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9 August 2016 The PAU camera carbon fiber cryostat and filter interchange system
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This paper describes the engineering and mechanical considerations in the design and construction of a carbon fiber containment vessel for a photometric camera. The camera is intended for installation on the 4 m William Herschel Telescope, located in Palma, Spain. The scientific objective of the camera system is to measure red-shifts of a large sample of galaxies using the photometric technique. The paper is broken down into sections, divided by the principal engineering challenges of the project; the carbon fiber vacuum vessel, the cooling systems and the precision movement systems.
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Luis Lopez, Cristóbal Padilla, Laia Cardiel-Sas, Otger Ballester, Ferràn Grañena, Ester Majà, and Francisco J. Castander "The PAU camera carbon fiber cryostat and filter interchange system", Proc. SPIE 9908, Ground-based and Airborne Instrumentation for Astronomy VI, 99084G (9 August 2016); https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2232294
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