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PHEBUS spectrometer: characterization of optical subsystems prototype
Author(s): P. Zuppella; M. Suman; P. Nicolosi

Paper Abstract

The Bepi Colombo mission is a project of European Space Agency (ESA) devoted to Mercury exploration. Probing of Hermean exosphere by ultraviolet spectroscopy (PHEBUS) is a dual Extreme Ultraviolet and Far Ultraviolet (EUV – FUV) spectrometer, that will fly on Bepi Colombo. It will be devoted to spectral analysis of Mercury. A preliminary optical prototype has been assembled by CNRS – LATMOS and the test of optical subsystems (i.e. entrance mirror and gratings) have been performed in the EUV and FUV spectral range at CNR-IFN LUXOR. Experimental results are presented together with proper simulations.

Paper Details

Date Published: 5 September 2019
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 10565, International Conference on Space Optics — ICSO 2010, 105656B (5 September 2019); doi: 10.1117/12.2552607
Show Author Affiliations
P. Zuppella, CNR-Istituto di Fotonica e Nanotecnologie (Italy)
M. Suman, CNR – IFN (Italy)
P. Nicolosi, Univ. degli Studi di Padova (Italy)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 10565:
International Conference on Space Optics — ICSO 2010
Errico Armandillo; Bruno Cugny; Nikos Karafolas, Editor(s)

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