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The Rapid Scanning Michelson Interferometer As An Infrared Spectrometer In Astronomy
Author(s): Thomas H. Morgan; Russell C. Baldwin; Andrew E. Potter
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Paper Abstract

A Michelson interferometer-spectrometer utilizing a rapid, continuous scan has been combined with a minicomputer data acquisition system to provide the capability for measurement of spectra containing up to 217 resolution elements at a resolution of 0.5 cm-1. The instrument has been used at the Coudg' focus of the University of Texas 2,72 meter telescope, Most of the work done to date with the instrument has been in the 1,0 to 1,41 spectral range using a sensitive germanium photovoltaic cell.

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Date Published: 1 September 1974
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 0044, Instrumentation in Astronomy II, (1 September 1974); doi: 10.1117/12.953938
Show Author Affiliations
Thomas H. Morgan, Johnson Space Center (United States)
Russell C. Baldwin, Johnson Space Center (United States)
Andrew E. Potter, Johnson Space Center (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0044:
Instrumentation in Astronomy II
Lewis Larmore; Donald H. Menzel; David Crawford, Editor(s)

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