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How AMBER will contribute to the search for brown dwarfs and extrasolar giant planets
Author(s): Damien Segransan; Jean-Luc Beuzit; Xavier Delfosse; Thierry Forveille; Michel Mayor; Christian Perrier-Bellet; F. Allard
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Paper Abstract

Various radial velocity surveys have now produced a number of candidates Very Low Mass Stars, Brown Dwarfs and Giant Extrasolar Planets to nearby G, K and M dwarfs. Building upon our experience in High Angular Resolution imaging, radial velocities measurements and atmosphere modeling, we discuss the detectability of Brown Dwarfs and Extrasolar Giant Planets with AMBER--the near-infrared instrument of the VLTI--using differential interferometry in low spectral dispersion mode.

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Date Published: 5 July 2000
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 4006, Interferometry in Optical Astronomy, (5 July 2000); doi: 10.1117/12.390218
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Damien Segransan, Observatoire de Grenoble (Switzerland)
Jean-Luc Beuzit, Observatoire de Grenoble (France)
Xavier Delfosse, Instituto de Astrofisica de Canarias and Observatoire de Grenoble (Spain)
Thierry Forveille, Canada-France-Hawaii Telescope Corp. and Observatoire de Grenoble (United States)
Michel Mayor, Observatoire de Geneve (Switzerland)
Christian Perrier-Bellet, Observatoire de Grenoble (France)
F. Allard, Ecole Normale Superieure de Lyon (France)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4006:
Interferometry in Optical Astronomy
Pierre J. Lena; Andreas Quirrenbach, Editor(s)

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