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Proceedings of SPIE Volume 1235

Instrumentation in Astronomy VII
Editor(s): David L. Crawford
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Volume Details

Volume Number: 1235
Date Published: 1 July 1990
Softcover: 96 papers (982) pages
ISBN: 9780819402790

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Infrared spectrometer/imager for the ESO VLT
Author(s): Alan F. M. Moorwood; Bernard Delabre
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Infrared array camera/spectrometer for the Anglo-Australian telescope
Author(s): Peter R. Gillingham; Allan Lankshear
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Infrared instrumentation for the United Kingdom Large Telescope
Author(s): Terence J. Lee; Eli Ettedgui-Atad; John W. Harris; C. Matt Mountain
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Advanced cooled grating spectrometer for the UKIRT
Author(s): C. Matt Mountain; David J. Robertson; Terence J. Lee; Richard Wade
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Implementation of a charge integration system in a low-background application
Author(s): Rosemary Glendinning; Steven M. Beard; C. Matt Mountain; Donald G. Pettie; David Alan Pickup; Richard Wade
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GRIM: a near-infrared grism spectrometer and imager
Author(s): Mark Hereld; Bernard J. Rauscher; Doyal A. Harper; Robert J. Pernic
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Fiber coupled high-resolution infrared array spectrometer for the Kuiper Airborne Observatory
Author(s): David Alan Glenar; Dennis C. Reuter; M. J. Mumma; Gordon Chin; Guenter R. Wiedemann; Donald E. Jennings; Katherine A. Forrest; Harold A. Weaver
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Wyoming prime-focus near-infrared camera
Author(s): Earl J. Spillar; Paul E. Johnson; Michael Wenz; David W. Warren
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ProtoCAM: an innovative IR camera for astronomy
Author(s): Douglas W. Toomey; Mark A. Shure; Everett M. Irwin; Michael E. Ressler
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pNIC: a near-infrared camera for testing focal plane arrays
Author(s): Mark Hereld; Doyal A. Harper; Robert J. Pernic; Bernard J. Rauscher
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Liquid-helium-cooled Fabry-Perot spectrometer and the frequency switching method for far-infrared spectroscopic observations
Author(s): Takao Nakagawa; Haruyuki Okuda; Hiroshi Shibai; Hideo Matsuhara; Yukiyasu Kobayashi; Norihisa Hiromoto
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Balloon-Borne Infrared Telescope for far-infrared spectroscopy
Author(s): Hiroshi Shibai; Haruyuki Okuda; Takao Nakagawa; Nobuyuki Yajima; Toshinori Maihara; Kohei Mizutani; Hideo Matsuhara; Yukiyasu Kobayashi; Norihisa Hiromoto; Hideki Takami
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Optical design for a high-resolution, 2--5-um infrared cryogenic echelle spectrometer
Author(s): Kenneth Harry Hinkle; Stephen T. Ridgway; Frank E. Stuart
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Design for a 1--5-um cryogenic echelle spectrograph for the NASA IRTF
Author(s): Alan T. Tokunaga; Douglas W. Toomey; Jonathan B. Carr; Donald N. B. Hall; Harland W. Epps
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High photon counting efficiency in the near-IR (0.6 um--0.9 um) with a GaAs Ranicon
Author(s): Mark Clampin; Francesco Paresce
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Status of the NOAO evaluation of the Hughes 20x64 Si:As impurity band conduction array
Author(s): Albert M. Fowler; Richard R. Joyce
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Deep thermal infrared capability for the Multiple Mirror Telescope: demands of multimirror telescope technology on infrared instrumentation
Author(s): Luke D. Keller; B. A. Sabol; George H. Rieke
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Low-resolution array spectrograph for the 2.9- to 13.5-um spectral region
Author(s): John A. Hackwell; David W. Warren; M. A. Chatelain; Yaniv Dotan; Patricia H. Lew; David K. Lynch; Dan J. Mabry; Ray W. Russell; Robert M. Young
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Solar IR presensitization photography
Author(s): Joseph M. Geary; Douglas M. Rabin; Joseph Lindmayer
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Recent charge-coupled device optimization results at Steward Observatory
Author(s): Michael P. Lesser
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Performance of Japan TI CCD housed in a microminiature refrigerator
Author(s): Naruhisa Takato; Tsutomu Aoki; Shinichi Ichikawa; Masanori Iye
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Evaluation of the Texas Instruments' TC215-31 CCD for astronomical imaging
Author(s): Charles F. Claver; Mark E. Cornell; Chet B. Opal
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Focal reducer/CCD detector system for the McDonald 2.1-m telescope
Author(s): Chet B. Opal; John A. Booth
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CCD detector for multiple object spectroscopy at the United Kingdom Schmidt Telescope
Author(s): Anthony Patrick Oates
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Design and operation of a multiple readout CCD camera controller
Author(s): Robert W. Leach; Frank L. Beale
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Electron-bombarded CCD: first results with a prototype tube
Author(s): Jean Gabriel Cuby; Jean-Claude Richard; Michel Pemonier
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Performance of a 40-mm unfilmed microchannel plate intensifier
Author(s): Peter David Read; Ian G. van Breda; Timothy J. Norton
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Characteristics of large Ford and Reticon CCDs
Author(s): Lloyd B. Robinson; William E. Brown; David Kirk Gilmore; Richard J. Stover; Wei Mao; John C. Geary
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Simple transputer-based CCD camera controller
Author(s): Nicholas R. Waltham; Ian G. van Breda; Graham M. Newton
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DQE enhancement of MCP intensifiers for astronomy results of the MIC II program
Author(s): Robert J. Airey; Timothy J. Norton; Brian L. Morgan; John L. A. Fordham; David A. Bone; J. Ralph Powell
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Do microthermals measure seeing?
Author(s): Neville J. Woolf
Unique design for use of closed cycle refrigerators for astronomical observations
Author(s): Timothy A. Ellis; John K. Little; J. C. Christeler; Richard C. Riedy
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Instrumentation control and data-acquisition software for the William Herschel Telescope
Author(s): Lewis R. Jones
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Control file system of structured observing for the William Herschel Telescope
Author(s): Lewis R. Jones; David M. Branston
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Data collection and archival for the William Herschel Telescope
Author(s): Lewis R. Jones; Jonathan M. Burch
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Status display system for the William Herschel Telescope
Author(s): Lewis R. Jones; Mark C. Jeffries
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CCD guidance system for the William Herschel Telescope
Author(s): David J. Thorne; Nicholas R. Waltham; Graham M. Newton; Ian G. van Breda; Martin Fisher; P. J. Rudd
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Use of transputers in instrument control systems
Author(s): Ian G. van Breda; Graham M. Newton; Andrew N. Johnson; Nicholas R. Waltham
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Fiber optic gyros as telescope attitude sensors
Author(s): Ian G. van Breda; Brian Culshaw
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Tunable narrowband birefringent filters for astronomical imaging
Author(s): Peter J. Miller
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Effect of deadtime in imaging detectors
Author(s): Abhay Sharma; John G. Walker
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Control system for spincasting 8-m borosilicate honeycomb mirrors
Author(s): John M. Hill; Mark R. Hunten; Kendahl J. Johnson; Dana D. Mitchell; Skip Schaller; R. S. Esterline
Submillimeter Telescope project
Author(s): Robert N. Martin; Jacob W. M. Baars
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Submillimeter common-user bolometer array for the James Clerk Maxwell Telescope
Author(s): Colin R. Cunningham; Walter K. Gear
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Faint object spectrograph for the William Herschel Telescope
Author(s): Jeremy R. Allington-Smith; J. Mike Breare; Richard S. Ellis; Ian Robert Parry; John Webster; David W. Gellatly; Susan P. Worswick
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Echelle spectrographs for 8-m class telescopes
Author(s): David D. Walker; Richard G. Bingham; Francisco Diego
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Camera designs for the Keck Observatory LRIS and HIRES spectrometers
Author(s): Harland W. Epps
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Final tests and commissioning of the UCL echelle spectrograph
Author(s): Francisco Diego; Andrew Charalambous; Adrian C. Fish; David D. Walker
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CFHT f/4 coude echelle spectrograph, 316-g/mm 30-cm mosaic grating
Author(s): Walter A. Grundmann; F. Allen Moore; Eric Harvey Richardson
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Fast camera for a spectrograph
Author(s): Kyoji Nariai; Yoshiya Matsui; Nobuo Nakamura; Katuo Honda; Qingxin Ru
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Hawaii imaging Fabry-Perot interferometers
Author(s): Jonathan Bland; R. Brent Tully; Gerald N. Cecil
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Long-term stability of a Fabry-Perot interferometer used for measurement of stellar Doppler shift
Author(s): Robert S. McMillan; Peter H. Smith; Marcus L. Perry; T. L. Moore; William J. Merline
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Fabry-Perot/CCD multichannel spectrometer for the study of warm, ionized interstellar gas and extragalactic clouds
Author(s): Ronald J. Reynolds; Fred L. Roesler; Frank Scherb; John M. Harlander
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Spatial heterodyne spectroscopy: a novel interferometric technique for ground-based and space astronomy
Author(s): John M. Harlander; Fred L. Roesler
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Development of the MIC photon-counting detector for astronomical applications
Author(s): John L. A. Fordham; David A. Bone; Timothy J. Norton; Peter David Read
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Transputer-based image photon-counting detector
Author(s): Martin K. Carter; R. Cutler; B. E. Patchett; Peter David Read; Nicholas R. Waltham; Ian G. van Breda
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High-temporal-resolution imaging and spectroscopy with Ranicon detectors
Author(s): Colin R. Cox; Amit Sen; Knute A. Ray; James H. Crocker; Marc D. Rafal; Mark Clampin
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CORAVEL
Author(s): Francisco Diego; Roger F. Griffin; Juan Echevarria; Richard G. Bingham; David D. Walker
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Fiber spectroscopy at Palomar Observatory
Author(s): Donald Hamilton
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Automated fiber optic instrumentation for the William Herschel Telescope
Author(s): Ian Robert Parry; Ian J. Lewis
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Low dispersion survey spectrograph for the William Herschel Telescope
Author(s): Jeremy R. Allington-Smith; J. Mike Breare; Richard S. Ellis; Ian Robert Parry; G. D. Shaw; John Webster; David W. Gellatly; Susan P. Worswick
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Deep fiber spectroscopy
Author(s): Ian Robert Parry; Esperanza Carrasco
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Fiber optic instrumentation for the wide-field AAT prime focus: the 2dF
Author(s): Peter M. Gray; Keith Taylor
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Design and construction of an automated multiobject spectroscopy system
Author(s): Jean P. Brodie; Jay V. Bixler; William W. Craig; R. Hank Donnelly; Charles J. Hailey; Lynn G. Seppala
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Kitt Peak National Observatory fiber actuator device
Author(s): Samuel Charles Barden; Andy C. Rudeen
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FLAIR wide-field multiobject spectroscopy system
Author(s): Frederick G. Watson; Anthony Patrick Oates; Peter M. Gray
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New type of single-object optical fiber coupler
Author(s): Zhao Peiqian; Junhua Pan; Shiyang Jiang; Shi-jie Yang
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Decaspec: a fiber optics adapter for multiobject spectroscopy
Author(s): Daniel G. Fabricant; Edward N. Hertz
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New techniques in automated fiber positioning
Author(s): Ian J. Lewis; Ian Robert Parry
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Off-the-shelf autoguider for McDonald Observatory
Author(s): Timothy M. C. Abbott
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Acquisition and guider unit for the Cassegrain focus of the 4.2-m William Herschel Telescope
Author(s): Peter A. Ellis; Richard G. Bingham; Susan P. Worswick
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Two-star photoelectric photometer
Author(s): Daniel B. Caton; R. Lee Hawkins
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Application of CASI, a commercial remote-sensing instrument, to astronomy
Author(s): Gareth P. Weale; Stephen Binal Achal; Clifford D. Anger
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Advanced Solar Observatory
Author(s): Arthur B. C. Walker; Wayne L. Bailey; Edward L. Chupp; Hugh S. Hudson; Ronald L. Moore; William T. Roberts; Richard B. Hoover; Shi Tsan Wu
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Performance of compact multilayer coated telescopes at soft x-ray/EUV and far-ultraviolet wavelengths I
Author(s): Richard B. Hoover; Troy W. Barbee; Phillip C. Baker; Joakim F. Lindblom; Maxwell J. Allen; Craig Edward DeForest; Charles C. Kankelborg; Ray H. O'Neal; Elizabeth S. Paris; Arthur B. C. Walker
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Ultrahigh resolution XUV spectroheliograph
Author(s): Arthur B. C. Walker; Joakim F. Lindblom; J. Gethyn Timothy; Troy W. Barbee; Richard B. Hoover; Einar Tandberg-Hanssen
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Real-time image processing and data handling for ground-based and spaceborne coronal observations
Author(s): Serge L. Koutchmy; Stephen A. Colley; Raymond N. Smartt; C. Nitschelm; J. P. Zimmerman
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Optical surface refurbishment in space environment
Author(s): James B. Heaney; Howard H. Herzig; John F. Osantowski; Albert R. Toft
Optical monitor for x-ray satellites
Author(s): Elio Antonello; Oberto Citterio; Francesco Mazzoleni; Andrea Mariani; Paolo Pili; Pasquale Lombardi
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Pan-American Astrophysics Explorer: a small explorer far-UV survey mission
Author(s): Christopher Martin
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X-ray imaging gas scintillation detector with CsI-wire chamber UV-photon readout
Author(s): Volker Dangendorf; Amos Breskin; Rachel Chechik; Horst W. Schmidt-Boecking
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ISOPHOT-S: a low-resolution, near-infrared spectrometer for ISO
Author(s): Martyn Wells
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Large-format electrographic and array detectors for a space Schmidt imaging telescope
Author(s): George R. Carruthers; Jacqueline Fischer; James D. Wray; John L. Lowrance
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Miniaturized, 9--12 um heterodyne spectrometer with space qualifiable design features
Author(s): David Alan Glenar; M. J. Mumma; Theodore Kostiuk; H. Huffman; John J. Degnan; Hemant H. Dave; Urs E. Hochuli; Paul R. Haldemann
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Optical design of Lyman/FUSE
Author(s): David A. Content; Pamela S. Davila; John F. Osantowski; Timo T. Saha; Mark E. Wilson; Scott D. Friedman
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Long-wavelength infrared camera for the Keck Telescope
Author(s): John F. Arens; Roger Ball; J. Garrett Jernigan; John H. Lacy; Robert J. Pernic
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CTIO acquisition CCD-TV camera design
Author(s): Ricardo E. Schmidt
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Performance of a high-sensitivity 64x64 element InSb hybrid focal plane array
Author(s): Michael A. Blessinger; Robert C. Fischer; Charles J. Martin; Curtiss A. Niblack; Harold Al Timlin
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EEV large-format CCD camera on the WHT ISIS spectrograph
Author(s): Paul R. Jorden
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2-D mask generation by YAG laser for multiobject spectroscopy at CFHT: LAMA
Author(s): Bernard DiBiagio; Etienne LeCoarer; Gerard R. Lemaitre
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NTT control/acquisition system as a prototype for the VLT
Author(s): Gianni Raffi; Peter Biereichel; Bruno Gilli; Birger Gustafsson; John M. Roche; Krister Wirenstrand
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UCLA 3-color infrared speckle photometer
Author(s): J. C. Shelton; David A. Weintraub; Ben Zuckerman
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High time-resolution imaging with the MAMA detector systems
Author(s): Jeffrey S. Morgan; J. Gethyn Timothy; Andrew M. Smith; Robert J. Hill; David B. Kasle
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Cerro Tololo infrared spectrometer
Author(s): Brooke Gregory; D. L. DePoy; Jonathan H. Elias; Andres Montane; Gabriel Perez; Roger M. Smith; Gary L. Webb
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