8 December 2003 SNAP satellite focal plane development
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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, Christopher Bebek, Carl W. Akerlof, Carl W. Akerlof, Greg Aldering, Greg Aldering, R. Amanullah, R. Amanullah, Pierre Astier, Pierre Astier, Charles Baltay, Charles Baltay, E. Barrelet, E. Barrelet, Stephane Basa, Stephane Basa, John Bercovitz, John Bercovitz, Lars Bergstrom, Lars Bergstrom, Gary Berstein, Gary Berstein, Manfred Bester, Manfred Bester, Ralph C. Bohlin, Ralph C. Bohlin, Alain Bonissent, Alain Bonissent, Charles R. Bower, Charles R. Bower, Myron Campbell, Myron Campbell, William C. Carithers, William C. Carithers, Eugene D. Commins, Eugene D. Commins, C. Day, C. Day, Susana E. Deustua, Susana E. Deustua, Richard S. DiGennaro, Richard S. DiGennaro, Anne Ealet, Anne Ealet, Richard S. Ellis, Richard S. Ellis, William Emmett, William Emmett, Mikael Eriksson, Mikael Eriksson, D. Fouchez, D. Fouchez, Andrew Fruchter, Andrew Fruchter, Jean-Francois Genat, Jean-Francois Genat, Gerson Goldhaber, Gerson Goldhaber, Ariel Goobar, Ariel Goobar, Donald E. Groom, Donald E. Groom, Henry D. Heetderks, Henry D. Heetderks, Stephen E. Holland, Stephen E. Holland, Dragan Huterer, Dragan Huterer, William E. Johnston, William E. Johnston, Richard W. Kadel, Richard W. Kadel, Armin Karcher, Armin Karcher, Alex G. Kim, Alex G. Kim, William F. Kolbe, William F. Kolbe, Robin E. Lafever, Robin E. Lafever, J. I. Lamoureux, J. I. Lamoureux, Michael L. Lampton, Michael L. Lampton, Oliver LeFevre, Oliver LeFevre, Michael E. Levi, Michael E. Levi, Daniel S. Levin, Daniel S. Levin, Eric V. Linder, Eric V. Linder, Stewart C. Loken, Stewart C. Loken, Roger Malina, Roger Malina, Alain Mazure, Alain Mazure, Timothy A. McKay, Timothy A. McKay, Shawn P. McKee, Shawn P. McKee, Ramon Miquel, Ramon Miquel, Nicholas Morgan, Nicholas Morgan, E. Mortsell, E. Mortsell, N. Mostek, N. Mostek, Stuart Mufson, Stuart Mufson, J. A. Musser, J. A. Musser, Natalie A. Roe, Natalie A. Roe, Peter E. Nugent, Peter E. Nugent, Hakeem M. Oluseyi, Hakeem M. Oluseyi, Reynald Pain, Reynald Pain, Nicholas P. Palaio, Nicholas P. Palaio, David H. Pankow, David H. Pankow, Saul Perlmutter, Saul Perlmutter, Eric Prieto, Eric Prieto, David Rabinowitz, David Rabinowitz, Alexandre Refregier, Alexandre Refregier, Jason Rhodes, Jason Rhodes, Michael S. Schubnell, Michael S. Schubnell, Michael Sholl, Michael Sholl, G. Smadja, G. Smadja, R. Smith, R. Smith, George F. Smoot, George F. Smoot, Jeffrey A. Snyder, Jeffrey A. Snyder, Anthony Spadafora, Anthony Spadafora, Andrew Szymkowiak, Andrew Szymkowiak, Gregory Tarle, Gregory Tarle, Keith Taylor, Keith Taylor, A. Tilquin, A. Tilquin, Andrew D. Tomasch, Andrew D. Tomasch, D. Vincent, D. Vincent, Henrik von der Lippe, Henrik von der Lippe, Jean-Pierre Walder, Jean-Pierre Walder, Guobin Wang, 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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