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IR Background Speckle Noise Induced by Adaptive Optics in Astronomical Telescopes
Author(s): Francois Roddier; Peter Eisenhardt
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Paper Abstract

The infrared emission of astronomical sources is buried in a large background due to the thermal emission of the telescope. The real time deformations of an adaptive flexible mirror are likely to produce a spurious modulation of this background, adding noise to the signal. We estimate here the amount of noise introduced by such a mirror.

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Date Published: 25 November 1985
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 0556, Intl Conf on Speckle, (25 November 1985); doi: 10.1117/12.949547
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Francois Roddier, National Optical Astronomy Observatories (United States)
Peter Eisenhardt, National Optical Astronomy Observatories (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0556:
Intl Conf on Speckle
Henri H. Arsenault, Editor(s)

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