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Delft Testbed Interferometer: homothetic mapping and astrometric performances
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Paper Abstract

A special case of optical aperture synthesis, homothetic mapping, is the topic of this paper. It allows for a wide field of view for interferometric instruments, interesting for astrometric measurments of wide objects. This paper describes a testbed constructed and tested in TNO-TPD in Delft (the Netherlands). This testbed is intended as a tool to investigate the ins and outs of homothetic mapping. The homothetic mapping approach is explained, the whole setup is specified and results are shown.

Paper Details

Date Published: 20 October 2004
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 5491, New Frontiers in Stellar Interferometry, (20 October 2004); doi: 10.1117/12.551407
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Pierre-Marie Gori, Sterrewacht Leiden (Netherlands)
Casper van der Avoort, Technische Univ. Delft (Netherlands)
Rudolf S. Le Poole, Sterrewacht Leiden (Netherlands)
Hedser Van Brug, TNO TPD (Netherlands)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 5491:
New Frontiers in Stellar Interferometry
Wesley A. Traub, Editor(s)

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