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Submillimeter-wave spectroscopic performance of JEM/SMILES
Author(s): Hiroyuki Ozeki; Yasuko Kasai; Satoshi Ochiai; Sho Tsujimaru; Junji Inatani; Harunobu Masuko; Chikako Takahashi; Laurent Mazuray; Carlo Rosolen
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Paper Abstract

An acousto-optical spectrometer (AOS) is employed in order to meet scientific mission objectives of submillimeter-wave limb-emission sounder (SMILES) to be aboard the Japanese Experiment Module (JEM) of the International space station (ISS). The capability of multi channel detection with AOS is suitable for observing multi chemical species in a wide frequency region. Wide noise dynamic range enables us to obtain the spectra without unnecessary increase of system noise, suggesting a good combination of AOS with low noise front end system of SMILES> Several technical concerns relating to important instrumental characteristics of AOS are discussed and expected performance of the spectrometers to be used in the JEM/SMILES mission are over viewed.

Paper Details

Date Published: 21 December 2000
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 4152, Microwave Remote Sensing of the Atmosphere and Environment II, (21 December 2000); doi: 10.1117/12.410605
Show Author Affiliations
Hiroyuki Ozeki, National Space Development Agency of Japan (Japan)
Yasuko Kasai, Communications Research Lab. (Japan)
Satoshi Ochiai, Communications Research Lab. (Japan)
Sho Tsujimaru, National Space Development Agency of Japan (Japan)
Junji Inatani, National Space Development Agency of Japan (Japan)
Harunobu Masuko, Communications Research Lab. (Japan)
Chikako Takahashi, Fujitsu FIP Corp. (Japan)
Laurent Mazuray, ASTRIUM (France)
Carlo Rosolen, Observatoire de Paris-Meudon (France)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4152:
Microwave Remote Sensing of the Atmosphere and Environment II
Thomas T. Wilheit; Harunobu Masuko; Hiroyuki Wakabayashi, Editor(s)

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