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Proceedings of SPIE Volume 4854

Future EUV/UV and Visible Space Astrophysics Missions and Instrumentation
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Volume Details

Volume Number: 4854
Date Published: 24 February 2003
Softcover: 69 papers (718) pages
ISBN: 9780819446336

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Performance of a precision high-density deformable mirror for extremely high contrast imaging astronomy from space
Author(s): John T. Trauger; Dwight Moody; Brian Gordon; Yekta Gursel; Mark A. Ealey; Roger B. Bagwell
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DIVA optical telescope
Author(s): Roland Graue; Dirk Kampf; Siegfried Roeser; Ulrich Bastian; Walter Seifert
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A novel process to fabricate mirrors with a very long radius and ultra-smooth surfaces
Author(s): Peter C. Chen; Kenneth G. Carpenter; Robert C. Romeo
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Performance analysis of the spectroscopic channel of UVISS, the ultraviolet Italian telescope for the ISS
Author(s): Giampiero Naletto; Luca Poletto
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SiC optics for EUV, UV, and visible space missions
Author(s): Joseph L. Robichaud
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Design concepts for future large-aperture wide-field-of-view UVIS optical systems
Author(s): Robert A. Woodruff
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Enhancement of multilayer-coated normal incidence gratings in the extreme ultraviolet using a CN_x smoothing layer
Author(s): Robert A. Stern; Lawrence Shing; Yip-Wah Chung; Murat U. Guruz
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Calibration of the Wide-Angle Camera for the Rosetta mission: preliminary results on the flight model
Author(s): Giampiero Naletto; Vania Da Deppo; Piergiorgio Nicolosi; Paolo Zambolin; Cesare Barbieri; Sonia Fornasier
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Long-slit imaging dual-order spectrograph: LIDOS
Author(s): Stephan Robert McCandliss; Kevin France; Paul D. Feldman; Russell Pelton
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Multilayer coatings for the ultraviolet Italian sky surveyor (UVISS) on the international space station
Author(s): Paolo Conconi; Giovanni Pareschi; Elio Antonello; Salvatore Scuderi; Luca Poletto
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Phase and amplitude control ability using spatial light modulators and zero path length difference Michelson interferometer
Author(s): Michael G. Littman; Michael Carr; Jim Leighton; Ezekiel Burke; David N. Spergel; N. Jeremy Kasdin
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A self-compensating all-reflective interferometric echelle space telescope
Author(s): Timothy A. Cook
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Thermomechanical design and optimization and acceptance of the Wide-Angle Camera for the Rosetta mission
Author(s): Stefano Debei; Mariolino De Cecco; Giorgio Parzianello; Bortolino Saggin; Paolo Ramous; Mirco Zaccariotto; Francesco Angrilli; Gianandrea Bianchini; Cesare Barbieri
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Development of a lightweight near-zero CTE optical bench for the Wide-Field Camera 3 instrument
Author(s): Jill M. Holz; Cengiz Kunt; Chris Lashley; Douglas B. McGuffey
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Corrected grating recording by active optics compensator: case of the HST Cosmic Origins Spectrograph
Author(s): Gerard R. Lemaitre; Michel Duban
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Optics development for the SPEAR mission
Author(s): Kwangsun Ryu; Kaori Nishikida; Jerry Edelstein; Kwangil Seon; Insoo Yuk; Kyung-wook Min; Wonyong Han; Eric J. Korpela; Raymond Chung; Ken McKee
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Optomechanical design of the cosmic hot interstellar plasma spectrometer (CHIPS)
Author(s): Michael Sholl; William Donakowski; Martin M. Sirk; Tobias Clauss; Michael L. Lampton; Jerry Edelstein; Mark Hurwitz
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A compact high-throughput imaging EUV/FUV spectrometer
Author(s): Erik Wilkinson; Nicholas M. Schneider; Stephen R. Steg; James C. Westfall; Bret P. Lamprecht; John Paul Andrews; Oswald H. W. Siegmund; Matthew N. Beasley
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The Cosmic Origins Spectrograph
Author(s): James C. Green; Erik Wilkinson; Jon A. Morse
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Overview of the Advanced Camera for Surveys on-orbit performance
Author(s): Holland C. Ford; Mark Clampin; George F. Hartig; Garth D. Illingworth; Marco Sirianni; Andre R. Martel; Gerhardt R. Meurer; William Jon McCann; Pamela C. Sullivan; Frank Bartko; Narcisco Benitez; John Blakeslee; Rychard Bouwens; Tom Broadhurst; Robert A. Brown; Christopher J. Burrows; Douglas Campbell; Edward S. Cheng; Paul D. Feldman; Marijn Franx; David A. Golimowski; Caryl Gronwall; Randy A. Kimble; John E. Krist; Michael P. Lesser; Dan Magee; George Miley; Marc Postman; Marc D. Rafal; Piero Rosati; William Brian Sparks; Hien D. Tran; Zlatan I. Tsvetanov; Paul Volmer; Richard L. White; Robert A. Woodruff
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The slitless spectrometric mode of ACS: calibrations and prospects
Author(s): Jeremy Richard Walsh; Anna Pasquali; Norbert Pirzkal
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Characterization and on-orbit performance of the Advanced Camera for Surveys CCDs
Author(s): Marco Sirianni; Mark Clampin; George F. Hartig; Holland C. Ford; Garth D. Illingworth; Vic Argabright; Bill Burmester; Guido De Marchi; William Koldewyn; Andre R. Martel; Max Mutchler; Adam Riess; Ronald J. Schrein; Pamela C. Sullivan
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Calibration of geometric distortion in the ACS detectors
Author(s): Gerhardt R. Meurer; Don J. Lindler; John Blakeslee; Colin R. Cox; Andre Martel; Hien D. Tran; Rychard Bouwens; Holland C. Ford; Mark Clampin; George F. Hartig; Marco Sirianni; Guido De Marchi
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Obtaining science data from COS: the data calibration process
Author(s): Stephane Beland; Steven Penton; Erik Wilkinson
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Further scrubbing and quantum efficiency results of the HST-COS far-ultraviolet detector
Author(s): Adrian P. Martin; John V. Vallerga; Jason B. McPhate; Oswald H. W. Siegmund
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On-orbit alignment and imaging performance of the HST Advanced Camera for Surveys
Author(s): George F. Hartig; John E. Krist; Andre R. Martel; Holland C. Ford; Garth D. Illingworth
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The 4-m space telescope for investigating extrasolar Earthlike planets in starlight:TPF is HST2
Author(s): Robert A. Brown; Christopher J. Burrows; Stefano Casertano; Mark Clampin; Dennis Charles Ebbets; Eric B. Ford; Kenneth W. Jucks; N. Jeremy Kasdin; Steven Kilston; Marc J. Kuchner; Sara Seager; Alessandro Sozzetti; David N. Spergel; Wesley A. Traub; John T. Trauger; Edwin L. Turner
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Technology requirements and development path for coronagraphic planet detection
Author(s): Roger P. Linfield
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The Eclipse mission: a direct imaging survey of nearby planetary systems
Author(s): John T. Trauger; Tony Hull; Karl Stapelfeldt; Dana Backman; Roger B. Bagwell; Robert A. Brown; Adam Burrows; Christopher J. Burrows; Mark A. Ealey; Christ Ftaclas; Sara R. Heap; Jeremy Kasdin; Jonathan I. Lunine; Geoff W. Marcy; David C. Redding; Wesley A. Traub; Bruce E. Woodgate; Raghvendra Sahai; David Spergel
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Pointing and jitter control for the Eclipse mission
Author(s): Ronald A. Mayo; Victor A. Spector; Charles F. Lillie
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Requirements for an optical 8-m space telescope with a MEMs deformable mirror to detect Earth-like planets around nearby stars
Author(s): Holland C. Ford; Mark Clampin; Garth D. Illingworth; John E. Krist; Scot S. Olivier; Larry Petro; Gary E. Sommagren
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The Kepler mission: a wide-field-of-view photometer designed to determine the frequency of Earth-size planets around solar-like stars
Author(s): William J. Borucki; David G. Koch; Jack J. Lissauer; Gibor B. Basri; John F. Caldwell; William D. Cochran; Edward W. Dunham; John C. Geary; David W. Latham; Ronald L. Gilliland; Douglas A. Caldwell; Jon M. Jenkins; Yoji Kondo
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The Galactic Exoplanet Survey Telescope (GEST)
Author(s): David P. Bennett; John Bally; I. Bond; Ed Cheng; Kem Cook; Drake Deming; P. Garnavich; Kim Griest; David Jewitt; Nick Kaiser; Tod R. Lauer; Jonathan Lunine; Gerard Luppino; John C. Mather; Dante Minniti; Stanton J. Peale; Sun Hong Rhie; Jason Rhodes; Jean Schneider; George Sonneborn; Robert Stevenson; Christopher Stubbs; Domenick Tenerelli; Neville Woolf; Phillip Yock
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COROT--high precision stellar photometry on a low Earth orbit: solutions to minimize environmental perturbations
Author(s): Michel Auvergne; Laurent Boisnard; Jean-Tristan M. Buey; Gerard Epstein; Herve Hustaix; Martine Jouret; Patrick Levacher; Stephane Berrivin; Annie Baglin
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High-resolution broadband spectral interferometry
Author(s): David J. Erskine; Jerry Edelstein
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The Kepler mission's focal plane
Author(s): Edward W. Dunham; John C. Geary; Robert H. Philbrick; Christopher K. Stewart; David G. Koch
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Advances in microchannel plate detectors for UV/visible astronomy
Author(s): Oswald H. W. Siegmund
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Developments in imaging devices for microchannel plate detectors
Author(s): Jonathan S. Lapington
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A high-speed event-driven active pixel sensor readout for photon-counting microchannel plate detectors
Author(s): Randy A. Kimble; Bedabrata Pain; Monico Ortiz; Julie B. Heynssens; Timothy J. Norton; J. Patrick Haas
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The latest developments of high-gain Si microchannel plates
Author(s): Anton S. Tremsin; John V. Vallerga; Oswald H. W. Siegmund; Charles P. Beetz; Robert W. Boerstler
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Advances in wide-bandgap-semiconductor-based photocathode devices for low-light-level applications
Author(s): Melville P. Ulmer; Bruce W. Wessels; Oswald H. W. Siegmund
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Model of fringing in the WFC3 CCDs
Author(s): Eliot M. Malumuth; Robert J. Hill; Edward S. Cheng; David A. Cottingham; Yiting Wen; Scott D. Johnson
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Analysis of a chemical method to increase extreme-ultraviolet microchannel-plate quantum efficiency
Author(s): Richelieu Hemphill; Jerry Edelstein
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Progress on photon-counting intensified APS
Author(s): Michela C. Uslenghi; Giovanni Bonanno; Massimiliano Belluso; Antonio Cali; Cristina Timpanaro; Rosario Cosentino; Salvatore Scuderi; Angelo Modica
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A detector system for SPIDR, A mission to perform spectroscopy and photometry of the IGM's diffuse radiation
Author(s): Jonathan S. Lapington; Supriya Chakrabarti; Timothy A. Cook; Robert F. Goeke; J. C. Gsell; V. T. Gsell
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Performance results of the GALEX cross delay line detectors
Author(s): Patrick N. Jelinsky; Patrick F. Morrissey; James M. Malloy; Sharon R. Jelinsky; Oswald H. W. Siegmund; Christopher Martin; David Schiminovich; Karl Forster; Ted Wyder; Peter G. Friedman
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The microchannel plate detector electronics system for SPEAR
Author(s): Uk-won Nam; Jin-geun Rhee; Eric J. Korpela; Ho Jin; Dae-hee Lee; Jeffrey S. Hull; Peter Berg; Wonyong Han; Kyung-wook Min; Jerry Edelstein
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Operations with the FUSE observatory
Author(s): William P. Blair; Jeffrey W. Kruk; Henry W. Moos; William R. Oegerle
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Practical deep-space geocentric and out-of-ecliptic orbits in the Sun-Earth-restricted three-body problem
Author(s): Pini Gurfil; N. Jeremy Kasdin
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Echo tomography of black hole accretion disks
Author(s): Keith Horne
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Kronos Observatory Operations Challenges in a Lean Environment
Author(s): Anuradha Koratkar; Bradley M. Peterson; Ronald S. Polidan
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The FUSE detectors: on-orbit use and lessons learned
Author(s): David J. Sahnow
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FUSE in-orbit attitude control with two reaction wheels and no gyroscopes
Author(s): Jeffrey W. Kruk; Brian F. Class; Dan Rovner; Jason Westphal; Thomas B. Ake; H. Warren Moos; Bryce A. Roberts; Landis Fisher
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The Stellar Imager (SI) mission concept
Author(s): Kenneth G. Carpenter; Carolus J. Schrijver; Richard G. Lyon; Lee G. Mundy; Ronald J. Allen; J. Thomas Armstrong; William C. Danchi; Margarita Karovska; Joseph Marzouk; Lisa M. Mazzuca; David Mozurkewich; Susan G. Neff; Thomas A. Pauls; Jayadev K. Rajagopal; Gregory Solyar; Xiaolei Zhang
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The FAME mission
Author(s): Kenneth J. Johnston
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Kronos: a multiwavelength observatory for mapping accretion-driven sources
Author(s): Bradley M. Peterson; Ronald S. Polidan; Edward Larry Robinson
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A high-resolution high-throughput FUV imager for the JMEX mission
Author(s): Steven N. Osterman; Nicholas M. Schneider; David A. Content; William E. McClintock; Stephen R. Steg; James C. Westfall; Bret P. Lamprecht; John Paul Andrews; Oswald H. W. Siegmund
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Status of the Cosmic Hot Interstellar Plasma Spectrometer (CHIPS) university-class explorer project
Author(s): Mark Hurwitz; Robert Davis; Simon Dawson; Patricia Dobson; William Donakowski; Assi Friedman; Geoffrey A. Gaines; Jerry Edelstein; Richelieu Hemphill; Jane Hoberman; Jeffrey Janicik; Patrick N. Jelinsky; Michael L. Lampton; Wiliam Marchant; Mario Marckwordt; Jareb Mirczak; Timothy P. Sasseen; Michael Sholl; Oswald H. W. Siegmund; Martin Sirk; David Stone; Steven Sulack; Ellen Riddle Taylor; Michael Veno; Jonathan Wolff
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The Spectroscopy of Plasma Evolution from Astrophysical Radiation (SPEAR) mission
Author(s): Jerry Edelstein; Eric J. Korpela; Wonyong Han; Kyung-wook W. Min; Uk-won Nam; Barry Y. Welsh
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SNAP focal plane
Author(s): Michael L. Lampton; Christopher Bebek; Carl W. Akerlof; Greg Aldering; R. Amanullah; Pierre Astier; E. Barrelet; Lars Bergstrom; John Bercovitz; Gary M. Bernstein; Manfred Bester; Alain Bonissent; C. R. Bower; William C. Carithers; Eugene D. Commins; C. Day; Susana E. Deustua; Richard S. DiGennaro; Anne Ealet; Richard S. Ellis; Mikael Eriksson; Andrew Fruchter; Jean-Francois Genat; Gerson Goldhaber; Ariel Goobar; Donald E. Groom; Stewart E. Harris; Peter R. Harvey; Henry D. Heetderks; Steven E. Holland; Dragan Huterer; Armin Karcher; Alex G. Kim; William F. Kolbe; B. Krieger; R. Lafever; J. Lamoureux; Michael E. Levi; Daniel S. Levin; Eric V. Linder; Stewart C. Loken; Roger Malina; R. Massey; Timothy McKay; Steven Matthew McKee; Ramon Miquel; E. Moertsell; N. Mostek; Stuart Mufson; J. A. Musser; Peter E. Nugent; Hakeem M. Oluseyi; Reynald Pain; Nicholas P. Palaio; David H. Pankow; Saul Perlmutter; R. Pratt; Eric Prieto; Alexandre Refregier; J. Rhodes; Kem Edward Robinson; N. Roe; Michael Sholl; Michael S. Schubnell; G. Smadja; George F. Smoot; Anthony Spadafora; Gregory Tarle; Andrew D. Tomasch; H. von der Lippe; D. Vincent; J.-P. Walder; Guobin Wang
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Astrophysical Plasmadynamic Explorer (APEX): a high-resolution spectroscopic observatory
Author(s): Michael P. Kowalski; Raymond G. Cruddace; Kent S. Wood; Daryl J. Yentis; Herbert Gursky; Troy W. Barbee; William H. Goldstein; Joseph F. Kordas; Gilbert G. Fritz; William R. Hunter; Martin Adrian Barstow; Nigel P. Bannister; J. Leonard Culhane; Jonathan S. Lapington
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The Galaxy Evolution Explorer
Author(s): Christopher Martin; Thomas Barlow; William Barnhart; Luciana Bianchi; Brian K. Blakkolb; Dominique Bruno; Joseph Bushman; Yong-Ik Byun; Michael Chiville; Timothy Conrow; Brian Cooke; Jose Donas; James L. Fanson; Karl Forster; Peter G. Friedman; Robert Grange; David Griffiths; Timothy Heckman; James Lee; Patrick N. Jelinsky; Sug-Whan Kim; Siu-Chun Lee; Young-Wook Lee; Dankai Liu; Barry F. Madore; Roger Malina; Alan Mazer; Ryan McLean; Bruno Milliard; William Mitchell; Marco Morais; Patrick F. Morrissey; Susan G. Neff; Frederic Raison; David Randall; Michael Rich; David Schiminovich; Wes Schmitigal; Amit Sen; Oswald H. W. Siegmund; Todd Small; Joseph M. Stock; Frank Surber; Alexander Szalay; Arthur H. Vaughan; Timothy Weigand; Barry Y. Welsh; Patrick Wu; Ted Wyder; C. Kevin Xu; Jennifer Zsoldas
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New techniques for the next far-ultraviolet spectroscopic mission
Author(s): James C. Green; Erik Wilkinson
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Spectroscopy and photometry of IGM's diffuse radiations (SPIDR): a NASA small explorer mission
Author(s): Supriya Chakrabarti; Mark W. Bautz; Claude R. Canizares; Renyue Cen; Timothy A. Cook; Nahide Craig; Alexander Dalgarno; Carl Heiles; Edward B. Jenkins; Jonathan S. Lapington; H. Richard Miller; Jeremiah P. Ostriker; Kenneth R. Sembach; J. Michael Shull; Adolf N. Witt
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The WSO: a world-class observatory for the ultraviolet
Author(s): Martin Adrian Barstow; L. Binette; Noah Brosch; F.Z. Cheng; Michel Dennefeld; A.I. Gomez de Castro; H. Haubold; K.A. van der Hucht; N. Kappelmann; P. Martinez; A. Moisheev; I. Pagano; Erez N. Ribak; J. Sahade; B. I. Shustov; J.-E. Solheim; W. Wamsteker; K. Werner; Helmut Becker-Ross; Stefan Florek
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Joint Astrophysical plasmadynamic experiment (J-PEX): a high resolution rocket spectrometer
Author(s): Martin Adrian Barstow; Nigel P. Bannister; Raymond G. Cruddace; Michael P. Kowalski; Kent S. Wood; Daryl J. Yentis; Herbert Gursky; Troy W. Barbee; William H. Goldstein; Joseph F. Kordas; Gilbert G. Fritz; J. Leonard Culhane; Jonathan S. Lapington
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The SPEAR science payload
Author(s): Eric J. Korpela; Jerry Edelstein; Peter Berg; Mark Shane Bowen; Raymond Chung; Michael Feuerstein; Wonyong Han; Jeffrey S. Hull; Ho Jin; Dae-hee Lee; Kyung-wook Min; Uk-won Nam; Kaori Nishikida; Jin-geun Rhee; Kwangsun Ryu; Kwangil Seon; Barry Y. Welsh; Insoo Yuk
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Studies of H Ly-alpha emissions in the solar neighborhood with the techniques of polarimetry and spatial heterodyne spectroscopy (SHS)
Author(s): Walter M. Harris; Fred L. Roesler; Kenneth H. Nordsieck; Lotfi Ben-Jaffel; Jason Corliss
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On-orbit performance of the ACS solar blind channel
Author(s): Hien D. Tran; Gerhardt R. Meurer; Holland C. Ford; Andre R. Martel; Marco Sirianni; Ralph C. Bohlin; Mark Clampin; Colin R. Cox; Guido de Marchi; George F. Hartig; Randy A. Kimble; Vic S. Argabright
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