WEAVE: The next generation wide-field spectroscopy facility for the WHT (Cambridge Element: 2014/17)

Lead Research Organisation: University of Cambridge
Department Name: Institute of Astronomy

Abstract

This is a joint proposal and this section is completed on the Lead Institution application

Planned Impact

This is a joint proposal and this section is completed on the Lead Institution application

Publications

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Walton Nicholas (2015) Gaia, PLATO and WEAVE: A Powerful combination for Exoplanet Characterisation in AAS/Division for Extreme Solar Systems Abstracts

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Walton N. A. (2016) Gaia and WEAVE/WxES: Supporting the PLATO Exoplanet Hunter in Multi-Object Spectroscopy in the Next Decade: Big Questions, Large Surveys, and Wide Fields

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Lewis J. (2019) The WEAVE Core Processing System at CASU in Highlights on Spanish Astrophysics X

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Dom (2016) Design of the calibration unit for the WEAVE multi-object spectrograph at the WHT in Ground-based and Airborne Instrumentation for Astronomy VI

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Dalton Gavin (2016) Final design and progress of WEAVE: the next generation wide-field spectroscopy facility for the William Herschel Telescope in Ground-based and Airborne Instrumentation for Astronomy VI

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Dalton Gavin (2018) Construction progress of WEAVE: the next generation wide-field spectroscopy facility for the William Herschel Telescope in Ground-based and Airborne Instrumentation for Astronomy VII

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Dalton Gavin (2016) Towards integrated modelling: full image simulations for WEAVE in Software and Cyberinfrastructure for Astronomy IV

 
Description The grant will support the development of the data analysis and management system for the WEAVE multi object spectrograph on the WHT.
Exploitation Route The data analysis systems have relevance to a range of other fields, including for medical image analysis.
Sectors Environment,Healthcare

 
Description This grant supports the development of the data handling system for the WEAVE telescope.
First Year Of Impact 2014
Sector Other
 
Description WEAVE 
Organisation Isaac Newton Group of Telescopes (ING)
Country Spain 
Sector Public 
PI Contribution WEAVE is a new instrument under development and construction for the ING's William Herschel Telescope. We are responsible for the development of the Data Analysis system for the instrument - and also participate in the WEAVE Science Team.
Collaborator Contribution The page at http://www.ing.iac.es/weave/consortium.html gives a list of the partners in the WEAVE consortium.
Impact The consortium is responsible for the development of the WEAVE spectrograph. This will be commissioned on the ING's WHT late 2017.
Start Year 2010