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 (23)

PROCEEDINGS ARTICLE | November 27, 2017
Proc. SPIE. 10590, International Optical Design Conference 2017
KEYWORDS: Zemax, Astronomy, Thirty Meter Telescope, Adaptive optics, Computer aided design, Solid modeling

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

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

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

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

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

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