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11 July 2008 Integration, commissioning, and performance of the UK FMOS spectrograph
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The UK FMOS spectrograph forms part of Subaru's FMOS multi-object infrared spectroscopy facility. The spectrograph was shipped to Hilo in component form in August of 2007. We describe the integration sequence for the spectrograph, the results of cooldown tests using a new chiller unit fitted to the spectrograph at the telescope, and alignment tests of the spectrograph, gratings and OH-suppression masks. We present the first-light observations for the spectrograph from May 2008.
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Gavin B. Dalton, Ian J. Lewis, Ian A. J. Tosh, Colin Blackburn, David G. Bonfield, Charles B. Brooks, Alan R. Holmes, Hanshin Lee, Tim R. Froud, Masayuki Akiyama, Naoyuki Tamura, and Naruhisa Takato "Integration, commissioning, and performance of the UK FMOS spectrograph", Proc. SPIE 7014, Ground-based and Airborne Instrumentation for Astronomy II, 70143W (11 July 2008);


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