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Proceedings of SPIE Volume 4839

Adaptive Optical System Technologies II
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Volume Number: 4839
Date Published: 7 February 2003
Softcover: 121 papers (1236) pages
ISBN: 9780819446183

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Adaptive optics projects at ESO
Author(s): Norbert N. Hubin; Robin Arsenault; Henri Bonnet; Rodolphe Conan; Bernard Delabre; Robert Donaldson; Christophe Dupuy; Enrico Fedrigo; L. Ivanescu; Markus E. Kasper; Markus Kissler-Patig; Jean-Luis Lizon; Miska Le Louarn; Enrico Marchetti; J. Paufique; Stefan Stroebele; Sebastien Tordo
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Adaptive optics developments at Keck observatory
Author(s): Peter L. Wizinowich; David Le Mignant; Paul J. Stomski; D. Scott Acton; Adam R. Contos; Christopher R. Neyman
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Performance of Subaru adaptive optics system and the scientific results
Author(s): Hideki Takami; Naruhisa Takato; Yutaka Hayano; Masanori Iye; Yukiko Kamata; Yosuke Minowa; Tomio Kanzawa; Wolfgang Gaessler
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Upgrade plans for the Subaru AO system
Author(s): Yutaka Hayano; Hideki Takami; Wolfgang Gaessler; Naruhisa Takato; Miwa Goto; Yukiko Kamata; Yosuke Minowa; Naoto Kobayashi; Masanori Iye
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UnlSlS adaptive optics system at the Mt. Wilson 2.5-m telescope
Author(s): Laird A. Thompson; Scott W. Teare; Christopher R. Neyman; David G. Sandler
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MCAO for Gemini South
Author(s): Brent L. Ellerbroek; Francois J. Rigaut; Brian J. Bauman; Corinne Boyer; Stephen L. Browne; Richard A. Buchroeder; James W. Catone; Paul Clark; Celine d'Orgeville; Donald T. Gavel; Glen Herriot; Mark R. Hunten; Eric James; Edward J. Kibblewhite; Iain T. McKinnie; James T. Murray; Didier Rabaud; Leslie K. Saddlemyer; Jacques Sebag; James Stillburn; John M. Telle; Jean-Pierre Veran
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Design considerations of the AO module for the Gemini South multiconjugate adaptive optics system
Author(s): Eric James; Corinne Boyer; Richard A. Buchroeder; Brent L. Ellerbroek; Mark R. Hunten
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First tests for a low-cost curvature-oriented AO
Author(s): Slim Hamdani; Alain Blazit; Christophe Verinaud
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Applications of adaptive optics in lunar laser ranging
Author(s): Yaoheng Xiong; Hesheng Feng
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Gains from a ground-only adaptive optics system
Author(s): Mark Richard Chun
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A simplified adaptive optics system
Author(s): Liviu Ivanescu; Rene Racine; Daniel Nadeau
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Preparation tool for optimal observations with NAOS-CONICA
Author(s): David Mouillet; Stephane Marteau; Gerard Zins; Jean-Marc Conan; Eric Gendron; Laurent Rousset-Rouviere; Jean-Luc Beuzit; Anne-Marie Lagrange; Claire Moutou; Gerard Rousset
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Guiding on the edge (V~19): results from an AO survey of very low mass stars searching for extremely faint companions
Author(s): Nicholas Siegler; Laird Miller Close; Melanie E. Freed
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First results with an adaptive optics test bench
Author(s): Harry de Man; Niek J. Doelman; Martijn Krutzen
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NAOS--the first AO system of the VLT: on-sky performance
Author(s): Gerard Rousset; Francois Lacombe; Pascal Puget; Norbert N. Hubin; Eric Gendron; Thierry Fusco; Robin Arsenault; Julien Charton; Philippe Feautrier; Pierre Gigan; Pierre Y. Kern; Anne-Marie Lagrange; Pierre-Yves Madec; David Mouillet; Didier Rabaud; Patrick Rabou; Eric Stadler; Gerard Zins
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NAOS: from an AO system to an astronomical instrument
Author(s): Francois Lacombe; Gerard Zins; Julien Charton; G. Chauvin; Guillaume Dumont; Philippe Feautrier; Thierry Fusco; Eric Gendron; Norbert N. Hubin; Pierre Y. Kern; Anne-Marie Lagrange; David Mouillet; Pascal Puget; Didier Rabaud; Patrick Rabou; Gerard Rousset; Jean-Luc Beuzit
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Toward first light of the 6.5-m MMT adaptive optics system with deformable secondary mirror
Author(s): Francois P. Wildi; Guido Brusa; Armando Riccardi; Michael Lloyd-Hart; Hubert M. Martin; Laird Miller Close
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First-light adaptive optics system for large binocular telescope
Author(s): Simone Esposito; Andrea Tozzi; Debora Ferruzzi; Marcel Carbillet; Armando Riccardi; Luca Fini; Christophe Verinaud; Matteo Accardo; Guido Brusa; Daniele Gallieni; Roberto Biasi; Carlo Baffa; Valdemaro Biliotti; Italo Foppiani; Alfio Puglisi; Roberto Ragazzoni; Piero Ranfagni; Paolo Stefanini; Piero Salinari; Walter Seifert; Jesper Storm
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MACAO-VLTI: an adaptive optics system for the ESO Interferometer
Author(s): Robin Arsenault; Jaime Alonso; Henri Bonnet; Joar Brynnel; Bernard Delabre; Robert Donaldson; Christophe Dupuy; Enrico Fedrigo; Jacopo Farinato; Norbert N. Hubin; L. Ivanescu; Markus E. Kasper; J. Paufique; S. Rossi; Sebastien Tordo; Stefan Stroebele; Jean-Luis Lizon; Pierre Gigan; Francoise Delplancke; A. Silber; Marco Quattri; Roland Reiss
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Shack-Hartmann wavefront sensor/detector with an integrated on-chip reconstructor
Author(s): Robert S. Winsor; Anand Sivaramakrishnan
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NAOS infrared wavefront sensor design and performance
Author(s): Eric Gendron; Francois Lacombe; Daniel Rouan; Julien Charton; Claude Collin; Bertrand Lefort; Claude Marlot; Genevieve Michet; Gerard Nicol; Sylvain Pau; V. D. Phan; Bernard Talureau; Jean-Luis Lizon; Norbert N. Hubin
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Calibrating the wavefront sensor for the 6.5-m MMT with a phase-shifting interferometer
Author(s): Robert L. Johnson; Hubert M. Martin; Richard G. Allen
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Performance of wavefront sensors in strong scintillation
Author(s): Jeffrey D. Barchers; David L. Fried; Donald J. Link; Glenn A. Tyler; William Moretti; Terry J. Brennan; Robert Q. Fugate
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Instrument-level phase retrieval wavefront sensing and correction for astronomical telescopes
Author(s): Paul D. Atcheson; Scott Acton; Paul A. Lightsey
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Tracker development for the Starfire Optical Range 3.5-meter telescope adaptive optics system
Author(s): James M. Brown
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Performances and results on the sky of the NAOS visible wavefront sensor
Author(s): Philippe Feautrier; Gerard Rousset; Reinhold J. Dorn; Cyril Cavadore; Julien Charton; Claudio Cumani; Thierry Fusco; Norbert N. Hubin; Pierre Y. Kern; Jean-Luis Lizon; Yves Magnard; Pascal Puget; Didier Rabaud; Patrick Rabou; Eric Stadler
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Manufacturing by deep x-ray lithography of pyramid wavefront sensors for astronomical adaptive optics
Author(s): Mauro Ghigo; Frederic Perennes; Roberto Ragazzoni
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Performance improvements of Shack-Hartmann sensors with keystone design lenslet arrays
Author(s): Markus E. Kasper; Stefan Hippler
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FlyEyes: a dual CCD detector system for CFHT PUEO NUI's wavefront sensor
Author(s): Jean-Charles Cuillandre; James W. Beletic; Reinhold J. Dorn; Gerard Anthony Luppino; Sidik Isani; Nicolas Gorceix; Olivier Lai; Thomas V. Craven-Bartle; Barry E. Burke; Francois Menard
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PYRAMIR: a near-infrared pyramid wavefront sensor for the Calar Alto adaptive optics system
Author(s): Joana Buechler Costa; Stefan Hippler; Markus Feldt; Simone Esposito; Roberto Ragazzoni; Peter Bizenberger; Elena Puga; Thomas F. E. Henning
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Is there need of any modulation in the pyramid wavefront sensor?
Author(s): Joana Buechler Costa; Roberto Ragazzoni; Adriano Ghedina; Marcel Carbillet; Christophe Verinaud; Markus Feldt; Simone Esposito; Elena Puga; Jacopo Farinato
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Layer-oriented wavefront sensor for MAD: status and progress
Author(s): Elise Vernet-Viard; Roberto Ragazzoni; Carmelo Arcidiacono; Andrea Baruffolo; Emiliano Diolaiti; Jacopo Farinato; Enrico Fedrigo; Enrico Marchetti; Renato Falomo; Simone Esposito; Marcel Carbillet; Christophe Verinaud
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Some novel concepts in multipyramid wavefront sensing
Author(s): Emiliano Diolaiti; Andrea Tozzi; Roberto Ragazzoni; Debora Ferruzzi; Elise Vernet-Viard; Simone Esposito; Jacopo Farinato; Adriano Ghedina; Armando Riccardi
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MAD: the ESO multiconjugate adaptive optics demonstrator
Author(s): Enrico Marchetti; Norbert N. Hubin; Enrico Fedrigo; Joar Brynnel; Bernard Delabre; Robert Donaldson; Francis Franza; Rodolphe Conan; Miska Le Louarn; Cyril Cavadore; Andrea Balestra; Dietrich Baade; Jean-Luis Lizon; Roberto Gilmozzi; Guy J. Monnet; Roberto Ragazzoni; Carmelo Arcidiacono; Andrea Baruffolo; Emiliano Diolaiti; Jacopo Farinato; Elise Vernet-Viard; David James Butler; Stefan Hippler; Antonio Amorin
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Implementation of MACAO for SINFONI at the cassegrain focus of VLT in NGS and LGS modes
Author(s): Henri Bonnet; Stefan Strobele; Fabio Biancat-Marchet; Joar Brynnel; Ralf D. Conzelmann; Bernard Delabre; Robert Donaldson; Jacopo Farinato; Enrico Fedrigo; Norbert N. Hubin; Markus E. Kasper; Markus Kissler-Patig
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Recent science and engineering results with the laser guide star adaptive optics system at Lick Observatory
Author(s): Donald T. Gavel; Elinor L. Gates; Claire E. Max; Scot S. Olivier; Brian J. Bauman; Deanna Marie Pennington; Bruce A. Macintosh; Jennifer Patience; Curtis G. Brown; Pamela M. Danforth; Randall L. Hurd; Scott A. Severson; James P. Lloyd
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Facility class Rayleigh beacon AO system for the 4.2m William Herschel Telescope
Author(s): Rene G.M. Rutten; Paul Clark; Richard M. Myers; Richard W. Wilson; Richard G. Bingham; Eric Emsellem; Thomas Gregory; Ronald A. Humphreys; Johan Knapen; Gilberto Moretto; Simon L. Morris; Gordon Talbot
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Laser guide star adaptive optics at the Keck Observatory
Author(s): Adam R. Contos; Peter L. Wizinowich; Scott K. Hartman; David Le Mignant; Christopher R. Neyman; Paul J. Stomski; Douglas Summers
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The VLT laser guide star facility
Author(s): Domenico Bonaccini; Eric Allaert; Constanza Araujo; Enzo Brunetto; Bernard Buzzoni; Mauro Comin; Martin J. Cullum; Richard I. Davies; Canio Dichirico; Philippe Dierickx; Martin Dimmler; Michel Duchateau; Carsten Egedal; Wolfgang K. P. Hackenberg; Stefan Hippler; Stefan Kellner; Arno van Kesteren; Franz Koch; Udo Neumann; Thomas Ott; Marco Quattri; Jutta Quentin; Sebastian Rabien; Roberto Tamai; Mario Tapia; Massimo Tarenghi
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Design of PARSEC, the VLT laser
Author(s): Sebastian Rabien; Richard I. Davies; Thomas Ott; J. Li; Stefan Hippler; Udo Neumann
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Operational issues for PARSEC, the VLT laser
Author(s): Richard I. Davies; Thomas Ott; Jianlang Li; Sebastian Rabien; Udo Neumann; Stefan Hippler; Domenico Bonaccini; Wolfgang K. P. Hackenberg
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Beam focusing of a laser guide star
Author(s): Sergio Chueca; Jesus Jimenez Fuensalida; Marcos Reyes; Angel Alonso; Lotti Jochum
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Fiber Raman laser development for multiple sodium laser guide star adaptive optics
Author(s): Wolfgang K. P. Hackenberg; Domenico Bonaccini; Daniela Werner
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Preliminary design of a laser launch telescope for Gemini
Author(s): Gordon J. Pentland; Daniel R. Blanco; Kerry Rebeske; Edward G. Winrow; Celine d'Orgeville
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Design and testing of a dynamic refocus system for Rayleigh laser beacons
Author(s): James A. Georges; Proteep Mallik; Thomas Stalcup; James Roger P. Angel; Roland J. Sarlot
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Feasibility study of the polychromatic laser guide star
Author(s): Renaud Foy; Jean-Paul Pique; Veronique Bellanger; Patrick Chevrou; Alain Denis Petit; Claudia Karin Hogemann; Lothar Noethe; Matthias Schock; Julien Girard; Michel Tallon; Eric Thiebaut; Jerome Vaillant; Francoise-C. Foy; Marcos Van Dam
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Implementation of a laser traffic control system supporting laser guide star adaptive optics on Mauna Kea
Author(s): Douglas Summers; Brooke Gregory; Paul J. Stomski; Allan Brighton; Richard J. Wainscoat; Peter L. Wizinowich; Wolfgang Gaessler; Jacques Sebag; Corinne Boyer; Tom Vermeulen; Tony J. Denault; Doug A. Simons; Hideki Takami; Christian Veillet
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Rayleigh scatter measurement of Keck LGS by Subaru Telescope
Author(s): Yutaka Hayano; Wolfgang Gaessler; Hideki Takami; Naruhisa Takato; Yosuke Minowa
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Design of the atmospheric sodium profiler for the VLT laser guide star
Author(s): David James Butler; Stefan Hippler; Udo Neumann; Ralf-Rainer Rohloff; Bernard Grimm; Richard I. Davies
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Preliminary results of the 2001-2002 Gemini sodium monitoring campaign at Cerro Tololo, Chile
Author(s): Celine d'Orgeville; Francois J. Rigaut; Maxime Boccas; Christopher Dainty; Enrique Figueroa; Ralf Flicker; Brooke Gregory; Laurent Michaille; John C. Quartel; Andrei A. Tokovinin; Gelys Trancho; Nicholas J. Wooder
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VLT laser guide star monitor facility: a feasibility study
Author(s): Fernando Pedichini; Nancy Ageorges; Marc S. Sarazin
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Rayleigh guide star AO demonstrator for the 4.2-m William Herschel Telescope
Author(s): Paul Clark; Nirmal Bissonauth; John W. O'Byrne; Colin N. Dunlop; Thomas Gregory; Timothy J. Morris; Richard M. Myers; Christopher D. Saunter; Richard W. Wilson
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Layer-oriented multiconjugate adaptive optics systems: performance analysis by numerical simulations
Author(s): Christophe Verinaud; Carmelo Arcidiacono; Marcel Carbillet; Emiliano Diolaiti; Roberto Ragazzoni; Elise Vernet-Viard; Simone Esposito
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Visible MCAO channel for NIRVANA at the LBT
Author(s): Roberto Ragazzoni; Tom M. Herbst; Wolfgang Gaessler; David Andersen; Carmelo Arcidiacono; Andrea Baruffolo; Harald Baumeister; Peter Bizenberger; Emiliano Diolaiti; Simone Esposito; Jacopo Farinato; Hans Walter Rix; Ralf-Rainer Rohloff; Armando Riccardi; Piero Salinari; Roberto Soci; Elise Vernet-Viard; Wenli Xu
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Multiconjugate adaptive optics at the Vacuum Tower Telescope, Tenerife
Author(s): Thomas Berkefeld; Dirk Soltau; Oskar von der Luhe
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Comparison of different 3D wavefront sensing and reconstruction techniques for MCAO
Author(s): Dolores Bello; Christophe Verinaud; Jean-Marc Conan; Thierry Fusco; Marcel Carbillet; Simone Esposito
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Which range of magnitudes for layer-oriented MCAO?
Author(s): Enrico Marchetti; Roberto Ragazzoni; Emiliano Diolaiti
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Design and expected performance of the 6.5-m MMT MCAO system
Author(s): Michael Lloyd-Hart; N. Mark Milton
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Layer oriented adaptive optics: from drawings to metal
Author(s): Jacopo Farinato; Roberto Ragazzoni; Emiliano Diolaiti; Elise Vernet-Viard; Andrea Baruffolo; Carmelo Arcidiacono; Adriano Ghedina; Massimo Cecconi; Pierfrancesco Rossettini; Raffaele Tomelleri; Giuseppe Crimi; Mauro Ghigo
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Architecture of the MAD real-time computer
Author(s): Enrico Fedrigo; Robert Donaldson
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Numerical versus optical layer orientation: a comparison in terms of SNR
Author(s): Dolores Bello; Jean-Marc Conan; Gerard Rousset; Massimiliano Tordi; Roberto Ragazzoni; Elise Vernet-Viard; Markus E. Kasper; Stefan Hippler
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Phase screens for astronomical multiconjugate adaptive optics: application to MAPS
Author(s): David James Butler; Enrico Marchetti; Jochen Bahr; Wenli Xu; Stefan Hippler; Markus E. Kasper; Rodolphe Conan
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Solar adaptive optics: a progress report
Author(s): Thomas R. Rimmele; Kit Richards; Steven L. Hegwer; Deqing Ren; S. Fletcher; Scott Gregory; Leonid V. Didkovsky; Carsten J. Denker; William Marquette; J. Marino; Philip R. Goode
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NAOMI adaptive optics system for the 4.2m William Herschel Telescope
Author(s): Richard M. Myers; Andrew J. Longmore; Chris R. Benn; David F. Buscher; Paul Clark; Nigel A. Dipper; Nathan Doble; Andrew Peter Doel; Colin N. Dunlop; Xiaofeng Gao; Thomas Gregory; Ronald A. Humphreys; Derek J. Ives; Roy Oestensen; P. Tully Peacocke; Rene G.M. Rutten; Chris J. Tierney; Andrew J. A. Vick; Martyn R. Wells; Richard W. Wilson; Susan P. Worswick; Andrew Zadrozny
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PUEO NUI: a feasible and fast upgrade of the CFHT adaptive optics system for high dynamic range imaging
Author(s): Olivier Lai; Francois Menard; Jean-Charles Cuillandre
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Visible-light AO system for the 4.2-m SOAR telescope
Author(s): Andrei A. Tokovinin; Brooke Gregory; Hugo E. Schwarz; Valery Terebizh; Sandriane Thomas
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Wide-field-of-view adaptive optical system for lightweight deployable telescope technologies
Author(s): Brian K. McComas; Michael A. Cermak; Edward J. Friedman
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MMT adaptive secondary: performance evaluation and field testing
Author(s): Guido Brusa; Armando Riccardi; Piero Salinari; Francois P. Wildi; Michael Lloyd-Hart; Hubert M. Martin; Richard Allen; Donald Fisher; Doug L. Miller; Roberto Biasi; Daniele Gallieni; Fabio Zocchi
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Piezoelectric unimorph deformable mirror concept by wafer transfer for ultralarge space telescopes
Author(s): Eui-Hyeok Yang; Kirill Shcheglov
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Micro-deformable mirror for next-generation adaptive optical systems
Author(s): Frederic Zamkotsian; Henri Camon; Norbert Fabre; Veronique Conedera; Gabriel Moreaux
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Semipassive bimorph correctors for multipurpose applications
Author(s): Vadim V. Samarkin; Alexander Aleksandrov; Alexis V. Kudryashov
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Adaptive secondary mirrors for the Large Binocular Telescope
Author(s): Armando Riccardi; Guido Brusa; Piero Salinari; Daniele Gallieni; Roberto Biasi; Mario Andrighettoni; Hubert M. Martin
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Ferrofluid-based deformable mirrors: a new approach to adaptive optics using liquid mirrors
Author(s): Phil R. Laird; R. Bergamasco; Vincent Berube; Ermanno F. Borra; Julie Gingras; Anna-Marie R. Ritcey; Myriam Rioux; Nathalie Robitaille; Simon Thibault; L. Vieira da Silva; Helene Yockell-Lelievre
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Application of distributed control techniques to the adaptive secondary mirror of Cornell's Large Atacama Telescope
Author(s): Jayant Kulkarni; Raffaello D'Andrea; Bernhard Brandl
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First order analysis of thin plate deformable mirrors
Author(s): Jun Ho Lee; Tae Kyung Uhm; Wan Sul Lee; Sung Kie Youn
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LBT adaptive secondary unit final design and construction
Author(s): Daniele Gallieni; Enzo Anaclerio; Paolo G. Lazzarini; Angelo Ripamonti; Roberto Spairani; Ciro Del Vecchio; Piero Salinari; Armando Riccardi; Paolo Stefanini; Roberto Biasi
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LBT adaptive secondary electronics
Author(s): Roberto Biasi; Mario Andrighettoni; Daniele Veronese; Valdemaro Biliotti; Luca Fini; Armando Riccardi; Paolo Mantegazza; Daniele Gallieni
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Vertical distribution of temporal correlation of optical turbulence
Author(s): Remy Avila; Elena Masciadri; Leonardo J. Sanchez; Jean Vernin; Alejandro Raga
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Mesoscale atmospherical model for a 3D optical turbulence characterization in astronomy
Author(s): Elena Masciadri
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Atmospheric turbulence characterization with the Keck adaptive optics systems
Author(s): Matthias Schock; David Le Mignant; Gary A. Chanan; Peter L. Wizinowich
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LBT facility SCIDAR: recent results
Author(s): Daniel L. McKenna; Remy Avila; John M. Hill; Stefan Hippler; Piero Salinari; Paul C. Stanton; Robert Weiss
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MASS: a monitor of the vertical turbulence distribution
Author(s): Victor Kornilov; Andrei A. Tokovinin; Olga Vozyakova; Andrei Zaitsev; Nicolai Shatsky; Serguei F. Potanin; Marc S. Sarazin
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Correlation tracker system for the Space Solar Telescope
Author(s): Aimin Jiang; Binxun Ye; Jinghao Sun; Guoxiang Ai
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On-sky test of the pyramid wavefront sensor
Author(s): Adriano Ghedina; Massimo Cecconi; Roberto Ragazzoni; Jacopo Farinato; Andrea Baruffolo; Giuseppe Crimi; Emiliano Diolaiti; Simone Esposito; Luca Fini; Mauro Ghigo; Enrico Marchetti; Tiziano Niero; Alfio Puglisi
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Optimal control law for multiconjugate adaptive optics
Author(s): Brice Le Roux; Jean-Marc Conan; Caroline Kulcsar; Henri-Francois Raynaud; Laurent M. Mugnier; Thierry Fusco
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Toward Strehl-optimizing adaptive optics controllers
Author(s): Donald T. Gavel; Donald Wiberg
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Optimal pupil mask geometries for large AO-compensated telescopes
Author(s): David W. Tyler; Olivier Lai; H. Muralimanohar
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Real-time wavefront processors for the next generation of adaptive optics systems: a design and analysis
Author(s): Tuan Truong; Gary L. Brack; Mitchell Troy; Thang Trinh; Fang Shi; Richard G. Dekany
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Low-latency adaptive optical system processing electronics
Author(s): Terry S. Duncan; Joshua K. Voas; Robert J. Eager; Scott C. Newey; John L. Wynia
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Extendable COTS multicomputer/CPU design for a MCAO control system
Author(s): Leslie K. Saddlemyer; Jennifer Dunn; Malcolm J. Smith; Corinne Boyer
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Software and algorithms of Subaru AO
Author(s): Wolfgang Gaessler; Hideki Takami; Naruhisa Takato; Yutaka Hayano; Yukiko Kamata; David Saint-Jacques; Yosuke Minowa; Masanori Iye
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Implementation of the Altair optimization processes
Author(s): Malcolm J. Smith; Jean-Pierre Veran
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Suppressing anomalous localized waffle behavior in least squares wavefront reconstructors
Author(s): Donald T. Gavel
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Performance results of the reconstructor for Altair, the Gemini North AO system
Author(s): Leslie K. Saddlemyer; Jennifer Dunn; Malcolm J. Smith; Glen Herriot; Jean-Pierre Veran
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Computationally efficient wavefront reconstructor for simulations of multiconjugate adaptive optics on giant telescopes
Author(s): Brent L. Ellerbroek; Luc Gilles; Curtis R. Vogel
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Identification and rejection of waffle modes in layer-oriented adaptive optics
Author(s): Emiliano Diolaiti; Carmelo Arcidiacono; Roberto Ragazzoni; Enrico Fedrigo
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Layer-oriented multigrid wavefront reconstruction algorithms for multiconjugate adaptive optics
Author(s): Luc Gilles; Brent L. Ellerbroek; Curtis R. Vogel
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Sparse-matrix wavefront reconstruction: simulations and experiments
Author(s): Fang Shi; Douglas G. MacMartin; Mitchell Troy; Gary L. Brack; Rick S. Burruss; Richard G. Dekany
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Advanced techniques for Fourier transform wavefront reconstruction
Author(s): Lisa A. Poyneer
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Compensating for differential atmospheric refraction in the W.M. Keck Observatory adaptive optics system
Author(s): Paul J. Stomski; David Le Mignant; Peter L. Wizinowich; Randy D. Campbell; Robert Goodrich
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Adaptive optics imaging of a stellar occultation by Titan
Author(s): Antonin H. Bouchez; Michael E. Brown; Mitchell Troy; Rick S. Burruss; Richard G. Dekany; Robert A. West
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Hokupa'a/Gemini survey of the lowest mass/faintest guide stars: the very low mass binary population and its implications for brown dwarf formation theories
Author(s): Laird Miller Close; Nicholas Siegler; Melanie E. Freed
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Deconvolution of astronomical images obtained from ground-based telescopes with adaptive optics
Author(s): Thierry Fusco; Laurent M. Mugnier; Jean-Marc Conan; Franck Marchis; G. Chauvin; Gerard Rousset; Anne-Marie Lagrange; David Mouillet; Francois J. Roddier
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PBD on a 3.63-m telescope with adaptive optics: first images of the astrometric component in Iota Cas
Author(s): Jack D. Drummond; Scott Milster; Patrick T. Ryan; Lewis C. Roberts
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OSCA: an optimized stellar coronagraph for adaptive optics: description and first light
Author(s): Samantha Thompson; Andrew Peter Doel; Richard G. Bingham; Andrew Charalambous; Nirmal Bissonauth; Paul Clark; Richard M. Myers; Gordon Talbot
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Diffraction-limited I band imaging with faint reference stars
Author(s): Robert N. Tubbs; John E. Baldwin; Craig D. Mackay
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Ground-based coronagraphy: performance of a four-quadrant phase mask
Author(s): Elena Puga; Markus Feldt; Thomas F. E. Henning; Ernst-Bernhard Kley; Joana Costa; Peter Bizenberger; Stefan Hippler
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Faint companion search to O-stars using the adaptive optics system on the 3.63-m telescope on Haleakala
Author(s): Nils Henning Turner; Theo Armand ten Brummelaar; Lewis C. Roberts
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Science with CFHT's future high dynamic range AO system PUEO NUI
Author(s): Francois Menard; Olivier Lai; Jean-Charles Cuillandre
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Spectroscopy with adaptive optics: spectral slope variations
Author(s): Miwa Goto; Yutaka Hayano; Naoto Kobayashi; Hiroshi Terada; Tae-Soo Pyo; Alan T. Tokunaga; Hideki Takami; Naruhisa Takato; Yosuke Minowa; Wolfgang Gaessler; Masanori Iye
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Adaptive optics high-resolution IR spectroscopy with silicon grisms and immersion gratings
Author(s): Jian Ge; Daniel Ludlow McDavitt; Abhijit Chakraborty; John Luther Bernecker; Shane Miller
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MEDI: an instrument for direct detection of massive extrasolar planets
Author(s): Melanie E. Freed; Laird Miller Close; Donald W. McCarthy; Matthew J. Rademacher
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Diffraction limited image restoration by post-compensation from simultaneous speckle and wavefront sensing observations
Author(s): Richard G. Lane; Michel Tallon; Eric Thiebaut; Richard M. Clare
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A 3- to 5-um camera for extrasolar planet searches
Author(s): Aren N. Heinze; Philip M. Hinz; Donald W. McCarthy
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Initial concepts for CELT adaptive optics
Author(s): Richard G. Dekany; Brian J. Bauman; Donald T. Gavel; Mitchell Troy; Bruce A. Macintosh; Matthew C. Britton
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Rayleigh laser guide stars for extremely large telescopes
Author(s): Laird A. Thompson
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Anisoplanatism within the isoplanatic patch
Author(s): Julian C. Christou; E. Steinbring; Sandra M. Faber; Donald T. Gavel; Jennifer Patience; Elinor L. Gates
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Turbulence profiler and seeing monitor for laser guide star adaptive optics
Author(s): Richard W. Wilson; Christopher Saunter
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Photon counting CCDs as wavefront detectors for AO
Author(s): Italo Foppiani; Carlo Baffa; Valdemaro Biliotti; G. Bregoli; G. Cosentino; Elizabetta Giani; Simone Esposito; Bruno Marano; Piero Salinari
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Supporting the missions of the Mauna Kea Observatories with GroundWinds incoherent UV lidar measurements
Author(s): Steven Businger; Tiziana Cherubini; I. Dors; J. McHugh; Robert A. McLaren; J. B. Moore; James M. Ryan; Carl Anthony Nardell
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MEMS adaptive optics: field demonstrations
Author(s): John D. Gonglewski; David Charles Dayton; Stephen L. Browne; Sergio R. Restaino
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Performance of the first-light adaptive optics system of LBT by means of CAOS simulations
Author(s): Marcel Carbillet; Christophe Verinaud; Simone Esposito; Armando Riccardi; Alfio Puglisi; Bruno Femenia; Luca Fini
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