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Five years of imaging at CHARA with MIRC
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The CHARA Array possesses the longest baselines in the world for infrared and visible interferometry, while the Michigan Infrared Combiner (MIRC) is the most advanced beam combiner for imaging. CHARA+MIRC has allowed imaging the surfaces of rapid rotators, interacting binary stars, and magnetically-active stars all for the first time. In this presentation, I will give an overview of the discoveries made by MIRC over the past five years and discuss technical and scientific lessons learned.

Paper Details

Date Published: 12 September 2012
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 8445, Optical and Infrared Interferometry III, 84450Y (12 September 2012); doi: 10.1117/12.926433
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John D. Monnier, Univ. of Michigan (United States)
E. Pedretti, Scottish Association for Marine Science (United Kingdom)
N. Thureau, Univ. of St. Andrews (United Kingdom)
X. Che, Univ. of Michigan (United States)
M. Zhao, The Pennsylvania State Univ. (United States)
F. Baron, Univ. of Michigan (United States)
T. ten Brummelaar, CHARA Array, Georgia State Univ. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 8445:
Optical and Infrared Interferometry III
Françoise Delplancke; Jayadev K. Rajagopal; Fabien Malbet, Editor(s)

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