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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

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

Board

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

Management

Mickaël Frotin
Mickaël Frotin
Deputy Project Manager
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Sandrine Zanchetta
Sandrine Zanchetta
Project Office Coordinator
Fatima Defrondat
Fatima Defrondat
Quality Assurance Engineer
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Science

Chris Evans
Chris Evans
Project Scientist
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Gavin Dalton
Gavin Dalton
Instrument Scientist
Rubén Janssen
Rubén Janssen
UK ATC Instrument Scientist
Mathieu Puech
Mathieu Puech
Co-Project Scientist
Simulations (Science)
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Engineering

Fanny Chemla
Fanny Chemla
System Engineer
Optics
Ramon Navarro
Ramon Navarro
VIS Spectrograph
(SPES-VIS)
Yanbin Yang
Yanbin Yang
DRS
Bruno Castilho
Bruno Castilho
Light Transport
to Spectrograph (SOST)
Annemieke Janssen
Annemieke Janssen
VIS-SPES
(VIS Spectrograph)
Phil Parr Burman
Phil Parr Burman
NIR Spectrograph
(SPES-NIR)
(ICOS)
Kevin Middleton
Kevin Middleton
Positioning system (POS)
Kacem El Hadi
Kacem El Hadi
AIT
Andreas Kelz
Andreas Kelz
Light Transport
to Spectrograph (SOST)
Ian Lewis
Ian Lewis
Positioning System (POS)
Marc Dubbeldam
Marc Dubbeldam
System Engineer
Mechanics
Sylvestre Taburet
Sylvestre Taburet
IT/Web Infrastructure
Tim Morris
Tim Morris
System Engineer,
Adaptative Optics
David Le Mignant
David Le Mignant
System Engineer,
LAM, Marseille
Gérard Rousset
Gérard Rousset
Adaptative Optics Expertise
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