4 August 2016 The Wide-field Imaging Interferometry Testbed (WIIT): recent progress in the simulation and synthesis of WIIT data
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The Wide-field Imaging Interferometry Testbed (WIIT) is a double Fourier (DF) interferometer operating at optical wavelengths, and provides data that are highly representative of those from a space-based far-infrared interferometer like SPIRIT. This testbed has been used to measure both a geometrically simple test scene and an astronomically representative test scene. Here we present the simulation of recent WIIT measurements using FIInS (the Far-infrared Interferometer Instrument Simulator), the main goal of which is to simulate both the input and the output of a DFM system. FIInS has been modified to perform calculations at optical wavelengths and to include an extended field of view due to the presence of a detector array.
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Roser Juanola-Parramon, David T. Leisawitz, Matthew R. Bolcar, Stephen F. Maher, Stephen A. Rinehart, Alex Iacchetta, Giorgio Savini, "The Wide-field Imaging Interferometry Testbed (WIIT): recent progress in the simulation and synthesis of WIIT data", Proc. SPIE 9907, Optical and Infrared Interferometry and Imaging V, 990740 (4 August 2016); doi: 10.1117/12.2232090; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2232090
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