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APPLICATIONS-CENTERED RESEARCH IN OPTICS

  • Vol. 24, Iss. 24 — Dec. 15, 1985
  • pp: 4504–4508

Echelle spectrograph software design aid

Andrew A. Dantzler  »View Author Affiliations


Applied Optics, Vol. 24, Issue 24, pp. 4504-4508 (1985)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.24.004504


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Abstract

A method for mapping, to first order, the spectrograms that result from echelle spectrographic systems is discussed. An in-depth description of the principles behind the method are given so that software may be generated. Such software is an invaluable echelle spectrograph design aid. Results from two applications are discussed.

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History
Original Manuscript: April 23, 1985
Published: December 15, 1985

Citation
Andrew A. Dantzler, "Echelle spectrograph software design aid," Appl. Opt. 24, 4504-4508 (1985)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ao/abstract.cfm?URI=ao-24-24-4504


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