Saunders, Will; Colless, Matthew; Saunders, Ian; Hopkins, Andrew M.; Goodwin, Michael; Heijmans, Jeroen; Brzeski, Jurek; Farrell, Tony
MANIFEST (the Many Instrument Fiber System) is a proposed fiber-positioner for the GMT, capable of feeding other instruments as needed. It is a simple, flexible and modular design, based on the AAO's Starbugs, the University of Sydney's Hexabundles, and extensive use of standard telecommunications fiber technology. Up to 2000 individually deployable fiber units are envisaged, with a wide variety of aperture types (single-aperture, image-slicing, IFU). MANIFEST allows (a) full use of the GMT's...[Show more]
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