Optical design for the large balloon reector

Cortes Medellin German, Stefan O'dougherty, Christopher Walker, Paul F. Goldsmith, Chris Groppi, Steve Smith, Pietro Bernasconi

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We present the details of the optical design, corrector system, mechanical layout, tolerances, pointing require- ments, and overall performance of the sub-millimeter wavelength Large Balloon Reector telescope (LBR).

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationGround-Based and Airborne Telescopes VI
EditorsHeather K. Marshall, Helen J. Hall, Roberto Gilmozzi
ISBN (Electronic)9781510601918
StatePublished - 2016
EventGround-Based and Airborne Telescopes VI - Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Duration: Jun 26 2016Jul 1 2016

Publication series

NameProceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering
ISSN (Print)0277-786X
ISSN (Electronic)1996-756X


OtherGround-Based and Airborne Telescopes VI
CountryUnited Kingdom


  • Stratospheric balloon telescope
  • Sub-mm
  • THz optical design

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Computer Science Applications
  • Applied Mathematics
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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