Research

Instrumentation & Device Development

EXES: mid-IR spectrograph

GMTNIRS

HETDEX: Dark Energy Experiment

IGRINS

Micromachined Silicon Diffractive Optics

Instrumentation & Device Development : IGRINS

IGRINS

Immersion Grating Infrared Spectrograph

Cynthia Brooks, Michael Gully-Santiago, Peter Hill, Daniel Jaffe, Hanshin Lee


ADS | astro-ph

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


ADS | astro-ph

Hanshin Lee  

Research Associate

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Research Interests

Astronomical instrumentation; focal-plane wide-field wavefront sensing; active alignment control of imaging systems; adaptive image compensation/recovery; phase-retrieval.

Group Areas

Extragalactic, Instrumentation, Instrumentation & Device Development, GMTNIRS, HETDEX: Dark Energy Experiment, IGRINS


ADS | astro-ph

Michael Gully-Santiago  

Graduate Student

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Research Interests

Discovery and characterization of very low mass stars and brown dwarfs; star and planet formation; infrared astronomical spectroscopy; innovative technologies for astronomical instrumentation; electron beam lithography; semiconductor processing; optical metrology

Group Areas

Interstellar, Star Formation & Protoplanetary Disks, Instrumentation & Device Development, GMTNIRS, IGRINS, Micromachined Silicon Diffractive Optics


ADS | astro-ph

Peter Hill  

Graduate Student

Group Areas

IGRINS


ADS | astro-ph

Cynthia Brooks  

Research Engineer/Scientist Associate IV

Group Areas

Interstellar, Instrumentation & Device Development, GMTNIRS, IGRINS, Micromachined Silicon Diffractive Optics



IGRINS