9 August 2016 Characterization and performance of PAUCam filters
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Abstract
PAUCam is a large field of view camera designed to exploit the field delivered by the prime focus corrector of the William Herschel Telescope, at the Observatorio del Roque de los Muchachos. One of the new features of this camera is its filter system, placed within a few millimeters of the focal plane using eleven trays containing 40 narrow band and 6 broad band filters, working in vacuum at an operational temperature of 250K and in a focalized beam. In this contribution, we describe the performance of these filters both in the characterization tests at the laboratory.
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R. Casas, R. Casas, L. Cardiel-Sas, L. Cardiel-Sas, F. J. Castander, F. J. Castander, C. Díaz, C. Díaz, J. Gaweda, J. Gaweda, J. Jiménez Rojas, J. Jiménez Rojas, S. Jiménez, S. Jiménez, M. Lamensans, M. Lamensans, C. Padilla, C. Padilla, F. J. Rodriguez, F. J. Rodriguez, E. Sanchez , E. Sanchez , I. Sevilla Noarbe, I. Sevilla Noarbe, "Characterization and performance of PAUCam filters", Proc. SPIE 9908, Ground-based and Airborne Instrumentation for Astronomy VI, 99084K (9 August 2016); doi: 10.1117/12.2232422; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2232422
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