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PROCEEDINGS VOLUME 9908

Ground-based and Airborne Instrumentation for Astronomy VI
Editor(s): Christopher J. Evans; Luc Simard; Hideki Takami
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Volume Number: 9908
Date Published: 1 December 2016
Softcover: 0 papers () pages
ISBN: 9781510601956

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Front Matter: Volume 9908
Author(s): Proceedings of SPIE
The ESO Paranal instrumentation program
Author(s): Luca Pasquini
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Overview of the instrumentation programme of the 10.4m GTC Telescope
Author(s): Antonio Cabrera-Lavers; Romano L. M. Corradi
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New developments in instrumentation at the W. M. Keck Observatory
Author(s): Sean M. Adkins; Ian S. McLean; Michael P. Fitzgerald; James E. Larkin; Hilton A. Lewis; Christopher Martin; Dimitri Mawet; J. X. Prochaska; Peter Wizinowich
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An overview of current and future instrumentation at the Subaru telescope
Author(s): Yosuke Minowa; Naruhisa Takato; Ikuru Iwata; Takashi Hattori
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The JCMT future instrumentation project
Author(s): Jessica T. Dempsey; Paul T. P. Ho; Craig Walther; Per Friberg; Dan Bintley; Ming-Tang Chen
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The European Solar Telescope (EST)
Author(s): Sarah A. Matthews; Manuel Collados ; Mihalis Mathioudakis; Robertus Erdelyi
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FLITECAM: delivery and performance on SOFIA
Author(s): Sarah E. Logsdon; Ian S. McLean; E. E. Becklin; Ryan T. Hamilton; William D. Vacca; Patrick Waddell
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300 nights of science with IGRINS at McDonald Observatory
Author(s): Gregory Mace; Hwihyun Kim; Daniel T. Jaffe; Chan Park; Jae-Joon Lee; Kyle Kaplan; Young Sam Yu; In-Soo Yuk; Moo-Young Chun; Soojong Pak; Kang-Min Kim; Jeong-Eun Lee; Christopher A. Sneden; Melike Afsar; Michael D. Pavel; Hanshin Lee; Heeyoung Oh; Ueejeong Jeong; Sunkyung Park; Benjamin Kidder; Hye-In Lee; Huynh Anh Nguyen Le; Jacob McLane; Michael Gully-Santiago; Jae Sok Oh; Sungho Lee; Narae Hwang; Byeong-Gon Park
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VISIR upgrade overview: all's well that ends well
Author(s): Florian Kerber; Hans Ulrich Käufl; Konrad Tristram; Daniel Asmus; Pedro Baksai; Nicola Di Lieto; Danuta Dobrzycka; Philippe Duhoux; Gert Finger; Christian Hummel; Derek Ives; Gerd Jakob; Lars Lundin; Dimitri Mawet; Leander Mehrgan; Eric Pantin; Miguel Riquelme; Joel Sanchez; Stefan Sandrock; Ralf Siebenmorgen; Jörg Stegmeier; Alain Smette; Julian Taylor; Mario van den Ancker; Guillermo Valdes; Lars Venema
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Operational performance of MOSFIRE with its cryogenic configurable slitmask unit at the W. M. Keck Observatory
Author(s): Marc Kassis; Ian S. McLean; Charles C. Steidel; Keith Matthews; James E. Lyke; Luca Rizzi; Dwight Chan; Jason Weiss; Sean Adkins; Peter Spanoudakis; Philippe Schwab; Emmanuel Onillon; Leszek Lisowski; Patrick Theurillat; Olivier Chételat; Christophe Meier
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Performance updates of HAWK-I and preparation for the commissioning of the system GRAAL+HAWK-I
Author(s): Pascale Hibon; Jerome Paufique; Harald Kuntschner; Danuta Dobrzycka; Miska Le Louarn; Elena Valenti; Mark Neeser; Emanuela Pompei; Robin Arsenault; Ralf Siebenmorgen; Pierre-Yves Madec; Monika Petr-Gotzens; Carlos La Fuente; Josefina Urrutia; Javier Valenzuela; Roberto Castillo; Pedro Baksai; Cesar Enrique Garcia Dabo; Andreas Jost; Javier Argomedo; Johann Kolb; Mario Kiekebusch; Norbert Hubin; Philippe Duhoux; Ralf Dieter Conzelmann; Robert Donaldson; Sebastien Tordo; Stefan Huber
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Making SPIFFI SPIFFIER: upgrade of the SPIFFI instrument for use in ERIS and performance analysis from re-commissioning
Author(s): E. M. George; D. Gräff; H. Feuchtgruber; M. Hartl; F. Eisenhauer; A. Buron; R. Davies; R. Genzel; H. Huber; C. Rau; M. Plattner; E. Wiezorrek; H. Weisz; P. Amico; A. Glindemann; G. Hau; H. Kuntschner
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The "+" for CRIRES: enabling better science at infrared wavelength and high spectral resolution at the ESO VLT
Author(s): Reinhold J. Dorn; Roman Follert; Paul Bristow; Claudio Cumani; Siegfried Eschbaumer; Jason Grunhut; Andreas Haimerl; Artie Hatzes; Ulrike Heiter; Renate Hinterschuster; Derek J. Ives; Yves Jung; Florian Kerber; Barbara Klein; Alexis Lavaila; Jean Louis Lizon; Tom Löwinger; Ignacio Molina-Conde; Belinda Nicholson; Thomas Marquart; Ernesto Oliva; Livia Origlia; Luca Pasquini; Jérôme Paufique; Nikolai Piskunov; Ansgar Reiners; Ulf Seemann; Jörg Stegmeier; Eric Stempels; Sebastien Tordo
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AOLI: near-diffraction limited imaging in the visible on large ground-based telescopes
Author(s): Craig Mackay; Rafael Rebolo; David L. King; Lucas Labadie; Marta Puga; Antonio Pérez Garrido; Carlos Colodro-Conde; Roberto L. Lopez; Balaji Muthusubramanian; Alejandro Oscoz; J. Rodríguez Ramos; Luis F. Rodrigo-Ramos; J. J. Fernandez-Valdivia; Sergio Velasco
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LINC-NIRVANA at LBT: final preparations for first light
Author(s): T. M. Herbst; R. Ragazzoni; T. Bertram; P. Bizenberger; F. Briegel; R. Hofferbert; M. Kürster
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Laboratory testing and performance verification of the CHARIS integral field spectrograph
Author(s): Tyler D. Groff; Jeffrey Chilcote; N. Jeremy Kasdin; Michael Galvin; Craig Loomis; Michael A. Carr; Timothy Brandt; Gillian Knapp; Mary Anne Limbach; Olivier Guyon; Nemanja Jovanovic; Michael W. McElwain; Naruhisa Takato; Masahiko Hayashi
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FRIDA: diffraction-limited imaging and integral-field spectroscopy for the GTC
Author(s): Alan M. Watson; José A. Acosta-Pulido; Luis C. Álvarez-Núñez; Vicente Bringas-Rico; Nicolás Cardiel; Salvador Cardona; Oscar Chapa; José Javier Díaz García; Stephen S. Eikenberry; Carlos Espejo; Rubén A. Flores-Meza; Jorge Fuentes-Fernández; Jesús Gallego ; José Leonardo Garcés Medina; Francisco Garzón López; Peter Hammersley; Carolina Keiman; Gerardo Lara; José Alberto López; Pablo L. López; Diana Lucero; Heidy Moreno Arce; Sergio Pascual Ramirez; Jesús Patrón Recio; Almudena Prieto; Alberto José Rodríguez; José Marco de la Rosa; Beatriz Sánchez; Jorge A. Uribe; Francisco Váldez Berriozabal
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Three years of harvest with the vector vortex coronagraph in the thermal infrared
Author(s): Olivier Absil; Dimitri Mawet; Mikael Karlsson; Brunella Carlomagno; Valentin Christiaens; Denis Defrère; Christian Delacroix; Bruno Femenía Castella; Pontus Forsberg; Julien Girard; Carlos A. Gómez González; Serge Habraken; Philip M. Hinz; Elsa Huby; Aïssa Jolivet; Keith Matthews; Julien Milli; Gilles Orban de Xivry; Eric Pantin; Pierre Piron; Maddalena Reggiani; Garreth J. Ruane; Gene Serabyn; Jean Surdej; Konrad R. W. Tristram; Ernesto Vargas Catalán; Olivier Wertz; Peter Wizinowich
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Efficiently feeding single-mode fiber photonic spectrographs with an extreme adaptive optics system: on-sky characterization and preliminary spectroscopy
Author(s): N. Jovanovic; N. Cvetojevic; C. Schwab; B. Norris; J. Lozi; S. Gross; C. Betters; G. Singh; O. Guyon; F. Martinache; D. Doughty; P. Tuthill
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The Balloon Experimental Twin Telescope for Infrared Interferometry (BETTII): towards the first flight
Author(s): Maxime J. Rizzo; S. A. Rinehart; A. Dhabal; P. Ade; D. J. Benford; D. J. Fixsen; M. Griffin; R. Juanola-Parramon; D. T. Leisawitz; S. F. Maher; E. Mentzell; L. G. Mundy; A. Papageorgiou; E. Pascale; R. F. Silverberg; G. Savini; J. Staguhn; T. J. Veach; J. Vila Hernandez de Lorenzo
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Opening a new window on the southern stars for less money: PAIX the first Antarctica polar mission photometer
Author(s): Merieme Chadid; Jean Vernin; Lyu Abe; Karim Agabi; George Jumper; George W. Preston; Chris Sneden; Liyong Liu; Yongqiang Yao; H.-S Wang; Éric Aristidi; J.-P. Rivet; Marcel Carbillet; Ch. Giordano; E. Bondoux; L. Moggio; H. Trinquet
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Six winters of photometry from Dome C, Antarctica: challenges, improvements, and results from the ASTEP experiment
Author(s): N. Crouzet; D. Mékarnia; T. Guillot; L. Abe; A. Agabi; J.-P. Rivet; I. Gonçalves; F.-X. Schmider; J.-B. Daban; Y. Fanteï-Caujolle; C. Gouvret; D. D. R. Bayliss; G. Zhou; E. Aristidi; T. Fruth; A. Erikson; H. Rauer; J. Szulágyi; E. Bondoux; Z. Challita; C. Pouzenc; F. Fressin; F. Valbousquet; M. Barbieri; A. Blazit; S. Bonhomme; F. Bouchy; J. Gerakis; G. Bouchez
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GLUV: a balloon-borne high-cadence ultraviolet monitoring telescope for supernova shock breakouts and exoplanet atmospheres
Author(s): Rob Sharp; B. Tucker; R. Ridden-Harper; G. Bloxham; M. Petkovic
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Evryscope Robotilter automated camera / ccd alignment system
Author(s): Jeff K. Ratzloff; Nicholas M. Law; Octavi Fors; Daniel del Ser; Henry T. Corbett
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HiPERCAM: a high-speed quintuple-beam CCD camera for the study of rapid variability in the universe
Author(s): Vikram S. Dhillon; Thomas R. Marsh; Naidu Bezawada; Martin Black; Simon Dixon; Trevor Gamble; David Henry; Paul Kerry; Stuart Littlefair; David W. Lunney; Timothy Morris; James Osborn; Richard W. Wilson
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The PAU camera at the WHT
Author(s): Cristóbal Padilla; Otger Ballester; Laia Cardiel-Sas; Jorge Carretero; Ricard Casas; Javier Castilla; Martin Croce; Manuel Delfino; Martin Eriksen; Enrique Fernández; Pablo Fosalba; Juan García-Bellido; Enrique Gaztañaga; Ferràn Grañena; Cales Hernández; Jorge Jiménez ; Luis Lopez; Pol Martí; Ramon Miquel; Christian Niessner; Cristóbal Pío; Rafael Ponce; Eusebio Sánchez ; Santiago Serrano; Ignacio Sevilla; Nadia Tonello; Juan de Vicente
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A near-infrared SETI experiment: commissioning, data analysis, and performance results
Author(s): Jérôme Maire; Shelley A. Wright; Patrick Dorval; Frank D. Drake; Andres Duenas; Howard Isaacson; Geoffrey W. Marcy; Andrew Siemion; Remington P. S. Stone; Melisa Tallis; Richard R. Treffers; Dan Werthimer
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CARMENES: an overview six months after first light
Author(s): A. Quirrenbach; P. J. Amado; J. A. Caballero; R. Mundt; A. Reiners; I. Ribas; W. Seifert; M. Abril; J. Aceituno; F. J. Alonso-Floriano; H. Anwand-Heerwart; M. Azzaro; F. Bauer; D. Barrado; S. Becerril; V. J. S. Bejar; D. Benitez; Z. M. Berdinas; M. Brinkmöller; M. C. Cardenas; E. Casal; A. Claret; J. Colomé; M. Cortes-Contreras; S. Czesla; M. Doellinger; S. Dreizler; C. Feiz; M. Fernandez; I. M. Ferro; B. Fuhrmeister; D. Galadi; I. Gallardo; M. C. Gálvez-Ortiz; A. Garcia-Piquer; R. Garrido; L. Gesa; V. Gómez Galera; J. I. González Hernández; R. Gonzalez Peinado; U. Grözinger; J. Guàrdia; E. W. Guenther; E. de Guindos; H.-J. Hagen; A. P. Hatzes; P. H. Hauschildt; J. Helmling; T. Henning; D. Hermann; R. Hernández Arabi; L. Hernández Castaño; F. Hernández Hernando; E. Herrero; A. Huber; K. F. Huber; P. Huke; S. V. Jeffers; E. de Juan; A. Kaminski; M. Kehr; M. Kim; R. Klein; J. Klüter; M. Kürster; M. Lafarga; L. M. Lara; A. Lamert; W. Laun; R. Launhardt; U. Lemke; R. Lenzen; M. Llamas; M. Lopez del Fresno; M. López-Puertas; J. López-Santiago; J. F. Lopez Salas; H. Magan Madinabeitia; U. Mall; H. Mandel; L. Mancini; J. A. Marin Molina; D. Maroto Fernández; E. L. Martín; S. Martín-Ruiz; C. Marvin; R. J. Mathar; E. Mirabet; D. Montes; J. C. Morales; R. Morales Muñoz; E. Nagel; V. Naranjo; G. Nowak; E. Palle; J. Panduro; V. M. Passegger; A. Pavlov; S. Pedraz; E. Perez; D. Pérez-Medialdea; M. Perger; M. Pluto; A. Ramón ; R. Rebolo; P. Redondo; S. Reffert; S. Reinhart; P. Rhode; H.-W. Rix; F. Rodler; E. Rodríguez; C. Rodríguez López; R. R. Rohloff; A. Rosich; M A. Sanchez Carrasco; J. Sanz-Forcada; P. Sarkis; L. F. Sarmiento; S. Schäfer; J. Schiller; C. Schmidt; J. H. M. M. Schmitt; P. Schöfer; A. Schweitzer; D. Shulyak; E. Solano; O. Stahl; C. Storz; H. M. Tabernero; M. Tala; L. Tal-Or; R.-G. Ulbrich; G. Veredas; J. I. Vico Linares; F. Vilardell; K. Wagner; J. Winkler; M.-R. Zapatero Osorio; M. Zechmeister; M. Ammler-von Eiff; G. Anglada-Escudé; C. del Burgo; M. L. Garcia-Vargas; A. Klutsch; J.-L. Lizon; M. Lopez-Morales; A. Ofir; A. Pérez-Calpena; M. A. C. Perryman; E. Sánchez-Blanco ; J. B. P. Strachan; J. Stürmer; J. C. Suárez; T. Trifonov; S. M. Tulloch; W. Xu
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Stability of the FOCES spectrograph using an astro-frequency comb as calibrator
Author(s): Anna Brucalassi; Frank Grupp; Hanna Kellermann; Liang Wang; Florian Lang-Bardl; Nils Baisert; Shao Ming Hu; Ulrich Hopp; Ralf Bender
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WISDOM: the WIYN spectrograph for Doppler monitoring: a NASA-NSF concept for an extreme precision radial velocity instrument in support of TESS
Author(s): Gábor Fűrész; Robert Simcoe; Stuart I. Barnes; Lars A. Buchhave; Mark Egan; Rick Foster; Tim Hellickson; Andrew Malonis; David Phillips; Stephen Shectman; Ronald Walsworth; Josh Winn; Deborah Woods
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The Gemini High-Resolution Optical SpecTrograph (GHOST)
Author(s): Andrew I. Sheinis; Andre Anthony; Gabriella Baker; Gregory S. Burley; Vladimir Churilov; Michael Edgar; Michael Ireland; Yuriy Kondrat; John Pazder; Gordon Robertson; Peter J. Young; Ross Zhelem
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Development and construction of MAROON-X
Author(s): Andreas Seifahrt; Jacob L. Bean; Julian Stürmer; Luke Gers; Deon S. Grobler; Tony Reed; Damien J. Jones
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iLocater: a diffraction-limited Doppler spectrometer for the Large Binocular Telescope
Author(s): Justin R. Crepp; Jonathan Crass; David King; Andrew Bechter; Eric Bechter; Ryan Ketterer; Robert Reynolds; Philip Hinz; Derek Kopon; David Cavalieri; Louis Fantano; Corina Koca; Eleanya Onuma; Karl Stapelfeldt; Joseph Thomes; Sheila Wall; Steven Macenka; James McGuire; Ronald Korniski; Leonard Zugby; Joshua Eisner; B Scott Gaudi; Fred Hearty; Kaitlin Kratter; Marc Kuchner; Giusi Micela; Matthew Nelson; Isabella Pagano; Andreas Quirrenbach; Christian Schwab; Michael Skrutskie; Alessandro Sozzetti; Charles Woodward; Bo Zhao
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GIARPS: the unique VIS-NIR high precision radial velocity facility in this world
Author(s): R. Claudi; S. Benatti; I. Carleo; A. Ghedina; E. Molinari; E. Oliva; A. Tozzi; A. Baruffolo; M. Cecconi; R. Cosentino; D. Fantinel; L. Fini; F. Ghinassi; M. Gonzalez; R. Gratton; J. Guerra; A. Harutyunyan; N. Hernandez; M. Iuzzolino; M. Lodi; L. Malavolta; J. Maldonado; G. Micela; N. Sanna; J. Sanjuan; S. Scuderi; A. Sozzetti; H. Pérez Ventura; H. Diaz Marcos; A. Galli; C. Gonzalez; L. Riverol; C. Riverol
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Precision radial velocities with inexpensive compact spectrographs
Author(s): Christopher H. Betters; Alex Murray; Joss Bland-Hawthorn; Sergio G. Leon-Saval
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First light results from the HERMES spectrograph at the AAT
Author(s): Andrew I. Sheinis
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Hector: a new massively multiplexed IFU instrument for the Anglo-Australian Telescope
Author(s): Julia J. Bryant; Joss Bland-Hawthorn; Jon Lawrence; Scott Croom; David Brown; Sudharshan Venkatesan; Peter R. Gillingham; Ross Zhelem; Robert Content; Will Saunders; Nicholas F. Staszak; Jesse van de Sande; Warrick Couch; Sergio Leon-Saval; Julia Tims; Richard McDermid; Adam Schaefer
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Final design and progress of WEAVE: the next generation wide-field spectroscopy facility for the William Herschel Telescope
Author(s): Gavin Dalton; Scott Trager; Don Carlos Abrams; Piercarlo Bonifacio; J. Alfonso L. Aguerri; Kevin Middleton; Chris Benn; Kevin Dee; Frédéric Sayède; Ian Lewis; Johannes Pragt; Sergio Pico; Nic Walton; Jeurg Rey; Carlos Allende Prieto; José Peñate; Emilie Lhome; Tibor Agócs; José Alonso; David Terrett; Matthew Brock; James Gilbert; Ellen Schallig; Andy Ridings; Isabelle Guinouard; Marc Verheijen; Ian Tosh; Kevin Rogers; Martin Lee; Iain Steele; Remko Stuik; Niels Tromp; Attila Jaskó; Esperanza Carrasco; Szigfrid Farcas; Jan Kragt; Dirk Lesman; Gabby Kroes; Chris Mottram; Stuart Bates; Luis Fernando Rodriguez; Frank Gribbin; José Miguel Delgado; José Miguel Herreros; Carlos Martin; Diego Cano; Ramon Navarro; Mike Irwin; Jim Lewis; Eduardo Gonzalez Solares; David Murphy; Clare Worley; Richard Bassom; Neil O'Mahoney; Andrea Bianco; Christina Zurita; Rik ter Horst; Emilio Molinari; Marcello Lodi; José Guerra; Adrian Martin; Antonella Vallenari; Bernardo Salasnich; Andrea Baruffolo; Shoko Jin; Vanessa Hill; Dan Smith; Janet Drew; Bianca Poggianti; Mat Pieri; Lillian Dominquez Palmero; Cecilia Farina
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VIRUS: first deployment of the massively replicated fiber integral field spectrograph for the upgraded Hobby-Eberly Telescope
Author(s): Gary J. Hill; Sarah E. Tuttle; Brian L. Vattiat; Hanshin Lee; Niv Drory; Andreas Kelz; Jason Ramsey; Trent W. Peterson; D. L. DePoy; J. L. Marshall; Karl Gebhardt; Taylor Chonis; Gavin Dalton; Daniel Farrow; John M. Good; Dionne M. Haynes; Briana L. Indahl; Thomas Jahn; Hermanus Kriel; Francesco Montesano; Harald Nicklas; Eva Noyola; Travis Prochaska; Richard D. Allen; Ralf Bender; Guillermo Blanc; Maximilian H. Fabricius; Steve Finkelstein; Martin Landriau; Phillip J. MacQueen; M. M. Roth; R. D. Savage; Jan M. Snigula; Heiko Anwad
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VIRUS early installation and commissioning
Author(s): Sarah E. Tuttle; Gary J. Hill; Brian L. Vattiat; Hanshin Lee; Niv Drory; Andreas Kelz; Jason Ramsey; Trent Peterson; Eva Noyola; Darren L. DePoy; Jennifer L. Marshall; Taylor S. Chonis; Gavin Dalton; Maximilian Fabricius; Daniel Farrow; John M. Good; Dionne M. Haynes; Briana Indahl; Thomas Jahn; Hermanus Kriel; Harald Nicklas; Francesco Montesano; Travis Prochaska; Richard D. Allen; Martin Landriau; Phillip J. MacQueen; Martin M. Roth; Richard Savage; Jan M. Snigula
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EMIR at the GTC: results on the commissioning at the telescope
Author(s): F. Garzón; N. Castro; M. Insausti; E. Manjavacas; M. Miluzio; Peter Hammersley; N. Cardiel; S. Pascual; C. González-Fernández; J. Molgó; M. Barreto; P. Fernández; E. Joven; P. López; A. Mato; H. Moreno; M. Núñez; J. Patrón; J. Rosich; N. Vega
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MEGARA, the new intermediate-resolution optical IFU and MOS for GTC: getting ready for the telescope
Author(s): A. Gil de Paz; E. Carrasco; J. Gallego; J. Iglesias-Páramo; R. Cedazo; M. L. García Vargas; X. Arrillaga; J. L. Avilés; N. Cardiel; M. A. Carrera; A. Castillo-Morales; E. Castillo-Domínguez; J. M. de la Cruz García; S. Esteban San Román; D. Ferrusca; P. Gómez-Álvarez; R. Izazaga-Pérez; B. Lefort; J. A. López-Orozco; M. Maldonado; I. Martínez-Delgado; I. Morales Durán; E. Mujica; G. Páez; S. Pascual; A. Pérez-Calpena; P. Picazo; A. Sánchez-Penim; E. Sánchez-Blanco; S. Tulloch; M. Velázquez; J. M. Vílchez; J. Zamorano; A. L. Aguerri; D. Barrado y Naváscues; E. Bertone; A. Cava; J. Cenarro; M. Chávez; M. García; J. García-Rojas; J. Guichard; R. González-Delgado; R. Guzmán; A. Herrero; N. Huélamo; D. H. Hughes; J. Jiménez-Vicente; C. Kehrig; R. A. Marino; I. Márquez; J. Masegosa; Y. D. Mayya; J. Méndez-Abreu; M. Mollá; C. Muñoz-Tuñón; M. Peimbert; P. G. Pérez-González; E. Pérez Montero; M. Rodríguez; J. M. Rodríguez-Espinosa; L. Rodríguez-Merino; L. Rodríguez-Muñoz; D. Rosa-González; J. Sánchez-Almeida; C. Sánchez Contreras; P. Sánchez-Blázquez; F. M. Sánchez Moreno; S. F. Sánchez; A. Sarajedini; S. Silich; S. Simón-Díaz; G. Tenorio-Tagle; E. Terlevich; R. Terlevich; S. Torres-Peimbert; I. Trujillo; Y. Tsamis; O. Vega
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MIRADAS for the Gran Telescopio Canarias
Author(s): Stephen S. Eikenberry; Steven Nicholas Raines; Richard Deno Stelter; Alan Garner; Yigit Dallilar; Kendall Ackley; John Greg Bennett; Charles H. Murphey; Paola Miller; David Tooke; Luke Williams; Brian Chinn; Scott A. Mullin; Sidney L. Schofield; Craig D. Warner; Frank Varosi; Bo Zhao; Sophia A. Eikenberry; Claudia Vega; Hipatia V. Donoso; Josep Sabater; José María Gómez; Jordi Torra; Josefina Rosich Minguell; Francisco Garzón López; Nicolás Cardiel; Jesús Gallego Maestro; Antonio Marín-Franch; Julio Galipienzo; Miguel Ángel Carrera Astigarraga; Greg J. Fitzgerald; Ian Prees; Todd M. Stolberg; Peter A. Kornik; Anamparambu N. Ramaprakash; Mahesh P. Burse; Sujit P. Punnadi; P. Hammersley
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Prime Focus Spectrograph (PFS) for the Subaru telescope: overview, recent progress, and future perspectives
Author(s): Naoyuki Tamura; Naruhisa Takato; Atsushi Shimono; Yuki Moritani; Kiyoto Yabe; Yuki Ishizuka; Akitoshi Ueda; Yukiko Kamata; Hrand Aghazarian; Stéphane Arnouts; Gabriel Barban; Robert H. Barkhouser; Renato C. Borges; David F. Braun; Michael A. Carr; Pierre-Yves Chabaud; Yin-Chang Chang; Hsin-Yo Chen; Masashi Chiba; Richard C. Y. Chou; You-Hua Chu; Judith Cohen; Rodrigo P. de Almeida; Antonio C. de Oliveira; Ligia S. de Oliveira; Richard G. Dekany; Kjetil Dohlen; Jesulino B. dos Santos; Leandro H. dos Santos; Richard Ellis; Maximilian Fabricius; Didier Ferrand; Décio Ferreira; Mirek Golebiowski; Jenny E. Greene; Johannes Gross; James E. Gunn; Randolph Hammond; Albert Harding; Murdock Hart; Timothy M. Heckman; Christopher M. Hirata; Paul Ho; Stephen C. Hope; Larry Hovland; Shu-Fu Hsu; Yen-Shan Hu; Ping-Jie Huang; Marc Jaquet; Yipeng Jing; Jennifer Karr; Masahiko Kimura; Matthew E. King; Eiichiro Komatsu; Vincent Le Brun; Olivier Le Fèvre; Arnaud Le Fur; David Le Mignant; Hung-Hsu Ling; Craig P. Loomis; Robert H. Lupton; Fabrice Madec; Peter Mao; Lucas S. Marrara; Claudia Mendes de Oliveira; Yosuke Minowa; Chaz Morantz; Hitoshi Murayama; Graham J. Murray; Youichi Ohyama; Joseph Orndorff; Sandrine Pascal; Jefferson M. Pereira; Daniel Reiley; Martin Reinecke; Andreas Ritter; Mitsuko Roberts; Mark A. Schwochert; Michael D. Seiffert; Stephen A. Smee; Laerte Sodre; David N. Spergel; Aaron J. Steinkraus; Michael A. Strauss; Christian Surace; Yasushi Suto; Nao Suzuki; John Swinbank; Philip J. Tait; Masahiro Takada; Tomonori Tamura; Yoko Tanaka; Laurence Tresse; Orlando Verducci; Didier Vibert; Clement Vidal; Shiang-Yu Wang; Chih-Yi Wen; Chi-Hung Yan; Naoki Yasuda
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4MOST: the 4-metre Multi-Object Spectroscopic Telescope project at preliminary design review
Author(s): Roelof S. de Jong; Samuel C. Barden; Olga Bellido-Tirado; Joar G. Brynnel; Steffen Frey; Domenico Giannone; Roger Haynes; Diana Johl; Daniel Phillips; Olivier Schnurr; Jakob C. Walcher; Roland Winkler; Wolfgang R. Ansorge; Sofia Feltzing; Richard G. McMahon; Gabriella Baker; Patrick Caillier; Tom Dwelly; Wolfgang Gaessler; Olaf Iwert; Holger G. Mandel; Nikolai A. Piskunov; Johan H. Pragt; Nicholas A. Walton; Thomas Bensby; Maria Bergemann; Cristina Chiappini; Norbert Christlieb; Maria-Rosa L. Cioni; Simon Driver; Alexis Finoguenov; Amina Helmi; Michael J. Irwin; Francisco-Shu Kitaura; Jean-Paul Kneib; Jochen Liske; Andrea Merloni; Ivan Minchev; Johan Richard; Else Starkenburg
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Optical design of MEMS-based infrared multi-object spectrograph concept for the Gemini South Telescope
Author(s): Shaojie Chen; Suresh Sivanandam; Dae-Sik Moon
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Mauna Kea Spectrographic Explorer (MSE): a conceptual design for multi-object high resolution spectrograph
Author(s): Kai Zhang; Yongtian Zhu; Zhongwen Hu
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ULTIMATE: a deployable multiple integral field unit for Subaru
Author(s): S. C. Ellis; Ross Zhelem; David Brown; Nicholas F. Staszak; Chris Lidman; David M. Nataf; Andrew R. Casey; Pascal Xavier; Andrew Sheinis; Peter Gillingham; Julia Tims; Jon Lawrence; Julia Bryant; Rob Sharp
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Cosmological surveys with multi-object spectrographs
Author(s): Matthew Colless
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Progress along the E-ELT instrumentation roadmap
Author(s): Suzanne Ramsay; Mark Casali; Michele Cirasuolo; Sebastian Egner; Peter Gray; Juan Carlos Gonzáles Herrera; Peter Hammersley; Christoph Haupt; Derek Ives; Lieselotte Jochum; Markus Kasper; Florian Kerber; Steffan Lewis; Vincenzo Mainieri; Antonio Manescau; Enrico Marchetti; Sylvain Oberti; Paolo Padovani; Christian Schmid; Johannes Schimpelsberger; Ralf Siebenmorgen; Orsolya Szecsenyi; Roberto Tamai; Joël Vernet
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Instrumentation progress at the Giant Magellan Telescope project
Author(s): George H. Jacoby; R. Bernstein; A. Bouchez; M Colless; Jeff Crane; D. DePoy; B. Espeland; Tyson Hare; D. Jaffe; J. Lawrence; J. Marshall; P. McGregor; Stephen Shectman; R. Sharp; A. Szentgyorgyi; Alan Uomoto; B. Walls
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Thirty Meter Telescope science instruments: a status report
Author(s): Luc Simard; Brent Ellerbroek; Ravinder Bhatia; Matthew Radovan; Eric Chisholm
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The Infrared Imaging Spectrograph (IRIS) for TMT: instrument overview
Author(s): James E. Larkin; Anna M. Moore; Shelley A. Wright; James E. Wincentsen; David Anderson; Eric M. Chisholm; Richard G. Dekany; Jennifer S. Dunn; Brent L. Ellerbroek; Yutaka Hayano; Andrew C. Phillips; Luc Simard; Roger Smith; Ryuji Suzuki; Robert W. Weber; Jason L. Weiss; Kai Zhang
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The E-ELT first light spectrograph HARMONI: capabilities and modes
Author(s): Niranjan A. Thatte; Fraser Clarke; Ian Bryson; Hermine Shnetler; Matthias Tecza; Thierry Fusco; Roland M. Bacon; Johan Richard; Evencio Mediavilla; Benoît Neichel; Santiago Arribas; Begoña Garcia-Lorenzo; Christopher J. Evans; Alban Remillieux; Kacem El Madi; Jose Miguel Herreros; Dave Melotte; Kieran O'Brien; Ian A. Tosh; Joël Vernet; Peter Hammersley; Derek J. Ives; Gert Finger; Ryan Houghton; Dimitra Rigopoulou; James D. Lynn; Jamie R. Allen; Simon D. Zieleniewski; Sarah Kendrew; Vanessa Ferraro-Wood; Arlette Pécontal-Rousset; Johan Kosmalski; Florence Laurent; Magali Loupias; Laure Piqueras; Edgar Renault; Jeremy Blaizot; Eric Daguisé; Jean-Emmanuel Migniau; Aurélien Jarno; Andy Born; Angus M. Gallie; David M. Montgomery; David Henry; Noah Schwartz; William Taylor; Gérard Zins; Luis Fernando Rodríguez-Ramos; Miguel Cagigas; Giuseppina Battaglia; Refael Rebolo López; Elvio Hernández Suárez; José Vicente Gigante-Ripoll; Javier Piqueras López; Montserrat Villa Martin; Carlos Correia; Sandrine Pascal; Leonardo Blanco; Pascal Vola; Benoit Epinat; Celine Peroux; Arthur Vigan; Kjetil Dohlen; Jean-Francois Sauvage; Martin Lee; Alexis Carlotti; Christophe Verinaud; Tim Morris; Richard Myers; Andrew Reeves; Mark Swinbank; Ariadna Calcines; Marrie Larrieu
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GMTIFS: The Giant Magellan Telescope integral fields spectrograph and imager
Author(s): Rob Sharp; G. Bloxham; R. Boz; D. Bundy; J. Davies; B. Espeland; B. Fordham; J. Hart; N. Herrald; J. Nielsen; A. Vaccarella; C. Vest; P. Young; P. McGregor
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MICADO: first light imager for the E-ELT
Author(s): R. Davies; J. Schubert; M. Hartl; J. Alves; Y. Clénet; F. Lang-Bardl; H. Nicklas; J.-U. Pott; R. Ragazzoni; E. Tolstoy; T. Agocs; H. Anwand-Heerwart; S. Barboza; P. Baudoz; R. Bender; P. Bizenberger; A. Boccaletti; W. Boland; P. Bonifacio; F. Briegel; T. Buey; F. Chapron; M. Cohen; O. Czoske; S. Dreizler; R. Falomo; P. Feautrier; N. Förster Schreiber; E. Gendron; R. Genzel; M. Glück; D. Gratadour; R. Greimel; F. Grupp; M. Häuser; M. Haug; J. Hennawi; H. J. Hess; V. Hörmann; R. Hofferbert; U. Hopp; Z. Hubert; D. Ives; W. Kausch; F. Kerber; H. Kravcar; K. Kuijken; F. Lang-Bardl; M. Leitzinger; K. Leschinski; D. Massari; S. Mei; F. Merlin; L. Mohr; A. Monna; F. Müller; R. Navarro; M. Plattner; N. Przybilla; R. Ramlau; S. Ramsay; T. Ratzka; P. Rhode; J. Richter; H.-W. Rix; G. Rodeghiero; R.-R. Rohloff; G. Rousset; R. Ruddenklau; V. Schaffenroth; J. Schlichter; A. Sevin; R. Stuik; E. Sturm; J. Thomas; N. Tromp; M. Turatto; G. Verdoes-Kleijn; F. Vidal; R. Wagner; M. Wegner; W. Zeilinger; B. Ziegler; G. Zins
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Status of the mid-infrared E-ELT imager and spectrograph METIS
Author(s): Bernhard R. Brandl; Tibor Agócs; Gabby Aitink-Kroes; Thomas Bertram; Felix Bettonvil; Roy van Boekel; Olivier Boulade; Markus Feldt; Alistair Glasse; Adrian Glauser; Manuel Güdel; Norma Hurtado; Rieks Jager; Matthew A. Kenworthy; Michael Mach; Jeff Meisner; Michael Meyer; Eric Pantin; Sascha Quanz; Hans Martin Schmid; Remko Stuik; Auke Veninga; Christoffel Waelkens
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GMTNIRS: progress toward the Giant Magellan Telescope near-infrared spectrograph
Author(s): Daniel T. Jaffe; Stuart Barnes; Cynthia Brooks; Hanshin Lee; Gregory Mace; Soojong Pak; Byeong-Gon Park; Chan Park
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The GMT-Consortium Large Earth Finder (G-CLEF): an optical Echelle spectrograph for the Giant Magellan Telescope (GMT)
Author(s): Andrew Szentgyorgyi; Daniel Baldwin; Stuart Barnes; Jacob Bean; Sagi Ben-Ami; Patricia Brennan; Jamie Budynkiewicz; Moo-Young Chun; Charlie Conroy; Jeffrey D. Crane; Harland Epps; Ian Evans; Janet Evans; Jeff Foster; Anna Frebel; Thomas Gauron; Dani Guzmán; Tyson Hare; Bi-Ho Jang; Jeong-Gyun Jang; Andres Jordan; Jihun Kim; Kang-Miin Kim; Claudia Mendes Mendes de Oliveira; Mercedes Lopez-Morales; Kenneth McCracken; Stuart McMuldroch; Joseph Miller; Mark Mueller; Jae Sok Oh; Cem Onyuksel; Mark Ordway; Byeong-Gon Park; Chan Park; Sung-Joon Park; Charles Paxson; David Phillips; David Plummer; William Podgorski; Andreas Seifahrt; Daniel Stark; Joao Steiner; Alan Uomoto; Ronald Walsworth; Young-Sam Yu
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EELT-HIRES the high-resolution spectrograph for the E-ELT
Author(s): A. Marconi; P. Di Marcantonio; V. D'Odorico; S. Cristiani; R. Maiolino; E. Oliva; L. Origlia; M. Riva; L. Valenziano; F. M. Zerbi; M. Abreu; V. Adibekyan; C. Allende Prieto; P. J. Amado; W. Benz; I. Boisse; X. Bonfils; F. Bouchy; L. Buchhave; D. Buscher; A. Cabral; B. L. Canto Martins; A. Chiavassa; J. Coelho; L. B. Christensen; E. Delgado-Mena; J. R. de Medeiros; I. Di Varano; P. Figueira; M. Fisher; J. P. U. Fynbo; A. C. H. Glasse; M. Haehnelt; C. Haniff; C. J. Hansen; A. Hatzes; P. Huke; A. J. Korn; I. C. Leão; J. Liske; C. Lovis; P. Maslowski; I. Matute; R. A. McCracken; C. J. A. P. Martins; M. J. P. F. G. Monteiro; S. Morris; T. Morris; H. Nicklas; A. Niedzielski; N. J. Nunes; E. Palle; P. M. Parr-Burman; V. Parro; I. Parry; F. Pepe; N. Piskunov; D. Queloz; A. Quirrenbach; R. Rebolo Lopez; A. Reiners; D. T. Reid; N. Santos; W. Seifert; S. Sousa; H. C. Stempels; K. Strassmeier; X. Sun; S. Udry; L. Vanzi; M. Vestergaard; M. Weber; E. Zackrisson
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The E-ELT multi-object spectrograph: latest news from MOSAIC
Author(s): F. Hammer; S. Morris; L. Kaper; B. Barbuy; J. G. Cuby; M. Roth; P. Jagourel; C. J. Evans; M. Puech; E. Fitzsimons; G. Dalton; M. Rodrigues
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SpUpNIC (Spectrograph Upgrade: Newly Improved Cassegrain) on the South African Astronomical Observatory's 74-inch telescope
Author(s): Lisa A. Crause; Dave Carter; Alroy Daniels; Geoff Evans; Piet Fourie; David Gilbank; Malcolm Hendricks; Willie Koorts; Deon Lategan; Egan Loubser; Sharon Mouries; James E. O'Connor; Darragh E. O'Donoghue; Stephen Potter; Craig Sass; Amanda A. Sickafoose; John Stoffels; Pieter Swanevelder; Keegan Titus; Carel van Gend; Martin Visser; Hannah L. Worters
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Detector upgrade of Subaru's Multi-object Infrared Camera and Spectrograph (MOIRCS)
Author(s): Maximilian Fabricius; Joshua Walawender; Nobuo Arimoto; David Cook; Brian Elms; Yasuhito Hashiba; Takashi Hattori; Yen-Sang Hu; Ikuru Iwata; Tetsuo Nishimura; Koji Omata; Philip Tait; Naruhisa Takato; Ichi Tanaka; Shiang-Yu Wang; Mark Weber; Matthew Wung
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Commissioning SITELLE: an imaging Fourier transform spectrometer for the Canada France Hawaii Telescope
Author(s): Marc R. Baril; Frédéric J. Grandmont; Julie Mandar; Laurent Drissen; Thomas Martin; Laurie Rousseau-Nepton; Simon Thibault; Denis Brousseau; Steve R. Levesque; Jim Thomas; Lison Malo; Glenn Morrison; Maëlle le Gal; Windell Jones; Gregory Barrick; Tom Benedict; Derrick Salmon; Simon Prunet; Daniel Devost
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Faint skylines in the near-infrared: observational constraint for IFU instruments
Author(s): H. Flores; M. Rodrigues; M. Puech; Y. Yang; F. Hammer
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Regaining the FORS: making optical ground-based transmission spectroscopy of exoplanets with VLT+FORS2 possible again
Author(s): Henri M. J. Boffin; Elyar Sedaghati; Guillaume Blanchard; Oscar Gonzalez; Sabine Moehler; Neale Gibson; Mario van den Ancker; Jonathan Smoker; Joseph Anderson; Christian Hummel; Danuta Dobrzycka; Alain Smette; Gero Rupprecht
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Mosaic3: a red-sensitive upgrade for the prime focus camera at the Mayall 4m telescope
Author(s): Arjun Dey; David Rabinowitz; Armin Karcher; Chris Bebek; Charles Baltay; David Sprayberry; Frank Valdes; Bob Stupak; John Donaldson; Will Emmet; Tom Hurteau; Behzad Abareshi; Bob Marshall; Dustin Lang; Mike Fitzpatrick; Phil Daly; Dick Joyce; David Schlegel; Heidi Schweiker; Lori Allen; Bob Blum; Michael Levi
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Operational challenges for astronomical instrumentation in Antarctica: results from five years of environmental monitoring of AMICA at Dome C
Author(s): Mauro Dolci; Angelo Valentini; Daniele Tavagnacco; Amico Di Cianno; Oscar Straniero
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FIFI-LS diffraction grating vibration on SOFIA
Author(s): Felix Rebell; Simon Beckmann; Aaron Bryant; Sebastian Colditz; Christian Fischer; Fabio Fumi; Rainer Hoenle; Norbert Geis; Christof Iserlohe; Randolf Klein; Alfred Krabbe; Leslie Looney; Albrecht Poglitsch; Walfried Raab; Maureen Savage
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The nuMOIRCS project: detector upgrade overview and early commissioning results
Author(s): Josh Walawender; Matthew Wung; Maximilian Fabricius; Ichi Tanaka; Nobuo Arimoto; David Cook; Brian Elms; Yasuhito Hashiba; Yen-Sang Hu; Ikuru Iwata; Tetsuo Nishimura; Koji Omata; Naruhisa Takato; Shiang-Yu Wang; Mark Weber
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Upgraded cameras for the HESS imaging atmospheric Cherenkov telescopes
Author(s): Gianluca Giavitto; Terry Ashton; Arnim Balzer; David Berge; Francois Brun; Thomas Chaminade; Eric Delagnes; Gérard Fontaine; Matthias Füßling; Berrie Giebels; Jean-François Glicenstein; Tobias Gräber; James Hinton; Albert Jahnke; Stefan Klepser; Marko Kossatz; Axel Kretzschmann; Valentin Lefranc; Holger Leich; Hartmut Lüdecke; Iryna Lypova; Pascal Manigot; Vincent Marandon; Emmanuel Moulin; Mathieu de Naurois; Patrick Nayman; Marek Penno; Duncan Ross; David Salek; Markus Schade; Thomas Schwab; Rachel Simoni; Christian Stegmann; Constantin Steppa; Julian Thornhill; François Toussnel
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On-sky tests of a polarization grating for visible astronomy
Author(s): Maxwell A. Millar-Blanchaer; Dae-Sik Moon; James R. Graham; Michael Williams
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Gemini Instrument Upgrade Program
Author(s): Ruben Diaz; Stephen Goodsell; Scot Kleinman
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Commissioning the polarimetric modes of the Robert Stobie spectrograph on the Southern African Large Telescope
Author(s): S. B. Potter; Ken Nordsieck; Encarni Romero-Colmenero; Steve Crawford; Petri Vaisanen; Éric Depagne; David Buckley; Anthony Koeslag; Janus Brink; Christian Hetlage; Keith Browne; Lisa Crause; Alan Schier; James Allington
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Data reductions and data quality for the high resolution spectrograph on the Southern African Large Telescope
Author(s): S. M. Crawford; Lisa Crause; Éric Depagne; Krystian Ilkiewicz; Anja Schroeder; Rudolph Kuhn; Christian Hettlage; Encarni Romero Colmenaro; Alexei Kniazev; Petri Väisänen
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CCD system upgrading of the Kyoto3DII and integral field spectroscopic observation with the new system
Author(s): Kazuma Mitsuda; Yasuhito Hashiba; Yosuke Minowa; Yutaka Hayano; Hajime Sugai; Atsushi Shimono; Kazuya Matsubayashi; Takashi Hattori; Yukiko Kamata; Shinobu Ozaki; Mamoru Doi; Shigeyuki Sako
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A new Cassegrain calibration lamp unit for the Blanco Telescope
Author(s): S. D. Points; D. J. James; R. Tighe; A. Montané; N. David; M. Martínez
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Commissioning and first observations with Wide FastCam at the Telescopio Carlos Sánchez
Author(s): Sergio Velasco; Urtats Etxegarai; Alejandro Oscoz; Roberto L. López; Marta Puga; Gaizka Murga; Antonio Pérez-Garrido; Enric Pallé; Davide Ricci; Ismael Ayuso; Mónica Hernández-Sánchez; Nicola Truant
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Damage and removal of the coating on the first lens of the MegaCam wide-field corrector
Author(s): Gregory Barrick; Tom Benedict; Derrick Salmon
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Upgrade of the detector in the integral field spectrograph OSIRIS at the W. M. Keck Observatory
Author(s): Anna Boehle; James E. Larkin; Sean M. Adkins; Theodore Aliado; Michael P. Fitzgerald; Christopher A. Johnson; James E. Lyke; Kenneth G. Magnone; Ji Man Sohn; Eric Wang; Jason L. Weiss
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Optical design of the slit-viewing camera for the NIRSPEC upgrade
Author(s): Emily C. Martin; Michael P. Fitzgerald; Ian S. McLean; Evan Kress; Eric Wang
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On-sky commissioning of Hamamatsu CCDs in GMOS-S
Author(s): German Gimeno; Katherine Roth; Kristin Chiboucas; Pascale Hibon; Luc Boucher; John White; Matthew Rippa; Kathleen Labrie; James Turner; Kevin Hanna; Manuel Lazo; Gabriel Pérez; Rolando Rogers; Roberto Rojas; Vinicius Placco; Richard Murowinski
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Easy mounting interface for compact instruments at TNG
Author(s): Adriano Ghedina; A. Luis Riverol Rodriguez
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A method for reducing atmospheric noise without chopping for ground-based mid-infrared observations
Author(s): Tomohiko Nakamura; Takashi Miyata; Shigeyuki Sako; Takafumi Kamizuka; Kentaro Asano; Mizuho Uchiyama; Kazushi Okada
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SOFIA's secondary mirror assembly: in-flight performance and control approach
Author(s): Andreas Reinacher; Yannick Lammen; Hans-Peter Roeser
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Development of the FPI+ as facility science instrument for SOFIA cycle four observations
Author(s): Enrico Pfüller; Manuel Wiedemann; Jürgen Wolf; Alfred Krabbe
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Avalanche photo diodes in the observatory environment: lucky imaging at 1-2.5 microns
Author(s): A. Vaccarella; R. Sharp; M. Ellis; S. Singh; G. Bloxham; A. Bouchez; R. Conan; R. Boz; D. Bundy; J. Davies; B. Espeland; J. Hart; N. Herrald; M. Ireland; G. Jacoby; J. Nielsen; C. Vest; P. Young; B. Fordham; A. Zovaro
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Final integration and alignment of LINC-NIRVANA
Author(s): Javier Moreno-Ventas ; Peter Bizenberger; Thomas Bertram; Kalyan K. Radhakrishnan; Frank Kittmann; Harald Baumeister; Luca Marafatto; Lars Mohr; Tom Herbst
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An instrumental puzzle: the modular integration of AOLI
Author(s): Roberto L. López; Sergio Velasco; Carlos Colodro-Conde; Juan J. F. Valdivia; Marta Puga ; Alejandro Oscoz; Rafael Rebolo; Craig MacKay; Antonio Pérez-Garrido; Luis Fernando Rodríguez-Ramos; José Manuel M. Rodríguez-Ramos; David King; Lucas Labadie; Balaji Muthusubramanian; Gustavo Rodríguez-Coira
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The V-SHARK high contrast imager at LBT
Author(s): F. Pedichini; F. Ambrosino; M. Centrone; J. Farinato; G. Li Causi; E. Pinna; A. Puglisi; M. Stangalini; V. Testa
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SPHERE IRDIS and IFS astrometric strategy and calibration
Author(s): Anne-Lise Maire; Maud Langlois; Kjetil Dohlen; Anne-Marie Lagrange; Raffaele Gratton; Gaël Chauvin; Silvano Desidera; Julien H. Girard; Julien Milli; Arthur Vigan; Gerard Zins; Philippe Delorme; Jean-Luc Beuzit; Riccardo U. Claudi; Markus Feldt; David Mouillet; Pascal Puget; Massimo Turatto; François Wildi
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Modeling the transmission and thermal emission in a pupil image behind the Keck II adaptive optics system
Author(s): Pauline Arriaga; Michael P. Fitzgerald; James E. Lyke; Randall D. Campbell; Peter L. Wizinowich; Sean M. Adkins; Keith Y. Matthews
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GPI observational calibrations XIV: polarimetric contrasts and new data reduction techniques
Author(s): Maxwell A. Millar-Blanchaer; Marshall D. Perrin; Li-Wei Hung; Michael P. Fitzgerald; Jason J. Wang; Jeffrey Chilcote; James R. Graham; Sebastian Bruzzone; Paul G. Kalas
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Gemini Planet Imager observational calibrations XI: pipeline improvements and enhanced calibrations after two years on sky
Author(s): Marshall D. Perrin; Patrick Ingraham; Katherine B. Follette; Jérôme Maire; Jason J. Wang; Dmitry Savransky; Pauline Arriaga; Vanessa P. Bailey; Sebastian Bruzzone; Jeffrey K. Chilcote; Robert J. De Rosa; Zachary H. Draper; Michael P. Fitzgerald; Alexandra Z. Greenbaum; Li-Wei Hung; Quinn Konopacky; Bruce Macintosh; Franck Marchis; Christian Marois; Maxwell A. Millar-Blanchaer; Eric Nielsen; Abhijith Rajan; Julien Rameau; Fredrik T. Rantakyro; Jean-Baptiste Ruffio; Kimberly Ward-Duong; Schuyler G. Wolff; Joseph Zalesky
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Gemini planet imager observational calibration XIII: wavelength calibration improvements, stability, and nonlinearity
Author(s): Schuyler G. Wolff; Kimberly Ward-Duong; Joe Zalesky; Alex Z. Greenbaum; Marshall D. Perrin; James Graham
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Design of the ERIS calibration unit
Author(s): Mauro Dolci; Angelo Valentini; Gianluca Di Rico; Simone Esposito; Debora Ferruzzi; Armando Riccardi; Paolo Spanò; Jacopo Antichi
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Gemini planet imager observational calibration XII: photometric calibration in the polarimetry mode
Author(s): Li-Wei Hung; Sebastian Bruzzone; Maxwell A. Millar-Blanchaer; Jason J. Wang; Pauline Arriaga; Stanimir Metchev; Michael P. Fitzgerald; Anand Sivaramakrishnan; Marshall D. Perrin
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An ADC for the SAM on the SOAR Telescope
Author(s): Roberto Tighe; Andrei Tokovinin; Patricio Schurter; Manuel Martínez; Rolando Cantarutti
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Infrared photometry with 'wall-eyed' pointing at the Large Binocular Telescope
Author(s): Eckhart Spalding; Andrew Skemer; Philip M. Hinz; John M. Hill
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SPHERE on-sky performance compared with budget predictions
Author(s): Kjetil Dohlen; Arthur Vigan; David Mouillet; François Wildi; Jean-François Sauvage; Thierry Fusco; Jean-Luc Beuzit; Pascal Puget; David Le Mignant; Ronald Roelfsema; Johan Pragt; Hans Martin Schmid; Raffaele Gratton; Dino Mesa; Riccardo Claudi; Maud Langlois; Anne Costille; Emmanuel Hugot; Jared O'Neil; Juan Carlos Guerra; Mamadou N'Diaye; Julien Girard; Dimitri Mawet; Gerard Zins
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NIX, the imager for ERIS: the AO instrument for the VLT
Author(s): David Pearson; William Taylor; Ric Davies; Mike MacIntosh; David Henry; David Lunney; Chris Waring; Xiaofeng Gao; John Lightfoot; Adrian M. Glauser; Sascha P. Quanz; Michael R. Meyer; Hans Martin Schmid; Stephen March; Walter Bachmann; Helmut Feuchtgruber; Elizabeth George; Eckhard Sturm; Beth Biller; Sasha Hinckley; Matthew Kenworthy; Paola Amico; Andreas Glindemann; Marcus Kasper; Harald Kuntschner; Reinhold Dorn; Sebastian Egner
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Pushing down with the contrast: scientific performances with SPHERE-IFS
Author(s): R. Claudi; J. Antichi; A. Baruffolo; P. Bruno; E. Cascone; V. DeCaprio; M. DePascale; S. Desidera; V. D'Orazi; D. Fantinel; G. Farisato; E. Giro; R. Gratton; L. Lessio; A.L. Maire; D. Mesa; B. Salasnich; S. Scuderi; E. Sissa; M. Turatto; A. Zurlo; JL Beuzit; A. Boccaletti; G. Chauvin; K. Dohlen; G. Finger; J. H. Girard; M. Kasper; N. Hubin; M. Langlois; J. L. Lizon; D. Mouillet; P. Puget; F. Wildi
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H2RG detector characterization for RIMAS and instrument efficiencies
Author(s): Vicki L. Toy; Alexander S. Kutyrev; John I. Capone; Thomas Hams; F. David Robinson; Gennadiy N. Lotkin; Sylvain Veilleux; Samuel H. Moseley; Neil A. Gehrels; Stuart N. Vogel
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An optical design of the wide-field imaging and multi-object spectrograph for an Antarctic infrared telescope
Author(s): Takashi Ichikawa; Tomokazu Obata
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GravityCam: wide-field, high-resolution imaging and high-speed photometry instrument
Author(s): Craig MacKay; Martin Dominik; Iain Steele
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Advances in the development of a Mach-Zehnder interferometric Doppler imager for seismology of giant planets
Author(s): Ivan Gonçalves; François-Xavier Schmider; Yves Bresson; Julien Dejonghe; Olivier Preis; Sylvie Robbe-Dubois; Thierry Appourchaux; Patrick Boumier; Jean-Christophe Leclec'h; Gilles Morinaud; Patrick Gaulme; Jason Jackiewicz
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Design, assembly, and performance of the low-resolution spectrograph 2 integral field unit
Author(s): Brian L. Vattiat; Hanshin Lee; Taylor Chonis; Gary J. Hill; Christian Haubitz-Reinke
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Development of a prototype of the Tomo-e Gozen wide-field CMOS camera
Author(s): Shigeyuki Sako; Ryou Osawa; Hidenori Takahashi; Yuki Kikuchi; Mamoru Doi; Naoto Kobayashi; Tsutomu Aoki; Ko Arimatsu; Makoto Ichiki; Shiro Ikeda; Yoshifusa Ita; Toshihiro Kasuga; Hideyo Kawakita; Mitsuru Kokubo; Hiroyuki Maehara; Noriyuki Matsunaga; Hiroyuki Mito; Kazuma Mitsuda; Takashi Miyata; Kiyoshi Mori; Yuki Mori; Mikio Morii; Tomoki Morokuma; Kentaro Motohara; Yoshikazu Nakada; Kentaro Osawa; Shin-ichiro Okumura; Hiroki Onozato; Yuki Sarugaku; Mikiya Sato; Toshikazu Shigeyama; Takao Soyano; Masaomi Tanaka; Yuki Taniguchi; Ataru Tanikawa; Ken'ichi Tarusawa; Nozomu Tominaga; Tomonori Totani; Seitaro Urakawa; Fumihiko Usui; Junichi Watanabe; Jumpei Yamaguchi; Makoto Yoshikawa
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The Wide Integral Field Infrared Spectrograph (WIFIS): optomechanical design and development
Author(s): R. Elliot Meyer; Dae-Sik Moon; Suresh Sivanandam; Ke Ma; Chuck Henderson; Basil Blank; Chueh-Yi Chou; Miranda Jarvis; Stephen S. Eikenberry
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Optical design of a multi-resolution, single-shot spectrograph
Author(s): François Hénault; Florence Laurent
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Survey of materials and coatings suitable for controlling stray light from the near-UV to the near-IR
Author(s): Tom Benedict; Gregory A. Barrick; John Pazder
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NIR camera and spectrograph SWIMS for TAO 6.5m telescope: overview and development status
Author(s): Kentaro Motohara; Masahiro Konishi; Hidenori Takahashi; Natsuko M. Kato; Yutaro Kitagawa; Yutaka Kobayakawa; Yasunori Terao; Hirofumi Ohashi; Tsutomu Aoki; Mamoru Doi; Takafumi Kamizuka; Kotaro Kohno; Takeo Minezaki; Takashi Miyata; Tomoki Morokuma; Kiyoshi Mori; Ryou Ohsawa; Kazushi Okada; Shigeyuki Sako; Takao Soyano; Yoichi Tamura; Toshihiko Tanabe; Masuo Tanaka; Ken'ichi Tarusawa; Masahito S. Uchiyama; Shintaro Koshida; Kentaro Asano; Ken Tateuchi; Mizhuo Uchiyama; Soya Todo; Yuzuru Yoshii
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Developing scanning-slit spectrograph for imaging the Sun
Author(s): Hemanth Pruthvi; K. B. Ramesh; Sajal Kumar Dhara; B. Ravindra
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Development status of the mid-infrared two-field camera and spectrograph MIMIZUKU for the TAO 6.5-m Telescope
Author(s): Takafumi Kamizuka; Takashi Miyata; Shigeyuki Sako; Ryou Ohsawa; Kazushi Okada; Masahito S. Uchiyama; Kiyoshi Mori; Jumpei Yamaguchi; Kentaro Asano; Mizuho Uchiyama; Itsuki Sakon; Takashi Onaka; Hirokazu Kataza; Sunao Hasegawa; Fumihiko Usui; Naruhisa Takato; Tsutomu Aoki; Mamoru Doi; Natsuko M. Kato; Yutaro Kitagawa; Yutaka Kobayakawa; Kotaro Kohno; Masahiro Konishi; Takeo Minezaki; Tomoki Morokuma; Kentaro Motohara; Hirofumi Ohashi; Takao Soyano; Hidenori Takahashi; Yoichi Tamura; Toshihiko Tanabé; Masuo Tanaka; Ken'ichi Tarusawa; Yasunori Terao; Yuzuru Yoshii
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Conceptual design of wide-field focal plane with InGaAs image sensors
Author(s): Y. Komiyama; H. Nakaya; N. Kashikawa; T. Uchida
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The SKA low frequency aperture array
Author(s): J. G. Bij de Vaate; P. Benthem; H. Schnetler
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SAAO's new robotic telescope and WiNCam (Wide-field Nasmyth Camera)
Author(s): Hannah L. Worters; James E. O'Connor; David B. Carter; Egan Loubser; Pieter A. Fourie; Amanda Sickafoose; Pieter Swanevelder
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Requirement analysis for a modular low resolution spectrograph
Author(s): A. S. Piascik; I. A. Steele
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OCTOCAM: a fast multi-channel imager and spectrograph proposed for the Gemini Observatory
Author(s): A. de Ugarte Postigo; P. Roming; C. C. Thöne; A. J. van der Horst; S. Pope; M. L. García Vargas; E. Sánchez-Blanco; M. Maldonado Medina; R. Content; F. Snik; R. Killough; G. Winters; K. Persson; S. Jeffers; A. Riva; A. Bianco; A. Zanutta
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The new SOXS instrument for the ESO NTT
Author(s): P. Schipani; R. Claudi; S. Campana; A. Baruffolo; S. Basa; S. Basso; E. Cappellaro; E. Cascone; R. Cosentino; F. D'Alessio; V. De Caprio; M. Della Valle; A. de Ugarte Postigo; S. D'Orsi; R. Franzen; J. Fynbo; A. Gal-Yam; D. Gardiol; E. Giro; M. Hamuy; M. Iuzzolino; D. Loreggia; S. Mattila; M. Munari; G. Pignata; M. Riva; S. Savarese; B. Schmidt; S. Scuderi; S. Smartt; F. Vitali
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Design and modeling of a moderate-resolution astronomic spectrograph with volume-phase holographic gratings
Author(s): Eduard R. Muslimov; Gennady G. Valyavin; Sergey N. Fabrika; Nadezhda K. Pavlycheva
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Science with OCTOCAM: a new workhorse instrument proposed for Gemini
Author(s): Christina C. Thöne; Antonio de Ugarte Postigo; Alexander van der Horst; Pete Roming
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The Wendelstein three channel imager (3KK): alignment, commissioning, and first results
Author(s): F. Lang-Bardl; R. Bender; C. Goessl; F. Grupp; H.-J. Hess; J. Kaminski; K. Hodapp; U. Hopp; S. Jacobson; H. Kravcar; A. Monna; W. Mitsch; J. Schlichter; M. Wegner
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Gamma/hadron separation in HAWC using neural networks
Author(s): T. Capistrán ; I. Torres; E. Moreno
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The prototype cameras for trans-Neptunian automatic occultation survey
Author(s): Shiang-Yu Wang; Hung-Hsu Ling; Yen-Sang Hu; John C. Geary; Yin-Chang Chang; Hsin-Yo Chen; Stephen M. Amato; Pin-Jie Huang; Jerome Pratlong; Andrew Szentgyorgyi; Matthew Lehner; Timothy Norton; Paul Jorden
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The Gamma-ray Cherenkov Telescope, an end-to end Schwarzschild-Couder telescope prototype proposed for the Cherenkov Telescope Array
Author(s): J. L. Dournaux; A. Abchiche; D. Allan; J. P. Amans; T. P. Armstrong; A. Balzer; D. Berge; C. Boisson; J.-J. Bousquet; A. M. Brown; M. Bryan; G. Buchholtz; P. M. Chadwick; H. Costantini; G. Cotter; L. Dangeon; M. K. Daniel; A. De Franco; F. De Frondat; D. Dumas; J. P. Ernenwein; G. Fasola; S. Funk; J. Gironnet; J. A. Graham; T. Greenshaw; B. Hameau; O. Hervet; N. Hidaka; J.A. Hinton; J.M. Huet; I. Jégouzo; T. Jogler; T. Kawashima; M. Kraush; J. S. Lapington; P. Laporte; J. Lefaucheur; S. Markoff; T. Melse; L. Mohrmann; P. Molyneux; S. J. Nolan; A. Okumura; J. P. Osborne; R. D. Parsons; S. Rosen; D. Ross; G. Rowell; C. B. Rulten; Y. Sato; F. Sayède; J. Schmoll; H. Schoorlemmer; M. Servillat; H. Sol; V. Stamatescu; M. Stephan; R. Stuik; J. Sykes; H. Tajima; J. Thornhill; L. Tibaldo; C. Trichard; J. Vink; J. J. Watson; R. White; N. Yamane; A. Zech; A. Zink
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The GMOX science case: resolving galaxies through cosmic time
Author(s): Mario Gennaro; Massimo Robberto; Timothy Heckman; Stephen A. Smee; Robert Barkhouser; Zoran Ninkov; Angela Adamo; George Becker; Andrea Bellini; Luciana Bianchi; Arjan Bik; Rongmon Bordoloi; Annalisa Calamida; Daniela Calzetti; Gisella De Rosa; Susana Deustua; Jason Kalirai; Jennifer Lotz; John MacKenty; Carlo Felice Manara; Margaret Meixner; Camilla Pacifici; Elena Sabbi; Kailash Sahu; Jason Tumlinson
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PRAXIS: a near infrared spectrograph optimised for OH suppression
Author(s): S. C. Ellis; S. Bauer; J. Bland-Hawthorn; S. Case; R. Content; T. Fechner; D. Giannone; R. Haynes; E. Hernandez; A. J. Horton; U. Klauser; J. S. Lawrence; S. G. Leon-Saval; E. Lindley; H.-G. Löhmannsröben; S.-S. Min; N. Pai; M. Roth; K. Shortridge; Nicholas F. Staszak; Julia Tims; Pascal Xavier; Ross Zhelem
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Update on BOMBOLO: a 3-arm, wide-field, near-UV/optical imager for the 4-meter SOAR telescope
Author(s): Eduardo Garcés; Dani Guzmán; Damien Jones; Rodolfo Angeloni; Thomas Puzia
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LRS2: design, assembly, testing, and commissioning of the second-generation low-resolution spectrograph for the Hobby-Eberly Telescope
Author(s): Taylor S. Chonis; Gary J. Hill; Hanshin Lee; Sarah E. Tuttle; Brian L. Vattiat; Niv Drory; Briana L. Indahl; Trent W. Peterson; Jason Ramsey
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Cryogenic near infrared spectropolarimeter for the Daniel K. Inouye Solar Telescope
Author(s): Andre Fehlmann; Cynthia Giebink; Jeffrey R. Kuhn; Ernesto J. Messersmith; Donald L. Mickey; Isabelle F. Scholl; Don James; Kirby Hnat; Greg Schickling; Richard Schickling
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Balloon UV experiments for astronomical and atmospheric observations
Author(s): Sreejith A. G.; Joice Mathew; Mayuresh Sarpotdar; Nirmal K.; Ambily S.; Ajin Prakash; Margarita Safonova; Jayant Murthy
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Development of high reflectivity coatings for large format Fabry-Perot etalons
Author(s): M. Sigwarth; J. Baumgartner; A. Bell; G. Cagnoli; A. Fischer; C. Halbgewachs; F. Heidecke; Th. J. Kentischer; B. Kestner; P. Kuschnir; O. von der Lühe; L. Pinard; Ch. Michel; W. J. Reichman; B. Sassolas; Th. Scheiffelen; W. Schmidt
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The PAU camera carbon fiber cryostat and filter interchange system
Author(s): Luis Lopez; Cristóbal Padilla; Laia Cardiel-Sas; Otger Ballester; Ferràn Grañena; Ester Majà; Francisco J. Castander
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Qualification of HEIDENHAIN linear encoders for picometer resolution metrology in VTF Etalons
Author(s): Clemens Halbgewachs; Thomas J. Kentischer; Karsten Sändig; Joerg Baumgartner; Alexander Bell; Andreas Fischer; Stefan Funk; Frank Heidecke; Thomas Scheiffelen; Wolfgang Schmidt; Michael Sigwarth; Erwin Spanner; Peter Speckbacher; Oskar F. von der Lühe
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MOPTOP: a multi-colour optimised optical polarimeter
Author(s): Helen Jermak; Iain A. Steele; Robert J. Smith
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The PAUCam readout electronics system
Author(s): Jorge Jiménez ; José M. Illa; Laia Cardiel-Sas; Juan de Vicente; Javier Castilla; Ricard Casas
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Characterization and performance of PAUCam filters
Author(s): R. Casas; L. Cardiel-Sas; F. J. Castander; C. Díaz; J. Gaweda; J. Jiménez Rojas; S. Jiménez; M. Lamensans; C. Padilla; F. J. Rodriguez; E. Sanchez ; I. Sevilla Noarbe
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PLC-controlled cryostats for the BlackGEM and MeerLICHT detectors
Author(s): Gert Raskin; Johan Morren; Wim Pessemier; Steven Bloemen; Marc Klein-Wolt; Ronald Roelfsema; Paul Groot; Conny Aerts
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End-to-end simulations of the visible tunable filter for the Daniel K. Inouye Solar Telescope
Author(s): Wolfgang Schmidt; Matthias Schubert; Monika Ellwarth; Jörg Baumgartner; Alexander Bell; Andreas Fischer; Clemens Halbgewachs; Frank Heidecke; Thomas Kentischer; Oskar von der Lühe; Thomas Scheiffelen; Michael Sigwarth
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Bokeh mirror alignment for Cherenkov telescopes
Author(s): S. A. Mueller; J. Adam; M. L. Ahnen; D. Baack; M. Balbo; M. Bergmann; A. Biland; M. Blank; T. Bretz; K. A. Bruegge; J. Buss; A. Dmytriiev; D. Dorner; S. Einecke; C. Hempfling; D. Hildebrand; G. Hughes; L. Linhoff; K. Mannheim; D. Neise; A. Neronov; M. Noethe; A. Paravac; F. Pauss; W. Rhode; A. Shukla; F. Temme; J. Thaele; R. Walter
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First results and future plans for the Canarias Infrared Camera Experiment (CIRCE) for the Gran Telescopio Canarias
Author(s): Alan Garner; Stephen S. Eikenberry; Miguel Charcos; Yigit Dallilar; Michelle Edwards; Nestor Lasso-Cabrera; Richard D. Stelter; Antonio Marin-Franch; S. Nicholas Raines; Kendall Ackley; John G. Bennett; Javier A. Cenarro ; Brian Chinn; Veronica H. Donoso; Raymond Frommeyer; Kevin Hanna; Michael D. Herlevich; Jeff Julian; Paola Miller; Scott Mullin; Charles H. Murphey; Christopher Packham; Frank Varosi; Claudia Vega; Craig Warner; Anamparambu N. Ramaprakash; Mahesh Burse; Sujit Punnadi; Pravinkumar Chordia; Andreas Gerarts; Héctor de Paz Martín; María Martín Calero; Riccardo Scarpa; Sergio Fernandez Acosta; William Miguel Hernández Sánchez; Benjamin Siegel; Francisco Francisco Pérez; Himar D. Viera Martín; José A. Rodríguez Losada; Agustín Nuñez; Álvaro Tejero; Carlos E. Martín González; César Cabrera Rodríguez; Jordi Molgó Sendra; J. Esteban Rodriguez; J. Israel Fernádez Cáceres; Luis A. Rodríguez García; Manuel Huertas Lopez; Raul Dominguez; Tim Gaggstatter; Antonio Cabrera-Lavers; Stefan Geier; Peter Pessev; Ata Sarajedini; A. J. Castro-Tirado
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TAUKAM: a new prime-focus camera for the Tautenburg Schmidt Telescope
Author(s): Bringfried Stecklum; Jochen Eislöffel; Sylvio Klose; Uwe Laux; Tom Löwinger; Helmut Meusinger; Michael Pluto; Johannes Winkler; Frank Dionies
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Calibrating the SNfactory Integral Field Spectrograph (SNIFS) with SCALA
Author(s): Daniel Küsters; Simona Lombardo; Marek Kowalski; Greg Aldering; Jakob Nordin; Mickael Rigault
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Design and development of control unit and software for the ADFOSC instrument of the 3.6 m Devasthal optical telescope
Author(s): T. S. Kumar
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The opto-mechanical design for GMOX: a next-generation instrument concept for Gemini
Author(s): Stephen A. Smee; Robert Barkhouser; Massimo Robberto; Zoran Ninkov; Mario Gennaro; Timothy M. Heckman
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The AST3-NIR camera for the Kunlun Infrared Sky Survey
Author(s): Jon Lawrence; Michael Ashley; Michael Burton; Xiangqun Cui; Vladimir Churilov; Robert Content; Peter Gillingham; Karl Glazebrook; Bozhong Gu; Michael Ireland; Xiang Jiang; Haiping Lu; Anna Moore; Jeremy Mould; Nicholas F. Staszak; Julia Tims; Peter Tuthill; Lifan Wang; Xiangyan Yuan; Kaiyuan Zhang; Ross Zhelem; Jessica Zheng
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The optical design of GMOX: a next-generation instrument concept for Gemini
Author(s): Robert Barkhouser; Massimo Robberto; Stephen A. Smee; Zoran Ninkov; Mario Gennaro; Timothy Heckman
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Blue camera of the Keck cosmic web imager, fabrication and testing
Author(s): Constance Rockosi; David Cowley; Jerry Cabak; David Hilyard; Terry Pfister
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SIOUX project: a simultaneous multiband camera for exoplanet atmospheres studies
Author(s): Jean Marc Christille; Aldo Stefano Bonomo; Francesco Borsa; Deborah Busonero; Paolo Calcidese; Riccardo Claudi; Mario Damasso; Paolo Giacobbe; Emilio Molinari; Emanuele Pace; Alberto Riva; Alesandro Sozzetti; Giorgio Toso; Daniela Tresoldi
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Concepts of the mosaic array of numerous ultra-small lens (MANUL) design
Author(s): A. Pál; L. Mészáros
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DKIST visible broadband imager alignment in laboratory: first results
Author(s): Predrag Sekulic; Scott B. Gregory; Steve L. Hegwer; Andrew Ferayorni; Friedrich Woeger
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Nanoradian ground-based astrometry, optical navigation, and artificial reference stars
Author(s): Chengxing Zhai; Michael Shao; Abhijit Biswas; Todd Ely; Christopher Jacobs; Joseph Lazio; Tomas Martin-Mur; William Owen; Mike Rud; Navtej Saini; Jagmit Sandhu; Slava Turyshev; Thomas Werne
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Throughput of commercial photographic camera lenses for use in astronomical systems
Author(s): D. Q. Nagasawa; N. Mondrik; J. L. Marshall; D. L. DePoy; L. Schmidt; B. Hill; L. Turner; J. P. Rheault
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Okayama astrophysical observatory wide-field camera: status and performance
Author(s): Kenshi Yanagisawa; Yasuhiro Shimizu; Kiichi Okita; Daisuke Kuroda; Hironori Tsutsui; Hiroyuki Toda; Hideyuki Izumiura; Michitoshi Yoshida; Koji Ohta; Nobuyuki Kawai
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Efficient coupling of starlight into single mode photonics using Adaptive Injection (AI)
Author(s): Barnaby Norris; Nick Cvetojevic; Simon Gross; Alexander Arriola; Peter Tuthill; Jon Lawrence; Samuel Richards; Michael Goodwin; Jessica Zheng
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Concept design of an 80-dual polarization element cryogenic phased array camera for the Arecibo Radio Telescope
Author(s): German Cortes-Medellin; Stephen Parshley; Donald B. Campbell; Karl F. Warnick; Brian D. Jeffs; Rajagopalan Ganesh
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Astrophysical Research Consortium Telescope Imaging Camera (ARCTIC) facility optical imager for the Apache Point Observatory 3.5m telescope
Author(s): Joseph Huehnerhoff; William Ketzeback; Alaina Bradley; Jack Dembicky; Caitlin Doughty; Suzanne Hawley; Courtney Johnson; Mark Klaene; Ed Leon; Russet McMillan; Russell Owen; Conor Sayres; Tyler Sheen; Alysha Shugart
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Status of Focal Plane Instrumentation (FPI) project of the 4m DAG telescope
Author(s): Onur Keskin; Sinan K. Yerli; Cahit Yeşilyaprak; Tolga Guver; Sinan Aliş; F. Korhan Yelkenci; B. Bülent Güçsav; Mehtap Ö. Ozbey Arabaci; Ayşe Erol
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Design of a derotator for the 4 m DAG telescope
Author(s): Jérémie Baudet; Laurent Jolissaint; Onur Keskin; Cahit Yesilyaprak; Sinan K. Yerli
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The Zwicky Transient Facility Camera
Author(s): Richard Dekany; Roger M. Smith; Justin Belicki; Alexandre Delacroix; Gina Duggan; Michael Feeney; David Hale; Stephen Kaye; Jennifer Milburn; Patrick Murphy; Michael Porter; Daniel J. Reiley; Reed L. Riddle; Hector Rodriguez; Eric C. Bellm
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Performance of the e2v 1.2 GPix cryogenic camera for the J-PAS 2.5m survey telescope
Author(s): M. S. Robbins; M. Bastable; A. Bates; M. Dryer; S. Eames; G. Fenemore-Jones; G. Haddow; P. R. Jorden; B. Lane; A. Marin-Franch; J. Mortimer; I. Palmer; N. Puttay; R. Renshaw; M. Smith; K. Taylor; J. Tearle; P. Weston; P. Wheeler; J. Worley
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Wide field of view spectroscopy using solid Fabry-Perot interferometers
Author(s): Jonathan Nikoleyczik; Alexander Kutyrev; Harvey Moseley; Sylvain Veilleux
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COATLI: an all-sky robotic optical imager with 0.3 arcsec image quality
Author(s): Alan M. Watson; Salvador Cuevas Cardona; Luis C. Alvarez Nuñez; Fernando Ángeles; Rosa L. Becerra-Godínez; Oscar Chapa; Alejandro S. Farah; Jorge Fuentes-Fernández; Liliana Figueroa; Rosalía Langarica Lebre; Fernando Quiróz; Carlos G. Román-Zúñiga; Jaime Ruíz-Diáz-Soto; Carlos Tejada; Silvio J. Tinoco
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Optical design of COATLI: an all-sky robotic optical imager with 0.3 arcsec image quality
Author(s): Jorge Fuentes-Fernández; Salvador Cuevas ; Alan M. Watson; Oscar Chapa
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Systems design of COATLI: an all-sky robotic optical imager with 0.3 arcsec image quality
Author(s): Salvador Cuevas ; Rosalia Langarica; Alan M. Watson; Jorge Fuentes-Fernández; Fernando Ángeles; Alejandro S. Farah; Liliana Figueroa; Rosa L. Becerra-Godínez; Oscar Chapa; Carlos G. Román-Zúñiga; Fernando Quiróz; Carlos Tejada; Luis C. Álvarez-Núñez; Jaime Ruz; Silvio J. Tinoco
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Conception of a near-IR spectrometer for ground-based observations of massive stars
Author(s): C. Kintziger; R. Desselle; J. Loicq; G. Rauw; P. Rochus
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LSST camera grid structure made out of ceramic composite material, HB-Cesic
Author(s): Matthias R. Kroedel; J. Bryan Langton
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The Fly's Eye camera system: new results with an autonomously observing telescope
Author(s): L. Mészáros; A. Pal; A. Jaskó; G. Csépány; Gy. Mező; K. Vida; K. Oláh
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An airborne infrared spectrometer for solar eclipse observations
Author(s): Jenna Samra; Peter Cheimets; Edward DeLuca; John Galeros; Thomas Gauron; Leon Golub; Giora Guth; Edward Hertz; Philip Judge; Serge Koutchmy; Vanessa Marquez
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Project PANOPTES: a citizen-scientist exoplanet transit survey using commercial digital cameras
Author(s): Wilfred T. Gee; Olivier Guyon; Josh Walawender; Nemanja Jovanovic; Luc Boucher
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Dramatic robustness of a multiple delay dispersed interferometer to spectrograph errors: how mixing delays reduces or cancels wavelength drift
Author(s): David J. Erskine; E. Linder; E. Wishnow; J. Edelstein; M. Sirk; P. Muirhead; J. Lloyd; A. Kim
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High sensitivity, wide coverage, and high-resolution NIR non-cryogenic spectrograph, WINERED
Author(s): Yuji Ikeda; Naoto Kobayashi; Sohei Kondo; Shogo Otsubo; Satoshi Hamano; Hiroaki Sameshima; Tomoshiro Yoshikawa; Kei Fukue; Kenshi Nakanishi; Takafumi Kawanishi; Tetsuya Nakaoka; Masaomi Kinoshita; Ayaka Kitano; Akira Asano; Keiichi Takenaka; Ayaka Watase; Hiroyuki Mito; Chikako Yasui; Atsushi Minami; Natsuko Izumu; Ryo Yamamoto; Misaki Mizumoto; Takayuki Arasaki; Akira Arai; Noriyuki Matsunaga; Hideyo Kawakita
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Thermal stability improvements to the ESPaDOnS spectrograph with the addition of a thermal enclosure
Author(s): Gregory Barrick; Tom Benedict; Claire Moutou; Lison Malo; John White; André-Nicolas Chene; Michael Lundquist
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Performance characteristics of two volume phase holographic grisms produced for the ESPRESSO spectrograph
Author(s): James A. Arns
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A system to provide sub-milliKelvin temperature control at T~300K for extreme precision optical radial velocimetry
Author(s): Paul M. Robertson; Frederick R. Hearty; Tyler B. Anderson; Gudmundur K. Stefánsson; Eric I. Levi; Chad F. Bender; Suvrath Mahadevan; Samuel P. Halverson; Andrew J. Monson; Lawrence W. Ramsey; Arpita Roy; Christian Schwab; Ryan C. Terrien; Matthew J. Nelson; Basil Blank
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Multi-fiber coupling through a miniature lens system into the FOCES spectrograph
Author(s): Hanna Kellermann; Frank Grupp; Anna Brucalassi; Liang Wang; Nils Baisert; Florian Lang-Bardl; Ulrich Hopp; Ralf Bender
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Relative stability of two laser frequency combs for routine operation on HARPS and FOCES
Author(s): Rafael A. Probst; Gaspare Lo Curto; Gerardo Ávila; Anna Brucalassi; Bruno L. Canto Martins; Izan de Castro Leão; Massimiliano Esposito; Jonay I. González Hernández; Frank Grupp; Theodor W. Hänsch; Ronald Holzwarth; Hanna Kellermann; Florian Kerber; Olaf Mandel; Antonio Manescau ; Luca Pasquini; Eszter Pozna; Rafael Rebolo; José Renan de Medeiros; Sebastian P. Stark; Tilo Steinmetz; Alejandro Suárez Mascareño; Thomas Udem; Josefina Urrutia; Yuanjie Wu
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CARMENES: the VIS channel spectrograph in operation
Author(s): W. Seifert; W. Xu; O. Stahl; H. J. Hagen; M. A. Sánchez Carrasco; G. Veredas; J. A. Caballero; J. Guardia; J. Helmling; L. Hernandez; A. Pérez-Calpena; S. Tulloch; A. Kaminski; M. Zechmeister; A. Quirrenbach; P. J. Amado; I. Ribas; A. Reiners; H. Mandel
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An ultra-stable cryostat for the detectors of ESPRESSO
Author(s): Jean Louis Lizon; Olaf Iwert; Sebastian Deiries; Hans Decker; Renate Hinterschuster; Antonio Manescau; Denis Megevand; Eric Mueller; Francesco Alfonso Pepe; Marco Riva
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The Leiden EXoplanet Instrument (LEXI): a high-contrast high-dispersion spectrograph
Author(s): S. Y. Haffert; M. J. Wilby; C. U. Keller; I. A. G. Snellen
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A calibration unit for the near-infrared spectropolarimeter SPIRou
Author(s): Isabelle Boisse; Sandrine Perruchot; François Bouchy; François Dolon; François Moreau; Rico Sottile; François Wildi
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CARMENES: interlocks or the importance of process visualization and system diagnostics in complex astronomical instruments
Author(s): J. Helmling; K. Wagner; L. Hernández Castaño; D. Benítez; J. Marín Molina; J. I. Vico Linares; F. Hernández Hernando; J. F. López Salas; H. Magán; A. Pérez-Calpena; J. A. Caballero; W. Seifert; A. Quirrenbach; P. J. Amado; I. Ribas; A. Reiners
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GIANO and HARPS-N together: towards an Earth-mass detection instrument
Author(s): A. Tozzi; E. Oliva; M. Iuzzolino; L. Fini; A. Puglisi; M. Sozzi; G. Falcini; L. Carbonaro; A. Ghedina; L. Mercatelli; U. Seemann; R. Claudi
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Development of illumination optics in optical scheme of high-resolution fiber-fed echelle-spectrograph for the Big Telescope Alt-azimuth (BTA)
Author(s): D. E. Kukushkin; D. A. Sazonenko; A. V. Bakholdin; G. G. Valyavin
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Achieving the resolution of the spectrograph of the 6m large Azimuthal telescope
Author(s): Dmitrii Sazonenko; Dmitrii Kukushkin; Alexey Bakholdin; Gennady Valyavin
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HARPS3 for a roboticized Isaac Newton Telescope
Author(s): Samantha J. Thompson; Didier Queloz; Isabelle Baraffe; Martyn Brake; Andrey Dolgopolov; Martin Fisher; Michel Fleury; Joost Geelhoed; Richard Hall; Jonay I. González Hernández; Rik ter Horst; Jan Kragt; Ramón Navarro; Tim Naylor; Francesco Pepe; Nikolai Piskunov; Rafael Rebolo; Louis Sander; Damien Ségransan; Eugene Seneta; David Sing; Ignas Snellen; Frans Snik; Julien Spronck; Eric Stempels; Xiaowei Sun; Samuel Santana Tschudi; John Young
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On-sky Doppler performance of TOU optical very high-resolution spectrograph for detecting low-mass planets
Author(s): Jian Ge; Bo Ma; Sirinrat Sithajan; Michael A. Singer; Scott Powell; Frank Varosi; Bo Zhao; Sidney Schofield; Jian Liu; Nolan Grieves; Anthony Cassette; Louis Avner; Hali Jakeman; Matthew Muterspaugh; Michael Williamson; Rory Barnes
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Optical design of the NASA-NSF extreme precision Doppler spectrograph concept "WISDOM"
Author(s): Stuart I. Barnes; Gábor Fűrész; Robert A. Simcoe; Stephen A. Shectman; Deborah F. Woods
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Performance and future developments of the RHEA single-mode spectrograph
Author(s): Joao Bento; Tobias Feger; Michael J. Ireland; Adam Rains; Nemanja Jovanovic; David W. Coutts; Christian Schwab; Alexander Arriola ; Simon Gross
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NEWS: the near-infrared Echelle for wideband spectroscopy
Author(s): Mark J. Veyette; Philip S. Muirhead; Zachary J. Hall; Brian Taylor; Jimmy Ye
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Commissioning the dual etalon Fabry-Perot modes of the Robert Stobie spectrograph on the Southern African Large Telescope
Author(s): T. B. Williams; E. Romero-Colmenero; P. Vaisanen; K. Browne; T. Makananise; A. Koeslag; C. Hettlage; E. Wiid; E. Simon; M. P. Smith; C. Pietraszewski
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A high-resolution spectrograph for the 72cm Waltz Telescope at Landessternwarte, Heidelberg
Author(s): M. Tala ; P. Heeren; M. Grill; R. J. Harris; J. Stürmer; C. Schwab; T. Gutcke; S. Reffert; A. Quirrenbach; W. Seifert; H. Mandel; L. Geuer; L. Schäffner; G. Thimm; U. Seeman; J. Tietz; K. Wagner
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A comprehensive radial velocity error budget for next generation Doppler spectrometers
Author(s): Samuel Halverson; Ryan Terrien; Suvrath Mahadevan; Arpita Roy; Chad Bender; Gudmundur Kári Stefánsson; Andrew Monson; Eric Levi; Fred Hearty; Cullen Blake; Michael McElwain; Christian Schwab; Lawrence Ramsey; Jason Wright; Sharon Wang; Qian Gong; Paul Roberston
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Precision velocimetry planet hunting with PARAS: current performance and lessons to inform future extreme precision radial velocity instruments
Author(s): Arpita Roy; Abhijit Chakraborty; Suvrath Mahadevan; Priyanka Chaturvedi; Neelam J.S.S.V. Prasad; Vishal Shah; F. M. Pathan; B. G. Anandarao
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EXPRES: a next generation RV spectrograph in the search for earth-like worlds
Author(s): C. Jurgenson; D. Fischer; T. McCracken; D. Sawyer; A. Szymkowiak; A. Davis; G. Muller; F. Santoro
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NRES: the network of robotic Echelle spectrographs
Author(s): Robert J. Siverd; Timothy M. Brown; John Hygelund; Todd Henderson; Joseph R. Tufts; Jason D. Eastman; Julian van Eyken; Stuart Barnes
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PFES2: new primary focus Echelle spectrograph for Russian 6-m telescope
Author(s): Vladimir Panchuk; Maxim Yushkin; Valentina Klochkova; Mikhail Sachkov
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Spectrograph sensitivity analysis: an efficient tool for different design phases
Author(s): M. Genoni; M. Riva; G. Pariani; M. Aliverti; M. Moschetti
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KPF: Keck Planet Finder
Author(s): Steven R. Gibson; Andrew W. Howard; Geoffrey W. Marcy; Jerry Edelstein; Edward H. Wishnow; Claire L. Poppett
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Ultra-stable temperature and pressure control for the Habitable-zone Planet Finder spectrograph
Author(s): Gudmundur K. Stefánsson; Frederick R. Hearty; Paul M. Robertson; Eric I. Levi; Suvrath Mahadevan; Tyler B. Anderson; Andrew J. Monson; Chad F. Bender; Samuel P. Halverson; Yiting Li; Lawrence W. Ramsey; Arpita Roy; Christian Schwab; Ryan C. Terrien; Matthew J. Nelson; Basil Blank
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MMP, the Multi Mini Prism device for ESPRESSO APSU: prototyping and integration
Author(s): Luca Oggioni; G. Pariani; M. Moschetti; M. Riva; M. Genoni; M. Aliverti; M. Landoni
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The iLocater cryostat: design and thermal control strategy for precision radial velocity measurements
Author(s): Jonathan Crass; Louis G. Fantano; Frederick R. Hearty; Justin R. Crepp; Matthew J. Nelson; Sheila M. Wall; David A. Cavalieri; Corina Koca; David L. King; Robert O. Reynolds; Karl R. Stapelfeldt
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VINROUGE: a very compact 2-5um high-resolution spectrograph with germanium immersion grating
Author(s): Takayuki Arasaki; Naoto Kobayashi; Yuji Ikeda; Shohei Kondo; Yuki Sarugaku; Sayumi Kaji; Hideyo Kawakita
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Precision single mode fibre integral field spectroscopy with the RHEA spectrograph
Author(s): Adam D. Rains; Michael J. Ireland; Nemanja Jovanovic; Tobias Feger; Joao Bento; Christian Schwab; David W. Coutts; Olivier Guyon; Alexander Arriola; Simon Gross
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First high-efficiency and high-resolution (R=80,000) NIR spectroscopy with high-blazed Echelle grating: WINERED HIRES modes
Author(s): Shogo Otsubo; Yuji Ikeda; Naoto Kobayashi; Takashi Sukegawa; Sohei Kondo; Satoshi Hamano; Hiroaki Sameshima; Kei Fukue; Tomohiro Yoshikawa; Kenshi Nakanishi; Ayaka Watase; Keiichi Takenaka; Akira Asano; Chikako Yasui; Noriyuki Matsunaga; Hideyo Kawakita
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The precision radial velocity error budget for the Gemini High-resolution Optical SpecTrograph (GHOST)
Author(s): Michael J. Ireland; Étienne Artigau; Greg Burley; Michael Edgar; Steve Margheim; Gordon Robertson; John Pazder; Richard McDermid; Ross Zhelem
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Integration, alignment, and verification of the ESPRESSO Front-End
Author(s): G. Pariani; M. Aliverti; M. Moschetti; M. Landoni; M. Riva; F. M. Zerbi; D. Mégevand; S. Cristiani; F. Pepe
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Integration and alignment through mechanical measurements: the example of the ESPRESSO front-end units
Author(s): Matteo Aliverti; Giorgio Pariani; Manuele Moschetti; Marco Riva
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The fiber noise suppression of astro-comb fiber link system for Chinese 2.16m telescope
Author(s): Huiqi Ye; Jian Han; Yuanjie Wu; Dong Xiao
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The Gemini High-Resolution Optical SpecTrograph (GHOST) bench spectrograph optical design
Author(s): John Pazder; Greg Burley; Michael J. Ireland; Gordon Robertson; Andrew Sheinis; Ross Zhelem
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Fiber link design for the NASA-NSF extreme precision Doppler spectrograph concept "WISDOM"
Author(s): Gábor Fűrész; Rafal Pawluczyk; Paul Fournier; Robert Simcoe; Deborah F. Woods
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Design of NEID, an extreme precision Doppler spectrograph for WIYN
Author(s): C. Schwab; A. Rakich; Q. Gong; S. Mahadevan; S. P. Halverson; A. Roy; R. C. Terrien; P. M. Robertson; F. R. Hearty; E. I. Levi; A. J. Monson; J. T. Wright; M. W. McElwain; C. F. Bender; C. H. Blake; J. Stürmer; Y. V. Gurevich; A. Chakraborty; L. W. Ramsey
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The HARPS-North@TNG polarimeter
Author(s): Francesco Leone; Massimo Cecconi; Rosario Cosentino; Adriano Ghedina; Marina Giarrusso; Marcos Hernandez Diaz; Manuel Gonzalez; Matteo Munari; Héctor Pérez Ventura; Luis Riverol; José San Juan Gómez; Salvatore Scuderi
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Performance characteristics of a suite of volume phase holographic gratings produced for the Subaru prime focus spectrograph
Author(s): James A. Arns
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The Dark Energy Spectroscopic Instrument (DESI) instrument mechanism control systems
Author(s): Carl T. Coker; Daniel Pappalardo; Richard Pogge; Paul Martini; Mark Derwent; Thomas P. O'Brien; Klaus Honscheid
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Fusion splicing: a novel approach to fiber connections for the Dark Energy Spectroscopic Instrument
Author(s): Parker Fagrelius; Claire Poppett; Jerry Edelstein
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Toward the final optical design MOONS, the Multi-Object Optical and Near infrared Spectrometer for the VLT
Author(s): E. Oliva; B. Delabre; A. Tozzi; D. Ferruzzi; D. Lee; I. Parry; P. Rees
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The DESI shutter with integrated fiber illumination system
Author(s): Mark A. Derwent; Thomas P. O'Brien; Daniel P. Pappalardo; Paul Martini; Carl T. Coker; Richard W. Pogge
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Developments in fiber-positioning technology for the WEAVE instrument at the William Herschel Telescope
Author(s): Ellen Schallig; Ian J. Lewis; James Gilbert; Gavin Dalton; Matthew Brock; Don Carlos Abrams; Kevin Middleton; J. Alfonso L. Aguerri; Piercarlo Bonifacio; Esperanza Carrasco ; Scott C. Trager; Antonella Vallenari
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4MOST low-resolution spectrograph: design and performances
Author(s): F. Laurent; Johan Kosmalski; Didier Boudon; Patrick Caillier; Eric Daguisé; Jean-Emmanuel Migniau; Arlette Pécontal; Johan Richard; Samuel C. Barden; Olga Bellido-Tirado; Steffen Frey; Allar Saviauk
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Integration and testing of the DESI spectrograph prototype
Author(s): S. Perruchot; A. Secroun; P.-E. Blanc; S. Ronayette; X. Régal; G. Castagnoli; A. Le Van Suu; A. Ealet; J.-G. Cuby; A. Elliot; K. Honscheid; P. Jelinsky
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ProtoDESI: risk reduction experiment for the Dark Energy Spectroscopic Instrument
Author(s): Parker Fagrelius; Charles Baltay; Christopher Bebek; Robert Besuner; Francisco J. Castander; Arjun Dey; Elizabeth Buckley-Geer; Ann Elliott; William Emmet; Brenna Flaugher; Irena Gershkovich; Klaus Honscheid; Dick Joyce; Stephen Kent; Robert Marshall; Ronald Probst; David Rabinowitz; Kevin Reil; David Schlegel; Michael Schubnell; Santiago Serrano; Joseph Silber; David Sprayberry; Greg Tarle
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Integration and characterization of the cryogenic system of MEGARA
Author(s): D. Ferrusca R.; M. E. Cisneros G.; M. Velázquez ; J. A. Zenteno H.; A. Gil de Paz; J. Gallego; E. Carrasco; F. C. Sánchez-Moreno; J. Iglesias-Páramo
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Towards the cryogenic sliding mechanism for MOONS-ESO
Author(s): A. Tozzi; L. Carbonaro; T. Oliva; M. Iuzzolino; J. Strachan; P. Rees
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VIRUS characterization development and results from first batches of delivered units
Author(s): Briana L. Indahl; Gary J. Hill; Niv Drory; Karl Gebhardt; Sarah Tuttle; Jason Ramsey; Greg Ziemann; Taylor Chonis; Trent Peterson; Andrew Peterson; Brian L. Vattiat; Huan Li; Lei Hao
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Metrology camera system of prime focus spectrograph for Suburu telescope
Author(s): Shiang-Yu Wang; Richard C. Y. Chou; Pin-Jie Huang; Hung-Hsu Ling; Jennifer Karr; Yin-Chang Chang; Yen-Sang Hu; Shu-Fu Hsu; Hsin-Yo Chen; James E. Gunn; Dan J. Reiley; Naoyuki Tamura; Naruhisa Takato; Atsushi Shimono
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The current status of prime focus instrument of Subaru prime focus spectrograph
Author(s): Shiang-Yu Wang; Mark A. Schwochert; Pin-Jie Huang; Hsin-Yo Chen; Masahiko Kimura; Richard C. Y. Chou; Yin-Chang Chang; Yen-Sang Hu; Hung-Hsu Ling; Chaz N. Morantz; Dan J. Reiley; Peter Mao; David F. Braun; Chih-Yi Wen; Chi-Hung Yan; Jennifer Karr; James E. Gunn; Graham Murray; Naoyuki Tamura; Naruhisa Takato; Atsushi Shimono; Decio Ferreira; Leandro Henrique dos Santos; Ligia Souza Oliveira; Antonio Cesar de Oliveira; Lucas Souza Marrara
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iSHELL: a construction, assembly and testing
Author(s): John Rayner; Alan Tokunaga; Dan Jaffe; Morgan Bonnet; Greg Ching; Mike Connelley; Dan Kokubun; Charles Lockhart; Eric Warmbier
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Performance of MEGARA spectrograph optical elements
Author(s): E. Carrasco; G. Páez; R. Izazaga; J. de la Luz Hurtado; C. Pérez; F. Granados; D. Aguirre; E. Percino; J. Reyes; A. Gil de Paz; J. Gallego; J. Iglesias
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Design and testing of AR coatings for MEGARA optics
Author(s): R. Ortiz; E. Carrasco; G. Páez; O. Pompa; E. Sanchez-Blanco; A. Gil de Paz; J. Gallego; J. Iglesias-Páramo
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Optical design for the TAIPAN and HECTOR transmissive spectrographs
Author(s): Robert Content; Jon Lawrence; Luke Gers; Ross Zhelem
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Wide-field corrector for 4MOST: design details and MAIV processes
Author(s): Nicolas Azais; Samuel C. Barden; Greg Smith; Damien Jones; Bernard Delabre; Sylvain Egron
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DESI-GFA testbench facilities for CCDs characterization
Author(s): Jorge Jiménez ; José M. Illa; Juan de Vicente; Ricard Casas
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The alignment and assembly of the DESI prime focus corrector
Author(s): David Brooks; Peter Doel; Robert Besuner; Brenna Flaugher; Giuseppe Gallo; Gaston Gutierrez; Stephen Kent; Michael Lampton; Michael Levi; Ming Liang; Timothy N. Miller; David Sprayberry; Andrew Stefanik
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The prime focus corrector for dark energy spectroscopic instrument
Author(s): Peter Doel; Robert Besuner; David Brooks; Brenna Flaugher; Giuseppe Gallo; Gaston Gutierrez; Stephen Kent; Michael Lampton; Michael Levi; Ming Liang; Timothy Miller; David Sprayberry
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Implementation and performance of the metrology system for the multi-object optical and near-infrared spectrograph MOONS
Author(s): Holger Drass; Leonardo Vanzi; Miguel Torres-Torriti; Rolando Dünner ; Tzu-Chiang Shen; Francisco Belmar; Lousie Dauvin; Tomás Staig; Jonathan Antognini; Mauricio Flores; Yerko Luco; Clémentine Béchet; David Boettger; Steven Beard; David Montgomery; Stephen Watson; Alexandre Cabral; Mahmoud Hayati; Manuel Abreu; Phil Rees; Michele Cirasuolo; William Taylor; Alasdair Fairley
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Impact of optical distortions on fiber positioning in the dark energy spectroscopic instrument
Author(s): Stephen Kent; Michael Lampton; A. Peter Doel; David Brooks; Tim Miller; Robert Besuner; Joe Silber; Ming Liang; David Sprayberry; Charles Baltay; David Rabinowitz
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4MOST fiber feed preliminary design: prototype testing and performance
Author(s): Dionne M. Haynes; Andreas Kelz; Samuel C. Barden; Svend-Marian Bauer; Katjana Ehrlich; Roger Haynes; Thomas Jahn; Allar Saviauk; Roelof S. de Jong
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Progress on the fabrication of the DESI corrector optics
Author(s): Timothy N. Miller; Peter Doel; David Brooks; Michael J. Sholl; Michael E. Levi
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Stray light assessment and mitigation for the DESI front-end optical system
Author(s): Timothy N. Miller; Michael Lampton; Robert W. Besuner; Michael J. Sholl; Ming Liang; Scott Ellis
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PSF modeling by spikes simulations and wings measurements for the MOONS multi fiber spectrograph
Author(s): G. Li Causi; D. Lee; F. Vitali; F. Royer; E. Oliva
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DESI focal plate mechanical integration and cooling
Author(s): A. R. Lambert; R. W. Besuner; T. M. Claybaugh; J. H. Silber
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Design of the calibration unit for the WEAVE multi-object spectrograph at the WHT
Author(s): Lilian Domínquez; Diego Cano; Neil O'Mahony; Carlos Martín; Sergio Picó ; Chris Benn; Scott Trager; Émilie Lhomé; Andy Ridings; Cecilia Fariña; D. C. Abrams; Marc Balcells; Mike Irwin; Jim Lewis; Gavin Dalton; J. A. Aguerri; P. Bonifacio; A. Vallenari; E. Carrasco
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MEGARA spectrograph mechanics and opto-mechanics in the AIV phase
Author(s): Manuel Maldonado-Medina; Ana Pérez-Calpena; María Luisa García Vargas; Ernesto Sánchez-Blanco ; Ismael Martínez Delgado; Armando Gil de Paz; Xabier Arrillaga Echaniz; Jesús Gallego Maestro; Esperanza Carrasco Licea; Jorge Iglesias-Páramo; Francisco Sánchez-Moreno
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The DESI slit design: science and calibration solutions
Author(s): Jurgen Schmoll; Robert Besuner; David Bramall; Colin Dunlop; Jerry Edelstein; Patrick Jelinsky; Claire Poppett; Ray Sharples; Gordon Talbot
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SUBARU prime focus spectrograph: integration, testing and performance for the first spectrograph
Author(s): F. Madec; A. Le Fur; D. Le Mignant; K. Dohlen; R. Barrette; M. Belhadi; S. Pascal; S. Smee; J. Gunn; J. Le Merrer; M. Lorred; M. Jaquet; P. Balard; P. Blanchard; W. Tao; V. Lapere; J. F. Gabriel; C. Loomis; M. Golebiowski; M. Hart; L. Oliveira; A. Oliveira; N. Tamura; A. Shimono
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SAMOS: a versatile multi-object-spectrograph for the GLAO system SAM at SOAR
Author(s): Massimo Robberto; Megan Donahue; Zoran Ninkov; Stephen A. Smee; Robert H. Barkhouser; Mario Gennaro; Andrei Tokovinin
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Visible camera cryostat design and performance for the SuMIRe Prime Focus Spectrograph (PFS)
Author(s): Stephen A. Smee; James E. Gunn; Mirek Golebiowski; Stephen C. Hope; Fabrice Madec; Jean-Francois Gabriel; Craig Loomis; Arnaud Le fur; Kjetil Dohlen; David Le Mignant; Robert Barkhouser; Michael Carr; Murdock Hart; Naoyuki Tamura; Atsushi Shimono; Naruhisa Takato
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EMIR electronics AIV and commisioning
Author(s): Miguel Núñez ; Enrique Joven ; Patricia Fernandez ; Francisco Garzón ; Carmen M. Barreto; Jesús Patrón ; Ángel Mato; Heidy Moreno; Oscar Tubio ; Nauzet Vega
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4MOST: the high-resolution spectrograph
Author(s): W. Seifert; W. Xu; P. Buschkamp; C. Feiz; A. Saviauk; S. Barden; A. Quirrenbach; H. Mandel
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4MOST metrology system image processing
Author(s): Roland Winkler; Samuel C. Barden; Allar Saviauk
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The DESI fiber positioner system
Author(s): Michael Schubnell; Jon Ameel; Robert W. Besuner; Irena Gershkovich; Philipp Hoerler; Jean-Paul Kneib; Henry D. Heetderks; Joseph H. Silber; Gregory Tarlé; Curtis Weaverdyck
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Detector and control system design and performance for the SuMIRe prime focus spectrograph (PFS) cameras
Author(s): James E. Gunn; Roger Fitzgerald; Murdock Hart; Stephen C. Hope; Craig Loomis; Grant O. Peacock; Mirek Golebiowski; Michael A. Carr; Stephen A. Smee; Naoyuki Tamura; Naruhisa Takato; Atsushi Shimono
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Development of the fibre positioning unit of MOONS
Author(s): David Montgomery; David Atkinson; Stephen Beard; William Cochrane; Holger Drass; Isabelle Guinouard; David Lee; William Taylor; Phil Rees; Steve Watson
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Very fast transmissive spectrograph designs for highly multiplexed fiber spectroscopy
Author(s): Will Saunders
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Fiber system design for the Dark Energy Spectroscopic Instrument (DESI)
Author(s): Claire Poppett; Ray Sharples; Jerry Edelstein; Jürgen Schmoll; David Bramall; Parker Fagrelius
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Optical fiber termination method for the Dark Energy Spectroscopic Instrument (DESI)
Author(s): Claire Poppett; Jerry Edelstein; Yuzo Ishikawa; Zakios Meghrouni-Brown; Parker Fagrelius
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The Maunakea Spectroscopic Explorer: throughput optimization
Author(s): Nicolas Flagey; Shan Mignot; Kei Szeto; Alan McConnachie; Rick Murowinski
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Study of the impact of E-ELT and MICADO distortion and wavefront errors residuals on the MICADO astrometric observations
Author(s): Gabriele Rodeghiero; Jörg-Uwe Pott; Peter Bizenberger
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GMTIFS: challenging optical design problems and their solutions for the GMT integral-field spectrograph
Author(s): John Hart; Gabe Bloxham; Robert Boz; Brady Espeland; Robert Sharp
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MICADO: the camera support structure at the E-ELT Nasmyth focus
Author(s): Harald E. Nicklas; Heiko Anwand-Heerwart; Josef Schubert; Petra Rhode
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Design of a large image derotator for the E-ELT instrument MICADO
Author(s): Santiago Barboza; Jörg-Uwe Pott; Ralf-Rainer Rohloff; Friedrich Müller; Jörg Wagner; Hans J. Kärcher
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A new test facility for the E-ELT infrared detector program
Author(s): Jean Louis Lizon; Paola Amico; Martin Brinkmann; Bernard Delabre; Gert Finger; Ivan Maria Guidolin; Ronald Guzman; Renate Hinterschuster; Derek Ives; Barbara Klein; Marco Quattri
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Science requirements and trade-offs for the MOSAIC instrument for the European ELT
Author(s): C. J. Evans; M. Puech; M. Rodrigues; B. Barbuy; J.-G. Cuby; G. Dalton; E. Fitzsimons; F. Hammer; P. Jagourel; L. Kaper; S. L. Morris; T. J. Morris
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HIRES the high-resolution spectrograph for the E-ELT: dynamics and control of the repositioning mechanism for the E-ELT HIRES polarimeter
Author(s): I. Di Varano; K. G. Strassmeier; M. Woche
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Opto-mechanical design of the G-CLEF flexure control camera system
Author(s): Jae Sok Oh; Chan Park; Jihun Kim; Kang-Min Kim; Moo-Young Chun; Young Sam Yu; Sungho Lee; Jakyoung Nah; Sung-Joon Park; Andrew Szentgyorgyi; Stuart McMuldroch; Timothy Norton; William Podgorski; Ian Evans; Mark Mueller; Alan Uomoto; Jeffrey Crane; Tyson Hare
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Polishing test of a poly-crystal calcium fluoride lens: toward the development of TMT WFOS
Author(s): Shinobu Ozaki; Satoshi Miyazaki; Toshihiro Tsuzuki; Yoko Tanaka
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The MANIFEST prototyping design study
Author(s): Jonathan S. Lawrence; Sagi Ben-Ami; David M. Brown; Rebecca A. Brown; Scott Case; Steve Chapman; Vladimir Churilov; Matthew Colless; Robert Content; Darren Depoy; Ian Evans; Tony Farrell; Michael Goodwin; George Jacoby; Urs Klauser; Kyler Kuehn; Nuria P. F. Lorente; Slavko Mali; Jennifer Marshall; Rolf Muller; Vijay Nichani; Naveen Pai; Travis Prochaska; Will Saunders; Luke Schmidt; Keith Shortridge; Nicholas F. Staszak; Andrew Szentgyorgyi; Julia Tims; Minh V. Vuong; Lewis G. Waller; Ross Zhelem
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WEBSIM-COMPASS: a new generation scientific instrument simulator for the E-ELT
Author(s): M. Puech; Y. Yang; I. Jégouzo; O. Marchal; K. Disseau; M. Paillous; M. Rodrigues; S. Taburet; Y. Clénet; D. Gratadour; H. Flores; F. Hammer
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Preliminary optical design for the common fore optics of METIS
Author(s): Tibor Agócs; Bernhard R. Brandl; Rieks Jager; Felix Bettonvil; Gabby Aitink-Kroes; Lars Venema; Matthew Kenworthy; Olivier Absil; Thomas Bertram
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Can the European ELT detect super-Earths? Measuring the contrast limit of an image slicer spectrograph in a laboratory experiment
Author(s): Robert M. Barnsley; Matthias Tecza; Niranjan A. Thatte
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Developing an integrated concept for the E-ELT Multi-Object Spectrograph (MOSAIC): design issues and trade-offs
Author(s): Myriam Rodrigues; Gavin Dalton; Ewan Fitzsimons; Fanny Chemla; Tim Morris; Francois Hammer; Mathieu Puech; Christopher Evans; Pascal Jagourel
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Preliminary design study of the integral field unit for the E-ELT Harmoni instrument
Author(s): J. Kosmalski; M. Tecza; I. Bryson; F. Clarke; D. Freeman; M. Loupias; J. E. Migniau; A. Remillieux; N. A. Thatte
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Development of cryogenic components based on COTS parts for the HARMONI instrument
Author(s): José V. Gigante; Elvio Hernández; Luis F. Rodríguez-Ramos; Cristian Estévez; Antonio F. Moreno; Begoña Garcia-Lorenzo; José M. Herreros; Evencio Mediavilla; Ian Bryson; Fraser Clarke; Niranjan Thatte
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Novel instrument concepts for characterizing directly imaged exoplanets
Author(s): Christoph U. Keller
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Simulated observations of high-redshift galaxies with the HARMONI spectrograph for the European Extremely Large Telescope
Author(s): Sarah Kendrew; Simon Zieleniewski; Ryan C. W. Houghton; Niranjan Thatte; Julien Devriendt; Matthias Tecza; Fraser Clarke; Kieran O'Brien; Boris Häußler
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The optical design of the G-CLEF Spectrograph: the first light instrument for the GMT
Author(s): Sagi Ben-Ami; Harland Epps; Ian Evans; Mark Mueller; William Podgorski; Andrew Szentgyorgyi
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The Infrared Imaging Spectrograph (IRIS) for TMT: the ADC optical design
Author(s): Andrew C. Phillips; Ryuji Suzuki; James E. Larkin; Anna M. Moore; Yutaka Hayano; Toshihiro Tsuzuki; Shelley A. Wright
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The opto-mechanical design of the GMT-Consortium Large Earth Finder (G-CLEF)
Author(s): Mark Mueller; Andrew Szentgyorgyi; Daniel Baldwin; Jacob Bean; Sagi Ben-Ami; Patricia Brennan; J. Budynkiewicz; Moo-Yung Chun; Jeffrey D. Crane; Harland Epps; Ian Evans; Janet Evans; Jeff Foster; Anna Frebel; Thomas Gauron; Alex Glenday; Tyson Hare; Bi-Ho Jang; Jeong-Gyun Jang; Andreas Jordan; Jihun Kim; Kang-Min Kim; Claudia Mendes de Oliveira; Mercedes Lopez-Morales; Kenneth McCracken; Stuart McMuldroch; Joseph Miller; Jae Sok Oh; Cem Onyuksel; Mark Ordway; Chan Park; Sung-Joon Park; Charles Paxson; David Phillips; David Plummer; William Podgorski; Andreas Seifahrt; Joao Steiner; Alan Uomoto; Ronald Walsworth; Young-Sam Yu
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Optomechanical design concept for the Giant Magellan Telescope Multi-object Astronomical and Cosmological Spectrograph (GMACS)
Author(s): Travis Prochaska; Marcus Sauseda; James Beck; Luke Schmidt; Erika Cook; Darren L. DePoy; Jennifer L. Marshall; Rafael Ribeiro; Keith Taylor; Damien Jones; Cynthia Froning; Soojong Pak; Claudia Mendes de Oliveira; Casey Papovich; Tae-Geun Ji; Hye-In Lee
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Optical design concept for the Giant Magellan Telescope Multi-object Astronomical and Cosmological Spectrograph (GMACS)
Author(s): Luke M. Schmidt; Rafael Ribeiro; Keith Taylor; Damien Jones; Travis Prochaska; Darren L. DePoy; Jennifer L. Marshall; Erika Cook; Cynthia Froning; Tae-Geun Ji; Hye-In Lee; Claudia Mendes de Oliveira; Soojong Pak; Casey Papovich
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Design and analysis of the NFIRAOS thermal optics enclosure
Author(s): Joeleff Fitzsimmons; David Andersen; Jenny Atwood; Peter Byrnes; Glen Herriot; Alexis Hill; Kei Szeto
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High-contrast imaging with METIS
Author(s): Matthew A. Kenworthy; Olivier Absil; Tibor Agócs; Eric Pantin; Sascha Quanz; Remko Stuik; Frans Snik; Bernhard Brandl
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Generalized atmospheric dispersion correctors for Thirty Meter Telescope
Author(s): Brian M. Sutin
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The Infrared Imaging Spectrograph (IRIS) for TMT: prototyping of cryogenic compatible stage for the imager
Author(s): Fumihiro Uraguchi; Yoshiyuki Obuchi; Bungo Ikenoue; Sakae Saito; Ryuji Suzuki; Yutaka Hayano
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The Infrared Imaging Spectrograph (IRIS) for TMT: multi-tiered wavefront measurements and novel mechanical design
Author(s): Jennifer Dunn; David Andersen; Edward Chapin; Vlad Reshetov; Ramunas Wierzbicki; Glen Herriot; Dean Chalmer; Victor Isbrucker; James E. Larkin; Anna M. Moore; Ryuji Suzuki
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A concept for seeing-limited near-IR spectroscopy on the Giant Magellan Telescope
Author(s): Robert A. Simcoe; Gábor Fűrész; Mark Egan; Timothy Hellickson; Andrew Malonis
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Optical design of the post-focal relay of MAORY
Author(s): M. Lombini; A. De Rosa; P. Ciliegi; F. Cortecchia; E. Diolaiti; Mauro Patti; M. Bonaglia; L. Busoni; V. De Caprio; S. Esposito; P. Feautrier; P. Rabou; M. Riva; E. Stadler
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Wavelength dependence of star images formed by large ground-based telescopes including ELTs
Author(s): T. Stewart McKechnie
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Flowdown of the TMT astrometry error budget(s) to the IRIS design
Author(s): Matthias Schöck; David Andersen; John Rogers; Brent Ellerbroek; Eric Chisholm; Jennifer Dunn; Glen Herriot; James Larkin; Anna Moore; Ryuji Suzuki; James Wincentsen; Shelley Wright
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The Infrared Imaging Spectrograph (IRIS) for TMT: optical design of IRIS imager with "co-axis double TMA"
Author(s): Toshihiro Tsuzuki; Ryuji Suzuki; Hiroki Harakawa; Bungo Ikenoue; James Larkin; Anna Moore; Yoshiyuki Obuchi; Andrew C. Phillips; Sakae Saito; Fumihiro Uraguchi; James Wincentsen; Shelley Wright; Yutaka Hayano
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First light of a laser frequency comb at SALT
Author(s): Éric Depagne; Richard A. McCracken; Derryck T. Reid; Rudi B. Kuhn; Nicolas Erasmus; Lisa A. Crause
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