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FUV grating performance for the cosmic origins spectrograph
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Paper Abstract

The Cosmic Origins Spacecraft (COS) will be the most sensitive UV spectrograph to be flown aboard the Hubble Space Telescope. The COS FUV and NUV channels will provide high sensitivity at resolution greater than 20000 over wavelengths ranging from 115 nm to 320 nm. We present a brief review of the instrument design and grating test plan as well optical test results for the first FUV grating delivered.

Paper Details

Date Published: 28 July 2000
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 4013, UV, Optical, and IR Space Telescopes and Instruments, (28 July 2000); doi: 10.1117/12.394019
Show Author Affiliations
Steven N. Osterman, Univ. of Colorado/Boulder (United States)
Erik Wilkinson, Univ. of Colorado/Boulder (United States)
James C. Green, Univ. of Colorado/Boulder (United States)
Kevin W. Redman, Mantech Systems Engineering Corp. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4013:
UV, Optical, and IR Space Telescopes and Instruments
James B. Breckinridge; Peter Jakobsen, Editor(s)

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