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A Fabry-Perot and grism imaging spectrograph LISS (Line Imager and Slit Spectrograph)
Author(s): Yasuhito Hashiba; Mamoru Doi; Shigeyuki Sako; Tomoki Morokuma; Hanindyo Kuncarayakti; Mitsuru Kokubo; Kazuma Mitsuda; Hidenori Takahashi; Ken Tateuchi; Makoto Watanabe; Hikaru Nakao
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Paper Abstract

LISS (Line Imager and Slit Spectrograph) is an imager and spectrograph equipped with a liquid crystal etalon and a low resolution grism. It is specialized to observe and map the emission and absorption lines of astronomical objects. A fully depleted and back illuminated 2K x 1K Hamamatsu CCD which has high sensitivity at redder wavelengths in optical bands enables this instrument to give a good performance in imaging and spectroscopic observations of emission lines such as [SIII]λλ 906.9/953.2 nm. We successfully carried out commissioning observations at the 1.6-m Pirka telescope of Hokkaido University in September/October 2012 and June/July 2013. In this paper, we describe the design and performance of LISS as well as its early observational results and future prospects.

Paper Details

Date Published: 6 August 2014
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 9147, Ground-based and Airborne Instrumentation for Astronomy V, 91472J (6 August 2014); doi: 10.1117/12.2055617
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Yasuhito Hashiba, The Univ. of Tokyo (Japan)
Mamoru Doi, The Univ. of Tokyo (Japan)
Shigeyuki Sako, The Univ. of Tokyo (Japan)
Tomoki Morokuma, The Univ. of Tokyo (Japan)
Hanindyo Kuncarayakti, Millennium Institute of Astrophysics (Chile)
Univ. de Chile (Chile)
Mitsuru Kokubo, The Univ. of Tokyo (Japan)
Kazuma Mitsuda, The Univ. of Tokyo (Japan)
Hidenori Takahashi, The Univ. of Tokyo (Japan)
Ken Tateuchi, The Univ. of Tokyo (Japan)
Makoto Watanabe, Hokkaido Univ. (Japan)
Hikaru Nakao, Hokkaido Univ. (Japan)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 9147:
Ground-based and Airborne Instrumentation for Astronomy V
Suzanne K. Ramsay; Ian S. McLean; Hideki Takami, Editor(s)

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