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Astronomical constraints for the design of the VLT-NAOS adaptive optics system
Author(s): Anne-Marie Lagrange; David Mouillet; Jean-Luc Beuzit; Thierry Forveille; Francois Menard; Daniel Rouan; Patrick Petitjean; Francois J. Rigaut; Pierre Drossart; Jean-Marc Conan; Francois Lacombe; Norbert N. Hubin; Gerard Rousset
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Paper Abstract

The design of adaptive optics system requires astrophysically driven requirements and specifications. We present here the study performed to help specifying and designing the ESO Nasmyth Adaptive Optics System of the VLT.

Paper Details

Date Published: 11 September 1998
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 3353, Adaptive Optical System Technologies, (11 September 1998); doi: 10.1117/12.321716
Show Author Affiliations
Anne-Marie Lagrange, Observatoire de Grenoble (France)
David Mouillet, Observatoire de Grenoble (France)
Jean-Luc Beuzit, Canada-France-Hawaii Telescope Corp. (France)
Thierry Forveille, Observatoire de Grenoble (United States)
Francois Menard, Observatoire de Grenoble (France)
Daniel Rouan, Observatoire de Paris-Meudon (France)
Patrick Petitjean, Institut d'Astrophysique de Paris (France)
Francois J. Rigaut, European Southern Observatory (United States)
Pierre Drossart, Observatoire de Paris-Meudon (France)
Jean-Marc Conan, ONERA (France)
Francois Lacombe, Observatoire de Paris-Meudon (France)
Norbert N. Hubin, European Southern Observatory (Germany)
Gerard Rousset, ONERA (France)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3353:
Adaptive Optical System Technologies
Domenico Bonaccini; Robert K. Tyson, Editor(s)

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