3D Spectroscopy in Astronomy (Canary Islands Winter School by Evencio Mediavilla, Santiago Arribas, Martin Roth, Jordi

By Evencio Mediavilla, Santiago Arribas, Martin Roth, Jordi Cepa-Nogué, Francisco Sánchez

Concurrently storing either spectral and spatial details, 3D spectroscopy bargains a brand new method to take on astrophysical difficulties, and opens up new traces of study. in view that its inception within the eighties and early nineties, examine during this box has grown greatly. huge telescopes everywhere in the international at the moment are outfitted with vital box devices, and tools of the long run James Webb area Telescope can have necessary box spectroscopic services. these days, extra attempt is devoted to refining suggestions for lowering, reading and analyzing the information bought with 3D spectrographs. Containing lectures from the 17th wintry weather tuition of the Canary Islands Astrophysics Institute, this booklet explores new 3D spectroscopy options and information. A large and balanced presentation of study during this box, it introduces astronomers to a brand new new release of tools, widening the allure of crucial box spectroscopy and aiding it develop into a strong software in tackling astrophysical difficulties.

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For fundamental reasons, however, spectroscopically interesting resolutions one order of magnitude larger than the present values are not going to become real. Therefore, the STJ will remain a niche application that cannot replace IFUs. Nevertheless, 3D detectors with spatial resolution have been demonstrated as arrays of 10 × 10 Josephson cells, forming a real 3D detector. First astronomical observation with the STJ were presented by Perryman et al. (1999). Their measurements of the Crab pulsar validated that the STJ has advantages for high time resolution multiband imaging, especially in the UV.

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.

At first glance, the lens array has one significant advantage over fiber bundles, namely the absence of large gaps between the spaxels. Although even for lens arrays there are small dead zones at the interfaces between adjacent lenslets, the affected area in proportion to the total lens 28 Martin M. 34. Lens Array of the OASIS 3D Spectrograph. 35. Principle of a micropupil (not to scale). 36. Optical layout of a lens array with fore-optics (adapted from Dean, 2002). area is negligible for most lens arrays.

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