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The AstroPhotonica Europa partnership
Author(s): Jeremy Allington-Smith
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Paper Abstract

AstroPhotonica Europa (APE) is a partnership to exploit photonic principles for astronomy and related areas, using and enriching the existing research and industrial infrastructure. The primary goal is to make instruments for future telescopes such as the Extremely Large Telescopes (ELTs) and ground- and space-based interferometry affordable and practicable by exploiting photonic principles. This paper describes the aims of the partnership, its constitution and its plans.

Paper Details

Date Published: 23 July 2008
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 7018, Advanced Optical and Mechanical Technologies in Telescopes and Instrumentation, 70182P (23 July 2008); doi: 10.1117/12.789840
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Jeremy Allington-Smith, Univ. of Durham (United Kingdom)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 7018:
Advanced Optical and Mechanical Technologies in Telescopes and Instrumentation
Eli Atad-Ettedgui; Dietrich Lemke, Editor(s)

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