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MMT and Magellan infrared spectrograph
Author(s): Brian A. McLeod; Daniel Fabricant; John Geary; Paul Martini; George Nystrom; Richard Elston; Stephen S. Eikenberry; Harland Epps
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Paper Abstract

We present the preliminary design for the MMT and Magellan Infrared Spectrograph (MMIRS). MMIRS is a fully refractive imager and multi-object spectrograph that uses a 2048x2048 pixel Hawaii2 HgCdTe array. It offers a 7'x7' imaging field of view and a 4'x7' field of view for multi-object spectroscopy. Dispersion is provided by a set of 5 grisms providing R=3000 at J, H, or K, or R=1300 in J+H or H+K.

Paper Details

Date Published: 30 September 2004
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 5492, Ground-based Instrumentation for Astronomy, (30 September 2004); doi: 10.1117/12.551049
Show Author Affiliations
Brian A. McLeod, Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory (United States)
Daniel Fabricant, Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory (United States)
John Geary, Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory (United States)
Paul Martini, Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory (United States)
George Nystrom, Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory (United States)
Richard Elston, Univ. of Florida (United States)
Stephen S. Eikenberry, Univ. of Florida (United States)
Harland Epps, Lick Observatories, Univ. of California/Santa Cruz (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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