24 July 1998 Micro-Arcsecond Metrology testbed (MAM)
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The micro-arcsecond metrology testbed (MAM) is a high- precision long baseline interferometer inside a vibration- isolated vacuum tank. The instrument consists of an artificial star, a laser metrology system, and a single- baseline interferometer with a 1.8m baseline and a 5cm clear aperture. MAM's purpose is to demonstrate that the astrometric error budget specified for the Space Interferometry Mission can be met.
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Stuart B. Shaklan, Stuart B. Shaklan, Steven L. Azevedo, Steven L. Azevedo, Randall D. Bartos, Randall D. Bartos, Andrew E. Carlson, Andrew E. Carlson, Yekta Gursel, Yekta Gursel, Peter G. Halverson, Peter G. Halverson, Andreas C. Kuhnert, Andreas C. Kuhnert, Yao Lin, Yao Lin, R. Savedra, R. Savedra, Edouard G. Schmidtlin, Edouard G. Schmidtlin, } "Micro-Arcsecond Metrology testbed (MAM)", Proc. SPIE 3350, Astronomical Interferometry, (24 July 1998); doi: 10.1117/12.317192; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.317192


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