1 November 1990 Spatial heterodyne spectroscopy: a novel interferometric technique for the FUV
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Abstract
The optical principles associated with spatial heterodyne spectroscopy (SHS) are described and the results of proof-of-concept tests performed in both the visible and the UV spectral regions are presented. A specific all-reflecting SHS configuration now being developed for high-resolution planetary Lyman-alpha studies is discussed. The expected performance of SHS systems is compared to that of conventional instrumentation in two cases: Venusian Ly-alpha measurements at high resolution from a sounding rocket and the velocity-resolved survey of the diffuse FUV interstellar medium emission from a Small Explorer class satellite.
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John M. Harlander, John M. Harlander, Fred L. Roesler, Fred L. Roesler, Supriya Chakrabarti, Supriya Chakrabarti, } "Spatial heterodyne spectroscopy: a novel interferometric technique for the FUV", Proc. SPIE 1344, EUV, X-Ray, and Gamma-Ray Instrumentation for Astronomy, (1 November 1990); doi: 10.1117/12.23275; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.23275
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