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12 July 2018 SPICA mid-infrared instrument (SMI): conceptual design and feasibility studies
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SMI (SPICA Mid-infrared Instrument) is one of the two focal-plane science instruments for SPICA. SMI is the Japanese led instrument proposed and managed by a nation-wide university consortium in Japan and planned to be developed in collaboration with Taiwan and the US. SMI covers the wavelength range from 12 to 36 μm with 4 separate channels: the low-resolution (R = 50-120) spectroscopy function for 17-36 μm, the broad-band (R = 5) imaging function at 34 μm, the mid-resolution (R = 1300-2300) spectroscopy function for 18-36 μm, and the high-resolution (R = 28000) spectroscopy function for 12-18 μm. In this paper, we show the results of our conceptual design and feasibility studies of SMI.
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Hidehiro Kaneda, Daisuke Ishihara, Shinki Oyabu, Misato Fukagawa, Takuma Kokusho, Toyoaki Suzuki, Takuya Furuta, Takurou Tsuchikawa, Takehiko Wada, Naoki Isobe, Mitsunobu Kawada, Jungmi Kwon, Hideo Matsuhara, Koichi Nagase, Takao Nakagawa, Takafumi Ootsubo, Mitsuyoshi Yamagishi, Itsuki Sakon, Kohji Tsumura, and Hiroshi Shibai "SPICA mid-infrared instrument (SMI): conceptual design and feasibility studies", Proc. SPIE 10698, Space Telescopes and Instrumentation 2018: Optical, Infrared, and Millimeter Wave, 106980C (12 July 2018); https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2313093
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