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These papers describe aspects of GNIRS. The original design paper is obsolete and some aspects of the as-built instrument are significantly different than the design described. The following papers listed describe the most recent developments and the latest performance of the instrument.


  1. (obsolete)   "Design of the Gemini near-infrared spectrometer", Elias, J. H., Vukobratovick, D., Andrew, J. R., Cho, M. K., Cuberly, R. W., Don, K., Gerzoff, A., Harmer, C. F., Harris, D., Heynssens, J. B., Hicks, J., Kovacs, A., Li, C., Liang, M. Moon Il K., Pearson, E. T., Plum, G., Roddier, N. A., Tvedt, J., Wolff, R. J., & Wong, W., in Infrared Astronomical Instrumentation, ed. A. M. Fowler, 1998, SPIE, 3354, 555

  2. "Design study of the GNIRS bracket structure", Cho, M. K., Li, C., Wong, W.-Y., Cuberly, R. W., & Moon, I. K., in Infrared Astronomical Instrumentation, ed. A. M. Fowler, 1998, SPIE, 3354, 1118

  3. "Integral field unit for the Gemini near-infrared spectrograph", Dubbeldam, M., Content, R., Allington-Smith, J. R., Pokrovski, S., & Robertson, D. J., in Optical and IR Telescope Instrumentation and Detectors, eds. I. Masanori and A. F. Moorwood, 2000, SPIE, 4008, 1181

  4. "Integral field spectroscopy with the Gemini Near-Infrared Spectrograph", Allington-Smith, J. R., Dubbeldam, C. M., Content, R., Dunlop, C. J., Robertson, D. J., Elias, J., Rodgers, B., & Turner, J. E., in Ground-based Instrumentation for Astronomy, eds. A. F. M. Moorwood & I. Masanori, 2004, SPIE, 5492, 701

  5. "IRAF Package for GNIRS Data Reduction - A Product of the Gemini/NOAO Collaboration", Cooke, A., & Rodgers, B., in Astronomical Data Analysis Software and Systems XIV, eds. P. L. Shopwell, M. C. Britton, & R. Ebert, 2005, ASP Conf. Series, 347, 514

  6. "Current and future integral-field spectrographs at the Gemini Observatory", Miller, B. W., Turner, J., Beck, T., Song, I., & Simons, D., 2006, New Astronomy Reviews, 50, 259

  7. "Design and construction of the GNIRS IFU", Dubbeldam, C. M., 2006, New Astronomy Reviews, 50, 342

  8. "New techniques for integral field spectroscopy - I. Design, construction and testing of the GNIRS IFU", Allington-Smith, J. R., Content, R., Dubbeldam, C. M., Robertson, D. J., & Preuss, W., 2006, MNRAS, 371, 380

  9. "Performance of the Gemini near-infrared spectrograph", Elias, J. H., Rodgers, B., Joyce, R. R., Lazo, M., Doppmann, G., Winge, C., & Rodriguez-Ardila, A., in Ground-based and Airborne Instrumentation for Astronomy, eds. I. S. McLean and I. Masanori, 2006, SPIE, 6269, 36

  10. "Design of the Gemini near-infrared spectrograph", Elias, J. H., Joyce, R. R., Liang, M., Muller, G. P., Hileman, E. A., & George, J. R., in Ground-based and Airborne Instrumentation for Astronomy, eds. I. S. McLean and I. Masanori, 2006, SPIE, 6269, 138

  11. "New techniques for integral field spectroscopy - II. Performance of the GNIRS IFU", Allington-Smith, J., Dubbeldam, C. M., Content, R., Robertson, D., Turner, J., Rodgers, B., Elias, J., Gerssen, J., & Swinbank, M. 2007, MNRAS, 376, 785

Last update - 2007 April 16: Henry Lee
Original - Bernadette Rodgers & Greg Doppmann