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PROCEEDINGS VOLUME 4008

Optical and IR Telescope Instrumentation and Detectors
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Volume Number: 4008
Date Published: 16 August 2000
Softcover: 147 papers (1492) pages
ISBN: 9780819436337

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Instrumentation for the Keck Observatory
Author(s): Ian S. McLean; Frederic H. Chaffee
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VLT first-generation instruments: goals and status
Author(s): Guy J. Monnet
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Overview of Subaru instrumentation
Author(s): Masanori Iye; Takuya Yamashita
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Gemini instrument program
Author(s): Douglas A. Simons; Fred C. Gillett; Jacobus M. Oschmann; C. Matt Mountain; Robert Nolan
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Multi-object double spectrograph for the Large Binocular Telescope
Author(s): Patrick S. Osmer; Bruce Atwood; Paul Laurence Byard; Darren L. DePoy; Thomas P. O'Brien; Richard W. Pogge; David Hal Weinberg
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Hobby-Eberly Telescope: instrumentation and current performance
Author(s): Gary J. Hill
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First generation of instruments for the GTC (Gran Telescopio Canarias)
Author(s): Maria-Luisa Garcia-Vargas
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Instrumentation options for the Southern African Large Telescope (SALT)
Author(s): David A. H. Buckley; Darragh O'Donoghue; Nicholas J. Sessions; Kenneth H. Nordsieck
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First generation instruments for the SOAR 4.25-m telescope
Author(s): Gerald N. Cecil
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Commissioning of the FORS instruments at the ESO VLT
Author(s): Walter Seifert; Immo Appenzeller; Walter Fuertig; Otmar Stahl; Eckhardt Sutorius; Wenli Xu; Wolfgang Gaessler; Reinhold Haefner; Hans-Joachim Hess; Wolfgang Hummel; Karl-Heinz Mantel; Wolfgang Meisl; Bernard Muschielok; Karl Tarantik; Harald E. Nicklas; Gero Rupprecht; Claudio Cumani; Thomas Szeifert; Jason Spyromilio
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FOCAS: faint object camera and spectrograph for the Subaru Telescope
Author(s): Nobunari Kashikawa; Motoko Inata; Masanori Iye; Koji S. Kawabata; Kiichi Okita; George Kosugi; Youichi Ohyama; Toshiyuki Sasaki; Kazuhiro Sekiguchi; Tadafumi Takata; Yasuhiro Shimizu; Michitori Yoshida; Kentaro Aoki; Yoshihiko Saito; Ryo Asai; Hiroko Taguchi; Noboru Ebizuka; Tomohiko Ozawa; Yasushi Yadoumaru
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Gemini multi-object spectrograph GMOS: integration and tests
Author(s): David Crampton; J. Murray Fletcher; I. Jean; Richard G. Murowinski; Kei Szeto; Colin G. Dickson; Isobel Hook; Ken Laidlaw; Terry Purkins; Jeremy R. Allington-Smith; Roger Llewelyn Davies
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Low-resolution spectrograph for LAMOST
Author(s): Yongtian Zhu; Wenli Xu
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Designing the Gemini high-resolution optical spectrograph structure to meet the flexural performance required at a Cassegrain focus
Author(s): Andrew Charalambous; James F. Percival; Kambiz Saber-Sheikh; Trevor E. Savidge
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Design of the high-resolution optical spectrograph (HROS) for the Gemini telescope
Author(s): Paolo D'Arrigo; Richard G. Bingham; Andrew Charalambous; Ian A. Crawford; Francisco Diego; James F. Percival; Trevor E. Savidge
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Design study of an adaptive optics visual echelle spectrograph and imager for the VLT
Author(s): Roberto Pallavicini; Luca Pasquini; Bernard Delabre; Norbert N. Hubin; Paolo Conconi; Luciano Mantegazza; Ruben Mazzoleni; Emilio Molinari; Filippo Maria Zerbi; Paolo P. Molaro; P. Bonifacio; Paolo Santin; P. Dimarcantonio; Mariagrazia Franchini; Giovanni Bonanno; Pietro Bruno; Rosario Cosentino; Salvatore Scuderi; Santo Catalano; Marcello Rodono; Pasquale Caldara; Francesco Damiani; Maurizio Comari; S. Monai; F. Passaretta
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Masking techniques at the focal plane of the FORS instruments
Author(s): Harald Schink; Harald E. Nicklas; Reiner Harke; Reinhold Haefner; Hans-Joachim Hess; Wolfgang Hummel; Karl-Heinz Mantel; Wolfgang Meisl; Bernard Muschielok; Karl Tarantik; Walter Seifert
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Fiber feed for the CFHT Gecko spectrograph
Author(s): Jacques Baudrand; Rene Vitry
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ATLAS: a Cassegrain spectrograph based on volume phase holographic gratings
Author(s): J. Gordon Robertson; Keith Taylor; Ivan K. Baldry; Peter R. Gillingham; Samuel Charles Barden
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FILAO
Author(s): Jean Guerin; Jacques Baudrand; Jean Cretenet; Gabriel Rousset
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ZEUS: Zeeman Echelle University of Crete spectrograph
Author(s): Manfred F. Woche; Jannis Papamastorakis
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Multi-object spectroscopy on the Hobby-Eberly Telescope low-resolution spectrograph
Author(s): Marsha J. Wolf; Gary J. Hill; Wolfgang Mitsch; Frederic V. Hessman; Werner Altmann; Keith L. Thompson
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MOSAIC: a multi-object spectrograph with adaptive image correction
Author(s): Ray M. Sharples; Richard M. Myers; Nicholas A. Walton
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OSIRIS optical design
Author(s): Francisco J. Cobos Duenas; Jesus Gonzalez-Hernandez; Carlos Tejada; Jordi Cepa; Jose Luis Rasilla
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Tests of SARG: the high-resolution spectrograph for TNG
Author(s): Raffaele G. Gratton; Giovanni Bonanno; Pietro Bruno; Antonio Cali; Riccardo U. Claudi; Rosario Cosentino; Silvano Desidera; Giancarlo Farisato; Giorgio Martorana; Mauro Rebeschini; Salvatore Scuderi; Maria Cristina Timpanaro
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VIMOS mechanical and control system design
Author(s): Dario Mancini; Oliver LeFevre; Oreste Caputi; Luigi Ferragina; Valentina Fiume Garelli; Guido Mancini; P. Tommasi Mavar; C. Parrella; Francesco Perrotta; M. Russo; R. Russo; M. Schibeci; Pietro Schipani
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Fiber developments at the Anglo-Australian Observatory for SPIRAL and AUSTRALIS
Author(s): David Lee; Keith Taylor
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PMAS design and integration
Author(s): Martin M. Roth; Svend-Marian Bauer; Frank Dionies; Thomas Fechner; Thomas Hahn; Andreas Kelz; Jens Paschke; Emil Popow; Juergen Schmoll; Dieter Wolter; Uwe Laux; Werner Altmann
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Imaging the universe in 3D with the VLT: the next-generation field spectrometer SPIFFI
Author(s): Frank Eisenhauer; Matthias Tecza; Sabine Mengel; Niranjan A. Thatte; Claudia Roehrle; Klaus Bickert; Juergen Schreiber
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Avalanche diodes as photon-counting detectors in astronomical photometry
Author(s): Dainis Dravins; Daniel Faria; Bo Nilsson
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PADDS: status and future of a cost-effective photon imaging detector
Author(s): Matthias Pruksch
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Evaluation and detection of photon events by a digital signal processor in PADDS
Author(s): Matthias Pruksch
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Matrix readout for superconducting tunnel junction arrays
Author(s): Didier D. E. Martin; Peter Verhoeve; Anthony J. Peacock; D. J. Goldie
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CCD and IR array controllers
Author(s): Robert W. Leach; Frank J. Low
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Progress with 6dF: a multi-object spectroscopy system for all-sky surveys
Author(s): Frederick G. Watson; Quentin Andrew Parker; Gabriella Bogatu; Tony J. Farrell; Brian E. Hingley; Stan Miziarski
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FLAMES: a multi-object fiber facility for the VLT
Author(s): Luca Pasquini; Gerardo Avila; Eric Allaert; Pascal Ballester; Peter Biereichel; Bernard Buzzoni; Cyril Cavadore; Hans Dekker; Bernard Delabre; F. Ferraro; Vanessa Hill; Andreas Kaufer; Heinz Kotzlowski; Jean-Luis Lizon; Antonio Longinotti; S. Moureau; Ralf Palsa; S. Zaggia
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Optical detector systems of UVES: the echelle spectrograph for the UT2 Kueyen Telescope at the ESO Paranal Observatory
Author(s): Reinhold J. Dorn; James W. Beletic; Cyril Cavadore; Jean-Luis Lizon
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40 CCDs of the MegaCam wide-field camera: procurement, testing, and first laboratory results
Author(s): Pierre Borgeaud; Pascal Gallais; Olivier Boulade; Pierre-Henri Carton; Michel Gros; Jean de Kat; P. Lee; L. Nemee
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High-speed pn-CCDs as imaging detectors from 200 to 1200 nm
Author(s): Lothar Strueder; Robert Hartmann; Peter Holl; Josef Kemmer; Norbert Krause; Peter Lechner; Gerhard Lutz; Norbert Meidinger; Rainer H. Richter; Heike Soltau; Joachim E. Truemper; Christoph von Zanthier
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High-speed scientific CCDs: substrate bounce
Author(s): James R. Janesick; James K. McCarthy; Jeff H. Pinter; Taner Dosuoglu
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ROSI: a new cryogenic solution for the CCD on the Schmidt focal planes
Author(s): Fernando Pedichini; Roberto Speziali; Francesco D'Alessio; Andrea Di Paola
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Narrowband filter system at the Subaru prime focus
Author(s): Tomoki Hayashino; Yoshiaki Taniguchi; Tohru Yamada; Yasuhiro Shioya; Tohru Nagao; Toshimitsu Yoshida; Mamoru Doi; Kazuhiro Shimasaku; Yutaka Komiyama; Fumiaki Nakata; Hisanori Furusawa; Hitohiko Kimura; Masami Ouchi; Tsutomu Aoki; Masaru Hamabe; Keiichi Kodaira; Satoshi Miyazaki; Naruhisa Takato; Masafumi Yagi; Naoki Yasuda; Masaki Sekiguchi; Sadanori Okamura
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High-speed spectro-photo-polarimeter for the Subaru Telescope
Author(s): Kazuhiro Sekiguchi; Mark S. Cropper; Richard G. Bingham; Phil R. Guttridge; Wilf T. Oliver; Ian D. Hepburn
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Mosaic array cameras for NEO and space debris
Author(s): Scott P. Way; Archie M. Barter; Joseph J. Imamura; Morley M. Blouke; George Tylinski; Chuck Gilman; Syuzo Isobe
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40 CCDs of the MegaCam wide-field camera: design and first tests of the front-end electronics
Author(s): Jean de Kat; P. Abbon
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Double prime focus camera for the F/1.14 Large Binocular Telescope
Author(s): Roberto Ragazzoni; Emanuele Giallongo; Fabio Pasian; Fernando Pedichini; Adriano Fontana; Gianni Marconi; Roberto Speziali; M. Turatto; J. Danziger; Gabriele Cremonese; Riccardo Smareglia; Daniele Gallieni; Enzo Anaclerio; Paolo G. Lazzarini
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Imaging performance of the mini-mosaic camera at the WIYN telescope
Author(s): Abhijit Saha; Taft Armandroff; David G. Sawyer; Charles Corson
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Evaluation of cryogenic readout circuits with GaAs JFETs for far-infrared detectors
Author(s): Kenichi Okumura; Iwao Hosako; Makoto Akiba; Norihisa Hiromoto
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Performance report on FEROS, the new fiber-linked echelle spectrograph at the ESO 1.52-m telescope
Author(s): Andreas Kaufer; Otmar Stahl; Sascha Tubbesing; Preben Norregaard; Gerardo Avila; Patrick Francois; Luca Pasquini; Alessandro Pizzella
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Data-reduction software for GIRAFFE, the VLT medium-resolution multi-object fiber-fed spectrograph
Author(s): Andre Blecha; Veronique Cayatte; Pierre North; Frederic Royer; Gilles Simond
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Development of four multifiber links for the FLAMES project
Author(s): Laurent Jocou; Isabelle Guinouard; Francois Hammer; Hugo Lenoir
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PMAS fiber spectrograph: design, manufacture, and performance
Author(s): Martin M. Roth; Uwe Laux; Wolfgang Heilemann
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Performance characteristics of the new Keck Observatory echelle spectrograph and imager
Author(s): Andrew I. Sheinis; Joseph S. Miller; Michael Bolte; Brian M. Sutin
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Design, construction, and performance of UVES, the echelle spectrograph for the UT2 Kueyen Telescope at the ESO Paranal Observatory
Author(s): Hans Dekker; Sandro D'Odorico; Andreas Kaufer; Bernard Delabre; Heinz Kotzlowski
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VIMOS and NIRMOS multi-object spectrographs for the ESO VLT
Author(s): Oliver LeFevre; Michel Saisse; Dario Mancini; Gianpaolo Vettolani; Dario Maccagni; Jean Pierre Picat; Yannick Mellier; Alain Mazure; Jean Gabriel Cuby; Bernard Delabre; Bianca Garilli; L. Hill; Eric Prieto; Clothaire Voet; Luc Arnold; Sylvie Brau-Nogue; Enrico Cascone; Paolo Conconi; Gert Finger; Gotthard Huster; Andree Laloge; Christian Lucuix; E. Mattaini; Pietro Schipani; G. Waultier; Filippo Maria Zerbi; Gerardo Avila; James W. Beletic; Sandro D'Odorico; Alan F. M. Moorwood; Guy J. Monnet; Javier Reyes Moreno
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Kyoto tridimensional spectrograph II: progress
Author(s): Hajime Sugai; Hiroshi Ohtani; Shinobu Ozaki; Takashi Hattori; Motomi Ishii; Tsuyoshi Ishigaki; Tadashi Hayashi; Minoru Sasaki; Norihide Takeyama
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High-resolution optical spectrograph (HROS): a summary of progress
Author(s): Margaret Aderin; Ian A. Crawford; Paolo D'Arrigo; Andrew Charalambous
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HARPS: a new high-resolution spectrograph for the search of extrasolar planets
Author(s): Francesco Pepe; Michel Mayor; Bernard Delabre; Dominique Kohler; Daniel Lacroix; Didier Queloz; Stephane Udry; Willy Benz; Jean-Loup Bertaux; Jean-Pierre Sivan
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NOAO's next-generation optical spectrograph
Author(s): Samuel Charles Barden; Charles F. W. Harmer; Rick Dale Blakley; Rachel J. Parks
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Cross-breeding of a BEAR and a TIGER: the ultimate imaging Fourier transform spectrometer?
Author(s): Jean-Pierre Maillard; Roland Bacon
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TEIFU: a high-resolution integral field unit for the William Herschel Telescope
Author(s): Graham J. Murray; Jeremy R. Allington-Smith; Robert Content; George N. Dodsworth; Colin N. Dunlop; Roger Haynes; Ray M. Sharples; John Webster
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OSIRIS tunable imager and spectrograph
Author(s): Jordi Cepa; Marta Aguiar-Gonzalez; Victor Gonzalez-Escalera; Jose Ignacio Gonzalez-Serrano; Enrique Joven-Alvarez; Lorenzo Peraza Cano; Jose Luis Rasilla; Luis Fernando Rodriguez-Ramos; J. Jesus Gonzalez; Francisco J. Cobos Duenas; Beatriz Sanchez; Carlos Tejada; Jonathan Bland-Hawthorn; Carmelo Militello; Fernando Rosa
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Recent progress on CCDs for astronomical imaging
Author(s): Donald E. Groom
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S-Cam 2: performance and initial astronomical results
Author(s): Nicola Rando; J. Verveer; Peter Verhoeve; Anthony J. Peacock; S. Andersson; A. P. Reynolds; Fabio Favata; Michael A.C. Perryman; D. J. Goldie
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Development of MegaCam, the next-generation wide-field imaging camera for the 3.6-m Canada-France-Hawaii Telescope
Author(s): Olivier Boulade; Xavier Charlot; P. Abbon; Stephan Aune; Pierre Borgeaud; Pierre-Henri Carton; M. Carty; D. Desforge; Dominique Eppele; Pascal Gallais; L. Gosset; Remy Granelli; Michel Gros; Jean de Kat; Denis Loiseau; Yannick Mellier; J. L. Ritou; Jean Yves Rousse; Pierre Starzynski; Nicolas Vignal; Laurent G. Vigroux
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Very wide integral field unit of VIRMOS for the VLT: design and performances
Author(s): Eric Prieto; Oliver LeFevre; Michel Saisse; Clothaire Voet; Christophe Bonneville
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Optimal resolutions for IR spectroscopy through the OH airglow
Author(s): Paul Martini; Darren L. DePoy
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GOHSS (Galileo OH subtracted spectrograph): a progress report
Author(s): Dario Lorenzetti; Fausto Cortecchia; Fabrizio Vitali; Enrico Cascone; Francesco D'Alessio; Richard S. Ellis; Agostino Fiorani; Dario Mancini; Ian Robert Parry; Fernando Pedichini; Roberto Scaramella; Roberto Speziali
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SWIR at the Nordic Optical Telescope: NOTCam
Author(s): Timothy M. C. Abbott; Colin Aspin; Anton Norup Sorensen; Preben Norregaard; Johannes Andersen; Michael I. Andersen; Nicole S. van der Bliek; Jacob Wang Clasen; Graham C. Cox; Jens Klougart; Hans Larsen; Niels Michaelsen; Benjamin Noel; Goran Olofsson; Carlos Perez; Hugo E. Schwarz
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Phoenix: operation and performance of a cryogenic high-resolution 1- to 5-um infrared spectrograph
Author(s): Kenneth Harry Hinkle; Richard R. Joyce; Nigel Sharp; Jeff A. Valenti
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GIRMOS: an infrared multi-object spectrograph for Gemini
Author(s): Gillian S. Wright; Ray M. Sharples; Peter R. Hastings; Martyn Wells; Eli Ettedgui-Atad; Jeremy R. Allington-Smith; David J. Robertson; Robert Content; Ian Robert Parry
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Hobby-Eberly Telescope low-resolution spectrograph J-band camera
Author(s): Joseph R. Tufts; Marsha J. Wolf; Gary J. Hill
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SWIRCAM: a NIR imager-spectrometer to search for extragalactic supernovae
Author(s): Francesco D'Alessio; Amico Di Cianno; Andrea Di Paola; Croce Giuliani; Danio Guidubaldi; Dario Lorenzetti; Ezio Micolucci; Fernando Pedichini; Roberto Speziali; Gaetano Valentini; Fabrizio Vitali
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Multi-object near-IR Grism spectroscopy with the 6.5-m MMT
Author(s): Rose A. Finn; Donald W. McCarthy
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LUCIFER: a NIR spectrograph and imager for the LBT
Author(s): Holger Mandel; Immo Appenzeller; Dominik Bomans; Frank Eisenhauer; Bernard Grimm; Thomas M. Herbst; Reiner Hofmann; Michael Lehmitz; Roland Lemke; Matthew D. Lehnert; Rainer Lenzen; Thomas Luks; Ralf Mohr; Walter Seifert; Niranjan A. Thatte; Peter Weiser; Wenli Xu
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AEOS spectrograph
Author(s): Klaus-Werner Hodapp; Donald L. Mickey; Alan N. Stockton; Gerard Anthony Luppino; Robert J. Thornton; Mark Waterson; Michael Maberry; Everett M. Irwin; Tony T. Young; Hubert Yamada
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Differential imaging coronagraph for the detection of faint companions
Author(s): Christian Marois; Rene Doyon; Rene Racine; Daniel Nadeau
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EMIR: cryogenic NIR multi-object spectrograph for GTC
Author(s): Marc Balcells; R. Guzman; Jesus Patron; Alfonso Aragon-Salamanca; J. Azcue; Jose Alberto Ballester Lluch; M. T. Barroso; F. Beigbeder; Sylvie Brau-Nogue; Nicole Cardiel; Dave Carter; Jose J. Diaz-Garcia; E. de la Fuente; F. Javier Fuentes; Ana Belen Fragoso-Lopez; Fernando Gago; Jess Gallego; J. Gomez-Elvira; J. C. Heredero; Damien J. Jones; J. C. Lopez; Peter Luke; Antonio Manescau; T. Munoz; R. F. Peletier; Roser Pello; Jean Pierre Picat; David J. Robertson; Jose Antonio Rodriguez; Angel Serrano; Ray M. Sharples; Jaime Zamorano
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PtSi IRFPA camera and its application in infrared solar spectrum observation
Author(s): Wenda Cao; Binxun Ye; Qian Song; J. He; X. D. Zhou; Kaifan Ji
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IRCAL: the infrared camera for adaptive optics at Lick Observatory
Author(s): James P. Lloyd; Michael C. Liu; Bruce A. Macintosh; Scott A. Severson; William T. S. Deich; James R. Graham
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Conceptual design for a NIR prime focus camera for the ESO 3.6
Author(s): Filippo Maria Zerbi; Fabio Bortoletto; Paolo Conconi; Daniele Gardiol; Emilio Molinari; Claudio Pernechele; Dario Rizzoli
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First test results and calibration methods of CONICA as a stand-alone device
Author(s): Markus Hartung; Peter Bizenberger; Armin Boehm; Werner Laun; Rainer Lenzen; Karl Wagner
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Mid-infrared camera and spectrometer (MICS) and sky noise measurement in the N-band
Author(s): Takashi Miyata; Hirokazu Kataza; Yoshiko Okamoto; Takashi Onaka; Takuya Yamashita; Kyoko Nakamura
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Test observation results from the mid-infrared imager MIRTOS for the Subaru Telescope
Author(s): Daigo Tomono; Yoshiyuki Doi; Tetsuo Nishimura
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CCD detectors for the advanced camera for surveys
Author(s): Marco Sirianni; Mark Clampin; George F. Hartig; Holland C. Ford; David A. Golimowski; Garth D. Illingworth; Pamela C. Sullivan; Morley M. Blouke; Michael P. Lesser; Bill Burmester; Ronald J. Schrein; Randy A. Kimble
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New generation of photon counting cameras
Author(s): Lyu Abe; Alain Blazit; Farrokh Vakili
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Development of distributed readout imaging detectors based on superconducting tunnel junctions for UV/optical astronomy
Author(s): Peter Verhoeve; Roland H. den Hartog; Didier D. E. Martin; Nicola Rando; Anthony J. Peacock; D. J. Goldie
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Active flexure compensation for the HROS spectrograph
Author(s): Paolo D'Arrigo; Richard G. Bingham; Andrew Charalambous; Kambiz Saber-Sheikh; Trevor E. Savidge
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Facilities of small telescopes
Author(s): Valentina V. Prokofjeva; Alexander N. Abramenko; Valery V. Bochkov
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Safety requirements for scientific instruments
Author(s): Wolfgang R. Ansorge
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Experimental and numerical investigation of diffraction anomalies observed in FSS applications
Author(s): Marcin K. Sarnowski; Thomas Vaupel; Volkert W. Hansen; Ernst Kreysa; Hans-Peter Gemuend; Vera A. Soglasnova
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New method for determining the transmitted wavefront error of interference filters
Author(s): Gregory A. Barrick; Todd Szarlan
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Manufacturing and heat-treatment procedure for the ALTAIR optical bench
Author(s): Joeleff T. Fitzsimmons; Scott C. Roberts; Kei Szeto; Jerry Sebesta
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Preliminary design of a NIR prime focus corrector for the Galileo Telescope
Author(s): Claudio Pernechele; Fabio Bortoletto; Paolo Conconi; Daniele Gardiol; Emilio Molinari; Filippo Maria Zerbi
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Mechanical features of the OzPoz fiber positioner for the VLT
Author(s): Peter R. Gillingham; Stan Miziarski; Urs Klauser
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Fiber positioning of LAMOST
Author(s): Gang Wang
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Dichroic beam splitter for convergent beams
Author(s): Manfred F. Woche; Uwe Laux; Jannis Papamastorakis
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MODS: optical design for a multi-object dual spectrograph
Author(s): Paul Laurence Byard; Thomas P. O'Brien
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Design of a convex and camera mirror support system for Altair, the Gemini-North adaptive optics system
Author(s): Kei Szeto; Scott C. Roberts; Andre Anthony; Joeleff T. Fitzsimmons; Robert Gaunt; Jerry Sebesta; Jean-Pierre Veran
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Prime focus coma corrector for the MMT with off-the-shelf components
Author(s): Maud P. Langlois; James Roger P. Angel; Michael Lloyd-Hart
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Mechanical design of Altair, the Gemini-North adaptive optics system
Author(s): Scott C. Roberts; Joeleff T. Fitzsimmons; Kei Szeto; Andre Anthony; Greg Siddall; Robert Gaunt; Philip Shott; Jerry Sebesta; Karen Taylor; Dave Duncan
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Mechanically actuated reconfigurable slits (MARS) for visible and infrared multi-object spectrographs
Author(s): Scott C. Roberts; Carrie Abbott; Andre Anthony; Daniel Booy; Robert Gaunt; Alexis Hill; Geoff Kabush; Andrew McIlwain; Karen Taylor; Ben Townsend; Robert Vrooman
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ISAAC at the VLT: one year later
Author(s): Jean Gabriel Cuby; Chris Lidman; Claire Moutou; Monika Petr
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Performance and results with the NIRSPEC echelle spectrograph on the Keck II telescope
Author(s): Ian S. McLean; James R. Graham; Eric E. Becklin; Donald Frank Figer; James E. Larkin; N. A. Levenson; Harry I. Teplitz
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IRCS: infrared camera and spectrograph for the Subaru Telescope
Author(s): Naoto Kobayashi; Alan T. Tokunaga; Hiroshi Terada; Miwa Goto; Mark Weber; Robert Potter; Peter M. Onaka; Gregory K. Ching; Tony T. Young; Kent Fletcher; Douglas Neil; Louis Robertson; Daniel Cook; Masatoshi Imanishi; David W. Warren
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Integration and testing of the UKIRT imaging spectrometer (UIST)
Author(s): Suzanne K. Ramsay-Howat; Maureen A. Ellis; David C. Gostick; Peter R. Hastings; Mel Strachan; Martyn Wells
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High-resolution infrared echelle spectrograph (CRIRES) for the VLT
Author(s): Guenther Wiedemann; Bernard Delabre; Gotthard Huster; Alan F. M. Moorwood; Barbara Sokar
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Optical design for IRIS2: the AAT's next infrared spectrometer
Author(s): Peter R. Gillingham; Damien J. Jones
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LUCIFER-MOS: a cryogenic multi-object infrared spectrograph for the LBT
Author(s): Reiner Hofmann; Niranjan A. Thatte; Matthias Tecza; Frank Eisenhauer; Matthew D. Lehnert
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MIRCAMOS: a mosaic IR camera and multi-object spectrograph for CFHT
Author(s): Rene Doyon; Simon Thibault; Daniel Nadeau; Philippe Vallee
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Fiber multi-object spectrograph (FMOS) for the Subaru Telescope
Author(s): Toshinori Maihara; Kouji Ohta; Naoyuki Tamura; Hiroshi Ohtani; Masayuki Akiyama; Junichi Noumaru; Norio Kaifu; Hiroshi Karoji; Masanori Iye; Gavin B. Dalton; Ian Robert Parry; David J. Robertson; Ray M. Sharples; Deqing Ren; Jeremy R. Allington-Smith; Keith Taylor; Peter R. Gillingham
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Final design of VISIR: the mid-infrared imager and spectrometer for the VLT
Author(s): Pierre-Olivier Lagage; Gilles A. Durand; Charles Lyraud; Yvon Rio; Jan-Willem Pel; Johannes C.M. de Haas
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TIMMI2: a new multimode mid-infrared instrument for the ESO 3.6-m telescope
Author(s): Hans-Georg Reimann; Hendrick Linz; Ralf Wagner; Helena Relke; Hans-Ulrich Kaeufl; Eberhard Dietzsch; Martin Sperl; Josef Hron
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COMICS: the cooled mid-infrared camera and spectrometer for the Subaru telescope
Author(s): Hirokazu Kataza; Yoshiko Okamoto; Shinya Takubo; Takashi Onaka; Shigeyuki Sako; Kyoko Nakamura; Takashi Miyata; Takuya Yamashita
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Coronagraph imager with adaptive optics (CIAO): description and first results
Author(s): Motohide Tamura; Hiroshi Suto; Yoichi Itoh; Noboru Ebizuka; Yoshiyuki Doi; Koji Murakawa; Saeko S. Hayashi; Yumiko Oasa; Hideki Takami; Norio Kaifu
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LIRIS (long-slit intermediate-resolution infrared spectrograph): project status
Author(s): Arturo Manchado-Torres; Mary Barreto; Jose Acosta-Pulido; Francisco Prada; Carlos Dominguez-Tagle; Santiago Correa; Ana Belen Fragoso-Lopez; F. Javier Fuentes; Jose Luis Iserte; Enrique Joven-Alvarez; Roberto L. Lopez; Antonio Manescau; Heidi Moreno-Arce; Victor Padron; Jose Luis Rasilla; Pablo Redondo; Vicente Sanchez de la Rosa; Nicolas A. Sosa; Eli Ettedgui-Atad; Peter R. Hastings
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Integral field spectroscopy with the GEMINI multi-object spectrographs
Author(s): Jeremy R. Allington-Smith; Robert Content; George N. Dodsworth; Graham J. Murray; Deqing Ren; David J. Robertson; James E.H. Turner; John Webster
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Integral field unit for the Gemini near-infrared spectrograph
Author(s): C. Marc Dubbeldam; Robert Content; Jeremy R. Allington-Smith; Serge Pokrovski; David J. Robertson
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CIRPASS: a NIR integral field and multi-object spectrograph
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