27 June 2006 IRMOS: The near-infrared multi-object spectrograph for the TMT
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We present an overview of the near-InfraRed Multi-Object Spectrograph (IRMOS) for the Thirty Meter Telescope, as developed under a Feasibility Study at the University of Florida and Herzberg Institute of Astrophysics. IRMOS incorporates a multi-object adaptive optics correction capability over a 5-arcminute field of regard on TMT. Up to 20 independently-selectable target fields-of-view with ~2-arcsec diameter can be accessed within this field simultaneously. IRMOS provides near-diffraction-limited integral field spectroscopy over the 0.8-2.5 μm bandpass at R~1,000-20,000 for each target field. We give a brief summary of the Design Reference science cases for IRMOS. We then present an overview of the IRMOS baseline instrument design.
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Stephen Eikenberry, Stephen Eikenberry, David Andersen, David Andersen, Rafael Guzman, Rafael Guzman, John Bally, John Bally, Salvador Cuevas, Salvador Cuevas, Murray Fletcher, Murray Fletcher, Rusty Gardhouse, Rusty Gardhouse, Don Gavel, Don Gavel, Anthony Gonzalez, Anthony Gonzalez, Nicolas Gruel, Nicolas Gruel, Fred Hamann, Fred Hamann, Sam Hamner, Sam Hamner, Roger Julian, Roger Julian, Jeff Julian, Jeff Julian, David Koo, David Koo, Elizabeth Lada, Elizabeth Lada, Brian Leckie, Brian Leckie, J. Alberto Lopez, J. Alberto Lopez, Roser Pello, Roser Pello, Jorge Perez, Jorge Perez, William Rambold, William Rambold, Carlos Roman, Carlos Roman, Ata Sarajedini, Ata Sarajedini, Jonathan Tan, Jonathan Tan, Kim Venn, Kim Venn, Jean-Pierre Veran, Jean-Pierre Veran, John Ziegert, John Ziegert, } "IRMOS: The near-infrared multi-object spectrograph for the TMT", Proc. SPIE 6269, Ground-based and Airborne Instrumentation for Astronomy, 62695W (27 June 2006); doi: 10.1117/12.672266; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.672266
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