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Status of the KMOS multi-object near-infrared integral field spectrograph
Author(s): Ray Sharples; Ralf Bender; Alex Agudo Berbel; Richard Bennett; Naidu Bezawada; Michele Cirasuolo; Paul Clark; George Davidson; Richard Davies; Roger Davies; Marc Dubbeldam; Alasdair Fairley; Gert Finger; Reinhard Genzel; Reinhold Haefner; Achim Hess; Ian Lewis; David Montgomery; John Murray; Bernard Muschielok; Natascha Förster-Schreiber; Jeff Pirard; Suzanne Ramsay; Phil Rees; Josef Richter; David Robertson; Ian Robson; Stephen Rolt; Roberto Saglia; Jörg Schlichter; Mathias Tecza; Stephen Todd; Michael Wegner; Erich Wiezorrek
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Paper Abstract

KMOS is a multi-object near-infrared integral field spectrograph being built by a consortium of UK and German institutes. We report on the final integration and test phases of KMOS, and its performance verification, prior to commissioning on the ESO VLT later this year.

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Date Published: 24 September 2012
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 8446, Ground-based and Airborne Instrumentation for Astronomy IV, 84460K (24 September 2012); doi: 10.1117/12.926021
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Ray Sharples, Univ. of Durham (United Kingdom)
Ralf Bender, Univ.-Sternwarte München (Germany)
Max-Planck-Institut für extraterrestrische Physik (Germany)
Alex Agudo Berbel, Max-Planck-Institut für extraterrestrische Physik (Germany)
Richard Bennett, UK Astronomy Technology Ctr., Royal Observatory (United Kingdom)
Naidu Bezawada, UK Astronomy Technology Ctr., Royal Observatory (United Kingdom)
Michele Cirasuolo, UK Astronomy Technology Ctr., Royal Observatory (United Kingdom)
Paul Clark, Univ. of Durham (United Kingdom)
George Davidson, UK Astronomy Technology Ctr., Royal Observatory (United Kingdom)
Richard Davies, Max-Planck-Institut für extraterrestrische Physik (Germany)
Roger Davies, Univ. of Oxford (United Kingdom)
Marc Dubbeldam, Univ. of Durham (United Kingdom)
Alasdair Fairley, UK Astronomy Technology Ctr., Royal Observatory (United Kingdom)
Gert Finger, European Southern Observatory (Germany)
Reinhard Genzel, Max-Planck-Institut für extraterrestrische Physik (Germany)
Reinhold Haefner, Univ.-Sternwarte München (Germany)
Achim Hess, Univ.-Sternwarte München (Germany)
Ian Lewis, Univ. of Oxford (United Kingdom)
David Montgomery, UK Astronomy Technology Ctr., Royal Observatory (United Kingdom)
John Murray, UK Astronomy Technology Ctr., Royal Observatory (United Kingdom)
Bernard Muschielok, Univ.-Sternwarte München (Germany)
Natascha Förster-Schreiber, Max-Planck-Institut für extraterrestrische Physik (Germany)
Jeff Pirard, European Southern Observatory (Germany)
Suzanne Ramsay, European Southern Observatory (Germany)
Phil Rees, UK Astronomy Technology Ctr., Royal Observatory (United Kingdom)
Josef Richter, Univ.-Sternwarte München (Germany)
David Robertson, Univ. of Durham (United Kingdom)
Ian Robson, UK Astronomy Technology Ctr., Royal Observatory (United Kingdom)
Stephen Rolt, Univ. of Durham (United Kingdom)
Roberto Saglia, Univ.-Sternwarte München (Germany)
Jörg Schlichter, Univ.-Sternwarte München (Germany)
Mathias Tecza, Univ. of Oxford (United Kingdom)
Stephen Todd, UK Astronomy Technology Ctr., Royal Observatory (United Kingdom)
Michael Wegner, Univ.-Sternwarte München (Germany)
Erich Wiezorrek, Max-Planck-Institut für extraterrestrische Physik (Germany)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 8446:
Ground-based and Airborne Instrumentation for Astronomy IV
Ian S. McLean; Suzanne K. Ramsay; Hideki Takami, Editor(s)

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