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Paper: InfraRed Standards Used for Spectrophotometric Calibration – Application to the Medium Resolution Spectrometer of MIRI
Volume: 364, The Future of Photometric, Spectrophotometric, and Polarimetric Standardization
Page: 443
Authors: Decin, L.; Bauwens, E.; Blommaert, J.A.D.L.
Abstract: One of the main ingredients in establishing the relation between input signal and output flux from a spectrometer, is the accurate determination of the spectrophotometric calibration. In case of spectrometers onboard satellites, the accuracy of this part of the calibration pedigree is ultimately linked to the reliability of the candidate calibrators as being fiducial. In this contribution, we deal with the spectrophotometric calibration of infrared spectrometers in the 2–200 μm wavelength range. We outline a general selection procedure to arrive at a set of fiducial IR calibrators, and apply the method to the Medium Resolution Spectrometer of MIRI which will be onboard the James Webb Space Telescope.
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