21 August 1998 MDM/Ohio State/ALADDIN infrared camera (MOSAIC)
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The MDM/Ohio State/ALADDIN IR Camera (MOSAIC) is a general purpose near IR imaging camera and medium-resolution long- slit spectrometer in use on the MDM 1.3-m and 2.4-m telescopes and the Kitt Peak 2.1-m and 4-m telescopes. In cooperation with NOAO and USNO, MOSAIC is one of the first general-purpose near-IR instruments available to the astronomical community that uses a first-generation 1024 X 512 ALADDIN InSb array, with the capability to use a full 1024 X 1024 array once one becomes available. MOSAIC provides tow imaging plate scales, and a variety of long- slit grism spectroscopic modes. This paper describes the general instrument design and capabilities, and presents representative scientific results.
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Richard W. Pogge, Richard W. Pogge, Darren L. DePoy, Darren L. DePoy, Bruce Atwood, Bruce Atwood, Thomas P. O'Brien, Thomas P. O'Brien, Paul Laurence Byard, Paul Laurence Byard, Paul Martini, Paul Martini, Andrew W. Stephens, Andrew W. Stephens, Ian Gatley, Ian Gatley, Michael Merrill, Michael Merrill, Frederick J. Vrba, Frederick J. Vrba, Arne A. Henden, Arne A. Henden, } "MDM/Ohio State/ALADDIN infrared camera (MOSAIC)", Proc. SPIE 3354, Infrared Astronomical Instrumentation, (21 August 1998); doi: 10.1117/12.317266; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.317266
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