Science and architecture drivers for the HabEx Ultraviolet Spectrograph (UVS)

Paul Scowen, Daniel Stern, Rachel Somerville, Mayer Rud, Stefan Martin, Matthew Beasley

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Abstract

We have worked to define the compelling next generation General Astrophysics science that the 4m implementation of the HabEx mission concept might enable. These science drivers have been used to define requirements for a far ultraviolet (FUV) spectrograph design for the telescope design that meets the needs of these programs. We describe both the drivers and the baseline design for the instrument, the modes it might support, and the choices that were made to optimize the performance. The operational performance of the instrument in cooperation with the rest of the telescope design is also discussed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationUV/Optical/IR Space Telescopes and Instruments
Subtitle of host publicationInnovative Technologies and Concepts VIII
EditorsHoward A. MacEwen, James B. Breckinridge, James B. Breckinridge
PublisherSPIE
Volume10398
ISBN (Electronic)9781510612532
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2017
EventUV/Optical/IR Space Telescopes and Instruments: Innovative Technologies and Concepts VIII 2017 - San Diego, United States
Duration: Aug 6 2017Aug 7 2017

Other

OtherUV/Optical/IR Space Telescopes and Instruments: Innovative Technologies and Concepts VIII 2017
CountryUnited States
CitySan Diego
Period8/6/178/7/17

Keywords

  • Coating Technologies
  • Far Ultraviolet
  • Holographic Gratings
  • Large Aperture
  • Microchannel Plates
  • Multi-Object
  • Space-Based
  • Spectroscopy

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Computer Science Applications
  • Applied Mathematics
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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    Scowen, P., Stern, D., Somerville, R., Rud, M., Martin, S., & Beasley, M. (2017). Science and architecture drivers for the HabEx Ultraviolet Spectrograph (UVS). In H. A. MacEwen, J. B. Breckinridge, & J. B. Breckinridge (Eds.), UV/Optical/IR Space Telescopes and Instruments: Innovative Technologies and Concepts VIII (Vol. 10398). [1039807] SPIE. https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2275147