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9 August 2016 The DESI slit design: science and calibration solutions
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The Dark Energy Survey Instrument (DESI) is a 5000-fibre optical multi object spectrograph for the 4m Mayall telecope at the Kitt Peak National Observatory. Ten identical three channel spectrographs will be equipped with 500-element fibre slits. Here we focus on the architecture of the science slits and the interchangeable auxiliary slits required for calibration.
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Jurgen Schmoll, Robert Besuner, David Bramall, Colin Dunlop, Jerry Edelstein, Patrick Jelinsky, Claire Poppett, Ray Sharples, and Gordon Talbot "The DESI slit design: science and calibration solutions", Proc. SPIE 9908, Ground-based and Airborne Instrumentation for Astronomy VI, 99088T (9 August 2016); https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2233050
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