1 July 1990 The Extreme Ultraviolet Explorer: overview and calibration
Author Affiliations +
The Extreme Ultraviolet Explorer (EUVE) is a NASA-funded astronomy mission that will operate in the 70 to 760 Å band. The science payload# which has been designed and built by the Space Sciences Laboratory at the University of California, Berkeley, consists of three grazing incidence scanning telescopes and an EUV spectrometer/deep survey instrument. We give details of the planned mission profile and an overview of the instrumentation that the science payload comprises. Topics such as the thermal design, contamination control, and details of the electronics system are discussed. Finally, we review the results of the calibration of the various subsystems that make up the EUVE instrumentation and discuss the calibration plan for the integrated EUVE instruments, which began in June 1989 at the Berkeley EUV Calibration Facility.
Barry Y. Welsh, John V. Vallerga, Patrick N. Jelinsky, Peter W. Vedder, C. Stuart Bowyer, Roger F. Malina, "The Extreme Ultraviolet Explorer: overview and calibration," Optical Engineering 29(7), (1 July 1990). https://doi.org/10.1117/12.55659 . Submission:


Status of EUV reflectometry at PTB
Proceedings of SPIE (April 01 2013)
Actinic review of EUV masks status and recent results...
Proceedings of SPIE (November 09 2015)
Ionic debris assessment of various EUVL systems
Proceedings of SPIE (March 21 2008)
First light of SWAP on-board PROBA2
Proceedings of SPIE (July 29 2010)
Design of device for observing the solar on the moon...
Proceedings of SPIE (February 22 2008)

Back to Top