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Proceedings of SPIE Volume 3762

Adaptive Optics Systems and Technology
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Volume Details

Volume Number: 3762
Date Published: 27 September 1999
Softcover: 41 papers (422) pages
ISBN: 9780819432483

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Improved performance of the laser guide star adaptive optics system at Lick Observatory
Author(s): Scot S. Olivier; Donald T. Gavel; Herbert W. Friedman; Claire E. Max; Jong R. An; Kenneth Avicola; Brian J. Bauman; James M. Brase; Eugene Warren Campbell; Carmen J. Carrano; Jeffrey B. Cooke; Gary J. Freeze; Elinor L. Gates; Vernon Keith Kanz; Thomas C. Kuklo; Bruce A. Macintosh; Michael J. Newman; Edward L. Pierce; Kenneth E. Waltjen; James A. Watson
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LGS Na spot elongation and Rayleigh scattering effects on Shack-Hartmann wavefront sensor performances
Author(s): Elise Vernet-Viard; Francoise Delplancke; Norbert N. Hubin; Nancy Ageorges
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Lick sodium laser guide star: performance during the 1998 LGS observing campaign
Author(s): Donald T. Gavel; Herbert W. Friedman; Brian J. Bauman
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Full-system laboratory testing of the F/15 deformable secondary mirror for the new MMT adaptive optics system
Author(s): Patrick C. McGuire; Michael Lloyd-Hart; James Roger P. Angel; George Z. Angeli; Robert L. Johnson; Bruce C. Fitz-Patrick; Warren B. Davison; Roland J. Sarlot; Cynthia J. Bresloff; John M. Hughes; Stephen M. Miller; Skip Schaller; Francois P. Wildi; Matthew A. Kenworthy; Richard M. Cordova; Matthew J. Rademacher; Mario H. Rascon; James H. Burge; Brian L. Stamper; Chunyu Zhao; Piero Salinari; Ciro Del Vecchio; Armando Riccardi; Guido Brusa-Zappellini; Roberto Biasi; Mario Andrighettoni; Daniele Gallieni; Claudio Franchini; David G. Sandler; Todd K. Barrett
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Adaptive secondary mirror for the 6.5-m conversion of the Multiple Mirror Telescope: first laboratory testing results
Author(s): Guido Brusa-Zappellini; Armando Riccardi; Valdemaro Biliotti; Ciro Del Vecchio; Piero Salinari; Paolo Stefanini; Paolo Mantegazza; Roberto Biasi; Mario Andrighettoni; Claudio Franchini; Daniele Gallieni
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High-order adaptive optics system with a high-density spherical membrane deformable mirror
Author(s): Maud P. Langlois; James Roger P. Angel; Michael Lloyd-Hart; Stephen M. Miller; George Z. Angeli
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Membrane deformable mirrors under cw laser load
Author(s): Gleb V. Vdovin; Nicolas Kugler; Martin Schacht
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Spatial bandwidth of influence functions in adaptive optical systems
Author(s): Mark E. Furber; David C. Jordan
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Real-time adaptive optimization of track loop controllers in adaptive optics systems as a function of input statistics and sensor gain
Author(s): Jeffrey D. Barchers; James M. Brown
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Performance assessment of MEMS adaptive optics in tactical airborne systems
Author(s): Robert K. Tyson
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Extended-image spatial tracking technique for deep-space optical downlinks
Author(s): Haiping Tsou; Caroline S. Racho; Tsun-Yee Yan
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Online subaperture selection in AO closed-loop systems
Author(s): Carlo Morossi; Mariagrazia Franchini; Sergio Furlani
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Zernike modal compensation analysis for an adaptive optics system using direct-gradient wavefront reconstruction algorithm
Author(s): Xinyang Li; Chunhong Wang; Hao Xian; Xubin Wu; Wenhan Jiang
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Power series evaluation of Zernike covariances for turbulence-induced phase distortions including outer scale and servo lag effects
Author(s): Jeffrey D. Barchers; Brent L. Ellerbroek
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21-element infrared adaptive optics system at 2.16-m telescope
Author(s): Wenhan Jiang; Guomao Tang; Mingquan Li; Ning Ling; Changhui Rao; Chunlin Guan; Lingtao Jiang; Feng Shen; Mei Li; Yanying Li; Donghong Chen; Jingyao Hu; Gang Wang; Jinghao Sun
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Gemini Mauna Kea laser guide star system
Author(s): Celine D'Orgeville; Mark Richard Chun; Jacques Sebag; Corinne Boyer; David Montgomery; Jacobus M. Oschmann; Francois J. Rigaut; Douglas A. Simons
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Laboratory adaptive optics system for testing the wavefront sensor for the new MMT
Author(s): Troy A. Rhoadarmer; Patrick C. McGuire; John M. Hughes; Michael Lloyd-Hart; James Roger P. Angel; Skip Schaller; Matthew A. Kenworthy
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Adaptive optics high-resolution spectroscopy: present status and future direction
Author(s): Jian Ge; Dino R. Ciarlo; Paul J. Kuzmenko; Charles R. Alcock; Bruce A. Macintosh; James Roger P. Angel; Neville J. Woolf; Michael Lloyd-Hart; Robert Q. Fugate; Joan Najita
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Calar Alto ALFA and the sodium laser guide star in astronomy
Author(s): David James Butler; Richard I. Davies; Hayden Fews; Wolfgang K. P. Hackenberg; Sebastian Rabien; Thomas Ott; Andreas Eckart; Markus E. Kasper
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New optical design of adaptive optics system at Lick Observatory
Author(s): Brian J. Bauman; Donald T. Gavel; Kenneth E. Waltjen; Gary J. Freeze; Kristian A. Keahi; Thomas C. Kuklo; Shordon K. Lopes; Michael J. Newman; Scot S. Olivier
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Object-independent point spread function and wavefront phase estimation
Author(s): Julian C. Christou; Stuart M. Jefferies; E. Keith Hege
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Analysis of atmospheric turbulence measurements obtained with the Starfire Optical Range 3.5-m telescope adaptive optical system
Author(s): Brent L. Ellerbroek; David J. Lee; Jeffrey D. Barchers
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Analysis of turbulent atmospheric layers with a wavefront sensor: testing the frozen flow hypothesis
Author(s): Matthias Schoeck; Earl J. Spillar
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High-accuracy calibration of an adaptive optics system using a phase-shifting diffraction interferometer
Author(s): Eugene Warren Campbell; Brian J. Bauman; D. R. Sweider; Daren R. Dillon; Scot S. Olivier
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Miniature instrument for the measurement of gap thickness using polychromatic interferometry
Author(s): Robert L. Johnson; James Roger P. Angel; Michael Lloyd-Hart; George Z. Angeli
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Optimal design of wavefront sensors for adaptive optical systems: effects of grating period and subaperture size in a shearing interferometer
Author(s): Mark E. Furber; David C. Jordan
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Practical comparison of phase diversity to interferometry in measuring the aberrations in an adaptive optics system
Author(s): Donald T. Gavel; Brian J. Bauman; Eugene Warren Campbell; Carmen J. Carrano; Scot S. Olivier
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Construction and testing of the wavefront sensor camera for the new MMT adaptive optics system
Author(s): Patrick C. McGuire; Troy A. Rhoadarmer; Michael Lloyd-Hart; J. C. Shelton; Michael P. Lesser; James Roger P. Angel; George Z. Angeli; John M. Hughes; Bruce C. Fitz-Patrick; Matthew J. Rademacher; Skip Schaller; Matthew A. Kenworthy; Francois P. Wildi; Jeff G. Capara; David B. Ouellette
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Focal plane masks in adaptive optics systems
Author(s): Anthony J. Seward; Francois Lacombe; Michael K. Giles
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Test of beam cleanup for the annular beam using the 61-element AO system
Author(s): Bing Xu; Hao Xian; Qiang Zhang; Chunhong Wang; Xinyang Li; Tao Jin; Wenhan Jiang
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Compensation effectiveness analysis of low-order-correction adaptive optical system for non-Kolmogorov turbulence
Author(s): Changhui Rao; Wenhan Jiang; Ning Ling
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Single-input/single-output analysis of latency and quadrant detector saturation in adaptive optical systems
Author(s): Jeffrey D. Barchers; David J. Lee; David E. Lane
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PASS-2: photometry of the polychromatic laser guide star
Author(s): Matthias Schoeck; Renaud Foy; Jean-Paul Pique; Michel Tallon; Patricia Segonds; Markus Laubscher; Olivier Peillet
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Static and dynamic responses of an ultrathin adaptive secondary mirror
Author(s): Ciro Del Vecchio; Guido Brusa-Zappellini; Daniele Gallieni; Michael Lloyd-Hart; Warren B. Davison
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Optimum matching of wavefront sensor and wavefront corrector for annular laser beam
Author(s): Qiang Zhang; Bing Xu; Wenhan Jiang
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Influence of volcanic aerosols on guide star systems
Author(s): David A. Nahrstedt
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Chromatic spatial superresolution with infrared adaptive optics
Author(s): Andrew Zadrozny
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Beam quality and polarization analysis of the ALFA laser at Calar Alto and the influence on brightness and size of the laser guide star
Author(s): Sebastian Rabien; Richard I. Davies; Wolfgang K. P. Hackenberg; Andreas Eckart; Thomas Ott; David James Butler
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LA3OS2: a software package for laser guide star adaptive optics systems
Author(s): Marcel Carbillet; Bruno Femenia; Francoise Delplancke; Simone Esposito; Luca Fini; Armando Riccardi; Elise Vernet-Viard; Norbert N. Hubin; Francois J. Rigaut
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Experimental validation of tilt measurement technique with a laser beacon
Author(s): Mikhail S. Belen'kii; Stephen J. Karis; James M. Brown; Robert Q. Fugate
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Preliminary experimental evidence of anisotropy of turbulence and the effect of non-Kolmogorov turbulence on wavefront tilt statistics
Author(s): Mikhail S. Belen'kii; Jeffrey D. Barchers; Stephen J. Karis; Christina L. Osmon; James M. Brown; Robert Q. Fugate
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