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Science and architecture drivers for the HabEx Ultraviolet Spectrograph (UVS)
Author(s): Paul A. Scowen; Daniel Stern; Rachel Somerville; Mayer Rud; Stefan Martin; Matthew Beasley
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Paper Abstract

We have worked to define the compelling next generation General Astrophysics science that the 4m implementation of the HabEx mission concept might enable. These science drivers have been used to define requirements for a far ultraviolet (FUV) spectrograph design for the telescope design that meets the needs of these programs. We describe both the drivers and the baseline design for the instrument, the modes it might support, and the choices that were made to optimize the performance. The operational performance of the instrument in cooperation with the rest of the telescope design is also discussed.

Paper Details

Date Published: 5 September 2017
PDF: 15 pages
Proc. SPIE 10398, UV/Optical/IR Space Telescopes and Instruments: Innovative Technologies and Concepts VIII, 1039807 (5 September 2017); doi: 10.1117/12.2275147
Show Author Affiliations
Paul A. Scowen, Arizona State Univ. (United States)
Daniel Stern, Jet Propulsion Lab. (United States)
Rachel Somerville, Rutgers, The State Univ. of New Jersey (United States)
Mayer Rud, Jet Propulsion Lab. (United States)
Stefan Martin, Jet Propulsion Lab. (United States)
Matthew Beasley, Planetary Resources, Inc. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 10398:
UV/Optical/IR Space Telescopes and Instruments: Innovative Technologies and Concepts VIII
Howard A. MacEwen; James B. Breckinridge, Editor(s)

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