Mrs. Jenny Atwood
Optical Engineer at NRC - Herzberg Astronomy & Astrophysics
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Optical design , Zemax , Optical metrology , Astronomical instrumentation , Adaptive optics , Semiconductor inspection equipment
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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 (22)

PROCEEDINGS ARTICLE | August 23, 2017
Proc. SPIE. 10371, Optomechanical Engineering 2017
KEYWORDS: Large telescopes, Mirror mounts, Optical mounts, Optomechanical design, Telescopes, Integrated optics, Adaptive optics, Finite element methods, Infrared imaging, Mirrors

PROCEEDINGS ARTICLE | August 9, 2016
Proc. SPIE. 9908, Ground-based and Airborne Instrumentation for Astronomy VI
KEYWORDS: Finite element methods, Thermography, Infrared telescopes, Adaptive optics, Thirty Meter Telescope, Thermography, Aluminum, Skin, Cladding, Astronomy, Optomechanical components

PROCEEDINGS ARTICLE | July 27, 2016
Proc. SPIE. 9909, Adaptive Optics Systems V
KEYWORDS: Adaptive optics, Interfaces, Optical alignment, Thirty Meter Telescope, Mirrors, Calibration, Wavefront sensors, Error analysis, Tolerancing, Image resolution

PROCEEDINGS ARTICLE | July 22, 2016
Proc. SPIE. 9912, Advances in Optical and Mechanical Technologies for Telescopes and Instrumentation II
KEYWORDS: Beam splitters, Optomechanical design, Wavefronts, Visible radiation, Finite element methods, Adhesives, Safety, Optical simulations, Interfaces, Silica

PROCEEDINGS ARTICLE | June 15, 2015
Proc. SPIE. 9654, International Conference on Optics and Photonics 2015
KEYWORDS: Mirrors, Polarization, Telescopes, Zemax, Modeling, Instrument modeling, Mueller matrices, Polarimetry, Coating, Thirty Meter Telescope

PROCEEDINGS ARTICLE | August 22, 2014
Proc. SPIE. 9148, Adaptive Optics Systems IV
KEYWORDS: Actuators, Adaptive optics, Electronics, Prototyping, Deformable mirrors, Astronomy, Diodes, Mirrors, Ions, Thirty Meter Telescope

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