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Optical setup and wavefront sensor for solar adaptive optics at the Domeless Solar Telescope, Hida Observatory
Author(s): Noriaki Miura; Fumihito Yokoyama; Maoto Nefu; Susumu Kuwamura; Naoshi Baba; Yoichiro Hanaoka; Satoru Ueno; Yoshikazu Nakatani; Shin'ichi Nagata; Reizaburou Kitai; Kiyoshi Ichimoto; Hideki Takami
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Paper Abstract

A solar adaptive optics system for a high-dispersion spectrograph is developed at the 60 cm domeless solar telescope of the Hida Observatory in Japan. Details of its optical setup are described for implementing a scanning slit spectroscopy with wavefront correction. A wavefront sensor used in the system is specified and a technique of reducing computational cost in wavefront sensing is also described. In solar observations, the improvement of contrast in images obtained with the adaptive optics system was demonstrated when a sunspot was used as a target of wavefront sensing.

Paper Details

Date Published: 29 July 2010
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 7736, Adaptive Optics Systems II, 773654 (29 July 2010); doi: 10.1117/12.856791
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Noriaki Miura, Kitami Institute of Technology (Japan)
Fumihito Yokoyama, Kitami Institute of Technology (Japan)
Maoto Nefu, Kitami Institute of Technology (Japan)
Susumu Kuwamura, Kitami Institute of Technology (Japan)
Naoshi Baba, Hokkaido Univ. (Japan)
Yoichiro Hanaoka, National Astronomical Observatory of Japan (Japan)
Satoru Ueno, Kyoto Univ. (Japan)
Yoshikazu Nakatani, Kyoto Univ. (Japan)
Shin'ichi Nagata, Kyoto Univ. (Japan)
Reizaburou Kitai, Kyoto Univ. (Japan)
Kiyoshi Ichimoto, Kyoto Univ. (Japan)
Hideki Takami, National Astronomical Observatory of Japan/Subaru Telescope (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 7736:
Adaptive Optics Systems II
Brent L. Ellerbroek; Michael Hart; Norbert Hubin; Peter L. Wizinowich, Editor(s)

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