Journal of Astronomical Telescopes, Instruments, and Systems

Editor-in-Chief: Mark Clampin, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center

The Journal of Astronomical Telescopes, Instruments, and Systems (JATIS) covers development, testing, and application of telescopes, instrumentation, techniques, and systems for ground- and space-based astronomy.

The Journal of Astronomical Telescopes, Instruments, and Systems (JATIS) publishes peer-reviewed papers reporting on original research in the development, testing, and application of telescopes, instrumentation, techniques, and systems for ground- and space-based astronomy.

Topics include:

  • X-ray, gamma-ray, and gravitational-wave space telescopes and instrumentation 
  • Ultraviolet, visible, and infrared space telescopes and instrumentation 
  • Far-infrared, submillimeter, millimeter, and radio telescopes and instrumentation 
  • Design of space observatories including space environments, orbit design, deployments, and communications 
  • Telescope, instrumentation, and analysis techniques for high-contrast imaging of exoplanets 
  • Ground-based telescopes and instrumentation 
  • Pointing and control systems, including design, algorithms, and attitude control 
  • Alignment, integration, and testing of telescopes and supporting instrumentation 
  • Design of ground-based observatory enclosures and site testing 
  • Adaptive optics and interferometry for optical/infrared astronomy 
  • Very long baseline interferometry for radio telescopes
  • Detector systems for astronomical instrumentation 
  • System engineering for large observatories 
  • Imaging camera and spectrograph design 
  • Integrated modeling of telescopes and instrumentation 
  • Optical design and manufacturing techniques 
  • Innovative technologies and materials 
  • Data analysis techniques, data mining, and statistics
  • Observatory operations and science observation scheduling.
Details

    About the Journal

    ISSN: 2329-4124
    E-ISSN: 2329-4221
    Publisher: SPIE
    Frequency: Quarterly (4 issues per year)
    Year established: 2015
    Format: Online and print
    Impact Factor*: 3.5

    *2016 Journal Citation Reports®


    Abstracting and Indexing

    • SAO/NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)
    • Science Citation Index Expanded/Web of Science
    • Current Contents - Engineering, Computing & Technology
    • Inspec
    • Scopus
    • Ei Compendex


    Editorial Office:

    Contact the JATIS staff at:

    SPIE
    P.O. Box 10
    Bellingham, WA 98227-0010 USA
    tel: +1 360 676 3290
    fax: +1 360 647 1445
    journals@spie.org

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