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The mechanical design of CHARIS: an exoplanet IFS for the Subaru Telescope
Author(s): Michael B. Galvin; Michael A. Carr; Tyler D. Groff; N. Jeremy Kasdin; Radford Fagan; Masahiko Hayashi; Naruhisa Takato
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Paper Abstract

Princeton University is designing and building an integral field spectrograph (IFS), the Coronagraphic High Angular Resolution Imaging Spectrograph (CHARIS), for integration with the Subaru Corona Extreme Adaptive Optics (SCExAO) system and the AO188 adaptive optics system on the Subaru Telescope. CHARIS and SCExAO will measure spectra of hot, young Jovian planets in a coronagraphic image across J, H, and K bands down to an 80 milliarcsecond inner working angle. Here we present the current status of the mechanical design of the CHARIS instrument.

Paper Details

Date Published: 18 July 2014
PDF: 22 pages
Proc. SPIE 9151, Advances in Optical and Mechanical Technologies for Telescopes and Instrumentation, 91513G (18 July 2014); doi: 10.1117/12.2056645
Show Author Affiliations
Michael B. Galvin, Princeton Univ. (United States)
Michael A. Carr, Princeton Univ. (United States)
Tyler D. Groff, Princeton Univ. (United States)
N. Jeremy Kasdin, Princeton Univ. (United States)
Radford Fagan, L-3 Communications IOS-SSG (United States)
Masahiko Hayashi, Subaru Telescope, National Astronomical Observatory of Japan (United States)
Naruhisa Takato, Subaru Telescope, National Astronomical Observatory of Japan (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 9151:
Advances in Optical and Mechanical Technologies for Telescopes and Instrumentation
Ramón Navarro; Colin R. Cunningham; Allison A. Barto, Editor(s)

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