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Description of the Chicago Adaptive Optics System (ChAOS)
Author(s): Edward J. Kibblewhite; Walter J. Wild; Barbara Carter; Mark Richard Chun; Fang Shi; Michael F. Smutko; Vijuna Scor
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Paper Abstract

This paper describes some of the history and the current design of the Chicago Adaptive Optics System (ChAOS). ChAOS is a facility AO system using a sodium layer laser beacon which is due to be permanently mounted on a 3.5 meter ARC telescope located at Apache Point New Mexico. First light is expected in 1995.

Paper Details

Date Published: 31 May 1994
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 2201, Adaptive Optics in Astronomy, (31 May 1994); doi: 10.1117/12.176079
Show Author Affiliations
Edward J. Kibblewhite, Univ. of Chicago (United States)
Walter J. Wild, Univ. of Chicago (United States)
Barbara Carter, Univ. of Chicago (United States)
Mark Richard Chun, Univ. of Chicago (United States)
Fang Shi, Univ. of Chicago (United States)
Michael F. Smutko, Univ. of Chicago (United States)
Vijuna Scor, Univ. of Chicago (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2201:
Adaptive Optics in Astronomy
Mark A. Ealey; Fritz Merkle, Editor(s)

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