Pre-launch Calibration of the Tiangong-2 Front-Azimuth Broadband Hyperspectrometer

  • Zhanfeng Li
  • Shurong WangEmail author
  • Yu Huang
  • Qingjun Ma
  • Qingsheng Xue
  • Zhigang Li
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 541)


The Front-Azimuth Broadband Hyperspectrometer was launched on board the Tiangong-2 Space Laboratory on 15 Sep 2016 and had successfully measured spectral radiance of Earth limb atmosphere, to provide profiles of the volumetric concentration of ozone, nitrogen dioxide and other minor trace gases. In order to ensure the high accuracy and stability of data, The Front-Azimuth Broadband Hyperspectrometer was calibrated in laboratory and in orbit accurately. This paper mainly introduced the facility, method and results of the pre-launch calibration. Finally, the uncertainty of the calibration results was analyzed, and the results met the requirements of the data application.


Tiangong-2 ABHI On-ground calibration Smear Stray light correction 



Thanks to China Manned Space Engineering for providing space science and application data products of Tiangong-2.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Zhanfeng Li
    • 1
  • Shurong Wang
    • 1
    Email author
  • Yu Huang
    • 1
  • Qingjun Ma
    • 1
  • Qingsheng Xue
    • 1
  • Zhigang Li
    • 1
  1. 1.State Key Laboratory of Applied OpticsChangchun Institute of Optics, Fine Mechanics and Physics, Chinese Academy of SciencesChangchunChina

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