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MIPS: The Multiband Imaging Photometer for SIRTF

Rieke, G. H. and Lada, C. and Lebofsky, M. and Low, F. and Strittmatter, P. and Young, E. and Arens, J. and Haller, E. and Richards, P. and Beichman, C. and Gautier, T. N. and Mould, J. and Neugebauer, G. and Gaalema, S. and Werner, M. (1986) MIPS: The Multiband Imaging Photometer for SIRTF. In: Instrumentation for Optical Remote Sensing from Space. Proceedings of SPIE. No.589. Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE) , Bellingham, WA, pp. 242-248. ISBN 9780892526246.

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The Multiband Imaging Photometer for SIRTF (MIPS) is to be designed to reach as closely as possible the fundamental sensitivity and angular resolution limits for SIRTF over the 3 to 700μm spectral region. It will use high performance photoconductive detectors from 3 to 200μm with integrating JFET amplifiers. From 200 to 700μm, the MIPS will use a bolometer cooled by an adiabatic demagnetization refrigerator. Over much of its operating range, the MIPS will make possible observations at and beyond the conventional Rayleigh diffraction limit of angular resolution.

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Additional Information:© 1986 Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE). We thank the Martin Marietta Corporation for assistance in preparing the initial concept for the MIPS. The calculations for super resolution were carried out by Mr. B. Sharma. This work was supported by NASA.
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Official Citation:G. H. Rieke, C. Lada, M. Lebofsky, F. Low, P. Strittmatter, E. Young, J. Arens, E. Haller, P. Richards, C. Beichman, T. N. Gautier, J. Mould, G. Neugebauer, S. Gaalema, and M. Werner "MIPS: The Multiband Imaging Photometer for SIRTF", Proc. SPIE 0589, Instrumentation for Optical Remote Sensing from Space, (1 May 1986);
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