ZoDIACS spectrometer

The aim of the ZoDIACS project (http://webapps.astro.ufl.edu/zodiac/index.php) is to build a high-resolution, dual-etalon Fabry-Perot spectrometer to analyze Fraunhofer absorption lines in the solar spectrum of scattered light from zodiacal cloud particles

The work was performed during the internship at the University of Virginia, USA.
The design of the optical system of the spectrometer, analysis to manufacturing tolerances of the optical and mechanical components of the spectrometer was performed.

Scheme of the instrument

Optical layout


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Optical engineering including research, design, development. Optimization, tolerancing, specifications of optical systems. Mechanical design, Finite Element Analysis (FEA).

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