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The JWST MIRI instrument concept
Author(s): Gillian S. Wright; George H. Rieke; Luis Colina; Ewine van Dishoeck; Greg Goodson; Tom Greene; Pierre-Olivier Lagage; Avinash Karnik; Scott D. Lambros; Dietrich Lemke; Margaret Meixner; Hans-Ulrich Norgaard; Goran Oloffson; Tom Ray; Michael Ressler; Christoffel Waelkens; David Wright; Alex Zhender
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Paper Abstract

The MIRI is the mid-IR instrument for JWST and provides imaging, coronography and low and medium resolution spectroscopy over the 5-28μm band. In this paper we provide an overview of the key driving requirements and design status.

Paper Details

Date Published: 12 October 2004
PDF: 11 pages
Proc. SPIE 5487, Optical, Infrared, and Millimeter Space Telescopes, (12 October 2004); doi: 10.1117/12.551717
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Gillian S. Wright, UK Astronomy Technology Ctr. (United Kingdom)
George H. Rieke, Steward Observatory/Univ. of Arizona (United States)
Luis Colina, Instituto de Estructura de la Materia, CSIC (Spain)
Ewine van Dishoeck, Leiden Observatory (Netherlands)
Greg Goodson, Jet Propulsion Lab. (United States)
Tom Greene, NASA Ames Research Ctr. (United States)
Pierre-Olivier Lagage, CEA-Service d'Astrophysique (France)
Avinash Karnik, Jet Propulsion Lab. (United States)
Scott D. Lambros, NASA Goddard Space Flight Ctr. (United States)
Dietrich Lemke, Max-Planck-Institut für Astronomie (Germany)
Margaret Meixner, Space Telescope Science Institute (United States)
Hans-Ulrich Norgaard, Danish Space Research Institute (Denmark)
Goran Oloffson, Stockholm Observatory/Univ. of Stockholm (Sweden)
Tom Ray, Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies (Ireland)
Michael Ressler, Jet Propulsion Lab. (United States)
Christoffel Waelkens, Katholieke Univ. Leuven (Belgium)
David Wright, EADS-Astrium, Ltd. (United Kingdom)
Alex Zhender, Paul Scherrer Institute (Switzerland)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 5487:
Optical, Infrared, and Millimeter Space Telescopes
John C. Mather, Editor(s)

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