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NIRCam systems engineering: the recipe
Author(s): Bruce C. Steakley
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Paper Abstract

NIRCam is a highly sensitive, multi-spectral, high-resolution, cryogenic, compact, light-weight, and rugged near infra-red camera on the James Webb Space Telescope. The successful development of NIRCam is aided by good system engineering practice. This is a discussion of important elements of NIRCam System Engineering with some light-hearted contrast to a more common activity.

Paper Details

Date Published: 18 August 2005
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 5904, Cryogenic Optical Systems and Instruments XI, 590402 (18 August 2005); doi: 10.1117/12.616946
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Bruce C. Steakley, Lockheed Martin Advanced Technology Ctr. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 5904:
Cryogenic Optical Systems and Instruments XI
James B. Heaney; Lawrence G. Burriesci, Editor(s)

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