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Proceedings of SPIE Volume 8446

Ground-based and Airborne Instrumentation for Astronomy IV
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Volume Number: 8446
Date Published: 14 September 2012
Softcover: 248 papers (3898) pages
ISBN: 9780819491473

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Front Matter: Volume 8446
Author(s): Proceedings of SPIE
Advances in instrumentation at the W. M. Keck Observatory
Author(s): Sean M. Adkins; Taft E. Armandroff; James Johnson; Hilton A. Lewis; Christopher Martin; Ian S. McLean; Peter Wizinowich
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Overview of the ESO instrumentation programme
Author(s): Mark M. Casali; Luca Pasquini; Suzanne Ramsay
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Instrumentation at the Subaru Telescope
Author(s): Naruhisa Takato; Ikuru Iwata
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Gemini's instrumentation program: latest results and long-range plan
Author(s): Maxime Boccas; S. J. Kleinman; Stephen Goodsell; Eric Tollestrup; Andrew Adamson; Gustavo Arriagada; Julian Christou; Patricio Gonzalez; Kevin Hanna; Markus Hartung; Manuel Lazo; Rachel Mason; Benoît Neichel; Gabriel Perez; Doug Simons; Brian Walls; John White
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An overview of instrumentation for the Large Binocular Telescope
Author(s): R. Mark Wagner
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The La Silla-Paranal (LSP) instrumentation program
Author(s): L. Pasquini
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The SALT HRS spectrograph: instrument integration and laboratory test results
Author(s): D. G. Bramall; J. Schmoll; L. M. G. Tyas; P. Clark; E. Younger; R. M. Sharples; N. A. Dipper; S. G. Ryan; D. A. H. Buckley; J. Brink
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Performance of the CHIRON high-resolution Echelle spectrograph
Author(s): Christian Schwab; Julien F. P. Spronck; Andrei Tokovinin; Andrew Szymkowiak; Matthew Giguere; Debra A Fischer
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VISIR upgrade overview and status
Author(s): Florian Kerber; Hans Ulrich Käufl; Pedro Baksai; Danuta Dobrzycka; Gert Finger; Derek Ives; Gerd Jakob; Eric Lagadec; Lars Lundin; Dimitri Mawet; Leander Mehrgan; Margaret Moerchen; Yazan Momany; Vincent Moreau; Eric Pantin; Miguel Riquelme; Ralf Siebenmorgen; Armin Silber; Alain Smette; Julian Taylor; Mario van den Ancker; Lars Venema; Ueli Weilenmann; Irina Yegorova
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ARCONS: a 1024 pixel superconducting integral field spectrograph
Author(s): Kieran O'Brien; Ben Mazin; Sean McHugh; Seth Meeker; Danica Marsden; Bruce Bumble
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On-sky performance of the Multi-Object Double Spectrograph for the Large Binocular Telescope
Author(s): Richard W. Pogge; Bruce Atwood; Thomas P. O'Brien; Paul L. Byard; Mark A. Derwent; Raymond Gonzalez; Paul Martini; Jerry A. Mason; Patrick S. Osmer; Daniel P. Pappalardo; Ross Zhelem; Rebecca A. Stoll; David P. Steinbrecher; David F. Brewer; Christopher Colarosa; Edward J. Teiga
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Performance of the Apache Point Observatory Galactic Evolution Experiment (APOGEE) high-resolution near-infrared multi-object fiber spectrograph
Author(s): John C. Wilson; F. Hearty; M. F. Skrutskie; S. R. Majewski; R. Schiavon; D. Eisenstein; J. Gunn; J. Holtzman; D. Nidever; B. Gillespie; D. Weinberg; B. Blank; C. Henderson; S. Smee; R. Barkhouser; A. Harding; S. Hope; G. Fitzgerald; T. Stolberg; J. Arns; M. Nelson; S. Brunner; A. Burton; E. Walker; C. Lam; P. Maseman; J. Barr; F. Leger; L. Carey; N. MacDonald; G. Ebelke; S. Beland; T. Horne; E. Young; G. Rieke; M. Rieke; T. O'Brien; J. Crane; M. Carr; C. Harrison; R. Stoll; M. Vernieri; M. Shetrone; C. Allende-Prieto; J. Johnson; P. Frinchaboy; G. Zasowski; A. Garcia Perez; D. Bizyaev; K. Cunha; V. V. Smith; Sz. Meszaros; B. Zhao; M. Hayden; S. D. Chojnowski; B. Andrews; C. Loomis; R. Owen; M. Klaene; J. Brinkmann; F. Stauffer; D. Long; W. Jordan; D. Holder; F. Cope; T. Naugle; B. Pfaffenberger; D. Schlegel; M. Blanton; D. Muna; B. Weaver; S. Snedden; K. Pan; H. Brewington; E. Malanushenko; V. Malanushenko; A. Simmons; D. Oravetz; S. Mahadevan; S. Halverson
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FLAMINGOS-2: the facility near-infrared wide-field imager and multi-object spectrograph for Gemini
Author(s): Stephen Eikenberry; Reba Bandyopadhyay; J. Greg Bennett; Aaron Bessoff; Matt Branch; Miguel Charcos; Richard Corley; Curtis Dewitt; John-David Eriksen; Richard Elston; Skip Frommeyer; Anthony Gonzalez; Kevin Hanna; Michael Herlevich; David Hon; Jeff Julian; Roger Julian; Nestor Lasso; Antonio Marin-Franch; Jose Marti; Charlie Murphey; S. Nicholas Raines; William Rambold; David Rashkind; Craig Warner; Brian Leckie; W. Rusty Gardhouse; Murray Fletcher; Tim Hardy; Jennifer Dunn; Robert Wooff; John Pazder
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MOSFIRE, the multi-object spectrometer for infra-red exploration at the Keck Observatory
Author(s): Ian S. McLean; Charles C. Steidel; Harland W. Epps; Nicholas Konidaris; Keith Y. Matthews; Sean Adkins; Theodore Aliado; George Brims; John M. Canfield; John L. Cromer; Jason Fucik; Kristin Kulas; Greg Mace; Ken Magnone; Hector Rodriguez; Gwen Rudie; Ryan Trainor; Eric Wang; Bob Weber; Jason Weiss
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Status of the KMOS multi-object near-infrared integral field spectrograph
Author(s): Ray Sharples; Ralf Bender; Alex Agudo Berbel; Richard Bennett; Naidu Bezawada; Michele Cirasuolo; Paul Clark; George Davidson; Richard Davies; Roger Davies; Marc Dubbeldam; Alasdair Fairley; Gert Finger; Reinhard Genzel; Reinhold Haefner; Achim Hess; Ian Lewis; David Montgomery; John Murray; Bernard Muschielok; Natascha Förster-Schreiber; Jeff Pirard; Suzanne Ramsay; Phil Rees; Josef Richter; David Robertson; Ian Robson; Stephen Rolt; Roberto Saglia; Jörg Schlichter; Mathias Tecza; Stephen Todd; Michael Wegner; Erich Wiezorrek
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Subaru FMOS now and future
Author(s): Naoyuki Tamura; Naruhisa Takato; Fumihide Iwamuro; Masayuki Akiyama; Masahiko Kimura; Philip Tait; Gavin B. Dalton; Graham J. Murray; Scott Smedley; Toshinori Maihara; Kouji Ohta; Yuuki Moritani; Kiyoto Yabe; Masanao Sumiyoshi; Tomonori Totani; Hajime Sugai; Hiroshi Karoji; Shiang-Yu Wang; Youichi Ohyama
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VIRUS: production of a massively replicated 33k fiber integral field spectrograph for the upgraded Hobby-Eberly Telescope
Author(s): Gary J. Hill; Sarah E. Tuttle; Hanshin Lee; Brian L. Vattiat; Mark E. Cornell; D. L. DePoy; Niv Drory; Maximilian H. Fabricius; Andreas Kelz; J. L. Marshall; J. D. Murphy; Travis Prochaska; Richard D. Allen; Ralf Bender; Guillermo Blanc; Taylor Chonis; Gavin Dalton; Karl Gebhardt; John Good; Dionne Haynes; Thomas Jahn; Phillip J. MacQueen; M. D. Rafal; M. M. Roth; R. D. Savage; Jan Snigula
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SuperMOS: a new class of low resolution multiobject spectrographs
Author(s): Benjamin A. Mazin; Danica Marsden; Kieran O'Brien
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WEAVE: the next generation wide-field spectroscopy facility for the William Herschel Telescope
Author(s): Gavin Dalton; Scott C. Trager; Don Carlos Abrams; David Carter; Piercarlo Bonifacio; J. Alfonso L. Aguerri; Mike MacIntosh; Chris Evans; Ian Lewis; Ramon Navarro; Tibor Agocs; Kevin Dee; Sophie Rousset; Ian Tosh; Kevin Middleton; Johannes Pragt; David Terrett; Matthew Brock; Chris Benn; Marc Verheijen; Diego Cano Infantes; Craige Bevil; Iain Steele; Chris Mottram; Stuart Bates; Francis J. Gribbin; Jürg Rey; Luis Fernando Rodriguez; Jose Miguel Delgado; Isabelle Guinouard; Nic Walton; Michael J. Irwin; Pascal Jagourel; Remko Stuik; Gerrit Gerlofsma; Ronald Roelfsma; Ian Skillen; Andy Ridings; Marc Balcells; Jean-Baptiste Daban; Carole Gouvret; Lars Venema; Paul Girard
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Mapping the universe with BigBOSS
Author(s): Nick Mostek; Kyle Barbary; Christopher J. Bebek; Arjun T. Dey; Jerry Edelstein; Patrick Jelinsky; Alex G. Kim; Michael L. Lampton; Michael E. Levi; Patrick McDonald; Claire Poppett; Natalie A. Roe; David J. Schlegel; Michael J. Sholl
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CARMENES. I: instrument and survey overview
Author(s): Andreas Quirrenbach; Pedro J. Amado; Walter Seifert; Miguel A. Sánchez Carrasco; Holger Mandel; Jose A. Caballero; Reinhard Mundt; Ignasi Ribas; Ansgar Reiners; Miguel Abril; Jesus Aceituno; Javier Alonso-Floriano; Matthias Ammler-von Eiff; Guillem Anglada-Escude; Regina Antona Jiménez; Heiko Anwand-Heerwart; David Barrado y Navascués; Santiago Becerril; Victor Bejar; Daniel Benitez; Concepcion Cardenas; Antonio Claret; Josep Colome; Miriam Cortés-Contreras; Stefan Czesla; Carlos del Burgo; Michaela Doellinger; R. Dorda; Stefan Dreizler; Carmen Feiz; Matilde Fernandez; David Galadi; Rafael Garrido; Jonay González Hernández; Josep Guardia; Eike Guenther; Enrique de Guindos; Juan Gutiérrez-Soto; Hans J. Hagen; Artie Hatzes; Peter Hauschildt; Jens Helmling; Thomas Henning; Enrique Herrero; Armin Huber; Klaus Huber; Sandra Jeffers; Viki Joergens; Enrique de Juan; M. Kehr; Alexis Klutsch; Martin Kürster; S. Lalitha; Werner Laun; Ulrike Lemke; Rainer Lenzen; Jean-Louis Lizon; Mauro López del Fresno; Mercedes López-Morales; Javier López-Santiago; Ulrich Mall; Eduardo Martin; Susana Martín-Ruiz; Eduard Mirabet; David Montes; Juan Carlos Morales; Rafael Morales Muñoz; Andres Moya; Vianak Naranjo; Raquel Oreiro; David Pérez Medialdea; Michael Pluto; Ovidio Rabaza; Alejandro Ramon; Rafael Rebolo; Sabine Reffert; Petra Rhode; Hans-Walter Rix; Florian Rodler; Eloy Rodríguez; Cristina Rodríguez López; Emilio Rodríguez Pérez; A. Rodriguez Trinidad; Ralf-Reiner Rohloff; Ernesto Sánchez-Blanco; Jorge Sanz-Forcada; Sebastian Schäfer; Jörg Schiller; Christof Schmidt; Jürgen Schmitt; Enrique Solano; Otmar Stahl; Clemens Storz; Julian Stürmer; Juan Carlos Suarez; Ulrich Thiele; Rainer Ulbrich; Manuela Vidal-Dasilva; Karl Wagner; Johannes Winkler; Wenli Xu; Maria Rosa Zapatero Osorio; Mathias Zechmeister
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MOONS: a multi-object optical and near-infrared spectrograph for the VLT
Author(s): M. Cirasuolo; J. Afonso; R. Bender; P. Bonifacio; C. Evans; L. Kaper; Ernesto Oliva; Leonardo Vanzi; Manuel Abreu; Eli Atad-Ettedgui; Carine Babusiaux; Franz E. Bauer; Philip Best; Naidu Bezawada; Ian R. Bryson; Alexandre Cabral; Karina Caputi; Mauro Centrone; Fanny Chemla; Andrea Cimatti; Maria-Rosa Cioni; Gisella Clementini; João Coelho; Emanuele Daddi; James S. Dunlop; Sofia Feltzing; Annette Ferguson; Hector Flores; Adriano Fontana; Johan Fynbo; Bianca Garilli; Adrian M. Glauser; Isabelle Guinouard; Jean-François Hammer; Peter R. Hastings; Hans-Joachim Hess; Rob J. Ivison; Pascal Jagourel; Matt Jarvis; G. Kauffman; A. Lawrence; D. Lee; G. Li Causi; S. Lilly; D. Lorenzetti; R. Maiolino; F. Mannucci; R. McLure; D. Minniti; D. Montgomery; B. Muschielok; K. Nandra; R. Navarro; P. Norberg; L. Origlia; N. Padilla; J. Peacock; F. Pedicini; L. Pentericci; J. Pragt; M. Puech; S. Randich; A. Renzini; N. Ryde; M. Rodrigues; F. Royer; R. Saglia; A. Sánchez; H. Schnetler; D. Sobral; R. Speziali; S. Todd; E. Tolstoy; M. Torres; L. Venema; F. Vitali; M. Wegner; M. Wells; V. Wild; G. Wright
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4MOST: 4-metre multi-object spectroscopic telescope
Author(s): Roelof S. de Jong; Olga Bellido-Tirado; Cristina Chiappini; Éric Depagne; Roger Haynes; Diana Johl; Olivier Schnurr; Axel Schwope; Jakob Walcher; Frank Dionies; Dionne Haynes; Andreas Kelz; Francisco S. Kitaura; Georg Lamer; Ivan Minchev; Volker Müller; Sebastián E. Nuza; Jean-Christophe Olaya; Tilmann Piffl; Emil Popow; Matthias Steinmetz; Ugur Ural; Mary Williams; Roland Winkler; Lutz Wisotzki; Wolfgang R. Ansorge; Manda Banerji; Eduardo Gonzalez Solares; Mike Irwin; Robert C. Kennicutt; Dave King; Richard G. McMahon; Sergey Koposov; Ian R. Parry; David Sun; Nicholas A. Walton; Gert Finger; Olaf Iwert; Mirko Krumpe; Jean-Louis Lizon; Mainieri Vincenzo; Jean-Philippe Amans; Piercarlo Bonifacio; Mathieu Cohen; Patrick Francois; Pascal Jagourel; Shan B. Mignot; Frédéric Royer; Paola Sartoretti; Ralf Bender; Frank Grupp; Hans-Joachim Hess; Florian Lang-Bardl; Bernard Muschielok; Hans Böhringer; Thomas Boller; Angela Bongiorno; Marcella Brusa; Tom Dwelly; Andrea Merloni; Kirpal Nandra; Mara Salvato; Johannes H. Pragt; Ramón Navarro; Gerrit Gerlofsma; Ronald Roelfsema; Gavin B. Dalton; Kevin F. Middleton; Ian A. Tosh; Corrado Boeche; Elisabetta Caffau; Norbert Christlieb; Eva K. Grebel; Camilla Hansen; Andreas Koch; Hans-G. Ludwig; Andreas Quirrenbach; Luca Sbordone; Walter Seifert; Guido Thimm; Trifon Trifonov; Amina Helmi; Scott C. Trager; Sofia Feltzing; Andreas Korn; Wilfried Boland
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Final design of SITELLE: a wide-field imaging Fourier transform spectrometer for the Canada-France-Hawaii Telescope
Author(s): F. Grandmont; L. Drissen; Julie Mandar; S. Thibault; Marc Baril
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KOALA: a wide-field 1000 element integral-field unit for the Anglo-Australian Telescope
Author(s): S. C. Ellis; M. Ireland; J. S. Lawrence; J. Tims; N. Staszak; J. Brzeski; Q. A. Parker; R. Sharp; J. Bland-Hawthorn; S. Case; M. Colless; S. Croom; W. Couch; O. De Marco; K. Glazebrook; W. Saunders; R. Webster; D. B. Zucker
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Hermes: the engineering challenges
Author(s): Jurek Brzeski; Luke Gers; Greg Smith; Nicholas Staszak
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SAMI: a new multi-object IFS for the Anglo-Australian Telescope
Author(s): Julia J. Bryant; Joss Bland-Hawthorn; Jon Lawrence; Scott Croom; Lisa M. Fogarty; Michael Goodwin; Samuel Richards; Tony Farrell; Stan Miziarski; Ron Heald; Heath Jones; Steve Lee; Matthew Colless; Michael Birchall; Andrew M. Hopkins; Sarah Brough; Amanda E. Bauer
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Prime focus spectrograph: Subaru's future
Author(s): Hajime Sugai; Hiroshi Karoji; Naruhisa Takato; Naoyuki Tamura; Atsushi Shimono; Youichi Ohyama; Akitoshi Ueda; Hung-Hsu Ling; Marcio Vital de Arruda; Robert H. Barkhouser; Charles L. Bennett; Steve Bickerton; David F. Braun; Robin J. Bruno; Michael A. Carr; João Batista de Carvalho Oliveira; Yin-Chang Chang; Hsin-Yo Chen; Richard G. Dekany; Tania Pereira Dominici; Richard S. Ellis; Charles D. Fisher; James E. Gunn; Timothy Heckman; Paul T. P. Ho; Yen-Shan Hu; Marc Jaquet; Jennifer Karr; Masahiko Kimura; Olivier C. Le Fèvre; David Le Mignant; Craig Loomis; Robert H. Lupton; Fabrice Madec; Lucas Marrara; Laurent Martin; Hitoshi Murayama; Antonio Cesar de Oliveira; Claudia Mendes de Oliveira; Ligia Souza de Oliveira; Joseph D. Orndorff; Rodrigo M. P. de Paiva Vilaça; Vanessa Bawden de Paula Macanhan; Eric Prieto; Jesulino Bispo dos Santos; Michael Seiffert; Stephen A. Smee; Roger M. Smith; Laerte Sodré; David N. Spergel; Christian Surace; Sebastien Vives; Shiang-Yu Wang; Chi-Hung Yan
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Hyper Suprime-Cam
Author(s): Satoshi Miyazaki; Yutaka Komiyama; Hidehiko Nakaya; Yukiko Kamata; Yoshi Doi; Takashi Hamana; Hiroshi Karoji; Hisanori Furusawa; Satoshi Kawanomoto; Tomoki Morokuma; Yuki Ishizuka; Kyoji Nariai; Yoko Tanaka; Fumihiro Uraguchi; Yousuke Utsumi; Yoshiyuki Obuchi; Yuki Okura; Masamune Oguri; Tadafumi Takata; Daigo Tomono; Tomio Kurakami; Kazuhito Namikawa; Tomonori Usuda; Hitomi Yamanoi; Tsuyoshi Terai; Hatsue Uekiyo; Yoshihiko Yamada; Michitaro Koike; Hiro Aihara; Yuki Fujimori; Sogo Mineo; Hironao Miyatake; Naoki Yasuda; Jun Nishizawa; Tomoki Saito; Manobu Tanaka; Tomohisa Uchida; Nobu Katayama; Shiang-Yu Wang; Hsin-Yo Chen; Robert Lupton; Craig Loomis; Steve Bickerton; Paul Price; Jim Gunn; Hisanori Suzuki; Yasuhito Miyazaki; Masaharu Muramatsu; Koei Yamamoto; Makoto Endo; Yutaka Ezaki; Noboru Itoh; Yoshinori Miwa; Hideo Yokota; Toru Matsuda; Ryuichi Ebinuma; Kunio Takeshi
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First light with RATIR: an automated 6-band optical/NIR imaging camera
Author(s): Nat Butler; Chris Klein; Ori Fox; Gennadiy Lotkin; Josh Bloom; J. Xavier Prochaska; Enrico Ramirez-Ruiz; José A. de Diego; Leonid Georgiev; Jesús González; William H. Lee; Michael G. Richer; Carlos Román; Alan M. Watson; Neil Gehrels; Alexander Kutyrev; Rebecca Bernstein; Luis Carlos Alvarez; Urania Ceseña; David Clark; Enrique Colorado; Antolín Córdova; Alejandro Farah; Benjamín García; Gerardo Guisa; Joel Herrera; Francisco Lazo; Eduardo López; Esteban Luna; Benjamín Martínez; Francisco Murillo; José Manuel Murillo; Juan Manuel Núñez; M. Herlinda Pedrayes; Fernando Quirós; José Luis Ochoa; Gerardo Sierra; Harvey Moseley; David Rapchun; Frederick D. Robinson; Mathew V. Samuel; Leroy M. Sparr
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Status of the Dark Energy Survey Camera (DECam) project
Author(s): Brenna L. Flaugher; Timothy M. C. Abbott; Robert Angstadt; Jim Annis; Michelle L. Antonik; Jim Bailey; Otger Ballester; Joseph P. Bernstein; Rebecca A. Bernstein; Marco Bonati; Gale Bremer; Jorge Briones; David Brooks; Elizabeth J. Buckley-Geer; Juila Campa; Laia Cardiel-Sas; Francisco Castander; Javier Castilla; Herman Cease; Steve Chappa; Edward C. Chi; Luis da Costa; Darren L. DePoy; Gregory Derylo; Juan de Vincente; H. Thomas Diehl; Peter Doel; Juan Estrada; Jacob Eiting; Anne E. Elliott; David A. Finley; Rolando Flores; Josh Frieman; Enrique Gaztanaga; David Gerdes; Mike Gladders; V. Guarino; G. Gutierrez; Jim Grudzinski; Bill Hanlon; Jiangang Hao; Steve Holland; Klaus Honscheid; Dave Huffman; Cheryl Jackson; Michelle Jonas; Inga Karliner; Daekwang Kau; Steve Kent; Mark Kozlovsky; Kurt Krempetz; John Krider; Donna Kubik; Kyler Kuehn; Steve E. Kuhlmann; Kevin Kuk; Ofer Lahav; Nick Langellier; Andrew Lathrop; Peter M. Lewis; Huan Lin; Wolfgang Lorenzon; Gustavo Martinez; Timothy McKay; Wyatt Merritt; Mark Meyer; Ramon Miquel; Jim Morgan; Peter Moore; Todd Moore; Eric Neilsen; Brian Nord; Ricardo Ogando; Jamieson Olson; Kenneth Patton; John Peoples; Andres Plazas; Tao Qian; Natalie Roe; Aaron Roodman; B. Rossetto; E. Sanchez; Marcelle Soares-Santos; Vic Scarpine; Terry Schalk; Rafe Schindler; Ricardo Schmidt; Richard Schmitt; Mike Schubnell; Kenneth Schultz; M. Selen; Santiago Serrano; Terri Shaw; Vaidas Simaitis; Jean Slaughter; R. Christopher Smith; Hal Spinka; Andy Stefanik; Walter Stuermer; Adam Sypniewski; R. Talaga; Greg Tarle; Jon Thaler; Doug Tucker; Alistair R. Walker; Curtis Weaverdyck; William Wester; Robert J. Woods; Sue Worswick; Allen Zhao
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The Keck Cosmic Web Imager: a capable new integral field spectrograph for the W. M. Keck Observatory
Author(s): Patrick Morrissey; Mateusz Matuszewski; Chris Martin; Anna Moore; Sean Adkins; Harland Epps; Randy Bartos; Jerry Cabak; Dave Cowley; Jack Davis; Alex Delacroix; Jason Fucik; David Hilliard; Ean James; Steve Kaye; Nicole Lingner; James D. Neill; Christoph Pistor; Drew Phillips; Connie Rockosi; Bob Weber
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Design of FOSC for 360-cm Devasthal Optical Telescope
Author(s): A. Omar; R. K. S. Yadav; V. Shukla; S. Mondal; J. Pant
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The FORCAST mid-infrared facility instrument and in-flight performance on SOFIA
Author(s): Joseph D. Adams; Terry L. Herter; George E. Gull; Justin Schoenwald; Charles P Henderson; Luke D. Keller; James M. De Buizer; Gordon J. Stacey; Thomas Nikola; William D. Vacca; Lea Hirsch; Jason Wang; L. Andrew Helton
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The SOFIA far-infrared spectrometer FIFI-LS: spearheading a post Herschel era
Author(s): Sebastian Colditz; Fabio Fumi; Norbert Geis; Rainer Hönle; Randolf Klein; Alfred Krabbe; Leslie Looney; Albrecht Poglitsch; Walfried Raab; Maureen Savage; Felix Rebell; Christian Fischer
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HIPO in-flight performance aboard SOFIA
Author(s): Edward W. Dunham; Thomas A. Bida; Peter L. Collins; Georgi I. Mandushev; Ian S. McLean; Michael J. Person; Erin C. Smith; Brian W. Taylor; Saeid Zoonematkermani
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FLITECAM: current status and results from observatory verification flights
Author(s): Ian S. McLean; Erin C. Smith; E. E. Becklin; E. W. Dunham; Jennifer W. Milburn; Maureen L. Savage
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ATST visible broadband imager
Author(s): William R. McBride; Friedrich Wöger; Steve L. Hegwer; Andrew Ferayorni; B. Scott Gregory
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Developments of the wideband spectropolarimeter of the Domeless Solar Telescope at Hida Observatory
Author(s): Tetsu Anan; Kiyoshi Ichimoto; Akihito Oi; Goichi Kimura; Yoshikazu Nakatani; Satoru Ueno
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SPIES: the spectropolarimetric imager for the energetic sun
Author(s): Haosheng Lin
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A roadmap for the E-ELT instrument suite
Author(s): Suzanne K. Ramsay; Mark M. Casali; Norbert Hubin; Markus Kissler-Patig; Hans-Ulrich Käufl; Jean-Louis Lizon; J. Strasser
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The instrumentation program for the Thirty Meter Telescope
Author(s): Luc Simard; David Crampton; Brent Ellerbroek; Corinne Boyer
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The instrument development and selection process for the Giant Magellan Telescope
Author(s): George H. Jacoby; A. Bouchez; M. Colless; D. DePoy; D. Fabricant; P. Hinz; D. Jaffe; M. Johns; P. McCarthy; P. McGregor; S. Shectman; A. Szentgyorgyi
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The GMT-CfA, Carnegie, Catolica, Chicago Large Earth Finder (G-CLEF): a general purpose optical echelle spectrograph for the GMT with precision radial velocity capability
Author(s): A. Szentgyorgyi; A. Frebel; G. Furesz; E. Hertz; T. Norton; J. Bean; H. Bergner; J. Crane; J. Evans; I. Evans; T. Gauron; A. Jordán; S. Park; A. Uomoto; S. Barnes; W. Davis; M. Eisenhower; H. Epps; D. Guzman; K. McCracken; M. Ordway; D. Plummer; W. Podgorski; D. Weaver
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GMT integral-field spectrograph (GMTIFS) conceptual design
Author(s): Peter J. McGregor; G. J. Bloxham; R. Boz; J. Davies; M. Doolan; M. Ellis; J. Hart; D. J. Jones; L. Luvaul; J. Nielsen; S. Parcell; R. Sharp; D. Stevanovic; P. J. Young
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The EAGLE instrument for the E-ELT: developments since delivery of Phase A
Author(s): Simon L. Morris; Jean-Gabriel Cuby; Marc Dubbeldam; Christopher Evans; Thierry Fusco; Pascal Jagourel; Richard M. Myers; Phil Parr-Burman; Gerard Rousset; Hermine Schnetler
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The opto-mechanical design of HARMONI: a first light integral field spectrograph for the E-ELT
Author(s): Niranjan A. Thatte; Mathias Tecza; David Freeman; Angus M. Gallie; David Montgomery; Fraser Clarke; Ana Belén Fragoso-Lopez; Javier Fuentes; Fernando Gago; Adolfo Garcia; Felix Gracia; Johan Kosmalski; James Lynn; Dario Sosa; Santiago Arribas; Roland Bacon; Roger L Davies; Thierry Fusco; David Lunney; Evencio Mediavilla; Alban Remillieux; Hermine Schnetler
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Second-Earth imager for TMT (SEIT): concept and its numerical simulation
Author(s): Taro Matsuo; Takayuki Kotani; Naoshi Murakami; Hajime Kawahara; Yuka Fujii; Shin Oya; Mikio Kurita; Noriaki Natsume; Norio Narita; Kenji Takizawa; Masahiro Ikoma; Jun Minagawa; Naoshi Baba; Motohide Tamura
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METIS: the thermal infrared instrument for the E-ELT
Author(s): Bernhard R. Brandl; Rainer Lenzen; Eric Pantin; Alistair Glasse; Joris Blommaert; Michael Meyer; Manuel Guedel; Lars Venema; Frank Molster; Remko Stuik; Eva Schmalzl; Jeff Meisner; Emeric Le Floc'h; Wolfgang Brandner; Stefan Hippler; Ignas Snellen; Klaus Pontoppidan
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GMACS: a wide field, multi-object, moderate-resolution, optical spectrograph for the Giant Magellan Telescope
Author(s): D. L. DePoy; R. Allen; R. Barkhouser; E. Boster; D. Carona; A. Harding; R. Hammond; J. L. Marshall; J. Orndorff; C. Papovich; K. Prochaska; T. Prochaska; J. P. Rheault; S. Smee; S. Shectman; S. Villanueva
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NIRMOS: a wide-field near-infrared spectrograph for the Giant Magellan Telescope
Author(s): Daniel Fabricant; Robert Fata; Warren R. Brown; Brian McLeod; Mark Mueller; Thomas Gauron; John Roll; Henry Bergner; John Geary; Vladimir Kradinov; Tim Norton; Matt Smith; Joseph Zajac
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TIGER: a high contrast infrared imager for the Giant Magellan Telescope
Author(s): Philip Hinz; Johanan Codona; Olivier Guyon; William Hoffmann; Andrew Skemer; Joseph Hora; Volker Tolls; Alan Boss; Alycia Weinberger; Paul Arbo; Thomas Connors; Olivier Durney; Thomas McMahon; Manny Montoya; Vidhya Vaitheeswaran
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ESPRESSO: the ultimate rocky exoplanets hunter for the VLT
Author(s): Denis Mégevand; Filippo M. Zerbi; Alexandre Cabral; Paolo Di Marcantonio; Manuel Amate; Francesco Pepe; Stefano Cristiani; Rafael Rebolo; Nuno C. Santos; Hans Dekker; Manuel Abreu; Michael Affolter; Gerardo Avila; Veronica Baldini; Paul Bristow; Christopher Broeg; Pedro Carvas; Roberto Cirami; João Coelho; Maurizio Comari; Paolo Conconi; Igor Coretti; Guido Cupani; Valentina D'Odorico; Vincenzo De Caprio; Bernard Delabre; Pedro Figueira; Michel Fleury; Ana Fragoso; Ludovic Genolet; Ricardo Gomes; Jonay Gonzalez Hernandez; Ian Hughes; Olaf Iwert; Florian Kerber; Marco Landoni; Jorge Lima; Jean-Louis Lizon; Christophe Lovis; Charles Maire; Marco Mannetta; Carlos Martins; André Moitinho; Paolo Molaro; Manuel Monteiro; José Luis Rasilla; Marco Riva; Samuel Santana Tschudi; Paolo Santin; Danuta Sosnowska; Sergio Sousa; Paolo Spanò; Fabio Tenegi; Giorgio Toso; Eros Vanzella; Matteo Viel; Maria Rosa Zapatero Osorio
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The Habitable-zone Planet Finder: a stabilized fiber-fed NIR spectrograph for the Hobby-Eberly Telescope
Author(s): Suvrath Mahadevan; Lawrence Ramsey; Chad Bender; Ryan Terrien; Jason T. Wright; Sam Halverson; Fred Hearty; Matt Nelson; Adam Burton; Stephen Redman; Steven Osterman; Scott Diddams; James Kasting; Michael Endl; Rohit Deshpande
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Infrared Doppler instrument for the Subaru Telescope (IRD)
Author(s): M. Tamura; H. Suto; J. Nishikawa; T. Kotani; B. Sato; W. Aoki; T. Usuda; T. Kurokawa; K. Kashiwagi; S. Nishiyama; Y. Ikeda; D. Hall; K. Hodapp; J. Hashimoto; J. Morino; S. Inoue; Y. Mizuno; Y. Washizaki; Y. Tanaka; S. Suzuki; J. Kwon; T. Suenaga; D. Oh; N. Narita; E. Kokubo; Y. Hayano; H. Izumiura; E. Kambe; T. Kudo; N. Kusakabe; M. Ikoma; Ya. Hori; M. Omiya; H. Genda; A. Fukui; Y. Fujii; O. Guyon; H. Harakawa; M. Hayashi; M. Hidai; T. Hirano; M. Kuzuhara; M. Machida; T. Matsuo; T. Nagata; H. Ohnuki; M. Ogihara; S. Oshino; R. Suzuki; H. Takami; N. Takato; Y. Takahashi; C. Tachinami; H. Terada
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The Gemini Planet Imager: integration and status
Author(s): Bruce A. Macintosh; Andre Anthony; Jennifer Atwood; Nicolas Barriga; Brian Bauman; Kris Caputa; Jeffery Chilcote; Daren Dillon; René Doyon; Jennifer Dunn; Donald T. Gavel; Ramon Galvez; Stephen J. Goodsell; James R. Graham; Markus Hartung; Joshua Isaacs; Dan Kerley; Quinn Konopacky; Kathleen Labrie; James E. Larkin; Jerome Maire; Christian Marois; Max Millar-Blanchaer; Arturo Nunez; Ben R. Oppenheimer; David W. Palmer; John Pazder; Marshall Perrin; Lisa A Poyneer; Carlos Quirez; Frederik Rantakyro; Vlad Reshtov; Leslie Saddlemyer; Naru Sadakuni; Dmitry Savransky; Anand Sivaramakrishnan; Malcolm Smith; Remi Soummer; Sandrine Thomas; J. Kent Wallace; Jason Weiss; Sloane Wiktorowicz
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Harps-N: the new planet hunter at TNG
Author(s): Rosario Cosentino; Christophe Lovis; Francesco Pepe; Andrew Collier Cameron; David W. Latham; Emilio Molinari; Stephane Udry; Naidu Bezawada; Martin Black; Andy Born; Nicolas Buchschacher; Dave Charbonneau; Pedro Figueira; Michel Fleury; Alberto Galli; Angus Gallie; Xiaofeng Gao; Adriano Ghedina; Carlos Gonzalez; Manuel Gonzalez; Jose Guerra; David Henry; Keith Horne; Ian Hughes; Dennis Kelly; Marcello Lodi; David Lunney; Charles Maire; Michel Mayor; Giusi Micela; Mark P. Ordway; John Peacock; David Phillips; Giampaolo Piotto; Don Pollacco; Didier Queloz; Ken Rice; Carlos Riverol; Luis Riverol; Jose San Juan; Dimitar Sasselov; Damien Segransan; Alessandro Sozzetti; Danuta Sosnowska; Brian Stobie; Andrew Szentgyorgyi; Andy Vick; Luc Weber
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Achieving a few cm/sec calibration repeatability for high resolution spectrographs: the laser frequency comb on HARPS
Author(s): Gaspare Lo Curto; Antonio Manescau; Gerardo Avila; Luca Pasquini; Tobias Wilken; Tilo Steinmetz; Ronald Holzwarth; Rafael Probst; Thomas Udem; Theodor W. Hänsch; Jonay I. González Hernández; Massimiliano Esposito; Rafael Rebolo; Bruno Canto Martins; Jose Renan de Medeiros
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A demonstration test of the dual-beam polarimetry differential imaging system for the high-contrast observation
Author(s): Jiangpei Dou; Deqing Ren; Yongtian Zhu; Xue Wang; Xi Zhang; Rong Li
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FIRST - a fibered aperture masking instrument: on-sky results
Author(s): Elsa Huby; Guy Perrin; Franck Marchis; Sylvestre Lacour; Takayuki Kotani; Gaspard Duchêne; Elodie Choquet; Elinor Gates; Julien Woillez; Olivier Lai
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The design of ERIS for the VLT
Author(s): P. Amico; E. Marchetti; F. Pedichini; A. Baruffolo; B. Delabre; M. Duchateau; M. Ekinci; D. Fantinel; E. Fedrigo; G. Finger; C. Frank; R. Hofmann; P. Jolley; J. L. Lizon; M. Le Louarn; P.-Y. Madec; C. Soenke; H. Weisz
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AOLI: Adaptive Optics Lucky Imager: diffraction limited imaging in the visible on large ground-based telescopes
Author(s): Craig Mackay; Rafael Rebolo-López; Bruno Femenia Castellá; Jonathan Crass; David L. King; Lucas Labadie; Peter Aisher; Antonio Pérez Garrido; Marc Balcells; Anastasio Díaz-Sánchez; Jesús Jimenez Fuensalida; Roberto L. Lopez; Alejandro Oscoz; Jorge A. Pérez Prieto; Luis F. Rodríguez-Ramos; Isidro Villó
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15x optical zoom and extreme optical image stabilisation: diffraction limited integral field spectroscopy with the SWIFT spectrograph
Author(s): Matthias Tecza; Niranjan Thatte; Fraser Clarke; James Lynn; David Freeman; Jennifer Roberts; Richard Dekany
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Compact high-resolution spectrographs for large and extremely large telescopes: using the diffraction limit
Author(s): J. Gordon Robertson; Joss Bland-Hawthorn
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Current status of FRIDA: diffraction limited NIR instrument for the GTC
Author(s): Beatriz Sánchez; José A. Acosta; Luis Carlos Álvarez; Vicente Bringas; Nicolás Cardiel; Adi Corrales; Salvador Cuevas; Oscar Chapa; José Javier Díaz; Stephen S. Eikenberry; Carmen Eliche; Carlos Espejo; Rubén Flores; Francisco Garzón; Peter Hammersley; Carolina Keiman; Gerardo Lara; José Alberto López; Pablo López; Diana Lucero; Jose Manuel Montoya; Heidy Moreno; Sergio Pascual; Jesús Patrón; Almudena Prieto; N. Raines; Alberto Rodríguez; Jorge Uribe; Alan Watson
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Design of a full-Stokes polarimeter for VLT/X-shooter
Author(s): Frans Snik; Gerard van Harten; Ramon Navarro; Paul Groot; Lex Kaper; Alfred de Wijn
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Concept of SPARC4: a simultaneous polarimeter and rapid camera in 4 bands
Author(s): Claudia V. Rodrigues; Keith Taylor; Francisco J. Jablonski; Marcelo Assafin; Alex Carciofi; Deonisio Cieslinski; Joaquim E. R. Costa; Ruben Dominguez; Tania P. Dominici; Gabriel A. P. Franco; Damien J. Jones; Antonio Kanaan; René Laporte; Antonio M. Magalhaes; André Milone; José A. Neri; Antonio Pereyra; Luiz A. Reitano; Karleyne M. G. Silva; Cesar Strauss
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The F/5 instrumentation suite for the Clay Telescope
Author(s): A. Szentgyorgyi; B. McLeod; D. Fabricant; R. Fata; T. Norton; M. Ordway; J. Roll; H. Bergner; M. Conroy; D. Curley; H. Epps; T. Gauron; J. Geary; M. Mueller; A. Uomoto; S. Amato; J. Barberis; R. Eng; G. Furesz; E. Hertz; C. Hull; K. McCracken; G. Nystrom; D. Osip; P. Palunas; F. Perez; F. Sanchez; V. Suc; D. Weaver; D. Woods
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The AAO's Gemini High-Resolution Optical SpecTrograph (GHOST) concept
Author(s): Michael J. Ireland; Stuart Barnes; David Cochrane; Matthew Colless; Peter Connor; Anthony Horton; Steve Gibson; Jon Lawrence; Sarah Martell; Peter McGregor; Tom Nicolle; Kathryn Nield; David Orr; J. Gordon Robertson; Stuart Ryder; Andrew Sheinis; Greg Smith; Nick Staszak; Julia Tims; Pascal Xavier; Peter Young; Jessica Zheng
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GRACES, the Gemini remote access CFHT ESPaDOnS spectrograph: initial design and testing
Author(s): Eric V. Tollestrup; John Pazder; Gregory Barrick; Eder Martioli; Ricardo Schiavon; André Anthony; Mark Halman; Christian Veillet
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BASIS: Bayfordbury single-object integral field spectrograph
Author(s): Samuel Richards; William Martin; David Campbell; Hugh Jones; Joss Bland-Hawthorn; Jon Lawrence; Elias Brinks; Julia J. Bryant; Lisa Fogarty; Mark Gallaway; Michael Goodwin; Sergio Leon-Saval; Marc Sarzi; Daniel J. Smith
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iSHELL: a 1-5 micron cross-dispersed R=70,000 immersion grating spectrograph for IRTF
Author(s): John Rayner; Tim Bond; Morgan Bonnet; Dan Jaffe; Gary Muller; Alan Tokunaga
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The AAO fiber instrument data simulator
Author(s): Michael Goodwin; Tony Farrell; Scott Smedley; Ron Heald; Jeroen Heijmans; Gayandhi De Silva; Daniela Carollo
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Front end of the SPIRou spectropolarimeter for Canada-France Hawaii Telescope
Author(s): L. Parès; J.-F. Donati; M. Dupieux; T. Gharsa; Y. Micheau; M. Bouye; B. Dubois; G. Gallou; D. Kouach; G. Barrick; S.-Y. Wang
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Pressure and temperature stabilization of an existing Echelle spectrograph III
Author(s): Anna Brucalassi; Tobias Feger; Frank Grupp; Florian Lang-Bardl; Shao Ming Hu; Ulrich Hopp; Ralf Bender
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Gemini high-resolution optical spectrograph conceptual optical design
Author(s): John Pazder; Pierre Desaulniers; Paolo Spanó; Kei Szeto; Simon Thibault; Hu Zhang
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A single-shot optical linear polarimeter for asteroid studies
Author(s): C. Pernechele; L. Abe; P. Bendjoya; A. Cellino; G. Massone; J. P. Rivet; P. Tanga
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Gemini high-resolution optical spectrograph conceptual mechanical design
Author(s): Alexis Hill; André Anthony; John Pazder; Kei Szeto; Simon Thibault
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RINGO3: a multi-colour fast response polarimeter
Author(s): D. M. Arnold; I. A. Steele; S. D. Bates; C. J. Mottram; R. J. Smith
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ECHARPE mechanical design
Author(s): Vanessa B. P. Macanhan; Márcio V. de Arruda; Thiago V. Martins; Tania P. Dominici; Bruno V. Castilho; Clemens D. Gneiding; Rodrigo P. Campos
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aTmcam: a simple atmospheric transmission monitoring camera for sub 1% photometric precision
Author(s): Ting Li; D. L. DePoy; R. Kessler; D. L. Burke; J. L. Marshall; J. Wise; J.-P. Rheault; D. W. Carona; S. Boada; T. Prochaska; R. Allen
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Image quality tests on the Canarias InfraRed Camera Experiment (CIRCE)
Author(s): Nestor M. Lasso Cabrera; Stephen S. Eikenberry; Alan Garner; S. Nicholas Raines; Miguel V. Charcos-Llorens; Michelle L. Edwards; Antonio Marin-Franch
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Upgrading CRIRES-VLT to cross-dispersed mode
Author(s): E. Oliva; A. Hatzes; N. Piskunov; A. Reiners; H. U. Käufl; D. Ferruzzi; A. Tozzi; L. Origlia
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MSI: a visible multi-spectral imager for 1.6-m telescope of Hokkaido University
Author(s): Makoto Watanabe; Yukihiro Takahashi; Mitsuteru Sato; Shigeto Watanabe; Tetsuya Fukuhara; Ko Hamamoto; Akihito Ozaki
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The MUSE instrument detector system
Author(s): Roland Reiss; Sebastian Deiries; Jean-Louis Lizon; Gero Rupprecht
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Laboratory performance tests of PANIC, the panoramic NIR imager for Calar Alto
Author(s): Josef W. Fried; Armin Huber; Clemens Storz; Ulrich Mall; Vianak Naranjo; Peter Bizenberger; M. Concepción Cárdenas Vazquez
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SPIRou @ CFHT: fiber links and pupil slicer
Author(s): Yoan Micheau; François Bouchy; Francesco Pepe; Bruno Chazelas; Driss Kouach; Laurent Parès; Jean-François Donati; Gregory Barrick; Patrick Rabou; Simon Thibault; Leslie Saddlemyer; Sandrine Perruchot; Xavier Delfosse; Nicolas Striebig; Gérard Gallou; David Loop; John Pazder
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Control and protection of outdoor embedded camera for astronomy
Author(s): F. Rigaud; I. Jegouzo; J. Gaudemard; J. Vaubaillon
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Design and construction progress of LRS2-B: a new low resolution integral-field spectrograph for the Hobby-Eberly Telescope
Author(s): Taylor S. Chonis; Hanshin Lee; Gary J. Hill; Mark E. Cornell; Sarah E. Tuttle; Brian L. Vattiat
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Optical design of a red-sensitive spectrograph
Author(s): Emily C. Martin; D. L. DePoy; J. L. Marshall
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Optimal resolutions for optical and NIR spectroscopy
Author(s): S. Villanueva; D. L. DePoy; J. L. Marshall
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HexPak and GradPak: variable-pitch dual-head IFUs for the WIYN 3.5m Telescope Bench Spectrograph
Author(s): Corey M. Wood; Matthew A. Bershady; Arthur D. Eigenbrot; Scott A. Buckley; John S. Gallagher; Eric J. Hooper; Andrew I. Sheinis; Michael P. Smith; Marsha J. Wolf
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A new deep-depletion CCD for the red channel of the Palomar Double Spectrograph
Author(s): Gustavo Rahmer; Roger M. Smith; Khanh Bui; Evan Kirby; Richard Dekany; Ernest Croner; Jennifer Milburn
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SPIRou @ CFHT: spectrograph optical design
Author(s): Simon Thibault; Patrick Rabou; Jean-Francois Donati; Pierre Desaulniers; Xavier Dallaire; Etienne Artigau; Francesco Pepe; Yoan Micheau; Philippe Vallée; Francesco Pepe; Greg Barrick; Vlad Reshetov; Olivier Hernandez; Leslie Saddlemyer; John Pazder; Laurent P. Parès; Rene Doyon; Xavier Delfosse; Driss Kouach; David Loop
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STELES mechanical design
Author(s): Ruben Dominguez; Vanessa B. P. Macanhan; Bruno V. Castilho; Marcio V. de Arruda; Clemens D. Gneiding; Andreas Klossek; Ney Diniz; Diego E. Mercadal; Denis Cariello; Sascha Voegel; Beatrice Nehrkorn; Fernando Lourenço
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CARMENES. II: optical and opto-mechanical design
Author(s): W. Seifert; M. A. Sánchez Carrasco; W. Xu; M. C. Cárdenas; E. Sánchez-Blanco; S. Becerril; C. Feiz; A. Ramón; S. Dreizler; P. Rohde; A. Quirrenbach; P. J. Amado; I. Ribas; A. Reiners; H. Mandel; J. A. Caballero
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Perfomance verification of the ground-based mid-infrared camera MAX38 on the MiniTAO Telescope
Author(s): Kentaro Asano; Takashi Miyata; Shigeyuki Sako; Takafumi Kamizuka; Tomohiko Nakamura; Mizuho Uchiyama; Mizuki Yoneda; Hirokazu Kataza; Yuzuru Yoshii; Mamoru Doi; Kotaro Kohno; Kimiaki Kawara; Masuo Tanaka; Kentaro Motohara; Toshihiko Tanabe; Takeo Minezaki; Tomoki Morokuma; Yoichi Tamura; Tsutomu Aoki; Takao Soyano; Ken'ichi Tarusawa; Natsuko Kato; Masahiro Konishi; Shintaro Koshida; Hidenori Takahashi; Toshihiro Handa; Ken Tateuchi
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Gemini high-resolution optical spectrograph conceptual design
Author(s): Kei Szeto; Alan McConnachie; André Anthony; David Bohlender; David Crampton; Pierre Desaulniers; Jennifer Dunn; Tim Hardy; Alexis Hill; Dmitry Monin; John Pazder; Christian Schwab; Paola Spano; Else Starkenburg; Simon Thibault; Gordon Walker; Kim Venn; Hu Zhang
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ECHARPE: a fiber-fed echelle spectrograph for the Pico dos Dias Observatory
Author(s): Tania P. Dominici; Bruno Castilho; Clemens D. Gneiding; Bernard A. Delabre; Vanessa B. P. Macanhan; Marcio V. de Arruda; Antonio C. de Oliveira; Jorge Melendez; Luiz P. R. Vaz; Wagner J. B. Corradi; Gabriel A. P. Franco; Jose D. do Nascimento; Germano R. Quast; Gustavo F. Porto de Mello
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An experimental VLT cryo-cooler instrumentation vibration analysis
Author(s): Gerd Jakob; Jean-Louis Lizon
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A simple, high efficiency, high resolution spectropolarimeter
Author(s): Samuel C. Barden
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CYCLOPS2: the fibre image slicer upgrade for the UCLES high resolution spectrograph
Author(s): Anthony Horton; C. G. Tinney; Scott Case; Tony Farrell; Luke Gers; Damien Jones; Jon Lawrence; Stan Miziarski; Nick Staszak; David Orr; Minh Vuong; Lew Waller; Ross Zhelem
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Echelle gratings for the near-infrared
Author(s): Kenneth H. Hinkle; Richard R. Joyce; Bernhard W. Bach; Erich Bach; Kirk G. Bach; Brooke M. Beam; Gary Poczulp; Verne V. Smith; Lloyd Wallace
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Fully optimized shaped pupils: preparation for a test at the Subaru Telescope
Author(s): Alexis Carlotti; N. Jeremy Kasdin; Frantz Martinache; Robert J. Vanderbei; Elizabeth J Young; George Che; Tyler D. Groff; Olivier Guyon
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From the most plain coronagraph to the most populated spectrograph: a suite of some new instruments for LBT
Author(s): D. Magrin; R. Ragazzoni; M. Bergomi; A. Brunelli; M. Dima; J. Farinato; L. Marafatto; V. Viotto
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Optical bi-stable shutter development/improvement
Author(s): J. L. Lizon; N. Haddad; R. Castillo
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An integrated 1-5 micron test bench for the characterization of cryogenic optical elements
Author(s): Udo J. Wehmeier; Jarron Leisenring; Olivier Durney; Elliott Solheid; Gerard A. Luppino; Michael R. Meyer
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Demonstration and design of a compact diffraction limited spectrograph
Author(s): Christopher H. Betters; Sergio G. Leon-Saval; Joss Bland-Hawthorn; Gordon Robertson
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Redesign of the integrated photonic spectrograph for improved astronomical performance
Author(s): Nick Cvetojevic; Nemanja Jovanovic; Jon S. Lawrence; Michael J. Withford; Joss Bland-Hawthorn
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GNOSIS: a novel near-infrared OH suppression unit at the AAT
Author(s): C. Q. Trinh; S. C. Ellis; J. S. Lawrence; A. J. Horton; J. Bland-Hawthorn; S. G. Leon-Saval; J. Bryant; S. Case; M. Colless; W. Couch; K. Freeman; L. Gers; K. Glazebrook; R. Haynes; S. Lee; H.-G. Löhmannsröben; S. Miziarski; J. O'Byrne; W. Rambold; M. M. Roth; B. Schmidt; K. Shortridge; S. Smedley; C. G. Tinney; P. Xavier; J. Zheng
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A water vapour monitor at Paranal Observatory
Author(s): Florian Kerber; Thomas Rose; Arlette Chacón; Omar Cuevas; Harald Czekala; Reinhard Hanuschik; Yazan Momany; Julio Navarrete; Richard R. Querel; Alain Smette; Mario E. van den Ancker; Michel Cure; David A. Naylor
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High resolution Florida IR silicon immersion grating spectrometer and an M dwarf planet survey
Author(s): Jian Ge; Scott Powell; Bo Zhao; Ji Wang; Adam Fletcher; Sidney Schofield; Jian Liu; Matthew Muterspaugh; Cullen Blake; Rory Barnes
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Commissioning of the WWFI for the Wendelstein Fraunhofer Telescope
Author(s): Claus Gössl; Ralf Bender; Maximilian Fabricius; Ulrich Hopp; Adolf Karasz; Ralf Kosyra; Florian Lang-Bardl
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Testing of the "Tor Vergata" Fabry-Pérot interferometer prototype
Author(s): Luca Giovannelli; Francesco Berrilli; Martina Cocciolo; Dario Del Moro; Alberto Egidi; Roberto Piazzesi; Marco Stangalini
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Commissioning results of MMT-POL: the 1-5um imaging polarimeter leveraged from the AO secondary of the 6.5m MMT
Author(s): C. Packham; T. J. Jones; C. Warner; M. Krejny; D. Shenoy; T. Vonderharr; E. Lopez-Rodriguez; K. DeWahl
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New scientific results with SpIOMM: a testbed for CFHT's imaging Fourier transform spectrometer SITELLE
Author(s): L. Drissen; A. Alarie; T. Martin; D. Lagrois; L. Rousseau-Nepton; A. Bilodeau; C. Robert; G. Joncas; J. Iglesias-Páramo
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The GIANO spectrometer: towards its first light at the TNG
Author(s): E. Oliva; L. Origlia; R. Maiolino; C. Baffa; V. Biliotti; P. Bruno; G. Falcini; V. Gavriousev; F. Ghinassi; E. Giani; M. Gonzalez; F. Leone; M. Lodi; F. Massi; I. Mochi; P. Montegriffo; M. Pedani; E. Rossetti; S. Scuderi; M. Sozzi; A. Tozzi
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Testing Giano spectral stability
Author(s): C. Baffa; E. Giani; E. Oliva; V. Biliotti; L. Origlia; M. Sozzi; A. Tozzi
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Improved red sensitivity deep depletion e2v devices for the Gemini North GMOS instrument
Author(s): Katherine C. Roth; Scot J. Kleinman; Kristin Chiboucas; Ricardo Schiavon; Kevin Hanna; Mathew Rippa; John K. White; Brian Walls; Chris Yamasaki; Richard Murowinski; Kathleen Labrie; German Gimeno; Mark Simpson
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DeSSpOt: an instrument for stellar spin orientation determination
Author(s): Anna-Lea Lesage; Magnus Schneide; Günter Wiedemann
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An alignment strategy for the optics of LINC-NIRVANA
Author(s): Daniel Meschke; Thomas Bertram; Peter Bizenberger
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First light observation of GIGMICS (germanium immersion grating mid-infrared cryogenic spectrograph) by Kanata 1.5-m Telescope at Higashi-Hiroshima Observatory
Author(s): Yasuhiro Hirahara; Keishin Aoki; Kanako Ohta; Sho Shibata; Tsuyoshi Hirao; Yoshio Tatamitani; Noboru Ebizuka; Koji S. Kawabata; Michitoshi Yoshida; Makoto Uemura; Takashi Oosugi; Kentaro Kawaguchi; Ryuji Fujimori; Hiroki Ohiwa; Hisayuki Nagahiro
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An unobscured four spherical mirrors based collimator as a tradeoff solution for the Optical Ground Support Equipment (OGSE) of the High Resolution Camera (HRIC) of Simbio-Sys
Author(s): M. Barilli; A. Bartoli; M. Dami; E. Flamini; R. Formaro; F. Grifoni; F. Longo; C. Pompei
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Simulations and performances of AMICA at Dome C
Author(s): G. Di Rico; M. Dolci; G. Valentini; M. Cantiello
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Characterizing near-infrared sky brightness in the Canadian high arctic
Author(s): Suresh Sivanandam; James R. Graham; Roberto Abraham; Anthony Tekatch; Eric Steinbring; Wayne Ngan; Doug L Welch; Nicholas M. Law
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AMICA at Dome C: results from the first year of automatic operation tests in Antarctica
Author(s): M. Dolci; A. Valentini; M. Ragni; A. Di Cianno; G. Di Rico; O. Straniero; D. Romano; J.-M. Christille; A. Piluso
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A new Nasmyth mirror mechanism increases the number of focal stations of the Mercator Telescope
Author(s): Gert Raskin; Rene Dubosson; Bernard Michaud; Wim Pessemier; Hans Van Winckel
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LINC-NIRVANA, integration of an interferometric and cryogenic camera: first verification results
Author(s): Peter Bizenberger; Harald Baumeister; Armin Böhm; Tom Herbst; Armin Huber; Werner Laun; Ulrich Mall; Lars Mohr; Vianak Naranjo; Clemens Storz; Jan Trowitzsch
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KiwiSpec - an advanced spectrograph for high resolution spectroscopy: prototype design and performance
Author(s): Steve Gibson; Stuart I. Barnes; John Hearnshaw; Kathryn Nield; Dave Cochrane; Deon Grobler
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A comparison of the mechanical design of fiber feeds for GRACES and GHOS
Author(s): Andre Anthony; Alexis Hill; John Pazder; Kei Szeto; Mark Halman; Eric Tollestrup; Greg Barrick
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Tools for DIY site-testing
Author(s): Federico Flores; Roberto Rondanelli; Accel Abarca; Marcos Diaz; Richard Querel
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Cryogenic mechanical design: SPIROU spectrograph
Author(s): Vlad Reshetov; Glen Herriot; Simon Thibault; Pierre Désaulniers; Les Saddlemyer; David Loop
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On-sky operations and performance of LMIRcam at the Large Binocular Telescope
Author(s): J. M. Leisenring; M. F. Skrutskie; P. M. Hinz; A. Skemer; V. Bailey; J. Eisner; P. Garnavich; W. F. Hoffmann; T. Jones; M. Kenworthy; P. Kuzmenko; M. Meyer; M. Nelson; T. J. Rodigas; J. C. Wilson; V. Vaitheeswaran
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ISAS: interferometric stratospheric astrometry for solar system
Author(s): M. Gai; A. Fienga; M. G. Lattanzi; A. Riva; A. Vecchiato; D. Gallieni; S. Chaillot; S. Ligori; D. Loreggia
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Analysis of stellar radiance contamination in observed satellite spectra
Author(s): R. Anthony Vincent; Francis K. Chun; Michael E. Dearborn; Roger D. Tippets
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Enhanced spectral resolution via externally dispersed interferometry
Author(s): Jerry Edelstein; David Erskine; Martin Sirk; Andrew Vanderburg; Edward H. Wishnow
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Khayyam: a tunable spatial heterodyne spectrometer for observing diffuse emission line targets
Author(s): Sona Hosseini; Walter Harris; Jason Corliss
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Tips and tricks for aligning an image derotator
Author(s): A. Brunelli; M. Bergomi; M. Dima; J. Farinato; D. Magrin; L. Maraffatto; R. Ragazzoni; V. Viotto; T. Bertram; P. Bizenberger; A. Conrad; T. Herbst; D. Meschke
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Detectors and cryostat design for the SuMIRe Prime Focus Spectrograph (PFS)
Author(s): James E. Gunn; Michael Carr; Stephen A. Smee; Joe D. Orndorff; Robert H. Barkhouser; Charles L. Bennett; Jenny E. Greene; Timothy Heckman; Hiroshi Karoji; Olivier LeFevre; Hung-Hsu Ling; Laurent Martin; Brice Ménard; Hitoshi Murayama; Eric Prieto; David Spergel; Michael A. Strauss; Hajime Sugai; Akitoshi Ueda; Shiang-Yu Wang; Rosemary Wyse; Nadia Zakamska
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A spectrograph instrument concept for the Prime Focus Spectrograph (PFS) on Subaru Telescope
Author(s): Sébastien Vivès; David Le Mignant; Fabrice Madec; Marc Jaquet; Eric Prieto; Laurent Martin; Olivier Le Fèvre; James Gunn; Michael Carr; Stephen Smee; Robert Barkhouser; Hajime Sugai; Naoyuki Tamura
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MEGARA: the future optical IFU and multi-object spectrograph for the 10.4m GTC telescope
Author(s): A. Gil de Paz; E. Carrasco ; J. Gallego ; F. M. Sánchez ; J. M. Vílchez Medina; M. L. García-Vargas; X. Arrillaga; M. A. Carrera; A. Castillo-Morales; E. Castillo-Domínguez; R. Cedazo; C. Eliche-Moral; D. Ferrusca; E. González-Guardia; M. Maldonado; R. A. Marino; I. Martínez-Delgado; I. Morales Durán; E. Mújica; S. Pascual; A. Pérez-Calpena; A. Sánchez-Penim; E. Sánchez-Blanco; F. Serena; S. Tulloch; V. Villar; J. Zamorano ; D. Barrado y Naváscues; E. Bertone; N. Cardiel; A. Cava; J. Cenarro; M. Chávez; M. García; J. Guichard; R. Gúzman; A. Herrero; N. Huélamo; D. Hughes; J. Iglesias; J. Jiménez-Vicente; A. L. Aguerri; D. Mayya; J. M. Abreu; M. Mollá; C. Muñoz-Tuñón; S. Peimbert; M. Peimbert; P. G. Pérez-González; E. Pérez Montero; M. Rodríguez; J. M. Rodríguez-Espinosa; L. Rodríguez-Merino; D. Rosa; J. Sánchez-Almeida; C. Sánchez Contreras; Patricia Sánchez-Blázquez; S. Sánchez; A. Sarajedini; S. Silich; S. Simón; G. Tenorio-Tagle; E. Terlevich; R. Terlevich; I. Trujillo; Y. Tsamis; O. Vega
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FOCCoS for Subaru PFS
Author(s): Antonio Cesar de Oliveira; Ligia Souza de Oliveira; Marcio V. de Arruda; Jesulino Bispo dos Santos; Lucas Souza Marrara; Vanessa Bawden de Paula Macanhan; João Batista de Carvalho Oliveira; Rodrigo de Paiva Vilaça; Tania Pereira Dominici; Laerte Sodré; Claudia Mendes de Oliveira; Hiroshi Karoji; Hajime Sugai; Atsushi Shimono; Naoyuki Tamura; Naruhisa Takato; Akitoshi Ueda
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The development of WIFIS: a wide integral field infrared spectrograph
Author(s): Suresh Sivanandam; Richard C. Y. Chou; Dae-Sik Moon; Ke Ma; Maxwell Millar-Blanchaer; Stephen S. Eikenberry; Moo-Young Chun; Sang Chul Kim; Steven N. Raines; Joshua Eisner
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OSIRIS tunable imager and spectrograph for the GTC: from design to commissioning
Author(s): Beatriz Sánchez; Marta Aguiar-González; Roberto Barreto; Santiago Becerril; Joss Bland-Hawthorn; Angel Bongiovanni; Jordi Cepa; Santiago Correa; Oscar Chapa; Alessandro Ederoclite; Carlos Espejo; Alejandro Farah; Ana Belén Fragoso; Patricia Fernández; Rubén Flores; F. Javier Fuentes; Fernando Gago; Fernando Garfias; José Vicente Gigante; Jesús González; Victor González-Escalera; Belén Hernández; Elvio Hernandez; Alberto Herrera; Guillermo Herrera; Enrique Joven; Rosalia Langarica; Gerardo Lara; José Carlos López; Roberto López; Carmelo Militellon; Heidy Moreno; Lorenzo Peraza; Angeles Pérez; Jaime Pérez; José Luis Rasilla; Josefina Rosich; Carlos Tejada; Silvio Tinoco; Txinto Vaz; Alejandro Villegas
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BATMAN: a DMD-based MOS demonstrator on Galileo Telescope
Author(s): Frédéric Zamkotsian; Paolo Spanò; William Bon; Marco Riva; Patrick Lanzoni; Luciano Nicastro; Emilio Molinari; Rosario Cosentino; Adriano Ghedina; Manuel Gonzalez; Paolo Di Marcantonio; Igor Coretti; Roberto Cirami; Marco Manetta; Filippo Zerbi; Daniela Tresoldi; Luca Valenziano
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The design of the MOONS-VLT spectrometer
Author(s): E. Oliva; E. Diolaiti; B. Garilli; R. Gratton; D. Lorenzetti; P. Schipani; S. Scuderi; E. Vanzella; M. Cirasuolo; J. Afonso; R. Bender; P. Bonifacio; L. Kaper; L. Vanzi; C. Baffa; A. Bianco; C. Bonoli; F. Bortoletto; P. Bruno; L. Carbonaro; M. Centrone; G. Cresci; V. De Caprio; C. Del Vecchio; P. Di Marcantonio; A. Di Paola; F. D'Alessio; M. D'Alessandro; S. D'Orsi; G. Falcini; D. Ferruzzi; A. Fontana; I. Foppiani; M. Fumana; E. Giani; F. Leone; G. Li Causi; M. Lombini; R. Maiolino; F. Mannucci; L. Marty; L. Miglietta; M. Munari; R. Navarro; L. Origlia; L. Paioro; F. Pedichini; J. Pragt; S. Randich; M. Scodeggio; P. Spanò; R. Speziali; R. Stuik; A. Tozzi; F. Vitali
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MOHAWK: a 4000-fiber positioner for DESpec
Author(s): Will Saunders; Greg Smith; James Gilbert; Rolf Muller; Michael Goodwin; Nick Staszak; Jurek Brzeski; Stan Miziarski; Matthew Colless
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High resolution spectrograph for the 4MOST facility
Author(s): Shan Mignot; Jean-Philippe Amans; Mathieu Cohen; David Horville; Pascal Jagourel
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M2FS: the Michigan/Magellan Fiber System
Author(s): Mario Mateo; John I. Bailey; Jeffrey Crane; Stephen Shectman; Ian Thompson; Ian Roederer; Bruce Bigelow; Steve Gunnels
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The metrology cameras for Subaru PFS and FMOS
Author(s): Shiang-Yu Wang; Yen-Shan Hu; Chi-Hung Yan; Yin-Chang Chang; Naoyuki Tamura; Naruhisa Takato; Atsushi Shimono; Jennifer Karr; Youichi Ohyama; Hsin-Yo Chen; Hung-Hsu Ling; Hiroshi Karoji; Hajime Sugai; Akitoshi Ueda
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A series of detector systems for MUSE
Author(s): J. L. Lizon; A. Kelz; C. Dupuy; M. Accardo; R. Reiss; S. Deiries; T. Fechner; M. Srivastava; O. Streicher; P. Weilbacher; Renate Hinterschuster
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VIRUS spectrograph assembly and alignment procedures
Author(s): Travis Prochaska; Richard D. Allen; Emily Boster; D. L. DePoy; Benjamin Herbig; Gary J. Hill; Hanshin Lee; Jennifer L. Marshall; Emily C. Martin; William Meador; Jean-Philippe Rheault; Sarah E. Tuttle; Brian L. Vattiat
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Integrating BigBOSS with the Mayall Telescope
Author(s): Robert Besuner; Chris Bebek; Arjun Dey; Will Goble; Dick Joyce; Michael E. Levi; Kevin Reil; David Schlegel; Michael Sholl
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Hector: a high-multiplex survey instrument for spatially resolved galaxy spectroscopy
Author(s): Jon Lawrence; Joss Bland-Hawthorn; Julia Bryant; Jurek Brzeski; Matthew Colless; Scott Croom; Luke Gers; James Gilbert; Peter Gillingham; Michael Goodwin; Jeroen Heijmans; Anthony Horton; Mike Ireland; Stan Miziarski; Will Saunders; Greg Smith
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A fast new cadioptric design for fiber-fed spectrographs
Author(s): Will Saunders
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MEGARA spectrograph for the GTC: mechanical and opto-mechanical design
Author(s): Manuel Maldonado Medina; María Luisa García-Vargas; Armando Gil de Paz; Ernesto Sánchez-Blanco Mancera; Ana Pérez Calpena; Jesús Gallego Maestro; Esperanza Carrasco Licea; Francisco M. Sánchez Moreno; José M. Vílchez Medina
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The Dark Energy Spectrometer: a potential multi-fiber instrument for the Blanco 4-meter Telescope
Author(s): J. L. Marshall; Stephen M. Kent; H. Thomas Diehl; Brenna L. Flaugher; Joshua Frieman; Richard G. Kron; D. L. DePoy; Matthew Colless; Will Saunders; Greg A. Smith; Ofer Lahav; Filipe Abdalla; David Brooks; Peter Doel; Donnacha Kirk; James Annis; Huan Lin; John P. Marriner; Stephanie Jouvel; Michael D. Seiffert
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MIRADAS for the Gran Telescopio Canarias: system overview
Author(s): S. S. Eikenberry; J. G. Bennett; B. Chinn; H. V. Donoso; S. A. Eikenberry; E. Ettedgui; A. Fletcher; Raymond Frommeyer; A. Garner; M. Herlevich; N. Lasso; P. Miller; S. Mullin; C. Murphey; S. N. Raines; C. Packham; S. Schofield; R. D. Stelter; F. Varosi; C. Vega; C. Warner; Francisco Garzón; J. Rosich; J. M. Gomez; J. Sabater; C. Vilar; J. Torra; J. Gallego; N. Cardiel; C. Eliche; S. Pascual; O. Ballester; J. M. Illa; J. Jimenez; L. Cardiel-Sas; J. Galipienzo; M. A. Carrera; P. Hammersley; S. Cuevas
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MIRADAS control system
Author(s): Josefina Rosich Minguell; Francisco Garzón Lopez
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MEGARA spectrograph optics
Author(s): E. Carrasco; E. Sánchez-Blanco; M. L. García-Vargas; A. Gil de Paz; G. Páez; J. Gallego; F. M. Sánchez; J. M. Vílchez
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Hyper Suprime-Cam: conceptual design to introduce spectroscopic mode
Author(s): Yutaka Komiyama; Yoko Tanaka; Satoshi Miyazaki; Satoshi Kawanomoto; Yukiko Kamata; Hidehiko Nakaya; Yoshiyuki Obuchi; Fumihiro Uraguchi; Yousuke Utsumi
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MEGARA focal plane subsystems
Author(s): A. Pérez-Calpena; X. Arrillaga; A. Gil de Paz; E. Sánchez-Blanco; M. L. García-Vargas; M. A. Carrera; J. Gallego; E. Carrasco; F. M. Sanchez; J. M. Vílchez
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The influence of motion and stress on optical fibers
Author(s): Jeremy D. Murphy; Gary J. Hill; Phillip J. MacQueen; Trey Taylor; Ian Soukup; Walter Moreira; Mark E. Cornell; John Good; Seth Anderson; Lindsay Fuller; Hanshin Lee; Andreas Kelz; Marc Rafal; Tom Rafferty; Sarah Tuttle; Brian Vattiat
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An adjustable slit mechanism for a fiber-fed multi-object spectrograph
Author(s): John I. Bailey; Mario L. Mateo; Alan P. Bagish; Jeffrey D. Crane; Colin T. Slater
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Methods for evaluating the performance of volume phase holographic gratings for the VIRUS spectrograph array
Author(s): Taylor S. Chonis; Gary J. Hill; J. Christopher Clemens; Bart Dunlap; Hanshin Lee
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VIRUS-W: commissioning and first-year results of a new integral field unit spectrograph dedicated to the study of spiral galaxy bulges
Author(s): Maximilian H. Fabricius; Frank Grupp; Ralf Bender; Niv Drory; Jim Arns; Stuart Barnes; Claus Gössl; Jan Snigula; Gary J. Hill; Ulrich Hopp; Florian Lang-Bardl; Phillip J. MacQueen; Roberto Saglia; Philipp Wullstein
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Integrating the HERMES spectrograph for the AAT
Author(s): Jeroen Heijmans; Martin Asplund; Sam Barden; Michael Birchall; Daniela Carollo; Joss Bland-Hawthorn; Jurek Brzeski; Scott Case; Vladimir Churilov; Matthew Colless; Robert Dean; Gayandhi De Silva; Tony Farrell; Kristin Fiegert; Kenneth Freeman; Luke Gers; Michael Goodwin; Doug Gray; Ron Heald; Anthony Heng; Damien Jones; Chiaki Kobayashi; Urs Klauser; Yuriy Kondrat; Jon Lawrence; Steve Lee; Darren Mathews; Don Mayfield; Stan Miziarski; Guy J. Monnet; Rolf Muller; Naveen Pai; Robert Patterson; Ed Penny; David Orr; Andrew Sheinis; Keith Shortridge; Scott Smedley; Greg Smith; Darren Stafford; Nicholas Staszak; Minh Vuong; Lewis Waller; Denis Whittard; Elisabeth Wylie de Boer; Pascal Xavier; Jessica Zheng; Ross Zhelem; Daniel Zucker
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LUCI in the sky: performance and lessons learned in the first two years of near-infrared multi-object spectroscopy at the LBT
Author(s): Peter Buschkamp; Walter Seifert; Kai Polsterer; Reiner Hofmann; Hans Gemperlein; Reinhard Lederer; Michael Lehmitz; Vianak Naranjo; Nancy Ageorges; Jaron Kurk; Frank Eisenhauer; Sebastian Rabien; Mathias Honsberg; Reinhard Genzel
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The VIMOS upgrade programme
Author(s): Peter Hammersley; Hans Dekker; Fernando Selman; Paul Bristow; Pierre Bourget; Roland Brast; Roberto Castillo; Mark Downing; Cesar Enrique Garcia-Dabo; Nicholas Haddad; Michael Hilker; Carlo Izzo; Jean-Louis Lizon; Christian Lucuix; Vincenzo Mainieri; Steffen Mieske; Dan Popovic; Claudio Reinero; Marina Rejkuba; Chester Rojas; Ruben Sanchez-Janssen; Alain Smette; Josefina Urrutia Del Rio; Javier Valenzuela; Burkhard Wolff
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Integration status of the configurable slit unit for GTC-EMIR
Author(s): M. Teuwen; H. Janssen; J. M. Casalta; F. Garzón Lopez
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Vacuum and cryogenic system for the MUSE detectors
Author(s): J. L. Lizon; M. Accardo; Domingo Gojak; Roland Reiss; Lothar Kern
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4MOST spectral data simulation
Author(s): Paola Sartoretti; Nicolas Leclerc; Jakob Walcher; Elisabetta Caffau; Luca Sbordone; Philippe Laporte
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The measuring apparatus research for BigBOSS fiber-positioner
Author(s): Zengxiang Zhou; Michael Sholl; Christoph Schenk; Joe Silber; Chris Bebek; Chao Zhai
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Fore-optics of the MUSE instrument
Author(s): L. Parès; P. Couderc; M. Dupieux; T. Gharsa; M. Larrieu; H. Valentin; G. Gallou; R. Bacon; F. Laurent; M. Loupias; J. Kosmalski
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Initial results from VIRUS production spectrographs
Author(s): Sarah E. Tuttle; Richard D. Allen; Taylor S. Chonis; Mark E. Cornell; Darren L. DePoy; Gary J. Hill; Hanshin Lee; Jennifer L. Marshall; Travis Prochaska; Marc D. Rafal; Richard D. Savage; Brian L. Vattiat
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Development and performance of the MUSE calibration unit
Author(s): Andreas Kelz; Svend-Marian Bauer; Thomas Hahn; Thomas Jahn; Johan Kosmalski; Florence Laurent; Uwe Laux; Marie Larrieu; Magali Loupias; Jean-Christophe Olaya; Emil Popow; Martin M. Roth; Mudit Srivastava; Ole Streicher; Peter Weilbacher; Roland M. Bacon
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Performance of the main instrument structure and the optical relay system of MUSE
Author(s): Harald E. Nicklas; Heiko Anwand; Andreas Fleischmann; Christof Köhler; Wenli Xu; Walter Seifert; Florence Laurent
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MUSE instrument global performance test
Author(s): M. Loupias; J. Kosmalski; L. Adjali; R. Bacon; D. Boudon; L. Brotons; P. Caillier; L. Capoani; E. Daguisé; A. Jarno; G. Hansali; A. Kelz; F. Laurent; J. E. Migniau; A. Pécontal-Rousset; L. Piqueras; A. Remillieux; E. Renault; O. Streicher; P. Weilbacher; G. Zins
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The impact of surface-polish on the angular and wavelength dependence of fiber focal ratio degradation
Author(s): Arthur D. Eigenbrot; Matthew A. Bershady; Corey M. Wood
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MUSE optical alignment procedure
Author(s): Florence Laurent; Edgard Renault; Magali Loupias; Johan Kosmalski; Heiko Anwand; Roland Bacon; Didier Boudon; Patrick Caillier; Eric Daguisé; Jean-Pierre Dubois; Christophe Dupuy; Andreas Kelz; Jean-Louis Lizon; Harald Nicklas; Laurent Parès; Alban Remillieux; Walter Seifert; Hervé Valentin; Wenli Xu
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Cryostat and CCD for MEGARA at GTC
Author(s): E. Castillo-Domínguez; D. Ferrusca Rodríguez; S. Tulloch; M. Velázquez; E. Carrasco; J. Gallego; A. Gil de Paz; F. M. Sánchez; J. M. Vílchez Medina
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A wide field corrector concept including an atmospheric dispersion corrector for the ESO-NTT
Author(s): Frank Grupp; Florian Lang-Bardl; Ralf Bender
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The LAMOST low resolution spectrograph stability performance
Author(s): YongHui Hou; Lei Wang; Zhongwen Hu; Jianing Wang; Zhen Tang; Mingda Jiang; Yongtian Zhu
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A fibre positioner solution for the 4MOST instrument
Author(s): Florian Lang-Bardl; Ralf Bender; Frank Grupp; Marco Häuser; Hans-Joachim Hess; Veronika Junk; Ralf Kosyra; Bernard Muschielok; Josef Richter; Jörg Schlichter; Christoph Schwab
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Hyper Suprime-Cam: the control system
Author(s): Yousuke Utsumi; Satoshi Kawanomoto; Philip Tait; Eric Jeschke; Hisanori Furusawa; Yukiko Kamata; Michitaro Koike; Yutaka Komiyama; Satoshi Miyazaki; Tomoki Morokuma; Hidehiko Nakaya; Fumihiro Uraguchi; Fumiaki Nakata
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Hyper Suprime-Cam: filter exchange unit and shutter
Author(s): Fumihiro Uraguchi; Shiang-Yu Wang; Yutaka Komiyama; Eric J. Y. Liaw; Chi-Fang Chiu; Hsin-Yo Chen; Cheng-Lin Ho; Tsang-Chih Lai; Yao-Cheng Lee; Dun-Zen Jeng; Satoru Iwamura; Yukiko Kamata; Satoshi Kawanomoto; Satoshi Miyazaki; Tomoki Morokuma; Hidehiko Nakaya; Yousuke Utsumi
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VXMS: the VISTA extreme multiplex spectrograph
Author(s): Robert Content; Tom Shanks; Ray Sharples; David Bramall; Will Percival
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BigBOSS: a stage IV dark energy redshift survey
Author(s): Michael J. Sholl; Mark R. Ackerman; Chris Bebek; Robert Besuner; Arjun Dey; Jerry Edelstein; Patrick Jelinsky; Michael L. Lampton; Michael E. Levi; Ming Liang; Paul Perry; Natalie Roe; Joseph Silber; David Schlegel
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The BigBOSS spectrograph
Author(s): Patrick Jelinsky; Chris Bebek; Robert Besuner; Pierre-Henri Carton; Jerry Edelstein; Michael Lampton; Michael E. Levi; Claire Poppett; Eric Prieto; David Schlegel; Michael Sholl
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LSST camera optics design
Author(s): Scot S. Olivier; Vincent J. Riot; David K. Gilmore; Brian Bauman; Steve Pratuch; Lynn Seppala; John Ku; Martin Nordby; Mike Foss; Pierre Antilogus; Nazario Morgado; Benoit Sassolas; Raffaele Flaminio; Christophe Michel
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Wide-field photometry at 20 Hz for the TAOS II Project
Author(s): John C. Geary; Shiang-Yu Wang; Matthew J. Lehner; Paul Jorden; Martin Fryer
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The PAU camera and the PAU survey at the William Herschel Telescope
Author(s): Francisco J. Castander; Otger Ballester; Anne Bauer; Laia Cardiel-Sas; Jorge Carretero; Ricard Casas; Javier Castilla; Martin Crocce; Manuel Delfino; Martin Eriksen; Enrique Fernández; Pablo Fosalba; Juan García-Bellido; Enrique Gaztañaga; Ferran Grañena; Carles Hernández; Jorge Jiménez; Luis López; Pol Martí; Ramon Miquel; Christian Neissner; Cristobal Padilla; Cristobal Pío; Rafael Ponce; Eusebio Sanchez; Santiago Serrano; Ignacio Sevilla; Nadia Tonello; Juan de Vicente
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A 3 degree prime focus field for the AAT
Author(s): Peter Gillingham
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Assembly, alignment, and testing of the DECam wide field corrector optics
Author(s): Peter Doel; David Brooks; Michelle L. Antonik; Brenna L. Flaugher; Andrew Stefanik; Stephen M. Kent; Gaston Gutierrez; Herman P. Cease; Timothy M. Abbott; Alistair R. Walker; Darren L. DePoy; Rebecca A. Bernstein; Sue Worswick
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Design of the KMTNet large format CCD camera
Author(s): Bruce Atwood; Thomas P. O'Brien; Christopher Colarosa; Jerry Mason; Mark O. Johnson; Dan Pappalardo; Mark Derwent; Skip Schaller; Chung-Uk Lee; Seung-Lee Kim; Byeong-Gon Park; Sang-Mok Cha; Paul Jorden; Steve Darby; Alex Walker; Ryan Renshaw
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T80Cam: the wide field camera for the OAJ 83-cm telescope
Author(s): A. Marin-Franch; K. Taylor; J. Cepa; R. Laporte; A. J. Cenarro; S. Chueca; D. Cristobal-Hornillos; A. Ederoclite; N. Gruel; J. Hernández-Fuertes; A. López-Sainz; R. Luis-Simoes; M. Moles; F. Rueda-Teruel; S. Rueda-Teruel; J. Varela; A. Yanes-Díaz; N. Benitez; R. Dupke; A. Fernández-Soto; C. Mendes de Oliveira; G. Sims; L. Sodré; K. Toerne
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Transport and installation of the Dark Energy Survey CCD imager
Author(s): Greg Derylo; Edward Chi; H. Thomas Diehl; Juan Estrada; Brenna Flaugher; Ken Schultz
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Square-core bundles for astronomical imaging
Author(s): Julia J. Bryant; Joss Bland-Hawthorn
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KWFC: four square degrees camera for the Kiso Schmidt Telescope
Author(s): Shigeyuki Sako; Tsutomu Aoki; Mamoru Doi; Nobuyuki Ienaka; Naoto Kobayashi; Noriyuki Matsunaga; Hiroyuki Mito; Takashi Miyata; Tomoki Morokuma; Yoshikazu Nakada; Takao Soyano; Ken'ichi Tarusawa; Satoshi Miyazaki; Fumiaki Nakata; Norio Okada; Yuki Sarugaku; Michael W. Richmond
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Spectrophotometric calibration system for DECam
Author(s): J.-P. Rheault; D. L. DePoy; J. L. Marshall; T. Prochaska; R. Allen; J. Wise; E. Martin; P. Williams
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Test benches facilities for PAUCam: CCDs and filters characterization
Author(s): Jorge Jiménez; Otger Ballester; Laia Cardiel-Sas; Ricard Casas; Javier Castilla; Ferran Grañena; Juan de Vicente; Marino Maiorino; Ignacio Sevilla
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Focus and alignment of the Dark Energy Camera using out-of-focus stars
Author(s): Aaron Roodman
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Development of MIMIZUKU: a mid-infrared multi-field imager for 6.5-m TAO telescope
Author(s): Takafumi Kamizuka; Takashi Miyata; Shigeyuki Sako; Tomohiko Nakamura; Kentaro Asano; Mizuho Uchiyama; Kazushi Okada; Takashi Onaka; Itsuki Sakon; Hirokazu Kataza; Yuki Sarugaku; Yuzuru Yoshii; Mamoru Doi; Kotaro Kohno; Kimiaki Kawara; Masuo Tanaka; Kentaro Motohara; Toshihiko Tanabe; Takeo Minezaki; Tomoki Morokuma; Yoichi Tamura; Tsutomu Aoki; Takao Soyano; Ken'ichi Tarusawa; Natsuko Kato; Masahiro Konishi; Hidenori Takahashi; Shintaro Koshida; Ken Tateuchi; Toshihiro Handa
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Hyper Suprime-Cam: implementation and performance of the cryogenic dewar
Author(s): Yoshiyuki Obuchi; Yutaka Komiyama; Yukiko Kamata; Satoshi Kawanomoto; Satoshi Miyazaki; Tomoki Morokuma; Hidehiko Nakaya; Fumihiro Uraguchi; Yosuke Utsumi
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The test of the 10k x 10k CCD for Antarctic Survey Telescopes (AST3)
Author(s): Bin Ma; Zhaohui Shang; Lifan Wang; Kasey Boggs; Yi Hu; Qiang Liu; Qian Song; Suijian Xue
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Commissioning and initial performance of the Dark Energy Camera liquid nitrogen cooling system
Author(s): H. Cease; D. DePoy; G. Derylo; H. T. Diehl; J. Estrada; B. Flaugher; K. Kuk; S. Kuhlmann; A. Lathrop; K. Schultz; R. J. Reinert; R. L. Schmitt; A. Stefanik; A. Zhao
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Multi-purpose grating spectrograph for the 4-meter European Solar Telescope
Author(s): A. Calcines; M. Collados; A. Feller; B. Gelly; B. Grauf; J. Hirzberger; A. López Ariste; R. L. Lopez; P. Mein; F. Sayéde
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Development and produce of ground-based reflecting coronagraph for solar applications
Author(s): Pavel G. Papushev; Sergey A. Chuprakov
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Wide-field Solc-type birefringent filter
Author(s): Valery I. Skomorovsky; Galina I. Kushtal; Valery P. Sadokhin
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A broad band imager for the European Solar Telescope
Author(s): Matteo Munari; Salvatore Scuderi; Massimo Cecconi
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Preliminary design of the visible spectro-polarimeter for the Advanced Technology Solar Telescope
Author(s): Alfred G. de Wijn; Roberto Casini; Peter G. Nelson; Pei Huang
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The S4I prototype: a beam-slicer system dedicated to the new generation multichannel subtractive double pass for EST imaging spectropolarimetry
Author(s): Frédéric Sayède; Pierre Mein; Jean-Philippe Amans; Jacques Moity
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Polarimeter with a high-speed rotating waveplate for the solar observation
Author(s): Yoichiro Hanaoka
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Design and status of an optical and near-infrared spectrometer for the IRSF 1.4m Telescope
Author(s): Takahiro Nagayama; Mikio Kurita; Masaru Kino; Daisuke Mori; Takuma Kokusho
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Design, testing, and performance of the Hobby Eberly Telescope prime focus instrument package
Author(s): Brian Vattiat; Gary J. Hill; Hanshin Lee; Dave M. Perry; Marc D. Rafal; Tom Rafferty; Richard Savage; Charles A. Taylor; Walter Moreira; Michael Smith
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An optical and near-infrared multipurpose instrument HONIR
Author(s): Kiyoshi Sakimoto; Hiroshi Akitaya; Takuya Yamashita; Koji S. Kawabata; Hidehiko Nakaya; Hisashi Miyamoto; Tatsuya Harao; Ryosuke Itoh; Risako Matsui; Yuki Moritani; Asami Nakashima; Takashi Ohsugi; Mahito Sasada; Katsutoshi Takaki; Issei Ueno; Takahiro Ui; Takeshi Urano; Michitoshi Yoshida
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Preliminary design of a multi-slit image slicer for EST
Author(s): A. Calcines; R. L. López; M. Collados
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HELLRIDE: a new interferometric multiline instrument for the analysis of the solar atmosphere
Author(s): J. Staiger
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PICARD SOL mission, a ground-based facility for long-term solar radius measurement
Author(s): M. Meftah; A. Irbah; T. Corbard; F. Morand; G. Thuillier; A. Hauchecorne; R. Ikhlef; M. Rouze; C. Renaud; D. Djafer; S. Abbaki; P. Assus; B. Chauvineau; E. M. Cissé; F. Dalaudier; Eric D'Almeida; M. Fodil; F. Laclare; P. Lesueur; M. Lin; J. P. Marcovici; G. Poiet
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The visible tunable filtergraph for the ATST
Author(s): T. J. Kentischer; W. Schmidt; O. von der Lühe; M. Sigwarth; A. Bell; C. Halbgewachs; A. Fischer
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The chromosphere and prominence magnetometer
Author(s): Alfred G. de Wijn; Christian Bethge; Steven Tomczyk; Scott McIntosh
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GREGOR Fabry-Pérot interferometer: status report and prospects
Author(s): Klaus G. Puschmann; Horst Balthasar; Christian Beck; Rohan E Louis; Emil Popow; Thomas Seelemann; Reiner Volkmer; Manfred Woche; Carsten Denker
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The Large-Scale Polarization Explorer (LSPE)
Author(s): S. Aiola; G. Amico; P. Battaglia; E. Battistelli; A. Baù; P. de Bernardis; M. Bersanelli; A. Boscaleri; F. Cavaliere; A. Coppolecchia; A. Cruciani; F. Cuttaia; A. D' Addabbo; G. D' Alessandro; S. De Gregori; F. Del Torto; M. De Petris; L. Fiorineschi; C. Franceschet; E. Franceschi; M. Gervasi; D. Goldie; A. Gregorio; V. Haynes; N. Krachmalnicoff; L. Lamagna; B. Maffei; D. Maino; S. Masi; A. Mennella; G. Morgante; F. Nati; M. W. Ng; L. Pagano; A. Passerini; O. Peverini; F. Piacentini; L. Piccirillo; G. Pisano; S. Ricciardi; P. Rissone; G. Romeo; M. Salatino; M. Sandri; A. Schillaci; L. Stringhetti; A. Tartari; R. Tascone; L. Terenzi; M. Tomasi; E. Tommasi; F. Villa; G. Virone; S. Withington; A. Zacchei; M. Zannoni
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NIMBUS: the Near-infrared Multi-Band Ultraprecise Spectroimager for SOFIA
Author(s): Michael W. McElwain; Avi Mandell; Bruce Woodgate; David S. Spiegel; Nikku Madhusudhan; Edward Amatucci; Cullen Blake; Jason Budinoff; Adam Burgasser; Adam Burrows; Mark Clampin; Charlie Conroy; L. Drake Deming; Edward Dunham; Roger Foltz; Qian Gong; Heather Knutson; Theodore Muench; Ruth Murray-Clay; Hume Peabody; Bernard Rauscher; Stephen Rinehart; Geronimo Villanueva
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A coherent polarimeter array for the Large Scale Polarization Explorer (LSPE) balloon experiment
Author(s): M. Bersanelli; A. Mennella; G. Morgante; M. Zannoni; G. Addamo; A. Baschirotto; P. Battaglia; A. Baù; B. Cappellini; F. Cavaliere; F. Cuttaia; F. Del Torto; S. Donzelli; Z. Farooqui; M. Frailis; C. Franceschet; E. Franceschi; T. Gaier; S. Galeotta; M. Gervasi; A. Gregorio; P. Kangaslahti; N. Krachmalnicoff; C. Lawrence; G. Maggio; R. Mainini; D. Maino; N. Mandolesi; B. Paroli; A. Passerini; O. A. Peverini; S. Poli; S. Ricciardi; M. Rossetti; M. Sandri; M. Seiffert; L. Stringhetti; A. Tartari; R. Tascone; D. Tavagnacco; L. Terenzi; M. Tomasi; E. Tommasi; F. Villa; Gi. Virone; A. Zacchei
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Preflight performance of the Echelon-Cross-Echelle spectrograph for SOFIA
Author(s): Curtis DeWitt; Matthew J. Richter; Mark E. McKelvey; Andreas Seifahrt; Michael Case; Joseph Barthel; Peter Zell; Dana Lynch
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Development of a new calibration method for ground-based Paschen-alpha imaging data
Author(s): Ken Tateuchi; Kentaro Motohara; Masahiro Konishi; Hidenori Takahashi; Natsuko Kato; Ryou Ohsawa; Kitagawa Yutaro; Yuzuru Yoshii; Mamoru Doi; Toshihiro Handa; Kotaro Kohno; Kimiaki Kawara; Masuo Tanaka; Takashi Miyata; Takeo Minezaki; Shigeyuki Sako; Toshihiko Tanabe; Tomoki Morokuma; Yoichi Tamura; Tsutomu Aoki; Takao Soyano; Ken'ichi Tarusawa; Shintaro Koshida; Takafumi Kamizuka; Tomohiko Nakamura; Kentaro Asano; Mizuho Uchiyama
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DiffRACT: differential remapped aperture coronagraphic telescope
Author(s): F. Allouche; M. Hadjara; Y. Kok; F. Vakili; L. Abe; P. M. Gori
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Modified modular imaging system designed for a sounding rocket experiment
Author(s): Todd J. Veach; Paul A. Scowen; Matthew Beasley; Shouleh Nikzad
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Key science drivers for MICHI: a mid-IR instrument concept for the TMT
Author(s): Chris Packham; M. Honda; M. Richter; Y. K. Okamoto; H. Kataza; T. Onaka; T. Fujiyoshi; A. Tokunaga; M. Chun; A. Alonso-Herrero; J. Carr; M. Chiba; K Enya; H. Fujiwara; P Gandhi; M. Imanishi; K. Ichikawa; Y. Ita; N. Kawakatsu; T. Kotani; N. Levenson; T. Matsuo; M. Matsuura; T. Minezaki; J. Najita; N. Oi; T. Ootsubo; I. Sakon; M. Takami; C. Telesco; C. M. Wright; T. Yamashita
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Modelling complex phenomena in optical fibres
Author(s): Jeremy Allington-Smith; Graham Murray; Ulrike Lemke
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MANIFEST instrument concept and related technologies
Author(s): Michael Goodwin; Jurek Brzeski; Scott Case; Matthew Colless; Tony Farrell; Luke Gers; James Gilbert; Jeroen Heijmans; Andrew Hopkins; Jon Lawrence; Stan Miziarski; Guy Monnet; Rolf Muller; Will Saunders; Greg Smith; Julia Tims; Lewis Waller
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Modelling the application of integrated photonic spectrographs to astronomy
Author(s): R. J. Harris; J. R. Allington-Smith
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Multi-object spectroscopy with the European ELT: scientific synergies between EAGLE and EVE
Author(s): C. J. Evans; B. Barbuy; P. Bonifacio; F. Chemla; J.-G. Cuby; G. B. Dalton; Ben Davies; Karen Disseau; K. Dohlen; H. Flores; E. Gendron; I. Guinouard; F. Hammer; P. Hastings; D. Horville; P. Jagourel; L. Kaper; P. Laporte; D. Lee; S. L. Morris; T. Morris; R. Myers; R. Navarro; P. Parr-Burman; P. Petitjean; M. Puech; Emmanuel Rollinde; G. Rousset; H. Schnetler; N. Welikala; M. Wells; Y. Yang
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Characterizing the red optical sky background fluctuations from narrow-band imaging
Author(s): M. Puech; H. Flores; Y. B. Yang; M. Rodrigues; T. Gonçalves; F. Hammer; K. Disseau
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Optomechanical design concept for GMACS: a wide-field multi-object moderate resolution optical spectrograph for the Giant Magellan Telescope (GMT)
Author(s): Stephen A. Smee; Travis Prochaska; Stephen A. Shectman; Randolph P. Hammond; Robert H. Barkhouser; D. L. DePoy; J. L. Marshall
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Sorption-based vibration-free cooler for the METIS instrument on E-ELT
Author(s): H. J. M. ter Brake; Y. Wu; D. R. Zalewski; C. H. Vermeer; H. J. Holland; J. Doornink; B. Benthem; E. Boom
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Design and development of SWIMS: a near-infrared multi-object spectrograph for the University of Tokyo Atacama Observatory
Author(s): Masahiro Konishi; Kentaro Motohara; Hidenori Takahashi; Ken Tateuchi; Yutaro Kitagawa; Natsuko Kato; Tsutomu Aoki; Mamoru Doi; Toshihiro Handa; Takafumi Kamizuka; Kimiaki Kawara; Kotaro Kohno; Shintaro Koshida; Takeo Minezaki; Takashi Miyata; Tomoki Morokuma; Shigeyuki Sako; Takao Soyano; Yoichi Tamura; Toshihiko Tanabe; Masuo Tanaka; Ken'ichi Tarusawa; Yuzuru Yoshii
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Variation of the near-IR sky continuum background from long-slit spectroscopy
Author(s): Y. B. Yang; M. Puech; H. Flores; F. Hammer; M. Rodrigues; K. Disseau
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VIENTOS: a feasibility study of innovative pupil systems for the new generation of instruments in the large telescopes
Author(s): M. L. García-Vargas; A. Pérez-Calpena; J. Gallego; A. Gil de Paz; E. Sánchez-Blanco; I. Martínez-Delgado; M. Maldonado Medina; J. Zamorano Calvo
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GMTNIRS (Giant Magellan Telescope Near-Infrared Spectrograph): structural-mechanical design
Author(s): Timothy A. Beets; Joseph H. Beno; Moo-Young Chun; Sungho Lee; Chan Park; Marc Rafal; Michael S. Worthington; In-Soo Yuk
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Conceptual design of the Coronagraphic High Angular Resolution Imaging Spectrograph (CHARIS) for the Subaru telescope
Author(s): Mary Anne Peters; Tyler Groff; N. Jeremy Kasdin; Michael W. McElwain; Michael Galvin; Michael A. Carr; Robert Lupton; James E. Gunn; Gillian Knapp; Qian Gong; Alexis Carlotti; Timothy Brandt; Markus Janson; Olivier Guyon; Frantz Martinache; Masahiko Hayashi; Naruhisa Takato
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Very high-resolution spectroscopy: the ESPRESSO optical design
Author(s): P. Spanò; B. Delabre; H. Dekker; F. Pepe; F. M. Zerbi; P. Di Marcantonio; S. Cristiani; D. Mégevand
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The GRAVITY Coudé Infrared Adaptive Optics (CIAO) system for the VLT Interferometer
Author(s): S. Kendrew; S. Hippler; W. Brandner; Y. Clénet; C. Deen; E. Gendron; A. Huber; R. Klein; W. Laun; R. Lenzen; V. Naranjo; Udo Neumann; J. Ramos; R.-R. Rohloff; P. Yang; F. Eisenhauer; A. Amorim; K. Perraut; G. Perrin; C. Straubmeier; Enrico Fedrigo; Marcos Suarez Valles
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PlanetCam UPV/EHU: a simultaneous visible and near infrared lucky-imaging camera to study solar system objects
Author(s): Agustin Sanchez-Lavega; J. F. Rojas; R. Hueso; S. Perez-Hoyos; L. de Bilbao; G. Murga; J. Ariño
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NESSI: an optimized Near-Infrared (NIR) Multi-Object Spectrograph (MOS) for exoplanet studies
Author(s): M. J. Creech-Eakman; C. A. Jurgenson; F. G. Santoro; H. Bloemhard; P. J. Boston; P. D. Deroo; M. Hrynevych; S. R. Jimenez; A. M. Olivares; M. Napolitano; C. D. Salcido; L. M. Schmidt; R. Selina; M. R. Swain; G. Vasisht
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Conceptual study for a sub-pupil instrument having 4 high order adaptive optics path for parallel multi-wavelength high contrast imaging, and medium resolution spectrometry
Author(s): Frédéric Y. J. Gonte; Pierre Bourget; Julien Girard; Pierre Haguenauer; Dimitri Mawet
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An echelle spectrograph for precise radial velocity measurements in the near IR
Author(s): A. Berdja; L. Vanzi; A. Jordán; S. Koshida
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Progress on multi-object exoplanet search spectral interferometer
Author(s): Kai Zhang; Yongtian Zhu; Lei Wang; Zhongyu Yue; Yi Chen; Jin Tang; Zhongwen Hu
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Optical design of new generation compact, high resolution and high Doppler precision optical spectrograph
Author(s): Bo Zhao; Jian Ge
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Optical design of a versatile FIRST high-resolution near-IR spectrograph
Author(s): Bo Zhao; Jian Ge
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The SED Machine: a dedicated transient IFU spectrograph
Author(s): Sagi Ben-Ami; Nick Konidaris; Robert Quimby; Jack T.C. Davis; Chow Choong Ngeow; Andreas Ritter; Alexander Rudy
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Simulations of a near-infrared precision radial velocity spectrograph for finding planets around M dwarfs
Author(s): Ryan C Terrien; Chad F. Bender; Suvrath Mahadevan; Lawrence W. Ramsey; Fred R. Hearty; William D Vacca
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KiwiSpec - an advanced spectrograph for high resolution spectroscopy: optical design and variations
Author(s): Stuart I. Barnes; Steve Gibson; Kathryn Nield; Dave Cochrane
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Experimental results on wavefront correction using the self-coherent camera
Author(s): M. Mas; P. Baudoz; J. Mazoyer; R. Galicher; G. Rousset
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Buckling failure of the automated planet finder spectrometer determinate spaceframe
Author(s): Matthew V. Radovan; Gerald F. Cabak
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Coronagraphic focal plane wave-front estimation for exoplanet detection : application to the Roddier & Roddier coronagraph
Author(s): B. Paul; J.-F. Sauvage; L. M. Mugnier; M. N'Diaye; K. Dohlen; M. Ferrari; T. Fusco
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Dark hole and planet detection: laboratory results using the self-coherent camera
Author(s): Pierre Baudoz; Johan Mazoyer; Marion Mas; Raphaël Galicher; Gérard Rousset
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Laboratory test of a polarimetry imaging subtraction system for the high-contrast imaging
Author(s): Jiangpei Dou; Deqing Ren; Yongtian Zhu; Xi Zhang; Rong Li
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A passive cost-effective solution for the high accuracy wavelength calibration of radial velocity spectrographs
Author(s): Françcis Wildi; Bruno Chazelas; Francesco Pepe
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Near-infrared calibration systems for precise radial-velocity measurements
Author(s): Stephen L. Redman; Florian Kerber; Gillian Nave; Suvrath Mahadevan; Lawrence W. Ramsey; Jonathan Smoker; Hans-Ulrich Käufl; P. R. L. Figueira
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Development of the Savart-plate lateral-shearing interferometric nuller for exoplanet (SPLINE)
Author(s): Naoshi Murakami; Manabu Kida; Naoshi Baba; Taro Matsuo; Takayuki Kotani; Hajime Kawahara; Yuka Fujii; Motohide Tamura
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A slitless spectrograph for observing transient events with small telescopes
Author(s): B. E. Zhilyaev; O. V. Sergeev; M. V. Andreev; V. G. Godunova; V. M. Reshetnyk; V. K. Tarady
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Optical fiber modal noise in the 0.8 to 1.5 micron region and implications for near infrared precision radial velocity measurements
Author(s): Keegan S. McCoy; Lawrence Ramsey; Suvrath Mahadevan; Samuel Halverson; Stephen L. Redman
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A diamond AGPM coronagraph for VISIR
Author(s): C. Delacroix; O. Absil; D. Mawet; C. Hanot; M. Karlsson; P. Forsberg; E. Pantin; J. Surdej; S. Habraken
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The IFS of SPHERE: integration and laboratory performances
Author(s): R. Claudi; U. Anselmi; P. Bruno; E. Cascone; A. Costille; V. De Caprio; S. Desidera; E. Giro; R. Gratton; L. Lessio; D. Mesa; S. Scuderi; M. Turatto; F. Wildi; A. Baruffolo; R. Dorn; D. Fantinel; G. Finger; J. L. Lizon; E. Sant'Ambrogio; B. Salasnich; Jl. Beuzit; K. Dohlen; P. Puget; M. Kasper; N. Hubin
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Calibration of an echelle spectrograph with an astro-comb: a laser frequency comb with very high repetition rate
Author(s): David F. Phillips; Alex Glenday; Chih-Hao Li; Gabor Furesz; Andrew J. Benedick; Guoqing Noah Chang; Li-Jin Chen; Sylvain Korzennik; Dimitar Sasselov; Franz X. Kaertner; Andrew Szentgyorgyi; Ronald L. Walsworth
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Development of a new, precise near-infrared Doppler wavelength reference: a fiber Fabry-Perot interferometer
Author(s): Samuel Halverson; Suvrath Mahadevan; Lawrence W Ramsey; Stephen Redman; Gillian Nave; John C Wilson; Fred Hearty; Jon Holtzman
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Design and performance of a new generation, compact, low cost, very high Doppler precision and resolution optical spectrograph
Author(s): Jian Ge; Bo Zhao; Scott Powell; Ji Wang; Adam Fletcher; Liang Chang; John Groot; Xiaoke Wan; Hali Jakeman; Derek Myers; Elliot Grafer; Jian Liu; Frank Varosi; Sidney Schofield; Alexandria Moore; Maria-Ines van Olphen; Jordan Katz; Rory Barnes
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Extreme Doppler precision with octagonal fiber scramblers
Author(s): J. F. P. Spronck; Z. A. Kaplan; D. A. Fischer; C. Schwab; A. E. Szymkowiak
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Stop-less Lyot coronagraph for exoplanet characterization
Author(s): A. Vigan; M. N'Diaye; K. Dohlen
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Performance of the integral field spectrograph for the Gemini Planet Imager
Author(s): Jeffrey K. Chilcote; James E. Larkin; Jérôme Maire; Marshall D. Perrin; Michael P. Fitzgerald; René Doyon; Simon Thibault; Brian Bauman; Bruce A. Macintosh; James R. Graham; Les Saddlemyer
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Green astro-comb for HARPS-N
Author(s): Chih-Hao Li; Alexander G. Glenday; David F. Phillips; Gabor Furesz; Nicholas Langellier; Matthew Webber; Alexander Zibrov; Andrew J. Benedick; Guoqing Chang; Li-Jin Chen; Dimitar Sasselov; Franz Kärtner; Andrew Szentgyorgyi; Ronald L. Walsworth
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Tests of the demodulating CCDs for the SPHERE / ZIMPOL imaging polarimeter
Author(s): Hans-Martin Schmid; Mark Downing; Ronald Roelfsema; Andreas Bazzon; Daniel Gisler; Johan Pragt; Claudio Cumani; Bernardo Salasnich; Alexey Pavlov; Andrea Baruffolo; Jean-Luc Beuzit; Anne Costille; Sebastian Deiries; Kjetil Dohlen; Carsten Dominik; Eddy Elswijk; Markus Feldt; Markus Kasper; David Mouillet; Christian Thalmann; François Wildi
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Fiber scrambling for precise radial velocities at Lick and Keck Observatories
Author(s): J. F. P. Spronck; D. A. Fischer; Z. A. Kaplan; C. Schwab
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Polarimetric performance of the Gemini Planet Imager
Author(s): Sloane J. Wiktorowicz; Max Millar-Blanchaer; Marshall D. Perrin; James R. Graham; Sandrine J. Thomas; Daren Dillon; Michael P. Fitzgerald; Jérôme Maire; Bruce A. Macintosh; Stephen J. Goodsell
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A testbed for simultaneous measurement of fiber near and far-field for the evaluation of fiber scrambling properties
Author(s): Tobias Feger; Anna Brucalassi; Frank U. Grupp; Florian Lang-Bardl; Ronald Holzwarth; Ulrich Hopp; Ralf Bender
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SPHERE / ZIMPOL: characterization of the FLC polarization modulator
Author(s): Andreas Bazzon; Daniel Gisler; Ronald Roelfsema; Hans M. Schmid; Johan Pragt; Eddy Elswijk; Menno de Haan; Mark Downing; Bernardo Salasnich; Alexey Pavlov; Jean-Luc Beuzit; Kjetil Dohlen; David Mouillet; François Wildi
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Two Fabry-Perot interferometers for high precision wavelength calibration in the near-infrared
Author(s): Sebastian Schäfer; Ansgar Reiners
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Investigating spectrograph design parameters with the Yale Doppler diagnostic facility
Author(s): Christian Schwab; Thales Gutcke; Julien F. P. Spronck; Debra A Fischer; Andrew Szymkowiak
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High-resolution Fourier transform spectrograph for characterization of echelle spectrograph wavelength calibrators
Author(s): Alexander G. Glenday; David F. Phillips; Matthew Webber; Chih-Hao Li; Gabor Furesz; Guoqing Chang; Li-Jin Chen; Franz X. Kärtner; Dimitar D. Sasselov; Andrew H. Szentgyorgyi; Ronald L. Walsworth
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Alignment of the SPHERE-ZIMPOL imaging polarimeter
Author(s): Johan Pragt; Ronald Roelfsema; Daniel Gisler; Francois Wildi; Hans M. Schmid; Florence Rigal; Eddy Elswijk; Menno de Haan; Andreas Bazzon; Kjetil Dohlen; A. Costille; Carsten Dominik
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SPHERE-IRDIS assembly, integration and testing: from bits and metal to a planet-hunting machine
Author(s): Fabrice Madec; Kjetil Dohlen; Patrick Blanchard; Michael Carle; Alain Origné; Marc Jaquet; David Le Mignant; Rudy Barette; Gabriel Moreaux; Gilles Arthaud; Didier Ferrand; Jean-Claude Blanc; Patrick Vors; Franck Ducret; Laurence Gluck; Michel Saisse; Christophe Fabron; Philippe Laurent; Jean-Antoine Benedetti; William Bon; Marc Llored; Claire Moutou; Cécile Gry; Jean-Charles Meunier; Arthur Vigan; Lucien Hill; Maud P. Langlois; Jean-Louis Lizon; Vianak Naranjo; Roland Brast; Markus Feldt; Dan Popovic
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First laboratory results of SPHERE/IRDIS dual-band imaging and long slit spectroscopy modes
Author(s): Arthur Vigan; Maud Langlois; Patrice Martinez; David Le Mignant; Kjetil Dohlen; Claire Moutou; Cécile Gry; Fabrice Madec
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Scientific design of a high contrast integral field spectrograph for the Subaru Telescope
Author(s): Michael W. McElwain; Timothy D. Brandt; Markus Janson; Gillian R Knapp; Mary Anne Peters; Adam S. Burrows; Alexis Carlotti; Michael A. Carr; Tyler Groff; James E. Gunn; Olivier Guyon; Masahiko Hayashi; N. Jeremy Kasdin; Masayuki Kuzuhara; Robert H. Lupton; Frantz Martinache; David Spiegel; Naruhisa Takato; Motohide Tamura; Edwin L. Turner; Robert J. Vanderbei
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ESPRESSO front end opto-mechanical configuration
Author(s): M. Riva; M. Landoni; F. M. Zerbi; D. Mégevand; A. Cabral; S. Cristiani; B. Delabre
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Laboratory demonstration and characterization of phase-sorting interferometry
Author(s): Gilles P.P.L. Otten; Matthew A. Kenworthy; Johanan L. Codona
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Mechanical design of NESSI: New Mexico Tech extrasolar spectroscopic survey instrument
Author(s): Fernando G. Santoro; Andres M. Olivares; Christopher D. Salcido; Stephen R. Jimenez; Colby A. Jurgenson; Michelle J. Creech-Eakman; Michael A. Hrynevych; Luke M. Schmidt; Heather Bloemhard; Matt Napolitano; Robert Selina; Penelope J. Boston; Gautam Vasisht; Mark R. Swain; Pieter D. Deroo
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The extreme polarimeter: design, performance, first results and upgrades
Author(s): M. Rodenhuis; H. Canovas; S. V. Jeffers; Maria de Juan Ovelar; M. Min; L. Homs; C. U. Keller
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A spectro-polarimetric integral field spectrograph for EPICS-EPOL
Author(s): M. Rodenhuis; B. Sprenger; C. U. Keller
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FRD and scrambling properties of recent non-circular fibres
Author(s): Gerardo Avila
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High efficiency inexpensive 2-slices image slicers
Author(s): Gerardo Avila; Carlos Guirao; Thomas Baader
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Mechanical design and integration of the support structure for the Reionization And Transients InfRared Instrument RATIR
Author(s): Alejandro Farah; J. Jesús González; Alexander S. Kutyrev; Gennadiy Lotkin; Alan M. Watson; Nathaniel R. Butler; William H. Lee; Michael G. Richer; Eduardo López; David Clark; Gerald Cabak; Ori D. Fox; David A. Rapchun; Carlos Román-Zúñiga; Leonid Georgiev
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A new method for correcting fibre barycentre displacements in high resolution spectroscopy
Author(s): G. J. Murray; J. R. Allington-Smith; U. Lemke
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A powerful ethernet interface module for digital camera control
Author(s): Stephen M. Amato; John C. Geary
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