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Terrestrial Planet Finder cryogenic delay line development

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dc.contributor.author Smythe, Robert F.
dc.contributor.author Swain, Mark R.
dc.contributor.author Alvarez-Salazar, Oscar
dc.contributor.author Moore, James D.
dc.date.accessioned 2006-02-08
dc.date.available 2006-02-08
dc.date.issued 2004-06-21
dc.identifier.citation Proceedings of SPIE Astronomical Telescopes and Instrumentation, Scottish Exhibition Center, Glascow, Scotland, June 21-25, 2004. en
dc.identifier.clearanceno 04-1329
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2014/38426
dc.description.abstract Delay lines provide the path-length compensation that makes the measurement of interference fringes possible. When used for nulling interferometry, the delay line must control path-lengths so that the null is stable and controlled throughout the measurement. We report on a low noise, low disturbance, and high bandwidth optical delay line capable of meeting the TPF interferometer optical path length control requirements at cryogenic temperatures. en
dc.description.sponsorship NASA/JPL en
dc.format.extent 350862 bytes
dc.format.mimetype application/pdf
dc.language.iso en_US en
dc.publisher Pasadena, CA : Jet Propulsion Laboratory, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 2004 en
dc.subject nulling en
dc.subject interferometer en
dc.subject cryogenic en
dc.subject path-length en
dc.title Terrestrial Planet Finder cryogenic delay line development en
dc.type Preprint en


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