7 March 2003 The REM-IR camera: High quality near infrared imaging with a small robotic telescope
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We present the near infrared camera REM-IR that will operate aboard the REM telescope, intended as a fully automated instrument to follow-up Gamma Ray Burst, triggered mainly by satellites, such as HETE II, INTEGRAL, AGILE and SWIFT. REM-IR will perform high efficiency imaging of the prompt infrared afterglow of GRB and, together with the optical spectrograph ROSS, will cover simultaneously a wide wavelength range, allowing a better understanding of the intriguing scientific case of GRB. Due to the scientific and technological requirements of the REM project, some innovative solutions has been adopted in REM-IR.
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Fabrizio Vitali, Filippo Maria Zerbi, Guido Chincarini, Gabriele Ghisellini, Marcello Rodono, Gino Tosti, Lucio Angelo Antonelli, Paolo Conconi, Stefano Covino, Giuseppe Cutispoto, Emilio Molinari, Luciano Nicastro, Eliana Palazzi, "The REM-IR camera: High quality near infrared imaging with a small robotic telescope", Proc. SPIE 4841, Instrument Design and Performance for Optical/Infrared Ground-based Telescopes, (7 March 2003); doi: 10.1117/12.459999; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.459999
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