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Terrestrial Planet Finder Interferometer: 2007-2008 progress and plans

Lawson, P. R. and Lay, O. P. and Martin, S. R. and Peters, R. D. and Gappinger, R. O. and Ksendzov, A. and Scharf, D. P. and Booth, A. J. and Beichman, C. A. and Serabyn, E. and Johnston, K. J. and Danchi, W. C. (2008) Terrestrial Planet Finder Interferometer: 2007-2008 progress and plans. In: Optical and Infrared Interferometry. Proceedings of SPIE. No.7013. Society of Photo-optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE) , Bellingham, WA, Art. No. 70132N. ISBN 9780819472236.

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This paper provides an overview of technology development for the Terrestrial Planet Finder Interferometer (TPF-I). TPF-I is a mid-infrared space interferometer being designed with the capability of detecting Earth-like planets in the habitable zones around nearby stars. The overall technology roadmap is presented and progress with each of the testbeds is summarized.

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Subject Keywords:Interferometry, astronomy, extrasolar planets, nulling, formation flying
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Official Citation:P. R. Lawson, O. P. Lay, S. R. Martin, R. D. Peters, R. O. Gappinger, A. Ksendzov, D. P. Scharf, A. J. Booth, C. A. Beichman, E. Serabyn, K. J. Johnston, W. C. Danchi, "Terrestrial Planet Finder Interferometer: 2007-2008 progress and plans", Proc. SPIE 7013, Optical and Infrared Interferometry, 70132N (28 July 2008); doi: 10.1117/12.786822;
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