Research

Instrumentation & Device Development

EXES: mid-IR spectrograph

GMTNIRS

HETDEX: Dark Energy Experiment

IGRINS

Micromachined Silicon Diffractive Optics

Instrumentation & Device Development : EXES: mid-IR spectrograph

EXES: The Echelon Cross Echelle Spectrograph

Mary Kay Hemenway, Daniel Jaffe, John Lacy


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Mary Kay Hemenway  

Research Fellow

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Research Interests

Astronomy education.

Group Areas

Stars, Instrumentation & Device Development, EXES: mid-IR spectrograph


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Daniel Jaffe  

Professor

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Research Interests

Infrared spectroscopy of young stars, protostars, young planetary systems, and star forming clouds; physics of the dense interstellar medium; observations of young brown dwarfs. Instrumentation for infrared spectroscopy. Fabrication of diffractive devices for ground and space based spectroscopy of astronomical objects and greenhouse gases in the Earth's atmosphere.

Group Areas

Interstellar, HII Regions & Planetary Nebulae, Star Formation & Protoplanetary Disks, Spitzer Legacy Project: c2d, Instrumentation & Device Development, EXES: mid-IR spectrograph, GMTNIRS, IGRINS, Micromachined Silicon Diffractive Optics


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John Lacy  

Professor

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Research Interests

Infrared astronomical spectroscopy; infrared studies of interstellar molecules; studies of ionized gas in the Galactic Center; development of high-resolution infrared spectrographs.

Group Areas

Interstellar, HII Regions & Planetary Nebulae, Star Formation & Protoplanetary Disks, Spitzer Legacy Project: Gould's Belt, Instrumentation & Device Development, EXES: mid-IR spectrograph



Pictures from the laboratory~Developing EXES.

Looking at the grating from near blaze. Note the image of the photographer at the far end of the grating.