27 June 2006 IOTA: recent science and technology
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We present a brief review of recent scientific and technical advances at the Infrared Optical Telescope Array (IOTA). IOTA is a long-baseline interferometer located atop Mount Hopkins, Arizona. Recent work has emphasized the use of the three-telescope interferometer completed in 2002. We report on results obtained on a range of scientific targets, including AGB stars, Herbig AeBe Stars, binary stars, and the recent outburst of the recurrent nova RS Oph. We report the completion of a new spectrometer which allows visibility measurements at several high spectral resolution channels simultaneously. Finally, it is our sad duty to report that IOTA will be closed this year.
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F. Peter Schloerb, F. Peter Schloerb, J.-P. Berger, J.-P. Berger, N. P. Carleton, N. P. Carleton, P. Hagenauer, P. Hagenauer, P. Y. Kern, P. Y. Kern, P. R. Labeye, P. R. Labeye, M. G. Lacasse, M. G. Lacasse, F. Malbet, F. Malbet, R. Millan-Gabet, R. Millan-Gabet, J. D. Monnier, J. D. Monnier, M. R. Pearlman, M. R. Pearlman, E. Pedretti, E. Pedretti, K. Rousselet-Perraut, K. Rousselet-Perraut, S. D. Ragland, S. D. Ragland, P. A. Schuller, P. A. Schuller, W. A. Traub, W. A. Traub, G. Wallace, G. Wallace, } "IOTA: recent science and technology", Proc. SPIE 6268, Advances in Stellar Interferometry, 62680I (27 June 2006); doi: 10.1117/12.672597; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.672597
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