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 (25)

Proceedings Article | 17 July 2018
Proc. SPIE. 10703, Adaptive Optics Systems VI
KEYWORDS: Telescopes, Mirrors, Beam splitters, Stars, Thirty Meter Telescope, Sensors, Calibration, Interfaces, Wavefront sensors, Adaptive optics

Proceedings Article | 11 July 2018
Proc. SPIE. 10703, Adaptive Optics Systems VI
KEYWORDS: Telescopes, Mirrors, Stars, Thirty Meter Telescope, Interfaces, Wavefront sensors, Adaptive optics, Optical benches, Sodium, Laser guide stars

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

Proceedings Article | 23 August 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 | 9 August 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 | 27 July 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

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