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Advanced components for spaceborne infrared astronomy

Advanced components for spaceborne infrared astronomy

final technical report

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Published by The Center in Moffett Field, Calif .
Written in English

  • Infrared astronomy.,
  • Space environment.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementA.W. Davidson ; prepared for Ames Research Center under contract NAS2-11739.
    SeriesNASA contractor report -- NASA CR-166585.
    ContributionsAmes Research Center., Infrared Laboratories, Inc.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 v.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17557764M

    Designed to capture high-resolution images of Earth, the Advanced Spaceborne Thermal Emission and Reflection Radiometer, or ASTER, instrument is one of five instruments aboard NASA's Terra satellite. The instrument's data are used to create detailed maps of land surface temperature, emissivity, reflectance and elevation on : NASA/JPL. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: / For the purpose of illustrating the potential of spaceborne infrared astronomy, a few examples are discussed briefly. , such as the separation of the various components of complex H II re- gions and the determination of infrared sizes of objects. This im- proved.

    Abstract Satellite remote sensing is a powerful tool for volcano monitoring. The Advanced Spaceborne Thermal Emission and Reflection radiometer (ASTER), which was launched on the Terra platform in , is a high spatial resolution imaging spectroradiometer in the visible to near infrared, shortwave infrared (SWIR), and thermal infrared regions (Yamaguchi et al. ). Detectors and Instrument Systems The Microdevices Laboratory (MDL) provides end-to-end capabilities for design, fabrication, and characterization of advanced components, sensors and microdevices. Detector and instrument system development at JPL is primarily aimed at creating technologies to enable the scientific and engineering measurements.

    Advanced Photon-Counting Detector Subsystem for Spaceborne Lidar Applications. We propose to develop low-noise, high-efficiency, and high-dynamic-range lidar detector technology that will significantly enhance the performance of lidars designed for aerosol, cloud, and ocean profiling. Infrared astronomy.-The broad range from 1 micron to 1 millimeter has been explored in a severely limited way from the ground and, with partial elimination of atmospheric interference, from balloons. Important advan- tages can be gained with higher altitude platforms. Present efforts are con-.

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ADVANCED COMPONENTS FOR SPACEBORNED INFRARED ASTRONOMY INTRODUCTION This report is divided into three parts. The first part covers the main body of work canied out under the contract and is concerned with development of a new technology for detectors used in space experiments and other very low background applications.

The second. Get this from a library. Advanced components for spaceborne infrared astronomy: final technical report. [A W Davidson; Ames Research Center.; Infrared Laboratories, Inc.].

Title: Advanced components for spaceborne infrared astronomy: Authors: Davidson, Arnold W. Publication: Final Report, Apr. - Jul. Infrared Labs., Inc. The need for improved cryogenic components to be used in future spaceborne infrared astronomy missions was identified.

Improved low noise cryogenic amplifiers operated with infrared detectors, and better cryogenic actuators and motors with extremely low power dissipation are : A. Davidson. Advanced Components for Spaceborne Infrared Astronomy.

By Arnold W. Davidson. Abstract. Basic improvements in the technology of low noise read-out systems for low background detectors were demonstrated. Using discrete JFET integrating amplifiers at their optimum temperature of 55 K, read noise less than electrons in seconds of Author: Arnold W.

Davidson. Far-infrared (FIR) spectroscopy and photometry provide unique tools to investigate the physical and chemical processes in the moderately warm, dense interstellar medium (ISM) and provide key information about fundamental astrophysical questions like star formation, star Author: Albrecht Poglitsch.

PROCEEDINGS VOLUME Infrared Spaceborne Remote Sensing and Instrumentation XV. Editor(s): Marija Strojnik-Scholl. For the purchase of this volume in Far-infrared polarimetry from the Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy Author(s). end through infrared, visible, ultraviolet, and x-rays to gamma rays on the high energy (short wavelength) end.

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By Staff 07 June Shares. The Veil Nebula, in the constellation Cygnus, is one of the most massive and brilliant features in the x-ray sky. The Advanced Spaceborne Thermal Emission and Reflection Radiometer (ASTER) is an imaging instrument onboard Terra, the flagship satellite of NASA's Earth Observing System launched in December ASTER is a cooperative effort between NASA, Japan's Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI), and Japan Space Systems (J-spacesystems).

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Spatial and spectral characterization of the Crosstrack Infrared Sounder (CrIS): test development Author(s): Frederick L. Williams ; Roger A. Johnston. The Advanced Spaceborne Thermal Emission and Reflection Radiometer is an imaging instrument that is flying on NASA's Terra satellite as part of the space agency's Earth Observing System.

It is designed to obtain high-resolution global, regional and local images of Earth in 14 color bands. In most cases, a specific advanced sensor is used for illustration.

The book is generously illustrated with fifty percent new figures. Numerous illustrations are reproduced in a separate section of color plates. Examples of data acquired from spaceborne sensors are included throughout. Modern Astronomical Techniques. This note is a survey of observational astronomy across the electromagnetic spectrum.

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The detector and telescope must be cooled to very low temperatures. The mirror surface can be composed of wire mesh. The sky conditions must be exceptionally free of dust and haze.

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Cold read-out electronics for a spaceborne infrared camera D. Stefanovitch, G. Epstein, P. Puget, R. Knoll, R. Picault* and Y. Carpentier* DESPA, Observatoire de Meudon, Meudon, France *Soci~t6 Anonyme de T~l~communications, 41 rue Cantagrel, 75 Pa France Received 26 June ; revised 22 November ISOCAM is one of the scientific instruments of the Infrared Space Cited by: 1.

Advanced Spaceborne Thermal Emission and Reflection Radiometer. The Advanced Spaceborne Thermal Emission and Reflection Radiometer (ASTER) is a Japanese sensor which is one of five remote sensory devices on board the Terra satellite launched into Earth orbit by NASA in The instrument has been collecting data since February Advanced components for spaceborne infrared astronomy [microform]: final technical report / A.W.

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SPIEInfrared Spaceborne Remote Sensing II, pg (14 September ); doi: /Among the difficulties in developing far-infrared (FIR) technology, a perennial lack of frequency-controlled sources has kept this spectral region's technology far behind that of the surrounding.