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MIPS: The Multiband Imaging Photometer for SIRTF
Author(s): G. H. Rieke; C. Lada; M. Lebofsky; F. Low; P. Strittmatter; E. Young; J. Arens; E. Haller; P. Richards; C. Beichman; T. N. Gautier; J. Mould; G. Neugebauer; S. Gaalema; M. Werner
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Paper Abstract

The Multiband Imaging Photometer for SIRTF (MIPS) is to be designed to reach as closely as possible the fundamental sensitivity and angular resolution limits for SIRTF over the 3 to 700μm spectral region. It will use high performance photoconductive detectors from 3 to 200μm with integrating JFET amplifiers. From 200 to 700μm, the MIPS will use a bolometer cooled by an adiabatic demagnetization refrigerator. Over much of its operating range, the MIPS will make possible observations at and beyond the conventional Rayleigh diffraction limit of angular resolution.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 May 1986
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 0589, Instrumentation for Optical Remote Sensing from Space, (1 May 1986); doi: 10.1117/12.951939
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G. H. Rieke, University of Arizona (United States)
C. Lada, University of Arizona (United States)
M. Lebofsky, University of Arizona (United States)
F. Low, University of Arizona (United States)
P. Strittmatter, University of Arizona (United States)
E. Young, University of Arizona (United States)
J. Arens, University of California (United States)
E. Haller, University of California (United States)
P. Richards, University of California (United States)
C. Beichman, Jet Propulsion Laboratory (United States)
T. N. Gautier, Jet Propulsion Laboratory (United States)
J. Mould, California Institute of Technology (United States)
G. Neugebauer, California Institute of Technology (United States)
S. Gaalema, Hughes Aircraft Company (United States)
M. Werner, NASA Ames Research Center (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0589:
Instrumentation for Optical Remote Sensing from Space
John W. Lear; Andre Monfils; Sidney L. Russak; John S. Seeley, Editor(s)

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