27 June 2006 The versatile acquisition system of Giano
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Proceedings Volume 6274, Advanced Software and Control for Astronomy; 62740T (2006); doi: 10.1117/12.671114
Event: SPIE Astronomical Telescopes + Instrumentation, 2006, Orlando, Florida , United States
Abstract
Giano is an infrared (0.9-2.5 μm) cross-dispersed echelle spectrometer designed to achieve high throughput, high resolving power, wide band coverage and high accuracy. Giano will be a common user instrument which will be permanently mounted at the Telescopio Nazionale Galileo (TNG), located at Roque de Los Muchachos Observatory (ORM), La Palma, Spain. Giano successfully concluded the development phase, and we present here some of the solutions adopted in the focal plane electronics, which take care of detector control and data acquisition and handling.
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Carlo Baffa, Valdemaro Biliotti, Sandro Gennari, Elisabetta Giani, Iacopo Mochi, Ernesto Oliva, Livia Origlia, Emanuel Rossetti, Mauro Sozzi, "The versatile acquisition system of Giano", Proc. SPIE 6274, Advanced Software and Control for Astronomy, 62740T (27 June 2006); doi: 10.1117/12.671114; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.671114
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