METIS: the mid-infrared E-ELT imager and spectrograph

@inproceedings{Brandl2008METISTM,
  title={METIS: the mid-infrared E-ELT imager and spectrograph},
  author={Bernhard Brandl and Rainer Lenzen and {\'E}ric Pantin and Alistair C. H. Glasse and Joris Blommaert and Lars Venema and Frank J. Molster and Ralf Siebenmorgen and Hermann Boehnhardt and Ewine F. van Dishoeck and Paul P. van der Werf and Th. Henning and Wolfgang Brandner and Pierre Olivier Lagage and Toby Moore and Maarten Baes and Christoffel Waelkens and Christopher M. Wright and Hans Ulrich K{\"a}ufl and Sarah Kendrew and Remko Stuik and Laurent Jolissaint},
  booktitle={Astronomical Telescopes + Instrumentation},
  year={2008}
}
METIS, the Mid-infrared ELT Imager and Spectrograph (formerly called MIDIR), is a proposed instrument for the European Extremely Large Telescope (E-ELT), currently undergoing a phase-A study. The study is carried out within the framework of the ESO-sponsored E-ELT instrumentation studies. METIS will be designed to cover the E-ELT science needs at wavelengths longward of 3μm, where the thermal background requires different operating schemes. In this paper we discuss the main science drivers from… 

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