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Thu 18 May 2023




One of the Roman Coronagraph’s critical enabling technologies is its deformable mirror(s). There are two deformable mirrors on Roman, allowing the coronagraph active control over the wavefront error in the system. This talk will be a broad overview of the design, assembly, and performance of those two mirrors, with a learned lesson or two thrown in for good measure.

Speaker: Dr. Caleb W. Baker (JPL, CalTech)


The Roman Lecture Series is a monthly virtual lecture series focused on the scientific capabilities and technology of the Nancy Grace Roman Space Telescope, organized by Roman Mission partners.

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The NASA Nancy Grace Roman Space Telescope is managed by NASA/GSFC with participation of STScI, Caltech/IPAC, and NASA/JPL.

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