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Starlight beam misalignment in optical synthesis imaging
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Paper Abstract

Optical interferometry and interferometric synthesis imaging are being recognized as very important to the future of high resolution space-based astronomy. In this paper, an overview of optical interferometric imaging is presented and the effect of starlight beam misalignment in optical synthesis imaging is studied using a computer model. These studies will be augmented by laboratory synthesis imaging experiments designed to investigate these issues further.

Paper Details

Date Published: 28 August 1998
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 3356, Space Telescopes and Instruments V, (28 August 1998); doi: 10.1117/12.324435
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Bijan Nemati, Lockheed Martin Missiles & Space (United States)
Alan L. Duncan, Lockheed Martin Missiles & Space (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3356:
Space Telescopes and Instruments V
Pierre Y. Bely; James B. Breckinridge, Editor(s)

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