7 March 2003 CRIRES: a high-resolution infrared spectrograph for the VLT
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CRIRES is a cryogenic, pre-dispersed, infrared echelle spectrograph designed to provide a resolving power of 105 between 1 and 5 μm at a Nasmyth focus of one of the 8m VLT telescopes. A curvature sensing adaptive optics sytem feed is used to minimize slit losses and a 4096x512 pixel mosaic of Aladdin arrays is being developed to maximixe the free spectral range covered in each order. Insertion of gas cells to measure high precision radial velocities is foreseen and the possibility of combining a Fresnel rhomb with a Wollaston prism for magnetic Doppler imaging is under study. Installation at the VLT is scheduled during the second half of 2004. Here we briefly recall the major design features of CRIRES and describe its current development status.
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Alan F. M. Moorwood, Alan F. M. Moorwood, Peter Biereichel, Peter Biereichel, Joar Brynnel, Joar Brynnel, Bernard Delabre, Bernard Delabre, Reinhold J. Dorn, Reinhold J. Dorn, Gert Finger, Gert Finger, Francis Franza, Francis Franza, Gotthard Huster, Gotthard Huster, Yves Jung, Yves Jung, Hans-Ulrich Kaeufl, Hans-Ulrich Kaeufl, Franz Koch, Franz Koch, Markus E. Kasper, Markus E. Kasper, Raphael Lescouzeres, Raphael Lescouzeres, Jean-Luis Lizon, Jean-Luis Lizon, Hamid Mehrgan, Hamid Mehrgan, Manfred Meyer, Manfred Meyer, Jean-Francois Pirard, Jean-Francois Pirard, Ralf Siebenmorgen, Ralf Siebenmorgen, Barbara Sokar, Barbara Sokar, Joerg Stegmeier, Joerg Stegmeier, Guenther Wiedemann, Guenther Wiedemann, } "CRIRES: a high-resolution infrared spectrograph for the VLT", Proc. SPIE 4841, Instrument Design and Performance for Optical/Infrared Ground-based Telescopes, (7 March 2003); doi: 10.1117/12.457987; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.457987

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