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Detailed Compensation Of Atmospheric Seeing Using Multiconjugate Adaptive Optics
Author(s): Jacques M. Beckers
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Paper Abstract

By the simultaneous observation of the atmospheric wavefront of a number of adjacent objects in the sky it appears possible to determine the atmospheric wavefront distortion in 3 dimensions using tomography techniques. Once obtained it becomes then possible to correct the atmospheric wavefront distortions in detail using adaptive optics at the conjugates of a number of atmospheric layers.

Paper Details

Date Published: 20 September 1989
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 1114, Active Telescope Systems, (20 September 1989); doi: 10.1117/12.960826
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Jacques M. Beckers, European Southern Observatory (Germany)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1114:
Active Telescope Systems
Francois J. Roddier, Editor(s)

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