20 October 2004 The potential of conductive waveguides for nulling interferometry
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We report on a novel approach for implementing a dual Bracewell nulling interferometric beam combiner using miniature conductive waveguides contained in a single monolithic structure. We present modeling results for these devices at mid-infrared wavelengths. Potential applications for these devices in the Terrestrial Planet Finder mission are discussed.
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Udo J. Wehmeier, Mark R. Swain, Christian Y. Drouet d'Aubigny, Dathon R. Golish, Christopher K. Walker, "The potential of conductive waveguides for nulling interferometry", Proc. SPIE 5491, New Frontiers in Stellar Interferometry, (20 October 2004); doi: 10.1117/12.549954; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.549954

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