About POPPY

Acknowledging or citing POPPY

If you use this pacakge for work or research presented in a publication (whether directly, or as a dependency to another package), we would be grateful if you could include the following acknowledgment:

This research made use of POPPY, an open-source optical propagation Python package originally developed for the James Webb Space Telescope project (Perrin, 2012).

You may also cite the software code record at the Astrophysics Source Code Library.

The Team

POPPY is developed primarily by a team of astronomers at the Space Telescope Science Insitute, but is open to contributions from scientists and software developers around the world. Development takes place on Github at http://github.com/mperrin/poppy . See that page for the most up-to-date list of contributors.

Direct contributors to POPPY code

  • Marshall Perrin
  • Joseph Long
  • Ewan Douglas
  • Neil Zimmerman
  • Anand Sivaramakrishnan
  • Christine Slocum
  • Matt Mechtley
  • Maciej Grochowicz

Indirect Contributors (algorithms, advice, ideas, inspirations)

  • Erin Elliot
  • Remi Soummer
  • Laurent Pueyo
  • Charles Lajoie
  • Kyle Van Gorkom
  • Mark Sienkiewicz
  • Perry Greenfield

Contributors via Astropy Affiliated Package Template

  • Mike Droetboom
  • Erik Bray
  • Erik Tollerud
  • Tom Robitaille
  • Matt Craig
  • Larry Bradley
  • Kyle Barbary
  • Christoph Deil
  • Adam Ginsburg
  • Wolfgang Kerzendorf
  • Hans Moritz Gunther
  • Benjamin Weaver
  • Brigitta Sipocz

This work was supported in part by the JWST mission, a joint effort of NASA, ESA, and CSA, and by the WFIRST pre-phase-A mission development project. STScI is operated on behalf of NASA by the Association of Universities for Research in Astronomy.

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