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CIRPASS: a NIR integral field and multi-object spectrograph

Parry, Ian and Mackay, Craig and Johnson, Rachel and McMahon, Richard and Dean, Andrew and Ramaprakash, Anamparambu and King, David and Pritchard, Jim and Medlen, Steve and Sabbey, Chris and Ellis, Richard and Aragón-Salamanca, Alfonso (2000) CIRPASS: a NIR integral field and multi-object spectrograph. In: Optical and IR Telescope Instrumentation and Detectors. Proceedings of SPIE. No.4008. Society of Photo-optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE) , Bellingham, WA, pp. 1193-1202. ISBN 9780819436337.

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We describe CIRPASS which is currently being completed at the Institute of Astronomy in Cambridge. The optical design is presented and contrasted with more conventional software- suppression designs. The limiting magnitudes on Gemini are expected to be J 22.6 and H 21.7 in a 3 hour exposure.

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Additional Information:© 2000 Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE). We acknowledge the very valuable assistance of the Gemini Project, the ATC, PPARC and the Raymond and Beverly Sackler Foundation.
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Subject Keywords:Infrared spectroscopy, OH suppression, Integral field spectroscopy, Multi-object spectroscopy
Series Name:Proceedings of SPIE
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Official Citation:Ian Robert Parry, Craig D. Mackay, Rachel A. Johnson, Richard G. McMahon, Andrew Dean, Anamparambu N. Ramaprakash, David L. King, Jim M. Pritchard, Steve R. Medlen, Chris S. Sabbey, Richard S. Ellis, Alfonso Aragon-Salamanca, "CIRPASS: a NIR integral field and multi-object spectrograph," Proc. SPIE 4008, Optical and IR Telescope Instrumentation and Detectors, (16 August 2000); doi: 10.1117/12.395438
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