WALOP-South: a four-camera one-shot imaging polarimeter for PASIPHAE survey. Paper I—optical design

  title={WALOP-South: a four-camera one-shot imaging polarimeter for PASIPHAE survey. Paper I—optical design},
  author={Siddharth Maharana and John A. Kypriotakis and Anamparambu N. Ramaprakash and Chaitanya V. Rajarshi and Ramya M. Anche and Shrish and Dmitry Blinov and Hans Kristian Eriksen and Tuhin Ghosh and Eirik Gjerl{\o}w and Nikolaos Mandarakas and G. V. Panopoulou and V. Pavlidou and Timothy J. Pearson and Vincent Pelgrims and Stephen B. Potter and Anthony C. S. Readhead and Raphael Skalidis and Konstantinos Tassis and Ingunn Kathrine Wehus},
  journal={Journal of Astronomical Telescopes, Instruments, and Systems},
  pages={014004 - 014004}
Abstract. The Wide-Area Linear Optical Polarimeter (WALOP)-South instrument will be mounted on the 1-m South African Astronomical Observatory telescope in South Africa as part of the Polar-Areas Stellar Imaging Polarization High Accuracy Experiment (PASIPHAE) program to carry out a linear imaging polarization survey of the Galactic polar regions in the optical band. Designed to achieve polarimetric sensitivity of 0.05% across a 35  ×  35  arc min field of view (FOV), it will be capable of… 


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