Professional Papers

This professional paper bibliography includes a small sampling of the many journal articles and conference papers that have been authored by Ball Aerospace employees and are available to the public. To obtain copies of articles, contact the publisher or check at an academic library. If you would like more information about article authored by Ball Aerospace employees contact us.

Cryogenics & Thermal
W. Schade, "Cryogenic Focus Mechanism For the Spitzer Space Telescope Secondary Mirror", 39th Aerospace Mechanisms Symposium (May 2008)

W. Gully, D. Glaister, P. Hendershott, E. Marquardt, V. Kotsubo, J. Lock "Ball Aerospace Hybrid Space Cryocoolers", Cryogenic Engineering Conference and International Cryogenic Materials Conference (July 2007)

J. Lock, D. Glaister, W. Gully, P. Hendershott, V. Kotsubo, "Ball Aerospace Advances in 35 K Cooking: The SB235E Cryocooler", Cryogenic Engineering Conference and International Cryogenic Materials Conference (July 2007)

K. Martinez, J. Sullivan, A. Barto, J. Lewis, T. Franck, T. Dreher, B. Shogrin, J. Sokol, "Cryogenic Design and Predicted Performance of the James Webb Space Telescope Beryllium Aft Optics Subsystem Optical Bench", Cryogenic Engineering Conference and International Cryogenic Materials Conference (July 2007)

 

Emerging Technologies
M. Crowder, C. Haley, "Mitigating Molecular and Particulate Contamination via Surface Energy", Proceedings of the SPIE, Vol. 7069, pp. 706909-706909-9 (August 2008)

M. Crowder, D. Zhong, J. Cheng, S. Roark, A. Lawitzke, M. Quigley, O. Sharpe, "Contamination Resistant Surface", Contamination & Coatings Workshop (July 2007)

 

EO/IR Focal Planes
V. Argabright, et al, "The Kepler Photometer Focal Plane Array", Proc. SPIE Astronomical Instrumentation Conference, 7010, 70102L (June 2008)

R. H. Philbrick, M. M. Blouke, “DC Characterization of CCD-Based Detectors for Use in Space-Based Applications”, Scientific Detectors for Astronomy – 2005, Editors: P. Amico, J. Beletic (Spring 2005)

 

EO/IR Sensors & Instruments
S. Kendrick, A. Harwit, M. Kaplan, W. Smythe, "MWIR Imaging Spectrometer with Digital Time Delay Integration for Remote Sensing and Characterization of Planetary Satellites", SPIE Optics and Photonics (August 2007)

T. Kamp, C. Holden, V. Kotsubo, P. Hendershott, G. Mills, J. Wassmer, "The Spaceborne Infrared Atmospheric Sounder for Geosynchronous Earth Orbit (SIRAS-G) Pathfinder to Space", SPIE Optics and Photonics (August 2007)

T, Ebben, P. Warren, "Mission to Mars: The HiRISE Camera On-Board MRO", SPIE Optics and Photonics (August 2007)

 

Laser Applications
C. Grund, J. Howell, M. Stephen, "Optical Autocovariance Direct Detection Lidar for Simultaneous Wind, Aerosol, and Chemistry Profiling from Ground, Air, and Space Platforms", SPIE Defense and Security Conference Paper 7312-37 (April 2009)

R. Craig, I. Gravseth, R. P. Earhart, J. Bladt, S. Barnhill, L. Ruppert, C. Centamore, "Processing 3D Flash LADAR Point-Clouds in Real-time for Flight Applications", Proc. SPIE, Defense and Security/Sensing (April 2007)

 

Pointing & Tracking
M. Ostaszewski, W. Vermeer, "Fine Steering Mirror for the James Webb Space Telescope", SPIE Optics and Photonics (August 2007)

M. Ostaszewski, S. Hartford, N. Doughty, M. Sanchez, C. Hoffman, D. Gutow, R. Pierce, "Risley Prism Beam Pointer", SPIE Optics and Photonics Conference (August 2006)

N. Sanchez, S. Hartford, N. Doughty, C. Hoffman, D. Gutow, R. Pierce, "Control Laws for a 3-Element Risley Prism Optical Beam Pointer", SPIE Optics and Photonics Conference (August 2006)

 

RF and Microwave Technologies
M. Leifer, "SAR Ambiguities in Skewed Antenna Arrays", Proc. IEEE Radar Conference (May 2009)

M. Webster, M. Leifer, D. Paschen, "Technology Development for Lightweight L-Band SAR", Proc. AIAA 6th Responsive Space Conference (April 2008)

 

Software Solutions
M. Lieber, C. Weimer, M. Stephens, R. Demara, "Development of an End-to-End Lidar Model and Correlation with On-orbit Signal Variations", International Laser Radar Conference (June 2008)

P. Raeth, "Implementing a Philosophy for Transitioning Existing Software to Network Processing While Employing Existing Infrastructure", Open Source Grid and Cluster Conference (May 2008)

 

Space Telescopes
A. Contos, D.S. Acton, A. Barto, "Verification of the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) Wavefront Sensing and Control System", SPIE Astronomical Instrumentation Conference (June 2008)

J. Lewis, "Primary Mirror Design for James Webb Space Telescope", SPIE Optics and Photonics (August 2007)

M. Hegge, R. Wendland, C. Miller, "Design and Analysis of the Composite Spider Structure Within the Kepler Schmidt Telescope", SPIE Optics and Photonics (August 2007)

J. Lumia, "Vacuum Focus Testing of Large Telescopes", SPIE Optics and Photonics (August 2007)

 

Spacecraft & Space Systems
W. Deininger, B. Atkinson, R. Baltrum, T. Bank, R. Dissly, S. Mitchell, "Ball Aerospace’s Deep Space Mission Architecture and Capabilities", IEEE Aerospace Conference (March 2009)

D. Kaufman, H. Walden, C. Badgett, N. Merski, M. Hurley, P. Jaffe, M. Pierce, A. Lopez, "STP-SIV and ISET Standard Spacecraft-to-Payload Interface Standards", IEEE Aerospace Conference (March 2009)

 

Startrackers and Space Cameras
J. Deppen, C. Randall, J. Speed, L. Blarre, "Design and Development of the Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp. Flexible Space Camera FSC-701", Advances in the Astronautical Sciences, Vol. 130 Proceedings of the 32nd Annual AAS Rocky Mountain Guidance and Control Conference (January 2009)

D. Michaels, J. Speed, "Ball Aerospace Star Tracker Achieves High Rate Tracking for a Moving Star Field", Proc. IEEE Aerospace Conference (March 2005)

 

Tactical EO/IR Payloads
G. Heim, "A 5.5 Megapixel High Performance Low Light Military Video Camera", SPIE Defense and Security Conference (April 2009)

G. Heim, S. Shimer, "Key Performance Requirements for Low-Light Television Cameras", SPIE Defense and Security Conference (April 2007)

 

Technical Services
C. Borel, "Algorithm for Retrieving Vegetative Canopy and Leaf Parameters from Multi- and Hyper-Spectral Imagery", SPIE Defense and Security Conference (April 2009)

C. Borel, "Error Analysis for a Temperature and Emissivity Retrieval Algorithm for Hyperspectral Imaging Data", Journal International Journal of Remote Sensing (September 2008)

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