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OPTIMOS-EVE design trade-off analysis
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Paper Abstract

OPTIMOS-EVE (OPTical Infrared Multi Object Spectrograph - Extreme Visual Explorer) is the fiber fed multi object spectrograph proposed for the E-ELT. It is designed to provide a spectral resolution ranging from 5000 to 30.000, at wavelengths from 0.37 μm to 1.70 μm, combined with a high multiplex (>200) and a large spectral coverage. The system consists of three main modules: a fiber positioning system, fibers and a spectrograph. The OPTIMOS-EVE Phase-A study, carried out within the framework of the ESO E-ELT instrumentation studies, has been performed by an international consortium consisting of institutes from France, Netherlands, United Kingdom, Italy and Denmark. This paper describes the design tradeoff study and the key issues determining the price and performance of the instrument.

Paper Details

Date Published: 20 July 2010
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 7735, Ground-based and Airborne Instrumentation for Astronomy III, 77355L (20 July 2010); doi: 10.1117/12.857519
Show Author Affiliations
Fanny Chemla, GEPI, Observatoire de Paris-Meudon (France)
Gavin Dalton, Rutherford Appleton Lab. (United Kingdom)
Univ. of Oxford (United Kingdom)
Isabelle Guinouard, GEPI, Observatoire de Paris-Meudon (France)
Johannes Pragt, NOVA-ASTRON (Netherlands)
Eric Sawyer, Rutherford Appleton Lab. (United Kingdom)
Paolo Spanò, INAF, Osservatorio Astronomico di Brera (Italy)
Ian A. Tosh, Rutherford Appleton Lab. (United Kingdom)
Michael I. Andersen, Univ. of Copenhagen (Denmark)
Ramon Navarro, NOVA-ASTRON (Netherlands)
François Hammer, GEPI, Observatoire de Paris-Meudon (France)
Lex Kaper, Astronomical Institute Anton Pannekoek, Univ. van Amsterdam (Netherlands)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 7735:
Ground-based and Airborne Instrumentation for Astronomy III
Ian S. McLean; Suzanne K. Ramsay; Hideki Takami, Editor(s)

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