007-1--029007-13},
    doi = {10.1117/1.JATIS.8.2.029007},
    keywords = {Telescopes, Mirrors, Actuators, Optical instrument design, Temperature metrology, Imaging systems, Sensors}
    }
  • C. Schwaer, A. Sinn, and G. Schitter, Development of active optics for thin meniscus mirrors in 1-meter-class telescopes, in Advances in Optical and Mechanical Technologies for Telescopes and Instrumentation V, 2022, p. 121883C.
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    @inproceedings{101117122625986,
    author = {Christian Schwaer and Andreas Sinn and Georg Schitter},
    title = {{Development of active optics for thin meniscus mirrors in 1-meter-class telescopes}},
    volume = {12188},
    booktitle = {Advances in Optical and Mechanical Technologies for Telescopes and Instrumentation V},
    editor = {Ram{\'o}n Navarro and Roland Geyl},
    organization = {International Society for Optics and Photonics},
    publisher = {SPIE},
    pages = {121883C},
    keywords = {Active optics, Meniscus mirror, Modular design, Lateral support, Cascade control},
    year = {2022},
    doi = {10.1117/12.2625986},
    }
  • C. Schwaer, D. Stefanek, A. Sinn, and G. Schitter, Integrated Force Sensor based on Optical Distance Measurement for a Modular Actuator used in Active Optics, in 2022 IEEE/ASME International Conference on Advanced Intelligent Mechatronics (AIM), 2022, pp. 496-501.
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    @inproceedings{101109AIM5223720229863267,
    author={Schwaer, Christian and Stefanek, David and Sinn, Andreas and Schitter, Georg},
    booktitle={2022 IEEE/ASME International Conference on Advanced Intelligent Mechatronics (AIM)},
    title={Integrated Force Sensor based on Optical Distance Measurement for a Modular Actuator used in Active Optics},
    year={2022},
    volume={},
    number={},
    pages={496-501},
    doi={10.1109/AIM52237.2022.9863267},
    }
  • A. Sinn, S. Schachner, T. Riel, C. Schwaer, and G. Schitter, Feed-forward vibration compensation for small telescopes, in Advances in Optical and Mechanical Technologies for Telescopes and Instrumentation V, 2022, p. 1169–1175.
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    @inproceedings{2022_Sinn_SPIE1,
    title={Feed-forward vibration compensation for small telescopes},
    author={Sinn, Andreas and Schachner, Stephan and Riel, Thomas and Schwaer, Christian and Schitter, Georg},
    booktitle={Advances in Optical and Mechanical Technologies for Telescopes and Instrumentation V},
    volume={12188},
    pages={1169--1175},
    year={2022},
    organization={SPIE},
    }
  • A. Sinn, C. Schwaer, P. Kremsner, and G. Schitter, High-bandwidth tip-tilt compensation for small telescope systems, in Adaptive Optics Systems VIII, 2022, p. 2553–2559.
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    @inproceedings{2022_Sinn_SPIE1,
    title={High-bandwidth tip-tilt compensation for small telescope systems},
    author={Sinn, Andreas and Schwaer, Christian and Kremsner, Peter and Schitter, Georg},
    booktitle={Adaptive Optics Systems VIII},
    volume={12185},
    pages={2553--2559},
    year={2022},
    organization={SPIE},
    }

2021

  • D. Ojdanic, A. Sinn, C. Schwaer, and G. Schitter, UAV Detection and Tracking with a Robotic Telescope System, in Proceedings of the Advanced Intelligent Mechatronics Conference 2021, 2021.
    [BibTex]
    @inproceedings{TUW-299533,
    author = {Ojdanic, Denis and Sinn, Andreas and Schwaer, Christian and Schitter, Georg},
    title = {UAV Detection and Tracking with a Robotic Telescope System},
    booktitle = {Proceedings of the Advanced Intelligent Mechatronics Conference 2021},
    year = {2021},
    note = {Posterpr{\"a}sentation: 2021 IEEE International Conference on Advanced Intelligent Mechatronics (AIM), Delft, Netherlands; 2021-07-12 -- 2021-07-16}
    }

2020

  • C. Schwaer, J. Hofmann, M. Mühlpfordt, A. Frank, and L. Gröll, Modular simulation model for falling film evaporators with novel approach to manage dominant time-varying transport delays, Computers & Chemical Engineering, vol. 132, iss. 106604, 2020.
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    @Article{TUW-282516,
    author = {Schwaer, Christian and Hofmann, Julian and M{\"u}hlpfordt, Michael and Frank, Andreas and Gr{\"o}ll, Lutz},
    title = {Modular simulation model for falling film evaporators with novel approach to manage dominant time-varying transport delays},
    journal = {Computers {\&} Chemical Engineering},
    year = {2020},
    volume = {132},
    number = {106604},
    note = {zur Ver{\"o}ffentlichung angenommen},
    doi = {10.1016/j.compchemeng.2019.106604},
    keywords = {Falling film evaporatorMechanical vapor recompressionModular simulation modelTime-varying transport delay},
    numpages = {14},
    }
  • T. Riel, A. Galffy, G. Janisch, D. Wertjanz, A. Sinn, C. Schwaer, and G. Schitter, High performance motion control for optical satellite tracking systems, Advances in Space Research, vol. 65, iss. 5, 2020.
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    @Article{TUW-283799,
    author = {Riel, Thomas and Galffy, Andras and Janisch, Georg and Wertjanz, Daniel and Sinn, Andreas and Schwaer, Christian and Schitter, Georg},
    title = {High performance motion control for optical satellite tracking systems},
    journal = {Advances in Space Research},
    year = {2020},
    volume = {65},
    number = {5},
    doi = {10.1016/j.asr.2019.11.039},
    keywords = {Satellite Tracking, Precision Motion Control, Space Debris Observation, Satellite Laser Ranging, Optical Satellite Communication, Space Situation Awareness},
    numpages = {11},
    }
  • C. Schwaer, A. Sinn, P. Keller, and G. Schitter, Design methodology to develop an active optics system for a thin 1-m meniscus mirror, Journal of Astronomical Telescopes, Instruments, and Systems, vol. 6, iss. 4, p. 049002-1–049002-22, 2020.
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    @article{TUW-291787,
    author = {Schwaer, Christian and Sinn, Andreas and Keller, Philipp and Schitter, Georg},
    title = {Design methodology to develop an active optics system for a thin 1-m meniscus mirror},
    journal = {Journal of Astronomical Telescopes, Instruments, and Systems},
    year = {2020},
    volume = {6},
    number = {4},
    pages = {049002-1--049002-22},
    doi = {10.1117/1.JATIS.6.4.049002},
    keywords = {active optics, telescopes, mirrors, lightweight design, finite element analysis, mechatronic system design}
    }

2019

  • C. Schwaer, A. Sinn, and G. Schitter, Mechatronic Approach towards Lightweight Mirrors with Active Optics for Telescope Systems, in Proceedings of the Joint Conference 8th IFAC Symposium on Mechatronic Systems (MECHATRONICS 2019), and 11th IFAC Symposium on Nonlinear Control Systems (NOLCOS 2019), 2019.
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    @InProceedings{TUW-281662,
    author = {Schwaer, Christian and Sinn, Andreas and Schitter, Georg},
    title = {Mechatronic Approach towards Lightweight Mirrors with Active Optics for Telescope Systems},
    booktitle = {Proceedings of the Joint Conference 8th IFAC Symposium on Mechatronic Systems (MECHATRONICS 2019), and 11th IFAC Symposium on Nonlinear Control Systems (NOLCOS 2019)},
    year = {2019},
    volume = {52/15},
    note = {Vortrag: Joint Conference 8th IFAC Symposium on Mechatronic Systems (MECHATRONICS 2019), and 11th IFAC Symposium on Nonlinear Control Systems (NOLCOS 2019), Wien; 2019-09-04 -- 2019-09-06},
    doi = {10.1016/j.ifacol.2019.11.641},
    journal = {IFAC-PapersOnLine/Elsevier},
    keywords = {Active Optics, Meniscus Mirror, System Analysis, Optomechatronics},
    numpages = {6},
    }
  • T. Riel, A. Sinn, C. Schwaer, M. Ploner, and G. Schitter, Iterative Trajectory Learning for Highly Accurate Optical Satellite Tracking Systems, Acta Astronautica, vol. 164, 2019.
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    @Article{TUW-283801,
    author = {Riel, Thomas and Sinn, Andreas and Schwaer, Christian and Ploner, Martin and Schitter, Georg},
    title = {Iterative Trajectory Learning for Highly Accurate Optical Satellite Tracking Systems},
    journal = {Acta Astronautica},
    year = {2019},
    volume = {164},
    doi = {10.1016/j.actaastro.2019.07.012},
    keywords = {Iterative Learning Control, Precision Motion Control, Satellite Tracking, Satellite Laser Ranging, Space Debris Observation, Space Situation Awareness},
    numpages = {9},
    }