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Terrestrial Planet Finder Interferometer Technology Status and PlansA viewgraph presentation on the technology status and plans for Terrestrial Planet Finder Interferometer is shown. The topics include: 1) The Navigator Program; 2) TPF-I Project Overview; 3) Project Organization; 4) Technology Plan for TPF-I; 5) TPF-I Testbeds; 6) Nulling Error Budget; 7) Nulling Testbeds; 8) Nulling Requirements; 9) Achromatic Nulling Testbed; 10) Single Mode Spatial Filter Technology; 11) Adaptive Nuller Testbed; 12) TPF-I: Planet Detection Testbed (PDT); 13) Planet Detection Testbed Phase Modulation Experiment; and 14) Formation Control Testbed.
Document ID
20070023644
Document Type
Preprint (Draft being sent to journal)
External Source(s)
Authors
Lawson, Perter R. (Jet Propulsion Lab., California Inst. of Tech. Pasadena, CA, United States)
Ahmed, A. (Jet Propulsion Lab., California Inst. of Tech. Pasadena, CA, United States)
Gappinger, R. O. (Jet Propulsion Lab., California Inst. of Tech. Pasadena, CA, United States)
Ksendzov, A. (Jet Propulsion Lab., California Inst. of Tech. Pasadena, CA, United States)
Lay, O. P. (Jet Propulsion Lab., California Inst. of Tech. Pasadena, CA, United States)
Martin, S. R. (Jet Propulsion Lab., California Inst. of Tech. Pasadena, CA, United States)
Peters, R. D. (Jet Propulsion Lab., California Inst. of Tech. Pasadena, CA, United States)
Scharf, D. P. (Jet Propulsion Lab., California Inst. of Tech. Pasadena, CA, United States)
Wallace, J. K. (Jet Propulsion Lab., California Inst. of Tech. Pasadena, CA, United States)
Ware, B. (Jet Propulsion Lab., California Inst. of Tech. Pasadena, CA, United States)
Date Acquired
August 23, 2013
Publication Date
May 24, 2006
Subject Category
Lunar and Planetary Science and Exploration
Meeting Information
SPIE Astronomical Telescopes and Instrumentation(Orlando, FL)
Distribution Limits
Public
Copyright
Other
Keywords
Terrestrial Planet Finder (TPF)
astrobiology
astronomy
extrasolar planets