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Proceedings of SPIE Volume 2201

Adaptive Optics in Astronomy
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Volume Number: 2201
Date Published: 31 May 1994
Softcover: 117 papers (1176) pages
ISBN: 9780819414960

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Adaptive optics at the University of Hawaii I: current performance at the telescope
Author(s): Francois J. Roddier; Jim Anuskiewicz; J. Elon Graves; Malcolm J. Northcott; Claude A. Roddier
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Observations of faint objects with laser beacon adaptive optics
Author(s): Robert Q. Fugate
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W.M. Keck Observatory adaptive optics program
Author(s): Peter L. Wizinowich; Jerry E. Nelson; Terry S. Mast; Anthony D. Gleckler
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Adaptive optics system for the Very Large Telescope
Author(s): Norbert N. Hubin; Bertrand Theodore; Patrick Petitjean; Bernard Delabre
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Adaptive optics: a general purpose system for astronomy
Author(s): Jean-Jacques Roland; Jean-Paul Gaffard; Pascal Jagourel; Corinne Boyer; Patrick Gosselin
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Wavefront compensation using active lenses
Author(s): John W. Hardy; Edward P. Wallner
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Synthetic aperture adaptive optics concept
Author(s): Theodore F. Zehnpfennig; Saul A. Rappaport; Andrew J. LePage
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Analysis and simulation of aperture-sizing strategies with partial adaptive optics
Author(s): Robert K. Tyson
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Optimizing the locations of multiconjugate wavefront correctors
Author(s): Edward P. Wallner
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Theoretical point-spread function for modal adaptive optics
Author(s): Richard W. Wilson; Charles R. Jenkins
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Adaptive optics at the University of Hawaii III: the adaptive optical PSF
Author(s): Malcolm J. Northcott; Claude A. Roddier
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Anisoplanatism effects on diffraction-based performance calculations in adaptive optical systems
Author(s): Steven E. Troxel; Byron M. Welsh; Michael C. Roggemann
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Fractal nature of atmospherically degraded wavefronts: an aid to prediction
Author(s): C. Schwartz; Gideon Baum; Erez N. Ribak; Steven G. Lipson
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Issues in the design and optimization of adaptive optics and laser guide stars for the Keck telescopes
Author(s): Claire E. Max; Donald T. Gavel; Scot S. Olivier; James M. Brase; Herbert W. Friedman; Kenneth Avicola; J. Thaddeus Salmon; Anthony D. Gleckler; Terry S. Mast; Jerry E. Nelson; Peter L. Wizinowich; Gary A. Chanan
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Implication of atmospheric models on adaptive optics designs
Author(s): Leonard John Otten; Demos T. Kyrazis; David W. Tyler; Nancy A. Miller
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Adaptive optics package designed for astronomical use with a laser guide star tuned to an absorption line of atomic sodium
Author(s): J. Thaddeus Salmon; Kenneth Avicola; James M. Brase; John W. Bergum; Herbert W. Friedman; Donald T. Gavel; Claire E. Max; Stephen D. Mostek; Scot S. Olivier; Robert W. Presta; Rodney J. Rinnert; Charles D. Swift; Kenneth E. Waltjen; Carolyn L. Weinzapfel; Jen Nan Wong
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Distortion of light beam and correction of adaptive optics in the atmosphere
Author(s): Zhengfang Song
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Optimal wavelength selection for adaptive optics telescopes
Author(s): David W. Tyler; Janet S. Fender
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Software package for adaptive optics performance analysis
Author(s): Stephen Wampler; Brent L. Ellerbroek; Kim K. Gillies
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Impact of segmentation errors and detector quantization on nonsolar planet detection using a space-based adaptive optical telescope
Author(s): Steve T. Kacenjar; Therese K. Gaines
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Performance simulation and experimental results of low-order adaptive optics systems in conjunction with computer postprocessing
Author(s): David Charles Dayton; Steven C. Sandven; John D. Gonglewski
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Astronomical constraints of laser-beacon adaptive optics systems I: the tracking problem
Author(s): Edward J. Kibblewhite; Mark Richard Chun
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Implementation of cw- and pulsed-laser beacons for astronomical adaptive optics systems
Author(s): Edward J. Kibblewhite; Rodolphe Vuilleumier; Barbara Carter; Walter J. Wild; Tom H. Jeys
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Measurement of focus and off-axis anisoplanatism using a sodium resonance beacon and binary stars
Author(s): Michael Lloyd-Hart; Bruce P. Jacobsen; James Roger P. Angel; Richard G. Dekany; Barbara Carter; Walter J. Wild; Edward J. Kibblewhite; James W. Beletic
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Simulation and analysis of laser guide star adaptive optics systems for the 8- to 10-m-class telescopes
Author(s): Donald T. Gavel; Scot S. Olivier
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Measurement of atmospheric coherence length and isoplanatic angle
Author(s): Zhengfang Song; Gaochao Yang; Xiaochun Liu; Chengyu Fan
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High-speed seeing measurements at the Keck Telescope
Author(s): Frank G. Dekens; David Kirkman; Gary A. Chanan; Terry S. Mast; Jerry E. Nelson; Garth D. Illingworth; Peter L. Wizinowich
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Sodium laser guide star system at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory: system description and experimental results
Author(s): Kenneth Avicola; James M. Brase; James R. Morris; Horst D. Bissinger; Herbert W. Friedman; Donald T. Gavel; Rodney Kiefer; Claire E. Max; Scot S. Olivier; David A. Rapp; J. Thaddeus Salmon; David A. Smauley; Kenneth E. Waltjen
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Field evaluation of two new continuous-wave dye laser systems optimized for sodium beacon excitation
Author(s): Bruce P. Jacobsen; Ty Martinez; James Roger P. Angel; Michael Lloyd-Hart; Steve M. Benda; Dave Middleton; Herbert W. Friedman; Gaylen V. Erbert
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Design of a fieldable laser system for a sodium guide star
Author(s): Herbert W. Friedman; Gaylen V. Erbert; Thomas C. Kuklo; J. Thaddeus Salmon; David A. Smauley; Gary R. Thompson; Jen Nan Wong
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Preliminary closed-loop results from an adaptive optics system using a sodium resonance guide star
Author(s): Michael Lloyd-Hart; James Roger P. Angel; Bruce P. Jacobsen; David M. Wittman; Donald W. McCarthy; Edward J. Kibblewhite; Barbara Carter; Walter J. Wild
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Point-ahead-compensated illumination tests using the 500-channel Innovative Science and Technology Experimental Facility adaptive optics system
Author(s): Michael J. LeFebvre; Edward Louis Cuellar; Grady L. Taylor; Steven M. Stahl; Todd K. Barrett; David G. Sandler
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First light on an edge-matched segmented adaptive mirror at the McMath Telescope
Author(s): Anthony D. Gleckler; James Roger P. Angel; Donald W. McCarthy; Bobby Lee Ulich; Kent P. Pflibsen; Peter L. Wizinowich
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Adaptive optics for the 6.5-m single mirror conversion of the Multiple Mirror Telescope
Author(s): David G. Sandler; Steven M. Stahl; James Roger P. Angel; Michael Lloyd-Hart
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Binary adaptive optics: a status report
Author(s): Gordon D. Love; Andrew Peter Doel; Richard M. Myers; Alan Purvis; Ray M. Sharples
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Adaptive optics performance analysis for the Gemini 8-m Telescopes Project
Author(s): Brent L. Ellerbroek; Stephen M. Pompea; David J. Robertson; C. Matt Mountain
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Astronomical adaptive optics system for use on a 4-m-class telescope at optical wavelengths
Author(s): Richard M. Myers; Andrew Peter Doel; Colin N. Dunlop; John Victor Major; Ray M. Sharples; Andrew J. A. Vick
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High-resolution infrared imaging utilizing a tip-tilt secondary mirror
Author(s): Laird Miller Close; David M. Wittman; Donald W. McCarthy
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Description of the Chicago Adaptive Optics System (ChAOS)
Author(s): Edward J. Kibblewhite; Walter J. Wild; Barbara Carter; Mark Richard Chun; Fang Shi; Michael F. Smutko; Vijuna Scor
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Images of asteroids 1 Ceres, 2 Pallas, and 4 Vesta with adaptive optics at the Starfire Optical Range
Author(s): Jack D. Drummond; Julian C. Christou
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Adaptive optics at Lick Observatory: system architecture and operations
Author(s): James M. Brase; Jong R. An; Kenneth Avicola; Horst D. Bissinger; Herbert W. Friedman; Donald T. Gavel; Brooks Johnston; Claire E. Max; Scot S. Olivier; Robert W. Presta; David A. Rapp; J. Thaddeus Salmon; Kenneth E. Waltjen; William A. Fisher
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Hartmann wavefront sensing with an artificial neural network processor
Author(s): Eli Ettedgui-Atad; G. Catalan; John W. Harris; Colin M. Humphries; A. M. Smillie; Alistair E. Armitage; G. S. Hanspal; R. J. McKeating
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New pupil-plane wavefront gradient sensor
Author(s): Bruce A. Horwitz
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Adaptive optics at the University of Hawaii IV: a photon-counting curvature wavefront sensor
Author(s): J. Elon Graves; Francois J. Roddier; Malcolm J. Northcott; Jim Anuskiewicz; Guy J. Monnet
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Performance comparison of the shearing interferometer and Hartmann wavefront sensor
Author(s): Timothy L. Pennington; Byron M. Welsh; Michael C. Roggemann
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Curvature-based wavefront sensor for use on extended patterns
Author(s): Renate Kupke; Francois J. Roddier; Donald L. Mickey
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Curvature sensing analysis
Author(s): Dustin C. Johnston; Brent L. Ellerbroek; Stephen M. Pompea
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Novel wavefront sensor used in adaptive optics: Zernike polynomials coefficients sensor
Author(s): Xin Yu; Xueye Wei
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Single-image wavefront curvature sensing
Author(s): Paul Hickson; Gregory S. Burley
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Experiments on wavefront sensing at La Palma
Author(s): Thomas W. Nicholls; Christopher J. Solomon; Martyn Wells; Nicholas J. Wooder; Christopher Dainty
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New circular radial-scan frame-storage CCDs for low-order adaptive optics wavefront curvature sensing
Author(s): John C. Geary; Gerard Anthony Luppino
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Development of a low-noise high-frame-rate CCD for adaptive optics
Author(s): Bruce Martin Levine; James R. Janesick; J. C. Shelton
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Rapid-framing CCDs with 16 output ports for laser guide star sensors
Author(s): John C. Geary
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Avalanche photodiodes and area CCDs for fast-guiding and wavefront-sensing applications
Author(s): Craig D. Mackay; John E. Baldwin; John Rogers; Graham C. Cox
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Large-telescope natural guide star adaptive optics system
Author(s): David C. Redding; Mark H. Milman; Laura Needels
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Wavefront reconstruction by machine learning using the delta rule
Author(s): James Roger P. Angel
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Zernike decomposition of anisoplanatism for laser beacons and natural guide stars
Author(s): Steven M. Stahl
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Multiframe blind deconvolution with high photon noise
Author(s): David Charles Dayton; Steven C. Sandven; Timothy J. Schulz; John D. Gonglewski
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Novel avalanche photodiode for adaptive optics
Author(s): Domenico Bonaccini; Sergio D. Cova; Massimo Ghioni; R. Gheser; Simone Esposito; Guido Brusa-Zappellini
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Wavefront reconstruction algorithms for astronomical adaptive optics systems
Author(s): Ray M. Sharples; Andrew Peter Doel; Richard M. Myers
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Xinetics low-cost deformable mirrors with actuator replacement cartridges
Author(s): Mark A. Ealey; John A. Wellman
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Adaptive optics: description of available components at Laserdot
Author(s): Jean-Paul Gaffard; Pascal Jagourel; Pierre Gigan
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Bimorph deformable mirror design
Author(s): Steven G. Lipson; Erez N. Ribak; C. Schwartz
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High-bandwidth interferometer for real-time measurement of deformable mirrors
Author(s): Todd K. Barrett; Alan W. Rego; Edward Louis Cuellar; Michael J. LeFebvre; David G. Sandler; Robert Q. Fugate; Brent L. Ellerbroek
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Quasi-hexagonal deformable mirror geometries
Author(s): Walter J. Wild; Edward J. Kibblewhite; Vijuna Scor
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Effect of hysteresis on the performance of deformable mirrors and methods of its compensation
Author(s): Edward J. Kibblewhite; Michael F. Smutko; Fang Shi
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Membrane deformable mirror for SUBARU adaptive optics
Author(s): Hideki Takami; Masanori Iye
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Adaptive optics with liquid crystal phase screens
Author(s): Domenico Bonaccini; Simone Esposito; Guido Brusa-Zappellini
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Fabrication and testing of a large active primary reflector structure
Author(s): Paul D. MacNeal; Ken A. Jewett; George E. Sevaston; Leonard I. Dorsky
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Interferometric measurement and analysis of influence functions for a large deformable mirror
Author(s): Mark E. Furber; Charles D. Cox; David Blaszak; Charles D. Houghton
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Optimizing a deformable secondary mirror for adaptive optics
Author(s): Bruce C. Bigelow; Richard G. Bingham; David D. Walker
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Highly variable curvature mirrors for the Very Large Telescope Interferometer
Author(s): Marc Ferrari; Gerard R. Lemaitre; Silvio P. Mazzanti; Oskar von der Luehe; Bernard di Biagio; Pierre Montiel; Daniel Revest; Patrice Joulie; Jean-Francois Carre
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Design and operation of the infrared chopping secondary mirror for the Keck 10-m telescope
Author(s): Kenneth R. Lorell; Jean-Noel Aubrun; Gregory J. Feher; Ernesto O. Perez; Donald F. Zacharie; Paul J. Reshatoff
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Technology for quiet optical systems in space
Author(s): Robert A. Laskin; James L. Fanson
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Correctability modeling of a large deformable mirror
Author(s): Mark E. Furber; David Blaszak; Mario R. Pieri
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Artificial intelligence system and optimized modal control for the ADONIS adaptive optics instrument
Author(s): Laurent Demailly; Eric Gendron; Jean-Luc Beuzit; Francois Lacombe; Norbert N. Hubin
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Adaptive optics at the University of Hawaii II: control system with real-time diagnostics
Author(s): Jim Anuskiewicz; Malcolm J. Northcott; J. Elon Graves
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Experiments in modeling and control of the ASCIE segmented reflector
Author(s): Alain C. Carrier; Jean-Noel Aubrun
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Adaptive optics: a method for real-time optimization of the loop gains in AO systems
Author(s): Jean-Paul Gaffard; Corinne Boyer
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PAMELA: progress report on a 0.5-m-diam telescope with a 36-segment adaptive primary mirror
Author(s): Anthony D. Gleckler; Gregory H. Ames; David J. Markason; Skip Radau; Henry B. Waites
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Experiments with adaptive nonlinear control systems for atmospheric correction
Author(s): Sol W. Gully; James Huang; Nikolaos Denis; Douglas P. Looze; Allan Wirth; Andrew J. Jankevics; David A. Castanon
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Optimizing closed-loop adaptive optics performance using multiple control bandwidths
Author(s): Brent L. Ellerbroek; Charles Van Loan; Nikos P. Pitsianis; Robert J. Plemmons
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Coupling efficiency of starlight to low-order-mode optical fibers using adaptive optics: rationale and experiments using the Wavefront Control Experiment
Author(s): Edward J. Kibblewhite; Fang Shi; Walter J. Wild
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ADONIS: a user-friendly adaptive optics system for the ESO 3.6-m telescope
Author(s): Jean-Luc Beuzit; Norbert N. Hubin; Eric Gendron; Laurent Demailly; Pierre Gigan; Francois Lacombe; Frederic Chazallet; Didier Rabaud; Gerard Rousset
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Five-order correction adaptive optics system for meter-class telescopes
Author(s): Donald G. Bruns; Eric T. Meyer
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Study of anisoplanatism using binary stars
Author(s): Dustin C. Johnston; Brent L. Ellerbroek; Carolyn D. Morgenstern
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Low-order adaptive optics and single-mode fibers in stellar interferometry
Author(s): David F. Buscher; Stuart B. Shaklan
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Estimating residual aberrations from images taken at the user focus of a telescope compensated by adaptive optics
Author(s): Oskar von der Luehe; Bertrand Theodore
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UnISIS: University of Illinois Seeing Improvement System (UnISIS)--an adaptive optics instrument for the Mt. Wilson 2.5-m telescope
Author(s): Laird A. Thompson
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Performance and results of the COME-ON+ adaptive optics system at the ESO 3.6-m telescope
Author(s): Gerard Rousset; Jean-Luc Beuzit; Norbert N. Hubin; Eric Gendron; Pierre-Yves Madec; Corinne Boyer; Jean-Paul Gaffard; Jean-Claude Richard; M. Vittot; Pierre Gigan; Pierre J. Lena
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Astrophysical results with the COME-ON+ adaptive optics system
Author(s): Pierre J. Lena
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Performance of adaptive optics at Lick Observatory
Author(s): Scot S. Olivier; Jong R. An; Kenneth Avicola; Horst D. Bissinger; James M. Brase; Herbert W. Friedman; Donald T. Gavel; Erik M. Johansson; Claire E. Max; Kenneth E. Waltjen; William A. Fisher; William C. Bradford
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Field tests of the Wavefront Control Experiment
Author(s): Walter J. Wild; Edward J. Kibblewhite; Fang Shi; Barbara Carter; Gary Kelderhouse; Rodolphe Vuilleumier; Herbert L. Manning
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Active optics and coronagraphy with the Hubble Space Telescope
Author(s): Fabien Malbet; Michael Shao; Jeffrey W. Yu
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Beams and image formation with adaptive correction
Author(s): Vladimir P. Lukin
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Efficiency of deformable and segmented mirrors for correction of turbulence-induced wavefront distortions
Author(s): Vladimir P. Lukin; Boris V. Fortes; Feodor Yu. Kanev
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Segmented mirror control system
Author(s): Victor I. Sidorov; Nicolay A. Lavrov
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Optical wavefront corrector based on liquid crystal concept
Author(s): Arkady P. Onokhov; Vladimir V. Reznichenko; Dmitry N. Yeskov; Victor I. Sidorov
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Mirror temperature stabilization and deformation by local heaters
Author(s): Vladimir V. Reznichenko; Natalia S. Yakovleva
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Adaptive (immunized) speckle interferometry concept
Author(s): Aleksandr N. Safronov; Andrew A. Pahomov
Some features of segmented mirror fabrication and testing
Author(s): Michael G. Arkipov; Vladimir I. Podoba; Alexander G. Seregin
High-performance deformable mirror for wavefront compensation
Author(s): Robert L. Lillard; John D. Schell
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New optical systems
Author(s): Yuriy Ivanovich Hovsepyan
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Wavefront reconstruction methods for a natural guide star adaptive optics application to the Keck Telescope
Author(s): Mark H. Milman; Laura Needels; David C. Redding
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PUEO: the Canada-France-Hawaii Telescope adaptive optics bonnette I: system description
Author(s): Robin Arsenault; Derrick A. Salmon; John M. Kerr; Francois J. Rigaut; David Crampton; Walter A. Grundmann
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Canada-France-Hawaii Telescope adaptive optics bonnette II: simulations and control
Author(s): Francois J. Rigaut; Robin Arsenault; John M. Kerr; Derrick A. Salmon; Malcolm J. Northcott; Yvan Dutil; Corinne Boyer
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Modified Hartmann-Shack wavefront sensing and iterative wavefront reconstruction
Author(s): Guang-Ming Dai
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Time series of atmospherically distorted wavefronts
Author(s): Hans Jakobsson
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Compensated imaging over arcminutes with fringes in the sodium layer
Author(s): Erez N. Ribak; Yael Baharav; Joseph Shamir
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Adaptive optics for in-orbit spherical aberration correction
Author(s): Marija Strojnik; George N. Lawrence
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Multitiered wavefront sensor using binary optics
Author(s): Daniel R. Neal; Mial E. Warren; James K. Gruetzner; Tony G. Smith; R. R. Rosenthal; T. Stewart McKechnie
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Fundamental limitation in adaptive optics: how to eliminate it? A full-aperture tilt measurement technique with a laser guide star
Author(s): Mikhail S. Belen'kii
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Correction of anisoplanatic blur by using phase diversity
Author(s): Richard G. Paxman; Brian J. Thelen; John H. Seldin
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Wavefront control using a 64x64-pixel liquid crystal array
Author(s): Gordon D. Love; Sergio R. Restaino; Gary C. Loos; Alan Purvis
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Experimental adaptive optics system
Author(s): Alexander B. Alexandrov; Pavel P. Inshin; Vjatcheslav V. Tyapin

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