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Optical design of WUVS instrument: WSO-UV spectrographs
Author(s): Mikhail Sachkov; Vladimir Panchuk; Maxim Yushkin; Timur Fatkhullin
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Paper Abstract

World Space Observatory - Ultraviolet project is an international space observatory for spectroscopy and imaging in 115-310 nm spectral range. The WSO-UV telescope feeds in its focal plane two main instruments for spectroscopy (unit of spectrographs - WUVS) and imaging (field camera unit - FCU) as well as Fine Guidance System (FGS). Significant progress in the CCD development allows to use the back illuminated CCD detectors with anti-reflection coating for spectroscopic observations in this ultraviolet domain instead of wide used MCP detectors. In this paper we present the final optical design of the WUVS instrument.

Paper Details

Date Published: 18 July 2016
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 9905, Space Telescopes and Instrumentation 2016: Ultraviolet to Gamma Ray, 990537 (18 July 2016); doi: 10.1117/12.2233147
Show Author Affiliations
Mikhail Sachkov, Institute of Astronomy (Russian Federation)
Vladimir Panchuk, Special Astrophysical Observatory (Russian Federation)
ITMO Univ. (Russian Federation)
Maxim Yushkin, Special Astrophysical Observatory (Russian Federation)
Timur Fatkhullin, Special Astrophysical Observatory (Russian Federation)


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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