Palais des congrès de Montréal
Montréal, Quebec, Canada
22 - 27 June 2014
Conference 9145
Ground-based and Airborne Telescopes V
Sunday - Friday 22 - 27 June 2014
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9 December 2013

Author Notification:
21 February 2014

Manuscript Due Date:
26 May 2014

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Larry M. Stepp

Roberto Gilmozzi

Helen J. Hall
Sunday 22 June Show All Abstracts
Session 1:
Project Reviews I
Sunday 22 June 2014
8:40 AM - 10:30 AM
Location: Room 517d
The Large Binocular Telescope: binocular all the time
Paper 9145-1
Time: 8:40 AM - 9:10 AM
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Ideas for future large single dish radio telescopes
Paper 9145-177
Time: 9:10 AM - 9:30 AM
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Solaris: a global network of autonomous observatories in the southern hemisphere
Paper 9145-3
Time: 9:30 AM - 9:50 AM
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PLANETS: a unique telescope project for planetary and exoplanetary sciences
Paper 9145-4
Time: 9:50 AM - 10:10 AM
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Deployment of the Hobby-Eberly Telescope wide field upgrade
Paper 9145-5
Time: 10:10 AM - 10:30 AM
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Coffee Break 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Session 2:
Project Reviews II
Sunday 22 June 2014
11:00 AM - 11:50 AM
Location: Room 517d
Overview of University of Tokyo Atacama Observatory 6.5m telescope project (Invited Paper)
Paper 9145-6
Time: 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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The Cherenkov Telescope Array single-mirror small size telescope project: status and prospects
Paper 9145-111
Time: 11:30 AM - 11:50 AM
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Lunch Break 11:50 AM - 1:20 PM
Session 3:
Upgrades to Existing Observatories
Sunday 22 June 2014
1:20 PM - 2:20 PM
Location: Room 517d
Development of a wide field spherical aberration corrector for the Hobby Eberly Telescope: design, fabrication and alignment
Paper 9145-8
Time: 1:20 PM - 1:40 PM
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Conceptual design study to determine optimal enclosure vent configuration for the Maunakea Spectroscopic Explorer (MSE)
Paper 9145-9
Time: 1:40 PM - 2:00 PM
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The RadioAstron Green Bank Earth Station
Paper 9145-10
Time: 2:00 PM - 2:20 PM
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Session 4:
Site Characterization and Testing
Sunday 22 June 2014
2:20 PM - 3:00 PM
Location: Room 517d
Assessing VLT-UT science image quality from active optics Shack-Hartmann spot patterns
Paper 9145-11
Time: 2:20 PM - 2:40 PM
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Antarctic observations at long wavelengths with the IRAIT-ITM Telescope at Dome C
Paper 9145-12
Time: 2:40 PM - 3:00 PM
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Coffee Break 3:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Session 5:
Design of Telescopes for Extreme Environments
Sunday 22 June 2014
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Location: Room 517d
Kunlun Dark Universe Survey Telescope (Invited Paper)
Paper 9145-13
Time: 3:30 PM - 4:00 PM
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The AST3 project: Antarctic Survey Telescopes for Dome A
Paper 9145-14
Time: 4:00 PM - 4:20 PM
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The Greenland Telescope (GLT): antenna status and future plans
Paper 9145-15
Time: 4:20 PM - 4:40 PM
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New results from the first exoplanet survey in the Canadian High Arctic
Paper 9145-16
Time: 4:40 PM - 5:00 PM
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Session 6:
Telescopes to Image Orbiting Objects
Sunday 22 June 2014
5:00 PM - 5:40 PM
Location: Room 517d
Ground-based astronomical instrument for planetary protection
Paper 9145-17
Time: 5:00 PM - 5:20 PM
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Space Object Tracking (SPOT) facility
Paper 9145-18
Time: 5:20 PM - 5:40 PM
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Session PLMon:
Plenary Session
Monday 23 June 2014
8:50 AM - 10:00 AM
Location: Room 517d

8:50 AM: Welcome
Luc Simard, National Research Council of Canada (Canada)
James Webb Space Telescope: the road to first science observations (Presentation Video) (Plenary Presentation)
Paper 9143-501
Time: 9:00 AM - 9:30 AM
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The Square Kilometre Array: a physics machine for the 21st Century (Presentation Video) (Plenary Presentation)
Paper 9143-502
Time: 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
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Coffee Break 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Session 7:
Cherenkov Telescopes I
Monday 23 June 2014
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: Room 517d
Status of the Cherenkov Telescope Array Project (Invited Paper)
Paper 9145-19
Time: 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
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The ASTRI SST-2M prototype for the Cherenkov Telescope Array: prototype technologies goals and strategies for the future SST
Paper 9145-20
Time: 11:00 AM - 11:20 AM
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The ASTRI SST-2M prototype for the Cherenkov Telescope Array: manufacturing of the structure and the mirrors
Paper 9145-21
Time: 11:20 AM - 11:40 AM
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The ASTRI/CTA mini-array of small size telescopes dual-mirror: a first seed for the Cherenkov telescope array
Paper 9145-22
Time: 11:40 AM - 12:00 PM
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Lunch Break 12:00 PM - 1:20 PM
Session 8:
Cherenkov Telescopes II
Monday 23 June 2014
1:20 PM - 2:00 PM
Location: Room 517d
Medium-sized telescopes for the Cherenkov Telescope Array
Paper 9145-23
Time: 1:20 PM - 1:40 PM
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The large size telescope of the Cherenkov Telescope Array
Paper 9145-24
Time: 1:40 PM - 2:00 PM
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Session 9:
Airborne Telescopes I
Monday 23 June 2014
2:00 PM - 3:10 PM
Location: Room 517d
SOFIA general investigator science program (Invited Paper)
Paper 9145-25
Time: 2:00 PM - 2:30 PM
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The Balloon-borne Large Aperture Submillimeter Telescope for Polarimetry-BLASTPol: performance and results from the 2012 Antarctic flight
Paper 9145-26
Time: 2:30 PM - 2:50 PM
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SOFIA pointing history
Paper 9145-27
Time: 2:50 PM - 3:10 PM
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Coffee Break 3:10 PM - 3:40 PM
Session 10:
Airborne Telescopes II
Monday 23 June 2014
3:40 PM - 5:00 PM
Location: Room 517d
Design and construction of a carbon fiber gondola for the SPIDER balloon-borne telescope
Paper 9145-28
Time: 3:40 PM - 4:00 PM
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Pointing control for the SPIDER balloon-borne telescope
Paper 9145-102
Time: 4:00 PM - 4:20 PM
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BLASTbus electronics: general-purpose readout and control for balloon-borne experiments
Paper 9145-30
Time: 4:20 PM - 4:40 PM
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Upgrade of the SOFIA target acquisition and tracking cameras
Paper 9145-31
Time: 4:40 PM - 5:00 PM
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Session 11:
Airborne Telescopes III
Monday 23 June 2014
5:00 PM - 5:20 PM
Location: Room 517d
Characterization of InGaAs-based cameras for astronomical applications using a new VIS-NIR-SWIR detector test bench
Paper 9145-104
Time: 5:00 PM - 5:20 PM
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Session PSMon:
Posters: Monday 9145
Monday 23 June 2014
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Location: Room 516

Authors should be prepared to display their poster at morning coffee break. Posters for this conference will be on display on Monday. The interactive poster session with authors in attendance will be Monday evening from 5:30 to 7:00 pm. Authors should remove their posters at the end of the poster session. Posters left displayed will be considered unwanted and will be discarded.

Poster presentation guidelines are available online.
Modeling and simulation of a 6-DOF parallel platform for telescope secondary mirror
Paper 9145-96
Time: 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
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LSST telescope integration and tests
Paper 9145-157
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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Tuning a 2.4-meter telescope... blindfolded
Paper 9145-158
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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Active optics operations at the Large Binocular Telescope
Paper 9145-97
Time: 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
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A laser tracker active optics system for the Large Binocular Telescope
Paper 9145-98
Time: 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
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Design and implementation of coating hardware for the Hobby-Eberly Telescope wide-field corrector
Paper 9145-160
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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Active optics control development at the LBT
Paper 9145-99
Time: 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
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Pre-construction of giant steerable science mirror cell assembly for TMT
Paper 9145-161
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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Challenges of the opto-mechanical conceptual design of a small far-IR balloon experiment
Paper 9145-100
Time: 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
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SPEED: the segmented pupil experiment for exoplanet detection
Paper 9145-162
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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Attitude determination for balloon-borne experiments
Paper 9145-101
Time: 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
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The integrated motion measurement simulation for SOFIA
Paper 9145-164
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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Environmental testing for new SOFIA flight hardware
Paper 9145-103
Time: 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
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BRRISON IR Camera (BIRC)
Paper 9145-105
Time: 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
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Measuring transmission and forces from observatory equipment vibration
Paper 9145-166
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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A prototype for the real-time analysis of the Cherenkov Telescope Array
Paper 9145-107
Time: 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
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Accelerometer-based position reconstruction for the feedforward compensation of fast telescope vibrations in the E-ELT/MICADO
Paper 9145-167
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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SST-GATE telescope: an innovative dual-mirror prototype for the Cherenkov Telescope Array
Paper 9145-108
Time: 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
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ALMA band 10 (787-950 GHz) first astronomical fringes
Paper 9145-168
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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SST dual-mirror telescopes for the Cherenkov Telescope Array
Paper 9145-109
Time: 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
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A holography receiver for the Atacama Large millimeter/submillimeter array antenna and the measured surface deformation
Paper 9145-169
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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ALMA fast switching phase calibration on long baselines
Paper 9145-170
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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Performance of the small size telescope sub-array of the Cherenkov Telescope Array observatory
Paper 9145-110
Time: 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
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GMT enclosure structure and mechanism design
Paper 9145-171
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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Status of the photomultiplier-based FlashCam camera for the Cherenkov Telescope Array
Paper 9145-112
Time: 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
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Development of extensive air showers at two different levels of measurement
Paper 9145-113
Time: 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
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Building information modeling (BIM) approach to the GMT Project
Paper 9145-172
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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Design of mirror coating facility for The University of Tokyo Atacama Observatory 6.5m telescope
Paper 9145-173
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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Schwarzschild-Couder Telescope for The Cherenkov Telescope Array
Paper 9145-114
Time: 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
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Baseline design and requirements for the LSST rotating enclosure (dome)
Paper 9145-174
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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Thermal design and performance of the balloon-borne large aperture submillimeter telescope for polarimetry BLASTPol
Paper 9145-116
Time: 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
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Design of enclosure and support facilities for the University of Tokyo Atacama Observatory 6.5-m Telescope
Paper 9145-175
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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Development of a 30-cm submillimeter-wave telescope for the operation at Dome Fuji in Antarctica
Paper 9145-117
Time: 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
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Latest results of the Antarctica search for transit exo-planets program
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Paper 9145-118
Time: 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
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SKA mid-frequency aperture array thermal analysis for South Africa
Paper 9145-176
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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The mechanical design and study of the second Antarctic Survey Telescope
Paper 9145-209
Time: 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
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Wide field corrector for the KMTNet telescope
Paper 9145-119
Time: 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
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The SRT inclinometer for monitoring the rail and the thermal gradient effects on the alidade structure
Paper 9145-178
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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Sardinia aperture array demonstrator
Paper 9145-179
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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Stress polishing demonstrator for ELT M1 segments and industrialization
Paper 9145-120
Time: 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
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The INdoor turbulENce SEnsor (INTENSE) instrument
Paper 9145-121
Time: 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
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QUIJOTE-CMB experiment: a technical overview
Paper 9145-180
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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A PSD (position sensing device) to map the shift and tilt of the SRT secondary mirror
Paper 9145-181
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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Approaches to the interferometric test of large flat mirrors: the case of the adaptive M4 for E-ELT
Paper 9145-123
Time: 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
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Design and development status of the University of Tokyo Atacama Observatory 6.5m telescope
Paper 9145-124
Time: 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
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Calibrating CHIME: a new radio interferometer to probe dark energy
Paper 9145-182
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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Latest progress of LAMOST primary co-phasing experiment in NIAOT, China
Paper 9145-184
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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Progress on the New York State Observatory: a new 12-meter astronomical telescope
Paper 9145-125
Time: 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
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SALT segmented primary mirror: inductive edge sensors
Paper 9145-186
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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Astroclimate at Jbel Aklim site in Moroccan anti-atlas: 2008-2010 seeing and isoplanatic angle statistics from the E-ELT site testing data
Paper 9145-126
Time: 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
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Research progress of co-phasing inductance edge sensor for Chinese extremely large telescope
Paper 9145-187
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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E-ELT seeing and isoplanatic angle: comparison of Aklim site and El Roque de Los Muchachos Observatory
Paper 9145-127
Time: 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
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A new generalized differential image motion monitor
Paper 9145-128
Time: 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
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Monitoring atmospheric turbulence profiles with high vertical resolution using PML/PBL instrument
Paper 9145-129
Time: 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
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On solar radius measurements with PICARD
Paper 9145-189
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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Phase characteristics of the ALMA 3-km baseline data
Paper 9145-130
Time: 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
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Active control of the Chinese Giant Solar Telescope
Paper 9145-191
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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Optical turbulence profiling with SloDAR in the Canadian High Arctic
Paper 9145-131
Time: 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
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SLODAR instrument for characterizing an Arctic site: overview of the experimental method, design, and performance
Paper 9145-132
Time: 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
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An innovative telescope control system architecture for SST-GATE telescopes at the CTA Observatory
Paper 9145-192
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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TCS software for the SONG telescope
Paper 9145-193
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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Calibration systems for LSST
Paper 9145-133
Time: 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
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Reliability-centered maintenance for ground-based large optical telescopes and radio antenna arrays
Paper 9145-135
Time: 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
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A new telescope control system for the Telescopio Nazionale Galileo: I – derotators
Paper 9145-194
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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Wavefront coding applied to a two-mirror telescope
Paper 9145-136
Time: 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
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System identification and interval analysis of the Green Bank Telescope structure and servo system
Paper 9145-195
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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Design of 1.2-m astronomical telescope for space-to-ground quantum communication
Paper 9145-137
Time: 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
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An iterative model-based cogging compensator for the Green Bank Telescope servo system
Paper 9145-196
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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Three wide-field telescopes with spherical primary mirrors
Paper 9145-138
Time: 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
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Method for overcoming clock drifts between VxWorks command server and PMAC servo controller in a telescope control system (TCS)
Paper 9145-197
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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Simultaneous ultra-high contrast imaging and determination of time-dependent, non-common path aberrations in the presence of detector noise
Paper 9145-139
Time: 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
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Keck telescope mount control redesign to improve short move performance
Paper 9145-198
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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Seismic analysis of the 4-meter telescope SST-GATE for the Cherenkov Telescope Array
Paper 9145-200
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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Integration and commissioning of the China SONG Telescope Tracking System
Paper 9145-140
Time: 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
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Two-motor direct drive control for elevation axis of telescope
Paper 9145-201
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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Fly's Eye camera system: optical imaging using a hexapod platform
Paper 9145-141
Time: 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
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Simple modeling of hydrostatic bearings
Paper 9145-202
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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Observational performance of the KMTNet
Paper 9145-142
Time: 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
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Design and analysis of composite dish and support structure for the DVA-1 radio telescope
Paper 9145-203
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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Development of a wide field telescope
Paper 9145-143
Time: 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
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Design of the HETDEX VIRUS support structure for the Hobby-Eberly telescope
(Canceled)
Paper 9145-204
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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The PANOPTES project: discovering exoplanets with low-cost digital cameras
Paper 9145-145
Time: 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
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Dome shutter failure causes longest shutdown (67-nights) ever recorded by CFHT Observatory
Paper 9145-146
Time: 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
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Design of the planets telescope structure
Paper 9145-205
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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The Giant Magellan telescope (GMT): Gregorian instrument rotator bearing
Paper 9145-206
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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Design development of a deployable tertiary mirror for Keck
Paper 9145-147
Time: 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
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Planning the installation of the dark energy spectroscopic instrument on the Mayall Telescope
Paper 9145-148
Time: 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
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High precision bearing systems: different solutions for increasingly accurate telescopes and radiotelescopes
Paper 9145-207
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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Structural analysis and modifications to the V. M. Blanco telescope for dark energy camera (DECam) installation
Paper 9145-208
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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A laser guide star system for LAMOST
Paper 9145-149
Time: 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
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Upgradation progress of 13.7m millimeter radio telescope reflector surface maintenance test
Paper 9145-150
Time: 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
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An active surface experiment for the Delingha 13.7-m millimeter radio telescope
Paper 9145-151
Time: 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
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Save our secondary: recovering a broken 1.3-m mirror
Paper 9145-152
Time: 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
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The Mercator telescope: relevance, status, and future
Paper 9145-153
Time: 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
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Concept and implementation of a virtual image slicer at the VLT
Paper 9145-154
Time: 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
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The guide focus and alignment (GFA) system for the dark energy spectroscopic instrument (DESI)
Paper 9145-155
Time: 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
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Laboratory performance testing, installation, and commissioning of the wide field upgrade tracker for the Hobby-Eberly Telescope
Paper 9145-156
Time: 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
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Turkey's next big science project: DAG the 4 meter telescope
Paper 9145-210
Time: 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
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Design of a new type telescope which can measure three dimension positions of space debris
Paper 9145-211
Time: 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
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Challenges in operating an Arctic telescope
Paper 9145-212
Time: 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
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Session PLTue:
Plenary Session
Tuesday 24 June 2014
8:50 AM - 10:00 AM
Location: Room 517d

8:50 AM - SPIE Fellows Awards presented by H. Philip Stahl, President of SPIE
The following individuals will be recognized for their contributions to SPIE and the scientific community.

Mark Clampin, NASA Goddard Space Flight Ctr. (United States)
Gary Matthews, Exelis Inc. (United States)
Larry Stepp, Thirty Meter Telescope Observatory Corp. (United States)

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Gaia: scientific in-orbit performance (Presentation Video) (Plenary Presentation)
Paper 9143-503
Time: 9:00 AM - 9:30 AM
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ALMA update (Presentation Video) (Plenary Presentation)
Paper 9143-504
Time: 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
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Coffee Break 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Session 12:
Telescopes and Arrays for Surveys, Time-domain and Transient Observations I
Tuesday 24 June 2014
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: Room 517d
The Pan-STARRS Project in 2014 (Invited Paper)
Paper 9145-33
Time: 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
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The Evryscope: the first full-sky gigapixel-scale telescope
Paper 9145-144
Time: 11:00 AM - 11:20 AM
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Introduction of Chinese SONG telescope
Paper 9145-35
Time: 11:20 AM - 11:40 AM
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Liverpool Telescope 2: a new robotic facility for time domain astronomy in 2020+
Paper 9145-36
Time: 11:40 AM - 12:00 PM
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Lunch Break 12:00 PM - 1:20 PM
Session 13:
Telescopes and Arrays for Surveys, Time-domain and Transient Observations II
Tuesday 24 June 2014
1:20 PM - 3:10 PM
Location: Room 517d
Large Synoptic Survey telescope construction readiness (Invited Paper)
Paper 9145-37
Time: 1:20 PM - 1:50 PM
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Status of the Transneptunian Automated Occultation Survey (TAOS II)
Paper 9145-38
Time: 1:50 PM - 2:10 PM
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MASCARA: the multi-site all-sky CAameRA: concept and first results
Paper 9145-39
Time: 2:10 PM - 2:30 PM
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Current status and future plans for the Maunakea Spectroscopic Explorer (MSE)
Paper 9145-40
Time: 2:30 PM - 2:50 PM
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Wavefront sensing and the active optics system of the dark energy camera
Paper 9145-41
Time: 2:50 PM - 3:10 PM
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Coffee Break 3:10 PM - 3:40 PM
Session 14:
Telescopes and Arrays for Surveys, Time-domain and Transient Observations III
Tuesday 24 June 2014
3:40 PM - 5:10 PM
Location: Room 517d
Spectroscopic survey of LAMOST (Invited Paper)
Paper 9145-42
Time: 3:40 PM - 4:10 PM
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Baseline design of the LSST telescope mount assembly
Paper 9145-43
Time: 4:10 PM - 4:30 PM
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The Maunakea Spectroscopic Explorer: the science driven design rationale
Paper 9145-44
Time: 4:30 PM - 4:50 PM
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LSST Telescope and site status
Paper 9145-45
Time: 4:50 PM - 5:10 PM
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Session 15:
Telescope Performance Measurement
Tuesday 24 June 2014
5:10 PM - 5:30 PM
Location: Room 517d
Real-time estimation of differential piston at the LBT
Paper 9145-165
Time: 5:10 PM - 5:30 PM
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Session PLWed:
Wednesday Plenary Session
Wednesday 25 June 2014
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Location: Room 517d
Highlights from the Multi Unit Spectroscopic Explorer (MUSE): a 2nd generation VLT instrument for the VLT (Presentation Video) (Plenary Presentation)
Paper 9147-506
Time: 9:00 AM - 9:30 AM
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Canadian Space Astronomy: past, present and future (Presentation Video) (Plenary Presentation)
Paper 9143-505
Time: 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
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Coffee Break 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Session 16:
Extremely Large Telescopes I
Wednesday 25 June 2014
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: Room 517d
Overview and status of the Giant Magellan Telescope project (Invited Paper)
Paper 9145-47
Time: 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
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Thirty Meter telescope project update (Invited Paper)
Paper 9145-48
Time: 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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European Extremely Large Telescope: progress report (Invited Paper)
Paper 9145-49
Time: 11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
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Lunch/Exhibition Break 12:00 PM - 1:20 PM
Session 17:
Extremely Large Telescopes II
Wednesday 25 June 2014
1:20 PM - 2:00 PM
Location: Room 517d
Design of the Giant Magellan Telescope
Paper 9145-50
Time: 1:20 PM - 1:40 PM
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Looking beyond 30m-class telescopes: the Colossus project
Paper 9145-51
Time: 1:40 PM - 2:00 PM
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Session 18:
Enabling Technologies for Extremely Large Telescopes I
Wednesday 25 June 2014
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Location: Room 517d
GMT primary mirror support
Paper 9145-52
Time: 2:00 PM - 2:20 PM
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The secondary mirror concept for the European Extremely Large Telescope
Paper 9145-53
Time: 2:20 PM - 2:40 PM
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High volume production trial of mirror segments for the Thirty Meter Telescope
Paper 9145-54
Time: 2:40 PM - 3:00 PM
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Coffee Break 3:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Session 19:
Enabling Technologies for Extremely Large Telescopes II
Wednesday 25 June 2014
3:30 PM - 5:10 PM
Location: Room 517d
Improved E-ELT subsystem and component specifications, thanks to M1 test facility
Paper 9145-55
Time: 3:30 PM - 3:50 PM
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New strategies for an extremely large telescope dedicated to extremely high contrast: the Colossus project
Paper 9145-56
Time: 3:50 PM - 4:10 PM
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Development of GMT fast steering secondary mirror assembly
Paper 9145-57
Time: 4:10 PM - 4:30 PM
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TMT primary mirror shape control system: status and risk reduction
Paper 9145-58
Time: 4:30 PM - 4:50 PM
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Status of E-ELT M5 scale-one demonstrator
Paper 9145-59
Time: 4:50 PM - 5:10 PM
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Session 20:
Telescope Controls
Wednesday 25 June 2014
5:10 PM - 5:30 PM
Location: Room 517d
CCAT mount control using de-convolution for fast scans
Paper 9145-60
Time: 5:10 PM - 5:30 PM
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Session PSWed:
Posters: Wednesday
Wednesday 25 June 2014
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location: Room 516

Authors should be prepared to display their poster at morning coffee break. Posters for this conference will be on display on Wednesday. The interactive poster session with authors in attendance will be Wednesday evening from 6:00 to 8:00 pm. Authors should remove their posters at the end of the poster session. Posters left displayed will be considered unwanted and will be discarded.

Poster presentation guidelines are available online.
Thursday 26 June Show All Abstracts
Session PLThu:
Plenary Session
Thursday 26 June 2014
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Location: Room 517d
Hyper suprime-cam for weak gravitational lensing survey (Presentation Video) (Plenary Presentation)
Paper 9143-507
Time: 9:00 AM - 9:30 AM
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Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) (Plenary Presentation)
Paper 9143-508
Time: 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
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Coffee Break 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Session 21:
Segmented Mirror Alignment, Phasing and Wavefront Control
Thursday 26 June 2014
10:30 AM - 12:10 PM
Location: Room 517d
On-sky measurement accuracy of Keck telescope segment surface errors
Paper 9145-61
Time: 10:30 AM - 10:50 AM
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Inductive sensors based on embedded coil technology for nanometric inter-segment position sensing of the E-ELT
Paper 9145-62
Time: 10:50 AM - 11:10 AM
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High performance control of mirror segment actuators for the European Extremely Large Telescope
Paper 9145-188
Time: 11:10 AM - 11:30 AM
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The Giant Magellan Telescope active optics system
Paper 9145-64
Time: 11:30 AM - 11:50 AM
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Fast optical re-phasing of segmented primary mirrors
Paper 9145-65
Time: 11:50 AM - 12:10 PM
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Lunch/Exhibition Break 12:10 PM - 1:30 PM
Session 22:
Millimeter Wavelength Telescopes and Arrays I
Thursday 26 June 2014
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Location: Room 517d
Atacama large millimeter/submillimeter array: progress, status, and development (Invited Paper)
Paper 9145-66
Time: 1:30 PM - 2:00 PM
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The Large Millimeter Telescope Alfonso Serrano: project status and early-science observations
Paper 9145-68
Time: 2:00 PM - 2:20 PM
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Design of the optical system for ALMA band 1
Paper 9145-67
Time: 2:20 PM - 2:40 PM
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ALMA: the completion of the 25 Europeans antennas: focus on main performances, problems found during erection and lessons learned
Paper 9145-69
Time: 2:40 PM - 3:00 PM
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Coffee Break 3:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Session 23:
Millimeter Wavelength Telescopes and Arrays II
Thursday 26 June 2014
3:30 PM - 4:10 PM
Location: Room 517d
Development of high-accuracy pointing verification for ALMA antenna
Paper 9145-70
Time: 3:30 PM - 3:50 PM
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What are scientifically valuable developments for ALMA enhancement?
Paper 9145-71
Time: 3:50 PM - 4:10 PM
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Session 24:
Radio Telescopes and Arrays
Thursday 26 June 2014
4:10 PM - 5:40 PM
Location: Room 517d
SKA project update: the start of the pre-construction phase (Invited Paper)
Paper 9145-72
Time: 4:10 PM - 4:40 PM
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Canadian Hydrogen Intensity Mapping Experiment (CHIME) pathfinder
Paper 9145-73
Time: 4:40 PM - 5:00 PM
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Using feed array networks to control distortions in antenna reflector for astrophysical radio-astronomy
Paper 9145-74
Time: 5:00 PM - 5:20 PM
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A 200-GHz telescope unit for the QUIJOTE CMB Experiment
Paper 9145-75
Time: 5:20 PM - 5:40 PM
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Session 25:
Solar Telescopes I
Friday 27 June 2014
8:30 AM - 10:20 AM
Location: Room 517d
Construction status of the Daniel K. Inouye Solar Telescope (Invited Paper)
Paper 9145-76
Time: 8:30 AM - 9:00 AM
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The progress of Chinese Giant Solar Telescope
Paper 9145-77
Time: 9:00 AM - 9:20 AM
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DKIST enclosure fabrication factory assembly and testing
Paper 9145-78
Time: 9:20 AM - 9:40 AM
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The 1.6-meter new solar telescope: What's next?
Paper 9145-79
Time: 9:40 AM - 10:00 AM
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1.8-M solar telescope in China: the CLST
Paper 9145-80
Time: 10:00 AM - 10:20 AM
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Coffee Break 10:20 AM - 10:50 AM
Session 26:
Solar Telescopes II
Friday 27 June 2014
10:50 AM - 11:10 AM
Location: Room 517d
Performance verification of the DKIST Mount and Coudé Laboratory
Paper 9145-81
Time: 10:50 AM - 11:10 AM
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Session 27:
AIV, Commissioning and Early Operations
Friday 27 June 2014
11:10 AM - 12:30 PM
Location: Room 517d
The automated planet finder at Lick Observatory
Paper 9145-85
Time: 11:10 AM - 11:30 AM
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Status and performance of the Discovery Channel Telescope from commissioning into early science operations
Paper 9145-82
Time: 11:30 AM - 11:50 AM
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Commissioning and science verification of the 2m-Fraunhofer Wendelstein Telescope
Paper 9145-83
Time: 11:50 AM - 12:10 PM
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OAJ 2.6-m survey telescope: assembly, integration, and testing
Paper 9145-84
Time: 12:10 PM - 12:30 PM
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Lunch Break 12:30 PM - 1:40 PM
Session 28:
Telescope Structures, Bearings and Drives
Friday 27 June 2014
1:40 PM - 3:00 PM
Location: Room 517d
Preliminary design study of the TMT Telescope structure system: overview
Paper 9145-86
Time: 1:40 PM - 2:00 PM
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Wheel drives for large telescopes: save the cost and keep the performance over hydrostatic bearings
Paper 9145-88
Time: 2:00 PM - 2:20 PM
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New finite element models and seismic analyses of the telescopes at W.M. Keck Observatory
Paper 9145-87
Time: 2:20 PM - 2:40 PM
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Finite element analyses of CCAT preliminary design
Paper 9145-89
Time: 2:40 PM - 3:00 PM
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Coffee Break 3:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Session 29:
Observatory Facilities and Enclosures
Friday 27 June 2014
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Location: Room 517d
Approach to the E-ELT dome and main structure challenges
Paper 9145-90
Time: 3:30 PM - 3:50 PM
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GMT site: facilities and enclosure design overview
Paper 9145-91
Time: 3:50 PM - 4:10 PM
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The Observatorio Astrofísico de Javalambre: engineering of observatory facilities and physical infrastructure, goals, and current status
Paper 9145-92
Time: 4:10 PM - 4:30 PM
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Session 30:
Measurement and Control of Telescope Vibration
Friday 27 June 2014
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Location: Room 517d
VLTI-UT vibrations effort and performances
Paper 9145-93
Time: 4:30 PM - 4:50 PM
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Implementation of an active vibration damping system for the SOFIA telescope assembly
Paper 9145-94
Time: 4:50 PM - 5:10 PM
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Equipment vibration budget for the TMT
Paper 9145-95
Time: 5:10 PM - 5:30 PM
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