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AMBER data simulator
Author(s): Gilles Duvert; David Mouillet; Fabien Malbet; Philippe Berio; Thierry Forveille; Eric Aristidi; Karl-Heinz Hofmann; Pierre Mege
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Paper Abstract

We present the design and realization of the AMBER data simulator. This tool provides the AMBER team with: (1) a way to test the performance and sensitivity of AMBER wrt. external parameters (e.g., observed source magnitude, AO correction); (2) a means to validate proposed visibility retrieval algorithms; and (3) a mean to obtain realistic data flows to test and implement the AMBER data reduction software.

Paper Details

Date Published: 5 July 2000
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 4006, Interferometry in Optical Astronomy, (5 July 2000); doi: 10.1117/12.390211
Show Author Affiliations
Gilles Duvert, Observatoire de Grenoble (France)
David Mouillet, Observatoire de Grenoble (France)
Fabien Malbet, Observatoire de Grenoble (France)
Philippe Berio, Observatoire de Cote d'Azur (France)
Thierry Forveille, Observatoire de Grenoble (United States)
Eric Aristidi, Univ. de Nice Sophia-Antipolis (France)
Karl-Heinz Hofmann, Max-Planck-Institut fuer Radioastronomie (Germany)
Pierre Mege, Observatoire de Grenoble (France)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4006:
Interferometry in Optical Astronomy
Pierre J. Lena; Andreas Quirrenbach, Editor(s)

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