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Developments in calibration of EUV and VUV detectors for solar orbiter instrumentation using synchrotron radiation
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Paper Abstract

Space-based missions exploring the spectral ranges of extreme- and vacuum-ultraviolet radiation (EUV, VUV) require on-ground, at-wavelength calibration of their detectors and imaging systems. With the use of monochromatized synchrotron radiation, traceable calibrations regarding the spectral responsivity of the instruments can be provided. A dedicated vacuum chamber is used to house space instruments up to 100 kg weight for calibration measurements. Currently, the development of calibration procedures for the EUI instrument of the Solar Orbiter is still underway.

Paper Details

Date Published: 18 July 2016
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 9905, Space Telescopes and Instrumentation 2016: Ultraviolet to Gamma Ray, 990547 (18 July 2016); doi: 10.1117/12.2231405
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Thomas Reichel, Physikalisch-Technische Bundesanstalt (Germany)
Alexander Gottwald, Physikalisch-Technische Bundesanstalt (Germany)
Udo Kroth, Physikalisch-Technische Bundesanstalt (Germany)
Christian Laubis, Physikalisch-Technische Bundesanstalt (Germany)
Frank Scholze, Physikalisch-Technische Bundesanstalt (Germany)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 9905:
Space Telescopes and Instrumentation 2016: Ultraviolet to Gamma Ray
Jan-Willem A. den Herder; Tadayuki Takahashi; Marshall Bautz, Editor(s)

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