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Design of a high-speed UV-transmitting camera for the Keck LRIS

Rodgers, J. Michael and McCarthy, James K. (1994) Design of a high-speed UV-transmitting camera for the Keck LRIS. In: Instrumentation in Astronomy VIII. Proceedings of SPIE. No.2198. Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE) , Bellingham, WA, pp. 1096-1104. ISBN 9780819414939.

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Preliminary optical designs have been developed for the blue channel of the Low Resolution Imaging Spectrograph (LRIS) for the Keck Ten Meter Telescope. This paper discusses the configuration- driving factors and performance of the designs, as well as coating and fabrication issues.

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Additional Information:© 1994 SPIE--The International Society for Optical Engineering. This work described in this contribution was conducted as part of a design study for the LRIS blue channel funded by CARA, the California Association for Research in Astronomy. CARA operates the W. M. Keck Observatory as a scientific partnership between the California Institute of Technology and the University of California, made possible by a generous gift of the W. M. Keck Foundation and the support of its president, Howard Keck, which is most gratefully acknowledged. The authors also wish to thank Profs. J. Bev Oke & Judith G. Cohen (C.I.T.) for helpful discussions.
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Official Citation:J. Michael Rodgers and James K. McCarthy "Design of a high-speed UV-transmitting camera for the Keck LRIS", Proc. SPIE 2198, Instrumentation in Astronomy VIII, 1096 (June 1, 1994); doi:10.1117/12.176801;
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