Dr. Patrick L. Thompson
Senior Optical Physicist at NASA / GSFC
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Area of Expertise:
Space-Based Optics , Space / Lunar Bases , Exoplanet Coronography , Planetary Science Instruments , Information Theory of Optics , Astronomical Telescopes & Instrumentation
Publications (31)

SPIE Journal Paper | 15 March 2021
OE Vol. 60 Issue 03
KEYWORDS: Metrology, Mirrors, Optical testing, Optical alignment, Optical engineering, Interferometry, Optical fabrication, Aspheric lenses, Terbium, Lawrencium

Proceedings Article | 5 March 2021 Presentation + Paper
Proc. SPIE. 11678, Free-Space Laser Communications XXXIII

Proceedings Article | 30 August 2019 Presentation + Paper
Proc. SPIE. 11103, Optical Modeling and System Alignment
KEYWORDS: Optical fibers, Transmitters, Telescopes, Mirrors, LIDAR, Receivers, Optical metrology, Collimators, Optical benches, Optical alignment, Beam expanders

Proceedings Article | 19 September 2016 Presentation + Paper
Proc. SPIE. 9972, Earth Observing Systems XXI
KEYWORDS: Optical fibers, Transmitters, Telescopes, Mirrors, Diffractive optical elements, Interferometers, Wavefronts, Receivers, Collimators, Space telescopes

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