31 January 2013 A roadmap for the E-ELT instrument suite
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We present plans for instrumentation on the European Extremely Large Telescope. ESO is working with its community of astronomers and instrument builders to develop the E-ELT Instrumentation Roadmap. The roadmap is a timeline of the steps towards the full instrument programme, from specification of the scientific requirements, via a technology development phase, to selection of the instrument concepts. Key goals are to be flexibile to new ideas and to ensure the timely, on-budget delivery of instruments that meet the community's scientific needs. The result is an exciting programme of seven instruments planned over the first decade of the telescope construction phase.
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Suzanne K. Ramsay, Suzanne K. Ramsay, Mark M. Casali, Mark M. Casali, Norbert Hubin, Norbert Hubin, Markus Kissler-Patig, Markus Kissler-Patig, Hans-Ulrich Käufl, Hans-Ulrich Käufl, Jean-Louis Lizon, Jean-Louis Lizon, J. Strasser, J. Strasser, } "A roadmap for the E-ELT instrument suite", Proc. SPIE 8446, Ground-based and Airborne Instrumentation for Astronomy IV, 84461E (31 January 2013); doi: 10.1117/12.926256; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.926256


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