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MEGARA optical design: the new integral field unit and multi-object spectrograph for the GTC 10m telescope
Author(s): María Luisa García-Vargas; Ernesto Sánchez-Blanco; Esperanza Carrasco; Armando Gil de Paz; Gonzalo Páez; Ana Pérez; Jesús Gallego; Francisco Sánchez; José M. Vílchez
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Paper Abstract

We describe the optical design of MEGARA, the future optical Integral Field Unit (IFU) and Multi-Object Spectrograph (MOS) for the 10.4-m Gran Telescopio CANARIAS (GTC). MEGARA is being built by a Consortium of public research institutions led by the Universidad Complutense de Madrid (UCM, Spain) that also includes INAOE (Mexico), IAA-CSIC (Spain) and UPM (Spain).

Paper Details

Date Published: 18 December 2012
PDF: 15 pages
Proc. SPIE 8550, Optical Systems Design 2012, 85501C (18 December 2012); doi: 10.1117/12.2006270
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María Luisa García-Vargas, FRACTAL S.L.N.E (Spain)
Ernesto Sánchez-Blanco, FRACTAL S.L.N.E (Spain)
Esperanza Carrasco, Instituto Nacional de Astrofísica, Óptica y Electrónica (Mexico)
Armando Gil de Paz, Univ. Complutense de Madrid (Spain)
Gonzalo Páez, Ctr. de Investigaciones en Óptica, A.C (Mexico)
Ana Pérez, FRACTAL S.L.N.E. (Spain)
Jesús Gallego, Univ. Complutense de Madrid (Spain)
Francisco Sánchez, Univ. Politécnica de Madrid (Spain)
José M. Vílchez, Instituto de Astrofísica de Andalucía (Spain)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 8550:
Optical Systems Design 2012
Laurent Mazuray; Daniel G. Smith; Jean-Luc M. Tissot; Tina E. Kidger; Frank Wyrowski; Stuart David; Rolf Wartmann; Jeffrey M. Raynor; Andrew P. Wood; Pablo Benítez; Andreas Erdmann; Marta C. de la Fuente, Editor(s)

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