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Generalized atmospheric dispersion correctors for Thirty Meter Telescope
Author(s): Brian M. Sutin
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Paper Abstract

The Thirty Meter Telescope (TMT) is unbaffled and has stability requirements tighter than the previous generation of 10- m class telescopes, leading to tougher requirements on atmospheric dispersion correctors (ADCs). Since instruments are internally baffled, ADCs may no longer shift the position of the telescope exit pupil. Designs that control pupil position are explored.

Paper Details

Date Published: 9 August 2016
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 9908, Ground-based and Airborne Instrumentation for Astronomy VI, 9908A7 (9 August 2016); doi: 10.1117/12.2233690
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Brian M. Sutin, TMT Observatory Corp. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 9908:
Ground-based and Airborne Instrumentation for Astronomy VI
Christopher J. Evans; Luc Simard; Hideki Takami, Editor(s)

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