Passively stable astrocomb from 550-890-nm for high resolution on-sky spectroscopy

Richard Alexander McCracken*, Eric Depagne, Rudolph B. Kuhn, Nicolas A. Erasmus, Lisa Ann Crause, Derryck Telford Reid

*Corresponding author for this work

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A broadband visible astrocomb was implemented on the 10-m Southern African Large Telescope, delivering complete calibration of one channel of its high-resolution spectrograph. The passively stable master comb removed the need for overnight CEO-frequency locking.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, 2017
PublisherOSA Publishing
ISBN (Print)9781943580279
Publication statusPublished - 2017
EventCLEO: Science and Innovations 2017 - San Jose, United States
Duration: 14 May 201719 May 2017


ConferenceCLEO: Science and Innovations 2017
Abbreviated titleCLEO: SI 2017
Country/TerritoryUnited States
CitySan Jose

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Mechanics of Materials


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