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Recent progress on the infrared Michelson array
Author(s): H. Melvin Dyck; James A. Benson; William L. Mason; Stephen T. Ridgway; Robert R. Howell
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Paper Abstract

Construction of a two-telescope Michelson spatial inteferometer to be operated at a nominal wavelength of 2.2 microns in the near-IR began in May 1987. Nearly all of the mechanical, electronic, and optical hardware of the Infrared Michelson Array (IRNMA) is currently in place and has been tested. Proof-of-concept has been demonstrated, and efforts are currently underway to improve the system operation to produce reliable, calibrated fringe visibilities.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 August 1990
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 1237, Amplitude and Intensity Spatial Interferometry, (1 August 1990); doi: 10.1117/12.19280
Show Author Affiliations
H. Melvin Dyck, Univ. of Wyoming (United States)
James A. Benson, Univ. of Wyoming (United States)
William L. Mason, Univ. of Wyoming (United States)
Stephen T. Ridgway, National Optical Astronomy Observatories (United States)
Robert R. Howell, Univ. of Wyoming (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1237:
Amplitude and Intensity Spatial Interferometry
James B. Breckinridge, Editor(s)

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