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Design of the fiber optic support system and fiber bundle accelerated life test for VIRUS
The quantity and length of optical fibers required for the Hobby-Eberly Telescope* Dark Energy eXperiment (HETDEX) create unique fiber handling challenges. For HETDEX‡, at least 33,600 fibers will transmit light from the ...
Testing, characterization, and control of a multi-axis high precision drive system for the Hobby-Eberle Telescope Wide Field Upgrade
A multi-axis, high precision drive system has been designed and developed for the Wide Field Upgrade to the Hobby-Eberly Telescope at McDonald Observatory. Design, performance and controls details will be of interest to ...
Integration of VIRUS spectrographs for the Hobby-Eberly telescope dark energy experiment
The Hobby-Eberly Telescope Dark Energy Experiment (HETDEX‡) at the University of Texas McDonald Observatory will deploy the Visible Integral-Field Replicable Unit Spectrograph (VIRUS) to survey large areas of sky. VIRUS ...