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Solar spectrograph for occultation and solar flux measurements in the solar system
Author(s): Bill R. Sandel; A. Lyle Broadfoot
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Paper Abstract

A compact solar spectrograph based on the Rowland grazing-incidence design has been developed that covers 200-3200 A and has no moving parts; it will record the entire spectrum within its range in a single exposure on the basis of pinhole optics. Three gratings are used and these are recorded on a single CCD focal plane detector. Methods used to minimize the effects of scattering include its suppression with coatings and optical components; a detector layout that subtracts scattered light effects, and a photocathode that discriminates against long wavelengths.

Paper Details

Date Published: 29 June 1992
PDF: 13 pages
Proc. SPIE 1745, Instrumentation for Planetary and Terrestrial Atmospheric Remote Sensing, (29 June 1992); doi: 10.1117/12.60604
Show Author Affiliations
Bill R. Sandel, Univ. of Arizona (United States)
A. Lyle Broadfoot, Univ. of Arizona (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1745:
Instrumentation for Planetary and Terrestrial Atmospheric Remote Sensing
Supriya Chakrabarti; Andrew B. Christensen, Editor(s)

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