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Optical integrated modeling activities for the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST)
Author(s): Joseph M. Howard
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Paper Abstract

This paper summarizes the optical integrated modeling efforts for the James Webb Space Telescope reported from 2003 to 2009. The topics include: 1) development of the linear optical model (or LOM), 2) the extension of the LOM to a field of view, 3) tolerance analysis of figure and alignment modes of the telescope, 4) introduction of math software toolkits, 5) system level modeling and closed loop alignment updates of the observatory on orbit, and 6) primary mirror figure compensation of large figure aberration.

Paper Details

Date Published: 10 November 2011
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 8336, Integrated Modeling of Complex Optomechanical Systems, 83360E (10 November 2011); doi: 10.1117/12.916844
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Joseph M. Howard, NASA Goddard Space Flight Ctr. (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 8336:
Integrated Modeling of Complex Optomechanical Systems
Torben Andersen; Anita Enmark, Editor(s)

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