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PROCEEDINGS VOLUME 5490

Advancements in Adaptive Optics
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Volume Number: 5490
Date Published: 25 October 2004
Softcover: 163 papers (1674) pages
ISBN: 9780819454225

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Adaptive optics developments at Keck Observatory
Author(s): Peter L. Wizinowich; David Le Mignant; Antonin Bouchez; Jason Chin; Adam Contos; Scott Hartman; Erik Johansson; Robert Lafon; Chris Neyman; Paul Stomski; Doug Summers; Marcos Alejandro van Dam
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Sky tests of a laser-pumped sodium guidestar with and without beam compensation
Author(s): Jack D. Drummond; John M. Telle; Craig A. Denman; Paul D. Hillman; James M. Spinhirne; Julian C. Christou
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MMT-AO: two years of operation with the first adaptive secondary
Author(s): Guido Brusa; Douglas L. Miller; Matt A. Kenworthy; Donald L. Fisher; Armando Riccardi
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Recent advances in solar adaptive optics
Author(s): Thomas R. Rimmele
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MACAO-VLTI adaptive optics systems performance
Author(s): Robin Arsenault; Rob Donaldson; Christophe Dupuy; Enrico Fedrigo; Norbert N. Hubin; Liviu Ivanescu; Markus Erdmann Kasper; Sylvain Oberti; Jerome Paufique; Silvio Rossi; Armin Silber; Bernhard Delabre; Jean-Louis Lizon; Pierre Gigan
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Solar multiconjugate adaptive optics at the Dunn Solar Telescope: preliminary results
Author(s): Maud Langlois; Gil Moretto; Kit Richards; Steve Hegwer; Thomas R. Rimmele
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Evaluation of the on-sky performance of Altair
Author(s): Jeffrey A. Stoesz; Jean-Pierre Veran; Francois J. Rigaut; Glen Herriot; Laurent Jolissaint; Danielle Frenette; Jennifer Dunn; Malcolm Smith
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NAOMI: adaptive optics at the WHT
Author(s): Chris R. Benn; Maarten Blanken; Craige Bevil; Sebastian Els; Stephen Goodsell; Tom Gregory; Paul Jolley; Andy J. Longmore; Olivier Martin; Richard M. Myers; Roy Ostensen; Simon Rees; Rene G. M. Rutten; Ilona Soechting; Gordon Talbot; Simon M. Tulloch
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Progress with UnISIS: a Rayleigh laser-guided adaptive optics system
Author(s): Laird A. Thompson; Scott W. Teare; Yao-Heng Xiong; Abhijit Chakraborty; Robert Gruendl
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Adaptive optics status and roadmap at ESO
Author(s): Norbert N. Hubin
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Status of the NGS adaptive optic system at the MMT Telescope
Author(s): Douglas L. Miller; Guido Brusa; Matthew A. Kenworthy; Philip M. Hinz; Don L. Fisher
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MACAO-CRIRES: a step toward high-resolution spectroscopy
Author(s): Jerome Paufique; Peter Biereichel; Rob Donaldson; Bernhard Delabre; Enrico Fedrigo; Francis Franza; Pierre Gigan; Domingo Gojak; Norbert N. Hubin; Markus Erdmann Kasper; Hans-Ulrich Kaeufl; Jean-Louis Lizon; Sylvain Oberti; Jean-Francois Pirard; Eszter Pozna; Joana Santos; Stefan Stroebele
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Integration and test of the first light AO system for LBT
Author(s): Simone Esposito; Andrea Tozzi; Alfio T. Puglisi; Enrico Pinna; Paolo Stefanini; Gabriele Giorgetti; Fabrizio Camiciottoli; Piero Salinari; Paolo Bianchi; Jesper Storm
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MAD status report
Author(s): Enrico Marchetti; Roland Brast; Bernhard Delabre; Rob Donaldson; Enrico Fedrigo; Christoph Frank; Norbert N. Hubin; Johann Kolb; Miska Le Louarn; Jean-Louis Lizon; Sylvain Oberti; Roland Reiss; Joana Santos; Sebastien Tordo; Roberto Ragazzoni; Carmelo Arcidiacono; Andrea Baruffolo; Emiliano Diolaiti; Jacopo Farinato; Elise Vernet-Viard
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Adaptive optics for second-generation VLT instruments
Author(s): Miska Le Louarn; Norbert N. Hubin; Robin Arsenault
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Second-generation adaptive optics for the 1.5 m solar telescope GREGOR, Tenerife
Author(s): Thomas Berkefeld; Dirk Soltau; Oskar F. H. von der Luhe
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Sky-projected Shack-Hartmann laser guide star
Author(s): Timothy Butterley; David F. Buscher; Gordon D. Love; Tim J. Morris; Richard M. Myers; Richard W. Wilson
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Laser-guide-star-related activities at ESO
Author(s): Domenico Bonaccini Calia; Wolfgang K.P. Hackenberg; Constanza Araujo; Ivan Guidolin; Jose Luis Alvarez
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Test performance of the PARSEC laser system
Author(s): Sebastian Rabien; Richard I. Davies; Thomas Ott; Jianlang Li; Roberto Abuter; Stefan Kellner; Udo Neumann
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PIGS: first results on sky
Author(s): Stephan Kellner; Roberto Ragazzoni; Wolfgang Gassler; Emiliano Diolaiti; Timothy J. Morris; Christopher D. Saunter; R. Meyers; Jacopo Farinato; Carmelo Arcidiacono; Adriano Ghedina
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High-power solid-state sodium beacon laser guide star for the Gemini North Observatory
Author(s): Allen J. Tracy; Allen K. Hankla; Camilo A. Lopez; David C. Sadighi; Nathan Rogers; Ken Groff; Iain T. McKinnie; Céline d’Orgeville
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Progress toward a 50-watt facility-class sodium guide star pump laser
Author(s): Robert Q. Fugate; Craig A. Denman; Paul D. Hillman; Gerald T. Moore; John M. Telle; Imelda A. De La Rue; Jack D. Drummond; James M. Spinhirne
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Field tests of wavefront sensing with multiple Rayleigh laser guide stars and dynamic refocus
Author(s): Thomas E. Stalcup; James A. Georges; Miguel Snyder; Christoph Baranec; Nicole Putnam; N. Mark Milton; James Roger P. Angel; Michael Lloyd-Hart
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Wavefront sensing through spatial filters: the case for coronographic, high-contrast AO systems
Author(s): Markus Feldt; Joana B. Costa; Micaela Stumpf; Hans-Martin Schmid; Alessandro Berton; Stefan Hippler; Remko Stuik; Jorge Lima
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Optimization of a Shack-Hartmann-based wavefront sensor for XAO systems
Author(s): Thierry Fusco; Magalie Nicolle; Gerard Rousset; Vincent Michau; Jean-Luc Beuzit; David Mouillet
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Application of L3 technology to wavefront sensing
Author(s): Simon M. Tulloch
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Status report of PYRAMIR: a near-infrared pyramid wavefront sensor for ALFA
Author(s): Joana Buechler Costa; Markus Feldt; Karl Wagner; Peter Bizenberger; Stefan Hippler; Harald Baumeister; Micaela Stumpf; Roberto Ragazzoni; Simone Esposito; Thomas Henning
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Pushing technologies: single-photon avalanche diode arrays
Author(s): Franco Zappa; Simone Tisa; Sergio Cova; Piera Maccagnani; Domenico Bonaccini Calia; Giovanni Bonanno; Massimiliano Belluso; Roberto Saletti; Roberto Roncella
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Comparison of wavefront sensing with the Shack-Hartmann and pyramid sensors
Author(s): Richard M. Clare; Richard G. Lane
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Wavefront sensing on 100-m scale
Author(s): Roberto Ragazzoni; Andrea Baruffolo; Carmelo Arcidiacono; Emiliano Diolaiti; Jacopo Farinato; Roberto Soci
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Novel techniques concerning MCAO: trying to overcome fundamental limitations
Author(s): Jacopo Farinato; Roberto Ragazzoni; Emiliano Diolaiti
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Laser guide star adaptive optics imaging polarimetry of Herbig Ae/Be stars
Author(s): Marshall D. Perrin; James R. Graham; Paul Kalas; James P. Lloyd; Claire E. Max; Donald T. Gavel; Deanna M. Pennington; Elinor L. Gates
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Keck laser guide star adaptive optics: science verification results
Author(s): Antonin H. Bouchez; David Le Mignant; Marcos A. van Dam; Jason Chin; Scott Hartman; Erik Johansson; Robert Lafon; Paul Stomski; Douglas Summers; Peter L. Wizinowich
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Generalized sky coverage for adaptive optics and interferometry
Author(s): Remko Stuik; Miska Le Louarn; Andreas Quirrenbach
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Studying binary asteroids with NGS and LGS AO systems
Author(s): Franck Marchis; Jerome Berthier; Pascal Descamps; Daniel Hestroffer; Frederic Vachier; Conor Laver; Imke de Pater; Don T. Gavel
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Scientific results from the MMT Natural Guide Star Adaptive Optics System
Author(s): Matthew A. Kenworthy; Douglas L. Miller; Guido Brusa; Philip M. Hinz; Donald L. Fisher; Michael Lloyd-Hart; Francois P. Wildi; Donald W. McCarthy; Dylan L. Curley; Craig Kulesa; Patrick A. Young; Benjamin D. Oppenheimer; Wilson Liu; Michael R. Meyer; Julia Greissl
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eXtreme Adaptive Optics Planet Imager: overview and status
Author(s): Bruce A. Macintosh; Brian Bauman; Julia Wilhelmsen Evans; James R. Graham; Christopher Lockwood; Lisa Poyneer; Daren Dillon; Don T. Gavel; Joseph J. Green; James P. Lloyd; Russell B Makidon; Scot Olivier; Dave Palmer; Marshall D. Perrin; Scott Severson; Andrew I. Sheinis; Anand Sivaramakrishnan; Gary Sommargren; Remi Soummer; Mitchell Troy; J. Kent Wallace; Edward Wishnow
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Science camera calibration for extreme adaptive optics
Author(s): James Kent Wallace; Joseph J. Green; Michael Shao; Mitchell Troy; James P. Lloyd; Bruce Macintosh
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Exoplanet imaging with the Giant Magellan Telescope
Author(s): Johanan L. Codona
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Suppressing speckle noise for simultaneous differential extrasolar planet imaging (SDI) at the VLT and MMT
Author(s): Beth A. Biller; Laird Close; Rainer Lenzen; Wolfgang Brandner; Donald W. McCarthy; Eric Nielsen; Markus Hartung
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Synchronous interferometric speckle subtraction (SISS): a concept to remove speckle noise in adaptive optics imaging and interferometry
Author(s): Olivier Guyon
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Modeling and analysis of XAO systems: application to VLT-Planet Finder
Author(s): Rodolphe Conan; Thierry Fusco; Gerard Rousset; David Mouillet; Jean-Luc Beuzit; Amandine Blanc; Magali Nicolle; Cyril Petit
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Numerical simulations of single conjugate adaptive optics systems
Author(s): Matthew C. Britton
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Photometric stability of multiconjugate adaptive optics
Author(s): Oskar F. H. von der Luhe
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Adaptive optics without borders: performance evaluation in the infinite aperture limit
Author(s): Brent L. Ellerbroek
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CAOS: a numerical simulation tool for astronomical adaptive optics (and beyond)
Author(s): Marcel Carbillet; Christophe Verinaud; Mario Guarracino; Luca Fini; Olivier Lardiere; Brice Le Roux; Alfio T. Puglisi; Bruno Femenia; Armando Riccardi; Barbara Anconelli; Serge Correia; Mario Bertero; Patrizia Boccacci
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Simulations of (MC)AO for a 100-m telescope
Author(s): Miska Le Louarn; Christophe Verinaud; Natalia Yaitskova; Visa Korkiakoski; Enrico Fedrigo; Norbert N. Hubin
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Sparse matrix methods for wavefront reconstruction, revisited
Author(s): Curtis R. Vogel
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Kalman-filter-based optimal control law for star-oriented and layer-oriented multiconjugate adaptive optics
Author(s): Brice Le Roux; Roberto Ragazzoni; Carmelo Arcidiacono; Jean-Marc Conan; Caroline Kulcsar; Henri-Francois Raynaud
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Latest developments on the loop control system of AdOpt@TNG
Author(s): Adriano Ghedina; Wolfgang Gaessler; Massimo Cecconi; Roberto Ragazzoni; Alfio T. Puglisi; Fulvio De Bonis
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Tomography for multiconjugate adaptive optics systems using laser guide stars
Author(s): Donald T. Gavel
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Multiple mirror control system
Author(s): Peter John Hampton; Colin Bradley; Aaron Hilton; Pan Agathoklis
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Innovations within the Altair real-time wavefront reconstructor
Author(s): Leslie K. Saddlemyer; Glen Herriot; Jean-Pierre Vrran; Malcolm Smith; Jennifer Dunn
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The ESO adaptive optics real-time computer platform: a step toward the future
Author(s): Enrico Fedrigo; Robert Donaldson; Christian Soenke; Norbert N. Hubin
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Kalman-filter-based control for adaptive optics
Author(s): Cyril Petit; Fernando Quiros-Pacheco; Jean-Marc Conan; Caroline Kulcsar; Henri-Francois Raynaud; Thierry Fusco; Gerard Rousset
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Optimal control strategy to reduce the temporal wavefront error in AO systems
Author(s): Niek J. Doelman; Karel J. G. Hinnen; Freek J. G. Stoffelen; Michel H.G. Verhaegen
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A method for high-resolution C2n profiling in the first few hundred meters
Author(s): Remy Avila; Mark R. Chun
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Vertical structure of the turbulence above the observatories of the Canary Islands: parameters and statistics for adaptive optics
Author(s): Jesus J. Fuensalida; Sergio Chueca; Jose Miguel Delgado; Begona Garcia-Lorenzo; Jose M. Rodriguez-Gonzalez; Claudia Karin Hoegemann; Esteban Gonzales Mendizabal; Marcos Reyes; Manuel Verde; Jean Vernin
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Development of a portable SLODAR turbulence profiler
Author(s): Richard W. Wilson; John Bate; Juan Carlos Guerra; Norbert N. Hubin; Marc Sarazin; Christopher D. Saunter
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Laser guide star AO project at the Subaru Telescope
Author(s): Hideki Takami; Makoto Watanabe; Naruhisa Takato; Stephen Colley; Michael Eldred; Thomas Kane; Olivier Guyon; Masayuki Hattori; Miwa Goto; Masanori Iye; Yutaka Hayano; Yukiko Kamata; Nobou Arimoto; Naoto Kobayashi; Yosuke Minowa
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Ground layer adaptive optics: analysis of the wavefront sensing issue
Author(s): Magalie Nicolle; Thierry Fusco; Vincent Michau; Gerard Rousset; Amandine Blanc; Jean-Luc Beuzit
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Design of ground-layer turbulence compensation with a Rayleigh beacon
Author(s): Andrei Tokovinin; Sandrine Thomas; Brooke Gregory; Nicole van der Bliek; Patricio Schurter; Rolando Cantarutti; Eduardo Mondaca
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Adaptive optics requirements definition for TMT
Author(s): Richard G. Dekany; Matthew C. Britton; Don T. Gavel; Brent L. Ellerbroek; Glen Herriot; Claire E. Max; Jean-Pierre Veran
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A ground-layer AO system demonstrator for the William Herschel Telescope
Author(s): Timothy J. Morris; Paul Berry; Timothy Butterley; Paul Clark; Colin N. Dunlop; Richard M. Myers; Christopher D. Saunter; Richard W. Wilson
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Megapixel wavefront correctors
Author(s): Thomas G. Bifano; Paul A. Bierden; Hao Zhu; Steven Cornelissen; Jin Hong Kim
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A large adaptive deformable membrane mirror with high actuator density
Author(s): Roger Hamelinck; Nick Rosielle; Pieter Kappelhof; Bart Snijders; Maarten Steinbuch
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Deformable mirrors based on magnetic liquids
Author(s): Phil R. Laird; Ermanno F. Borra; Rosangela Bergamasco; Julie Gingras; Long Truong; Anna Ritcey
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Dedicated flexible electronics for adaptive secondary control
Author(s): Roberto Biasi; Mario Andrighettoni; Armando Riccardi; Valdemaro Biliotti; Luca Fini; Paolo Mantegazza; Daniele Gallieni
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MEMS adaptive optics for high-resolution imaging of low Earth-orbit satellites
Author(s): David Charles Dayton; John Gonglewski; Sergio Raffaele Restaino; Stephen Browne
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Scintillation effects on a high-contrast imaging instrument for direct detection of exoplanets
Author(s): Elena Masciadri; Markus Feldt; Stefan Hippler
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Statistics of pinned speckles in direct and coronagraphic high-contrast imaging
Author(s): Remi Soummer; Claude Aime
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Is that really your Strehl ratio?
Author(s): Lewis C. Roberts; Marshall D. Perrin; Franck Marchis; Anand Sivaramakrishnan; Russell B. Makidon; Julian C. Christou; Bruce A. Macintosh; Lisa A. Poyneer; Marcos A. van Dam; Mitchell Troy
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High-contrast imaging with ELTs: effects of cophasing and AO residual errors on the PSF contrast
Author(s): Olivier Lardiere; Marcel Carbillet; Armando Riccardi; Piero Salinari
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LINC-NIRVANA: how to get a 23-m wavefront nearly flat
Author(s): Wolfgang Gaessler; Roberto Ragazzoni; Thomas M. Herbst; David R. Andersen; Carmelo Arcidiacono; Harald Baumeister; Udo Beckmann; Jan Behrend; Thomas Bertram; Peter Bizenberger; Hermann Bohnhardt; F. Briegel; Emiliano Diolaiti; Thomas M. Driebe; A. Eckhardt; Sebastian E. Egner; Jacopo Farinato; Matthias Heininger; M. Kürster; Werner Laun; Sebastiano Ligori; Vianak Naranjo; Edmund Nussbaum; Hans-Walter Rix; Ralf-Rainer Rohloff; Piero Salinari; Roberto Soci; Clemens Storz; Christian Straubmeier; Elise Vernet-Viard; Gerd P. Weigelt; Robert Weiss; Wenli Xu
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Coronagraph design for an extreme adaptive optics system with spatially filtered wavefront sensing on segmented telescopes
Author(s): Anand Sivaramakrishnan; Russell B. Makidon; Remi Soummer; Bruce A. Macintosh; Mitchell Troy; Gary A. Chanan; James P. Lloyd; Marshall D. Perrin; James R. Graham; Lisa Poyneer; Andrew I. Sheinis
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High-dynamic-range imaging: amplitude and phase control
Author(s): Laurent A. Pueyo; Amir Give'on; Michael G. Littman; N. Jeremy Kasdin; Robert J. Vanderbei
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A geometric view of adaptive optics control: boiling atmosphere model
Author(s): Donald M. Wiberg; Claire E. Max; Donald T. Gavel
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Sky coverage for layer-oriented MCAO: a detailed analytical and numerical study
Author(s): Carmelo Arcidiacono; Emiliano Diolaiti; Roberto Ragazzoni; Jacopo Farinato; Elise Vernet-Viard
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Interferometric fringes with MACAO-VLTI corrected starlight and VINCI
Author(s): Robin Arsenault; Pierre Kervella; Rob Donaldson; Markus Erdmann Kasper; Enrico Fedrigo; Anders Wallander; Markus Schoeller; Nico Housen; Francoise Delplancke; Fernando Salgado; Christophe Dupuy; Norbert N. Hubin; Liviu Ivanescu; Sylvain Oberti; Jerome Paufique; Silvio Rossi; Markus Wittkowski
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NACO performance: status after 2 years of operation
Author(s): Yann Clenet; Markus E. Kasper; Nancy Ageorges; Christopher Lidman; Thierry Fusco; Olivier Marco; Markus Hartung; David Mouillet; Bertrand Koehler; Gerard Rousset; Norbert N. Hubin
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NAOS performance characterization and turbulence parameters estimation using closed-loop data
Author(s): Thierry Fusco; Nancy Ageorges; Gerard Rousset; Didier Rabaud; Eric Gendron; David Mouillet; Francois Lacombe; Gerard Zins; Julien Charton; Christopher Lidman; Norbert N. Hubin
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First light of SINFONI AO-module at VLT
Author(s): Henri Bonnet; Ralf Conzelmann; Bernhard Delabre; Robert Donaldson; Enrico Fedrigo; Norbert N. Hubin; Markus Kissler-Patig; Jean-Louis Lizon; Jerome Paufique; Silvio Rossi; Stefan Stroebele; Sebastien Tordo
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Calibration of a curvature sensor/bimorph mirror AO system: interaction matrix measurement on MACAO systems
Author(s): Sylvain Oberti; Henri Bonnet; Enrico Fedrigo; Liviu Ivanescu; Markus E. Kasper; Jerome Paufique
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OPERA, an automatic PSF reconstruction software for Shack-Hartmann AO systems: application to Altair
Author(s): Laurent Jolissaint; Jean-Pierre Veran; Jose Marino
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Determining the interaction matrix using starlight
Author(s): Francois P. Wildi; Guido Brusa
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Characterization of adaptive optics at Keck Observatory: part II
Author(s): Marcos Alejandro van Dam; David Le Mignant; Bruce A. Macintosh
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Long-exposure point spread function estimation from adaptive optics loop data
Author(s): Jose Marino; Thomas R. Rimmele; Julian C. Christou
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Status of the European Research and Training Network on adaptive optics for extremely large telescopes
Author(s): Norbert N. Hubin
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Recent enhancements to the NAOMI AO system
Author(s): Paul D. Jolley; Stephen Goodsell; Chris R. Benn; Thomas Gregory; Simon Rees; Michiel van der Hoeven; Maarten Blanken; Renee Pit
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Preliminary optomechanical design and analysis of the Gemini multiconjugate adaptive optics bench
Author(s): Robert L. Meeks; Javier Lopez; Mark Nickerson; Gordon Pentland; Craig Smith; Andrew Rakich
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Calibration of the static aberrations in an MCAO system
Author(s): Johann Kolb; Enrico Marchetti; Gerard Rousset; Thierry Fusco
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Implementation of the Chicago sum frequency laser at Palomar laser guide star test bed
Author(s): Viswa Velur; Edward Joseph Kibblewhite; Richard G. Dekany; Mitchell Troy; Hal L. Petrie; Robert P. Thicksten; Gary Brack; Thang Trin; Matthew Cheselka
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Study of atmospheric sodium above Chile
Author(s): Nancy Ageorges; Sebastian Els
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Rayleigh laser guide stars in multiconjugate correction
Author(s): Jixiang Yan; Yu Xin; Changning Zhou
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Optimal wavelength for Rayleigh laser beacon
Author(s): Jixiang Yan; Yu Xin; Changning Zhou
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Branch point effect on adaptive correction
Author(s): Youkuan Li
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LGS implementation for NAOS
Author(s): Markus E. Kasper; Julien Charton; Bernhard Delabre; Rob Donaldson; Enrico Fedrigo; Guy Hess; Norbert N. Hubin; Jean-Louis Lizon; Matty Nylund; Christian Soenke; Gerard Zins
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A large array of high-performance artificial stars using airship-supported small mirrors
Author(s): Robert Content; Mark Foxwell; Graham J. Murray
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Design of laser system for Subaru LGS AO
Author(s): Yutaka Hayano; Yoshihiko Saito; Norihito Saito; Kazuyuki Akagawa; Yukiko Kamata; Tomio Kanzawa; Tomio Kurakami; Naruhisa Takato; Stephen Colley; Michael Eldred; Thomas Kane; Olivier Guyon; Shin Oya; Makoto Watanabe; Masayuki Hattori; Taras Golota; Matthew Dinkins; Naoto Kobayashi; Yosuke Minowa; Miwa Goto; Nobuo Arimoto; Satoshi Wada; Hideki Takami; Masanori Iye
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Design of the Subaru laser guide star adaptive optics module
Author(s): Makoto Watanabe; Hideki Takami; Naruhisa Takato; Stephen Colley; Michael Eldred; Thomas Kane; Olivier Guyon; Masayuki Hattori; Miwa Goto; Masanori Iye; Yutaka Hayano; Yukiko Kamata; Nobuo Arimoto; Naoto Kobayashi; Yosuke Minowa
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Finite element analysis of the Gemini Laser Launch Telescope subjected to random vibration
Author(s): Mark D. Nickerson; Robert L. Meeks; Gordon J. Pentland
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Focus and pointing adjustments necessary for laser guide star adaptive optics at the W.M. Keck Observatory
Author(s): Douglas Summers; Antonin H. Bouchez; Jason Chin; Adam Contos; Scott Hartman; Erik Johansson; Robert Lafon; David Le Mignant; Paul Stomski; Marcos A. van Dam; Peter L. Wizinowich
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Progress towards tomographic wavefront reconstruction using dynamically refocused Rayleigh laser beacons
Author(s): Christoph James Baranec; Michael Lloyd-Hart; N. Mark Milton; Tom E. Stalcup; James A. Georges; Miguel Snyder; Nicole Putnam; James Roger P. Angel
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Optimized centroid computing in a Shack-Hartmann sensor
Author(s): Sandrine Thomas
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Assembly, integration, and test of the layer-oriented wavefront sensor for MAD
Author(s): Matteo Lombini; Roberto Ragazzoni; Carmelo Arcidiacono; Andrea Baruffolo; Raffaella Bisson; Angela Brindisi; Julien Coyne; Emiliano Diolaiti; Jacopo Farinato; Brice Le Roux; Gianluca Lombardi; Enrico Marchetti; Gianluigi Meneghini; Elise Vernet-Viard; Marco Xompero
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Noiseless imaging detector for adaptive optics with kHz frame rates
Author(s): John V. Vallerga; Jason McPhate; Bettina Mikulec; Anton Tremsin; Allan Clark; Oswald Siegmund
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Performance analysis of a Shack-Hartman wavefront sensor with variable subaperture pixels
Author(s): Ang Zhang; Changhui Rao; Yudong Zhang; Wenhan Jiang
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Performance of PYRAMIR detector system
Author(s): Sebastiano Ligori; Bernhard Grimm; Stefan Hippler
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Simulations of extreme AO: a comparison between Shack-Hartmann and pyramid-based systems
Author(s): Christophe Verinaud; Miska Le Louarn; Visa Korkiakoski; Jeremy Braud
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LINC-NIRVANA: mechanical challanges of the MCAO wavefront sensor
Author(s): Roberto Soci; Roberto Ragazzoni; Thomas M. Herbst; Jacopo Farinato; Wolfgang Gaessler; Harald Baumeister; Ralf-Rainer Rohloff; Emiliano Diolaiti; Wenli Xu; David R. Andersen; Sebastian E. Egner; Carmelo Arcidiacono; Matteo Lombini; Monica Ebert; Armin Boehm; Norbert Muench; Marco Xompero
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Individual testing of replicated microlenses: wavefront error and psf measurements
Author(s): Jerome Paufique; Markus E. Kasper
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Testing a nonmodulated pyramid wavefront sensor
Author(s): Joana Buechler Costa; Micaela Stumpf; Markus Feldt
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Cone-effect-free adaptive optics laser guide star development for the ELTs
Author(s): Domenico Bonaccini Calia; Richard M. Myers; Franco Zappa; Gordon D. Love; Timothy J. Morris; Wolfgang K. P. Hackenberg; Richard W. Wilson; David F. Buscher
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Can we use adaptive optics for UHR spectroscopy with PEPSI at the LBT?
Author(s): Germano G. Sacco; Roberto Pallavicini; Paolo Spano; Michael Andersen; Manfred F. Woche; Klaus G. Strassmeier
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Subaru adaptive optics system after two years of open use
Author(s): Shin Oya; Naruhisa Takato; Hideki Takami; Yutaka Hayano; Masanori Iye; Hiroshi Terada; Koji Murakawa; Yosuke Minowa; Masayuki Hattori; Makoto Watanabe; Yukiko Kamata; Tomio Kanzawa; Thomas Kane; Wolfgang Gaessler
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Observations of quasar host galaxies with laser guide star AO
Author(s): Elinor L. Gates; Mark Lacy; Willem de Vries
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The Lyot project: toward exoplanet imaging and spectroscopy
Author(s): Ben R. Oppenheimer; Andrew P. Digby; Laura Newburgh; Douglas Brenner; Michael Shara; Jacob Mey; Charles Mandeville; Russell B. Makidon; Anand Sivaramakrishnan; Remi Soummer; James R. Graham; Paul Kalas; Marshall D. Perrin; Lewis C. Roberts; Jeffrey R. Kuhn; Kathryn Whitman; James P. Lloyd
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Plans for astrometry with adaptive optics
Author(s): Arne A. Henden; Michael DiVittorio
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Photometry and astrometry with anisoplanatic AO images
Author(s): Giovanna Pugliese; Domenico Bonaccini Calia
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Multiple-stage apodized pupil Lyot coronagraph for high-contrast imaging
Author(s): Claude Aime; Remi Soummer
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GRACE: a controlled environment for adaptive optics at the William Herschel Telescope
Author(s): Gordon Talbot; Don Carlos Abrams; Chris R. Benn; Alan Chopping; Kevin Dee; Sebastian Els; Martin Fisher; Stephen Goodsell; Doug Gray; Paul D. Jolley
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Simulations versus observations obtained with simultaneous differential imaging
Author(s): Alessandro Berton; Stefan Kellner; Markus Feldt; Elena Masciadri; Rainer Lenzen; Wolfgang Brandner; Markus Hartung; Raffaele G. Gratton
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Simulations of exoplanets detection obtained with a high contrast imaging instrument: CHEOPS
Author(s): Alessandro Berton; Raffaele G. Gratton; Markus Feldt; Silvano Desidera; Elena Masciadri; Massimo Turatto; Riccardo U. Claudi; Giampaolo Piotto; Claudio Pernechele; Jacopo Antichi
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Simulations of adaptive optics with a laser guide star for SINFONI
Author(s): Anthony G.A. Brown; Enrico Fedrigo; Paul van der Werf
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Combining spatially filtered Shack-Hartmann wavefront sensing and coronography in closed loop AO simulations
Author(s): Visa Korkiakoski; Miska Le Louarn; Christophe Verinaud
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Parallel simulation tools for AO on ELTs
Author(s): Miska Le Louarn; Christophe Verinaud; Visa Korkiakoski; Enrico Fedrigo
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An analytic model for natural guide star widefield adaptive optics
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