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 (31)

PROCEEDINGS ARTICLE | September 12, 2017
Proc. SPIE. 10400, Techniques and Instrumentation for Detection of Exoplanets VIII
KEYWORDS: Electron beam lithography, Stars, Silicon, Reflectivity, Wavefronts, Polarimetry, Exoplanets, Photomasks, Performance modeling

PROCEEDINGS ARTICLE | September 1, 2017
Proc. SPIE. 10400, Techniques and Instrumentation for Detection of Exoplanets VIII
KEYWORDS: Spectrographs, Stars, Speckle, Cameras, Wavefronts, Exoplanets, Planets, Atmospheric sciences, Device simulation, Iterated function systems

PROCEEDINGS ARTICLE | September 1, 2017
Proc. SPIE. 10400, Techniques and Instrumentation for Detection of Exoplanets VIII
KEYWORDS: Wavefront sensors, Wavefronts, Control systems, Coronagraphy, Exoplanets, Performance modeling, Systems modeling

PROCEEDINGS ARTICLE | September 1, 2017
Proc. SPIE. 10400, Techniques and Instrumentation for Detection of Exoplanets VIII
KEYWORDS: Diffraction, Monochromatic aberrations, Interferometry, Exoplanets, Planets, Tolerancing

PROCEEDINGS ARTICLE | September 1, 2017
Proc. SPIE. 10400, Techniques and Instrumentation for Detection of Exoplanets VIII
KEYWORDS: Telescopes, Mirrors, Spectrographs, MATLAB, Polarization, Wavefront sensors, Exoplanets, Tolerancing, Performance modeling, Systems modeling

PROCEEDINGS ARTICLE | September 1, 2017
Proc. SPIE. 10400, Techniques and Instrumentation for Detection of Exoplanets VIII
KEYWORDS: Diffraction, Stars, Imaging systems, Light scattering, Wavefronts, Control systems, Exoplanets, Space operations

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