Fibre Bragg grating stopband profile trade-off for temporal spectral astronomy

Geraldine Mariën, Nick Cvetojevic, Nemanja Jovanovic, Judith Dawes, Roger Haynes, Jon Lawrence, Quentin Parker, Michael J. Withford

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    Temporal spectral astronomy is a field in which the spectra of astrophysical phenomena can carry spectral lines that exhibit very small variations on timescales as short as milliseconds. These variations nevertheless stay unresolved due to the limitation in temporal resolution of current instruments to the subminute scale [1]. The main issue at present is that both a high spectral resolution and a high temporal resolution cannot be obtained at the same time. This leads to incomplete or unclear theoretical descriptions of some of the most interesting phenomena in astronomy today and their related astrophysical processes.

    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationCLEO/Europe and EQEC 2011 Conference Digest
    Place of PublicationPiscataway, NJ
    PublisherInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
    Number of pages1
    ISBN (Electronic)9781457705328
    ISBN (Print)9781457705335
    Publication statusPublished - 2011
    EventCLEO/Europe and EQEC Conference - 2011 - Munich, Germany
    Duration: 22 May 201126 May 2011


    OtherCLEO/Europe and EQEC Conference - 2011


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