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ID: 448047.0, MPI für Astronomie / Publikationen_mpia
MATISSE science cases
Authors:Wolf, S.; Lopez, B.; Jaffe, W.; Weigelt, G.; Augereau, J. Ch; Berruyer, N.; Chesneau, O.; Danchi, W. C.; Delbo, M.; Demyk, K.; Domiciano, A.; Henning, Th; Hofmann, K. H.; Kraus, S.; Leinert, Ch; Linz, H.; Mathias, Ph; Meisenheimer, K.; Menut, J. L.; Millour, F.; Mosoni, L.; Niedzielski, A.; Petrov, R.; Ratzka, Th; Stecklum, B.; Thiebaut, E.; Vakili, F.; Waters, L. B. F. M.; Absil, O.; Hron, J.; Lagarde, S.; Matter, A.; Nardetto, N.; Olofsson, J.; Valat, B.; Vannier, M.
Language:English
Publisher:Springer Netherlands
Place of Publication:Dordrecht
Date of Publication (YYYY-MM-DD):2009
Title of Proceedings:Science with the VLT in the ELT Era
Start Page:359
End Page:360
Title of Series:Astrophysics and Space Science Proceedings
Name of Conference/Meeting:Science with the VLT in the ELT Era
Review Status:not specified
Audience:Experts Only
Abstract / Description:MATISSE is foreseen as a mid-infrared spectro-interferometric instrument combining the beams of up to four UTs/ATs of the Very Large Telescope Interferometer (VLTI). MATISSE will measure closure phase relations and thus offer an efficient capability for image reconstruction. In addition to this, MATISSE will open 2 new observing windows at the VLTI: the L and M band in addition to the N band. Furthermore, the instrument will offer the possibility to perform simultaneous observations in separate bands. MATISSE will also provide several spectroscopic modes. In summary, MATISSE can be seen as a successor of MIDI by providing imaging capabilities in the mid-infrared domain (for a more detailed description of MATISSE see Lopez et al., these proceedings).
Comment of the Author/Creator:Date: 2009, n/a 1, 2009
External Publication Status:published
Document Type:Conference-Paper
Communicated by:N. N.
Affiliations:MPI für Astronomie
Identifiers:ISBN:978-1-4020-9189-6 [ID No:1]
URL:http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2009svlt.conf..359W [ID No:2]
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