8 December 2003 SNAP satellite focal plane development
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Abstract
The proposed SuperNova/Acceleration Probe (SNAP) mission will have a two-meter class telescope delivering diffraction-limited images to an instrumented 0.7 square degree field in the visible and near-infrared wavelength regime. The requirements for the instrument suite and the present configuration of the focal plane concept are presented. A two year R&D phase, largely supported by the Department of Energy, is just beginning. We describe the development activities that are taking place to advance our preparedness for mission proposal in the areas of detectors and electronics.
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Christopher Bebek, Carl W. Akerlof, Greg Aldering, R. Amanullah, Pierre Astier, Charles Baltay, E. Barrelet, Stephane Basa, John Bercovitz, Lars Bergstrom, Gary Berstein, Manfred Bester, Ralph C. Bohlin, Alain Bonissent, Charles R. Bower, Myron Campbell, William C. Carithers, Eugene D. Commins, C. Day, Susana E. Deustua, Richard S. DiGennaro, Anne Ealet, Richard S. Ellis, William Emmett, Mikael Eriksson, D. Fouchez, Andrew Fruchter, Jean-Francois Genat, Gerson Goldhaber, Ariel Goobar, Donald E. Groom, Henry D. Heetderks, Stephen E. Holland, Dragan Huterer, William E. Johnston, Richard W. Kadel, Armin Karcher, Alex G. Kim, William F. Kolbe, Robin E. Lafever, J. I. Lamoureux, Michael L. Lampton, Oliver LeFevre, Michael E. Levi, Daniel S. Levin, Eric V. Linder, Stewart C. Loken, Roger Malina, Alain Mazure, Timothy A. McKay, Shawn P. McKee, Ramon Miquel, Nicholas Morgan, E. Mortsell, N. Mostek, Stuart Mufson, J. A. Musser, Natalie A. Roe, Peter E. Nugent, Hakeem M. Oluseyi, Reynald Pain, Nicholas P. Palaio, David H. Pankow, Saul Perlmutter, Eric Prieto, David Rabinowitz, Alexandre Refregier, Jason Rhodes, Michael S. Schubnell, Michael Sholl, G. Smadja, R. Smith, George F. Smoot, Jeffrey A. Snyder, Anthony Spadafora, Andrew Szymkowiak, Gregory Tarle, Keith Taylor, A. Tilquin, Andrew D. Tomasch, D. Vincent, Henrik von der Lippe, Jean-Pierre Walder, Guobin Wang, "SNAP satellite focal plane development", Proc. SPIE 5164, UV/EUV and Visible Space Instrumentation for Astronomy II, (8 December 2003); doi: 10.1117/12.505232; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.505232
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