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Progress on the WHT natural guide star AO system (NAOMI)
Author(s): Andrew J. Longmore; Martyn Wells; Mel Strachan; Colin Dixon; Tully Peacocke; Richard M. Myers; Ronald A. Humphreys; A. Bruce Gentles; Susan P. Worswick; Andrew J. Weise
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Paper Abstract

A conceptual design for the WHT Natural Guide Star Adaptive Optics system, now called NAOMI (Nasmyth Adaptive Optics for Multi-purpose Instrumentation) was presented at the 1995 SPIE meeting1. Although the general principle of using off-axis paraboloidal mirrors (OAP) as a collimator- camera combination, with a deformable mirror located between them in the collimated beam, remains the same many features of the design have been improved.

Paper Details

Date Published: 17 October 1997
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 3126, Adaptive Optics and Applications, (17 October 1997); doi: 10.1117/12.279042
Show Author Affiliations
Andrew J. Longmore, Royal Observatory Edinburgh (United Kingdom)
Martyn Wells, Royal Observatory Edinburgh (United Kingdom)
Mel Strachan, Royal Observatory Edinburgh (United Kingdom)
Colin Dixon, Royal Observatory Edinburgh (United Kingdom)
Tully Peacocke, Royal Observatory Edinburgh (United Kingdom)
Richard M. Myers, Univ. of Durham (United Kingdom)
Ronald A. Humphreys, Univ. of Durham (United Kingdom)
A. Bruce Gentles, Royal Greenwich Observatory (United Kingdom)
Susan P. Worswick, Royal Greenwich Observatory (United Kingdom)
Andrew J. Weise, Royal Greenwich Observatory (United Kingdom)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3126:
Adaptive Optics and Applications
Robert K. Tyson; Robert Q. Fugate, Editor(s)

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