Liger for Next Generation Keck Adaptive Optics: Opto-Mechanical Dewar for Imaging Camera and Slicer

  title={Liger for Next Generation Keck Adaptive Optics: Opto-Mechanical Dewar for Imaging Camera and Slicer},
  author={James H. Wiley and Kalp Mathur and Aaron M. Brown and Shelley A. Wright and Maren Cosens and J'erome Maire and Michael P. Fitzgerald and Tucker Jones and Marc Frederick Kassis and Evan Kress and Renate Kupke and James E. Larkin and James E Lyke and Eric Wang and S. A. Yost Department of Physics and University of San Diego and Usa and Center for Computational Astrophysics and Space Sciences and Department of PhysicsAstronomy and University of California at Los Angeles and Department of Engineering Physics and University of California Davis and W. M. Keck Observatory and Waimea and Hi and Department of AstronomyAstrophysics and University of California at Santa Cruz},
Liger is a next generation adaptive optics (AO) fed integral field spectrograph (IFS) and imager for the W. M. Keck Observatory. This new instrument is being designed to take advantage of the upgraded AO system provided by Keck All-Sky Precision Adaptive-optics (KAPA). Liger will provide higher spectral resolving power (R∼4,00010,000), wider wavelength coverage (∼0.8-2.4 μm), and larger fields of view than any current IFS. We present the design and analysis for a custom-made dewar chamber for… Expand

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