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Below are links to historical documents that influenced development of science and operations software.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
NIRISS Target Acquisition: The Sensitivity of Centroid Accuracy to the Presence of Saturated Pixels Goudfrooij, P. 2017
Analysis of NIRISS CV3 Data: The Repeatability of the Pupil Wheel and the Filter Wheel Martel, A. 2016
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
NIRISS Dither Patterns for the WFSS and IMAGING Observing Modes Goudfrooij, P. 2015
The Coordinate Systems of NIRISS Martel, A. 2014
Generalized Least Square Algorithm to Correctly Perform Linear Ramp Fitting Robberto, M. 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
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
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