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FIRST-SPIRE spectrometer: a novel imaging FTS for the submillimeter
Author(s): Bruce Miles Swinyard; Peter A. R. Ade; Matthew J. Griffin; Kjetil Dohlen; Jean-Paul Baluteau; Dominque Pouliquen; Diddier Ferand; Pascal Dargent; Guy Michel; Jerome Martignac; Louis Rodriguez; Donald E. Jennings; Martin E. Caldwell; Anthony G. Richards; Peter A. Hamilton; David A. Naylor
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Paper Abstract

The SPIRE instrument for the FIRST mission will consist of a three band imaging submillimeter photometer and a two band imaging Fourier Transform Spectrometer (FTS) optimized for the 200 - 400 micrometers range, and with extended coverage out to 670 micrometers . The FTS will be used for follow-up spectroscopic studies of objects detected in photometric surveys by SPIRE and other facilities, and to perform medium resolving power (R approximately 500 at 250 micrometers ) imaging spectroscopy on galactic and nearby extra-galactic sources.

Paper Details

Date Published: 28 July 2000
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 4013, UV, Optical, and IR Space Telescopes and Instruments, (28 July 2000); doi: 10.1117/12.393967
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Bruce Miles Swinyard, Rutherford Appleton Lab. (United Kingdom)
Peter A. R. Ade, Queen Mary and Westfield College (United Kingdom)
Matthew J. Griffin, Queen Mary and Westfield College (United Kingdom)
Kjetil Dohlen, Lab. d'Astrophysique de Marseille (France)
Jean-Paul Baluteau, Lab. d'Astrophysique de Marseille (France)
Dominque Pouliquen, Lab. d'Astrophysique de Marseille (France)
Diddier Ferand, Lab. d'Astrophysique de Marseille (France)
Pascal Dargent, Lab. d'Astrophysique de Marseille (France)
Guy Michel, Observatoire de Paris-Meudon (France)
Jerome Martignac, CEA-Service d'Astrophysique (France)
Louis Rodriguez, CEA-Service d'Astrophysique (France)
Donald E. Jennings, NASA Goddard Space Flight Ctr. (United States)
Martin E. Caldwell, Rutherford Appleton Lab. (United Kingdom)
Anthony G. Richards, Rutherford Appleton Lab. (United Kingdom)
Peter A. Hamilton, Queen Mary and Westfield College (United Kingdom)
David A. Naylor, Univ. of Lethbridge (Canada)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4013:
UV, Optical, and IR Space Telescopes and Instruments
James B. Breckinridge; Peter Jakobsen, Editor(s)

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