David T Chuss

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David T Chuss

  • (AST,STELLAR,GALACTIC,EXTRAGALACTIC)
  • 301.286.1858 | 301.286.1617
  • NASA/GSFC
  • Mail Code: 665
  • Greenbelt , MD 20771
  • Employer: NASA
  • Brief Bio

    Previous Position:

    Current Projects

    Legacy Archive for Microwave Background Data Analaysis (LAMBDA)

    LAMBDA is NASA's Archive for Microwave Background Data and operates under the umbrella of HEASARC.  http://lambda.gsfc.nasa.gov

    The Cosmological Large Angular Scale Surveyor (CLASS)

    The Primordial Inflation Polarization Explorer (PIPER)

    Positions/Employment

    9 / 2002 - 10 / 2004

    National Research Council Associateship

    National Academies, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center

    Education

    Northwestern University- Ph.D. Physics and Astronomy, 2002
    Pennsylvania State University- M.S. Astronomy and Astrophysics, 1997
    Villanova University- B.S. Physics, 1995

    Professional Societies

    American Astronomical Society, 2002 - Present

    Awards

    Antarctic Service Medal 1999

    Publications

    Refereed

    Chuss, D. T., E. J. Wollack, R. M. Henry, et al. H. Hui, A. Juarez, M. Krejny, S. H. Moseley, and G. Novak. 2012. "Properties of a Variable-delay Polarization Modulator." Applied Optics 51 (2): 197-208

    Eimer, J. R., C. L. Bennett, D. T. Chuss, and E. J. Wollack. 2011. "Vector Reflectometry in a Beam Waveguide." Review of Scientific Instruments 82

    Zeng, L., C. L. Bennett, D. T. Chuss, and E. J. Wollack. 2010. "A Low Cross-Polarization Smooth-Walled Horn With Improved Bandwidth." IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation 58 1383

    Wollack, E. J., K. U-Yen, and D. T. Chuss. 2010. "Microwave Symposium Digest." Photonic Choke-Joints for Dual-Polarization Waveguides 2010 IEEE MTT-S Int.

    Thomas, C. N., S. Withington, D. T. Chuss, E. J. Wollack, and S. H. Moseley. 2010. "Modeling the Intensity and Polarization Response of Planar Bolometric Detectors." J Opt Soc Am A . 27 1219-1231.

    Ade, P. A., D. T. Chuss, S. Hanany, et al. V. Haynes, B. G. Keating, A. Kogut, J. E. Ruhl, G. Pisano, G. Savini, and E. J. Wollack. 2009. "Polarization modulators for CMBPol." Journal of Physics: Conference Series 155 2006 [Full Text (Link)] [10.1088/1742-6596/155/1/012006]

    Krejny, M., D. T. Chuss, G. Novak, et al. G. M. Voellmer, E. J. Wollack, S. H. Moseley, C. K. Walker, C. Kulesa, D. Golish, C. Drouet d'Aubigny, and R. F. Loewenstein. 2008. "Design and First Light Observations with the Hertz/VPM Polarimeter." Applied Optics 47 4429

    Chuss, D. T., E. J. Wollack, S. H. Moseley, S. Withington, and G. Saklatvala. 2008. "Diffraction Considerations for Planar Detectors in the Few-Mode Limit." The Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific 120 430 [Full Text (Link)] [10.1086/587494]

    Staguhn, J., C. Allen, D. Benford, et al. E. Sharp, T. Ames, R. Arendt, D. Chuss, E. Dwek, A. Kovacs, S. Maher, C. Marx, T. Miller, S. H. Moseley, S. Navarro, A. Sievers, G. Voellmer, and E. Wollack. 2008. "GISMO, a 2 mm Bolometer Camera Optimized for the Study of High Redshift Galaxies." Journal of Low Temperature Physics 151 709 [Full Text (Link)] [10.1007/s10909-008-9733-6]

    Chuss, D. T., E. J. Wollack, S. H. Moseley, and G. Novak. 2006. "Interferometric Polarization Control." Applied Optics 45 5107

    Li, H., G. S. Griffin, M. Krejny, et al. G. Novak, R. F. Loewenstein, M. G. Newcomb, P. G. Calisse, and D. T. Chuss. 2006. "Results of SPARO 2003: Mapping Magnetic Fields in Giant Molecular Clouds." The Astrophysical Journal 648 340 [Full Text (Link)] [10.1086/505858]

    Allen, C. A., D. J. Benford, J. A. Chervenak, et al. D. T. Chuss, T. M. Miller, S. H. Moseley, J. G. Staguhn, and E. J. Wollack. 2006. "Backshort-Under-Grid arrays for infrared astronomy." Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section A 559 522 [Full Text (Link)] [10.1016/j.nima.2005.12.059]

    Staguhn, J. G., C. A. Allen, D. J. Benford, et al. J. A. Chervenak, D. T. Chuss, T. M. Miller, S. H. Moseley, and E. J. Wollack. 2006. "Characterization of TES bolometers used in 2-dimensional Backshort-Under-Grid (BUG) arrays for far-infrared astronomy." Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section A 559 545 [Full Text (Link)] [10.1016/j.nima.2005.12.066]

    Renbarger, T., D. T. Chuss, J. L. Dotson, et al. G. S. Griffin, J. Hanna, R. F. Loewenstein, P. S. Malhotra, J. L. Marshall, and G. Novak. 2004. "Early Results from SPARO: Instrument Characterization and Polarimetry of NGC 6334." Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific 116 415

    Novak, G., D. T. Chuss, T. Renbarger, et al. G. S. Griffin, M. G. Newcomb, J. B. Peterson, R. F. Loewenstein, D. Pernic, and J. L. Dotson. 2003. "First Results from the Submillimeter Polarimeter for Antarctic Remote Observations: Evidence of Large-Scale Toroidal Magnetic Fields in the Galactic Center." The Astrophysical Journal 583 L83

    Chuss, D. T., J. A. Davidson, J. L. Dotson, et al. C. D. Dowell, R. H. Hildebrand, G. Novak, and J. E. Vaillancourt. 2003. "Magnetic Fields in Cool Clouds within the Central 50 Parsecs of the Galaxy." The Astrophysical Journal 599 1116

    Chartas, G., D. T. Chuss, W. Forman, C. Jones, and I. Shapiro. 1998. "X-ray Detection of the Primary Lens Galaxy Cluster of the Gravitational Lens System Q0957+561." The Astrophysical Journal 504 66

    Brief Bio

    Previous Position:

    Refereed

    Chuss, D. T., E. J. Wollack, R. M. Henry, et al. H. Hui, A. Juarez, M. Krejny, S. H. Moseley, and G. Novak. 2012. "Properties of a Variable-delay Polarization Modulator." Applied Optics 51 (2): 197-208

    Eimer, J. R., C. L. Bennett, D. T. Chuss, and E. J. Wollack. 2011. "Vector Reflectometry in a Beam Waveguide." Review of Scientific Instruments 82

    Zeng, L., C. L. Bennett, D. T. Chuss, and E. J. Wollack. 2010. "A Low Cross-Polarization Smooth-Walled Horn With Improved Bandwidth." IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation 58 1383

    Wollack, E. J., K. U-Yen, and D. T. Chuss. 2010. "Microwave Symposium Digest." Photonic Choke-Joints for Dual-Polarization Waveguides 2010 IEEE MTT-S Int.

    Thomas, C. N., S. Withington, D. T. Chuss, E. J. Wollack, and S. H. Moseley. 2010. "Modeling the Intensity and Polarization Response of Planar Bolometric Detectors." J Opt Soc Am A . 27 1219-1231.

    Ade, P. A., D. T. Chuss, S. Hanany, et al. V. Haynes, B. G. Keating, A. Kogut, J. E. Ruhl, G. Pisano, G. Savini, and E. J. Wollack. 2009. "Polarization modulators for CMBPol." Journal of Physics: Conference Series 155 2006 [Full Text (Link)] [10.1088/1742-6596/155/1/012006]

    Krejny, M., D. T. Chuss, G. Novak, et al. G. M. Voellmer, E. J. Wollack, S. H. Moseley, C. K. Walker, C. Kulesa, D. Golish, C. Drouet d'Aubigny, and R. F. Loewenstein. 2008. "Design and First Light Observations with the Hertz/VPM Polarimeter." Applied Optics 47 4429

    Chuss, D. T., E. J. Wollack, S. H. Moseley, S. Withington, and G. Saklatvala. 2008. "Diffraction Considerations for Planar Detectors in the Few-Mode Limit." The Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific 120 430 [Full Text (Link)] [10.1086/587494]

    Staguhn, J., C. Allen, D. Benford, et al. E. Sharp, T. Ames, R. Arendt, D. Chuss, E. Dwek, A. Kovacs, S. Maher, C. Marx, T. Miller, S. H. Moseley, S. Navarro, A. Sievers, G. Voellmer, and E. Wollack. 2008. "GISMO, a 2 mm Bolometer Camera Optimized for the Study of High Redshift Galaxies." Journal of Low Temperature Physics 151 709 [Full Text (Link)] [10.1007/s10909-008-9733-6]

    Chuss, D. T., E. J. Wollack, S. H. Moseley, and G. Novak. 2006. "Interferometric Polarization Control." Applied Optics 45 5107

    Li, H., G. S. Griffin, M. Krejny, et al. G. Novak, R. F. Loewenstein, M. G. Newcomb, P. G. Calisse, and D. T. Chuss. 2006. "Results of SPARO 2003: Mapping Magnetic Fields in Giant Molecular Clouds." The Astrophysical Journal 648 340 [Full Text (Link)] [10.1086/505858]

    Allen, C. A., D. J. Benford, J. A. Chervenak, et al. D. T. Chuss, T. M. Miller, S. H. Moseley, J. G. Staguhn, and E. J. Wollack. 2006. "Backshort-Under-Grid arrays for infrared astronomy." Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section A 559 522 [Full Text (Link)] [10.1016/j.nima.2005.12.059]

    Staguhn, J. G., C. A. Allen, D. J. Benford, et al. J. A. Chervenak, D. T. Chuss, T. M. Miller, S. H. Moseley, and E. J. Wollack. 2006. "Characterization of TES bolometers used in 2-dimensional Backshort-Under-Grid (BUG) arrays for far-infrared astronomy." Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section A 559 545 [Full Text (Link)] [10.1016/j.nima.2005.12.066]

    Renbarger, T., D. T. Chuss, J. L. Dotson, et al. G. S. Griffin, J. Hanna, R. F. Loewenstein, P. S. Malhotra, J. L. Marshall, and G. Novak. 2004. "Early Results from SPARO: Instrument Characterization and Polarimetry of NGC 6334." Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific 116 415

    Novak, G., D. T. Chuss, T. Renbarger, et al. G. S. Griffin, M. G. Newcomb, J. B. Peterson, R. F. Loewenstein, D. Pernic, and J. L. Dotson. 2003. "First Results from the Submillimeter Polarimeter for Antarctic Remote Observations: Evidence of Large-Scale Toroidal Magnetic Fields in the Galactic Center." The Astrophysical Journal 583 L83

    Chuss, D. T., J. A. Davidson, J. L. Dotson, et al. C. D. Dowell, R. H. Hildebrand, G. Novak, and J. E. Vaillancourt. 2003. "Magnetic Fields in Cool Clouds within the Central 50 Parsecs of the Galaxy." The Astrophysical Journal 599 1116

    Chartas, G., D. T. Chuss, W. Forman, C. Jones, and I. Shapiro. 1998. "X-ray Detection of the Primary Lens Galaxy Cluster of the Gravitational Lens System Q0957+561." The Astrophysical Journal 504 66

                                                                                                                                                                                            
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