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dc.contributor.authorCox, L.J.
dc.contributor.authorHough, J.
dc.contributor.authorMcCall, A.
dc.date.accessioned2009-04-20T12:12:20Z
dc.date.available2009-04-20T12:12:20Z
dc.date.issued1978
dc.identifier.citationCox , L J , Hough , J & McCall , A 1978 , ' Hatfield near-infrared polarimeter ' , Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society , vol. 185 , no. 1 , pp. 199-205 .
dc.identifier.issn0035-8711
dc.identifier.otherPURE: 152495
dc.identifier.otherPURE UUID: 15f03237-d0b8-4c4a-be5f-6a8b765b1221
dc.identifier.otherdspace: 2299/3216
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/2299/3216
dc.descriptionOriginal article can be found via: http://cdsads.u-strasbg.fr/ Copyright Royal Astronomical Society [Full text of this article is not available in the UHRA]
dc.description.abstractThe design of the Hatfield Polytechnic Observatory's near-infrared (IJHKLM) polarimeter is described and its performance iliustrated by some representative observations on bright standard stars. Preliminary measurements show an instrumental polarization (in units of l0- f) of 5 1 3 (K), 6 15 (H), 8 14(J) and 3 14(I), comparable with the instrumental polarization of the telescope used. The problems which were encountered in achieving this level of instrumental polarization without sacrificing either overall system transmission or modulation efficiency are discussed.en
dc.language.isoeng
dc.relation.ispartofMonthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society
dc.titleHatfield near-infrared polarimeteren
dc.contributor.institutionSchool of Physics, Astronomy and Mathematics
dc.description.statusPeer reviewed
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