26 August 2009 Euclid Mission: assessment study
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The Euclid mission has been proposed as a powerful probe of Dark Matter and Dark Energy, using complementary space-borne imaging and spectroscopy techniques. The mission concept is being assessed as part of the European Space Agency (ESA) Cosmic Visions 2015-25 programme. The mission concept is described, including some of the critical trade-offs. The scientific performance predictions are briefly presented.
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David Lumb, David Lumb, Ludovic Duvet, Ludovic Duvet, Renee Laurijs, Renee Laurijs, Maurice Te Plate, Maurice Te Plate, Isabel Escudero Sanz, Isabel Escudero Sanz, Gonzalo Saavedra Criado, Gonzalo Saavedra Criado, "Euclid Mission: assessment study", Proc. SPIE 7436, UV/Optical/IR Space Telescopes: Innovative Technologies and Concepts IV, 743604 (26 August 2009); doi: 10.1117/12.825279; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.825279
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