20 July 2010 MICADO: optical configuration, performance, and folding
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MICADO will be the IR imaging camera for the E-ELT. It has been designed to work in conjunction with both SCAO (in the early phase) and LGS-MCAO system MAORY (for which it has been optimized) and delivers diffraction limited quality over about 1 arcmin field of view covering the wavelength range from 0.8 to 2.5 micron. In this paper, we describe the optical configurations and the observing modes, for both the primary and the auxiliary arms, of the current baseline and we show the expected performances and how the optical path can be folded to fit the available limited space in the cryo-chamber.
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Demetrio Magrin, Demetrio Magrin, Roberto Ragazzoni, Roberto Ragazzoni, David E. Freeman, David E. Freeman, Frank Eisenhauer, Frank Eisenhauer, Niels Tromp, Niels Tromp, Marco Drost, Marco Drost, Ramón Navarro, Ramón Navarro, Richard Davies, Richard Davies, Reinhard Genzel, Reinhard Genzel, } "MICADO: optical configuration, performance, and folding", Proc. SPIE 7735, Ground-based and Airborne Instrumentation for Astronomy III, 77355G (20 July 2010); doi: 10.1117/12.856971; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.856971


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