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European Solar Telescope (EST) transfer optics
Author(s): Rubén Sanquirce; Gaizka Murga; Alberto Gómez; Borja Etxeita
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Paper Abstract

The European Solar Telescope (EST) is a European collaborative project to build a 4m class solar telescope in the Canary Islands, which is now in its design study phase. The telescope will provide diffraction limited performance for several instruments observing simultaneously at the Coudé focus at different wavelengths. This paper summarizes the work performed by IDOM, in the concept design of Transfer Optics system comprising the optomechanics and seeing control of the optical train and surrounding area. Additionally, the possibility of using the Transfer Optics system to compensate the field rotation is currently under study. This work has been performed with the support of the Seventh Framework Programme (FP7) of the European Union.

Paper Details

Date Published: 5 August 2010
PDF: 11 pages
Proc. SPIE 7733, Ground-based and Airborne Telescopes III, 773331 (5 August 2010); doi: 10.1117/12.856923
Show Author Affiliations
Rubén Sanquirce, IDOM Ingeniería y Consultoría (Spain)
Gaizka Murga, IDOM Ingeniería y Consultoría (Spain)
Alberto Gómez, IDOM Ingeniería y Consultoría (Spain)
Borja Etxeita, IDOM Ingeniería y Consultoría (Spain)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 7733:
Ground-based and Airborne Telescopes III
Larry M. Stepp; Roberto Gilmozzi; Helen J. Hall, Editor(s)

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