The integral field spectrograph for the Gemini planet imager

  title={The integral field spectrograph for the Gemini planet imager},
  author={J. Larkin and J. Chilcote and T. Aliado and Brian Jeffrey Bauman and G. Brims and John M. Canfield and A. Cardwell and D. Dillon and R. Doyon and J. Dunn and M. Fitzgerald and J. Graham and S. Goodsell and M. Hartung and P. Hibon and P. Ingraham and Christopher A. Johnson and E. Kress and Q. Konopacky and B. Macintosh and K. Magnone and J. Maire and I. McLean and D. Palmer and M. Perrin and Carlos Quiroz and F. Rantakyr{\"o} and N. Sadakuni and L. Saddlemyer and Andrew W. Serio and S. Thibault and Sandrine J. Thomas and P. Vall{\'e}e and J. Weiss},
  booktitle={Astronomical Telescopes and Instrumentation},
The Gemini Planet Imager (GPI) is a complex optical system designed to directly detect the self-emission of young planets within two arcseconds of their host stars. After suppressing the starlight with an advanced AO system and apodized coronagraph, the dominant residual contamination in the focal plane are speckles from the atmosphere and optical surfaces. Since speckles are diffractive in nature their positions in the field are strongly wavelength dependent, while an actual companion planet… Expand
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