28 July 2008 Terrestrial Planet Finder Interferometer: 2007-2008 progress and plans
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This paper provides an overview of technology development for the Terrestrial Planet Finder Interferometer (TPF-I). TPF-I is a mid-infrared space interferometer being designed with the capability of detecting Earth-like planets in the habitable zones around nearby stars. The overall technology roadmap is presented and progress with each of the testbeds is summarized.
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P. R. Lawson, P. R. Lawson, O. P. Lay, O. P. Lay, S. R. Martin, S. R. Martin, R. D. Peters, R. D. Peters, R. O. Gappinger, R. O. Gappinger, A. Ksendzov, A. Ksendzov, D. P. Scharf, D. P. Scharf, A. J. Booth, A. J. Booth, C. A. Beichman, C. A. Beichman, E. Serabyn, E. Serabyn, K. J. Johnston, K. J. Johnston, W. C. Danchi, W. C. Danchi, } "Terrestrial Planet Finder Interferometer: 2007-2008 progress and plans", Proc. SPIE 7013, Optical and Infrared Interferometry, 70132N (28 July 2008); doi: 10.1117/12.786822; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.786822
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