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SNAP: an integral field spectrograph for supernova identification

Ealet, A. and Ellis, R. (2003) SNAP: an integral field spectrograph for supernova identification. In: IR Space Telescopes and Instruments. Proceedings of SPIE. No.4850. Society of Photo-optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE) , Bellingham, WA, pp. 1169-1178. ISBN 9780819446299.

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A well-adapted spectrograph concept has been developed for the SNAP (SuperNova/Acceleration Probe) experiment. The goal is to ensure proper identification of Type Ia supernovae and to standardize the magnitude of each candidate by determining explosion parameters. An instrument based on an integral field method with the powerful concept of imager slicing has been designed and is presented in this paper. The spectrograph concept is optimized to have very high efficiency and low spectral resolution (R~100), constant through the wavelength range (0.35-1.7μm), adapted to the scientific goals of the mission.

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Additional Information:© 2003 Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE).
Subject Keywords:SNAP, Supernovae, Integral field, Spectrograph, Image slicer
Series Name:Proceedings of SPIE
Issue or Number:4850
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Official Citation:Anne Ealet, Eric Prieto, Alain Bonissent, Roger Malina, G. Bernstein, Stephane Basa, Oliver LeFevre, Alain Mazure, Christophe Bonneville, Carl W. Akerlof, Greg Aldering, R. Amanullah, Pierre Astier, E. Barrelet, Christopher Bebek, Lars Bergstrom, John Bercovitz, Manfred Bester, C. R. Bower, William C. Carithers, Eugene D. Commins, C. Day, Susana E. Deustua, Richard S. DiGennaro, R. Ellis, Mikael Eriksson, Andrew Fruchter, Jean-Francois Genat, Gerson Goldhaber, Ariel Goobar, Donald E. Groom, Stewart E. Harris, Peter R. Harvey, Henry D. Heetderks, Steven E. Holland, Dragan Huterer, Armin Karcher, Alex G. Kim, William F. Kolbe, B. Krieger, R. Lafever, J. Lamoureux, Michael L. Lampton, Michael E. Levi, Daniel S. Levin, Eric V. Linder, Stewart C. Loken, R. Massey, Timothy McKay, Shawn P. McKee, Ramon Miquel, E. Moertsell, N. Mostek, Stuart Mufson, J. A. Musser, Peter E. Nugent, Hakeem M. Oluseyi, Reynald Pain, Nicholas P. Palaio, David H. Pankow, Saul Perlmutter, R. Pratt, Alexandre Refregier, J. Rhodes, Kem Edward Robinson, N. Roe, Michael Sholl, Michael S. Schubnell, G. Smadja, George F. Smoot, Anthony Spadafora, Gregory Tarle, Andrew D. Tomasch, H. von der Lippe, D. Vincent, J.-P. Walder, and Guobin Wang "SNAP: an integral field spectrograph for supernova identification", Proc. SPIE 4850, IR Space Telescopes and Instruments, (5 March 2003); doi: 10.1117/12.461216;
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