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Scientific potential of infrared interferometry from space
Author(s): Huub J. A. Roettgering; GianLuigi Granato; Bruno Guiderdoni; Gregory Rudnick
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Paper Abstract

In this review, we will first briefly discuss the imaging performance of the missions, with an emphasis on the Darwin mission. We will then discuss how these space interferometers will contribute in a very significant way to our understanding of the formation and evolution of planets, stars, galaxies and supermassive black-holes located at the centers of most or possibly even all galaxies.

Paper Details

Date Published: 5 July 2000
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 4006, Interferometry in Optical Astronomy, (5 July 2000); doi: 10.1117/12.390274
Show Author Affiliations
Huub J. A. Roettgering, Univ. of Leiden (Netherlands)
GianLuigi Granato, Astronomical Observatory of Padua (Italy)
Bruno Guiderdoni, Institut d'Astrophysique de Paris (France)
Gregory Rudnick, Max-Planck-Intitut fuer Astronomie (Germany)


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

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