4 August 2016 MIRADAS for the Gran Telescopio Canarias
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The Mid-resolution InfRAreD Astronomical Spectrograph (MIRADAS, a near-infrared multi-object echelle spectrograph operating at spectral resolution R=20,000 over the 1-2.5μm bandpass) was selected by the Gran Telescopio Canarias (GTC) partnership as the next-generation near-infrared spectrograph for the world's largest optical/infrared telescope, and is being developed by an international consortium. The MIRADAS consortium includes the University of Florida, Universidad de Barcelona, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Instituto de Astrofísica de Canarias, and Institut d'Estudis Espacials de Catalunya, as well as probe arm industrial partner A-V-S (Spain), with more than 45 Science Working Group members in 10 institutions primarily in Spain, Mexico, and the USA. In this paper, we review the overall system design and project status for MIRADAS during its early fabrication phase in 2016.
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Stephen S. Eikenberry, Stephen S. Eikenberry, Steven Nicholas Raines, Steven Nicholas Raines, Richard Deno Stelter, Richard Deno Stelter, Alan Garner, Alan Garner, Yigit Dallilar, Yigit Dallilar, Kendall Ackley, Kendall Ackley, John Greg Bennett, John Greg Bennett, Charles H. Murphey, Charles H. Murphey, Paola Miller, Paola Miller, David Tooke, David Tooke, Luke Williams, Luke Williams, Brian Chinn, Brian Chinn, Scott A. Mullin, Scott A. Mullin, Sidney L. Schofield, Sidney L. Schofield, Craig D. Warner, Craig D. Warner, Frank Varosi, Frank Varosi, Bo Zhao, Bo Zhao, Sophia A. Eikenberry, Sophia A. Eikenberry, Claudia Vega, Claudia Vega, Hipatia V. Donoso, Hipatia V. Donoso, Josep Sabater, Josep Sabater, José María Gómez, José María Gómez, Jordi Torra, Jordi Torra, Josefina Rosich Minguell, Josefina Rosich Minguell, Francisco Garzón López, Francisco Garzón López, Nicolás Cardiel, Nicolás Cardiel, Jesús Gallego Maestro, Jesús Gallego Maestro, Antonio Marín-Franch, Antonio Marín-Franch, Julio Galipienzo, Julio Galipienzo, Miguel Ángel Carrera Astigarraga, Miguel Ángel Carrera Astigarraga, Greg J. Fitzgerald, Greg J. Fitzgerald, Ian Prees, Ian Prees, Todd M. Stolberg, Todd M. Stolberg, Peter A. Kornik, Peter A. Kornik, Anamparambu N. Ramaprakash, Anamparambu N. Ramaprakash, Mahesh P. Burse, Mahesh P. Burse, Sujit P. Punnadi, Sujit P. Punnadi, P. Hammersley, P. Hammersley, } "MIRADAS for the Gran Telescopio Canarias", Proc. SPIE 9908, Ground-based and Airborne Instrumentation for Astronomy VI, 99081L (4 August 2016); doi: 10.1117/12.2232533; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2232533
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