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High-contrast observations with slicer-based integral field spectrographs 1: Simulations

Abstract:

As part of the Phase A study for the EPICS instrument, we investigate if there are any contrast limitations imposed by the choice of the integral field spectrograph (IFS) technology, and if so, to determine the contrast limits applicable to each technology. In this document we investigate (through simulations) the contrast limitations inherent in a slicer based IFS. Current results show the achievable contrast with the slicer to be promising when taking into consideration the fact that the ce...

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10.1117/12.857383

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Salter, GS More by this author
Thatte, NA More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MPLS, Physics
Verinaud, C More by this author
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Journal:
Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering
Volume:
7735
Issue:
PART 1
Publication date:
2010
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ISSN:
0277-786X
URN:
uuid:6bb073b6-0eb3-4e0d-9b99-e08e86af5cbb
Source identifiers:
161714
Local pid:
pubs:161714

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