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MANIFEST metrology toolkit
Author(s): Michael Goodwin; Sungwook E. Hong
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Paper Abstract

The MANIFEST Metrology Toolkit for GMT is set of in-house software tools to assist in the concept development and demonstration of the MANIFEST Metrology System. The Metrology Toolkit forms part of the ongoing MANIFEST pre- Concept Design Study conducted throughout 2019. The Metrology System is an essential component to provide precise location measurements of Starbugs over the focal-plane and relay this information to the positioning system. The goal of the Metrology System is to provide a positional measurement better than 30 microns (0.03 arcsecs) over a field-plate diameter of 1.2 m. The Metrology Toolkit is intended to be flexible to verify different implementations of the Metrology System.

Paper Details

Date Published: 3 January 2020
PDF: 2 pages
Proc. SPIE 11203, Advances in Optical Astronomical Instrumentation 2019, 112031C (3 January 2020); doi: 10.1117/12.2539897
Show Author Affiliations
Michael Goodwin, Macquarie Univ. (Australia)
Sungwook E. Hong, The Univ. of Seoul (Korea, Republic of)
Korea Astronomy and Space Science Institute (Korea, Republic of)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 11203:
Advances in Optical Astronomical Instrumentation 2019
Simon C. Ellis; Céline d'Orgeville, Editor(s)

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