SOXS mounted at the NTT flange (left) and the overall structure (right).


Overall optical design of the UV-VIS arm

90% Enslitted Energy (left) and resolution power (right) of the SOXS UV_VIS arm

Spectral format of the four sub-camera spectrum (left) and the overall efficiency of the UV-VIS arm (right).

We will adopt an e2V CCD44-82 2kx4k (green curve)


NIR arm design

Order characteristics (left) and their fit within the NIR array (right).

90% enslitted energy (left) and resolution as a function of wavelength for the NIR arm.

Overall efficiency of the NIR arm

We will adopt the Teledyne HAWAII 2RG 2Kx2K with cut-off at 2.5 μm and substrate removal 


Italy ~ 49% (Common Path, NIR-arm, cryogenics, integration, management, etc.) 

Israel ~24% (UV-VIS arm optics and mechanics)

UK ~8% (VIS-CCD, reduction pipeline)

Finland ~7% (Calibration Unit)

Chile ~6% (Acquisition camera)

Tel Aviv University (4%, funds)

DAWN & Aarhus University (2%, funds)