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The terrestrial planet finder coronagraph optical surface requirements

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dc.contributor.author Shaklan, Stuart B.
dc.contributor.author Green, Joseph J.
dc.contributor.author Palacios, David M.
dc.date.accessioned 2009-04-08T20:39:38Z
dc.date.available 2009-04-08T20:39:38Z
dc.date.issued 2006-05-24
dc.identifier.citation Astronomical Telescopes and Instrumentation, Orlando, Florida, May 24-31, 2006. en_US
dc.identifier.clearanceno 06-1373
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2014/41240
dc.description.abstract We derive the requirements on the surface height uniformity and reflectivity uniformity of the Terrestrial Planet Finder Coronagraph telescope and instrument optics for spatial frequencies within and beyond the spatial control bandwidth of the wave front control system. Three different wave front control systems are considered: a zero-path difference Michelson interferometer with two deformable mirrors at a pupil image; a sequential pair of deformable mirrors with one placed at a pupil image; and the Visible Nuller spatially-filtered controller. We show that the optical bandwidth limits the useful outer working angle. en_US
dc.description.sponsorship NASA/JPL en_US
dc.language.iso en_US en_US
dc.publisher Pasadena, CA : Jet Propulsion Laboratory, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 2006. en_US
dc.subject coronagraph en_US
dc.subject extra solar planets en_US
dc.subject high contrast imaging en_US
dc.subject telescope requirements. en_US
dc.title The terrestrial planet finder coronagraph optical surface requirements en_US
dc.type Preprint en_US


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