8-12 juin, 2014


Laboratory Characterization of SITELLE, CFHT's new hyperspectral camera

Frederic Grandmont (ABB Canada)

Laurent Drissen; Universite LAVAL, Julie Mandar; Marc Baril; CFHT.

SITELLE the 12 arc min FOV hyperspectral camera is in its final testing phase before shipping to CFHT. The main performance parameters of the instrument have been characterised in the laboratory and allow for an empirical comparison with other similar Integral Field Units found on the world's best telescopes. This presentation will summarize the main findings and report on the plan to first light and comissioning.
(doit être confirmé par le SOC)