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21 August 1998 Infrared camera and spectrograph for the Subaru Telescope
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A 1-5 micrometers IR camera and spectrograph (IRCS) is described. The IRCS will be a facility instrument for the 8.2 m Subaru Telescope at Mauna Kea. It consists of two sections, a spectrograph and a camera section. The spectrograph is a cross-dispersed echelle that will provide a resolving power of 20,000 with a slit width of 0.15 arcsec and two-pixel sampling. The camera section serves as a slit viewer and as a camera with two pixel scales, 0.022 arcsec/pixel and 0.060 arcsec/pixel. Grisms providing 400-1400 resolving power will be available. Each section will utilize an ALADDIN II 1024 X 1024 InSb array. The instrument specifications are optimized for 2.2 micrometers using the adaptive optics and the tip-tilt secondary systems of the Subaru Telescope.
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Alan T. Tokunaga, Naoto Kobayashi, James Bell, Gregory K. Ching, Klaus-Werner Hodapp, Joseph L. Hora, Doug Neill, Peter M. Onaka, John T. Rayner, Louis Robertson, David W. Warren, Mark Weber, and Tony T. Young "Infrared camera and spectrograph for the Subaru Telescope", Proc. SPIE 3354, Infrared Astronomical Instrumentation, (21 August 1998);


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