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Wide-field corrector with ADC compensator and image stabilizer for f/1.7 Gemini telescope prime focus
Author(s): Ming Liang; Samuel C. Barden; Rick Robles
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Paper Abstract

KAOS (Kilo-Aperture Optical Spectrograph) is a multi object spectrograph fiber fed from the f/1.7 prime focus of Gemini north telescope. A wide field corrector has been designed for the focus to provide a sub arc-second image over 1.5° FOV. The corrector includes four lenses and ADC (atmospheric dispersion compensator) prisms, which also act as an imager stabilizer. This paper describes the corrector design and presents the optical performance. In the final section, some other design options are discussed.

Paper Details

Date Published: 30 September 2004
PDF: 11 pages
Proc. SPIE 5492, Ground-based Instrumentation for Astronomy, (30 September 2004); doi: 10.1117/12.550260
Show Author Affiliations
Ming Liang, National Optical Astronomy Observatory (United States)
Samuel C. Barden, Anglo-Australian Observatory (Australia)
Rick Robles, National Optical Astronomy Observatory (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 5492:
Ground-based Instrumentation for Astronomy
Alan F. M. Moorwood; Masanori Iye, Editor(s)

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