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Proceedings of SPIE Volume 4840

Future Giant Telescopes
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Volume Number: 4840
Date Published: 30 January 2003
Softcover: 60 papers (648) pages
ISBN: 9780819446190

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MCAO for ELTs
Author(s): Roberto Ragazzoni
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Multiconjugate adaptive optics for a new generation of giant telescopes
Author(s): Michael Lloyd-Hart; N. Mark Milton
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Multiple-resolution (and field of view) adaptive optics: for ELTs only
Author(s): Adriano Ghedina; Roberto Ragazzoni; Enrico Marchetti; Emiliano Diolaiti; Massimo Cecconi; Jacopo Farinato
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Adaptive optics for the Euro50: design and performance
Author(s): Alexander V. Goncharov; Mette Owner-Petersen; Torben Andersen; Jacques Maurice Beckers; Nicholas Devaney
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Results of AO simulations for ELTs
Author(s): Rodolphe Conan; Miska Le Louarn; J. Braud; Enrico Fedrigo; Norbert N. Hubin
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Near-infrared AO coronagraph design for giant telescopes
Author(s): Brent L. Ellerbroek; Richard A. Buchroeder
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Layer-oriented single- and dual-field-of-view performance for OWL
Author(s): Enrico Fedrigo; Enrico Marchetti; Carmelo Arcidiacono; Emiliano Diolaiti
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Control strategy for the adaptive optics of the Euro50
Author(s): Mette Owner-Petersen; Torben Andersen; Alexander V. Goncharov; Jacques Maurice Beckers
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Noise-free detectors in the visible and infrared: implications for the design of next-generation AO systems and large telescopes
Author(s): Craig D. Mackay; John E. Baldwin; Robert N. Tubbs
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Atmospheric-induced wavefront distortion and compensation on large-aperture millimeter-wave telescopes
Author(s): Luca Olmi
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Reconstructing wavefronts with varying Hartmann arrays
Author(s): Yuval Carmon; Erez N. Ribak
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Progress on the California Extremely Large Telescope (CELT)
Author(s): Jerry E. Nelson
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CELT optics alignment procedure
Author(s): Terry S. Mast; Jerry E. Nelson; Gary A. Chanan; Lothar Noethe
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Control of the California Extremely Large Telescope primary mirror
Author(s): Douglas G. MacMartin; Gary A. Chanan
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Diffraction effects from giant segmented mirror telescopes
Author(s): Mitchell Troy; Gary A. Chanan
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Large petal telescope for the next-generation Canada-France-Hawaii Telescope
Author(s): Denis Burgarella; Kjetil Dohlen; Marc Ferrari; Frederic Zamkotsian; Francois Hammer; Frederic Sayede; Francois Rigaud
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Canadian very large optical telescope technical studies
Author(s): Scott C. Roberts; Christopher L. Morbey; Dennis R. Crabtree; Ray Carlberg; David Crampton; Timothy J. Davidge; Joeleff T. Fitzsimmons; Michael H. Gedig; David J. Halliday; James E. Hesser; Glen Herriot; J. Beverly Oke; John Stanley Pazder; Kei Szeto; Jean-Pierre Veran
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Giant Segmented Mirror Telescope: a point design based on science drivers
Author(s): Stephen E. Strom; Larry M. Stepp; Brooke Gregory
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Active optics and control architecture for a giant segmented mirror telescope
Author(s): George Z. Angeli; Myung K. Cho; Mark S. Whorton
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Modern control for the secondary mirror of a Giant Segmented Mirror Telescope
Author(s): Mark S. Whorton; George Z. Angeli
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The eye of the beholder: designing the OWL
Author(s): Philippe Dierickx; Jean-Louis Beckers; Enzo Brunetto; Rodolphe Conan; Enrico Fedrigo; Roberto Gilmozzi; Norbert N. Hubin; Franz Koch; Miska Le Louarn; Enrico Marchetti; Guy J. Monnet; Lothar Noethe; Marco Quattri; Marc S. Sarazin; Jason Spyromilio; Natalia Yaitskova
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Diffraction in OWL: effects of segmentation and segments edge misfigure
Author(s): Natalia Yaitskova; Kjetil Dohlen; Philippe Dierickx
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20- and 30-m telescope designs with potential for subsequent incorporation into a track-mounted pair (20/20 or 30/30)
Author(s): James Roger P. Angel; James H. Burge; Johanan L. Codona; Warren B. Davison; Buddy Martin
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Optics for the 20/20 telescope
Author(s): Hubert M. Martin; James Roger P. Angel; James H. Burge; Stephen M. Miller; Jose M. Sasian; Peter A. Strittmatter
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Mechanical concepts for 30-m class telescopes
Author(s): Warren B. Davison; James Roger P. Angel
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The Euro50 extremely large telescope
Author(s): Torben Andersen; Arne L. Ardeberg; Jacques Beckers; Alexander Goncharov; Mette Owner-Petersen; Holger Riewaldt; Ralph Snel; David Walker
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OWL wind loading characterization: a preliminary study
Author(s): Marco Quattri; Franz Koch; Lothar Noethe; A. Correal Bonnet; S. Noelting
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Design and preliminary test of a precision segment positioning actuator for the California Extremely Large Telescope primary mirror
Author(s): Kenneth R. Lorell; Jean-Noel Aubrun; Robert R. Clappier; Ben Shelef; Gad Shelef
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Giant Segmented Mirror Telescope (GSMT) structure: a conceptual design
Author(s): Frank W. Kan; Joseph Antebi
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Friction drive and bogies for OWL's main axes: technological step backwards or cost effective alternative
Author(s): Enzo Brunetto; Franz Koch; F. Biancat Marchet; Martin Dimmler
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Site survey for the Giant Segmented Mirror Telescope
Author(s): Alistair R. Walker; Robert D. Blum; Maxime Boccas; Edison Bustos; Hugo E. Schwarz; Nicholas Suntzeff; Andrei A. Tokovinin
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Commissioning camera for the Gran Telescopio Canarias
Author(s): Salvador Cuevas; Carlos Espejo; Beatriz Sanchez; Ruben Flores-Meza; Gerardo Lara; Alejandro Farah Simon; Javier Godoy; Oscar Chapa; Carlos Tejada; Francisco J. Cobos; Fernando Garfias; Vicente Bringas; Armando Chavoya; Gustavo Anguiano; Sadot Arciniega; Ariel Dorantes; Jose Luis Gonzalez; Juan Manuel Montoya; Rafael Toral; Hugo Hernandez; Roberto Nava; Nicholas Devaney; Javier Castro; Luis Cavaller
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The SALT mirror mount: a high-performance low-cost mount for segmented mirrors
Author(s): Daniel R. Blanco; Gordon Pentland; Edward G. Winrow; Kerry Rebeske; Jian Swiegers; Kobous G. Meiring
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Design and analysis of 20-m track-mounted and 30-m telescopes
Author(s): Warren B. Davison; Neville J. Woolf; James Roger P. Angel
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CELT site testing program
Author(s): Matthias Schoeck; D. Andre Erasmus; S. George Djorgovski; Gary A. Chanan; Jerry E. Nelson
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Dynamic modeling of turbulent shedding effect on the 30-m primary mirror of GSMT
Author(s): Guanpeng Xu; Mark S. Whorton; Yong X. Tao; Myung K. Cho
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Mach-Zehnder wavefront sensor for phasing of segmented telescopes
Author(s): Luzma Montoya Martinez; Natalia Yaitskova; Philippe Dierickx; Kjetil Dohlen
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Optical issues for giant telescopes with extremely fast primary mirrors
Author(s): James H. Burge; Hubert M. Martin
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Distributed pupil telescope designs
Author(s): Jeff R. Kuhn
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Giant segmented adaptive mirrors: progress report
Author(s): Armando Riccardi; Roberto Biasi; Guido Brusa; Ciro Del Vecchio; Simone Esposito; Daniele Gallieni; Piero Salinari
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Development of lightweight mirror elements for a very large astronomical adaptive optic primary mirror
Author(s): Harold E. Bennett; Joseph Shaffer; Robert C. Romeo; Peter Chen
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Large-aperture mirror array (LAMA): conceptual design for a distributed-aperture 42-meter telescope
Author(s): Paul Hickson; Kenneth M. Lanzetta
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Large flexible membrane mirrors
Author(s): Erika Sohn; Elfego Ruiz Schneider; Alejandra Ferreira
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New tools for a global survey of potential sites for the future giant telescopes
Author(s): Marc S. Sarazin; Edward Graham; Martin Beniston; Michael Riemer
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Critical science with the largest telescopes: science drivers for a 100-m ground-based optical-IR telescope
Author(s): Timothy G. Hawarden; Dainis Dravins; Gerard F. Gilmore; Roberto Gilmozzi; Olivier Hainaut; K. Kuijken; Bruno Leibindgut; Michael Merrifield; Didier Queloz; Rosie Wyse
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A 30-m Cassegrain telescope with spherical optics and a 3-deg. field
Author(s): James H. Burge; James Roger P. Angel
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Analysis of efficiency of criterion of adaptation on the contrast of the infrared speckle image in large-sized telescopes
Author(s): Yurij Petrovich Shumilov; Peter Alexseevich Bakut
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The Dittoscope
Author(s): Thomas Ditto
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Edge effects with the Preston equation
Author(s): Esteban Luna-Aguilar; Alberto Cordero-Davila; Jorge Gonzalez; Manuel Nunez-Alfonso; Victor Cabrera; Carlos I. Robledo-Sanchez; Jorge Cuautle-Cortez; Maria H. Pedrayes
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Polishing TIM mirror segments with HyDra
Author(s): Alberto Cordero-Davila; Esteban Luna-Aguilar; Manuel Nunez; Jorge Gonzalez; Victor Cabrera; Jorge Valdez; Benjamin Martinez; B. Garcia; Victor Garcia-Garduno; Luis Salas; Irene Cruz-Gonzales; Elfego Ruiz Schneider; Erika Sohn; M. A. Rodriguez-Pineda
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Precision continuous high-strength azimuth track for large telescopes
Author(s): Joseph Antebi; Frank W. Kan
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Silicon anamorphic immersion gratings for IR high-resolution spectroscopy with future giant telescopes
Author(s): Jian Ge; John Luther Bernecker; Daniel Ludlow McDavitt; Shane Miller
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Estimating the costs of extremely large telescopes
Author(s): Larry M. Stepp; Larry G. Daggert; Paul E. Gillett
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New approach to enclosure design for large telescopes
Author(s): David J. Halliday; Michael H. Gedig; Walter Brzezik; Paul Evans; Ye Zhou
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Ultra-lightweight 4-m segmented composite mirrors for extremely large telescopes
Author(s): Robert C. Romeo; Peter C. Chen
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SCOWL: a large format submillimeter camera on the Overwhelmingly Large Telescope
Author(s): Wayne S. Holland; William Duncan; Jane Greaves; Rob J. Ivison; Timothy G. Hawarden; Jim Dunlop
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Mechanical design considerations unique to giant telescopes
Author(s): Kerstan G. Hermann; Edward O. Reese; Byron Smith
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Wavefront curvature sensing on highly segmented telescopes
Author(s): Gary A. Chanan
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Future giant telescopes: astronomy's Holy Grail or Pandora's Box?
Author(s): Jacques Maurice Beckers
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Flatting the lightwave on a 100-m scale: toward the goal of performing adaptive optics on the apertures of future giant telescopes
Author(s): Roberto Ragazzoni
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