San Diego Convention Center
San Diego, California, United States
11 - 15 August 2019
Conference 11115
UV/Optical/IR Space Telescopes and Instruments: Innovative Technologies and Concepts IX
Sunday - Monday 11 - 12 August 2019
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Conference Chairs
Program Committee
  • Giovanni Fazio, Harvard-Smithsonian Ctr. for Astrophysics (United States)
  • Lee D. Feinberg, NASA Goddard Space Flight Ctr. (United States)
  • Matthew A. Greenhouse, NASA Goddard Space Flight Ctr. (United States)
  • David Leisawitz, NASA Goddard Space Flight Ctr. (United States)
  • Paul A. Lightsey, Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp. (United States)

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Session 1:
Instrumentation and Detectors I
Sunday 11 August 2019
8:40 AM - 10:20 AM
Session Chair:
H. Philip Stahl, NASA Marshall Space Flight Ctr. (United States)
WFIRST wide-field instrument optical mechanical assembly design overview
Paper 11115-1
Author(s): Jeanette L. Domber, Dennis Nicks, Thomas Delker, Ball Aerospace (United States)
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Spectral and radiometric calibration of WFIRST slitless spectrometer (grism)
Paper 11115-2
Author(s): Qian Gong, Matthew Bergkoetter, NASA Goddard Space Flight Ctr. (United States); Joshua Berrier, Tech Innovations, LLC (United States); John Chambers, Margaret Dominguez, NASA Goddard Space Flight Ctr. (United States); Wesley Fincher, Tech Innovations, LLC (United States); John Hagopian, Lambda Consulting, LLC (United States); Catherine Marx, NASA Goddard Space Flight Ctr. (United States)
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CETUS science capabilities enabled by the CETUS NUV multi-object spectrometer and NUV/FUV camera and the driving technologies
Paper 11115-3
Author(s): Stephen E. Kendrick, Kendrick Aerospace Consulting LLC (United States); Robert A. Woodruff, Woodruff Consulting (United States); Tony Hull, The Univ. of New Mexico (United States); Sara R. Heap, NASA Goddard Space Flight Ctr. (United States); Alexander S. Kutyrev, Univ. of Maryland, College Park (United States)
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Raman laser spectrometer flight model assembly and integration verification: end-to-end functional tests for thermal strap assembly procedure redefinition
Paper 11115-4
Author(s): José Antonio Rodríguez Prieto, ISDEFE, S.A., INTA Instituto Nacional de Técnica Aeroespacial (Spain); Gonzalo Ramos , Andoni Moral , Carlos Pérez, INTA Instituto Nacional de Técnica Aeroespacial (Spain); Fernando Rull, Univ. de Valladolid (Spain); Tomás Belenguer, César Quintana, INTA Instituto Nacional de Técnica Aeroespacial (Spain); Jesús Zafra, Juan Francisco Cabrero, Amaia Santiago, ISDEFE, S.A., INTA Instituto Nacional de Técnica Aeroespacial (Spain); David Escribano, INTA Instituto Nacional de Técnica Aeroespacial (Spain)
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Design of a sky brightness spectrograph with 2.5-5μm band for sky brightness measurements
Paper 11115-5
Author(s): Jin-Ting Chen, Qi-jie Tang, Yi-hao Zhang, Jun Zhang, Feng-xin Jiang, Shu-cheng Dong, Zhi-Yue Wang, Jie Chen, Jian Wang, Univ. of Science and Technology of China (China)
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Session 2:
Instrumentation and Detectors II
Sunday 11 August 2019
10:50 AM - 12:10 PM
Session Chair:
Allison A. Barto, Ball Aerospace (United States)
First test results on SWIR subsystem optical breadboards: Optical mounting characterization, first slit homogenizer, and immersed grating for space applications
Paper 11115-6
Author(s): Chiara Graziosi, Claudio Pasqui, Fabio Brandani, Leonardo (Italy); Ruediger Hohn, Airbus Defence and Space (Germany); Matthias Erdmann, European Space Research and Technology Ctr., European Space Agency (Netherlands)
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Planetary transits and oscillation of stars (PLATO) focal plane assembly (FPA): prototype assembly and integration verification
Paper 11115-7
Author(s): Gonzalo Ramos Zapata, Ángel Luis Valverde , INTA Instituto Nacional de Técnica Aeroespacial (Spain); Andrés Manjón, LIDAX (Spain); Ana Balado, INTA Instituto Nacional de Técnica Aeroespacial (Spain); David Barrado, Miguel Mas, Ctr. de Astrobiología, Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (Spain)
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Development and focal ratio degradation optimisation of integral field units on Hector
Paper 11115-8
Author(s): Adeline H. Wang, Rebecca Brown, Julia Bryant, The Univ. of Sydney (Australia)
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Characterization of a silicon photomultiplier for the Ultrafast Astronomy Telescope
Paper 11115-9
Author(s): Siyang Li, Univ. of California, Berkeley (United States); George F. Smoot, Univ. of California, Berkeley (United States), Hong Kong Univ. of Science and Technology (Hong Kong, China), Nazarbayev Univ. (Kazakhstan)
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Lunch Break 12:10 PM - 1:40 PM
Session 3:
Instrumentation and Detectors III
Sunday 11 August 2019
1:40 PM - 2:40 PM
Session Chair:
James B. Breckinridge, Caltech (United States)
Ground- and space-based UV observations with EMCCDs
Paper 11115-10
Author(s): Gillian Kyne, Caltech (United States); Erika T. Hamden, The Univ. of Arizona (United States); Keri Hoadley, Christopher Martin, Caltech (United States); Shouleh Nikzad, April Jewell, Jet Propulsion Lab. (United States)
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The silicon lattice defects in proton and gamma irradiated n-channel CCDs
Paper 11115-11
Author(s): Anton Lindley-DeCaire, David Hall, Nathan Bush, Ben Dryer, Andrew Holland, The Open Univ. (United Kingdom)
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CCD camera and operatoinal software for CSTAR2
Paper 11115-13
Author(s): Cheng Chen, Hong-Fei Zhang, Ming-Hao Jia, Ya-Qi Chen, Zhi-Yue Wang, Yi Zhang, Yi Feng, Qi-jie Tang, Guang-yu Zhang, Jie Chen, Jian Wang, Univ. of Science and Technology of China (China)
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Session 4:
Innovative Concepts and Designs
Sunday 11 August 2019
3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Session Chair:
H. Philip Stahl, NASA Marshall Space Flight Ctr. (United States)
Ensuring the enduring viability of the Space Science Enterprise
Paper 11115-14
Author(s): Jonathan W. Arenberg, Charles Atkinson, Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems (United States)
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NPS Sparse Aperture Testbed
Paper 11115-15
Author(s): Brij N. Agrawal, Jae Jun Kim, Jeffrey Baker, Ty Martinez, Bautista Fernandez, Naval Postgraduate School (United States)
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In-space assembly: MiniServ architecture
Paper 11115-16
Author(s): Howard A. MacEwen, Reviresco, LLC (United States); Charles F. Lillie, Lillie Consulting, LLC (United States); Ronald S. Polidan, Polidan Science Systems & Technologies, LLC (United Kingdom)
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Stealth telescopes for space and ground astronomy
Paper 11115-17
Author(s): James B. Breckinridge, Caltech (United States), College of Optical Sciences, The Univ. of Arizona (United States); James Harvey, Photon Engineering LLC (United States); Meredith Kupinski, Jeffrey Davis, Dae Wook Kim, College of Optical Sciences, The Univ. of Arizona (United States); Douglas S. Ewan, The Univ. of Arizona (United States); Yi-Ting Feng, College of Optical Sciences, The Univ. of Arizona (United States); Charles F. Lillie, Lillie Consulting, LLC (United States)
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A new Newtonian architecture
Paper 11115-18
Author(s): Thomas D. Ditto, 3DeWitt, LLC (United States)
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An evolvable space telescope optimized for exoplanet detection and characterization
Paper 11115-19
Author(s): Charles F. Lillie, Lillie Consulting, LLC (United States); James B. Breckinridge, College of Optical Sciences, The Univ. of Arizona (United States), California Institute of Technology (United States)
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Sunday Evening Plenary Session
Sunday 11 August 2019
6:00 PM - 7:25 PM

6:00 pm to 6:05 pm: Welcome and Opening Remarks

Accelerating science: how AI and cloud computing can boost scientific progress (Plenary Presentation)
Paper 11139-201
Author(s): Massimo Mascaro, Google Cloud (United States)
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LISA: observing gravitational waves from Space (Plenary Presentation)
Paper 11115-202
Author(s): Martin Gehler, European Space Agency (France)
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Monday 12 August Show All Abstracts
Session 5:
Decadal Large Mission Concepts and Technology I: Joint Session with Conferences 11115, 11116, 11117, and 11118
Monday 12 August 2019
8:20 AM - 10:20 AM
Session Chairs:
Allison A. Barto, Ball Aerospace (United States) ;
Oswald H. W. Siegmund, Space Sciences Lab. (United States)
Lynx X-Ray Observatory: the Universe revealed
Paper 11118-18
Author(s): Marshall W. Bautz, MIT Kavli Institute for Astrophysics and Space Research (United States)
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The Lynx X-ray Observatory: revealing the invisible universe
Paper 11118-19
Author(s): Daniel A. Schwartz, Harvard-Smithsonian Ctr for Astrophysics (United States); Alexey Vikhlinin, Harvey Tananbaum, Mark Freeman, Grant Tremblay, Eric D. Schwartz, Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory (United States); Jessica A. Gaskin, Douglas Swartz, Karen Gelmis, Kevin S. McCarley, Alexandra Dominguez, NASA Marshall Space Flight Ctr. (United States)
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The Habitable Exoplanet Observatory (HabEx)
Paper 11115-21
Author(s): Scott Gaudi, The Ohio State Univ. (United States); Sara Seager, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (United States); Bertrand Mennesson, Alina Kiessling, Keith Warfield, Jet Propulsion Lab. (United States)
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Technology maturity update for the Habitable-zone Exoplanet Imaging Observatory (HabEx) concept
Paper 11115-22
Author(s): Rhonda M. Morgan, Keith Warfield, Jet Propulsion Lab. (United States); H. Philip Stahl, NASA Marshall Space Flight Ctr. (United States); Gary Kuan, Bertrand Mennesson, Shouleh Nikzad, Alireza Azizi, Bala Balasubramanian, Jet Propulsion Lab. (United States); Dimitri Mawet, Caltech (United States); David C. Redding, Eugene Serabyn, Stuart Shaklan, John J. Hennessy, Jet Propulsion Lab. (United States); Steve Warwick, Northrup Grumman Corp. (United States)
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Telling the story of life in the cosmos: The LUVOIR telescope concepts
Paper 11115-23
Author(s): Aki Roberge, Matthew R. Bolcar, NASA Goddard Space Flight Ctr. (United States); Kevin France, Univ. of Colorado Boulder (United States)
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The Large UV/Optical/Infrared (LUVOIR) surveyor: engineering design and technology overview
Paper 11115-24
Author(s): Matthew R. Bolcar, NASA Goddard Space Flight Ctr. (United States)
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Session 6:
Decadal Large Mission Concepts and Technology II: Joint Session with Conferences 11115, 11116, 11117, and 11118
Monday 12 August 2019
10:50 AM - 12:10 PM
Session Chairs:
Tony B. Hull, The Univ. of New Mexico (United States) ;
Stuart B. Shaklan, Jet Propulsion Lab. (United States)
The Origins Space Telescope
Paper 11115-25
Author(s): David T. Leisawitz, NASA Goddard Space Flight Ctr. (United States)
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Large ultrastable telescope system study
Paper 11115-27
Author(s): Laura E. Coyle, J. S. Knight, Ball Aerospace (United States); Laurent Pueyo, Space Telescope Science Institute (United States); Jonathan W. Arenberg, Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems (United States); Matthew East, Harris Corp. (United States); Kevin Patton, Northrup Grumman Corp. (United States); Matthew R. Bolcar, NASA Goddard Space Flight Ctr. (United States)
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Dynamic wavefront error and line-of-sight performance predictions for the 15-meter segmented Large Ultraviolet/Optical/Infrared Surveyor (LUVOIR) with non-contact vibration isolation
Paper 11115-28
Author(s): Larry D. Dewell, Alison A. Nordt, Ankur Chopra, Lockheed Martin Advanced Technology Ctr. (United States); Matthew R. Bolcar, Julie A. Crooke, NASA Goddard Space Flight Ctr. (United States); Michael S. Jacoby, Kiarash Tajdaran, Torben B. Andersen, Lockheed Martin Advanced Technology Ctr. (United States)
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Open letter to future flagship designers
Paper 11115-29
Author(s): Jonathan W. Arenberg, Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems (United States); Allison Barto, Ball Aerospace (United States)
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Lunch Break 12:10 PM - 2:00 PM
Session 7:
HabEx Design and Instrumentation
Monday 12 August 2019
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Session Chair:
James B. Breckinridge, Caltech (United States)
HabEx baseline telescope design and predicted performance
Paper 11115-30
Author(s): H. Philip Stahl, NASA Marshall Space Flight Ctr. (United States)
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A Habitable Exoplanet Observatory (HabEx) starshade-only alternative
Paper 11115-31
Author(s): David C. Redding, Kevin Hurd, Claudia Pineda, Jet Propulsion Lab. (United States); Michael Rodgers, Synopsys, Inc. (United States); Howard Tseng, Stefan Martin, Kevin Schulz, Jet Propulsion Lab. (United States); Matthew East, Harris Corp. (United States); Gordon Wu, Bradley Hood, Ball Aerospace (United States)
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The HabEx Ultraviolet Spectrograph (UVS): design and science drivers
Paper 11115-32
Author(s): Paul A. Scowen, Arizona State Univ. (United States)
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Session 8:
LUVOIR Design and Instrumentation
Monday 12 August 2019
3:30 PM - 5:10 PM
Session Chair:
H. Philip Stahl, NASA Marshall Space Flight Ctr. (United States)
Overview of the optomechanical design of the LUVOIR instruments
Paper 11115-33
Author(s): James A. Corsetti, Matthew R. Bolcar, Julie A. Crooke, Joseph A. Generie, Qian Gong, Tyler D. Groff, Jason E. Hylan, Andrew L. Jones, Garrett J. West, Neil T. Zimmerman, NASA Goddard Space Flight Ctr. (United States); Kevin C. France, Brian T. Fleming, Univ. of Colorado Boulder (United States)
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Optical instrument thermal control on the Large Ultraviolet/Optical/Infrared Surveyor
Paper 11115-34
Author(s): Kan Yang, Matthew R. Bolcar, Julie A. Crooke, Jason E. Hylan, NASA Goddard Space Flight Ctr. (United States); Sang C. Park, Harvard-Smithsonian Ctr. for Astrophysics (United States); Regis Venti, Bryan D. Matonak, Michael K. Choi, NASA Goddard Space Flight Ctr. (United States)
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Assessment of the projected dimensional stability and associated implications on material property knowledge uncertainty demands for future large space telescope metering structures
Paper 11115-35
Author(s): Sang C. Park, Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory (United States); Marcel Bluth, Intuitive Machines, LLC (United States); Michael J. Eisenhower, Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory (United States); Matt Nielsen, Intuitive Machines, LLC (United States)
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Thermal frequency and time constant case study for LUVOIR ULTRA
Paper 11115-36
Author(s): Christopher Sullivan, Matthew East, Harris Corp. (United States)
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Managing future large scale missions like LUVOIR
Paper 11115-37
Author(s): Julie A. Crooke, Matthew R. Bolcar, Jason E. Hylan, NASA Goddard Space Flight Ctr. (United States)
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Session PMon:
Posters-Monday
Monday 12 August 2019
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Conference attendees are invited to attend the poster session on Monday evening. Come view the posters, enjoy light refreshments, ask questions, and network with colleagues in your field. Registration badges are required for entry.

Poster Setup: Monday 10:00 AM – 4:30 PM
View poster presentation guidelines and set-up instructions at
http://spie.org/OPPosterGuidelines
Optical design of the Origins Space Telescope
Paper 11115-26
Author(s): James A. Corsetti, Edward G. Amatucci, Ruth C. Carter, NASA Goddard Space Flight Ctr. (United States); Tom D'Asto, ATA Aerospace, LLC (United States); Michael J. DiPirro, NASA Goddard Space Flight Ctr. (United States); Benjamin J. Gavares, Northrop Grumman Corp. (United States); Joseph M. Howard, David T. Leisawitz, Gregory E. Martins, NASA Goddard Space Flight Ctr. (United States); Margaret Meixner, Space Telescope Science Institute (United States); Len Seals, NASA Goddard Space Flight Ctr. (United States)
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Spectral response of the stereo imaging channel of SIMBIOSYS onboard the ESA BepiColombo Mission
Paper 11115-38
Author(s): Alessandra Slemer, Vania Da Deppo, CNR-Istituto di Fotonica e Nanotecnologie (Italy); Emanuele T. Simioni, INAF - Osservatorio Astronomico di Padova (Italy); Gianluca Aroldi, Donato Borrelli, Leonardo S.p.A. (Italy); Cristina Re, INAF - Osservatorio Astronomico di Padova (Italy); Michele Dami, Leonardo Tommasi, Iacopo Ficai Veltroni, Leonardo S.p.A. (Italy); Maria T. Capria, INAF - Istituto di Astrofisica e Planetologia Spaziali - IAPS (Italy); Giampiero Naletto, Univ. degli Studi di Padova (Italy); Paola Zuppella, CNR-Istituto di Fotonica e Nanotecnologie (Italy); Raffaele Mugnuolo, Marilena Amoroso, Agenzia Spaziale Italiana (Italy); Gabriele Cremonese, INAF - Osservatorio Astronomico di Padova (Italy)
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Simulation of laser propagation including M2 factor for the SUPERCAM instrument
Paper 11115-39
Author(s): Karine Mathieu, Ctr. National d'Études Spatiales (France); Sylvestre Maurice, Ctr. d'Etude Spatiale des Rayonnements (France); Pernelle Bernardi, Lab. d'Etudes Spatiales et d'Instrumentation en Astrophysique, Observatoire de Paris-Meudon (France)
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The impact of fiber fusion on the focal ratio degradation and transmission
Paper 11115-40
Author(s): Jian Li, National Astronomical Observatories (China)
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Design and improvements of the control system for LAMOST spectrographs
Paper 11115-41
Author(s): Guanru Lv, National Astronomical Observatories (China)
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Research on balloon-borne imaging technology for daytime airglow observation
Paper 11115-42
Author(s): Yan Sun, Tao Tao, Academy of Opto-Electronics (China); Min Huang, Academy of Opto-Electronics (China), Univ. of Chinese Academy of Sciences (China)
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Rapid-prototyping a tabletop integral field spectrograph
Paper 11115-43
Author(s): Michael Galvin, Princeton Univ. (United States); Christian Delacroix, Liège Univ. (Belgium); Mary Anne Limbach, Exoplanet Consulting (United States); Tyler D. Groff, NASA Goddard Space Flight Ctr. (United States); N. Jeremy Kasdin, Princeton Univ. (United States)
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MVIC engineering array characterization in the SwRI Detector Calibration Lab
Paper 11115-44
Author(s): Todd J. Veach, Amanda J. Bayless, Peter Roming, Southwest Research Institute (United States); Gregory Bredthauer, Joseph Tufts, Semiconductor Technology Associates, Inc. (United States)
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Factors affecting the performance of an ultrastable telescope: turning over all the rocks
Paper 11115-45
Author(s): Jonathan W. Arenberg, Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems (United States)
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Optimizing active optic actuator positions
Paper 11115-46
Author(s): Dean Keithly, Kevin Liu, Jacob Shapiro, Christopher Della Santina, Dmitry Savransky, Cornell Univ. (United States)
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Fast steering mirror disturbance effects on overall system optical performance for the Large Ultraviolet/Optical/Infrared Surveyor (LUVOIR) concept using a non-contact vibration isolation and precision pointing system
Paper 11115-47
Author(s): Lia W. Sacks, Christine Collins, Gregory Walsh, NASA Goddard Space Flight Ctr. (United States); Michael J. Eisenhower, Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory (United States); Garrett J. West, Joseph M. Howard, NASA Goddard Space Flight Ctr. (United States); Sang C. Park, Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory (United States); Matthew R. Bolcar, Jason E. Hylan, Julie A. Crooke, NASA Goddard Space Flight Ctr. (United States)
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An alternate architecture for the Origins Space Telescope
Paper 11115-48
Author(s): Jonathan W. Arenberg, John Pohner, Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems (United States)
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Radiation tolerant, photon counting, visible and near-IR (VISIR) detectors for space coronagraphs and starshades
Paper 11115-49
Author(s): Bernard J. Rauscher, NASA Goddard Space Flight Ctr. (United States); Stephen E. Holland, Lawrence Berkeley National Lab. (United States); Laddawan R. Miko, Augustyn Waczynski, NASA Goddard Space Flight Ctr. (United States)
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