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6 August 2014 A Fabry-Perot and grism imaging spectrograph LISS (Line Imager and Slit Spectrograph)
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LISS (Line Imager and Slit Spectrograph) is an imager and spectrograph equipped with a liquid crystal etalon and a low resolution grism. It is specialized to observe and map the emission and absorption lines of astronomical objects. A fully depleted and back illuminated 2K x 1K Hamamatsu CCD which has high sensitivity at redder wavelengths in optical bands enables this instrument to give a good performance in imaging and spectroscopic observations of emission lines such as [SIII]λλ 906.9/953.2 nm. We successfully carried out commissioning observations at the 1.6-m Pirka telescope of Hokkaido University in September/October 2012 and June/July 2013. In this paper, we describe the design and performance of LISS as well as its early observational results and future prospects.
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Yasuhito Hashiba, Mamoru Doi, Shigeyuki Sako, Tomoki Morokuma, Hanindyo Kuncarayakti, Mitsuru Kokubo, Kazuma Mitsuda, Hidenori Takahashi, Ken Tateuchi, Makoto Watanabe, and Hikaru Nakao "A Fabry-Perot and grism imaging spectrograph LISS (Line Imager and Slit Spectrograph)", Proc. SPIE 9147, Ground-based and Airborne Instrumentation for Astronomy V, 91472J (6 August 2014);


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