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First lab results of the WEAVE fibre positioner system

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WEAVE is the new wide-field spectroscopy facility for the prime focus of the William Herschel Telescope on La Palma in the Canary Islands, Spain. It is a multi-object “pick-and-place” fibre-fed spectrograph with a 960 fibre multiplex behind a new dedicated 2° prime focus corrector. We provide an update on the fibre positioner's technical progress. The hardware has been fully assembled and integrated with its control system for testing. We have made initial calibrations and are starting to mov...

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Peer reviewed
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10.1117/12.2312703

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MPLS Division
Department:
Physics; Astrophysics
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MPLS Division
Department:
Physics; Astrophysics
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MPLS Division
Department:
Physics; Astrophysics
Oxford college:
St Cross College
ORCID:
0000-0002-3031-2588
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Society of Photo-optical Instrumentation Engineers Publisher's website
Publication date:
2018-07-16
Acceptance date:
2018-05-15
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pubs:890131
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uri:7df96543-3e78-46ee-9fb4-8a9599cd8dfd
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uuid:7df96543-3e78-46ee-9fb4-8a9599cd8dfd
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pubs:890131

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