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Euclid Mission: assessment study
Author(s): David Lumb; Ludovic Duvet; Renee Laurijs; Maurice Te Plate; Isabel Escudero Sanz; Gonzalo Saavedra Criado
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Paper Abstract

The Euclid mission has been proposed as a powerful probe of Dark Matter and Dark Energy, using complementary space-borne imaging and spectroscopy techniques. The mission concept is being assessed as part of the European Space Agency (ESA) Cosmic Visions 2015-25 programme. The mission concept is described, including some of the critical trade-offs. The scientific performance predictions are briefly presented.

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Date Published: 26 August 2009
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 7436, UV/Optical/IR Space Telescopes: Innovative Technologies and Concepts IV, 743604 (26 August 2009); doi: 10.1117/12.825279
Show Author Affiliations
David Lumb, European Space Agency, ESTEC (Netherlands)
Ludovic Duvet, European Space Agency, ESTEC (Netherlands)
Renee Laurijs, European Space Agency, ESTEC (Netherlands)
Maurice Te Plate, European Space Agency, ESTEC (Netherlands)
Isabel Escudero Sanz, European Space Agency, ESTEC (Netherlands)
Gonzalo Saavedra Criado, European Space Agency, ESTEC (Netherlands)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 7436:
UV/Optical/IR Space Telescopes: Innovative Technologies and Concepts IV
Howard A. MacEwen; James B. Breckinridge, Editor(s)

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