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The Fiber Multi-Object Spectrograph (FMOS) for the Subaru Telescope
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Paper Abstract

The Fibre Multi-Object Spectrograph (FMOS) is a second-generation common-use instrument of the Subaru telescope. Under an international collaboration scheme of Japan, UK, and Australia, a realistic design of FMOS has been already in completion, and the fabrications of hardware components have been in progress. We present the overall design details together with the special features of FMOS subsystems, such as the prime focus corrector, the prime focus mechanical unit including fiber positioners, and the near-infrared spectrograph, etc.

Paper Details

Date Published: 7 March 2003
PDF: 11 pages
Proc. SPIE 4841, Instrument Design and Performance for Optical/Infrared Ground-based Telescopes, (7 March 2003); doi: 10.1117/12.461208
Show Author Affiliations
Masahiko Kimura, Kyoto Univ. (Japan)
Toshinori Maihara, Kyoto Univ. (Japan)
Kouji Ohta, Kyoto Univ. (Japan)
Fumihide Iwamuro, Kyoto Univ. (Japan)
Sigeru Eto, Kyoto Univ. (Japan)
Masafumi Lino, Kyoto Univ. (Japan)
Daisaku Mochida, Kyoto Univ. (Japan)
Takanori Shima, Kyoto Univ. (Japan)
Hiroshi Karoji, Subaru Telescope/NAOJ (United States)
Junichi Noumaru, Subaru Telescope/NAOJ (United States)
Masayuki Akiyama, Subaru Telescope/NAOJ (United States)
Jurek Brzeski, Anglo-Australian Observatory (Australia)
Peter R. Gillingham, Anglo-Australian Observatory (Australia)
Anna Marie Moore, Anglo-Australian Observatory (Australia)
Greg Smith, Anglo-Australian Observatory (Australia)
Gavin B. Dalton, Univ. of Oxford (United Kingdom)
Ian A. Tosh, Rutherford Appleton Lab. (United Kingdom)
Graham J. Murray, Univ. of Durham (United Kingdom)
David J. Robertson, Univ. of Durham (United Kingdom)
Naoyuki Tamura, Univ. of Durham (United Kingdom)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4841:
Instrument Design and Performance for Optical/Infrared Ground-based Telescopes
Masanori Iye; Alan F. M. Moorwood, Editor(s)

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