WEAVE Detectors Completion

Lead Research Organisation: Liverpool John Moores University
Department Name: Astrophysics Research Institute

Abstract

This grant is to complete the production and commissioning of the detector system for the WEAVE spectrograph.

Planned Impact

ARI has a long tradition of strong industrial and PUS engagement. For this particular project we will continue our policy of engagement with engineering firms who will be commissioned to manufacture the structure of the instrument. In the past this has allowed firms working with us to upgrade their skills and machinery to deliver the high precision needed for astronomical instrumentation, allowing them to received grants and R&D tax credits in order to upgrade their precision machining capability and safeguarding a number of jobs at the time. In addition such firms have been able to use their work on astronomical instrumentation to enhance their reputation with other customers and has assisted them in gaining access to new markets (for example contracts with ING and CERN).

Publications

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Freeman K (2017) Galaxies, Globular Clusters, and Dark Matter in Annual Review of Astronomy and Astrophysics

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Garavito-Camargo N (2019) Hunting for the Dark Matter Wake Induced by the Large Magellanic Cloud in The Astrophysical Journal

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Gentile Fusillo N (2019) A Gaia Data Release 2 catalogue of white dwarfs and a comparison with SDSS in Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society

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Gonzalez-Perez V (2017) The host dark matter haloes of [O II] emitters at 0.5 < z < 1.5 in Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society

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González M (2017) Phase-space structures and stellar populations in the star-forming region NGC 2264 in Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society

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González-Morales A (2017) Unbiased constraints on ultralight axion mass from dwarf spheroidal galaxies in Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society

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Gómez F (2019) Footprints of the Sagittarius dwarf galaxy in the Gaia data set in Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society

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Gürkan G (2018) LOFAR/H-ATLAS: the low-frequency radio luminosity-star formation rate relation in Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society

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Hale C (2019) LOFAR observations of the XMM-LSS field in Astronomy & Astrophysics

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Harris A (2019) A study of full space motions of outer Galactic disc A and F stars in two deep pencil beams in Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society

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Harris A (2018) A and F stars as probes of outer Galactic disc kinematics in Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society

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Ichikawa K (2017) Foreground effect on the J-factor estimation of classical dwarf spheroidal galaxies in Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society

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Japelj J (2019) Simulating MOS science on the ELT: Ly a forest tomography in Astronomy & Astrophysics

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Jofré P (2017) Climbing the cosmic ladder with stellar twins in RAVE with Gaia in Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society

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Jofré P (2019) Accuracy and Precision of Industrial Stellar Abundances in Annual Review of Astronomy and Astrophysics

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Kalfountzou E (2017) Observational evidence that positive and negative AGN feedback depends on galaxy mass and jet power in Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society

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Koposov S (2020) Discovery of a nearby 1700 km s-1 star ejected from the Milky Way by Sgr A* in Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society

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Kraljic K (2022) Forecasts for WEAVE-QSO: 3D clustering and connectivity of critical points with Lyman- a tomography in Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society

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Kumari N (2018) O/H-N/O: the curious case of NGC 4670 in Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society

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Kushniruk I (2019) Disentangling the Arcturus stream in Astronomy & Astrophysics

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Laporte C (2019) Stellar disc streams as probes of the Galactic potential and satellite impacts in Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society

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Leung H (2018) Deep learning of multi-element abundances from high-resolution spectroscopic data in Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society

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

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Lodieu N (2019) Metallicity, temperature, and gravity scales of M subdwarfs , in Astronomy & Astrophysics

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Lofthouse E (2017) Local analogues of high-redshift star-forming galaxies: integral field spectroscopy of green peas in Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society

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Mahatma V (2019) LoTSS DR1: Double-double radio galaxies in the HETDEX field in Astronomy & Astrophysics

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Maiolino R (2019) De re metallica: the cosmic chemical evolution of galaxies in The Astronomy and Astrophysics Review

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Majewski S (2017) The Apache Point Observatory Galactic Evolution Experiment (APOGEE) in The Astronomical Journal

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Mancera Piña P (2019) The evolution of ultra-diffuse galaxies in nearby galaxy clusters from the Kapteyn IAC WEAVE INT Clusters Survey in Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society

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Manser C (2020) The frequency of gaseous debris discs around white dwarfs in Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society

 
Description The WEAVE detector system was successfully built to specification and is now in use at the WHT.
Exploitation Route Scientific Exploitation of WEAVE
Sectors Other

URL https://www.ing.iac.es/astronomy/instruments/weave/weaveinst.html