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Final design and build progress of WEAVE: the next generation widefield spectroscopy facility for the William Herschel Telescope.

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We present the Final Design of the WEAVE next-generation spectroscopy facility for the William Herschel Telescope (WHT), together with a status update on the details of manufacturing, integration and the overall project schedule now that all the major fabrication contracts are in place. We also present a summary of the current planning behind the 5-year initial phase of survey operations. WEAVE will provide optical ground-based follow up of ground-based (LOFAR) and space-based (Gaia) surveys....

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Published
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Peer reviewed
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Accepted manuscript

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10.1117/12.2231078

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Oxford, MPLS, Physics, Astrophysics
Abrams, DC More by this author
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Aguerri, JAL More by this author
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Science and Technology Facilities Council More from this funder
Nederlandse Organisatie voor Wetenschappelijk Onderzoek More from this funder
Nederlandse Onderzoekschool voor Astronomie More from this funder
Instituto de Astrofisica de Canarias More from this funder
Région Île de France More from this funder
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Publisher:
Society of Photo-optical Instrumentation Engineers Publisher's website
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Proceedings of SPIE Journal website
Publication date:
2016-08-05
Acceptance date:
2016-07-20
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ISSN:
1996-756X
Pubs id:
pubs:636976
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uri:ff823eb3-f6ba-4872-bad8-6ed56bd340cd
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ff823eb3-f6ba-4872-bad8-6ed56bd340cd
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pubs:636976

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