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15 July 2010 SIMPLE: a high-resolution near-infrared spectrometer for the E-ELT
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SIMPLE is an optimized near IR echelle spectrograph for the E-ELT assisted by adaptive optics. It delivers a complete 0.84-2.5μm spectrum in one exposure with resolution up to R=130,000, nearly diffraction limited pixel scale and limiting magnitudes down to JHK~20. Its most prominent science cases include the study of the intergalactic medium in the early Universe (z>6) and of the atmospheres of exo-planet transiting nearby low mass stars.
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Livia Origlia, Ernesto Oliva, Roberto Maiolino, Bengt Gustafsson, Nikolai Piskunov, Oleg Kochucov, Leonardo Vanzi, Dante Minniti, Manuela Zoccali, Artie Hatzes, and Eike Guenther "SIMPLE: a high-resolution near-infrared spectrometer for the E-ELT", Proc. SPIE 7735, Ground-based and Airborne Instrumentation for Astronomy III, 77352B (15 July 2010);


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