The Keck Planet Finder (KPF) passed its Preliminary Design Review (PDR) after two days of presentations, Q&A, and discussions.  The KPF project will now enter the Detailed Design phase, culminating in a Detailed Design Review.


KPF Team around the Zerodur Disk at the Preliminary Design Review


Martin Sirk demonstrates for the PDR Committee the KPF fiber homogenization system comprising an image scrambler and and agitator.