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Spatial heterodyne spectroscopy: a novel interferometric technique for the FUV
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Paper Abstract

The optical principles associated with spatial heterodyne spectroscopy (SHS) are described and the results of proof-of-concept tests performed in both the visible and the UV spectral regions are presented. A specific all-reflecting SHS configuration now being developed for high-resolution planetary Lyman-alpha studies is discussed. The expected performance of SHS systems is compared to that of conventional instrumentation in two cases: Venusian Ly-alpha measurements at high resolution from a sounding rocket and the velocity-resolved survey of the diffuse FUV interstellar medium emission from a Small Explorer class satellite.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 November 1990
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 1344, EUV, X-Ray, and Gamma-Ray Instrumentation for Astronomy, (1 November 1990); doi: 10.1117/12.23275
Show Author Affiliations
John M. Harlander, Univ. of Wisconsin/Madison (United States)
Fred L. Roesler, Univ. of Wisconsin/Madison (United States)
Supriya Chakrabarti, Univ. of California/Berkeley (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1344:
EUV, X-Ray, and Gamma-Ray Instrumentation for Astronomy
Oswald H. W. Siegmund; Hugh S. Hudson, Editor(s)

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