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PROCEEDINGS VOLUME 10700 • new

Ground-based and Airborne Telescopes VII
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Volume Number: 10700
Date Published: 2 August 2018
Softcover: 164 papers (2114) pages
ISBN: 9781510619531

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Front Matter: Volume 10700
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LSST coating plant status and progress
Author(s): Tomislav Vucina; Norman Muller; Bettina Michel; Markus Gehlert; Jorg Faber; Matthias Smolke; Torsten Wellner; Robert Kunanz; Christian Melde; Heiko Naucke; Peter Espig; William Gressler; Jacques Sebag; John Andrew; Doug Neil
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Lessons learned from wet washing the 6.5m MMT primary mirror in-situ
Author(s): Ricardo Ortiz; Joseph T. Williams; William Goble
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Designing an effective SALT building management system (BMS)
Author(s): Paul Rabe; Keith R. Browne; Eben Wiid; Jonathan Love; Janus Brink; Hitesh Gajjar; J. Christiaan Coetzee; Martin Wilkinson
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Design and construction of the SST Australia Observatory in a cyclonic region
Author(s): José Terán; Derek Hill; Allan Ortega Gutiérrez; Cory Lindh
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The LSST dome: manufacturing and erection status
Author(s): William J. Gressler; Douglas R. Neill; Simone De Lorenzi; Gianpietro Marchiori; Tommaso Marchiori; Alvise Tosi
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Procurement of the dome and the telescope structure of the ESO ELT: status report
Author(s): Stefano Stanghellini; Pascal Martinez; Maximilian Kraus
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GMT site, enclosure, and facilities: design and construction update
Author(s): Eric Grigel; Bruce C. Bigelow; William S. Burgett; Gustavo Arriagada; Robert Turner; Bahram Talison; Christopher Madden; Francisco Figueroa; Jose Teran; Eric Manuel
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Lessons learned from design, analysis, and rehabilitation of wheel and track systems (Conference Presentation)
Author(s): Frank W. Kan; Andrew Sarawit
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The Large Millimeter telescope Alfonso Serrano: scientific operation of the LMT 50-m, first results and next steps (Conference Presentation)
Author(s): David H. Hughes; F. Peter Schloerb; Min S. Yun; Miguel Chavez; Grant W. Wilson; Gopal Narayanan; Neal Erickson; David R. Smith; Kamal Souccar; David M. Gale; José Luis Hernández Rebollar; Daniel Ferrusca; Miguel Velazquez; David Sánchez-Argüelles; Edgar Castillo; Itziar Aretxaga; Alexandra Pope; Shep Doeleman; Alfredo Montaña; Arturo Gómez-Ruiz
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Commissioning and first scientific operations of the wide-field 2.6m Javalambre Survey Telescope
Author(s): A. J. Cenarro; A. Ederoclite; C. Íñiguez; A. Marín-Franch; H. Vázquez Ramió; A. Yanes-Díaz; S. Chueca; N. M. Lasso-Cabrera; S. Rueda-Teruel; F. Rueda-Teruel; D. Cristóbal-Hornillos; J. Varela; G. López-Alegre; R. Bello; J.-L. Antón-Bravo; S. Bielsa de Toledo; M. Domínguez-Martínez; A. Moreno-Signes; R. Iglesias-Marzoa; M. C. Díaz-Martín; T. Civera; J. Hernández-Fuertes; D. Muniesa-Gallardo; J. Castillo; A. López-Sáinz; M. Moles; G. P. Lousberg; C. Bastin; O. Pirnay
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SOFIA in the era of JWST and ALMA
Author(s): Harold W. Yorke; Erick T. Young; Eric E. Becklin
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The Balloon Experimental Twin Telescope for infrared interferometry (BETTII): first flight
Author(s): S. A. Rinehart; A. Dhabal; D. Fixsen; R. Juanola-Parramon; D. Leisawitz; S. Maher; J. E. Mentzell; L. Mundy; M. Rizzo; H. Sampler; E. Sharp; R. Silverberg; M. Casalprim Torres; T. Veach; J. Vila Hernández de Lorenzo; P. A. R. Ade; C. Tucker; E. Pascale; G. Savini
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The Greenland telescope: Thule operations
Author(s): Ming-Tang Chen; Philippe Raffin; Paul T. P. Ho; Makoto Inoue; Ching-Tang Liu; Yau-De Huang; Chih-Chiang Han; Timothy J. Norton; Satoki Matsushita; Keiichi Asada; George Nystrom; Derek Kubo; Nimesh A. Patel; Shu-Hao Chang; Ta-Shun Wei; Pierre Martin-Cocher; Homin Jiang; Paul Shaw; Hiroaki Nishioka; Chih-Wei L. Huang; Chung-Chen Chen; Patrick Koch; Ryan Chilson; Ranjani Srinivasan; Kuan-Yu Liu; Chen-Yu Yu; Geoffrey Bower; Peter Oshiro; William Snow; Shoko Koyama; Jun Yi Koay; Chao-Te Li; Wen-Ping Lo; Chih-Cheng Chang; Masanori Nakamura; Zheng Meyer-Zhao; Hung-Yi Pu; Lupin C. Lin; Daniel Bintley; Craig Walther; Per Friberg; Jessica Dempsey; T. K. Sridharan; Sheperd S. Doeleman; Roger Brissenden; Hideo Ogawa; Kimihiro Kimura; Yutaka Hasegawa; Jinchi Hao; Kuo-Chang Han; Song-Chu Chang; Li-Ming Lu; Juan-Carlos Algaba Marcos; Alex Allardi; Aaron Faber; Fu-li Hsu; Wei-Long Chen; Fang-Chia Hsieh
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Stray light and thermal self-emission minimization at the ELT
Author(s): Ronald Holzlöhner; Johan Kosmalski; Stéphane Guisard
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Direct measurements of wind disturbances forces on the CTIO Blanco 4m telescope mount and its effect in tracking jitter
Author(s): Michael Warner; Norman Diaz
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A new finite element model of the SOFIA primary mirror cell to investigate dynamical behavior
Author(s): Benjamin Greiner; Bernhard Malicek; Michael Lachenmann; Alfred Krabbe; Jörg Wagner
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Vibration measurements in the Daniel K. Inouye Solar Telescope
Author(s): William R. McBride; Mackenzie Stratton
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Interferometric characterization of Keck segment edge errors
Author(s): Mitchell Troy; Gary Chanan; Mark Colavita; Stephen J. Martinek
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The Giant Magellan Telescope phasing strategy and performance
Author(s): F. Quirós-Pacheco; David Schwartz; Kaushik Das; Rodolphe Conan; Antonin H. Bouchez; Ben Irarrazaval; Brian A. McLeod
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Progress on the W. M. Keck Observatory segment repair project
Author(s): Dennis McBride; Allen Agliam; Ben Bergin; Jake Bilyk; Steve Doyle; John S. Hudek; Danya Jacob; Robert Meeks; Cailean O'Sullivan; Doug Perry; Kuochou Tai; Tod Von Boeckmann; Leslie Wold; Truman Wold
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Completion and performance of the Hobby-Eberly Telescope wide field upgrade
Author(s): Gary J. Hill; Niv Drory; John M. Good; Hanshin Lee; Brian L. Vattiat; Herman Kriel; Jason Ramsey; Randy Bryant; Jim Fowler; Martin Landriau; Ron Leck; Emily Mrozinski; Stephen Odewahn; Matthew Shetrone; Amy Westfall; Eusebio Terrazas; Edmundo Balderrama; Emily Bevins; Brent Buetow; John Caldwell; George Damm; Phillip MacQueen; Jerry Martin; Amanda Martin; Justin Pautzke; Katie Smither; Sergey Rostopchin; Greg Smith; Renny Spencer; Taft Armandroff; Karl Gebhardt; Lawrence W. Ramsey
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Dome seeing monitor and its results for the 4m Blanco telescope
Author(s): Edison Bustos; Andrei Tokovinin
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NOEMA: a powerful millimeter wave interferometer using next generation technology (Conference Presentation)
Author(s): Karl F. Schuster; Roberto Neri; Frederic Gueth; Arancha Castro-Carrizo; Jerome Pety; Bertrand Gautier; Bastien Lefranc; Sebastien Blanchet; Patrick Dumontroty; Dominique Broguière; Olivier Gentaz; Sylvain Mahieu; Vincent Pietu; Jeremy Boissier; Michael Bremer; Melanie Krips; Jan-Martin Winters; Roberto García
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Mini-tracker concepts for the SALT transient follow-up program
Author(s): John A. Booth; Michael Shara; Steven M. Crawford; Lisa A. Crause
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DESI installation: preparations and progress (Conference Presentation)
Author(s): Lori Allen; D. Sprayberry; M. Evatt; R. Marshall; B. Abareshi; T. Lavoie; R. Joyce; R. Probst; A. Dey; R. Blum; R. Besuner; P. Jelinsky; J. Silber; T. Claybaugh; C. Poppett; P. Doel; D. Brooks; G. Gutierrez; B. Flaugher; G. Gallo; D. Friend; R. Sharples; D. Bramall; K. Honscheid; P. Martini; M. Derwent; T. O'Brien
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The Large Synoptic Survey telescope construction status in 2018 (Conference Presentation)
Author(s): Victor L. Krabbendam; Steven Kahn
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Construction update of the Daniel K. Inouye Solar Telescope project
Author(s): Mark Warner; Thomas R. Rimmele; Valentin M. Pillet; Roberto Casini; Steve Berukoff; Simon C. Craig; Andrew Ferayorni; Bret D. Goodrich; Robert P. Hubbard; David Harrington; Paul Jeffers; Erik M. Johansson; Ruth Kneale; Jeff Kuhn; Chen Liang; Haosheng Lin; Heather Marshall; Mihalis Mathioudakis; William R. McBride; Joseph McMullin; William McVeigh; Predrag Sekulic; Wolfgang Schmidt; Steve Shimko; Stacey Sueoka; Rich Summers; Alexandra Tritschler; Timothy R. Williams; Friedrich Wöger
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The University of Tokyo Atacama Observatory 6.5m telescope: project overview and current status
Author(s): M. Doi; T. Miyata; Y. Yoshii; K. Kohno; M. Tanaka; K. Motohara; T. Minezaki; K. Kawara; S. Sako; T. Morokuma; Y. Tamura; T. Tanabe; B. Hatsukade; H. Takahashi; M. Konishi; T. Kamizuka; N. Kato; T. Aoki; T. Soyano; K. Tarusawa; T. Handa; S. Koshida; L. Bronfman; M. T. Ruiz; M. Hamuy; R. Mendez; G. Garay; A. Escala
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Cherenkov Telescope Array (CTA): building the world's largest ground-based gamma-ray observatory
Author(s): Wolfgang Wild
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Square Kilometer Array project status report
Author(s): Alistair M. McPherson; Joe McMullin; Tim Stevenson; Peter Dewdney; Andrea Casson; Luca Stringhetti; Miles Deegan; Peter Hekman; Martin Austin; Mark Harman; Phillip Gibbs; Andre Van Es; Maria-Grazia Labate; Gerhard Swart; Marco Ciaizzo; Daniel Hayden; Wallace Turner
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The Telescopio San Pedro Mártir project
Author(s): Michael G. Richer; William H. Lee; Leopoldo Altamirano; J. Jesús González; Charles Alcock; Buell Jannuzi; Fabián Rosales-Ortega; Marisa García-Vargas; Joel Herrera Vázquez; Derek Hill; María Herlinda Pedrayes; Ana Pérez Calpena; Mauricio Reyes Ruiz; Lino Hector Rodríguez Merino; Beatriz Sánchez; Hazael Serrano Guerrero; Gerardo Sierra Díaz; Andrew Szentgyorgyi; Jose Teran; David Urdaibay; Jorge Andrés Uribe Uribe; Alan M. Watson; Dennis Zaritsky; Mario Rascon; Urania Ceseña Borbón; Francisco Murillo Bracamontes; Fernando Quirós Parra; Erika Sohn
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Final characterisation and design of the Gamma-ray Cherenkov Telescope (GCT) for the Cherenkov Telescope Array
Author(s): O. Le Blanc; G. Fasola; J. M. Huet; R. White; A. Dmytriiev; H. Sol; A. Zech; A. Abchiche; J. P. Amans; T. P. Armstrong; M. Barcelo; D. Berge; A. M. Brown; G. Buchholtz; P. M. Chadwick; P. Clark; G. Cotter; L. Dangeon; F. De Frondat; P. Deiml; J. L. Dournaux; C. Duffy; S. Einecke; S. Flis; S. Funk; G. Giavitto; J. Gironnet; J. A. Graham; T. Greenshaw; J. A. Hinton; I. Jégouzo; M. Kraus; J. S. Lapington; P. Laporte; S. A. Leach; S. Lloyd; I. A. Minaya; R. Morier; A. Okumura; H. Prokoph; D. Ross; G. Rowell; C. B. Rulten; H. Schoorlemmer; J. Schmoll; S. T. Spencer; M. Stephan; R. Stuik; H. Tajima; J. Thornhill; L. Tibaldo; J. Vink; J. J. Watson; J. Williams; A. Zink; J. Zorn
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Overview and status of the Giant Magellan Telescope project
Author(s): James Fanson; Patrick J. McCarthy; Rebecca Bernstein; George Angeli; David Ashby; Bruce Bigelow; Antonin Bouchez; William Burgett; Eric Chauvin; Adam Contos; Francisco Figueroa; Peter Gray; Frank Groark; Robert Laskin; Rafael Millan-Gabet; Andrew Rakich; Rodrigo Sandoval; Marti Pi; Nune Wheeler
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Thirty Meter telescope projectstatus (Conference Presentation)
Author(s): Fengchuan Liu; Gary Sanders
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The ESO's ELT construction status
Author(s): Roberto Tamai; Bertrand Koehler; Michele Cirasuolo; Fabio Biancat-Marchet; Mauro Tuti; Juan Carlos Gonzáles Herrera
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The Exo-Life Finder Telescope (ELF): design and beam synthesis concepts
Author(s): J. R. Kuhn; S. V. Berdyugina; J.-F. Capsal; M. Gedig; M. Langlois; G. Moretto; K. Thetpraphi
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Engineering behind the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-wave Observatory (LIGO) (Conference Presentation)
Author(s): Dennis Coyne
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Status of the Advanced Virgo gravitational wave detector
Author(s): Henrich Heitmann
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ELT optomechanics: construction status
Author(s): Marc Cayrel; Philippe Dierickx; Andreas Förster; Frédéric Derie; Liselotte Jochum; Lorenzo Pettazzi; Christian Lucuix; Christoph Haupt; Michael Müller; Elise Vernet; Jean-François Pirard
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LSST secondary mirror assembly
Author(s): William J. Gressler; Douglas R. Neill; John Bagnasco; Paul J. Lotz; Dave Mills; Mike Warner; Oliver Wiecha; Gregory N. Bogan; James M. Ellis; Dale C. Zajac; Steven A. Szklany; Ronald T. Broccolo; Malcolm N. O'Sullivan; Frank A. Carbone; Cormic K. Merle
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Prototype segmented mirror telescope: a pathfinder of India's Large Optical-NIR telescope project
Author(s): Padmakar Parihar; Prasanna Deshmukh; Annu Jacob; Varun Kumar; Abhishek Goudar; S. Sriram; S. Nagabhusan; S. Amitkumar; K. V. Govinda; D. S. Sandeep; P. M. M. Kemkar; G. C. Anupama
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Extremely Large Telescope Prefocal Station A system concept
Author(s): S. A. E. Lewis; E. Brunetto; A. Förster; C. Frank; I. Guidolin; S. Guisard; P. Hammersley; R. Holzlöhner; P. Jolley; J. Kosmalski; U. Lampater; E. Marchetti; P. La Penna; T. Pfrommer; P. Zuluaga
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A novel technique to measure residual systematic segment piston errors of large aperture optical telescopes
Author(s): S. Ragland
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Chromatic effects in narrowband phasing of the Keck Telescope segments: theory and numerical simulations
Author(s): Gary Chanan; Mitchell Troy
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An end-to-end simulation to predict the in-flight performance improvement of a modified SOFIA secondary mirror mechanism
Author(s): Yannick Lammen; Andreas Reinacher; Alfred Krabbe
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Aligning and phasing segmented mirror telescope with the pyramid sensor
Author(s): Annu Jacob; Padmakar Parihar; Sindhu Divakaran ; Melvin K. James
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Planetary science capabilities of a UV-visible balloon-borne telescope as a function of wavefront error (Conference Presentation)
Author(s): Eliot F. Young; Brian Catanzaro; Nicolas Gorius; Robert A. Woodruff; Monica Hoffmann; Jeffrey R Juergens
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SPECULOOS: a network of robotic telescopes to hunt for terrestrial planets around the nearest ultracool dwarfs
Author(s): Laetitia Delrez; Michaël Gillon; Didier Queloz; Brice-Olivier Demory; Yaseen Almleaky; Julien de Wit; Emmanuël Jehin; Amaury H. M. J. Triaud; Khalid Barkaoui; Artem Burdanov; Adam J. Burgasser; Elsa Ducrot; James McCormac; Catriona Murray; Catarina Silva Fernandes; Sandrine Sohy; Samantha J. Thompson; Valérie Van Grootel; Roi Alonso; Zouhair Benkhaldoun; Rafael Rebolo
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The BlackGEM array (Conference Presentation)
Author(s): Paul J. Groot; Steven Bloemen; Peter Jonker; Paul Vreeswijk; Kerry Paterson; Rik ter Horst; Ramon Navarro; Dirk Lesman; Arno Engels; Roy Bakker; Harrie Rutten; Gert Raskin; Conny Aerts; Gijs Nelemans
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SAMM: the solar activity MOF monitor
Author(s): Marco Stangalini; Roberto Piazzesi; Roberto Speziali; Luciano Dal Sasso
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Introduction of Chinese Antarctic optical telescopes
Author(s): Zhengyang Li; Xiangyan Yuan; Xiangqun Cui; Lifan Wang; Zhaohui Shang; Fujia Du; Xuefei Gong; Bozhong Gu; Yi Hu; Peng Jiang; Xiaoyan Li; Haiping Lu; Bin Ma; Fuhai Wei; Haikun Wen; Jin Xu; Shihai Yang; Honyan Zhou
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CCAT-Prime: science with an ultra-widefield submillimeter observatory on Cerro Chajnantor
Author(s): G. J. Stacey; M. Aravena; K. Basu; N. Battaglia; B. Beringue; F. Bertoldi; J. R. Bond; P. Breysse; R. Bustos; S. Chapman; D. T. Chung; N. Cothard; J. Erler; M. Fich; S. Foreman; P. Gallardo; R. Giovanelli; U. U. Graf; M. P. Haynes; R. Herrera-Camus; T. L. Herter; R. Hložek; D. Johnstone; L. Keating; B. Magnelli; D. Meerburg; J. Meyers; N. Murray; M. Niemack; T. Nikola; M. Nolta; S. C. Parshley; D. A. Riechers; P. Schilke; D. Scott; G. Stein; J. Stevens; J. Stutzki; E. M. Vavagiakis; M. P. Viero
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Maunakea spectroscopic explorer advancing from conceptual design
Author(s): Kei Szeto; Doug Simons; Steven Bauman; Alexis Hill; Nicolas Flagey; Alan McConnachie ; Shan Mignot; Richard Murowinski
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The Next-Generation Very Large Array: a technical overview
Author(s): Robert J. Selina; Eric J. Murphy; Mark McKinnon; Anthony Beasley; Bryan Butler; Chris Carilli; Barry Clark; Alan Erickson; Wes Grammer; James Jackson; Brian Kent; Brian Mason; Matthew Morgan; Omar Ojeda; William Shillue; Silver Sturgis; Denis Urbain
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Introduction on Chinese 12m optical/infrared telescope (LOT)
Author(s): Xiangqun Cui; Yongtian Zhu; Ming Liang; Ding-qiang Su; Xiangyan Yuan; Zhongwen Hu; Hua Bai; Bozhong Gu
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A recommended conceptual optical system design for China's Large Optical-infrared Telescope (LOT)
Author(s): Donglin Ma
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Development of DKIST IT&C Shack-Hartmann wavefront measurement system
Author(s): Chen Liang; Predrag Sekulic; Kerry Gonzales; Pierre Aka; Simon C. Craig
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Prototyping the GMT telescope metrology system on LBT
Author(s): A. Rakich; P. Schurter; R. Conan; J. M. Hill; M. Gardiner; M. Bec; O. Kuhn
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The acquisition, guiding, and wavefront sensing system for the Giant Magellan Telescope
Author(s): Brian McLeod; Daniel Catropa; Daniel Durusky; Jan Kansky; Derek Kopon; Kenneth McCracken; Stuart McMuldroch; William Podgorski; Antonin Bouchez
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Automatic mirror alignment for the medium-sized telescopes of the Cherenkov Telescope Array using the Bokeh method
Author(s): Thomas Murach; Ullrich Schwanke; Domenik Ehlert; Markus Garczarczyk; Tim Lukas Holch; Stephan Kaphle; David Melkumyan; Louise Oakes; Gerrit Spengler
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Introduction of measurement and control technology of FAST
Author(s): Lichun Zhu
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The Maunakea Spectroscopic Explorer (MSE) telescope mount
Author(s): Gaizka Murga; Kei Szeto; Steve Bauman; Rafael Urrutia; Rick Murowinski; Armando Bilbao; Thomas E. Lorentz
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LSST telescope mount assembly: construction status (Conference Presentation)
Author(s): Shawn P. Callahan; Alfredo Orden Martinez; Manuel Perezagua Aguado; Francisco M. Manuel Romero Casas ; José Carlos González Gonzále; Ricardo Rodríguez Ojeda
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DAG 4m telescope: assembly, integration and testing
Author(s): Olivier Pirnay; Grégory Lousberg; Eric Gabriel; Gianpietro Marchiori; Andrea Busatta; Cahit Yeşilyaprak; Onur Keskin
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Developing the ngDVA 15m composite reflector concept
Author(s): Gordon Lacy; Mohammad Islam
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ELT design status: the most powerful ground telescope
Author(s): Gianpietro Marchiori; Francesco Rampini; Leonardo Ghedin; Riccardo Bressan
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Design and characterization of a balloon-borne diffraction-limited submillimeter telescope platform for BLAST-TNG
Author(s): Nathan P. Lourie; Francisco E. Angilé; Peter C. Ashton; Brian Catanzaro; Mark J. Devlin; Simon Dicker; Joy Didier; Bradley Dober; Laura M. Fissel; Nicholas Galitzki; Samuel Gordon; Jeffrey Klein; Ian Lowe; Philip Mauskopf; Federico Nati; Giles Novak; L. Javier Romualdez; Juan D. Soler; Paul A. Williams
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Medium size telescopes for the Cherenkov Telescope Array
Author(s): Markus Garczarczyk
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Design of semi-physical fault simulation platform for Antarctic telescopes
Author(s): Shihai Yang; Yun Li; Dandan Xu; Jiajia Wu
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Technical engineering documentation for the construction, operation and maintenance of the LSST, Large Synoptic Survey Telescope
Author(s): Ulrike Angela Hautmann; Douglas R. Neill
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Lessons learned from the investigation of an anomalous termination of BETTII
Author(s): Todd J. Veach; Stephen A. Rinehart; Dale J. Fixsen; Maxime J. Rizzo; Arnab Dhabal; Jordi Vila Hernandez de Lorenzo; Stephen Maher; Elmer Sharp
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Commissioning status of the Greenland Telescope (GLT)
Author(s): Satoki Matsushita; Keiichi Asada; Makoto Inoue; Hiroaki Nishioka; Chih-Wei L. Huang; Nimesh A. Patel; Jun Yi Koay; Shoko Koyama; Patrick Koch; Zheng Meyer-Zhao; Lupin C.-C. Lin; Paul T. P. Ho; Ming-Tang Chen; Timothy J. Norton; Kuan-Yu Liu; Chen-Yu Yu; Do-Young Byun; Juan-Carlos Algaba Marcos; Alex Allardi; Geoffrey C. Bower; Shu-Hao Chang; Chung-Chen Chen; Ryan Chilson; Aaron Faber; Chih-Chiang Han; Yau-De Huang; Homin Jiang; Derek Kubo; Ching-Tang Liu; Wen-Ping Lo; Pierre Martin-Cocher; Masanori Nakamura; George Nystrom; Peter Oshiro; Hung-Yi Pu; Philippe Raffin; Paul Shaw; Williams Snow; Ranjani Srinivasan; Ta-Shun Wei; Ryan Berthold; Daniel Bintley; Jessica Dempsey; Per Friberg; Craig Walther; Jonathan Weintroub; André Young; Ken Young; T. K. Sridharan; Sheperd S. Doeleman; Roger Brissenden; Hideo Ogawa; Kimihiro Kimura; Yutaka Hasegawa; Jinchi Hao; Kou-Chang Han; Song-Chu Chang; Li-Ming Lu
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The fiber view metrology system design for spectral survey telescope
Author(s): Kang Zhao; Zhigang Liu; Hongzhuan Hu; Jianping Wang; Chao Zhai; Zengxiang Zhou
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New Hobby Eberly telescope metrology systems: design, implementation, and on-sky performance
Author(s): Hanshin Lee; Gary J. Hill; Niv Drory; Brian L. Vattiat; Jason Ramsey; Randy Bryant; Matthew Shetrone; Stephen Odewahn; Sergey Rostopchin; Martin Landriau; Jim Fowler; Ron Leck; Herman Kriel; George Damm
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Deformation measurements of the LMT/GTM receiver cabin
Author(s): David R. Smith; David M. Gale; Maribel Lucero Álvarez; Carlos Tzile Torres; Marcos Emir Moreno Nolasco
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Preliminary AIT plan for the FSM segments of GMT
Author(s): Jeong-Yeol Han; Sungho Lee; Sanghyuk Kim; Yunjong Kim; Ueejeong Jeong; Myung K. Cho; Christoph Dribusch; Bong-Kon Moon; Chang-Hee Kim; Chan Park; Byeong-Gon Park; Youra Jun; Jieun Ryu; Gary Poczulp; Ming Liang; Il-Kwon Moon; Chanhee Lee; Wongi Lee; Ho-Sang Kim; Paul Gardner; Robert Bernier; Frank Groark; Hugo Chiquito
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Subreflector adjustment system for NSRT
Author(s): Binbin Xiang; Na Wang; Maozheng Chen; Yusup Aili; Qian Xu; Fei Xue; Guljaina Hazezhan; Dalin He; Zhigang Wen
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Analysis of total station real-time atmospheric correction model in FAST measurement
Author(s): Benning Song; Lichun Zhu; Dongjun Yu; Baoqing Zhao
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LSST telescope and site status
Author(s): William J. Gressler; Grissel Coleman; Francisco Delgado; Douglas R. Neill; Jacques Sebag; Andrew Serio; Sandrine Thomas
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Eastern Anatolia Observatory (DAG): recent developments 2017
Author(s): Cahit Yeşilyaprak; Onur Keskin
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MROI unit telescope enclosure manufacturing and tests
Author(s): D. Marzotto; A. Busatta; G. Marchiori; I. Payne
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Enclosure azimuth rotation system analysis of alternatives for the Giant Magellan Telescope
Author(s): Cory Lindh; Tom Hayes; Eric Grigel; José Terán; Bruce C. Bigelow; Christopher Madden
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ELT design status: the biggest dome in astronomy
Author(s): Gianpietro Marchiori; Francesco Rampini; Stefano Mian; Riccardo Bressan
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Telescopio San Pedro Mártir Observatory final design
Author(s): Jose Teran; William H. Lee; Michael G. Richer; Beatriz S. Sanchez; David Urdaibay; Regina Hernandez-Limonchi ; Jacob Lauderdale; Allan Ortega Gutiérrez; Cory Lindh
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Tiltmeter evaluation of the LMT/GTM azimuth track following the earthquake of September 2017
Author(s): David R. Smith; Kamal Souccar; Marcos Emir Moreno Nolasco
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GMT refrigerant-based cooling system and design considerations
Author(s): Oliver McIrwin; Mark Fraser; David Ashby; José Terán
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A rapid feed switching mechanism design for NSRT
Author(s): Qian Xu; Letian Yi; Lin Li; Maozheng Chen; Na Wang; Yan Li
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The MMT Observatory: entering a new era of scientific discovery
Author(s): G. Grant Williams
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Upgrade of the CFHT closed-cycle cooling heat-rejection process
Author(s): Ivan Look; Chas Cavedoni; Grant Matsushige; Tom Vermeulen; Casey Elizares; Steve Bauman
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Review of the refurbishment project for NSRT
Author(s): Qian Xu; Lin Li; Na Wang
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Revival of an abandoned telescope: the Boller and Chivens Bochum 0.61-metre telescope of Universidad de Valparaiso
Author(s): Sebastián Zúñiga-Fernández; Maja Vučković; Nikolaus Vogt; Omar Cuevas; Yerko Chacon
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How do we design the interferometric system focused on the analog and digital backend and the correlator for scientifically valuable ALMA developments?
Author(s): S. Iguchi; A. Gonzalez; T. Kojima; W. Shan; G. Kosugi; S. Asayama; D. Iono
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UKIRT under new management: status and plans
Author(s): K. W. Hodapp; T. Kerr; W. Varricatt; R. McLaren; D. Lonborg; D. H. B. Hall; S. Jacobson; J. Bruursema; S. Dahm; B. N. Dorland; J. A. Munn; F. J. Vrba; J. Dempsey; Y. Shvartzvald; G. Bryden; B. S. Gaudi; C. Beichman; S. Calchi Novati; C. B. Henderson; S. Jacklin; K. Stassun; M. T. Penny; Mike Irwin; Andy Lawrence
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The hardware control system for WEAVE at the William Herschel Telescope
Author(s): Jose Miguel Delgado; Saúl Menéndez Mendoza; Jose Alonso Burgal; Jose Miguel Herreros; Sergio Picó; Don Carlos Abrams; Carlos Martin; Diego Cano; F. J. Gribbin; Jure Skvarč; Kevin Dee; Emilie Lhome; Gavin Dalton; Kevin Middleton; Scott Trager; J. Alfonso L. Aguerri; Piercarlo Bonifacio; Antonella Vallenari; Esperanza Carrasco
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Control algorithm and performance of the active optics system of the Giant Magellan Telescope
Author(s): R. Conan; M. A. van Dam; A. H. Bouchez; G. Z. Angeli; D. Ashby; B. A. McLeod; F. Quiros-Pacheco
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LSST primary/tertiary mirror cell assembly integration
Author(s): Constanza Araujo-Hauck; Michael Booth; Christopher Contaxis; Andy Clements; Felipe Daruich; Ed Hileman; Brian Johnson; Neill Mills; Gary P. Muller; Ed Stover; Michael Warner; Oliver Wiecha; Douglas R. Neill; William J. Gressler
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GMT M1 subsystem: status, design and testing
Author(s): Francisco Aguayo; Dave Ashby; Erich Bugueno; Barbara Fischer; John Ford; Peter Gray; Michael Gusick; Anthony Hebert; Zaven Kechichian; Trupti Ranka; Dev Sharma; Jose Soto; Hector Swett; Divya Thanasekaran; Frank Tian; Abhijit Wadhavkar
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Pre-construction results of giant steerable science mirror for TMT
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Testing and status of the LSST hexapods and rotator
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Testing process for the WEAVE prime focus corrector lenses for the William Herschel Telescope
Author(s): Dijana Bogunovic; Graeme Jonas ; Dave Cochrane; Andrew Rakich; Peter Connor; Abe Romeril; Jimi Romeril; Luke Gers; Eleanor Howick ; Chris Young; Tony Reed; Ian Tosh; Émilie Lhomé; Kevin M. Dee; Gavin Dalton ; Scott Trager; Jose Alfonso Lopez Aguerri ; Piercarlo Bonifacio ; Antonella Vallenari ; Esperanza Carrasco ; Don Carlos Abrams; Kevin Middleton
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Electronic control design of a two-channel imaging system of a 1.2-meter-aperture telescope
Author(s): Jin-ting Chen; Hong-fei Zhang; Ming-hao Jia; Ya-qi Chen; Yi-ling Xu; Guang-yu Zhang; Yi Feng; Zhen-feng Sheng; Chen-wei Yang; Liang Xu; Yong-chao Ding; Liang Chang; Jian Wang
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The LSST commissioning camera status and progress
Author(s): James Howard; Kevin Reil; Chuck Claver; Brian Stalder; Ming Liang; Tei-Wei Tsai; Travis Lange; Justine Haupt; Oliver Wiecha; Margaux Lopez; Gary Poczulp; Diane Hascall; Douglas R. Neill; Jacques Sebag
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Cold optical design for the large aperture Simons' Observatory telescope
Author(s): S. R. Dicker; P. A. Gallardo; J. E. Gudmudsson; P. D. Mauskopf; A. Ali; P. C. Ashton; G. Coppi; M. J. Devlin; N. Galitzki; S. P. Ho; C. A. Hill; J. Hubmayr; B. Keating; A. T. Lee; M. Limon; F. Matsuda; J. McMahon; M. D. Niemack; J. L. Orlowski-Scherer; L. Piccirillo; M. Salatino; S. M. Simon; S. T. Staggs; R. Thornton; J. N. Ullom; E. M. Vavagiakis; E. J. Wollack; Z. Xu; N. Zhu
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MELT: an optomechanical emulation testbench for ELT wavefront control and phasing strategy
Author(s): T. Pfrommer; S. Lewis; J. Kosmalski; P. La Penna; C. Frank; I. Guidolin; S. Leveque; A.-L. Cheffot; H. Bonnet; N. Kornweibel; J. Spyromilio
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LSST M1M3 active mirror support system optimized to accommodate rapid telescope motions
Author(s): Felipe Daruich; Douglas Neill; Michael Warner; Edward Hileman; Myung Cho; Christoph Dribusch; Constanza Araujo; Michael Booth; Christopher Contaxis; Ron Harris; Brian Johnson; Garry Knight; Neill Mills; Gary Muller; Edward Stover; Oliver Wiecha; Bo Xin
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Dynamic testing of primary mirror segment supports for the Extremely Large Telescope
Author(s): Gert Witvoet; Jan Nijenhuis; Lukas Kramer
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Structural design techniques applied in astronomical instruments
Author(s): Alejandro Farah; Rosalia Langarica; Alan M. Watson; Jorge Fuentes-Fernández; Salvador Cuevas; Fernando Ángeles; Silvio J. Tinoco; Jaime Ruíz-Diáz-Soto; Carlos Tejada; Fernando Quirós; J. Floriot; M. Marcos; S. Basa; D. Corre; M. Ferrari; E. Hugot; K. Dohlen; E. Pallier; J. Platzer; A. Klotz; J. L. Attéia; H. Valentin; R. Mathon; J. Boy; P. Ambert; J. F. Le Borgne; D. Dornic; C. Meessen; M. Ageron; O. Boulade; B. Cordier; D. Dubreuil; S. Ronayette; P. Gallais; A. Le Van Suu; P. E. Blanc; F. Dolon
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Conceptual design proposed for the M2-f/5-Nasmyth support system of the Telescopio San Pedro Mártir project
Author(s): Gerardo Sierra Díaz; Joel Herrera Vázquez; Michael G. Richer; William H. Lee Alardin; J. Jesús González; Rodrigo Dueñas Mendoza
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Daniel K. Inouye Solar Telescope design and construction of reconfigurable instrument support structure
Author(s): Richard Summers; Kathryn Shallcross; Jacob Winey
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An end-to-end Fresnel propagation model for SPEED: PIAACMC implementation and performance
Author(s): Mathilde Beaulieu; Patrice Martinez; Lyu Abe; Olivier Guyon; Carole Gouvret; Julien Dejonghe; Oliver Preis
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Tip-tilt performance test of FSMP for development of the GMT FSM
Author(s): Sanghyuk Kim; Chang-Hee Kim; Ueejeong Jeong; Sungho Lee; Won Gi Lee; Chan-Hee Lee; Il-Kwon Moon; Jeong-Yeol Han; Yunjong Kim; Bongkon Moon; Myung Kyu Cho; Byeong-Gon Park; Chan Park; Ho-Sang Kim; Paul B. Gardner; Robert J. Bernier; Frank Groark; Hugo Chiquito
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Preliminary design and performance estimate of a prime focus camera for the 2.3m Thai National Telescope
Author(s): Weerapot Wanajaroen; Christophe Buisset; Thierry Lépine; Suwicha Wannawichian; Saran Poshyachinda; Boonrucksar Soonthornthum
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Mechanical analysis on the influence of the bonding process on the ultra-thin mirror shell
Author(s): Heng Zuo; Kunxing Chen
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LSST hardpoints final design, fabrication, and test
Author(s): Michael T. Booth; Andy Clements; Brian Johnson
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TSPM f/5 Nasmyth configuration
Author(s): Joel Herrera Vázquez; María Herlinda Pedrayes; Gerardo Sierra Díaz; Michael G. Richer; J. Jesús González G.; William H. Lee Alardin; Carlos Tejada de Vargas
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A pneumatic axial support prototype of the primary mirror of a 2m solar telescope
Author(s): Dehua Yang; Changcheng Wu; Fei Fei; Zhenyu Jin; Zhong Liu
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LSST M1M3 figure actuator final design, fabrication, and test
Author(s): Gary P. Muller; Edward A. Hileman; Felipe Daruich; Michael Warner; Oliver M. Wiecha; Constanza Araujo; N. G. Mills; Brian E. Johnson; Edward Stover; Michael T. Booth; Ron C. Harris; Douglas R. Neill; William J. Gressler; Andrew W. Serio
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In flange derotator design for the 4m DAG Telescope
Author(s): Ali Cem Ünal; Mirsad Sarajlic; Laurent Jolissaint de Sepibus; Onur Keskin; Cahit Yesilyaprak; Jérémie Baudet
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NPF: mirror development in Chile
Author(s): Sebastián Zúñiga-Fernández; Amelia Bayo; Johan Olofsson; Leslie Pedrero; Claudio Lobos; Elias Rozas; Nicolás Soto; Matthias Schreiber; Pedro Escárate; Christian Romero; Hayk Hakobyan; Jorge Cuadra; Cristopher Rozas; John D. Monnier; Stefan Kraus; Mike J. Ireland; Pedro Mardones
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Mechanical systems performance of the HET wide-field upgrade
Author(s): John M. Good; Ron Leck; Jason Ramsey; Niv Drory; Gary Hill; James Fowler; Herman Kriel; Martin Landriau
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The SOAR telescope atmospheric dispersion corrector
Author(s): César Briceño; Steve Heathcote; Gerald Cecil; Darragh O'Donoghue; Roberto Tighe; Patricio Schurter; Manuel Martínez; Rolando Cantarruti; Omar Estay
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The optical design of the six-meter CCAT-prime and Simons Observatory telescopes
Author(s): Stephen C. Parshley; Michael Niemack; Richard Hills; Simon R. Dicker; Rolando Dünner; Jens Erler; Patricio A. Gallardo; Jon E. Gudmundsson; Terry Herter; Brian J. Koopman; Michele Limon; Frederick T. Matsuda; Philip Mauskopf; Dominik A. Riechers; Gordon J. Stacey; Eve M. Vavagiakis
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Preliminary design for the f/5 Nasmyth tertiary mirror configuration for the TSPM
Author(s): María H. Pedrayes L.; Joel Herrera V.; Erika Sohn López-Forment; Fernando Quiros; Michael G. Richer; J. Jesús González G.; William H. Lee Alardin
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Getting ready for serial production of the segmented 39-meter ELT primary: status, challenges and strategies
Author(s): M. Dimmler; P. Barriga; M. Cayrel; F. Derie; A. Foerster; F. Gonte; J. C. Gonzalez; L. Jochum; N. Kornweibel; S. Leveque; C. Lucuix; L. Pettazzi
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Development status of the fast-steering secondary mirror of GMT
Author(s): Sungho Lee; Jeong-Yeol Han; Ueejeong Jeong; Sanghyuk Kim; Bong-Kon Moon; Chang-Hee Kim; Yunjong Kim; Chan Park; Byeong-Gon Park; Myung K. Cho; Christoph Dribusch; Youra Jun; Jieun Ryu; Gary Poczulp; Ming Liang; Il Kweon Moon; Chanhee Lee; Wongi Lee; Ho-Sang Kim; Paul Gardner; Robert Bernier; Frank Groark; Hugo Chiquito
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A UV-enhanced protected silver coating for the Gemini telescopes
Author(s): T. Schneider; P. Stupik
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Re-aluminization of the 6.5m primary mirror at the MMT Observatory
Author(s): William Goble; J. Duane Gibson; Dallan Porter; Ricardo Ortiz
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Scientific performance analysis of the SYZ design vs. RC design for China's LOT
Author(s): Donglin Ma; Zheng Cai; Liangzhou Chen
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Design and performance estimate of a telescope dedicated to solar system planet imagery
Author(s): Weerapot Wanajaroen; Christophe Buisset; Thierry Lépine; Suwicha Wannawichian; Saran Poshyachinda ; Boonrucksar Soonthornthum
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The ExoLife Finder (ELF) Telescope: new adaptive optics and hybrid dynamic live-optical surfaces strategies
Author(s): Gil Moretto; Jeff R. Kuhn; Jean-Fabien Capsal; David Audigier ; Kritsadi Thetpraphi; Maud Langlois; Michel Tallon; Mike Gedig; Svetlana V. Berdyugina; David Halliday
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Opening the dynamic infrared sky
Author(s): Jamie Soon; Anna M. Moore; Mansi M. Kasliwal; Ryan M. Lau; Kishalay De; Tony D. Travouillon; Mike I. Jones; Eran Ofek; Roger Smith; Valery Terebizh; Dan McKenna; David Hale; Alexandre Delacroix; Scott M. Adams; Jacob E. Jencson; Michael Ashley; Jill Burnham; Jennifer L. Sokoloski; Joss Bland-Hawthorn; Ken C. Freeman; Orsola De Marco; Jeff Cooke; Philip Bland; Stuart Ryder; Roberto Soria; Jarek Antoszewski; Alexander Heger; Lee Spitler; Robert Simcoe
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A concept for a new spectroscopic facility
Author(s): Luca Pasquini; B. Delabre; R. S. Ellis; J.-A. Marrero; L. Cavaller Marques; T. de Zeeuw
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World View Enterprises altitude controlled balloons: a new stratospheric platform for persistent Earth and space imaging campaigns
Author(s): Alexander D. Miller; Iain Beveridge; Andrew Antonio; Tom Pirrone
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An inexpensive turnkey 6.5m observatory with customizing options
Author(s): J. S. Kingsley; R. Angel; W. Davison; D. Neff; J. Teran; B. Assenmacher; K. Peyton; H. M. Martin; C. Oh; D. Kim; E. Pearce; M. Rascon; T. Connors; D. Alfred; B. T. Jannuzi; D. Zaritsky; E. Christensen; J. Males; P. Hinz; R. Seaman; K. Gonzales; D. Adriaanse
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Development of PLANETS telescope and visible-infrared spectrometer for monitoring of planetary and exoplanetary atmospheres
Author(s): Takeshi Sakanoi; Jeff Kuhn; Svetlana Berdyugina; Marcelo Emilio; Masato Kagitani; Yasuhiro Hirahara; Hiromu Nakagawa; Yasumasa Kasaba; Takahiro Obara; Shoichi Okano; Isabelle Scholl; Andrei Berdyugin; Vilppu Piirola
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Next-generation small CMB telescopes
Author(s): Keith L. Thompson; Chao-Lin Kuo; Ki Won Yoon; Zeeshan Ahmed
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Towards a European Stratospheric Balloon Observatory: the ESBO design study
Author(s): Philipp Maier; Jürgen Wolf; Thomas Keilig; Alfred Krabbe; Rene Duffard; Jose-Luis Ortiz; Sabine Klinkner; Michael Lengowski; Thomas Müller; Christian Lockowandt; Christian Krockstedt; Norbert Kappelmann; Beate Stelzer; Klaus Werner; Stephan Geier; Christoph Kalkuhl; Thomas Rauch; Thomas Schanz; Jürgen Barnstedt; Lauro Conti; Lars Hanke
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LOCNES: low cost NIR extended solar telescope
Author(s): R. Claudi; A. Ghedina; E. Pace; L. Gallorini; A.-M. Di Giorgio; S.-J. Liu; A. Tozzi; A. F. Lanza; G. Micela; E. Molinari; D. Phillips; G. Tripodo
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Status and performance of Lowell Observatory's Discovery Channel telescope and its growing suite of instruments
Author(s): Stephen E. Levine; William T. DeGroff; Thomas A. Bida; Edward W. Dunham; George H. Jacoby
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Status of the Transneptunian Automated Occultation Survey (TAOS II)
Author(s): Matthew J. Lehner; Shiang-Yu Wang; Mauricio Reyes-Ruíz; Zhi-Wei Zhang; Liliana Figueroa; Chung-Kai Huang; Wei-Ling Yen; Charles Alcock; Fernando Alvarez Santana; Joel Castro-Chacón; Wen-Ping Chen; You-Hua Chu; Kem H. Cook; John C. Geary; Benjamín Hernández; Jennifer E. Karr; J. J. Kavelaars; Timothy Norton; Andrew Szentgyorgyi
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Research on the fault diagnosis and self-healing technology of unattended Antarctic telescope
Author(s): Yun Li; Shihai Yang
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Near infrared sky brightness measurement using an InGaAs detector
Author(s): Yi-hao Zhang; Qi-Jie Tang; Shu-cheng Dong; Jin-ting Chen; Feng-xin Jiang; Zhi-yue Wang; Ya-qi Chen; Ming-hao Jia; Jie Chen; Hong-fei Zhang; Qing-feng Zhu; Peng Jiang; Tuo Ji; Shao-hua Zhang; Yong-qiang Yao; Yun-he Zhou; Hong-shuai Wang; Peng Tang; Jian Wang
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An automatic DIMM for Dome A, Antarctica
Author(s): Bin Ma; Keliang Hu; Yi Hu; Wei Wang; Zhaohui Shang; Yongjiang Wang; Xu Yang
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Alternate site selection and development for the Thirty Meter Telescope at Observatorio del Roque de los Muchachos, La Palma, Spain
Author(s): Jose Teran; Gary Sanders; Grecia Falcon; David Adriaanse; Paul Gillett; Christophe Dumas
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Combining Cn2 models to simulate and forecast the optical turbulence in Armazones and Paranal
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Study of the local optical turbulence in a 1.5m telescope dome with the INTENSE instrument
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Kunlun cloud and aurora monitor
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Site characterisation at Mount Stromlo: results with a single-detector stereo-SCIDAR
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Seeing statistics and characteristics at the MMT Observatory 2003–2018
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DAG-MAM: meteorological and astronomical data monitoring for DAG (Eastern Anatolia Observatory)
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Characterization of atmospheric turbulence for the Large Synoptic Survey Telescope
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Recent developments at the OAN-SPM
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SOAR telescope mount control unit upgrade project: introduction and status report
Author(s): Braulio Canciño; Michael Warner; Manuel Martínez; Rolando Cantarutti; Peter Moore; Norman Díaz; Omar Estay; Guillermo Dubó; Victor Aguirre; Rodrigo Leiva; Jonathan Elias; Cesar Briceño
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Implementation of W. M. Keck Observatory's telescope control system upgrade
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Application of intelligent fuzzy PID control algorithm in large astronomical telescope tracking system
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Modular electronics design for small-size telescope and dome control
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Control and monitoring system for the Greenland Telescope: computers, network and software
Author(s): Hiroaki Nishioka; Chih-Wei Locutus Huang; Nimesh A. Patel; Derek Kubo; Ranjani Srinivasan; Chih-Chiang Han; Chen-Yu Yu; Homin Jiang; Lupin Chun-Che Lin; Zheng Meyer-Zhao; Pierre Martin-Cocher; Satoki Matsushita; Keiichi Asada; Makoto Inoue; Shoko Koyama; Craig Walther; Dan Bintley; Kuan-Yu Liu; Ryan Berthold; Tim Chuter; Per Friberg; Geoffrey C. Bower; Shu-Hao Chang; Ming-Tang Chen; Jessica Dempsey; Sheperd S. Doeleman; Yau-De Huang; Paul T. P. Ho; Jun-Yi Koay; Patrick M. Koch; Ching-Tang Liu; Wen-Ping Lo; Masanori Nakamura; Timothy Norton; George Nystrom; Peter Oshiro; Ta-Shun Wei
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Design of an innovative observer based feedback enabling faster telescope control in SOFIA
Author(s): Friederike Graf; Johannes Reinhart; Andreas Reinacher; Stefanos Fasoulas
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Performance of the second Antarctic Survey Telescope at Dome A
Author(s): X. Y. Li; S. H. Yang; F. J. Du; Z. Y. Li; X. Y. Yuan; B. Z. Gu
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The operation control and data acquisition of the actuators of FAST main reflector
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Auto-tuned thermal control on stratospheric balloon experiments
Author(s): Susan Redmond; Steven Benton; Anthony M. Brown; Paul Clark; Christopher J. Damaren; Tim Eifler; Aurelien A. Fraisse; Mathew N. Galloway; John W. Hartley; Mathilde Jauzac; William C. Jones; Lun Li; Thuy Vy Luu; Richard J. Massey; Jacqueline McCleary; C. Barth Netterfield; Jason D. Rhodes; L. Javier Romualdez; Jürgen Schmoll; Sut-Ieng Tam
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Mt ABU 2.5m Telescope: design and fabrication
Author(s): Olivier Pirnay; Grégory P. Lousberg; Audrey Lanotte; Eric Gabriel; Jean-Marc Tortolani; Nicolas Fontana; Sabrina Orban
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An improved secondary reflector for DVA-2 radio telescope: a case study on application of structural optimization technique
Author(s): Mohammad Islam; Gordon Lacy
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Mechanical preliminary design of the 6.5-meter Telescopio San Pedro Mártir (TSPM)
Author(s): Jorge Uribe; Carlos Tovar; Rogelio Manuel; Saúl Rubio; Carlos Ortega; German González; Berenice Rodríguez; William Lee; Michael Richer; J. Jesús González; Cesar Martínez; Vicente Bringas; Antonio Estrada
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The method to realize the performance of FAST reflector unit
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ASTRI SST-2M: the design evolution from the prototype to the array telescope
Author(s): G. Marchiori; A. Busatta; E. Marcuzzi; C. Manfrin; I. Folla; G. Pareschi; S. Scuderi; E. Giro; R. Canestrari; G. Tosti; E. Antolini; G. Sironi; E. Cascone
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CCAT-prime: a novel telescope for sub-millimeter astronomy
Author(s): Stephen C. Parshley; Jörg Kronshage; James Blair; Terry Herter; Mike Nolta; Gordon J. Stacey; Andrew Bazarko; Frank Bertoldi; Ricardo Bustos; Donald B. Campbell; Scott Chapman; Nicolas Cothard; Mark Devlin; Jens Erler; Michel Fich; Patricio A. Gallardo; Riccardo Giovanelli; Urs Graf; Scott Gramke; Martha P. Haynes; Richard Hills; Michele Limon; Jeffrey G. Mangum; Jeff McMahon; Michael D. Niemack; Thomas Nikola; Markus Omlor; Dominik A. Riechers; Karl Steeger; Jürgen Stutzki; Eve M. Vavagiakis
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Telescope pier seismic isolation for the Giant Magellan Telescope
Author(s): Eric A. Manuel; Michael C. Constantinou; Eric Grigel; Bruce C. Bigelow; José Terán; Bahram Talison
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From the Etna volcano to the Chilean Andes: ASTRI end-to-end telescopes for the Cherenkov Telescope Array
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Design considerations of an inductive sensor for segmented mirror telescopes
Author(s): Varun Kumar; Padmakar Parihar; Athul Nakulan; Arjun Manoharan
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Performance of spatial filtering wavefront sensor for the phasing of segmented telescopes
Author(s): A. Cheffot; L. Noethe; K. Dohlen; A. Vigan; E. Hugot; S. Lévêque ; J.-F. Sauvage
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The research progress of eddy current edge sensors for Chinese Extremely Large Telescope
Author(s): Jijun Ni; Wei Li; Jing Yin; Chengliang Pan; Yong Zhang
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Upgraded wavefront sensor control and analysis software for the MMT Observatory
Author(s): T. E. Pickering
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Mechanisms in the GMT acquisition guiding and wavefront sensing system
Author(s): Daniel Catropa; Brian McLeod; Joseph D'Arco; Daniel Durusky; Jan Kansky; Derek Kopon; Kenneth McCracken; Stuart McMuldroch; William Podgorski; Antonin Bouchez
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Flight performance of the attitude control system of the balloon experimental twin telescope for infrared interferometry (BETTII)
Author(s): Jordi Vila Hernandez de Lorenzo; Stephen A. Rinehart; Maxime Rizzo; Marc Casalprim; Steve Maher; Arnab Dhabal; George Nehmetallah; D. J. Fixsen; Todd J. Veach; Fernando Esteves
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