Recent advances in astrocomb technology

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We present recent advances in astrocomb technology for precision calibration of astronomical spectrographs. We detail first results from a compact high-resolution Fourier-transform spectrometer (FTS) for comb-line identification; we discuss progress in high-repetition-rate solid state lasers which will remove the need for Fabry-Pérot cavities (FPCs); and we describe recent work towards achieving full spectral coverage from 0.4–2.4 μm from a single comb source. Finally, we present results from the calibration of HRS at SALT using a partially-stabilized frequency comb.
Original languageEnglish
Publication statusPublished - 14 Aug 2017
EventThird Workshop on Extremely Precise Radial Velocities - Penn Stater Hotel and Conference Centre, United States
Duration: 14 Aug 201717 Aug 2017


ConferenceThird Workshop on Extremely Precise Radial Velocities
Abbreviated titleEPRV III
Country/TerritoryUnited States
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