Dr. A.J. Eldorado Riggs
Optical Engineer at Jet Propulsion Lab
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high contrast imaging , wavefront control , Fourier optics , wavefront estimation , coronagraphy , exoplanets
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A J Eldorado Riggs is an optical engineer at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory. He received his PhD in mechanical and aerospace engineering from Princeton University in 2016, and his bachelor's degree in physics and mechanical engineering from Yale University in 2011. His research interests include wavefront estimation and control, deformable mirrors, and coronagraph design for exoplanet imaging. He currently works on coronagraph design and coronagraphic wavefront correction for the WFIRST Coronagraph Instrument.
Publications (42)

PROCEEDINGS ARTICLE | July 16, 2018
Proc. SPIE. 10698, Space Telescopes and Instrumentation 2018: Optical, Infrared, and Millimeter Wave
KEYWORDS: Coronagraphy, Thermal modeling

PROCEEDINGS ARTICLE | July 16, 2018
Proc. SPIE. 10698, Space Telescopes and Instrumentation 2018: Optical, Infrared, and Millimeter Wave
KEYWORDS: Mirrors, Spatial frequencies, Speckle, Fourier transforms, Wavefronts, Deformable mirrors, Coronagraphy, Performance modeling

PROCEEDINGS ARTICLE | July 10, 2018
Proc. SPIE. 10698, Space Telescopes and Instrumentation 2018: Optical, Infrared, and Millimeter Wave
KEYWORDS: Actuators, Point spread functions, Stars, Detection and tracking algorithms, Imaging systems, Wavefronts, Deformable mirrors, Coronagraphy, Astronomical imaging, Hubble Space Telescope

PROCEEDINGS ARTICLE | July 10, 2018
Proc. SPIE. 10706, Advances in Optical and Mechanical Technologies for Telescopes and Instrumentation III
KEYWORDS: Point spread functions, Telescopes, Imaging systems, Wavefront sensors, Adaptive optics, Coronagraphy, Exoplanets, Space telescopes, Liquid crystals

PROCEEDINGS ARTICLE | July 10, 2018
Proc. SPIE. 10698, Space Telescopes and Instrumentation 2018: Optical, Infrared, and Millimeter Wave
KEYWORDS: Mirrors, Coronagraphy, Exoplanets, Transform theory, Infrared radiation, Infrared telescopes, Optical instrument design, Thermal modeling, Off axis mirrors, Instrument modeling

PROCEEDINGS ARTICLE | July 10, 2018
Proc. SPIE. 10698, Space Telescopes and Instrumentation 2018: Optical, Infrared, and Millimeter Wave
KEYWORDS: Telescopes, Mirrors, Stars, Image segmentation, Spectroscopy, Coronagraphy, Exoplanets, Space telescopes, Mirror structures, Spectroscopes

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