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  • Caltech Optical Observatories' Optical/InfraRed (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 17 professional engineers and instrument scientists and 4 postdoctoral scholars, located on the Caltech campus in Pasadena, California.
  • The group is led by Dr. Richard Dekany, Associate Director, COO (626) 395-6798.

Latest News from OIR

  • MOSFIRE leaves Caltech for delivery by ship to Keck Observatory (Feb 3, 2012)
  • DBSP Red-side Upgrade successfully commissioned at Palomar Observatory (Nov 30, 2011)
  • PALM-3000 sets world's record with first high-order adaptive optics correction on-sky with 3,388 active-actuator Xinetics DM (June 22, 2011)
  • Robo-AO's PI (Dr. Christoph Baranec) has been awarded funds from the Office of Naval Research/DURIP to support research on astrometric error sources in HgCdTe arrays (June 8, 2011)
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