Infrared Filters for the JWST Space Telescope
What is it about?
The spectrometer sub-system of the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) Mid-Infrared Instrument (MIRI) contains four channels which spectrally multiplex the incoming radiation.
Why is it important?
The Mid-Infrared Instrument (MIRI) for the JWST is a thermal-infrared imager and spectrometer currently being developed by an international consortium comprising the a consortium of European partners, the European Space Agency, the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, and an international science team.
The following have contributed to this page: Dr Gary J Hawkins