5 September 2014 The Schmidt-Czerny-Turner spectrograph
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Since the invention of the CCD detector in 1969 by George Smith and Willard Boyle, incremental innovations to the dispersive imaging spectrograph have slowly materialized in response the abounding advances in CCD detector technology. The modern Czerny-Turner type spectrograph, arguably the most commonly used instrument in optical spectroscopy, fails to uphold the ever increasing needs today's researchers demand, let alone tomorrow's. This paper discusses an innovative solution to the Czerny-Turner imaging spectrograph bridging a more than 20 year gap in development and understanding. A manifold of techniques in optical spectroscopy both advantaged and enabled by this innovation are expounded upon.
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Jason P. McClure, Jason P. McClure, "The Schmidt-Czerny-Turner spectrograph", Proc. SPIE 9189, Photonic Innovations and Solutions for Complex Environments and Systems (PISCES) II, 91890C (5 September 2014); doi: 10.1117/12.2061559; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2061559


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