21 September 2012 The focal plane camera for fine guiding and NIR survey on SPICA
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The FPC (Fine-guiding and astroPhysics Camera) consists of two NIR (Near Infrared) cameras as focal plane instruments of the SPICA (Space Infrared Telescope for Cosmology and Astrophysics). The FPC-G (FPC-Guidance) is for fine guiding with an accuracy of less than 0.036" at 0.5 Hz, and the FPC-S (FPC-Science) is for a back-up of the FPC-G as well as for scientific observations with 10 filters - including 3 LVFs (Linear Variable Filter) - in NIR (0.8 - 5.2µm) imaging and spectroscopy. As one of the international consortium member of the SPICA project, KASI (Korea Astronomy and Space science Institute) is leading the conceptual design and the scientific cases of the FPC with Korea/Japan participants.
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Dae-Hee Lee, Dae-Hee Lee, Woong-Seob Jeong, Woong-Seob Jeong, Toshio Matsumoto, Toshio Matsumoto, Bongkon Moon, Bongkon Moon, Wonyong Han, Wonyong Han, Youngsik Park, Youngsik Park, Kwijong Park, Kwijong Park, Uk-Won Nam, Uk-Won Nam, Chol Lee, Chol Lee, Shinji Mitani, Shinji Mitani, } "The focal plane camera for fine guiding and NIR survey on SPICA", Proc. SPIE 8442, Space Telescopes and Instrumentation 2012: Optical, Infrared, and Millimeter Wave, 84423P (21 September 2012); doi: 10.1117/12.925278; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.925278
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