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Conceptual design of an extreme AO dedicated to extra-solar planet detection by the VLT-Planet Finder instrument
Author(s): T. Fusco; G. Rousset; J.-L. Beuzit; D. Mouillet; K. Dohlen; R. Conan; C. Petit; G. Montagnier
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Paper Abstract

In the frame of the VLT Planet-Finder project, the phase A system study has demonstrated the feasibility of an extreme adaptive optics system aimed at the direct detection of extrasolar giant planets. The main results of this study are presented in this paper.

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Date Published: 25 August 2005
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 5903, Astronomical Adaptive Optics Systems and Applications II, 59030K (25 August 2005); doi: 10.1117/12.616518
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T. Fusco, Office National d'Etudes et de Recherches Aerospatiales (France)
G. Rousset, Office National d'Etudes et de Recherches Aerospatiales (France)
J.-L. Beuzit, Observatoire de Grenoble (France)
D. Mouillet, Observatoire Midi-Pyrenees (France)
K. Dohlen, Observatoire de Marseille (France)
R. Conan, Observatoire de Grenoble (France)
C. Petit, Office National d'Etudes et de Recherches Aerospatiales (France)
G. Montagnier, Observatoire de Grenoble (France)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 5903:
Astronomical Adaptive Optics Systems and Applications II
Robert K. Tyson; Michael Lloyd-Hart, Editor(s)

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