Jenny Atwood
Optical Engineer at NRC-Herzberg Astronomy & Astrophysics
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Area of Expertise:
Optical design , Zemax , Optical metrology , Astronomical instrumentation , Adaptive optics , Semiconductor inspection equipment
Profile Summary

Jenny Atwood is an optical designer with varied experience ranging from astronomical instrumentation to semi-conductor equipment to high-powered laser systems. She presently works as an optical engineer for the National Research Council National Science Infrastructure - Herzberg, in Victoria BC. Her skills are focused on designing and building optical systems used on large ground-based telescopes around the world.
Publications (34)

Proceedings Article | 30 August 2022 Poster + Paper
David Andersen, Jenny Atwood, Jennifer Dunn, Jeffrey Crane, Brian Hoff, Ed Chapin, Glen Herriot, Tim Hardy, Lianqi Wang, James Larkin, Shelley Wright, Ryuji Suzuki, Robert Weber, Tim Greffe
Proceedings Volume 12185, 121855R (2022)
KEYWORDS: IRIS Consortium, Monte Carlo methods, Wavefront sensors, Thirty Meter Telescope, Telescopes, Point spread functions

Proceedings Article | 29 August 2022 Poster + Paper
Proceedings Volume 12188, 1218839 (2022)
KEYWORDS: Interfaces, Aluminum, Thermography, Thirty Meter Telescope, Foam, Sensors, Temperature sensors, Thermal modeling, Temperature metrology, Solid modeling

Proceedings Article | 29 August 2022 Presentation + Paper
Shaojie Chen, Tristan Chabot, Olivier Lardière, Denis Brousseau, Suresh Sivanandam, Simon Thibault, Jenny Atwood, Joschua Hellemeier, Paul Hickson, Scott Chapman, Saugata Dutt, Masen Lamb, Scott Christie, Mark Barnet, Martin Tschimmel, Patrick Nkwari, Gaetano Sivo
Proceedings Volume 12184, 121840E (2022)
KEYWORDS: Spectrographs, Iterated function systems, Image quality, Spectral resolution, Adaptive optics, Mirrors, Diffraction, Optical design, Laser imaging, Sensors

Proceedings Article | 29 August 2022 Presentation + Paper
Jenny Atwood, Jeffrey Crane, Alan McConnachie, Vlad Reshetov, Jordan Lothrop, Masen Lamb
Proceedings Volume 12184, 121840F (2022)
KEYWORDS: Gemini Observatory, Imaging systems, Spectrographs, Interfaces, Coating, Optical filters, Imaging spectroscopy, Lenses, Infrared imaging

Proceedings Article | 25 August 2022 Presentation + Paper
Masen Lamb, Suresh Sivanandam, Martin Tschimmel, Adam Muzzin, Alan McConnachie, Julia Scharwächter, Gaetano Sivo, Jenny Atwood, Scott Chapman, Scott Christie, Mark Barnet, Paul Hickson, Glen Herriot
Proceedings Volume 12187, 1218708 (2022)
KEYWORDS: Signal to noise ratio, Imaging systems, Galactic astronomy, Spectrographs, Point spread functions, Gemini Observatory, Adaptive optics, Imaging spectroscopy, Image quality, Wavefronts

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