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D Acronyms AFTA Astrophysics Focused Telescope Assets ALMA Atacama Large Millimeter Array BAO baryon acoustic oscillations CATE cost and technical evaluation CHIME Canadian Hydrogen Intensity Mapping Experiment CMB cosmic microwave background DESI Dark Energy Spectroscopic Instrument DOE Department of Energy ESA European Space Agency FY fiscal year HETDEX Hobby-Eberly Telescope Dark Energy Experiment HLC Hybrid Lyot Coronagraph HST Hubble Space Telescope IDRM Interim Design Reference Mission IFU Integral Field Unit 57

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58 E va l uat i o n of the I m p l e m e n tat i o n of WFI R ST / A FT A JDEM Joint Dark Energy Mission JWST James Webb Space Telescope LBTI Large Binocular Telescope Interferometer LSST Large Synoptic Survey Telescope NASA National Aeronautics and Space Administration NIR near-infrared NRC National Research Council NSF National Science Foundation NWNH New Worlds, New Horizons in Astronomy and Astrophysics OMC Occulting Mask Coronagraph PIAA Phased Induced Amplitude Apodization PSF point spread function R&A research and analysis SDT Science Definition Team SNR signal-to-noise ratio SP Shaped Pupil TRL technical readiness level WFC3 Wide-Field Camera 3 WFIRST Wide-Field Infrared Survey Telescope