9 August 2016 Science requirements and trade-offs for the MOSAIC instrument for the European ELT
Author Affiliations +
Abstract
Building on the comprehensive White Paper on the scientific case for multi-object spectroscopy on the European ELT, we present the top-level instrument requirements that are being used in the Phase A design study of the MOSAIC concept. The assembled cases span the full range of E-ELT science and generally require either ‘high multiplex' or 'high definition' observations to best exploit the excellent sensitivity and spatial performance of the telescope. We highlight some of the science studies that are now being used in trade-off studies to inform the capabilities of MOSAIC and its technical design.
© (2016) COPYRIGHT Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE). Downloading of the abstract is permitted for personal use only.
C. J. Evans, C. J. Evans, M. Puech, M. Puech, M. Rodrigues, M. Rodrigues, B. Barbuy, B. Barbuy, J.-G. Cuby, J.-G. Cuby, G. Dalton, G. Dalton, E. Fitzsimons, E. Fitzsimons, F. Hammer, F. Hammer, P. Jagourel, P. Jagourel, L. Kaper, L. Kaper, S. L. Morris, S. L. Morris, T. J. Morris, T. J. Morris, } "Science requirements and trade-offs for the MOSAIC instrument for the European ELT", Proc. SPIE 9908, Ground-based and Airborne Instrumentation for Astronomy VI, 99089J (9 August 2016); doi: 10.1117/12.2231675; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2231675
PROCEEDINGS
12 PAGES


SHARE
RELATED CONTENT

Instrumentation of the WSO-UV project
Proceedings of SPIE (July 24 2014)
The JWST science instrument payload: mission context and status
Proceedings of SPIE (September 26 2013)
The E ELT multi object spectrograph latest news from...
Proceedings of SPIE (August 09 2016)
The FLARE mission deep and wide field 1 5um...
Proceedings of SPIE (July 29 2016)
Integral field spectrograph for SNAP supernova studies
Proceedings of SPIE (March 05 2003)

Back to Top