JWST part 1: Designing the James Webb Space Telescope - webinar

The James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) is a large infrared telescope due to launch on an Ariane 5 rocket from French Guiana in March 2021. Learn how Zemax products were used to engineer this technology.

See the Article Attachments link for a PDF and OpticStudio sample file. 

Authored By Erin Elliot


Article Attachments


Designing of the James Webb Space Telescope - YouTube

About the presenter

Erin Elliot is Optical Research & Prototyping Engineer at Zemax. Her emphasis is on supporting hardware builds from the earliest design phases through final acceptance testing. Erin joined Zemax in 2014 and has a background in the aerospace industry where she worked on both ground and space-based telescopes and instruments, and on alignment software for JWST. In her spare time, she invents and prototypes new software tools for optical engineers.

Next Webinar: JWST part 2: Modeling the James Webb Telescope segments in OpticStudio - webinar


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