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 (58)

SPIE Journal Paper | 23 October 2019
JATIS Vol. 5 Issue 04
KEYWORDS: Coronagraphy, Single mode fibers, Spectrographs, Astronomical imaging, Wavefronts, Stars, Monochromatic aberrations, Signal to noise ratio, Telescopes, Device simulation

Proceedings Article | 13 September 2019
Proc. SPIE. 11117, Techniques and Instrumentation for Detection of Exoplanets IX
KEYWORDS: Dispersion, Coronagraphy, Tolerancing

Proceedings Article | 9 September 2019
Proc. SPIE. 11117, Techniques and Instrumentation for Detection of Exoplanets IX
KEYWORDS: Wavefront sensors, Wavefronts, Coronagraphy, Exoplanets, Space telescopes, Phase shifts

Proceedings Article | 9 September 2019
Proc. SPIE. 11117, Techniques and Instrumentation for Detection of Exoplanets IX
KEYWORDS: Telescopes, Spectrographs, Switches, Wavefronts, Single mode fibers, Deformable mirrors, Coronagraphy, Astronomical imaging

Proceedings Article | 9 September 2019
Proc. SPIE. 11117, Techniques and Instrumentation for Detection of Exoplanets IX
KEYWORDS: Multilayers, Polymers, Coronagraphy, Exoplanets, Space telescopes, Optical vortices, Liquid crystals, Spiral phase plates, Circular polarizers, Dielectric polarization

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