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, Karine Rousselet-Perraut, Etienne P. LeCoarer, Etienne P. LeCoarer, Carla S. Gil, Carla S. Gil, Pierre Y. Kern, Pierre Y. Kern, Brahim Arezki, Brahim Arezki, Alain Delboulbe, Alain Delboulbe, Gilles Duvert, Gilles Duvert, Laurence Gluck, Laurence Gluck, Yves Magnard, Yves Magnard, Fabien Malbet, Fabien Malbet, Florentin Millour, Florentin Millour, Eric Tatulli, Eric Tatulli, Gerard Zins, Gerard Zins, Matteo Accardo, Matteo Accardo, Pierre Antonelli, Pierre Antonelli, Udo Beckmann, Udo Beckmann, Jan Behrend, Jan Behrend, Yves Bresson, Yves Bresson, Simone Busoni, Simone Busoni, Stephane Lagarde, Stephane Lagarde, Franco Lisi, Franco Lisi, Romain Gueorguiev Petrov, Romain Gueorguiev Petrov, Sylvie Robbe-Dubois, Sylvie Robbe-Dubois, Alain Roussel, 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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