CaltechAUTHORS
  A Caltech Library Service

Keck Planet Imager and Characterizer (KPIC): status update

Mawet, D. and Bond, C. Z. and Delorme, J.-R. and Jovanovic, N. and Cetre, S. and Chun, M. and Echeverri, D. and Hall, D. and Lilley, S. and Wallace, J. K. and Wizinowich, P. (2018) Keck Planet Imager and Characterizer (KPIC): status update. In: Adaptive Optics Systems VI. Proceedings of SPIE. No.10703. Society of Photo-optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE) , Bellingham, WA, Art. No. 1070306. ISBN 9781510619593. http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechAUTHORS:20180712-110818688

[img] PDF - Published Version
See Usage Policy.

1476Kb

Use this Persistent URL to link to this item: http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechAUTHORS:20180712-110818688

Abstract

Here we report on the status of the The Keck Planet Imager and Characterizer (KPIC), which is an on-going series of upgrades to the W.M. Keck II adaptive optics system and instrument suite focused on exoplanet imaging and spectroscopic characterization. The KPIC infrared pyramid wavefront sensor and fiber injection unit to high-resolution infrared spectrograph NIRSPEC have been assembled, integrated and are under-going tests at the University of Hawaii before installation at the Summit in the Fall of 2018.


Item Type:Book Section
Related URLs:
URLURL TypeDescription
https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2314037DOIArticle
ORCID:
AuthorORCID
Mawet, D.0000-0002-8895-4735
Additional Information:© 2018 Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE). The near-infrared pyramid wavefront sensor is supported by the National Science Foundation under Grant No. AST-1611623. The camera used with the pyramid wavefront sensor is provided by Don Hall with support by the National Science Foundation under Grant No. AST-1106391. The fiber injection unit is supported by the Heising-Simons Foundation. The W. M. Keck Observatory is operated as a scientific partnership among the California Institute of Technology, the University of California, and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration. The Observatory was made possible by the generous financial support of the W. M. Keck Foundation. The authors wish to recognize and acknowledge the very significant cultural role and reverence that the summit of Maunakea has always had within the indigenous Hawaiian community. We are most fortunate to have the opportunity to conduct observations from this mountain. This work was partially carried out at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology, under contract with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration.
Funders:
Funding AgencyGrant Number
NSFAST-1611623
NSFAST-1106391
Heising-Simons FoundationUNSPECIFIED
W. M. Keck FoundationUNSPECIFIED
NASA/JPL/CaltechUNSPECIFIED
Subject Keywords:Exoplanets, high contrast imaging, high contrast high resolution spectroscopy, small inner working angle coronagraphy, vortex coronagraph, on-axis segmented telescopes, apodization, Extremely Large Telescopes
Record Number:CaltechAUTHORS:20180712-110818688
Persistent URL:http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechAUTHORS:20180712-110818688
Official Citation:D. Mawet, C. Z. Bond, J.-R. Delorme, N. Jovanovic, S. Cetre, M. Chun, D. Echeverri, D. Hall, S. Lilley, J. K. Wallace, P. Wizinowich, "Keck Planet Imager and Characterizer (KPIC): status update", Proc. SPIE 10703, Adaptive Optics Systems VI, 1070306 (10 July 2018); doi: 10.1117/12.2314037; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2314037
Usage Policy:No commercial reproduction, distribution, display or performance rights in this work are provided.
ID Code:87801
Collection:CaltechAUTHORS
Deposited By: George Porter
Deposited On:13 Jul 2018 15:25
Last Modified:13 Jul 2018 15:25

Repository Staff Only: item control page