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, Livia Origlia, Ernesto Oliva, Ernesto Oliva, Roberto Maiolino, Roberto Maiolino, Bengt Gustafsson, Bengt Gustafsson, Nikolai Piskunov, Nikolai Piskunov, Oleg Kochucov, Oleg Kochucov, Leonardo Vanzi, Leonardo Vanzi, Dante Minniti, Dante Minniti, Manuela Zoccali, Manuela Zoccali, Artie Hatzes, Artie Hatzes, Eike Guenther, 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); doi: 10.1117/12.856417; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.856417
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