1 July 1990 Infrared instrumentation for the United Kingdom Large Telescope
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The optical and the cryogenic designs for IR imagers and spectrographs of the 8-m UK Large Telescope (UKLT) are described. Performance figures for astronomical observations are presented showing that the basic designs can be matched to the range of optical configurations of 3.5 to 10 m telescopes. A diagram of the cryogenic spectrometer for the UKLT showing the layout of optical elements is presented together with schematics of the f/7 imager.
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Terence J. Lee, Terence J. Lee, Eli Ettedgui-Atad, Eli Ettedgui-Atad, John W. Harris, John W. Harris, C. Matt Mountain, C. Matt Mountain, } "Infrared instrumentation for the United Kingdom Large Telescope", Proc. SPIE 1235, Instrumentation in Astronomy VII, (1 July 1990); doi: 10.1117/12.19067; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.19067


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