The Mid-Infrared Instrument for JWST

The Mid-Infrared Instrument for JWST

Introduction to MIRI for the ISM*@ST research group at STScI.

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Karl Gordon

August 03, 2020
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  1. The Mid-Infrared Instrument for the James Webb Space Telescope Karl

    D. Gordon Astronomer MIRI Instrument Scientist STScI, Baltimore, MD ISM*@ST Group Meeting 3 Aug 2020 kgordon@stsci.edu @karllark2000 karllark@github
  2. Main References • JWST User Docs (https://jwst-docs.stsci.edu/) • MIRI Instrument

    PASP papers (2015, 127) – Intro: Rieke et al. – Design & Build: Wright et al. – Imager: Bouchet et al. – Low Res Spectrometer: Kendrew et al. – Coronagraphs: Boccaletti et al. – Med Res Spectrometer: Well et al. – Detectors: Rieke et al. – Focal Plane System: Ressler et al. – Predicted Sensitivity: Glasse et al. – Operations/Data Reduction: Gordon et al.
  3. ISM Motivations

  4. From Foschino, Berne, & Joblin (2019, A&A, 632, A84) MIR

    Emission
  5. From Foschino, Berne, & Joblin (2019, A&A, 632, A84)

  6. From Smith et al. (2007, ApJ, 656, 770)

  7. Ices

  8. Extinction From Gordon et al. (2020, in prep)

  9. MIRI Overview

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  14. Contamination Control Cover

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  17. Imaging

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  25. Dithers

  26. Subarrays

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  28. Coronagraphy

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  31. Lyot

  32. 4QPM

  33. 4QPM Performance

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  37. Low Resolution Spectroscopy

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  40. Finges not a problem for LRS

  41. Slit has a cut-off filter

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  43. Along slit dithering

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  45. Medium Resolution Spectroscopy

  46. 4 Integral Field Units (IFUs)

  47. Reflective Slits

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  50. Throughputs

  51. Fringes

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  54. Dither Patterns – Point

  55. Dither Patterns – Extended

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  58. Detectors

  59. Slope is the Measurement

  60. Data Reduction

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