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Optical design of the WFIRST Phase-A Wide Field Instrument
Author(s): Bert A. Pasquale; Catherine T. Marx; Guangjun Gao; Nerses Armani; Thomas Casey
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Paper Abstract

The WFIRST Wide-Field Infrared Survey Telescope TMA optical design provides 0.28-sq° FOV at 0.11” pixel scale to the Wide Field Instrument, operating between 0.48-2.0μm, including a spectrograph mode (1.0-2.0μm.) An Integral Field Channel provides 2-D discrete spectroscopy at 0.15” and 0.3” sampling from 0.42-2.0μm.

Paper Details

Date Published: 27 November 2017
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 10590, International Optical Design Conference 2017, 105901Q (27 November 2017); doi: 10.1117/12.2300295
Show Author Affiliations
Bert A. Pasquale, NASA Goddard Space Flight Ctr. (United States)
Catherine T. Marx, NASA Goddard Space Flight Ctr. (United States)
Guangjun Gao, Sigma Space Corp. (United States)
Nerses Armani, SGT, Inc. (United States)
Thomas Casey, AS&D, Inc. (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 10590:
International Optical Design Conference 2017
Peter P. Clark; Julius A. Muschaweck; Richard N. Pfisterer; John R. Rogers, Editor(s)

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