Dr. Neil T. Zimmerman
Research Astrophysicist at NASA Goddard Space Flight Ctr
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Neil Zimmerman is a Research Astrophysicist in the Exoplanets and Stellar Astrophysics Laboratory at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center. He is a member of the WFIRST Project Science team, and his research encompasses coronagraph design and simulation, data processing and extraction, and spectroscopy technologies for future exoplanet imaging missions.
Publications (66)

Proceedings Article | 6 October 2023 Presentation
Proceedings Volume 12680, 126800W (2023) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2677576
KEYWORDS: Prisms, Calibration, Polarizers, Polarization, Spectroscopes, Spectral resolution, Equipment, Target detection, Space telescopes, Signal to noise ratio

Proceedings Article | 5 October 2023 Presentation + Paper
Proceedings Volume 12680, 126801E (2023) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2677396
KEYWORDS: Coronagraphy, Actuators, Simulations, Wavefronts, Mathematical optimization, Algorithm development, Matrices, Observatories, Wavefront sensors, Wavefront reconstruction, Exoplanets, Computational imaging

Proceedings Article | 5 October 2023 Presentation + Paper
Proceedings Volume 12680, 126800T (2023) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2679036
KEYWORDS: Coronagraphy, Equipment, Mirrors, Optical benches, Wavefront sensors, Deformable mirrors, Cameras, Prisms, Observatories, Wavefront errors

Proceedings Article | 5 October 2023 Poster + Paper
Proceedings Volume 12680, 126802G (2023) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2677732
KEYWORDS: Coronagraphy, Design and modelling, Telescopes, Equipment, Exoplanets, Observatories, Wavefronts, Yield improvement, Planets

Proceedings Article | 29 August 2022 Presentation
Roser Juanola-Parramon, Christopher Stark, Neil Zimmerman, Axel Potier, Garreth Ruane
Proceedings Volume 12180, 1218021 (2022) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2629617
KEYWORDS: Coronagraphy, Wavefronts, Wavefront sensors, Exoplanets, Ultraviolet radiation, UV optics, Telescopes, Stars, Spectrographs, Space operations

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