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STRATEGIC ASTROPHYSICS TECHNOLOGY SOLICITATION

NASA Research Announcement
ROSES 2013: Strategic Astrophysics Technology
Solicitation Summary | Pre-proposal Briefing




TECHNOLOGY ASSESSMENT COMMITTEE

Alan Boss, Carnegie Institution for Science
Joe Pitman, Exploration Sciences
Lisa Poyneer, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory




STRATEGIC ASTROPHYSICS TECHNOLOGY AWARDS

Exoplanet Technology Research funded through the Technology Development for Exoplanet Missions component of NASA’s solicitation on Strategic Astrophysics Technology. Awards for calls from 2009 and 2010 are listed. Links are provided to the abstracts of the original proposals and to the milestone whitepapers, where available.

Year

PI

Institution

Proposal Title

CORONAGRAPH STARLIGHT SUPPRESSION TECHNOLOGY

2009

Olivier Guyon

Univ. of Arizona

Phase-Induced Amplitude Apodization Coronagraphy Development and Laboratory Validation
Abstract | Whitepaper #1 | Milestone #2

2009

Martin Noecker

Ball Aerospace

Advanced Speckle Sensing for Internal Coronagraphs and Methods of Isolating Exoplanets from Speckles
Abstract | Whitepaper | Report

2009

John Trauger

JPL/Caltech

Advanced Hybrid Lyot Coronagraph Technology for Exoplanet Missions
Abstract | Report

2010

Olivier Guyon

Univ. of Arizona

Advances in Pupil Remapping (PIAA) coronagraphy: improving Bandwidth, Throughput and Inner Working Angle
Abstract

2010

Eugene Serabyn

JPL/Caltech

Demonstrations of Deep Starlight Rejection with a Vortex Coronagraph
Abstract | Whitepaper

2010

Glenn Schneider

Univ. of Arizona

EXCEDE Technology Milestone #1: Monochromatic Contrast Demonstration
Whitepaper

CORONAGRAPH MODELING AND MODEL VALIDATION

2009

John Krist

JPL/Caltech

Assessing the Performance Limits of Internal Coronagraphs Through End-to-End Modeling
Abstract | Milestone #1 | Milestone #2
Readme | Milestone 1 Simulation Code (1.1 GB) | Milestone 2 Simulation Code (1.3 GB)

2010

Stuart Shaklan

JPL/Caltech

Coronagraph Starlight Suppression Model Validation: Coronagraph Milestone #3A
Abstract | Whitepaper

VISIBLE NULLING CORONAGRAPH TECHNOLOGY

2009

Mark Clampin

NASA/GSFC

Visible Nulling Coronagraph Technology Maturation: High Contrast Imaging and Characterization of Exoplanets
Abstract | Whitepaper

2010

Richard Lyon

NASA/GSFC

Compact Achromatic Visible Nulling Coronagraph Technology Maturation
Abstract

2010

Jagmit Sandhu

JPL/Caltech

Visible Nulling Coronagraph (VNC) Technology Demonstration Program
Abstract

STARSHADE TECHNOLOGY

2009

N. Kasdin

Princeton University

Starshades for Exoplanet Imaging and Characterization: Key Technology Development
Abstract | Milestone

2010

N. Kasdin

Princeton University

Verifying Deployment Tolerances of an External Occulter for Starlight Suppression
Abstract

DETECTOR TECHNOLOGY

2009

Donald Figer

Rochester Inst. Tech.

A Photon-Counting Detector for Exoplanet Missions
Abstract | Whitepaper