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Date: 2016
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1249990
Description: We present a study on glass materials that are potentially suitable for the fabrication of low-loss waveguides in the mid-infrared, more specifically in the region 3 - 5 μm. The midinfrared is especia ... More
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Date: 2016
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1221005
Description: We describe a detailed radial velocity error budget for the NASA-NSF Extreme Precision Doppler Spectrometer instrument concept NEID (NN-explore Exoplanet Investigations with Doppler spectroscopy). Suc ... More
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Date: 2016
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1221001
Description: The Waltz Spectrograph is a fiber-fed high-resolution échelle spectrograph for the 72 cm Waltz Telescope at the Landessternwarte, Heidelberg. It uses a 31.6 lines/mm 63.5° blaze angle échelle grating ... More
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Date: 2016
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1221063
Description: We report on the construction and testing of a vacuum-gap Fabry-Pérot etalon calibrator for high precision radial velocity spectrographs. The etalon is referenced against hyper fine transitions of rub ... More
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Date: 2016
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1221000
Description: We present preliminary results for the environmental control system from NEID, our instrument concept for NASA's Extreme Precision Doppler Spectrograph, which is now in development. Exquisite temperat ... More
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Date: 2016
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1249787
Description: Actively Q-Switched lasers typically require bulky optical components. By incorporating a novel liquid crystal cell into a waveguide laser cavity, an all integrated and monolithic short-pulsed laser c ... More
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Date: 2016
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1202087
Description: We present the design for a high resolution near-infrared spectrograph. It is fed by a single-mode fiber coupled to a high performance adaptive optics system, leading to an extremely stable instrument ... More
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Date: 2016
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1198781
Description: The Australian Astronomical Observatory is currently investigating the use of adaptive optics technologies for the 3.9m Anglo-Australian Telescope at Siding Spring Observatory. It might be that ground ... More
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Date: 2016
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1203424
Description: Photonic membranes (PMs) are thin, highly-flexible, membranes which can be imbued with specific photonic functionalities when used to play host to plasmonic features. PMs can then take that photonic f ... More
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Date: 2016
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1248519
Description: We demonstrate an SDM-WDM-PON system with symmetric aggregated capacity of 120 Gbps (3×cores, 4×wavelengths, 10 Gbps each). The light sources are distributed through the center core of the 7-core fibe ... More
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Date: 2016
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1235244
Description: We present a theoretical framework for the design of silicon-photonics devices harnessing Stimulated Brillouin Scattering. We discuss the interplay and trade-off between opto-acoustic coupling, finite ... More
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Date: 2016
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1234783
Description: Dual-pump photon-pair sources typically suffer from parasitic pair production. To circumvent this, we propose and design a source in which parasitic pairs are suppressed by proper engineering of photo ... More
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Date: 2016
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1203455
Description: The Subaru Coronagraphic Extreme Adaptive Optics (SCExAO) instrument, under development for the Subaru Telescope, has currently the fastest on-sky wavefront control loop, with a pyramid wavefront sens ... More
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Date: 2016
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1259739
Description: We show the potential of a hybrid technology for realizing highly complex circuits for quantum photonic applications. We demonstrate the most advanced chip enabling four photon generation and manipula ... More
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Date: 2016
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1203475
Description: Asymptotic giant branch (AGB) stars are a main site of production of nuclei heavier than iron via the s process. In massive (>4 M⊙) AGB stars the operation of the ²²Ne neutron source appears to be con ... More
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