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Optical filters for the Multispectral Instrument (MSI) on Sentinel-2
Author(s): M. Merschdorf; F. Camus; V. Kirschner

Paper Abstract

Multi-spectral optical filters are essential parts of spaceborne optical imagers such as the Multispectral Instrument (MSI) for the Sentinel-2 satellite in the framework of ESA’s GMES programme for earth observation. In this development, Jena-Optronik is responsible for the design, manufacturing and test of the spectral filter assemblies. They are the key elements that define the spectral quality of the instrument. Besides the challenging spectral requirements straylight aspects are of crucial importance due to the close neighbourhood of the filter elements to the detector. Results will be presented of the extensive analyses and measurements that have been performed on component and assembly level to ensure the optical performance.

Paper Details

Date Published: 5 January 2018
PDF: 2 pages
Proc. SPIE 10564, International Conference on Space Optics — ICSO 2012, 105640Q (5 January 2018); doi: 10.1117/12.2309275
Show Author Affiliations
M. Merschdorf, Jena-Optronik GmbH (Germany)
F. Camus, Astrium Satellites (France)
V. Kirschner, ESA-ESTEC (Netherlands)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 10564:
International Conference on Space Optics — ICSO 2012
Bruno Cugny; Errico Armandillo; Nikos Karafolas, Editor(s)

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