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Proceedings of SPIE Volume 3352

Advanced Technology Optical/IR Telescopes VI
Editor(s): Larry M. Stepp
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Volume Details

Volume Number: 3352
Date Published: 25 August 1998
Softcover: 87 papers (902) pages
ISBN: 9780819427991

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Gemini 8-m telescopes
Author(s): C. Matt Mountain; Fred C. Gillett; Jacobus M. Oschmann
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Subaru Telescope
Author(s): Norio Kaifu
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Large Binocular Telescope Project
Author(s): John M. Hill; Piero Salinari
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Early performance and present status of the Hobby-Eberly Telescope
Author(s): Lawrence W. Ramsey; Mark T. Adams; Thomas G. Barnes; John A. Booth; Mark E. Cornell; James R. Fowler; Niall I. Gaffney; John W. Glaspey; John M. Good; Gary J. Hill; Philip W. Kelton; Victor L. Krabbendam; Larry Edwin Long; Phillip J. MacQueen; Frank B. Ray; Randall L. Ricklefs; J. Sage; Thomas A. Sebring; William J. Spiesman; M. Steiner
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Upgraded UKIRT
Author(s): Timothy G. Hawarden; Nicholas P. Rees; Charles P. Cavedoni; Timothy C. Chuter; Antonio C. Chrysostomou; Donald G. Pettie; Richard J. Bennett; Eli Ettedgui-Atad; John W. Harris; Brian Mack; Eckhart Pitz; Andreas Glindemann; Stefan Hippler; Ralf-Rainer Rohloff; Karl Wagner
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Gran Telescopio Canarias: project status
Author(s): Pedro Alvarez; Jose Miguel Rodriguez-Espinosa
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Concept and design of the 2.0-m NGAT: the new generation of astronomical telescopes
Author(s): Anthony G. Mansfield
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MAGNUM (multicolor active galactic nuclei monitoring) Project
Author(s): Yukiyasu Kobayashi; Yuzuru Yoshii; Bruce A. Peterson; Satoshi Miyazaki; Tsutomu Aoki; Takeo Minezaki; Kimiaki Kawara; Keigo Enya; Norio Okada; Masahiro Suganuma; Ben Greene; M. O'Brien; Lawrence K. Randall
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ZERODUR for lightweight secondary/tertiary mirrors
Author(s): Hans F. Morian; Reiner H. Mauch
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Ultralightweight galvanic mirrors
Author(s): Roland Graue; Dirk Kampf
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Large-sky-area multiobject fiber spectroscopic telescope (LAMOST) and its key technology
Author(s): Ding-qiang Su; Xiangqun Cui; Ya-nan Wang; Zheng qiu Yao
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Comparison of shipping, handling, and shock instrumentation results for two 3.5-m-class primary mirrors
Author(s): Don H. Killpatrick; James W. Mayo
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Advances in beryllium optical technology utilizing spherical powder
Author(s): Thomas B. Parsonage
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Total quality manufacturing: the success of Corning's 8-m mirror blank programs
Author(s): Mary J. Edwards
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Fabrication and measured quality of the MMT primary mirror
Author(s): Hubert M. Martin; R. G. Allen; James Roger P. Angel; James H. Burge; Warren B. Davison; Scott T. DeRigne; Lee R. Dettmann; Dean A. Ketelsen; W. Cary Kittrell; Stephen M. Miller; Peter A. Strittmatter; Steve C. West
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Gemini 8.2-m primary mirror no. 1 polishing
Author(s): Marc Cayrel; P. Beraud; Jacques Paseri; E. Dromas
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Handling 20 tons of honeycomb mirror with a very gentle touch
Author(s): Warren B. Davison; Joseph T. Williams; John M. Hill
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Commissioning of the Italian National Telescope Galileo
Author(s): Fabio Bortoletto; Carlotta Bonoli; Maurizio D'Alessandro; Roberto Ragazzoni; Paolo Conconi; Dario Mancini; Mauro Pucillo
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Support structure of LAMOST Schmidt plate MA
Author(s): Xiangqun Cui; Dehua Yang
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Image quality and active optics for the Gran Telescopio Canarias
Author(s): Javier Castro; C. Delores Bello; Lotti Jochum; Nicholas Devaney
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AEOS 3.67-m telescope primary mirror active control system
Author(s): James E. Kimbrell; David Greenwald
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Active supports and force optimization for the MMT primary mirror
Author(s): Hubert M. Martin; Shawn P. Callahan; Brian Cuerden; Warren B. Davison; Scott T. DeRigne; Lee R. Dettmann; Giancarlo Parodi; Thomas J. Trebisky; Steve C. West; Joseph T. Williams
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Development and performance of Hobby-Eberly Telescope 11-m segmented mirror
Author(s): Victor L. Krabbendam; Thomas A. Sebring; Frank B. Ray; James R. Fowler
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Magellan 6.5-m telescopes project: status report
Author(s): Matthew Johns
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Status of the coating facility of the Subaru Telescope
Author(s): Saeko S. Hayashi; Yukiko Kamata; Tomio Kanzawa; Akihiko Miyashita; Masao Nakagiri; Tetsuo Nishimura; Takeshi Noguchi; Kiichi Okita; Norio Oshima; Goro Sasaki; Yasuo Torii; Masami Yutani; Tsuyoshi Ishikawa
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Scatter and reflectivity measurements on large telescope mirror coatings
Author(s): James W. Mayo; Don H. Killpatrick
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Development of silver coating options for the Gemini 8-m telescopes project
Author(s): Michael Ray Jacobson; Ruth C. Kneale; Fred C. Gillett; Keith Raybould; John F. Filhaber; Charles K. Carniglia; Ronald Laird; Dennis Kitchens; Ric P. Shimshock; Donald C. Booth
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Present status of the GTC installations design
Author(s): German R. Pescador; Javier Serrano
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Conversion of the MMT to a 6.5-m telescope: the optics support structure and the enclosure
Author(s): Joseph Antebi; Donald O. Dusenberry; Atis A. Liepins
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Design of a large low-scattered light telescope for solar observations
Author(s): Jacques Maurice Beckers
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Advances in ground-based and space-based reflecting coronagraph designs
Author(s): Raymond N. Smartt; Serge L. Koutchmy
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Sloan digital sky survey 2.5-m telescope: light baffles
Author(s): Walter A. Siegmund; Siriluk Limmongkol; Charles L. Hull; Daniel Milsom
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Extremely compact secondary mirror unit for the SOFIA Telescope capable of 6-degree-of-freedom alignment plus chopping
Author(s): Lorenzo Zago; Pierre M. Genequand; Joseph Moerschell
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VLT secondary mirror unit performance and test results
Author(s): Reiner Barho; Stefano Stanghellini; Georg Jander
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Design of the infrared fast steering mirror chopping control system for the Keck II Telescope
Author(s): Jean-Noel Aubrun; Kenneth R. Lorell; Gregory J. Feher; Ernesto O. Perez; Paul J. Reshatoff; Donald F. Zacharie
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Test and performance evaluation of the Gemini secondary mirror chopper and position control system
Author(s): Kenneth R. Lorell; Jean-Noel Aubrun; Ernesto O. Perez; Paul J. Reshatoff; Donald F. Zacharie
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Design and manufacture of ULE glass chopping secondary mirrors
Author(s): W. Scott Smith; Mary J. Edwards
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VLT beryllium secondary mirror no. 1: performance review
Author(s): Marc Cayrel
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Possible design and fabrication approach for the optics of the 25-m telescope
Author(s): Philippe Dierickx; Arne L. Ardeberg
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Diffraction-limited 8- to 20-m telescope with an active and adaptive tertiary
Author(s): Gerard R. Lemaitre
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Future of filled aperture telescopes: is a 100-m feasible?
Author(s): Roberto Gilmozzi; Bernard Delabre; Philippe Dierickx; Norbert N. Hubin; Franz Koch; Guy J. Monnet; Marco Quattri; Francois J. Rigaut; Raymond N. Wilson
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Extremely large telescope: further adventures in feasibility
Author(s): Thomas A. Sebring; Frank N. Bash; Frank B. Ray; Lawrence W. Ramsey
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Large Zenith Telescope project: a 6-m mercury-mirror telescope
Author(s): Paul Hickson; Ermanno F. Borra; Remi Cabanac; Scott C. Chapman; V. de Lapparent; M. Mulrooney; Gordon A. H. Walker
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SOLIS: a modern facility for synoptic solar observations
Author(s): Christoph U. Keller
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SUMMIT: the Sydney University Multiple Mirror Telescope
Author(s): Anna Marie Moore; John Davis
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Intranet approach to the GTC configuration management
Author(s): Alvaro Medina
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Fabrication of the secondary mirrors for the W.M. Keck telescopes
Author(s): Joseph S. Miller; David F. Hilyard; Terry S. Mast
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Status of the secondary mirrors (M2) for the Gemini 8-m telescopes
Author(s): Ernst-Dieter Knohl; Armin Schoeppach; Michael A. Pickering
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Sloan digital sky survey 2.5-meter telescope: optics
Author(s): Patrick G. Waddell; Edward J. Mannery; James E. Gunn; Steven M. Kent
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Long-term reliability of large ULE mirror blanks
Author(s): Suresh T. Gulati; Mary J. Edwards
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Casting the first 8.4-m borosilicate honeycomb mirror for the Large Binocular Telescope
Author(s): John M. Hill; James Roger P. Angel; Randall D. Lutz; Blain H. Olbert; Peter A. Strittmatter
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Large-size laser collimator with phase conjugation compensation for primary mirror distortions
Author(s): Michael V. Vasil'ev; Alexey Leshchev; Pavel A. Sergeev; Vladimir Yu. Venediktov
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Coating experiment with 1.6-m vacuum evaporation chamber
Author(s): Yukiko Kamata; Saeko S. Hayashi; Takeshi Noguchi; Tomio Kanzawa; Goro Sasaki; Yasuo Torii; Masami Yutani; Tsuyoshi Ishikawa
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Mirror cell and active support system of the Mexican infrared optical telescope (TIM)
Author(s): Elfego Ruiz Schneider; Erika Sohn; Irene Cruz-Gonzales; Luis Salas; Maria H. Pedrayes; Gerardo Sierra
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Gran Telescopio Canarias: current status of its optical design and optomechanical support system
Author(s): Lotti Jochum; Javier Castro; Nicholas Devaney
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Phasing the Keck Telescope with out-of-focus images in the infrared
Author(s): Gary A. Chanan; Mitchell Troy; Edwin Sirko
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Dual-wavelength random-phase-shift interferometer for phasing large segmented primaries
Author(s): Kjetil Dohlen; Frederique Decortiat; Francois Fresneau; Patrick Lanzoni
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Tracking system of LAMOST telescope
Author(s): Zheng qiu Yao; Guoping Li
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Active optics at UKIRT
Author(s): Antonio C. Chrysostomou; Nicholas P. Rees; Timothy G. Hawarden; Timothy C. Chuter; Charles P. Cavedoni; Donald G. Pettie; Richard J. Bennett; Eli Ettedgui-Atad; Colin M. Humphries; Brian Mack
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In-situ cleaning of the primary mirror of the Subaru Telescope
Author(s): Yasuo Torii; Saeko S. Hayashi; Masahiro Toda
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Conjugate Cassegrain telescopes for thermal source FTIR spectral radiometric calibration
Author(s): Martin Wolk; Robert J. McGillicuddy; Joseph E. Zurlinden
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Novel polarimetric sensors for remote sensing and astronomical observation
Author(s): Blair A. Barbour; Michael W. Jones
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Parallel controllable optical fiber positioning system for LAMOST
Author(s): Xiaozheng Xing; Chao Zhai; Huasheng Du; Weimin Li; Hongzhuan Hu; Ruifang Wang; Dexiu Shi
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Tip-tilt and chopping mechanism for the Subaru Telescope IR secondary mirror unit
Author(s): Noboru Itoh; Yasushi Horiuti; Kouki Asari; Masahiko Hayashi
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4-m off-axis telescope
Author(s): Gilberto Moretto; Jeff R. Kuhn
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Choice of aperture for large telescopes for optical wavelengths
Author(s): Arne L. Ardeberg; Torben Andersen; Mette Owner-Petersen
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IDL fabricating technique: further developments for the liquid and replicated mirrors of very large ground-based and space telescopes
Author(s): Viktor P. Vasylyev
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Site survey for a large solar telescope
Author(s): Jacques Maurice Beckers; James Mason
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Selection of the GTC dome and support areas configuration
Author(s): Javier Serrano; German R. Pescador
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Quality management in the GTC project
Author(s): Fernando Manso Cuellar
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Residual misalignments of the Keck Telescope primary mirror segments: classification of modes and implications for adaptive optics
Author(s): Mitchell Troy; Gary A. Chanan; Edwin Sirko; Emily Leffert
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Safe handling of 8-m mirror blanks during manufacture: equipment designs based on finite element analyses of stresses
Author(s): William R. Powell; Stephen R. Ormsby; Mary J. Edwards
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Fast tip-tilt secondary for the Blanco 4-m Telescope
Author(s): Gabriel Perez; Richard Elston
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Managment and construction of the Large Binocular Telescope enclosure: Meeting unusual challenges with a competitive discipline
Author(s): James H. Slagle; John M. Hill; Warren B. Davison; Wood Hart; Jose Teran
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Hardware implementation of the primary mirror surface heating system for the Gemini 8-m telescopes
Author(s): Brian J. Perona; Eric R. Hansen; David Hagelbarger; Andy C. Rudeen
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Performance of the active M1 cell for the 2.1-m telescope of the Observatorio Astronomico Nacional de Mexico
Author(s): Luis Salas; Leonel Gutierrez; Maria H. Pedrayes; Jorge Valdez; Esteban Luna-Aguilar; C. Carrasco; Michael Cesar Carrillo; B. Garcia; Elfego Ruiz Schneider; Salvador Cuevas; Arturo I. Iriarte Valverde; A. Cordero; Oswaldo N. Harris; Fernando Quiros-Pacheco; Erika Sohn; Luis Artemio Martinez
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Novelty mount for M2 with five degrees of freedom
Author(s): Esteban Luna-Aguilar; Gerardo Sierra; Victor M. Garcia; Jorge Valdez; Leonel Gutierrez; Fernando Quiros-Pacheco; Francisco Lazo; J. Murillo; E. Lopez
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Mexican infrared optical new technology telescope (TIM) project
Author(s): Luis Salas; Elfego Ruiz Schneider; Irene Cruz-Gonzales; Esteban Luna-Aguilar; Salvador Cuevas; Maria H. Pedrayes; Gerardo Sierra; Erika Sohn; G. Koenigsberger; Jorge Valdez; Oswaldo N. Harris; Francisco J. Cobos Duenas; Carlos Tejada; Leonel Gutierrez; Arturo I. Iriarte Valverde
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Coronagraphic and low-emissivity astronomical reflector (CLEAR): heat trap design
Author(s): Walter A. Siegmund
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Optical very large array (OVLA) prototype telescope: status report and perspective for large mosaic mirrors
Author(s): Julien Dejonghe; Luc Arnold; Olivier Lardiere; Jean-Pierre Berger; Claude Cazale; S. Dutertre; Dominique Kohler; D. Vernet
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SOFIA lightweight primary mirror
Author(s): Jean Espiard; Michel Tarreau; Joel Bernier; Jacques Billet; Jacques Paseri
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Protected silver coating for astronomical mirrors
Author(s): Norman L. Thomas; Jesse D. Wolfe; Joseph C. Farmer
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Performances of the LBT after the main structure optimization
Author(s): Gianpietro Marchiori; Gianfranco Rigato; Alberto Zanon; Francesco Rampini; John M. Hill; Piero Salinari
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Single-axis four-mirror system: large spherical primary and small fields
Author(s): Andre Baranne
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