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Adamson, Andy

Thirty Years of Astronomical Discovery with UKIRT

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Table of contents

Part I. The Development of UKIRT

1. The UKIRT Success Story
Richard Ellis

2. UKIRT – The Project and the Early Years
Terry Lee

3. The IRCAM Revolution
Ian S. McLean

4. Continuum Submillimetre Astronomy from UKIRT
Ian Robson

5. CGS4: A Breakthrough Instrument
Phil Puxley

6. The UKIRT Upgrades Programme
Andy Adamson, John Davies, Ian Robson

7. Operational Innovations
Andrew J. Adamson

8. The UKIRT Wide-Field Camera
Mark Casali

9. Polarimetry at UKIRT
J. H. Hough

10. UKIRT in the Mid-Infrared
P. F. Roche

Part II. UKIRT Science

11. Thirty Years of Star Formation at UKIRT
Chris Davis

12. Comets and Asteroids from UKIRT
John K. Davies

13. Spectroscopic Tomography of a Wind-Collision Region
Peredur Williams, Watson Varricatt, Andy Adamson

14. Highlights of Infrared Spectroscopy of the Interstellar Medium at UKIRT
Thomas R. Geballe

15. UKIRT and the Brown Dwarfs: From Speculation to Classification
Sandy K. Leggett

16. White Dwarfs in UKIDSS
P. R. Steele, M. R. Burleigh, J. Farihi, B. Gänsicke, R. F. Jameson, P. D. Dobbie, M. A. Barstow

17. Discovery of Variables in WFCAM and VISTA Data
Nicholas Cross, Nigel Hambly, Ross Collins, Eckhard Sutorius, Mike Read, Rob Blake

18. Near Infrared Extinction at the Galactic Centre
Andrew J. Gosling, Reba M. Bandyopadhyay, Katherine M. Blundell

19. Observations of PAHs and Nanodiamonds with UKIRT
Peter J. Sarre

20. Nearby Galaxies with UKIRT: Uncovering Star Formation, Structure and Stellar Masses
Phil James

21. WFCAM Surveys of Local Group Galaxies
Mike J. Irwin

22. HiZELS: The High Redshift Emission Line Survey with UKIRT
Philip Best, Ian Smail, David Sobral, Jim Geach, Tim Garn, Rob Ivison, Jaron Kurk, Gavin Dalton, Michele Cirasuolo, Mark Casali

23. The HiZELS/UKIRT Large Survey for Bright Lyα Emitters at z ∼ 9
David Sobral, Philip Best, Jim Geach, Ian Smail, Jaron Kurk, Michele Cirasuolo, Mark Casali, Rob Ivison, Kristen Coppin, Gavin Dalton

24. Observations of Gamma-Ray Bursts at UKIRT
Nial Tanvir

Part III. UKIDSS and the Future

25. The UKIRT Infrared Deep Sky Survey (UKIDSS): Origins and Highlights
Andy Lawrence

26. A Billion Stars: The Near-IR View of the Galaxy with the UKIDSS Galactic Plane Survey
P. W. Lucas, D. Samuel, A. Adamson, R. Bandyopadhyay, C. Davis, J. Drew, D. Froebrich, M. Gallaway, A. Gosling, R. Grijs, M. G. Hoare, A. Longmore, T. Maccarone, V. McBride, A. Schroeder, M. Smith, J. Stead, M. A. Thompson

27. The UKIDSS Galactic Clusters Survey
Sarah Casewell, Nigel Hambly

28. The UKIDSS Deep eXtra-Galactic Survey
A. M. Swinbank

29. UKIDSS UDS Progress and Science Highlights
W. G. Hartley, O. Almaini, S. Foucaud

30. Exploring Massive Galaxy Evolution with the UKIDSS Ultra-Deep Survey
R. J. McLure, M. Cirasuolo, J. S. Dunlop, O. Almaini, S. Foucaud

31. The UKIRT Planet Finder
Hugh R. A. Jones, John Barnes, Ian Bryson, Andy Adamson, David Henry, David Montgomery, Derek Ives, Ian Egan, David Lunney, Phil Rees, John Rayner, Larry Ramsey, Bill Vacca, Chris Tinney, Mike Liu

Keywords: Physics, Astronomy, Observations and Techniques, Astrophysics and Astroparticles, Cosmology

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Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2013
Language
en
Edition
2013
Series
Astrophysics and Space Science Proceedings
Category
Natural Sciences
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9789400774322

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