Ministerio de Economía y Competitividad Gobierno de Canarias Universidad de La Laguna CSIC Centro de Excelencia Severo Ochoa

Technological Development Projects

Fibre optics applications in astronomical instrumentation

There are currently no fibre optics applications projects in development.  

Projects already completed include

  • INTEGRAL Proposed, built and managed by the IAC in international collaboration with the Royal Greenwich Observatory (RGO) and Isaac Newton Group of Telescopes (ING), the project aim was to develop a two-dimensional fibre optic spectroscopy system for the "William Herschel" telescope at the Observatorio del Roque de los Muchachos. The new system, which has been available to the international scientific community since 1998, can carry out spectroscopy across 200 vast regions of astronomical objects simultaneously.

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