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Development approach and first infrared test results of JWST/Mid Infra Red Imager Optical Bench
Author(s): J. Amiaux; F. Alouadi; J. L. Augueres; P. Bouchet; M. Bouzat; C. Cavarroc; C. Cloue; P. De Antoni; D. Desforges; A. Donati; D. Dubreuil; D. Eppelle; F. Gougnaud; B. Hervieu; P. O. Lagage; D. Leboeuf; I. Le Mer; Y. Lussignol; P. Mattei; F. Meigner; V. Moreau; E. Pantin; P. Perrin; S. Ronayette; G. Tauzin; S. Poupar; D. Wright; A. Glasse; G. Wright; E. Mazy; J. Y. Plesseria; E. Renotte; T. Ray; A. Abergel; P. Guillard; Y. Longval; M. Ressler; J. M. Reess; R. Hofferbert; O. Krause; K. Justtanont; G. Olofsson
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Paper Abstract

The present paper describes the different steps leading to the Flight Model integration of the Mid-Infra Red IMager Optical Bench MIRIM-OB which is part of the scientific payload of the JWST. In order to demonstrate a space instrument capability to survive the challenging space environment and deliver the expected scientific data, a specific development approach is applied in order to reduce the high level of risks. The global approach for MIRIM-OB, and the principal results associated to the two main models, the Structural Qualification Model for vibration and the Engineering and Test Model for optical performance measured in the infra red at cryogenic temperature will be described in this paper.

Paper Details

Date Published: 12 July 2008
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 7010, Space Telescopes and Instrumentation 2008: Optical, Infrared, and Millimeter, 70100U (12 July 2008); doi: 10.1117/12.789027
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J. Amiaux, CEA, IRFU, SAp (France)
F. Alouadi, CEA, IRFU, SAp (France)
J. L. Augueres, CEA, IRFU, SAp (France)
P. Bouchet, CEA, IRFU, SAp (France)
M. Bouzat, CEA, IRFU, SAp (France)
C. Cavarroc, CEA, IRFU, SAp (France)
C. Cloue, CEA, IRFU, SAp (France)
P. De Antoni, CEA, IRFU, SIS (France)
D. Desforges, CEA, IRFU, SEDI (France)
A. Donati, CEA, IRFU, SIS (France)
D. Dubreuil, CEA, IRFU, SAp (France)
D. Eppelle, CEA, IRFU, SIS (France)
F. Gougnaud, CEA, IRFU, SIS (France)
B. Hervieu, CEA, IRFU, SACM (France)
P. O. Lagage, CEA, IRFU, SAp (France)
CNRS, Unité Mixte CEA, UP7 (France)
D. Leboeuf, CEA, IRFU, SIS (France)
I. Le Mer, CEA, IRFU, SAp (France)
Y. Lussignol, CEA, IRFU, SIS (France)
P. Mattei, CEA, IRFU, SIS (France)
F. Meigner, CEA, IRFU, SEDI (France)
V. Moreau, CEA, IRFU, SAp (France)
CNRS, Unité Mixte CEA, UP7 (France)
E. Pantin, CEA, IRFU, SAp (France)
CNRS, Unité Mixte CEA, UP7 (France)
P. Perrin, CEA, IRFU, SIS (France)
S. Ronayette, CEA, IRFU, SAp (France)
G. Tauzin, CEA, IRFU, SEDI (France)
S. Poupar, CNRS, Unité Mixte CEA, UP7 (France)
D. Wright, EADS Astrium, Ltd. (United Kingdom)
A. Glasse, UK ATC, Royal Observatory (United Kingdom)
G. Wright, UK ATC, Royal Observatory (United Kingdom)
E. Mazy, Ctr. Spatial de Liège (Belgium)
J. Y. Plesseria, Ctr. Spatial de Liège (Belgium)
E. Renotte, Ctr. Spatial de Liège (Belgium)
T. Ray, Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies (Ireland)
A. Abergel, Institut d'Astrophysique Spatiale, Univ. Paris-Sud (France)
P. Guillard, Institut d'Astrophysique Spatiale, Univ. Paris-Sud (France)
Y. Longval, Institut d'Astrophysique Spatiale, Univ. Paris-Sud (France)
M. Ressler, Jet Propulsion Lab. (United States)
J. M. Reess, LESIA (France)
R. Hofferbert, Max-Planck-Institut für Astronomie (Germany)
O. Krause, Max-Planck-Institut für Astronomie (Germany)
K. Justtanont, Stockholm Observatory, SCFAB (Sweden)
G. Olofsson, Stockholm Observatory, SCFAB (Sweden)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 7010:
Space Telescopes and Instrumentation 2008: Optical, Infrared, and Millimeter
Jacobus M. Oschmann; Mattheus W. M. de Graauw; Howard A. MacEwen, Editor(s)

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