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Wide swath imaging spectrometer utilizing a multi-modular design

United States Patent

October 5, 2010
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A wide swath imaging spectrometer utilizing an array of individual spectrometer modules in the telescope focal plane to provide an extended field of view. The spectrometer modules with their individual detectors are arranged so that their slits overlap with motion on the scene providing contiguous spatial coverage. The number of modules can be varied to take full advantage of the field of view available from the telescope.
Chrisp; Michael P. (Danville, CA)
Lawrence Livermore National Security, LLC (Livermore, CA)
12/ 199,575
August 27, 2008
The United States Government has rights in this invention pursuant to Contract No. DE-AC52-07NA27344 between the United States Department of Energy and Lawrence Livermore National Security, LLC for the operation of Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.