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Engineering aspects of the environmental factors affecting the VLTI performance
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Paper Abstract

The stringent and specific requirements associated with visible aperture synthesis projects call for a sound engineering effort in the design and development phase to assess the instrumental performance. An important area of effort concerns the influence of the natural or man-made environmental factors on the global performance of the interferometer. This paper discusses the major environmental factors affecting the Very Large Telescope Interferometer (VLTI) and presents the results of a number of studies aimed at evaluating the effects of such environmental factors.

Paper Details

Date Published: 9 June 1994
PDF: 15 pages
Proc. SPIE 2200, Amplitude and Intensity Spatial Interferometry II, (9 June 1994); doi: 10.1117/12.177238
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Bertrand Koehler, European Southern Observatory (Germany)
Oskar von der Luehe, European Southern Observatory (Germany)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2200:
Amplitude and Intensity Spatial Interferometry II
James B. Breckinridge, Editor(s)

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