15 July 2008 ESPRESSO control software and electronics
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The Astrophysical Technology Group of the INAF-AOT, as part of a consortium led by ESO, has carried out a feasibility study for the Control Software and Electronics of a new generation optical spectrograph, named ESPRESSO. ESPRESSO has been conceived as a high-efficient, high-resolution, fiber-fed spectrograph of high mechanical and thermal stability to be located at the Coude Combined Laboratory of the VLT. These features together with its ability to gather light from 4-UT simultaneously made ESPRESSO a very challenging instrument. This paper presents an overview of the control software and electronics concept design focusing on the more critical and innovative aspects of the spectrograph.
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P. Di Marcantonio, P. Di Marcantonio, P. Santin, P. Santin, I. Coretti, I. Coretti, R. Cirami, R. Cirami, M. Comari, M. Comari, } "ESPRESSO control software and electronics", Proc. SPIE 7019, Advanced Software and Control for Astronomy II, 70191M (15 July 2008); doi: 10.1117/12.786833; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.786833
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