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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Carrera R. (2019) Open clusters through the eyes of WEAVE in Highlights on Spanish Astrophysics X

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

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Peralta De Arriba L. (2019) The WEAVE Quick-Look GUI in Highlights on Spanish Astrophysics X

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Burden A (2017) Mitigating the impact of the DESI fiber assignment on galaxy clustering in Journal of Cosmology and Astroparticle Physics

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Chabanier S (2019) The one-dimensional power spectrum from the SDSS DR14 Lya forests in Journal of Cosmology and Astroparticle Physics

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Minchev I (2019) Yule-Simpson's paradox in Galactic Archaeology in Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society

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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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Childress M (2017) OzDES multifibre spectroscopy for the Dark Energy Survey: 3-yr results and first data release in Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society

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Mateu C (2017) Predictions for the detection of tidal streams with Gaia using great-circle methods in Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society

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Rendle B (2019) The K2 Galactic Caps Project - going beyond the Kepler field and ageing the Galactic disc in Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society

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Debattista V (2017) Separation of stellar populations by an evolving bar: implications for the bulge of the Milky Way in Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society

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Duncan K (2018) Photometric redshifts for the next generation of deep radio continuum surveys - I. Template fitting in Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society

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Sharma S (2019) The K2-HERMES Survey: age and metallicity of the thick disc in Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society

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Miller J (2019) Searching for the shadows of giants: characterizing protoclusters with line of sight Lyman-a absorption 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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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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Fratta M (2023) Spectroscopic follow-up of a subset of the Gaia /IPHAS catalogue of Ha-excess sources in Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society

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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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Orenstein B (2019) The redshift distribution of infrared-faint radio sources 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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Schönrich R (2017) Assessing distances and consistency of kinematics in Gaia/TGAS in Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society

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Rosslowe C (2017) A deep near-infrared spectroscopic survey of the Scutum-Crux arm for Wolf-Rayet stars? 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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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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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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Smith L (2018) VIRAC: the VVV Infrared Astrometric Catalogue in Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society

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Smith D (2018) Panchromatic SED modelling of spatially resolved galaxies in Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society

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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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Deason A (2018) Cresting the wave: proper motions of the Eastern Banded Structure in Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society

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Simpson J (2017) Siriusly, a newly identified intermediate-age Milky Way stellar cluster: a spectroscopic study of Gaia 1 in Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society

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Vos J (2019) Gaia Data Release 2 catalogue of extremely low-mass white dwarf candidates in Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society

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Breedt E (2017) Using large spectroscopic surveys to test the double degenerate model for Type Ia supernovae in Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society

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Esposito M (2022) Weighing cosmic structures with clusters of galaxies and the intergalactic medium 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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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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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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Williams W (2018) LOFAR-Boötes: properties of high- and low-excitation radio galaxies at 0.5 < z < 2.0 in Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society

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Veras D (2020) Constraining planet formation around 6-8 M? stars in Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society

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Salvadori S (2019) Probing the existence of very massive first stars in Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society

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Morabito L (2017) Investigating the unification of LOFAR-detected powerful AGN in the Boötes field in Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society

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Morrison S (2019) Probing inhomogeneity in the helium ionizing UV background in Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society

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Žerjal M (2019) The GALAH Survey: lithium-strong KM dwarfs in Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society

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Venn K (2020) The Pristine survey - IX. CFHT ESPaDOnS spectroscopic analysis of 115 bright metal-poor candidate stars in Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society

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Youakim K (2017) The Pristine survey - III. Spectroscopic confirmation of an efficient search for extremely metal-poor stars 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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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

 
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