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FOC Instrument Science Report Bibliography

Note: All FOC Instrument Science Reports (ISRs) are listed here in reverse chronologic order so that the most recent reports are first.

Currently, abstracts for more recent reports are available below. In addition, you can obtain the full ISR in PostScript format for some reports, with the size of the file noted for each ISR.

Modifications to Final Reprocessed FOC Headers before Ingest

OTA-08 ISR_FOC U Throughput Monitoring Test_3-6-92.PDF*

OTA-08.1 ISR6_Update on FOC UV Throughput Monitoring Test_5-15-92.PDF*

OTA-08.2 ISR_Update on FOC UV Throughput Monitoring Test_7-17-92.PDF*

OTA-08.3 ISR_Update on FOC UV Throughput Monitoring Test_12-9-92.PDF*

OTA-08.4 ISR_Update on FOC UV Throughput Monitoring Test_3-30-93.PDF*

OTA-08.5 ISR_Update on FOC UV Throughput Monitoring Test_6-18-93.PDF*

OTA-08.6 ISR_Update on FOC UV Throughput Monitoring Test_9-28-93.PDF*

099 FOC Final reprocessing of FOC data
I. Kamp (ESA/STScI), D. Durand (CADC), A. Micol (ST-ECF) 12/01/06
(Entire report in PDF [279 kb])

99a ISR_FOC Cycle 7 Calibration Plan_6-11-97
R. Jedrzejewski 6/11/97

98-01 FOC PSF Monitoring Program for Cycles 4-6
R. Jedrzejewski 2/3/98
(Abstract in ASCII; Entire Report in PostScript [332 kb]); Entire Report in PDF [272 kb])

098 FOC f-48 Spectrophotometric Calibration
M. Voit, R. Jedrzejewski 6/9/97
(Abstract in ASCII; Entire Report in PostScript [1094 kb])

097 FOC f/48 Spectrograph Rectification
M. Voit 6/9/97
(Abstract in ASCII; Entire Report in PostScript [230 kb])

096 FOC f/48 Wavelength Calibration
M. Voit 1/28/97
(Abstract in ASCII; Entire Report in PostScript [1646 kb])

095 FOC f/48 Geometric Correction
M. Voit and W. Hack 10/29/96
(Abstract in ASCII; Entire Report in PostScript [2451 kb])

094 FOC Neutral Density Filter Throughputs
W. Hack and M. Voit 7/9/1996
(Abstract in ASCII; Entire Report in PostScript [1621 kb])

093 FOC Cycle 4 Calibration Program: Observations and Results
A. Nota and W. Hack 5/7/1996
(Abstract in ASCII; Entire Report in PostScript [98 kb])

092 FOC Objective Prisms: Calibrations and Software
W. Hack 4/18/96
(Abstract in ASCII; Entire Report in PostScript [738 kb])

091 No report issued.

090 Results of the Cycle 4 FOC UV Throughput Monitoring Program
R. Jedrzejewski 1/96
(Abstract in ASCII; Entire Report in PostScript [100 kb])

089 Polarizer Throughputs and Image Shifts
P.E. Hodge 7/95
(Abstract in ASCII; Entire Report in PostScript [1678 kb])

088 A Description of the Software used to Derive the Geometric Correction
P. Greenfield 9/95
(Abstract in ASCII; Entire Report in PostScript [147 kb])

087 The New f/96 Geometric Correction Models
P. Greenfield 9/95
(Abstract in ASCII; Entire Report in PostScript [1849 kb])

086 Deriving the Geometric Correction from Crowded Fields
P. Greenfield 2/95
(Abstract in ASCII; Entire Report in PostScript [3202 kb])

085 Results of the Cycle 4 FOC Dqe Program
R. Jedrzejewski 1/15/96
(Abstract in ASCII; Entire Report in PostScript [386 kb])

084 FOC F/48 Slit Search and Detector Performance
A. Nota, W. Hack, P. Greenfield 3/21/95
(Abstract in ASCII; Entire Report in PostScript [1573 kb])

083 The Photometric Accuracy of the FOC
Gerhardt R. Meurer 2/95
(Abstract in ASCII; Entire Report in PostScript [173 kb])

082 Calibration Product Review for the FOC
A. Nota, F. Paresce, W. Hack 11/94
(Abstract in ASCII; Entire Report in PostScript [150 kb])

081 Cycle 4 Verification of the FOC f/96 Aperture Location
W. Hack 10/94
(Abstract in ASCII; Entire Report in PostScript [640 kb])

080 FOC Aperture Location in Cycle 3 and SMOV
W. Hack and A. Nota7/94
(Abstract in ASCII; Entire Report in PostScript [1808 kb])

079 FOC Optical Distortion Including COSTAR
P.E Hodge 3/94
(Abstract in ASCII; Entire Report in PostScript [520 kb])

078 The Results of the f/96 Pre-COSTAR DQE Program
P. Greenfield 3/94
(Abstract in ASCII; Entire Report in PostScript [45 kb])

077 The Results of the f/48 DQE Program
P. Greenfield 2/94
(Abstract in ASCII; Entire Report in PostScript [86 kb])

076 FOC f/96 Detector Focus
P.E Hodge and M. Miebach 2/94
(Abstract in ASCII; Entire Report in PostScript [624 kb])

075 Format-Dependent Sensitivity Effects
P. Greenfield 1/94
(Abstract in ASCII; Entire Report in PostScript [536 kb])

074 Correcting for the Nonlinear Behavior of Stars
P. Greenfield 1/94
(Abstract in ASCII; Entire Report in PostScript [976 kb])

073 Correcting for Non-linearity in FOC Imaging Data
D.A. Baxter 2/94

072 Revised f/96 Plate Scale
D.A. Baxter 5/93

071 Update on the FOC f/96 Absolute Sensitivity
P.E Hodge 4/93
(Abstract in ASCII; Entire Report in PostScript [75 kb])

070 Analysis of FOC Images Taken with One FGS & Gyros
W. Hack & A. Nota 3/93
(Abstract in ASCII; Entire Report in PostScript [120 kb])

069 The Image Shifts Due to the FOC Polarizers
Phil Hodge 2/93
(Abstract in ASCII; Entire Report in PostScript [80 kb])

068 Usage Statistics for the f/48 Camera
W. Hack 1/15/93
(Abstract in ASCII; Entire Report in PostScript [160 kb])

067 History of High Background Events Observed in the f/48 Relay
W. Hack and A. Nota 11/92
(Abstract in ASCII; Entire Report in PostScript [3120 kb])

066 The f/48 Camera's Detector Quantum Efficiency
P. Greenfield 10/92
(Abstract in ASCII; Entire Report in PostScript [2104 kb])

065 Reduction and Analysis of Objective Prism Images
W. Hack 9/92
(Abstract in ASCII; Entire Report in PostScript [78 kb])

064 Pipeline Reprocessing of FOC Data
D.A. Baxter 9/92

063 FOCSIM Beginner's Manual
W. Hack 8/92
(Abstract in ASCII; Entire Report in PostScript [96 kb])

062 Flatfield Linearity
R. I. Jedrzejewski 5/92

061 Algorithms and Software used to process the Orion Flat-field Data
P. Greenfield 5/92
(Abstract in ASCII; Entire Report in PostScript [144 kb])

060 FOC UV Flat Field Response
P. Greenfield 5/92
(Abstract in ASCII; Entire Report in PostScript [2672 kb])

059 FOC Geometric Stability (Long-term)
D.A. Baxter 4/92

058 A Check for stability of the FOC apertures
W. Hack, A. Nota 3/92

057 The FOC Polarizing Filters
P. Hodge 2/92
(Abstract in ASCII; Entire Report in PostScript [82 kb])

056 Observations to Determine the FOC Focus
P. Hodge 2/92
(Abstract in ASCII; Entire Report in PostScript [120 kb])

055 f/48 Detector Focus Adjustment
N. Towers, M. Miebach 12/91

054 Calculation of the Optical Distortion for FOC
P. Hodge 12/91

053 Absolute Efficiency of the FOC f/96 Relay
W. Sparks 11/91

052 How to get the North-East orientation of an FOC frame
W. Hack 12/91
(Abstract in ASCII; Entire Report in PostScript [128 kb])

051 Suggested Changes to the RSDP Pipeline for FOC Data
P. Greenfield 8/91
(Abstract in ASCII; Entire Report in PostScript [3272 kb])

050 UV Throughput Monitoring for the FOC During OV/SV
W. Sparks 7/91

048 Guide to FOC Exposure Catalog and Archiving Procedures(Ver. 1.0)
P. Greenfield 12/90
(Entire Report in PostScript [736 kb])

047 FOC Geometric Stability - OV Part II
D. Baxter 11/90

046 Long Term Geometric Stability
D. Baxter 11/90

045 FOC Geometric Stability Tests - OV Part I
D. Baxter6/90

044 The FOCSIM User Manual
Y. Frankel & F. Paresce 3/90

043 The Effect of Geometric Distortion of FOC Mode II Target Acquisition Positional Accuracy
P. Greenfield 2/90
(Entire Report in PostScript [312 kb])

042b CALFOC Test
D.A. Baxter & G. Meylan 2/90

041 The FOC Aperture File
A. Nota, O. Lupie & K. Clark 3/90

041a GST-7 Test Report
G. Meylan 10/89

040 A Verification Procedure for Mode I Target Acquisition
A. Nota & N. Towers 6/89

039 FOC Flat Field Response
P. Greenfield 6/89
(Entire Report in PostScript [2432 kb])

038 Ground-based Calibration of the FOC Objective Prism Facility
F. Paresce P. Greenfield 3/89

037 Example of Calculation to Derive PDA Slit Center Coordinates from Measurements of PDA Slit Notch Coordinates
A. Nota & O. Lupie 2/89

036 Position Measurements of the New f/96 Fingers and f/48 Slit Notch
A. Nota 12/88

035 Results of Verification Tests of CALFOC
F. Paresce 11/88

034 FOC Image Correction Ia. A New RSDP Pipeline
D. Giaretta 7/88

033 Testing of RSDP for FOC: II
C. Heaps & Y. Frankel 6/88

032 FOC Mode III Target Acquisition
A. Nota and C. Blades 2/88

031 Testing of RSDP for FOC: I
C. Heaps 12/87

030 The Baseline Overall Central Quantum Efficiency of the ST/FOC Imaging Modes
F. Paresce 11/87

029 A Test of the Procedure of FOC Mode I Target Acquisition in OSS
A. Nota, O. Lupie & J.C. Blades 7/87

028 Initial Analysis of PFM1 Complex Mask Exposures
P.Greenfield, C. Heaps & D. Giaretta 6/87

027 FOC Mode I Target Acquisition
A. Nota & J.C. Blades 4/87

026 FOC Calibration Files for RSDP: Build I
C. Heaps 3/87

024 Format-Dependent Non-Uniformity of Response of the FOC
P. Greenfield & D. Giaretta 3/87

023 Generation of Relative Detective Efficiency Images for RSDP: II
C. Heaps & P. Greenfield 11/86

022 Generation of Relative Detective Efficiency Images for RSDP: I
P. Greenfield & C. Heaps 10/86

021 Comparative Timinings of Selected Routines in SDAS, IRAF, IDAS and IDL
P. Greenfield & C. Heaps 10/86

020 Testing RSDP:I
D. Giaretta 11/86

019 Living with RSDP: I-New use for the ITF File
D. Giaretta 10/86

018 Preliminary Results of the Throughput Opical Test on the Faint Object Camera at LMSC in June 1986: Overall Average Detective Efficiency of the FOC & OTA Optical System in the Visible and Ultraviolet
F. Paresce, Y. Frankel & N. Towers 10/86

017 Prelaunch Calibration Files for RSDP
P. Greenfield & D. Giaretta 10/86

016 A Catalog of FOC Calibration Images
P. Greenfield & D. Giaretta 10/86

015 FOC Modes I and II Acquisition Capabilities for Moving Targets
J.C. Blades & A. Nota 12/86

014 FOC Mode II Target Acquisition
A. Nota, M. Miebach & J.C. Blades 9/86

013 Expected Status of the FOC After Completion of SV
J.C. Blades 2/86

012 Creation of the First Relative DQE Calibration File for the PFM2 Detector of the FOC
J.N. Bohlin 3/86

011 Information Needed for FOC Calibration
D. Giaretta 2/86

010 Pattern Noise in the PFM1 and PFM4 Detectors
P. Greenfield 1/86

009 The FOC Science Verification Plan and RSDP Processing
J.C. Blades 1/86

008 Geometric Correction of FOC Images
J. Bohlin & J.C. Blades 5/85

008a Preliminary ISR_Geometric Corrention of FOC Images_5-15-85.PDF

007 -II Fixed Pattern Noise in FOC Images-II
J. Bohlin & J.C. Blades 2/86

007 -I Fixed Pattern Noise in FOC Images I
J. Bohlin & J.C. Blades 5/85

006 The Effect of Visible Light Leaks in the Narrow Band FOC Filters: Possible Solutions
F. Paresce 2/85

005 FOC Response to Line Emission During the Optical Throughput Test at LMSC
F. Paresce 2/85

004 Analysis of FOC Fixed Pattern Noise
A. Pickles, J.C. Blades, J. Bohlin & F. Paresce 10/84

003 FOC-Spectral Data for Onboard Filters, Lamps & Mirrors
J.C. Blades, S. Ewald 7/84

002 FOC Intensity Transfer Function Preliminary Evaluation of Laboratory Calibration Data
C.A. Grady, M. Pelizzari, J.C. Blades, F. Paresce 11/83

001 ISR Revision 2_FOC Documents at STScI_3-11-85.PDF*

001a A New FOC Level III Calibration Plan
C. Blades & F. Paresce 8/83