9 August 2016 NEWS: the near-infrared Echelle for wideband spectroscopy
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We present an updated optical and mechanical design of NEWS: the Near-infrared Echelle for Wide-band Spectroscopy (formerly called HiJaK: the High-resolution J, H and K spectrometer), a compact, high-resolution, near-infrared spectrometer for 5-meter class telescopes. NEWS provides a spectral resolution of 60,000 and covers the full 0.8-2.5 μm range in 5 modes. We adopt a compact, lightweight, monolithic design and have developed NEWS to be mounted to the instrument cube at the Cassegrain focus of the new 4.3-meter Discovery Channel Telescope.
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Mark J. Veyette, Mark J. Veyette, Philip S. Muirhead, Philip S. Muirhead, Zachary J. Hall, Zachary J. Hall, Brian Taylor, Brian Taylor, Jimmy Ye, Jimmy Ye, } "NEWS: the near-infrared Echelle for wideband spectroscopy", Proc. SPIE 9908, Ground-based and Airborne Instrumentation for Astronomy VI, 99086M (9 August 2016); doi: 10.1117/12.2232632; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2232632
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