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An end-to-end Far-infrared Interferometer Instrument Simulator (FIInS)
Author(s): Roser Juanola-Parramon; Giorgio Savini; Danielle Fenech; Catherine Walsh
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Paper Abstract

FIRI (Far Infra-Red Interferometer) is a concept for a spatial and spectral Space interferometer with an operating wavelength range of 25-400 µm and sub-arcsecond angular resolution, and is based on the combination of Stellar Interferometry and Fourier Transform Spectroscopy to perform spectroscopy at high angular resolution in the Far Infrared. The resulting technique is referred to as Double Fourier Spatio-Spectral Interferometry (Mariotti and Ridgway 1988). To study the feasibility of a FIRI system the Far-Infrared Interferometer Instrument Simulator (FIInS) has been developed. To demonstrate its functionality, the simulation of an observation of a circumstellar disk around a Herbig Ae star is presented.

Paper Details

Date Published: 2 August 2014
PDF: 14 pages
Proc. SPIE 9143, Space Telescopes and Instrumentation 2014: Optical, Infrared, and Millimeter Wave, 91434I (2 August 2014); doi: 10.1117/12.2055800
Show Author Affiliations
Roser Juanola-Parramon, Univ. College London (United Kingdom)
Giorgio Savini, Univ. College London (United Kingdom)
Danielle Fenech, Univ. College London (United Kingdom)
Catherine Walsh, Leiden Observatory, Leiden Univ. (Netherlands)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 9143:
Space Telescopes and Instrumentation 2014: Optical, Infrared, and Millimeter Wave
Jacobus M. Oschmann Jr.; Mark Clampin; Giovanni G. Fazio; Howard A. MacEwen, Editor(s)

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