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Optomechanical design of the MUSE spectrograph structure
Author(s): Ian J. Lewis; James Lynn; Stephanie Yang; Wing Lau; Roger L. Davies
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Paper Abstract

We describe some of the design work behind the structural design of the MUSE spectrograph for the VLT. In particular we consider the limitations on the instrument layout and the effect of its mechanical and thermal properties on the overall instrument performance.

Paper Details

Date Published: 30 September 2004
PDF: 4 pages
Proc. SPIE 5492, Ground-based Instrumentation for Astronomy, (30 September 2004); doi: 10.1117/12.551392
Show Author Affiliations
Ian J. Lewis, Univ. of Oxford (United Kingdom)
James Lynn, Univ. of Oxford (United Kingdom)
Stephanie Yang, Univ. of Oxford (United Kingdom)
Wing Lau, Univ. of Oxford (United Kingdom)
Roger L. Davies, Univ. of Oxford (United Kingdom)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 5492:
Ground-based Instrumentation for Astronomy
Alan F. M. Moorwood; Masanori Iye, Editor(s)

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