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Date: 2014
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/329739
Description: We present an estimate of the galaxy stellar mass function and its division by morphological type in the local (0.025 < z < 0.06) Universe. Adopting robust morphological classifications as previously ... More
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Date: 2014
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/327249
Description: The diffuse interstellar bands (DIBs) are absorption lines observed in visual and near-infrared spectra of stars. Understanding their origin in the interstellar medium is one of the oldest problems in ... More
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Date: 2014
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1236831
Description: The 'holy grail' of exoplanet research today is the detection of an earth-like planet: a rocky planet in the habitable zone around a main-sequence star. Extremely precise Doppler spectroscopy is an in ... More
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Date: 2014
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/305083
Description: We present optical integral field spectroscopy (IFS) observations of the Mice, a major merger between two massive (≳10¹¹ M⊙) gas-rich spirals NGC 4676A and B, observed between first passage and final ... More
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Date: 2014
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/329981
Description: We demonstrate the feasibility and potential of using large integral field spectroscopic surveys to investigate the prevalence of galactic-scale outflows in the local Universe. Using integral field da ... More
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Date: 2014
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/362254
Description: We examine the kinematic morphology of early-type galaxies (ETGs) in three galaxy clusters Abell 85, 168 and 2399. Using data from the Sydney-AAO Multi-object Integral field spectrograph we measure sp ... More
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Date: 2013
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/221552
Description: The near-infrared is an important part of the spectrum in astronomy, especially in cosmology because the light from objects in the early universe is redshifted to these wavelengths. However, deep near ... More
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Date: 2013
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/271372
Description: We analyse the near-infrared interline sky background, OH and O2 emission in 19 h of H-band observations with the GNOSIS OH-suppression unit and the IRIS2 spectrograph at the 3.9-m Anglo-Australian Te ... More
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Date: 2012
Subject Keyword: 020500 Optical Physics
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/177849
Description: With the aim of utilizing arrayed waveguide gratings for multiobject spectroscopy in the field of astronomy, we outline several ways in which standard telecommunications grade chips should be modified ... More
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Date: 2012
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/205266
Description: First light from the SAMI (Sydney-AAO Multi-object IFS) instrument at the Anglo-Australian Telescope (AAT) has recently proven the viability of fibre hexabundles for multi-IFU spectroscopy. SAMI, whic ... More
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Date: 2012
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/207141
Description: We discuss the development of multi-core fiber Bragg gratings (FBGs) to be applied to astrophotonics, more specifically to near-infrared spectroscopy for ground-based instruments. The multi-core FBGs ... More
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Date: 2012
Subject Keyword: 020500 Optical Physics
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/177816
Description: We demonstrate efficient multimode (MM) to single-mode (SM) conversion in a 19-port photonic lantern with a 50 μm core MM delivery fiber. The photonic lantern can be used within the field of astrophot ... More
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Date: 2012
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/198407
Description: The Integrated Photonic Spectrograph (IPS) is a complete spectrograph within a single silica photonic chip, that has no moving parts, is highly resistant to stress and temperature induced flexure and ... More
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Date: 2012
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1234568
Description: SAMI (Sydney-AAO Multi-object Integral field spectrograph) has the potential to revolutionise our understanding of galaxies, with spatially-resolved spectroscopy of large numbers of targets. It is the ... More
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