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dc.contributor.authorBramall, D.G.
dc.contributor.authorSharples, R.
dc.contributor.authorTyas, L.
dc.contributor.authorSchmoll, J.
dc.contributor.authorClark, P.
dc.contributor.authorLuke, P.
dc.contributor.authorLooker, N.
dc.contributor.authorDipper, N.A.
dc.contributor.authorRyan, Sean G.
dc.date.accessioned2012-12-03T13:00:02Z
dc.date.available2012-12-03T13:00:02Z
dc.date.issued2010
dc.identifier.citationBramall , D G , Sharples , R , Tyas , L , Schmoll , J , Clark , P , Luke , P , Looker , N , Dipper , N A & Ryan , S G 2010 , ' The SALT HRS spectrograph : final design, instrument capabilities, and operational modes ' , Proceedings of the SPIE , vol. 7735 , 77354F . https://doi.org/10.1117/12.856382
dc.identifier.issn1996-756x
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dc.identifier.otherdspace: 2299/5051
dc.identifier.otherScopus: 78149274590
dc.identifier.otherORCID: /0000-0001-9069-5122/work/30501326
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/2299/9271
dc.descriptionOriginal article can be found at: http://spiedigitallibrary.aip.org/browse/vol_range.jsp COPYRIGHT SPIE--The International Society for Optical Engineering. Downloading of the abstract is permitted for personal use only. [Full text of this article is not available in the UHRA]
dc.description.abstractThe high-resolution chelle spectrograph, SALT HRS, is at an advanced stage of construction and will shortly become available to the user community of the Southern African Large Telescope (SALT). This paper presents a commentary on the construction progress to date and gives the instrument's final specification with refined estimates for its performance based on the initial testing of the optics and the science-grade detectors. It also contributes a discussion of how the fibre input optics have been tailored to specific scientific aspirations to give four distinct operational modes. Finally, the use of the instrument is discussed in the context of the most common science cases.en
dc.language.isoeng
dc.relation.ispartofProceedings of the SPIE
dc.titleThe SALT HRS spectrograph : final design, instrument capabilities, and operational modesen
dc.contributor.institutionSchool of Physics, Astronomy and Mathematics
dc.contributor.institutionScience & Technology Research Institute
dc.contributor.institutionCentre for Astrophysics Research
dc.description.statusPeer reviewed
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