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Fiber Optic Instrumentation For Spectroscopy At The European Southern Observatory
Author(s): Glenn Lund; Daniel Enard
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Paper Abstract

The versatility and importance of fibre optics in astronomy has received rapidly growing attention in the Last 5 years, particularly for spectroscopic applications in which the lightness and flexibility of fibres is preferred to the use of clumsy and expensive reflective or refractive optics. The majority of fibre systems developed at various observatories can be classed into one of two catagories, from each of which prototype systems have been developed and tested at ESO. It is proposed here to provide a detailed description of each of these instruments under the separate titles: I : "Coupling of the 3.6 m telescope to a remote spectrograph via a 40 m fibre link". I: "Multiple object spectroscopy at the 3.6 m telescope using OPTOPUS". I. COUPLING OF THE 3.6 M TELESCOPE TO A REMOTE SPECTROGRAPH VIA A 40 M FIBRE LINK

Paper Details

Date Published: 9 January 1984
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 0445, Instrumentation in Astronomy V, (9 January 1984); doi: 10.1117/12.966128
Show Author Affiliations
Glenn Lund, European Southern Observatory (Germany)
Daniel Enard, European Southern Observatory (Germany)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0445:
Instrumentation in Astronomy V
Alec Boksenberg; David L. Crawford, Editor(s)

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