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Proceedings of SPIE Volume 1236

Advanced Technology Optical Telescopes IV
Editor(s): Lawrence D. Barr
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Volume Details

Volume Number: 1236
Date Published: 1 July 1990
Softcover: 107 papers (1113) pages
ISBN: 9780819402806

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WIN 3.5-m telescope project
Author(s): Matthew W. Johns; Catherine A. Pilachowski
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Seeing measurements at the Multiple Mirror Telescope obtained with a very high quality 1.8-m primary mirror
Author(s): Frederic H. Chaffee; Richard H. Cromwell
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NOAO 8-m telescopes project
Author(s): Patrick S. Osmer
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Technical description of the U.K. large telescope
Author(s): Roger Llewelyn Davies; Keith Raybould
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Progress report on the Magellan 8-m telescope project
Author(s): Alan M. Dressler
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Construction of the Keck Observatory
Author(s): Jerry E. Nelson; Terry S. Mast
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Present status of the JNLT project
Author(s): Keiichi Kodaira
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ESO VLT Project: I. A status report
Author(s): Daniel Enard
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ESO VLT: II. Optical specifications and performance of large optics
Author(s): Philippe Dierickx; Daniel Enard; Fritz Merkle; Lothar Noethe; Raymond N. Wilson
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Optical design, error budget, and specifications for the Columbus Project Telescope
Author(s): John M. Hill
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VLT interferometer: proposed implementation
Author(s): Jacques Maurice Beckers; Daniel Enard; Michel Faucherre; Fritz Merkle; G. P. Di Benedetto; R. Braun; R. Foy; Reinhard Genzel; Laurent Koechlin; Gerd Weigelt
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Primary corrector of Japanese National Large Telescope
Author(s): Kyoji Nariai
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Model optical systems for 8-m telescopes
Author(s): Richard G. Bingham
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Filled aperture telescopes in the next millennium
Author(s): James Roger P. Angel
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VLT interferometer: IV. The utility of partial adaptive optics
Author(s): Jacques Maurice Beckers
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Diffraction-limited imaging using large ground-based telescopes
Author(s): T. Stewart McKechnie
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Stellar image stabilization using piezo-driven active mirrors
Author(s): Andrew Peter Doel; Colin N. Dunlop; John Victor Major; Richard M. Myers; Alan Purvis; M. G. Thompson
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Liquid mirrors: a progress report
Author(s): Ermanno F. Borra; Robert Content; Mark R. Drinkwater; Luc Girard; Louise Tremblay; Stan Szapiel; Brad K. Gibson; Paul Hickson; Christopher L. Morbey
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New technology mirror coronagraph with extended applications
Author(s): Raymond N. Smartt; Serge L. Koutchmy; Stephen A. Colley; R. Caron; Rainer Schwenn; Sergio R. Restaino
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Space Schmidt imaging telescope: optical concept and astrophysical objectives
Author(s): George R. Carruthers; Jacqueline Fischer; James D. Wray; Daniel J. Schroeder; Robert W. O'Connell; Adolf N. Witt
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Design of a shuttle-based space debris telescope
Author(s): Eric Harvey Richardson; David L. Talent; Constance L. Tritsch; Faith Vilas
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Design study of a new wide-field AAT prime focus: the 2dF
Author(s): Keith Taylor; Peter M. Gray
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Research for fiber optic telescope using large cross-section image-transmitting bundle
Author(s): Zeying Chi; Wenjian Chen
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Improved chopping secondary system for a 300-mm balloon-borne IR telescope
Author(s): Zunyuan Zhou; Xiang Jiang
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Chopping secondary mirror system for 1.3-m IR telescope
Author(s): Takaharu Ueda; Shigeki Mizuno; Tetsu Yamamoto
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Low-cost, high-resolution telescopes for imaging low-earth-orbit satellites
Author(s): Norbert A. Massie; Yale Oster; Gregory D. Poe; Lynn G. Seppala; Michael Shao
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VLT Interferometer: II. Factors affecting on-axis operation
Author(s): Jacques Maurice Beckers
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Design of wide-field arrays
Author(s): Cheng-Hsi Miao; Robert R. Shannon
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VLT Interferometer: III. Factors affecting wide field-of-view operation
Author(s): Jacques Maurice Beckers
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Fundamental limitations on off-axis performance of phased telescope arrays
Author(s): James E. Harvey; Christ Ftaclas
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Four-telescope phased array optical simulation
Author(s): Burton D. O'Neil; Christopher R. DeHainaut; Paul Menicucci; Carol E. Hines
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Optical diagnostic equipment for evaluating a wide field-of-view phased array telescope
Author(s): Raymond C. Dymale; Joseph Paul Blea
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Dynamic modeling of a phased array telescope
Author(s): Mohammad Jamshidi; Nancy A. Miller; Joseph A. Meinhardt; Richard A. Carreras
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Control system description and performance of a phased array telescope
Author(s): Charles A. Tipton; Joseph A. Meinhardt; Mohammad Jamshidi
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Wide field-of-view phased array telescope
Author(s): Christopher R. DeHainaut; Dan K. Marker; Dennis C. Duneman; Raymond C. Dymale; Joseph Paul Blea
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Seeing monitor based on wavefront curvature sensing
Author(s): Francois J. Roddier; J. Elon Graves; Eric J. Limburg
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Intercomparison of American and Soviet stellar image motion monitors
Author(s): Fred F. Forbes; Alexander S. Kutyrev
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Seeing at Mauna Kea: a joint UH-UN-NOAO-CFHT study
Author(s): Francois J. Roddier; Lennox L. Cowie; J. Elon Graves; A. Songaila; Daniel L. McKenna; Jean Vernin; Max Azouit; J. L. Caccia; Eric J. Limburg; Claude A. Roddier; Derrick A. Salmon; Stephane Beland; David J. Cowley; S. Hill
Seeing studies on a 1.8-m mirror
Author(s): Lawrence D. Barr; John Fox; Gary A. Poczulp; Claude A. Roddier
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MMT conversion: a status report
Author(s): Frederic H. Chaffee; Daniel R. Blanco; Craig B. Foltz; Clinton C. Janes; Howard N. Lester; Anthony D. Poyner; Joseph T. Williams; Stephen C. Criswell; Daniel G. Fabricant; Gary D. Schmidt
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Thermal design concept of JNLT
Author(s): Izumi Mikami; Noboru Itoh; Satoru Kotoh; Hiroyasu Ando
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Site testing telescope on Mt. Hopkins
Author(s): Richard H. Cromwell; V. R. Haemmerle; Neville J. Woolf
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Low turbulence--high performance
Author(s): Arne L. Ardeberg; Torben Andersen
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Design of the Apache Point Observatory 3.5-m telescope: V. Telescope-enclosure thermal modeling
Author(s): Walter A. Siegmund
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Flow visualization of four 8-m telescope-enclosure designs
Author(s): Walter A. Siegmund; Woon-Yin Wong; Fred F. Forbes; Charles H. Comfort; Siriluk Limmongkol
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Technology for 8-m primary mirrors
Author(s): Richard G. Bingham; David D. Walker; Francisco Diego
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Fabrication of large-aperture mirrors for astronomical telescopes
Author(s): Terence A. Facey; Andreas L. Nonnenmacher; David P. Chadwick
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Accomodating CTE discontinuities in a ULE mosaic mirror
Author(s): Michael H. Krim; Gregory P. Ruthven; Bernard F. Skrobacz
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3.5-m mirror project at NOAO
Author(s): Larry M. Stepp
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Hartmann test data reduction
Author(s): Earl T. Pearson
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Interferometric testing of large optics in the presence of vibration
Author(s): Peter L. Wizinowich; D'nardo Colucci
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Fabrication of large optical surfaces using a combination of polishing and mirror bending
Author(s): Terry S. Mast; Jerry E. Nelson
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Progress in the stressed-lap polishing of a 1.8-m f/1 mirror
Author(s): Hubert M. Martin; David S. Anderson; James Roger P. Angel; Robert H. Nagel; Steve C. West; R. S. Young
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Computer-controlled figuring and testing
Author(s): Tapio K. Korhonen; Timo Lappalainen
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Computer-aided zonal figuring of aspherical surface
Author(s): Shi-jie Yang
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Carbon fiber reinforced fused quartz for space telescope
Author(s): Yasi Jiang; Shibin Jiang; Huirong Wang; Menda Chen; Ruibao Xie
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Composite technology for lightweight optical mirrors
Author(s): Bernd Abt; Gunter Helwig; Dietmar Scheulen
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Fabrication and testing of grazing incidence x-ray imaging telescope aspherical objective barrel to be used in astronomical satellite
Author(s): Changxin Zhou; Xiangsong Miao
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Spin-cast Zerodur mirror substrates of the 8-m class and lightweighted substrates for secondary mirrors
Author(s): Rudolf W. Mueller; Hartmut W. Hoeness; Thomas A. Marx
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Engineering with lightweight mirrors
Author(s): Robert E. Parks; Richard W. Wortley; James E. Cannon
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ULE channeled mirror fabrication
Author(s): Julie Spangenberg-Jolley; Thomas W. Hobbs; Gary Proulx
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Design of a manufacturing facility for 8- to 10-m class mirrors
Author(s): Michael H. Krim
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Air flow studies in channelled mirrors
Author(s): Lawrence D. Barr; John Fox; David M. Dryden; Gary A. Poczulp
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Multiplexed precision thermal measurement system for large structured mirrors
Author(s): David M. Dryden; Earl T. Pearson
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Temperature control of large honeycomb mirrors
Author(s): Walter A. Siegmund; Larry M. Stepp; James Lauroesch
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System for precise temperature sensing and thermal control of borosilicate honeycomb mirrors during polishing and testing
Author(s): Michael Lloyd-Hart
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Generalized nonlinear time-domain tracking control model for advanced technology telescopes
Author(s): Bobby Lee Ulich; Kent P. Pflibsen; Chris Sheppard; Lonnie K. Calmes
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Methods for measuring and reducing slippage of friction rollers employed in off-axis couplings of position encoders to telescopes
Author(s): Robert I. Kibrick; Steven L. Allen
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Spectroscopic survey telescope design: II. Tracking geometry
Author(s): Frank B. Ray
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Performance of the Apache Point Observatory 3.5-m telescope: II, pointing and tracking
Author(s): Russell E. Owen; Charles L. Hull; Walter A. Siegmund
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Detail design problems and their solutions: Apache Point Observatory 3.5-m telescope
Author(s): Steven M. Gunnels
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Several proposals for large advanced astronomical telescope
Author(s): Pin-Zhong Ma
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Mechanical structure of JNLT: analysis of mirror deflection due to wind loading
Author(s): Noboru Itoh; Izumi Mikami; Takeshi Noguchi; Yasuhiro Shimizu; Yasumasa Yamashita; Jerry Sovka; Robert A. McLaren; D. Andre Erasmus
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Design strategies for very large telescopes
Author(s): Warren B. Davison
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Spectroscopic survey telescope design: III. optical support structure and overall configuration
Author(s): Frank B. Ray
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ESO VLT: III. The support system of the primary mirrors
Author(s): Michael W. Schneermann; Xiangqun Cui; Daniel Enard; Lothar Noethe; H. Postema
Active optics experiments with a 62-cm thin mirror
Author(s): Masanori Iye; Takeshi Noguchi; Yasuo Torii; Yoshitaka Mikami; Yasumasa Yamashita; Wataru Tanaka; Masaki Tabata; Noboru Itoh
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Evaporative coating systems for very large astronomical mirrors
Author(s): B. A. Sabol; Bruce Atwood; John M. Hill; Joseph T. Williams; Michael P. Lesser; Paul Laurence Byard; Warren B. Davison
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Absolute piston phasing of segmented-mirror optical systems using depth-modulated white-light interferometry
Author(s): Richard F. Horton; Ernest E. Huber; Leonas A. Bernotas; L. G. B. Yee; A. V. Roberts; J. M. Norton; Edward G. Corbett; Ronald A. Humphreys
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Emulator for the W. M. Keck 10-m telescope
Author(s): Josep M. Fuertes; Richard C. Jared; Jorge Llacer
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Innovative approach to next-generation telescope design
Author(s): Bobby Lee Ulich; John D. G. Rather
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W. M. Keck Telescope segmented primary mirror active control system
Author(s): Richard C. Jared; A. A. Arthur; S. Andreae; A. K. Biocca; Richard W. Cohen; Josep M. Fuertes; J. Franck; George Gabor; Jorge Llacer; Terry S. Mast; John D. Meng; Tom L. Merrick; Robert H. Minor; James Truman Nelson; M. Orayani; P. Salz; Barbara A. Schaefer; Chris Witebsky
Alignment and calibration of the W. M. Keck telescope segmented primary mirror
Author(s): Chris Witebsky; Robert H. Minor; Eugene Veklerov; Richard C. Jared
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W. M. Keck telescope segmented primary mirror active control system software
Author(s): Richard W. Cohen; S. Andreae; A. K. Biocca; Richard C. Jared; Jorge Llacer; John D. Meng; Robert H. Minor; M. Orayani
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Position actuators for the primary mirror of the W. M. Keck telescope
Author(s): John D. Meng; J. Franck; George Gabor; Richard C. Jared; Robert H. Minor; Barbara A. Schaefer
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Displacement sensors for the primary mirror of the W. M. Keck telescope
Author(s): Robert H. Minor; A. A. Arthur; George Gabor; Hunter G. Jackson; Richard C. Jared; Terry S. Mast; Barbara A. Schaefer
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Analysis of the W. M. Keck telescope primary mirror control loop
Author(s): Jorge Llacer; Richard C. Jared; Josep M. Fuertes
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Altitude-altitude mounting for an 8-m telescope
Author(s): Eric Harvey Richardson; Walter A. Grundmann; Graham J. Odgers
Progress toward making lightweight 8-m mirrors of short focal length
Author(s): James Roger P. Angel; Warren B. Davison; John M. Hill; Edward J. Mannery; Hubert M. Martin
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High-image-quality Mersenne-Schmidt system and its comparison with classical Schmidt camera
Author(s): Jingquan Cheng; Ming Liang
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Design of the central-axis reflector and results leading to the off-axis reflector
Author(s): Hermann Huegenell
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Lateral shearing interferometry: evaluation and control of the optical performance of astronomical telescopes
Author(s): Eli Ettedgui-Atad; John W. Harris; Colin M. Humphries; Victoria C. Salter
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Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy: Part I. The facility
Author(s): Alois A. Himmes; A. Reinhold Ewald
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Cleaning large optics with CO2 snow
Author(s): Richard R. Zito
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Removable atmospheric dispersion corrector for 8-m telescope design
Author(s): Ming Liang
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Columbus Project Telescope
Author(s): Peter A. Strittmatter
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10-m optical telescope for deep-space communications
Author(s): Kamran S. Shaik; Edwin L. Kerr
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Advanced technology in the VATT
Author(s): Daniel R. Blanco; Chris Corbally; Robert H. Nagel; Neville J. Woolf
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Computer-controlled optical surfacing for off-axis aspheric mirrors
Author(s): Jerrold Zimmerman
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Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy: Part II. Advanced technologies
Author(s): A. Reinhold Ewald; Alois A. Himmes
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Considering the role of the operator: a seer's eye view
Author(s): William H. Hathaway
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New four-mirror design tailored for the volume production of intermediate aperture telescopes
Author(s): Bill Anderson; Andrew E. Toth
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Multitelescope telescope: a cost-effective approach to fiber-fed spectroscopy
Author(s): William G. Bagnuolo; Ingemar K. Furenlid; Douglas R. Gies; Donald J. Barry; William H. Russell; John F. Dorsey
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Optical delay line for stellar interferometer
Author(s): Bertrand Koehler; Emmanuel Manil
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First diffraction-limited astronomical images with adaptive optics
Author(s): Fritz Merkle; Gerard Rousset; Pierre Y. Kern; Jean-Paul Gaffard
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Testing of telescope optics: a new approach
Author(s): Claude A. Roddier; Francois J. Roddier; Alan N. Stockton; Andrew J. Pickles; Nicolas A. Roddier
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