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First results of the Starfire Optical Range 3.5-m telescope adaptive optics system: point spread functions and tracking performance
Author(s): David J. Lee; Brent L. Ellerbroek; Julian C. Christou
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Paper Abstract

The Starfire Optical Range (SOR) division of the Air Force Research Laboratory operates a 3.5m aperture telescope system near Albuquerque, New Mexico. The SOR conducts advanced research into adaptive optics and the imaging of space objects. September of 1997 saw the 'first light' for a 941 actuator adaptive optics system for this 3.5m telescope.

Paper Details

Date Published: 11 September 1998
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 3353, Adaptive Optical System Technologies, (11 September 1998); doi: 10.1117/12.321730
Show Author Affiliations
David J. Lee, Air Force Research Lab. (United States)
Brent L. Ellerbroek, Air Force Research Lab. (United States)
Julian C. Christou, Air Force Research Lab. (United States)

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

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