Journal of Astronomical Telescopes, Instruments, and Systems

Editor-in-Chief: Mark Clampin, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, USA

The Journal of Astronomical Telescopes, Instruments, and Systems (JATIS) covers development, testing, and application of telescopes, instrumentation, techniques, and systems for ground- and space-based astronomy.

On the cover: The figure is from the paper " Advanced ultraviolet, optical, and infrared mirror technology development for very large space telescopes" by H. Philip Stahl, from Vol. 6, Issue 2.

The Journal of Astronomical Telescopes, Instruments, and Systems (JATIS) publishes peer-reviewed papers reporting on original research in the development, testing, and application of telescopes, instrumentation, techniques, and systems for ground- and space-based astronomy.

Topics include:

  • X-ray, gamma-ray, and gravitational-wave space telescopes and instrumentation 
  • Ultraviolet, visible, and infrared space telescopes and instrumentation 
  • Far-infrared, submillimeter, millimeter, and radio telescopes and instrumentation 
  • Design of space observatories including space environments, orbit design, deployments, and communications 
  • Telescope, instrumentation, and analysis techniques for high-contrast imaging of exoplanets 
  • Ground-based telescopes and instrumentation 
  • Pointing and control systems, including design, algorithms, and attitude control 
  • Alignment, integration, and testing of telescopes and supporting instrumentation 
  • Design of ground-based observatory enclosures and site testing 
  • Adaptive optics and interferometry for optical/infrared astronomy 
  • Very long baseline interferometry for radio telescopes
  • Detector systems for astronomical instrumentation 
  • System engineering for large observatories 
  • Imaging camera and spectrograph design 
  • Integrated modeling of telescopes and instrumentation 
  • Optical design and manufacturing techniques 
  • Innovative technologies and materials 
  • Data analysis techniques, data mining, and statistics
  • Observatory operations and science observation scheduling.
Details

    About the Journal

    ISSN: 2329-4124
    E-ISSN: 2329-4221
    Publisher: SPIE
    Frequency: Article-at-a-time publication; quarterly (4 issues per year)
    Year established: 2015
    Format: Online 

    Metrics


    CiteScoreTM 2019:
     4.6

    Impact Factor*: 1.585
    5-Year Impact Factor*: 2.762

    h5-index:
     24

    *2020 Journal Citation Reports®


    Abstracting and Indexing

    • SAO/NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)
    • Science Citation Index Expanded
    • Current Contents - Engineering, Computing & Technology
    • Inspec
    • Scopus
    • Ei Compendex


    Editorial Office:

    SPIE
    P.O. Box 10
    Bellingham, WA 98227-0010 USA
    Tel: +1 360 676 3290
    Fax: +1 360 647 1445
    Email:  journals@spie.org

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