From Event: SPIE Optical Engineering + Applications, 2017
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.
Paul A. Scowen, Daniel Stern, Rachel Somerville, Mayer Rud, Stefan Martin, and Matthew Beasley, "Science and architecture drivers for the HabEx Ultraviolet Spectrograph (UVS)," Proc. SPIE 10398, UV/Optical/IR Space Telescopes and Instruments: Innovative Technologies and Concepts VIII, 1039807 (Presented at SPIE Optical Engineering + Applications: August 06, 2017; Published: 5 September 2017); https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2275147.
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