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ID: 421571.0, MPI für Astronomie / Publikationen_mpia
MATISSE: perspective of imaging in the mid-infrared at the VLTI
Authors:Lopez, B.; Antonelli, P.; Wolf, S.; Lagarde, S.; Jaffe, W.; Navarro, R.; Graser, U.; Petrov, R.; Weigelt, G.; Bresson, Y.; Hofmann, K. H.; Beckman, U.; Henning, T.; Laun, W.; Leinert, Ch; Kraus, S.; Robbe-Dubois, S.; Vakili, F.; Richichi, A.; Abraham, P.; Augereau, J. C.; Behrend, J.; Berio, Ph; Berruyer, N.; Chesneau, O.; Clausse, J. M.; Connot, C.; Demyk, K.; Danchi, W. C.; Dugué, M.; Finger, G.; Flament, S.; Glazenborg, A.; Hannenburg, H.; Heininger, M.; Hugues, Y.; Hron, J.; Jankov, S.; Kerschbaum, F.; Kroes, G.; Linz, H.; Lizon, J. L.; Mathias, Ph; Mathar, R.; Matter, A.; Menut, J. L.; Meisenheimer, K.; Millour, F.; Nardetto, N.; Neumann, U.; Nussbaum, E.; Niedzielski, A.; Mosoni, L.; Olofsson, J.; Rabbia, Y.; Ratzka, T.; Rigal, F.; Roussel, A.; Schertl, D.; Schmider, F. X.; Stecklum, B.; Thiebaut, E.; Vannier, M.; Valat, B.; Wagner, K.; Waters, L. B. F. M.
Language:English
Publisher:SPIE
Place of Publication:Bellingham, Wash.
Date of Publication (YYYY-MM-DD):2008
Title of Proceedings:MATISSE: perspective of imaging in the mid-infrared at the VLTI
Start Page:70132B-70132B
End Page:10
Title of Series:SPIE
Volume (in Series):7013
Name of Conference/Meeting:Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE) Conference Series
Review Status:not specified
Audience:Experts Only
Abstract / Description:MATISSE is foreseen as a mid-infrared spectro-interferometer combining the beams of up to four UTs/ATs of the Very Large Telescope Interferometer (VLTI) of the European Southern Observatory. The related science case study demonstrates the enormous capability of a new generation mid-infrared beam combiner. MATISSE will constitute an evolution of the two-beam interferometric instrument MIDI. MIDI is a very successful instrument which offers a perfect combination of spectral and angular resolution. New characteristics present in MATISSE will give access to the mapping and the distribution of the material (typically dust) in the circumstellar environments by using a wide mid-infrared band coverage extended to L, M and N spectral bands. The four beam combination of MATISSE provides an efficient UV-coverage : 6 visibility points are measured in one set and 4 closure phase relations which can provide aperture synthesis images in the mid-infrared spectral regime.
Comment of the Author/Creator:Date: 2008, July 1, 2008
External Publication Status:published
Document Type:Conference-Paper
Communicated by:N. N.
Affiliations:MPI für Astronomie
Identifiers:URL:http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2008SPIE.7013E..70L [ID No:1]