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ACCESS - A Science and Engineering Assessment of Space Coronagraph Concepts for the Direct Imaging and Spectroscopy of Exoplanetary SystemsTopics include and overview, science objectives, study objectives, coronagraph types, metrics, ACCESS observatory, laboratory validations, and summary. Individual slides examine ACCESS engineering approach, ACCESS gamut of coronagraph types, coronagraph metrics, ACCESS Discovery Space, coronagraph optical layout, wavefront control on the "level playing field", deformable mirror development for HCIT, laboratory testbed demonstrations, high contract imaging with the HCIT, laboratory coronagraph contrast and stability, model validation and performance predictions, HCIT coronagraph optical layout, Lyot coronagraph on the HCIT, pupil mapping (PIAA), shaped pupils, and vortex phase mask experiments on the HCIT.
Document ID
20100032947
Document Type
Presentation
External Source(s)
Authors
Trauger, John
(Jet Propulsion Lab., California Inst. of Tech. Pasadena, CA, United States)
Date Acquired
August 25, 2013
Publication Date
December 22, 2008
Subject Category
Instrumentation And Photography
Meeting Information
Meeting: 213th American Astronomical Society Meeting
Location: Long Beach, CA
Country: United States
Start Date: January 4, 2009
End Date: January 8, 2009
Sponsors: American Astronomical Society
Distribution Limits
Public
Copyright
Other
Keywords
exoplanets

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