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Overview

  • Caltech Optical Observatories' OIR Instrumentation Group conceives, studies, designs, integrates, and commissions high-impact astronomical instrumentation for Caltech-accessible astronomical observatories including TMT, Keck, Gemini, Subaru, and Palomar. We also support space instrumentation development through partnerships with NASA and DoE.
  • The OIR group currently consists of 18 professional engineers and instrument scientists and 3 postdoctoral scholars, located on the Caltech campus in Pasadena, California.
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  • The group is led by Dr. Richard Dekany, Associate Director, COO.
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  • The group is led by Dr. Richard Dekany, Associate Director, COO (626) 395-6798.
 

Latest News from OIR

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  • Oxford's SWIFT visible light integral field spectrograph sees first light with Palomar AO / Palomar LGS AO (October 12, 2008)
 
  • AMNH's P1640 IR speckle suppression integral field spectrocoronagraph sees first light with Palomar AO (July 8, 2008)
  • COO awarded $45K for Antarctic site testing research (June 14, 2008)
  • Four new seeing-limited instrument pre-concept studies for Keck given the go-ahead (May 12, 2008)
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  • COO and JPL awarded $160K to study Non-linear Detector Effects in Weak Gravitational Lensing (February 14, 2008)
 

Older News Items

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  • COO and JPL awarded $160K to study Non-linear Detector Effects in Weak Gravitational Lensing (February 14, 2008)
 
  • Palomar Adaptive Optics + Lucky Cam named one of TIME magazine's 50 Best Inventions of the Year in 2007:
    • Link to TIME article * Triplespec First Light - the Cornell-led, no moving parts, cross-dispersed echelle has successful first run on the 200" telescope (October 2, 2007)
  • Palomar Transient Factory (PTF) kicks off the development of MOSAIC, its wide-field imaging camera for the 48" Samuel Oschin Telescope at Palomar (October 1, 2007)
 
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