NASA's James Webb Space Telescope

 

Technical Documents

Below are links to historical documents that influenced development of science and operations software. When there is a discrepancy between the information in these technical documents and the information in JDox, assume JDox is correct. 

Title Author Year Flyer
An APT Implementation of the JWST Coronagraph SODRM Programs Stark, C. & Van Gorkom, K. 2017
Comparative Study of the Efficiency of Various JWST Coronagraph Observation Strategies Pueyo, L., Soummer, R. & the JWST Coronagraphs Working Group 2016
Coronagraphic Operations Concepts and Super-Template Definition for the Astronomer’s Proposal Tool Soummer, R., et al. 2015
Coronagraphs Science Calibration Exposures for JWST Coronagraph Observations Pueyo, L., Soummer, R. & the JWST Coronagraphs Working Group 2015
Correction for Detector Non-Linearity using a Generalized Least Square Algorithm Robberto, M. 2015
CR or No CR? That Is the Question: A Bayesian Solution to an Ancient Dilemma Robberto, M. & Gennaro, M. 2015
Science Use-Cases for the Preparation of Coronagraphic Operations Concepts and Policies Soummer, R., et al. 2015
The Mid-Infrared Instrument for the James Webb Space Telescope, I: Introduction Rieke, G.H., et al. 2015
The Mid-Infrared Instrument for the James Webb Space Telescope, II: Design and Build Wright, G.S., et al. 2015
The Mid-Infrared Instrument for the James Webb Space Telescope, III: MIRIM, The MIRI Imager Bouchet, P., et al. 2015
The Mid-Infrared Instrument for the James Webb Space Telescope, IV: The Low Resolution Spectrometer Kendrew, S., et al. 2015
The Mid-Infrared Instrument for the James Webb Space Telescope, IX: Predicted Sensitivity Glasse, A., et al. 2015
The Mid-Infrared Instrument for the James Webb Space Telescope, V: Predicted Performance of the MIRI Coronagraphs Boccaletti, A., et al. 2015
The Mid-Infrared Instrument for the James Webb Space Telescope, VI: The Medium Resolution Spectrometer Wells, M., et al. 2015
The Mid-Infrared Instrument for the James Webb Space Telescope, VII: The MIRI Detectors Rieke, G.H., et al. 2015
The Mid-Infrared Instrument for the James Webb Space Telescope, VIII: The MIRI Focal Plane System Ressler, M.E., et al. 2015
The Mid-Infrared Instrument for the James Webb Space Telescope, X. Operations and Data Reduction Gordon, K.D., et al. 2015
Simulations of JWST MIRI 4QPM Coronagraphs Operations and Performances Lajoie, C-P., Soummer, R., Hines, D. & Rieke, G. 2014
Simulations of MIRI Four-Quadrant Phase Mask Coronagraph (III): Target Acquisition and CCC Mechanism Usage Lajoie, C-P., Hines, D., Soummer, R. & the JWST Coronagraphs Working Group 2014
Simulations of Target Acquisition with MIRI Four-Quadrant Phase Mask Coronagraph (IV): Predicted Performances Based on Slew Accuracy Estimates Lajoie, C-P., Soummer, R., Hines, D. & the JWST Coronagraphs Working Group 2014
Generalized Least Square Algorithm to Correctly Perform Linear Ramp Fitting Robberto, M. 2013
Sample Target Acquisition Scenarios for JWST Perrin, M., Stansberry, J., Beck, T., Hines, D. & Soummer, R., 2013
Simulations of Target Acquisition with MIRI Four-Quadrant Phase Mask Coronagraph (I) Soummer, R., Hines, D. & Perrin, M. 2013
Simulations of Target Acquisition with MIRI Four-Quadrant Phase Mask Coronagraph (II) Lajoie, C-P., Soummer, R. & Hines, D. 2013
JWST Absolute Flux Calibration II: Expanded Sample of Primary Calibrators Gordon, K.& Bohlin, R. 2012
New Strategy to Correct IR Detector Non-Linearity: Application to WFC3 Data Robberto, M. 2012
On the Linearity Correction of IR Ramps in the Case of Grouped Frames Robberto, M. 2012
Utility of Small Slews under Fine Guidance for Coronagraphic Observations Soummer, R. 2012
An Improved Algorithm for the Correction of IR Detector Non-Linearity Robberto, M. 2011
Implementation of a New Algorithm for Correction of Non-Linearity in JWST Detectors Robberto, M. 2011
Library of Simulated Cosmic Ray Events Impacting JWST HgCdTe Detectors Robberto, M. 2010
Self-Calibration and the Dither Patterns for NIRCam and MIRI Anderson, J. & Chen, C. 2010
Two Fundamental Equations for IR Ramp Fitting Robberto, M. 2010
An Assessment of JWST’s Ability to Observe Bright Objects in the Solar System Meixner, M., et al. 2009
Derivation of Correct Noise Equation for General MULTIACCUM Readout Robberto, M. 2009
JWST Absolute Flux Calibration I: Proposed Primary Calibrators Gordon, K., Bohlin, R., Fullerton, A., Beck, T. & Robberto, M. 2009
IR Photometry of the JWST Calibration Field Anderson, J. 2008
The JWST Point Spread Function: Calculation Methods and Expected Properties Makidon, R. B., Casertano, S., Cox, C. & van der Marel, R. 2007
An Investigation of Optimal Dither Strategies for JWST Koekemoer, A.M. & Linday, K. 2005