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Results from the automated Design Reference Mission constructor for exoplanet imagers
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Paper Abstract

We use our automated Design Reference Mission construction framework to evaluate the performance of multiple direct exoplanet imager mission concepts on a variety of metrics including: total number of planetary detections, number of unique planets found, number of target stars observed and number of successful spectral characterizations. We evaluate designs of self-contained coronagraphs and co-orbiting occulters. Performance is evaluated on simulated universes with differing frequencies of planets and varying expected occurrence rates of different planet types.

Paper Details

Date Published: 19 August 2009
PDF: 11 pages
Proc. SPIE 7440, Techniques and Instrumentation for Detection of Exoplanets IV, 744009 (19 August 2009); doi: 10.1117/12.825504
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Dmitry Savransky, Princeton Univ. (United States)
N. Jeremy Kasdin, Princeton Univ. (United States)
David N. Spergel, Princeton Univ. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 7440:
Techniques and Instrumentation for Detection of Exoplanets IV
Stuart B. Shaklan, Editor(s)

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