4 August 2016 Astronomical photonics in the context of infrared interferometry and high-resolution spectroscopy
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We review the potential of Astrophotonics, a relatively young field at the interface between photonics and astronomical instrumentation, for spectro-interferometry. We review some fundamental aspects of photonic science that drove the emergence of astrophotonics, and highlight the achievements in observational astrophysics. We analyze the prospects for further technological development also considering the potential synergies with other fields of physics (e.g. non-linear optics in condensed matter physics). We also stress the central role of fiber optics in routing and transporting light, delivering complex filters, or interfacing instruments and telescopes, more specifically in the context of a growing usage of adaptive optics.
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Lucas Labadie, Jean-Philippe Berger, Nick Cvetojevic, Roger Haynes, Robert Harris, Nemanja Jovanovic, Sylvestre Lacour, Guillermo Martin, Stefano Minardi, Guy Perrin, Martin Roth, Robert R. Thomson, "Astronomical photonics in the context of infrared interferometry and high-resolution spectroscopy", Proc. SPIE 9907, Optical and Infrared Interferometry and Imaging V, 990718 (4 August 2016); doi: 10.1117/12.2230889; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2230889
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