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2008

VIRUS-P: camera design and performance
Tufts, Joseph R.; MacQueen, Phillip J.; Smith, Michael P.; Segura, Pedro R.; Hill, Gary J.; Edmonston, Robert D., High Energy, Optical, and Infrared Detectors for Astronomy III. Edited by Dorn, David A.; Holland, Andrew D. Proceedings of the SPIE, Volume 7021, pp. 702109-702109-12 (2008), 08/2008, 2008SPIE.7021E...8T.

Current status of the HETDEX fiber optic support system
Good, John M.; Hill, Gary J.; Mollison, Nicholas T.; Vattiat, Brian L.; Murphy, Jeremy D.; Klez, Andreas; Roth, Martin M.; MacQueen, Phillip J.; Rafal, Marc D.; Savage, Richard D.; Smith, Michael P.; Bayless, Amanda J., Ground-based and Airborne Instrumentation for Astronomy II. Edited by McLean, Ian S.; Casali, Mark M. Proceedings of the SPIE, Volume 7014, pp. 70147L-70147L-12 (2008), 08/2008, 2008SPIE.7014E.247G.

Mechanical design of VIRUS-P for the McDonald 2.7m Harlan J. Smith Telescope
Smith, Michael P.; Hill, Gary J.; MacQueen, Phillip J.; Altmann, Werner; Goertz, John A.; Good, John M.; Segura, Pedro R.; Wesley, Gordon L., Ground-based and Airborne Instrumentation for Astronomy II. Edited by McLean, Ian S.; Casali, Mark M. Proceedings of the SPIE, Volume 7014, pp. 701472-701472-12 (2008), 08/2008, 2008SPIE.7014E.233S.

Volume phase holographic grating performance on the VIRUS-P instrument
Adams, Joshua J.; Hill, Gary J.; MacQueen, Phillip J., Ground-based and Airborne Instrumentation for Astronomy II. Edited by McLean, Ian S.; Casali, Mark M. Proceedings of the SPIE, Volume 7014, pp. 701471-701471-10 (2008), 08/2008, 2008SPIE.7014E.232A.

Design, construction, and performance of VIRUS-P: the prototype of a highly replicated integral-field spectrograph for HET
Hill, Gary J.; MacQueen, Phillip J.; Smith, Michael P.; Tufts, Joseph R.; Roth, Martin M.; Kelz, Andreas; Adams, Joshua J.; Drory, Niv; Grupp, Frank; Barnes, Stuart I.; Blanc, Guillermo A.; Murphy, Jeremy D.; Altmann, Werner; Wesley, Gordon L.; Segura, Pedro R.; Good, John M.; Booth, John A.; Bauer, Svend-Marian; Popow, Emil; Goertz, John A.; Edmonston, Robert D.; Wilkinson, Christopher P., Ground-based and Airborne Instrumentation for Astronomy II. Edited by McLean, Ian S.; Casali, Mark M. Proceedings of the SPIE, Volume 7014, pp. 701470-701470-15 (2008), 08/2008, 2008SPIE.7014E.231H.

Present and future instrumentation for the Hobby-Eberly Telescope
Hill, Gary J.; MacQueen, Phillip J.; Palunas, Povilas; Barnes, Stuart I.; Shetrone, Matthew D., Ground-based and Airborne Instrumentation for Astronomy II. Edited by McLean, Ian S.; Casali, Mark M. Proceedings of the SPIE, Volume 7014, pp. 701406-701406-15 (2008), 08/2008, 2008SPIE.7014E...5H.

Current status of the Hobby-Eberly Telescope wide field upgrade and VIRUS
Savage, Richard D.; Booth, John A.; Gebhardt, Karl; Good, John M.; Hill, Gary J.; MacQueen, Phillip J.; Rafal, Marc D.; Smith, Michael P.; Vattiat, Brian L., Ground-based and Airborne Telescopes II. Edited by Stepp, Larry M.; Gilmozzi, Roberto. Proceedings of the SPIE, Volume 7012, pp. 70120B-70120B-12 (2008), 08/2008, 2008SPIE.7012E...9S.

The cryogenic system for the VIRUS array of spectrographs on the Hobby-Eberly Telescope
Smith, Michael P.; Mulholland, George T.; Booth, John A.; Good, John M.; Hill, Gary J.; MacQueen, Phillip J.; Rafal, Marc D.; Savage, Richard D.; Vattiat, Brian L., Advanced Optical and Mechanical Technologies in Telescopes and Instrumentation. Edited by Atad-Ettedgui, Eli; Lemke, Dietrich. Proceedings of the SPIE, Volume 7018, pp. 70184M-70184M-9 (2008), 07/2008, 2008SPIE.7018E.147S.

Focal ratio degradation and transmission in VIRUS-P optical fibers
Murphy, Jeremy D.; MacQueen, Phillip J.; Hill, Gary J.; Grupp, Frank; Kelz, Andreas; Palunas, Povilas; Roth, Martin; Fry, Alexander, Advanced Optical and Mechanical Technologies in Telescopes and Instrumentation. Edited by Atad-Ettedgui, Eli; Lemke, Dietrich. Proceedings of the SPIE, Volume 7018, pp. 70182T-70182T-12 (2008), 07/2008, 2008SPIE.7018E..92M.

The Sloan Digital Sky Survey-II Supernova Survey: Technical Summary
Frieman, Joshua A.; Bassett, Bruce; Becker, Andrew; Choi, Changsu; Cinabro, David; DeJongh, Fritz; Depoy, Darren L.; Dilday, Ben; Doi, Mamoru; Garnavich, Peter M.; Hogan, Craig J.; Holtzman, Jon; Im, Myungshin; Jha, Saurabh; Kessler, Richard; Konishi, Kohki; et.al., The Astronomical Journal, Volume 135, Issue 1, pp. 338-347, 01/2008, 2008AJ....135..338F.




2007

VIRUS-P: A Powerful Integral Field Spectrograph Designed For Replication
Hill, Gary J.; MacQueen, P. J.; Adams, J.; Tufts, J.; Blanc, G.; Smith, M. P.; Roth, M. M.; Kelz, A.; Segura, P.; Gebhardt, K.; Good, J.; Drory, N., American Astronomical Society, AAS Meeting #211, #11.21, 12/2007, 2007AAS...211.1121H.

Ten Year Review of Queue Scheduling of the Hobby-Eberly Telescope
Shetrone, Matthew; Cornell, Mark E.; Fowler, James R.; Gaffney, Niall; Laws, Benjamin; Mader, Jeff; Mason, Cloud; Odewahn, Stephen; Roman, Brian; Rostopchin, Sergey; Schneider, Donald P.; Umbarger, James; Westfall, Amy, The Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific, Volume 119, Issue 855, pp. 556-566, 5/2007, 2007PASP..119..556S.




2006

A New Telescope Control System Interface for the HET
Westing, Brandt M.; Fowler, J. R., 2007 AAS/AAPT Joint Meeting, American Astronomical Society Meeting 209, #78.03; Bulletin of the American Astronomical Society, Vol. 38, p.1002, 12/2006, 2006AAS...209.7803W.

Prototype development of the integral-field unit for VIRUS
Kelz, Andreas; Bauer, Svend M.; Grupp, Frank; Hill, Gary J.; Popow, Emil; Palunas, Povilas; Roth, Martin M.; MacQueen, Phillip J.; Tripphahn, Ute, Optomechanical Technologies for Astronomy. Edited by Atad-Ettedgui, Eli; Antebi, Joseph; Lemke, Dietrich. Proceedings of the SPIE, Volume 6273, pp. 62733W, 7/2006, 2006SPIE.6273E.121K.

The VIRUS data reduction pipeline
Goessl, Claus A.; Drory, Niv; Relke, Helena; Gebhardt, Karl; Grupp, Frank; Hill, Gary; Hopp, Ulrich; Köhler, Ralf; MacQueen, Phillip, Observatory Operations: Strategies, Processes, and Systems. Edited by Silva, David R.; Doxsey, Rodger E.. Proceedings of the SPIE, Volume 6270, pp. 627021, 7/2006, 2006SPIE.6270E..66G.

A new graphical user interface for observatory control
Fowler, James R.; Hudson, Timothy, Observatory Operations: Strategies, Processes, and Systems. Edited by Silva, David R.; Doxsey, Rodger E.. Proceedings of the SPIE, Volume 6270, pp. 627012, 7/2006, 2006SPIE.6270E..35F.

VIRUS: a massively replicated integral-field spectrograph for HET
Hill, Gary J.; MacQueen, Phillip J.; Tufts, Joseph R.; Kelz, Andreas; Roth, Martin M.; Altmann, Werner; Segura, Pedro; Gebhardt, Karl; Palunas, Povilas, Ground-based and Airborne Instrumentation for Astronomy. Edited by McLean, Ian S.; Iye, Masanori. Proceedings of the SPIE, Volume 6269, pp. 62692J, 7/2006, 2006SPIE.6269E..79H.

Present and future instrumentation for the Hobby-Eberly Telescope
Hill, Gary J.; MacQueen, Phillip J.; Palunas, Povilas; Shetrone, Matthew D.; Booth, John A., Ground-based and Airborne Instrumentation for Astronomy. Edited by McLean, Ian S.; Iye, Masanori. Proceedings of the SPIE, Volume 6269, pp. 626907, 7/2006, 2006SPIE.6269E...5H.

The wide field upgrade for the Hobby-Eberly Telescope
Booth, John A.; MacQueen, Phillip J.; Good, John M.; Wesley, Gordon L.; Hill, Gary J.; Palunas, Povilas; Segura, Pedro R.; Calder, Robert E., Ground-based and Airborne Telescopes. Edited by Stepp, Larry M.. Proceedings of the SPIE, Volume 6267, pp. 62673W, 7/2006, 2006SPIE.6267E.128B. [ pdf ]

Imaging performance of the Hobby-Eberly Telescope
Palunas, Povilas; MacQueen, Phillip J.; Booth, John A.; Calder, Robert; Fowler, James R.; Shetrone, Matthew D.; Odewahn, Stephen C.; Segura, Pedro; Wesley, Gordon L.; Damm, George; Martin, Jerry; Odoms, P. Samuel, Ground-based and Airborne Telescopes. Edited by Stepp, Larry M.. Proceedings of the SPIE, Volume 6267, pp. 62673V, 7/2006, 2006SPIE.6267E.127P. [ pdf ]

VIRUS: A hugely replicated integral field spectrograph for HETDEX
Hill, Gary J.; MacQueen, Phillip J.; Palunas, Povilas; Kelz, Andreas; Roth, Martin M.; Gebhardt, Karl; Grupp, Frank, New Astronomy Reviews, Volume 50, Issue 4-5, p. 378-381, 06/2006, 2006NewAR..50..378H.




2005

Hobby-Eberly Telescope Dark Energy Experiment (HETDEX)
Hill, Gary, Proceedings of "Probing the Dark Universe with Subaru and Gemini". November 6-9, 2005 AGENDA Waikoloa, Hawaii. http://www.noao.edu/meetings/subaru, p.22.1, 11/2005, 2005pdus.confE..22H.




2004

The Hobby-Eberly Telescope Dark Energy Experiment
Hill, Gary J.; Gebhardt, Karl; Komatsu, Eiichiro; MacQueen, Phillip J., The New Cosmology: Conference on Strings and Cosmology; The Mitchell Symposium on Observational Cosmology, Proceedings of the conferences held 14-17 March; 12-16 April 2004 in College Station, Texas (USA). Edited by Roland E. Allen, Dimitri V. Nanopoulos, and Christopher N. Pope. AIP Conference Proceedings, Volume 743. New York: American Institute of Physics, 2004., p.224-233, 12/2004, 2004AIPC..743..224H.

The Hobby-Eberly Telescope: performance upgrades, status, and plans
Booth, John A.; Adams, Mark T.; Barker, Edwin S.; Bash, Frank N.; Fowler, James R.; Good, John M.; Hill, Gary J.; Kelton, Philip W.; Lambert, David L.; MacQueen, Phillip J.; Palunas, Povilas; Ramsey, Lawrence W.; Wesley, Gordon L., Ground-based Telescopes. Edited by Oschmann, Jacobus M., Jr. Proceedings of the SPIE, Volume 5489, pp. 288-299, 10/2004, 2004SPIE.5489..288B. [ pdf ]

A low-cost high-frequency DIMM platform for the Hobby-Eberly Telescope
Good, John M.; Barker, Edwin S., Ground-based Telescopes. Edited by Oschmann, Jacobus M., Jr. Proceedings of the SPIE, Volume 5489, pp. 256-266, 10/2004, 2004SPIE.5489..256G.

Control of the Hobby-Eberly Telescope primary mirror array with the segment alignment maintenance system
Palunas, Povilas; Fowler, James R.; Booth, John A.; Damm, George; Ames, Greg H., Advanced Software, Control, and Communication Systems for Astronomy. Edited by Lewis, Hilton; Raffi, Gianni. Proceedings of the SPIE, Volume 5496, pp. 659-666, 09/2004, 2004SPIE.5496..659P.

Flexible pointing models for large Arecibo-type optical telescopes
Schalekamp, Hendrik J.; Swart, Gerhard, Advanced Software, Control, and Communication Systems for Astronomy. Edited by Lewis, Hilton; Raffi, Gianni. Proceedings of the SPIE, Volume 5496, pp. 629-638, 09/2004, 2004SPIE.5496..629S.

Performance of the Hobby-Eberly Telescope and facility instruments
Hill, Gary J.; MacQueen, Phillip J.; Ramsey, Lawrence W.; Shetrone, Matthew D., Ground-based Instrumentation for Astronomy. Edited by Alan F. M. Moorwood and Iye Masanori. Proceedings of the SPIE, Volume 5492, pp. 94-107, 09/2004, 2004SPIE.5492...94H. [ pdf ]

VIRUS: a massively replicated IFU spectrograph for HET
Hill, Gary J.; MacQueen, Phillip J.; Tejada, Carlos; Cobos, Francisco J.; Palunas, Povilas; Gebhardt, Karl; Drory, Niv, Ground-based Instrumentation for Astronomy. Edited by Alan F. M. Moorwood and Iye Masanori. Proceedings of the SPIE, Volume 5492, pp. 251-261, 09/2004, 2004SPIE.5492..251H.

LRS-J: instrument design and characterization
Tufts, Joseph R.; Hill, Gary J.; MacQueen, Phillip J.; Wolf, Marsha J., Ground-based Instrumentation for Astronomy. Edited by Alan F. M. Moorwood and Iye Masanori. Proceedings of the SPIE, Volume 5492, pp. 1150-1159, 09/2004, 2004SPIE.5492.1150T.

Exact optics - IV. Small 'trumpet' correctors for large spheres
Lynden-Bell, D.; Willstrop, R. V., Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, Volume 351, Issue 1, pp. 317-323, 06/2004, 2004MNRAS.351..317L.




2003

Design of an f/1 camera for the HET low-resolution spectrograph IR extension
Tejada, Carlos; Hill, Gary J.; Cobos, Francisco J., Instrument Design and Performance for Optical/Infrared Ground-based Telescopes. Edited by Iye, Masanori; Moorwood, Alan F. M. Proceedings of the SPIE, Volume 4841, pp. 1407-1416, 03/2003, 2003SPIE.4841.1407T.

Fiber fed spectral calibration with the Hobby-Eberly telescope
Tufts, Joseph R.; Hill, Gary J.; Wesley, Gordon L.; MacQueen, Phillip J.; Ramsey, Lawrence W., Instrument Design and Performance for Optical/Infrared Ground-based Telescopes. Edited by Iye, Masanori; Moorwood, Alan F. M. Proceedings of the SPIE, Volume 4841, pp. 1162-1169, 03/2003, 2003SPIE.4841.1162T.

The Hobby-Eberly Telescope medium resolution spectrograph and fiber instrument feed
Ramsey, Lawrence W.; Engel, Leland G.; Sessions, Nicholas; DeFilippo, Christopher; Graver, Michelle; Mader, Jeffery, Instrument Design and Performance for Optical/Infrared Ground-based Telescopes. Edited by Iye, Masanori; Moorwood, Alan F. M. Proceedings of the SPIE, Volume 4841, pp. 1036-1044, 03/2003, 2003SPIE.4841.1036R.

Hobby-Eberly telescope: LRS-J HAWAII-1 detector electronics
Tufts, Joseph R.; MacQueen, Phillip J.; Hill, Gary J., Instrument Design and Performance for Optical/Infrared Ground-based Telescopes. Edited by Iye, Masanori; Moorwood, Alan F. M. Proceedings of the SPIE, Volume 4841, pp. 667-676, 03/2003, 2003SPIE.4841..667T.

Performance of the facility instruments on the Hobby-Eberly telescope
Hill, Gary J.; MacQueen, Phillip J.; Ramsey, Lawrence W., Instrument Design and Performance for Optical/Infrared Ground-based Telescopes. Edited by Iye, Masanori; Moorwood, Alan F. M. Proceedings of the SPIE, Volume 4841, pp. 43-54, 03/2003, 2003SPIE.4841...43H.

Volume phase holographic (VPH) grisms for infrared and optical spectrographs
Hill, Gary J.; Wolf, Marsha J.; Tufts, Joseph R.; Smith, Erin C., Specialized Optical Developments in Astronomy. Edited by Atad-Ettedgui, Eli; D'Odorico, Sandro. Proceedings of the SPIE, Volume 4842, pp. 1-9, 02/2003, 2003SPIE.4842....1H.

Doppler high precision extra-solar planet surveys by a fixed delay interferometer
Ge, Jian; van Eyken, Julian C.; Mahadevan, Suvrath; DeWitt, Curtis; Ramsey, Lawrence W.; Shaklan, Stuart B.; Pan, Xiaopei, Interferometry for Optical Astronomy II. Edited by Wesley A. Traub. Proceedings of the SPIE, Volume 4838, pp. 503-514, 02/2003, 2003SPIE.4838..503G.

The Hobby-Eberly Telescope Completion Project
Booth, John A.; Wolf, Marsha J.; Fowler, James R.; Adams, Mark T.; Good, John M.; Kelton, Philip W.; Barker, Edwin S.; Palunas, Povilas; Bash, Frank N.; Ramsey, Lawrence W.; Hill, Gary J.; MacQueen, Phillip J.; Cornell, Mark E.; Robinson, Edward L., Large Ground-based Telescopes. Edited by Oschmann, Jacobus M.; Stepp, Larry M. Proceedings of the SPIE, Volume 4837, pp. 919-933, 02/2003, 2003SPIE.4837..919B. [ pdf ]

Polarization shearing laser interferometer for aligning segmented telescope mirrors
Wolf, Marsha J.; Ward, Michael H.; Booth, John A.; Roman, Brian P., Large Ground-based Telescopes. Edited by Oschmann, Jacobus M.; Stepp, Larry M. Proceedings of the SPIE, Volume 4837, pp. 764-775, 02/2003, 2003SPIE.4837..764W.

Mirror Alignment Recovery System (MARS) on the Hobby-Eberly Telescope
Wolf, Marsha J.; Palunas, Povilas; Booth, John A.; Ward, Michael H.; Wirth, Allan; Wesley, Gordon L.; O'Donoghue, Darragh; Ramsey, Lawrence W., Large Ground-based Telescopes. Edited by Oschmann, Jacobus M.; Stepp, Larry M. Proceedings of the SPIE, Volume 4837, pp. 714-725, 02/2003, 2003SPIE.4837..714W.

Primary mirror figure maintenance of the Hobby-Eberly Telescope using the Segment Alignment Maintenance System
Rakoczy, John M.; Hall, Drew; Howard, Richard T.; Ly, William; Weir, John T.; Montgomery, Edward E., IV; Adams, Mark T.; Booth, John A.; Fowler, James R.; Ames, Gregory H., Large Ground-based Telescopes. Edited by Oschmann, Jacobus M.; Stepp, Larry M. Proceedings of the SPIE, Volume 4837, pp. 702-713, 02/2003, 2003SPIE.4837..702R.

Hobby-Eberly Telescope Segment Alignment Maintenance System
Adams, Mark T.; Palunas, Povilas; Booth, John A.; Fowler, James R.; Wolf, Marsha J.; Ames, Gregory H.; Rakoczy, John M.; Montgomery, Edward E., IV, Large Ground-based Telescopes. Edited by Oschmann, Jacobus M.; Stepp, Larry M. Proceedings of the SPIE, Volume 4837, pp. 693-701, 02/2003, 2003SPIE.4837..693A.

Global radius-of-curvature estimation and control for the Hobby-Eberly Telescope
Rakoczy, John M.; Hall, Drew; Ly, William; Howard, Richard T.; Montgomery, Edward E., IV, Large Ground-based Telescopes. Edited by Oschmann, Jacobus M.; Stepp, Larry M. Proceedings of the SPIE, Volume 4837, pp. 681-692, 02/2003, 2003SPIE.4837..681R.

Hobby-Eberly Telescope natural ventilation system upgrade
Good, John M.; Kelton, Philip W.; Booth, John A.; Barker, Edwin S., Large Ground-based Telescopes. Edited by Oschmann, Jacobus M.; Stepp, Larry M. Proceedings of the SPIE, Volume 4837, pp. 237-246, 02/2003, 2003SPIE.4837..237G.

Determination of the Intrinsic Site Seeing for the Hobby-Eberly Telescope
Barker, Edwin S.; Adams, Mark T.; Deglman, Frank; Riley, Vicki; George, Teddy; Booth, John A.; Rest, Armin; Robinson, Edward L., Large Ground-based Telescopes. Edited by Oschmann, Jacobus M.; Stepp, Larry M. Proceedings of the SPIE, Volume 4837, pp. 225-236, 02/2003, 2003SPIE.4837..225B.




2002

Software development for the Hobby-Eberly Telescope's Segment Alignment Maintenance System using LabVIEW
Hall, Drew; Ly, William; Howard, Richard T.; Weir, John T.; Rakoczy, John M., Advanced Telescope and Instrumentation Control Software II. Edited by Lewis, Hilton. Proceedings of the SPIE, Volume 4848, pp. 239-250, 12/2002, 2002SPIE.4848..239H.

The HET HRS Th-Ar and Echelle Tilt Atlas
Mader, Jeff; Shetrone, Matthew D., 06/2002, full atlas in pdf.

Demonstration of a segment alignment maintenance system on a seven-segment subarray of the Hobby-Eberly Telescope
Rakoczy, John M.; Hall, Drew; Howard, Richard T.; Weir, John T.; Montgomery, Edward E.; Ames, Gregory H.; Danielson, Tim; Zercher, Phil, Proc. SPIE Vol. 4494, p. 69-80, Adaptive Optics Systems and Technology II, Robert K. Tyson; Domenico Bonaccini; Michael C. Roggemann; Eds., 02/2002, 2002SPIE.4494...69R.




2001

Analysis and verification of Hobby-Eberly Telescope 1-m mirror deflections due to edge sensor loading
Stallcup, Michael A.; Lindner, Jeffrey L., Proc. SPIE Vol. 4444, p. 102-106, Optomechanical Design and Engineering 2001, Alson E. Hatheway; Ed., 11/2001, 2001SPIE.4444..102S.

An Instrument for Studying Galaxy Evolution on the 9.2-Meter Hobby-Eberly Telescope
Wolf, M. J.; Hill, G. J.; Tufts, J. R., Deep millimeter surveys : implications for galaxy formation and evolution, Proceedings of the UMass/INAOE conference, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA, USA, 19-21 June 2000. Published by Singapore: World Scientific Publishing, 2001. xi, 207 p. Edited by James D. Lowenthal, and David H. Hughes. ISBN: 9810244657, p.82, 00/2001, 2001dmsi.conf...82W.




2000

Extra-solar planet searches with a Penn State optical/IR dispersive interferometer at the Hobby-Eberly Telescope
McDavitt, D.; Ge, J.; DeWitt, C.; Bernecker, J.; Mellon, R.; Mahadevan, S.; Ramsey, L.; Wolszczan, A.; Rushford, M., American Astronomical Society Meeting 197, #15.04, 12/2000, 2000AAS...197.1504M.

Commissioning experience with the 9.2-m Hobby-Eberly Telescope
Barnes, Thomas G.; Adams, Mark T.; Booth, John A.; Cornell, Mark E.; Gaffney, Niall I.; Fowler, James R.; Hill, Gary J.; Hill, Grant M.; Nance, Craig E.; Piche, Francois; Ramsey, Lawrence W.; Ricklefs, Randall L.; Spiesman, William J.; Worthington, P. T., Proc. SPIE Vol. 4004, p. 14-25, Telescope Structures, Enclosures, Controls, Assembly/Integration/Validation, and Commissioning, Thomas A. Sebring; Torben Andersen; Eds., 08/2000, 2000SPIE.4004...14B.

Performance testing of the Hobby-Eberly Telescope primary mirror array
Adams, Mark T.; Booth, John A.; Hill, Grant M.; Ramsey, Lawrence W., Proc. SPIE Vol. 4004, p. 471-481, Telescope Structures, Enclosures, Controls, Assembly/Integration/Validation, and Commissioning, Thomas A. Sebring; Torben Andersen; Eds., 08/2000, 2000SPIE.4004..471A.

Hobby-Eberly Telescope: instrumentation and current performance
Hill, Gary J., Proc. SPIE Vol. 4008, p. 50-61, Optical and IR Telescope Instrumentation and Detectors, Masanori Iye; Alan F. Moorwood; Eds., 08/2000, 2000SPIE.4008...50H.

Multi-object spectroscopy on the Hobby-Eberly Telescope low-resolution spectrograph
Wolf, Marsha J.; Hill, Gary J.; Mitsch, Wolfgang; Hessman, Frederic V.; Altmann, Werner; Thompson, Keith L., Proc. SPIE Vol. 4008, p. 216-227, Optical and IR Telescope Instrumentation and Detectors, Masanori Iye; Alan F. Moorwood; Eds., 08/2000, 2000SPIE.4008..216W.

Hobby-Eberly Telescope low-resolution spectrograph J-band camera
Tufts, Joseph R.; Wolf, Marsha J.; Hill, Gary J., Proc. SPIE Vol. 4008, p. 736-747, Optical and IR Telescope Instrumentation and Detectors, Masanori Iye; Alan F. Moorwood; Eds., 08/2000, 2000SPIE.4008..736T.

Development of the segment alignment maintenance system (SAMS) for the Hobby-Eberly Telescope
Booth, John A.; Adams, Mark T.; Ames, Gregory H.; Fowler, James R.; Montgomery, Edward E.; Rakoczy, John M., Proc. SPIE Vol. 4003, p. 176-187, Optical Design, Materials, Fabrication, and Maintenance, Philippe Dierickx; Ed., 07/2000, 2000SPIE.4003..176B.

Hobby-Eberly Telescope operations model
Adams, Mark T.; Barnes, Thomas G.; Nance, Craig E.; Ramsey, Lawrence W., Proc. SPIE Vol. 4010, p. 16-24, Observatory Operations to Optimize Scientific Return II, Peter J. Quinn; Ed., 07/2000, 2000SPIE.4010...16A.

Night-time operations diagnostics at the Hobby-Eberly Telescope
Nance, Craig E.; Fowler, James R.; Worthington, Paul T., Proc. SPIE Vol. 4010, p. 127-134, Observatory Operations to Optimize Scientific Return II, Peter J. Quinn; Ed., 07/2000, 2000SPIE.4010..127N.

Thermal conditioning of the Hobby-Eberly Telescope dome
Worthington, Paul T.; Fowler, James R.; Nance, Craig E.; Adams, Mark T., Proc. SPIE Vol. 4010, p. 267-278, Observatory Operations to Optimize Scientific Return II, Peter J. Quinn; Ed., 07/2000, 2000SPIE.4010..267W.

High Resolution Spectroscopy at the 2.7-m H J Smith and 9.2-m Hobby-Eberly Telescopes, 1969-2000
Tull, R. G., American Astronomical Society Meeting 196, #35.20, 05/2000, 2000AAS...196.3520T.




1999

Optical design of the Hobby-Eberly Telescope four-mirror spherical aberration corrector
Jungquist, Robert K., Proc. SPIE Vol. 3779, p. 2-16, Current Developments in Optical Design and Optical Engineering VIII, Robert E. Fischer; Warren J. Smith; Eds., 10/1999, 1999SPIE.3779....2J.

Initial evaluation of Fiber guiding/focussing vs. Pellicle guiding/focussing
Gaffney, N. I.; Booth, J. A., 6/1999, full article.




1998

The Hobby-Eberly Telescope Commissioning Status
Adams, M. T.; Barnes, T. G.; Booth, J. A.; Ramsey, L. W., American Astronomical Society, 193rd AAS Meeting, #10.01; Bulletin of the American Astronomical Society, Vol. 30, p.1262, 12/1998, 1998AAS...193.1001A.

The J-band camera system for the Hobby-Eberly telescope
Beatty, J. J.; Charlton, J. C.; Churchill, C. W.; Ramsey, L. W., American Astronomical Society, 193rd AAS Meeting, #10.02; Bulletin of the American Astronomical Society, Vol. 30, p.1262, 12/1998, 1998AAS...193.1002B.

The Hobby-Eberly Telescope Low Resolution Spectrograph
Hill, G. J.; MacQueen, P. J.; Nicklas, H.; Cobos D., F. J.; Tejada De V., C.; Mitsch, W.; Wolf, M. J., American Astronomical Society, 193rd AAS Meeting, #10.03; Bulletin of the American Astronomical Society, Vol. 30, p.1262, 12/1998, 1998AAS...193.1003H.

The HET Low Resolution Spectrograph Multi-Object Spectroscopy Unit
Wolf, M. J.; Hill, G. J.; Mitsch, W.; Altmann, W., American Astronomical Society, 193rd AAS Meeting, #10.04; Bulletin of the American Astronomical Society, Vol. 30, p.1262, 12/1998, 1998AAS...193.1004W.

Spider: The Formated Field Unit for the Hobby Eberly Telescope
Andersen, D. R.; Bershady, M. A.; Ramsey, L. W., American Astronomical Society, 193rd AAS Meeting, #10.05; Bulletin of the American Astronomical Society, Vol. 30, p.1263, 12/1998, 1998AAS...193.1005A.

Optical Fiber Evaluation for the Hobby-Eberly Telescope
McGouldrick, K.; Maywalt, J.; Engel, L.; Rhoads, B.; Andersen, D. R.; Ramsey, L. W., American Astronomical Society, 193rd AAS Meeting, #10.06; Bulletin of the American Astronomical Society, Vol. 30, p.1263, 12/1998, 1998AAS...193.1006M.

The Medium Resolution Spectrograph for the Hobby Eberly telescope: Capability and Performance Goals
Ramsey, L. W.; Engel, L.; Rhoads, B.; Maywalt, J.; McGouldrick, K.; Andersen, D. R., American Astronomical Society, 193rd AAS Meeting, #10.07; Bulletin of the American Astronomical Society, Vol. 30, p.1263, 12/1998, 1998AAS...193.1007R.

High Resolution Spectrograph for the Hobby-Eberly Telescope
Tull, R. G.; MacQueen, P. J.; Good, J.; Epps, H. W.; HET HRS Team, American Astronomical Society, 193rd AAS Meeting, #10.08; Bulletin of the American Astronomical Society, Vol. 30, p.1263, 12/1998, 1998AAS...193.1008T.

Interacting with the HET Queue
Gaffney, N. I.; Cornell, M. E., American Astronomical Society, 193rd AAS Meeting, #10.09; Bulletin of the American Astronomical Society, Vol. 30, p.1263, 12/1998, 1998AAS...193.1009G.  [ slides ]

The Hobby*Eberly Telescope, a Tool for Spectroscopic Astrophysics Introduction
Ramsey, L. W., American Astronomical Society, 193rd AAS Meeting, #26.01; Bulletin of the American Astronomical Society, Vol. 30, p.1285, 12/1998, 1998AAS...193.2601R.

Hobby-Eberly Telescope: current status
Barnes, T. G.; Ramsey, L. W., American Astronomical Society, 193rd AAS Meeting, #26.02; Bulletin of the American Astronomical Society, Vol. 30, p.1285, 12/1998, 1998AAS...193.2602B.

High Resolution Spectroscopy with the HET
Sneden, C.; Tull, R. G.; Cochran, W. D.; Churchill, C. W.; Charlton, J. C., American Astronomical Society, 193rd AAS Meeting, #26.03; Bulletin of the American Astronomical Society, Vol. 30, p.1285, 12/1998, 1998AAS...193.2603S.

US Community Access to the Hobby-Eberly Telescope
Boroson, T. A., American Astronomical Society, 193rd AAS Meeting, #26.06; Bulletin of the American Astronomical Society, Vol. 30, p.1285, 12/1998, 1998AAS...193.2606B.

Early performance and present status of the Hobby-Eberly Telescope
Ramsey, Lawrence W.; Adams, M. T.; Barnes, Thomas G.; Booth, John A.; Cornell, Mark E.; Fowler, James R.; Gaffney, Niall I.; Glaspey, John W.; Good, John M.; Hill, Gary J.; Kelton, Philip W.; Krabbendam, Victor L.; Long, L.; MacQueen, Phillip J.; Ray, Frank B.; Ricklefs, Randall L.; Sage, J.; Sebring, Thomas A.; Spiesman, W. J.; Steiner, M., Proc. SPIE Vol. 3352, p. 34-42, Advanced Technology Optical/IR Telescopes VI, Larry M. Stepp; Ed., 08/1998, 1998SPIE.3352...34R.

Development and performance of Hobby-Eberly Telescope 11-m segmented mirror
Krabbendam, Victor L.; Sebring, Thomas A.; Ray, Frank B.; Fowler, James R., Proc. SPIE Vol. 3352, p. 436-445, Advanced Technology Optical/IR Telescopes VI, Larry M. Stepp; Ed., 08/1998, 1998SPIE.3352..436K.

Hobby-Eberly Telescope: commissioning experience and observing plans
Glaspey, John W.; Adams, M. T.; Booth, John A.; Cornell, Mark E.; Fowler, James R.; Krabbendam, Victor L.; Ramsey, Lawrence W.; Ray, Frank B.; Ricklefs, Randall L.; Spiesman, W. J., Proc. SPIE Vol. 3349, p. 50-54, Observatory Operations to Optimize Scientific Return, Peter J. Quinn; Ed., 07/1998, 1998SPIE.3349...50G.

Scheduling and executing Phase II observing scripts on the Hobby-Eberly Telescope
Gaffney, Niall I.; Cornell, Mark E., Proc. SPIE Vol. 3349, p. 143-150, Observatory Operations to Optimize Scientific Return, Peter J. Quinn; Ed., 07/1998, 1998SPIE.3349..143G.  [ full article w/ slides ]

Hobby-Eberly Telescope low-resolution spectrograph
Hill, Gary J.; Nicklas, Harald E.; MacQueen, Phillip J.; Tejada, Carlos; Cobos Duenas, Francisco J.; Mitsch, Wolfgang, Proc. SPIE Vol. 3355, p. 375-386, Optical Astronomical Instrumentation, Sandro D'Odorico; Ed., 07/1998, 1998SPIE.3355..375H.

High-resolution fiber-coupled spectrograph of the Hobby-Eberly Telescope
Tull, Robert G., Proc. SPIE Vol. 3355, p. 387-398, Optical Astronomical Instrumentation, Sandro D'Odorico; Ed., 07/1998, 1998SPIE.3355..387T.

Hobby-Eberly Telescope medium-resolution spectrograph and fiber instrument feed
Horner, Scott D.; Engel, Leland G.; Ramsey, Lawrence W., Proc. SPIE Vol. 3355, p. 399-408, Optical Astronomical Instrumentation, Sandro D'Odorico; Ed, 07/1998, 1998SPIE.3355..399H.

Hobby-Eberly Telescope low-resolution spectrograph: optical design
Cobos Duenas, Francisco J.; Tejada, Carlos; Hill, Gary J.; Perez G., F., Proc. SPIE Vol. 3355, p. 424-432, Optical Astronomical Instrumentation, Sandro D'Odorico; Ed., 07/1998, 1998SPIE.3355..424C.

Hobby-Eberly Telescope low-resolution spectrograph: mechanical design
Hill, Gary J.; Nicklas, Harald E.; MacQueen, Phillip J.; Mitsch, Wolfgang; Wellem, Walter; Altmann, Werner; Wesley, Gordon L.; Ray, Frank B., Proc. SPIE Vol. 3355, p. 433-443, Optical Astronomical Instrumentation, Sandro D'Odorico; Ed., 07/1998, 1998SPIE.3355..433H.

Development of a star tracker for the Hobby-Eberly Telescope
Booth, John A.; Ray, Frank B.; Porter, David S., Proc. SPIE Vol. 3351, p. 298-309, Telescope Control Systems III, Hilton Lewis; Ed., 05/1998, 1998SPIE.3351..298B.

The Phase II Language for the Hobby-Eberly Telescope
Gaffney, N. I.; Cornell, M. E., Astronomical Data Analysis Software and Systems VII, A.S.P. Conference Series, Vol. 145, 1998, R. Albrecht, R.N. Hook and H.A. Bushouse, eds.,p.284, 00/1998, 1998adass...7..284G.  [ full article w/ slides ]

Fiber-Optic Instrumentation and the Hobby-Eberly Telescope
Ramsey, L. W., Fiber Optics in Astronomy III. ASP Conference Series, Vol. 152, 1998, ed. S. Arribas, E. Mediavilla, and F. Watson (1998). Proceedings of a meeting held in Puerto de la Cruz, Canary Islands, Spain, 2-4 December 1997. ISBN 1-886733-72-4., p.235, 00/1998, 1998fopa.proc..235R.

The Hobby-Eberly Telescope Fiber-Instrument Feed
Horner, S. D.; Engel, L. G.; Ramsey, L. W., Fiber Optics in Astronomy III. ASP Conference Series, Vol. 152, 1998, ed. S. Arribas, E. Mediavilla, and F. Watson (1998). Proceedings of a meeting held in Puerto de la Cruz, Canary Islands, Spain, 2-4 December 1997. ISBN 1-886733-72-4., p.247, 00/1998, 1998fopa.proc..247H.

Galaxy Kinematics with Integral-Field Spectroscopy and the Hobby-Eberly Telescope
Bershady, M. A.; Andersen, D.; Ramsey, L.; Horner, S., Fiber Optics in Astronomy III. ASP Conference Series, Vol. 152, 1998, ed. S. Arribas, E. Mediavilla, and F. Watson (1998). Proceedings of a meeting held in Puerto de la Cruz, Canary Islands, Spain, 2-4 December 1997. ISBN 1-886733-72-4., p.253, 00/1998, 1998fopa.proc..253B.




1997

Integral Field Spectroscopy with the Hobby-Eberly Telescope
Andersen, D. R.; Bershady, M. A.; Ramsey, L. W.; Horner, S. D., American Astronomical Society, 191st AAS Meeting, #41.05; Bulletin of the American Astronomical Society, Vol. 29, p.1270, 12/1997, 1997AAS...191.4105A.

Hobby-Eberly Telescope: a progress report
Sebring, Thomas A.; Ramsey, Lawrence W., Proc. SPIE Vol. 2871, p. 32-37, Optical Telescopes of Today and Tomorrow, Arne L. Ardeberg; Ed., 03/1997, 1997SPIE.2871...32S.

Phase II Planning for the HET
Gaffney, Niall I., 03/1997, full article in [ pdf | ps ].

Planning and Scheduling Software for the Hobby Eberly Telescope
Gaffney, N.I.; Cornell, M. E., Astronomical Data Analysis Software and Systems VI, A.S.P. Conference Series, Vol. 125, 1997, Gareth Hunt and H. E. Payne, eds., p. 379., 01/1997, 1997adass...6..379G.  [ full article w/ slides ]




1996

The Upgraded Fiber Optic Echelle Spectrograph
Harlow, J. J. B.; Ramsey, L. W.; Andersen, D. R.; Fleig, J. D.; Rhoads, B. T.; Engel, L. G., American Astronomical Society, 189th AAS Meeting, #42.07; Bulletin of the American Astronomical Society, Vol. 28, p.1324, 12/1996, 1996AAS...189.4207H.

Hobby-Eberly telescope
N/A, Monthly Notes of the Astron. Soc. Southern Africa, Vol. 55, p. 116, 00/1996, 1996MNSSA..55..116.

New Observing Modes with the Hobby-Eberly Telescope
Kelton, P. W.; Cornell, M. F.; Adams, M. T., New observing modes for the next century. Astronomical Society of the Pacific Conference Series, Volume 87, Proceedings of a workshop held in Hilo, Hawaii, 6-8 July 1995, San Francisco: Astronomical Society of the Pacific (ASP), |c1996, edited by Todd Boroson, John Davies, and Ian Robson, p.33, 00/1996, 1996nomn.conf...33K.




1995

A Performance Model for the Hobby-Eberly Telescope
Ramsey, L.; Gressler, W.; Hill, G. J.; Sebring, T., American Astronomical Society, 187th AAS Meeting, #74.01; Bulletin of the American Astronomical Society, Vol. 27, p.1389, 12/1995, 1995AAS...187.7401R.

The Hobby-Eberly Telescope: A Progress Report
Sebring, T. A.; Adams, M. T.; Ramsey, L. W., American Astronomical Society, 187th AAS Meeting, #121.03; Bulletin of the American Astronomical Society, Vol. 27, p.1453, 12/1995, 1995AAS...18712103S.

Hobby-Eberly primary mirror fabrication
Pileri, David; Krabbendam, Victor L., Proc. SPIE Vol. 2536, p. 344-349, Optical Manufacturing and Testing, Victor J. Doherty; H. Philip Stahl; Eds., 09/1995, 1995SPIE.2536..344P.

Hobby-Eberly telescope medium-resolution spectrograph
Ramsey, Lawrence W., Proc. SPIE Vol. 2476, p. 20-32, Fiber Optics in Astronomical Applications, Samuel C. Barden; Ed., 06/1995, 1995SPIE.2476...20R.

The Hobby-Eberly Telescope; Status and Science Capability
Ramsey, Lawrence W., American Astronomical Society, 186th AAS Meeting, #44.01; Bulletin of the American Astronomical Society, Vol. 27, p.874, 05/1995, 1995AAS...186.4401R.




1994

Operations Issues for the Hobby-Eberly Telescope
Kelton, P. W.; Cornell, M. E., Robotic Telescopes. Current Capabilities, Present Developments, and Future Prospects for Automated Astronomy. Proceedings of a Symposium held as part of the 106th. Annual Meeting of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific, in Flagstaff, Arizona, June 28-30, 1994. ASP Conference Series, Volume 79. Editor(s), Gregory W. Henry, Joel A. Eaton; Publisher, Astronomical Society of the Pacific, San Francisco, California, 1995. LC #: QB88 .R623 1994. ISBN #: 0-937707-98-8., p.136, 00/1995, 1995rtcc.conf..136K.

The Hobby-Eberly Telescope
Adams, Mark T., Journal of the AAVSO, Volume 23, No. 1, 1994, p. 81 (Abstract only), 00/1994, 1994JAVSO..23...81A.