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By Mediavilla E., Arribas S., Roth M., Cepa J. (eds.)

At the same time storing either spectral and spatial info, 3D spectroscopy bargains a brand new strategy to take on astrophysical difficulties, and opens up new strains of study. when you consider that its inception within the eighties and early nineties, study during this box has grown vastly. huge telescopes everywhere in the international are actually outfitted with critical box devices, and tools of the long run James Webb area Telescope could have indispensable box spectroscopic features. these days, extra attempt is devoted to refining ideas for lowering, interpreting and reading the information got with 3D spectrographs. Containing lectures from the 17th iciness tuition of the Canary Islands Astrophysics Institute, this publication explores new 3D spectroscopy concepts and information. A vast and balanced presentation of analysis during this box, it introduces astronomers to a brand new new release of tools, widening the charm of crucial box spectroscopy and assisting it develop into a robust device in tackling astrophysical difficulties.

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G. 32 Martin M. 40. Discrete Zerodur slicer element (MUSE prototype). 41. FP-principle. 3D, SINFONI. g. , 2004). In summary, slicers provide high density of spectra, high efficiency, and a compact optomechanical design for high stability. Slicers have been manufactured from Zerodur, and from metal as monolithic devices. Slicers are routinely operated in the NIR, and there are ongoing research and development efforts to optimize metallic slicers for operation in the visual. In contrast to fiber and lens array IFUs, no scrambling is involved, and the telescope focal plane is projected directly onto the detector.

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