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26 February 2003 Far-infrared interferometry technology development: a progress report
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We report on the progress in developing cryogenic delay lines and integrated optics components. These are some of the critical components needed to enable far-IR direct-detection interferometers. To achieve background-limited performance in the 40 to 400 μm region, th einterferometer optics and delay lines must be cooeld to near liquid Helium temperatures. Our cryogenic delay line designs incorporate a number of novel features and has been operated at liquid nitrogen temperatures. Our integrated optics effort has focued on producing single-mode spatial filters and beam combiners.
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Mark R. Swain, Philip J. Dumont, Peter R. Lawson, James D. Moore, Robert F. Smythe, Christopher K. Walker, and Christian Y. Drouet d'Aubigny "Far-infrared interferometry technology development: a progress report", Proc. SPIE 4852, Interferometry in Space, (26 February 2003);

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