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Mitigation of spot elongation effects
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Paper Abstract

It is possible to reduce significantly spot elongation in adaptive optics systems, if the laser creating the artificial beacon is broken up into many weak independent lasers, sent from scattered locations up to the periphery of a large telescope.

Paper Details

Date Published: 7 July 2004
PDF: 4 pages
Proc. SPIE 5382, Second Backaskog Workshop on Extremely Large Telescopes, (7 July 2004); doi: 10.1117/12.566344
Show Author Affiliations
Erez N. Ribak, Technion-Israel Institute of Technology (Israel)
Roberto Ragazzoni, Osservatorio Astrofisico di Arcetri (Italy)
Max-Planck-Institut fur Astronomie (Germany)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 5382:
Second Backaskog Workshop on Extremely Large Telescopes

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