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Design of a spaceborne optical aperture synthesis system for high-resolution astronomy
Author(s): Bertrand Calvel
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Paper Abstract

This paper proposes a design for a space borne interferometer with imaging capabilities. Multiple aperture interferometry is a promising technique for high resolution imaging in space. Indeed the use of modular elements based on optical fibers represents an attractive low cost approach compared to very large monolithic mirrors.

Paper Details

Date Published: 5 July 2000
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 4006, Interferometry in Optical Astronomy, (5 July 2000); doi: 10.1117/12.390173
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Bertrand Calvel, Matra Marconi Space (France)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4006:
Interferometry in Optical Astronomy
Pierre J. Lena; Andreas Quirrenbach, Editor(s)

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