20 October 2004 AMBER integration and laboratory performances
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AMBER is the focal near-infrared instrument of the VLTI combining 2 or 3 telescopes in the J, H and K bands with 3 spectral resolution modes. It uses single-mode fibers to ensure modal filtering and high measurement accuracies. AMBER has been integrated and tested in Grenoble during 2003. We report in this paper the lab performances of the instrument in terms of instrumental contrast, measurement accuracy and stability, and throughput.
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Karine Rousselet-Perraut, Etienne P. LeCoarer, Carla S. Gil, Pierre Y. Kern, Brahim Arezki, Alain Delboulbe, Gilles Duvert, Laurence Gluck, Yves Magnard, Fabien Malbet, Florentin Millour, Eric Tatulli, Gerard Zins, Matteo Accardo, Pierre Antonelli, Udo Beckmann, Jan Behrend, Yves Bresson, Simone Busoni, Stephane Lagarde, Franco Lisi, Romain Gueorguiev Petrov, Sylvie Robbe-Dubois, Alain Roussel, "AMBER integration and laboratory performances", Proc. SPIE 5491, New Frontiers in Stellar Interferometry, (20 October 2004); doi: 10.1117/12.551284; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.551284
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