AMBER, the near-infrared spectro-interferometric three-telescope VLTI instrument

  title={AMBER, the near-infrared spectro-interferometric three-telescope VLTI instrument},
  author={Romain G. Petrov and Fabien Malbet and G. Weigelt and Pierre Antonelli and Udo Beckmann and Yves Bresson and Alain E. Chelli and Michel Dugu{\'e} and G. Duvert and Sandro Gennari and L. Gl{\"u}ck and Pierre Y. Kern and St'ephane Lagarde and Etienne Le Coarer and Franco Lisi and Florentin A. Millour and K. Perraut and Pascal Puget and Fredrik T. Rantakyr{\"o} and Sylvie Robbe-Dubois and Alain Roussel and Piero Salinari and Eric Tatulli and G{\'e}rard Zins and Matteo Accardo and Bram Acke and Karim Agabi and Evelyne Altariba and Brahim Arezki and Eric Aristidi and Carlo Baffa and Jack Behrend and Thomas Bl{\"o}cker and Serge Bonhomme and Simone Busoni and Fr'ed'eric Cassaing and J. M. Clausse and Jacques Colin and Claus Connot and Alain Delboulb{\'e} and A. Domiciano de Souza and Thomas Driebe and Philippe Feautrier and Debora Ferruzzi and Thierry Forveille and Eric G. Fossat and Renaud Foy and Didier Fraix-Burnet and A. Gallardo and E. Giani and Carla S. Gil and Andre Glentzlin and M. Heiden and Matthias Heininger and Oscar Hern{\'a}ndez Utrera and K. H. Hofmann and D. Kamm and Mario J. Kiekebusch and Stefan Kraus and D. Le Contel and J. M. Le Contel and T. Lesourd and Bruno Lopez and Morgan Lopez and Yves Magnard and Alessandro Marconi and G. A. de Mars and Gr{\'e}goire Martinot‐Lagarde and Ph. Mathias and Pierre Mege and J. L. Monin and David Mouillet and Denis Mourard and Eddy Nussbaum and Keiichi Ohnaka and Jos{\'e} Pacheco and Christian Perrier and Yves Rabbia and Sylvestre Rebattu and François Reynaud and A Richichi and A. Robini and Michel Sacchettini and Dieter Schertl and M. Sch{\"o}ller and Walter Solscheid and Alain Spang and P. Stee and Paolo Stefanini and Michel Tallon and I. Tallon-Bosc and D. Tasso and Leonardo Testi and Farrokh Vakili and Oskar von der L{\"u}he and J. C. Valtier and Martin Vannier and No{\"e}l Ventura},
  journal={Astronomy and Astrophysics},
Context: Optical long-baseline interferometry is moving a crucial step forward with the advent of general-user scientific instruments that equip large aperture and hectometric baseline facilities, such as the Very Large Telescope Interferometer (VLTI). Aims: AMBER is one of the VLTI instruments that combines up to three beams with low, moderate and high spectral resolutions in order to provide milli-arcsecond spatial resolution for compact astrophysical sources in the near-infrared wavelength… Expand

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