Accession Number:

ADA339734

Title:

Annual Technical Report on ONR Grant N00014-96-1-0737 for the Support of Infrared Spatial Interferometry

Descriptive Note:

Annual rept. 1 Mar-31 Dec 97

Corporate Author:

CALIFORNIA UNIV BERKELEY

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1997-12-31

Pagination or Media Count:

17.0

Abstract:

Recent upgrades of the 10 micron interferometer have during 1997 been fully programmed, tested, and used. They provide improved tracking and stronger signals, and have been extensively used for new stellar measurements. Multiple shells around several stars have been found and analyzed, and movements or other changes with time are seen in the dust shells around some stars. Methods for compensating atmospheric fluctuations have been examined, and measurements of the vertical distribution of turbulence have been made with acoustic radar.

Subject Categories:

  • Optics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE