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The MOSAIC project brings together the design and analysis work done on all previous conceptual designs for a MOS for the ELT. As we saw in previous section, the MOSAIC Consortium includes world-leaders in the design, development, and construction of astronomical instrumentation, located across Europe and Brazil, and supported as high priority by their funding agencies. Partners within the MOSAIC consortium have a long and successful heritage of instrument delivery for ESO, including: FLAMES, KMOS, MUSE, SPHERE, NACO, VIMOS, and X-SHOOTER. This makes available the skills needed to develop MOSAIC whatever the area: Adaptive Optics, Fibres, Spectrograph, Interfaces with the telescope, etc. The MOSAIC instrument concept is now under development and will provide a versatile, facility-class instrument, capable of addressing a broad range of key science topics enabled by the size and adaptive optics of the ELT. Following Figure 3-1 illustrates the skills of the consortium especially with respect to Spectrographs and Adaptive Optics:

 

 

Steering Committee

José Alfonso
José Alfonso
IA, Lisbon Univ., Portugal
Goran Ostlin
Goran Ostlin
Stockholm Univ., Sweden
Susan Kassin
Susan Kassin
STScI, USA
Simon Morris
Simon Morris
Durham Univ., U.K
Alexis Finogenov
Alexis Finogenov
Helsinki Univ., Finland
Daniel Schaerer
Daniel Schaerer
University of Geneva, Switzerland
Beatriz Barbuy
Beatriz Barbuy
IAG, Sao Paulo, Brazil
Laura Pentericci
Laura Pentericci
INAF-Osservatorio Astronomico di Roma, Italy
Bodo Ziegler
Bodo Ziegler
Vienna Univ., Austria
Lex Kaper
Lex Kaper
Amsterdam Univ.,
Netherlands
Matthias Steinmetz
Matthias Steinmetz
AIP, Potsdam, Germany
Jesus Gallego
Jesus Gallego
Madrid, Computense Univ., Spain

Board

Lex Kaper
Lex Kaper
Co-P.I.
François Hammer
François Hammer
Principal Investigator
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Jean-Gabriel Cuby
Jean-Gabriel Cuby
Co-P.I.
Simon Morris
Simon Morris
Co-P.I.
Matthias Steinmetz
Matthias Steinmetz
Co-P.I.

Management

Sandrine Zanchetta
Sandrine Zanchetta
Project Office Coordinator
Myriam Rodrigues
Myriam Rodrigues
Deputy Project Manager
System Engineer
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Fatima Defrondat
Fatima Defrondat
Quality Assurance Engineer
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Science

Mathieu Puech
Mathieu Puech
Project Scientist
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Gavin Dalton
Gavin Dalton
Instrument Scientist
Chris Evans
Chris Evans
Project Scientist
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Rubén Janssen
Rubén Janssen
Project Scientist

Engineering

Ian Lewis
Ian Lewis
Positioning System (POS)
Andreas Kelz
Andreas Kelz
Light Transport
to Spectrograph (SOST)
Kacem El Hadi
Kacem El Hadi
AIT
Ramon Navarro
Ramon Navarro
VIS Spectrograph
(SPES-VIS)
Annemieke Janssen
Annemieke Janssen
VIS-SPES
(VIS Spectrograph)
Fanny Chemla
Fanny Chemla
System Engineer
Optics
Tim Morris
Tim Morris
System Engineer,
Adaptative Optics
Gérard Rousset
Gérard Rousset
Adaptative Optics Expertise
Bruno Castilho
Bruno Castilho
Light Transport
to Spectrograph (SOST)
Yanbin Yang
Yanbin Yang
DRS
Sylvestre Taburet
Sylvestre Taburet
IT/Web Infrastructure
Marc Dubbeldam
Marc Dubbeldam
System Engineer
Mechanics
Marie Larrieu
Marie Larrieu
Electronics & ICS (EICS)

Who are we? Infos on the MOSAIC consortium.

CONSORTIUM

Scientific goals and milestones: why MOSAIC?

SCIENCE

How do we get there? All the technology behind MOSAIC.

INSTRUMENT

What performance can we expect from MOSAIC?

PERFORMANCE

How will MOSAIC fit in the instrumental landscape?

SYNERGY