Astronomical photonics in the context of infrared interferometry and high-resolution spectroscopy

Lucas Labadie*, Jean-Philippe Berger, Nick Cvetojevic, Roger Haynes, Robert Harris, Nemanja Jovanovic, Sylvestre Lacour, Guillermo Martin, Stefano Minardi, Guy Perrin, Martin Roth, Robert R. Thomson

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Abstract

We review the potential of Astrophotonics, a relatively young field at the interface between photonics and astronomical instrumentation, for spectro-interferometry. We review some fundamental aspects of photonic science that drove the emergence of astrophotonics, and highlight the achievements in observational astrophysics. We analyze the prospects for further technological development also considering the potential synergies with other fields of physics (e.g. non-linear optics in condensed matter physics). We also stress the central role of fiber optics in routing and transporting light, delivering complex filters, or interfacing instruments and telescopes, more specifically in the context of a growing usage of adaptive optics.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationOptical and Infrared Interferometry and Imaging V
EditorsFabien Malbet, Michelle J. Creech-Eakman, Peter G. Tuthill
Place of PublicationBellingham, Washington
PublisherSPIE
Pages1-21
Number of pages21
ISBN (Electronic)9781510601949
ISBN (Print)9781510601932
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2016
EventOptical and Infrared Interferometry and Imaging V - Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Duration: 27 Jun 20161 Jul 2016

Publication series

NameProceedings of SPIE
PublisherSPIE
Volume9907
ISSN (Print)0277-786X

Other

OtherOptical and Infrared Interferometry and Imaging V
CountryUnited Kingdom
CityEdinburgh
Period27/06/161/07/16

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Copyright 2016 Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE). One print or electronic copy may be made for personal use only. Systematic reproduction and distribution, duplication of any material in this paper for a fee or for commercial purposes, or modification of the content of the paper are prohibited.

Keywords

  • Anstrophotonics
  • Highresolution spectroscopy
  • Integrated Optics
  • Long-baseline interferometry
  • Optical/Infrared Instrumentation

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    Labadie, L., Berger, J-P., Cvetojevic, N., Haynes, R., Harris, R., Jovanovic, N., ... Thomson, R. R. (2016). Astronomical photonics in the context of infrared interferometry and high-resolution spectroscopy. In F. Malbet, M. J. Creech-Eakman, & P. G. Tuthill (Eds.), Optical and Infrared Interferometry and Imaging V (pp. 1-21). [990718] (Proceedings of SPIE; Vol. 9907). Bellingham, Washington: SPIE. https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2230889