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The TROPOMI Telescope
Author(s): David Nijkerk; Bart van Venrooy; Peter Van Doorn; Rens Henselmans; Folkert Draaisma; André Hoogstrate

Paper Abstract

In this paper, we discuss the two-mirror pushbroom telescope for TROPOMI. Using freeform optics, it has unprecedented resolution. The complete cycle of freeform optical design, analysis, manufacturing, metrology and functional test on a breadboard setup is described, focusing on the specific complexities concerning freeforms. The TROPOMI flight telescope will be manufactured in summer 2012.

Paper Details

Date Published: 20 November 2017
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 10564, International Conference on Space Optics — ICSO 2012, 105640Z (20 November 2017); doi: 10.1117/12.2309035
Show Author Affiliations
David Nijkerk, TNO (Netherlands)
Bart van Venrooy, TNO (Netherlands)
Peter Van Doorn, TNO (Netherlands)
Rens Henselmans, TNO (Netherlands)
Folkert Draaisma, TNO (Netherlands)
André Hoogstrate, TNO (Netherlands)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 10564:
International Conference on Space Optics — ICSO 2012
Bruno Cugny; Errico Armandillo; Nikos Karafolas, Editor(s)

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