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Paper: Design considerations for a large Airborne Infrared Echelle Spectrometer (AIRES)
Volume: 73, Airborne Astronomy Symposium on the Galactic Ecosystem: From Gas to Stars to Dust
Page: 531
Authors: Haas, Michael R.; Erickson, Edwin F.; Colgan, Sean W. J.; Baltz, James A.; Lynch, Dana H.
Abstract: We propose a new facility instrument, the Airborne Infrared Echelle Spectrometer or 'AIRES'. The scientific rationale, a preliminary optical and mechanical design, and the instrument's estimated performance are presented. Some of the major technical challenges are discussed.
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