KMOS - Commissioning Costs

Lead Research Organisation: Durham University
Department Name: Physics


KMOS is a multi-object near-integral field spectrograph under construction for the ESO VLT. This grant covers the expected costs of commissioning of the complete instrument at Paranal Observatory in Chile during 2012.

Planned Impact

See grant ST/K000861/1.


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Davies R (2013) The Software Package for Astronomical Reductions with KMOS: SPARK in Astronomy & Astrophysics

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Harrison C. (2016) The KMOS AGN Survey at High Redshift (KASHz) in The Messenger

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Houghton R. C. W. (2016) The KMOS GTO Cluster Program: Absorption Line Spectroscopy of Cluster Galaxies at z~1.5 in Multi-Object Spectroscopy in the Next Decade: Big Questions, Large Surveys, and Wide Fields

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Magdis G (2016) KROSS: mapping the Ha emission across the star formation sequence at z ˜ 1 in Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society