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Proceedings of SPIE Volume 6267

Ground-based and Airborne Telescopes
Editor(s): Larry M. Stepp
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Volume Details

Volume Number: 6267
Date Published: 15 June 2006
Softcover: 133 papers (1490) pages
ISBN: 9780819463326

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The Large Millimeter Telescope
Author(s): Alfonso Serrano Pérez-Grovas; F. Peter Schloerb; David Hughes; Min Yun
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The Atacama Large Millimeter/Submillimeter Array: overview and status
Author(s): Anthony J. Beasley; Richard Murowinski; Massimo Tarenghi
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Progress and prospect of LAMOST project
Author(s): Xiangqun Cui
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The 4m international liquid mirror telescope (ILMT)
Author(s): J. Surdej; O. Absil; P. Bartczak; E. Borra; J.-P. Chisogne; J.-F. Claeskens; B. Collin; M. De Becker; D. Defrère; S. Denis; C. Flebus; O. Garcet; P. Gloesener; C. Jean; P. Lampens; C. Libbrecht; A. Magette; J. Manfroid; D. Mawet; Th. Nakos; N. Ninane; J. Poels; A. Pospieszalska; P. Riaud; P.-G. Sprimont; J.-P. Swings
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Discovery Channel Telescope: progress and status
Author(s): B. W. Smith; T. A. Bida; R. L. Millis; E. W. Dunham; O. M. Wiecha; H. K. Marshall
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Overview of the Large Synoptic Survey Telescope project
Author(s): Donald W. Sweeney
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VISTA: project status
Author(s): Alistair M. McPherson; Andrew Born; Will Sutherland; Jim Emerson; Bryan Little; Paul Jeffers; Malcolm Stewart; John Murray; Kim Ward
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The GTC project: preparing the first light
Author(s): P. Alvarez; J. Castro López-Tarruella; J. M. Rodriguez-Espinosa
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Advanced Technology Solar Telescope: a progress report
Author(s): J. Wagner; T. R. Rimmele; S. Keil; J. Barr; N. Dalrymple; J. Ditsler; B. Goodrich; E. Hansen; S. Hegwer; F. Hill; R. Hubbard; L. Phelps; R. Price; K. Richards; M. Warner
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Progress on the 1.6-meter New Solar Telescope at Big Bear Solar Observatory
Author(s): C. Denker; P. R. Goode; D. Ren; M. A. Saadeghvaziri; A. P. Verdoni; H. Wang; G. Yang; V. Abramenko; W. Cao; R. Coulter; R. Fear; J. Nenow; S. Shoumko; T. J. Spirock; J. R. Varsik; J. Chae; J. R. Kuhn; Y. Moon; Y. D. Park; A. Tritschler
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VERITAS: a next generation very high energy gamma-ray telescope
Author(s): Kenneth Gibbs
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The SOFIA program: astronomers return to the stratosphere
Author(s): Sean C. Casey
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SPIDER: a new balloon-borne experiment to measure CMB polarization on large angular scales
Author(s): T. E. Montroy; P. A. R. Ade; R. Bihary; J. J. Bock; J. R. Bond; J. Brevick; C. R. Contaldi; B. P. Crill; A. Crites; O. Doré; L. Duband; S. R. Golwala; M. Halpern; G. Hilton; W. Holmes; V. V. Hristov; K. Irwin; W. C. Jones; C. L. Kuo; A. E. Lange; C. J. MacTavish; P. Mason; J. Mulder; C. B. Netterfield; E. Pascale; J. E. Ruhl; A. Trangsrud; C. Tucker; A. Turner; M. Viero
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SUNRISE: high-resolution UV/VIS observations of the Sun from the stratosphere
Author(s): A. M. Gandorfer; S. K. Solanki; P. Barthol; B. W. Lites; V. Martínez Pillet; W. Schmidt; D. Soltau; A. M. Title
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A high-altitude station-keeping astronomical platform
Author(s): Robert A. Fesen
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The new 1.5m solar telescope GREGOR: first light and start of commissioning
Author(s): Reiner Volkmer; Oskar von der Lühe; Franz Kneer; Jürgen Staude; Thomas Berkefeld; Peter Caligari; Clemens Halbgewachs; Frank Heidecke; Wolfgang Schmidt; Dirk Soltau; Harald Nicklas; Axel Wittmann; Horst Balthasar; Axel Hofmann; Klaus Strassmeier; Michal Sobotka; Miroslav Klvana; Manuel Collados
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Site acceptance of the commissioning instrument for the Gran Telescopio Canarias
Author(s): Salvador Cuevas; Beatriz Sánchez; Vicente Bringas; Carlos Espejo; Rubén Flores; Oscar Chapa; Gerardo Lara; Armando Chavoya; Gustavo Anguiano; Sadot Arciniega; Ariel Dorantes; José Luis Gonzalez; Juan Manuel Montoya; Rafael Toral; Hugo Hernández; Roberto Nava; Nicholas Devaney; Javier Castro; Lluis Cavaller; Alejandro Farah; Javier Godoy; Francisco Cobos; Carlos Tejada; Fernando Garfias
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The Large Binocular Telescope
Author(s): John M. Hill; Richard F. Green; James H. Slagle
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Completion and commissioning of the Southern African Large Telescope
Author(s): David A. H. Buckley; Gerhard P. Swart; Jacobus G. Meiring
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The wide-field eyes of the Large Binocular Telescope
Author(s): Roberto Ragazzoni; Emanuele Giallongo; Fabio Pasian; Andrea Baruffolo; Ray Bertram; Emiliano Diolaiti; Andrea Di Paola; Jacopo Farinato; Giorgia Gentile; John Hill; Matteo Lombini; Fernando Pedichini; Roberto Speziali; Riccardo Smareglia; Elise Vernet
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GREGOR AO as a tool for telescope commissioning
Author(s): D. Soltau; Th. Berkefeld; R. Volkmer
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The Green Bank Telescope
Author(s): R. M. Prestage
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First results from CARMA: the combined array for research in millimeter-wave astronomy
Author(s): D. C.-J. Bock; A. D. Bolatto; D. W. Hawkins; A. J. Kemball; J. W. Lamb; R. L. Plambeck; M. W. Pound; S. L. Scott; D. P. Woody; M. C. H. Wright
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APEX: the Atacama Pathfinder EXperiment
Author(s): R. Güsten; R. S. Booth; C. Cesarsky; K. M. Menten; C. Agurto; M. Anciaux; F. Azagra; V. Belitsky; A. Belloche; P. Bergman; C. De Breuck; C. Comito; M. Dumke; C. Duran; W. Esch; J. Fluxa; A. Greve; H. Hafok; W. Häupl; L. Helldner; A. Henseler; S. Heyminck; L. E. Johansson; C. Kasemann; B. Klein; A. Korn; E. Kreysa; R. Kurz; I. Lapkin; S. Leurini; D. Lis; A. Lundgren; F. Mac-Auliffe; M. Martinez; J. Melnick; D. Morris; D. Muders; L. A. Nyman; M. Olberg; R. Olivares; M. Pantaleev; N. Patel; K. Pausch; S. D. Philipp; S. Philipps; T. K. Sridharan; E. Polehampton; V. Reveret; C. Risacher; M. Roa; P. Sauer; P. Schilke; J. Santana; G. Schneider; J. Sepulveda; G. Siringo; J. Spyromilio; K.-H. Stenvers; F. van der Tak; D. Torres; L. Vanzi; V. Vassilev; A. Weiss; K. Willmeroth; A. Wunsch; F. Wyrowski
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Calibrations of LSST camera and telescope systems
Author(s): David Burke; Tim Axelrod; Chuck Claver; James Frank; John Geary; Kirk Gilmore; Zeljko Ivezic; Victor Krabbendam; David Monet; Paul O'Connor; John Oliver; Ed Olszewski; Philip Pinto; Abhijit Saha; Chris Smith; Christopher Stubbs; Peter Takacs; Anthony Tyson
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LAPCAT: the Large Antarctic Plateau Clear-Aperture Telescope
Author(s): John Storey; Roger Angel; Jon Lawrence; Phil Hinz; Michael Ashley; Michael Burton
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Generalized SCIDAR measurements at La Silla Observatory
Author(s): T. Sadibekova; J. Vernin; M. Sarazin; M. Le Louarn
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The International Robotic Antarctic Infrared Telescope (IRAIT)
Author(s): Gino Tosti; Maurizio Busso; Giuliano Nucciarelli; Marco Bagaglia; Fabio Roncella; Alberto Mancini; Sonia Castellini; Mirco Mariotti; Ezio Babucci; Gianfranco Chiocci; Oscar Straniero; Mauro Dolci; Gaetano Valentini; Igor di Varano; Danilo Pelusi; Gianluca Di Rico; Maurizio Ragni; Carlos Abia; Inma. Domínguez; Leonardo Corcione; Francesco Porcu; Paolo Conconi; Vincenzo De Caprio; Alverto Riva; Emilio Molinari; Filippo M. Zerbi; Favio Bortoletto; Carlotta Bonoli; Maurizio D'Alessandro; Josep Colomé; Jordi Isern; Runa Briguglio; Alessandro Cacciani; Lucio Farnesini; Bruno Checcucci; Klaus G. Strassmeier
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AMICA (Antarctic Multiband Infrared CAmera) project
Author(s): Mauro Dolci; Oscar Straniero; Gaetano Valentini; Gianluca Di Rico; Maurizio Ragni; Danilo Pelusi; Igor Di Varano; Croce Giuliani; Amico Di Cianno; Angelo Valentini; Leonardo Corcione; Favio Bortoletto; Maurizio D'Alessandro; Carlotta Bonoli; Enrico Giro; Daniela Fantinel; Demetrio Magrin; Filippo Maria Zerbi; Alberto Riva; Emilio Molinari; Paolo Conconi; Vincenzo De Caprio; Maurizio Busso; Gino Tosti; Giuliano Nucciarelli; Fabio Roncella; Carlos Abia
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2-m LAMOST-type telescope for the Antarctic
Author(s): Xiangqun Cui; Yongheng Zhao; Yanan Wang; Guoping Li
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A comparison of possible Antarctic telescope locations
Author(s): M. R. Swain; H. Gallée
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Site testing Dome A, Antarctica
Author(s): J. S. Lawrence; M. C. B. Ashley; M. G. Burton; X. Cui; J. R Everett; B. T. Indermuehle; S. L. Kenyon; D. Luong-Van; A. M. Moore; J. W. V. Storey; A. Tokovinin; T. Travouillon; C. Pennypacker; L. Wang; D. York
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Nigel and the optical sky brightness at Dome C, Antarctica
Author(s): Suzanne L. Kenyon; Michael C. B. Ashley; Jon Everett; Jon S. Lawrence; John W. V. Storey
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A satellite survey of cloud cover and water vapor in northwest Africa and southern Spain
Author(s): D. André Erasmus; R. van Rooyen
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A large array of telescopes in Antarctica with all-sky imaging every five seconds
Author(s): Donald G. York; Lifan Wang; Carl Pennypacker; Xiangqun Cui; Enrico Cappellaro; Morley Blouke; Don Lamb; John Storey; Roger Malina; Michael C. B. Ashley; Stephane Basa; Xu Zhou; Jingyao Hu; Xiangyan Yuan; Doyal Harper; Dale Sandford; Jon Lawrence; Julie Thorburn
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The Thirty Meter Telescope site testing robotic computer system
Author(s): Reed L. Riddle; Matthias Schöck; Warren Skidmore
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LSST site evaluation
Author(s): Jacques Sebag; Victor Krabbendam; Chuck Claver; Jeff Barr; Joshua Barr; Jeff Kantor; Abhijt Saha; D. André Erasmus
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High-accuracy DIMM measurements for the TMT site testing program
Author(s): Lianqi Wang; Matthias Schöck; Gary Chanan; Warren Skidmore; Edison Bustos; Juan Seguel; Robert Blum
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Site testing for the Advanced Technology Solar Telescope
Author(s): F. Hill; J. Beckers; P. Brandt; J. Briggs; T. Brown; W. Brown; M. Collados; C. Denker; S. Fletcher; S. Hegwer; T. Horst; M. Komsa; J. Kuhn; A. Lecinski; H. Lin; S. Oncley; M. Penn; R. Radick; T. Rimmele; H. Socas-Navarro; K. Streander
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LIDAR system for monitoring turbulence profiles
Author(s): Gary G. Gimmestad; Martha W. Dawsey; David A. Roberts; John M. Stewart; Jack W. Wood; Frank D. Eaton
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Automatic determination of atmospheric turbulence wind profiles using wavelets
Author(s): B. García-Lorenzo; J. J. Fuensalida
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Tropospheric wind regimes and site topography effects: importance for site characterization
Author(s): Antonia M. Varela; Casiana Muñoz-Tuñón; Begoña García-Lorenzo; Jesús J. Fuensalida
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Phase correction for ALMA
Author(s): Alison Stirling; John Richer; Richard Hills; Juan Pardo
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Evaluation of sonic anemometers as highly sensitive optical turbulence measuring devices for the Thirty Meter Telescope site testing campaign
Author(s): Warren Skidmore; Tony Travouillon; Reed Riddle
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SODAR calibration for turbulence profiling in TMT site testing
Author(s): T. Travouillon
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Monitoring the night sky with the Cerro Tololo All-Sky camera for the TMT and LSST projects
Author(s): David E. Walker; Hugo E. Schwarz; Edison Bustos
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Controlling wavefront distortions across a thermal boundary
Author(s): Robert Hubbard; Thomas Rimmele; William Schoening; Nathan Dalrymple; Gary Poczulp; Mark Warner
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TMT studies on the influence of short term changes of local thermodynamic conditions on the seeing: CFD vs. observations
Author(s): S. G. Els; K. Vogiatzis
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From Euro50 toward a European ELT
Author(s): Arne Ardeberg; Torben Andersen; Jacques Beckers; Michael Browne; Anita Enmark; Per Knutsson; Mette Owner-Petersen
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Scientific requirements for a European ELT
Author(s): Isobel Hook; Gavin Dalton; Roberto Gilmozzi
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Floating sphere telescope: a new design for a 40-m Extremely Large Telescope
Author(s): Gianpietro Marchiori; Francesco Rampini
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TMT status report
Author(s): Jerry Nelson; Gary H. Sanders
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The Giant Magellan Telescope (GMT)
Author(s): Matt Johns
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Exoplanet imaging with the Giant Magellan Telescope
Author(s): Roger Angel; Johanan L. Codona; Phil Hinz; Laird Close
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Mount control system for the CFGT telescope
Author(s): Xinqi Xu; Zhiming Dong; Wangping Zhou
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Cornell Caltech Atacama Telescope (CCAT): a 25-m aperture telescope above 5000-m altitude
Author(s): Thomas A. Sebring; Riccardo Giovanelli; Simon Radford; Jonas Zmuidzinas
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The Square Kilometre Array
Author(s): Yervant Terzian; Joseph Lazio
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A large single-aperture telescope for submillimeter astronomy
Author(s): Wayne Holland; Rob Ivison; William Dent; Eli Atad; Ian Robson; Andy Longmore; Tim Hawarden; Jane Greaves; James Dunlop; Derek Ward-Thompson; Wolfgang Wild
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Optical design of CCAT
Author(s): Germán Cortés-Medellín; Terry Herter
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Why not exposed extreme large telescopes?
Author(s): Hans J. Kärcher; Martin Süss
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Conceptual design study of the GMT enclosure
Author(s): José Terán U.; Daniel H. Neff; Matt Johns
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Conceptual design of enclosure for Thirty Meter Telescope
Author(s): N. Loewen; W. Brzezik; J. Fitzsimmons; D. J. Halliday; S. Sun; A. Vasiljevic
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Feasibility study of calotte enclosure for Cornell Caltech Atacama Telescope
Author(s): N. Loewen; W. Brzezik; D. J. Halliday; T. Sebring
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Eyelid system for telescope protection
Author(s): Gaizka Murga; José L. Ruiz; Alberto Vizcargüenaga; Amaia Zarraoa; Jorge Pan
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Introduction to the 30m Ring Interferometric Telescope
Author(s): Zhong Liu; Zhenyu Jin; Yan Li; Jing Lin; Huisong Tan
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Experimental verification of the virtual wavefront sensor concept
Author(s): Alexander Goncharov; Nicholas Devaney; Chris Dainty; Simone Esposito
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Adaptive optics correction of the wavefront distortions induced by segments misalignment in Extremely Large Telescope
Author(s): Natalia Yaitskova; Christophe Verinaud
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Edge sensor design for the TMT
Author(s): Terry Mast; Gary Chanan; Jerry Nelson; Robert Minor; Richard Jared
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Design of a prototype primary mirror segment positioning actuator for the Thirty Meter Telescope
Author(s): Kenneth R. Lorell; Jean-Noël Aubrun; Robert R. Clappier; Scott W. Miller; Mark Sirota
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Development of a novel actuator concept for position control of segmented mirrors of ELT
Author(s): H. Janssen; R. Geurink; M. Teuwen; B. v. Bree
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The alignment and phasing system for the Thirty Meter Telescope
Author(s): Gary Chanan; Mitchell Troy; Ian Crossfield; Jerry Nelson; Terry Mast
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Results from the capacitive edge sensing system for the active alignment of the SALT primary mirror
Author(s): Hitesh Gajjar; John Menzies; Jian Swiegers; Didier Rozière; Alain Courteville; Sebastien Buous; Bruno Luong
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Active surface segmentation analysis of CCAT
Author(s): Germán Cortés-Medellín
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Phase ambiguity solution with the Pyramid Phasing Sensor
Author(s): E. Pinna; S. Esposito; A. Puglisi; F. Pieralli; R. M. Myers; L. Busoni; A. Tozzi; P. Stefanini
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The active phasing experiment: Part I. Concept and objectives
Author(s): Natalia Yaitskova; Frederic Gonte; Frederic Derie; Lothar Noethe; Isabelle Surdej; Robert Karban; Kjetil Dohlen; Maud Langlois; Simone Esposito; Enrico Pinna; Marcos Reyes; Lusma Montoya; David Terrett
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The active phasing experiment: Part II. Design and developments
Author(s): F. Gonte; N. Yaitskova; F. Derie; C. Araujo; R. Brast; B. Delabre; P. Dierickx; C. Dupuy; C. Frank; S. Guisard; R. Karban; L. Noethe; B. Sedghi; I. Surdej; R. Wilhelm; M. Reyes; S. Esposito; M. Langlois
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Shape measurements of a segmented mirror with nanometer accuracy: the APE internal metrology
Author(s): Rainer Wilhelm; Alain Courteville; Sébastien Estival; Alexis Bietti; Virginie Seiller; Frédéric Gonté
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APE segment pattern recognition in new phasing techniques
Author(s): I. Surdej; E. Koenig; N. Yaitskova; B. Vandame
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Assembly and tests of the GTC 10m telescope mechanics
Author(s): Lluís Cavaller; Benjamin Siegel
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LSST telescope mount concept
Author(s): Douglas R. Neill
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Vortex shedding from a 12-m antenna
Author(s): Nobuharu Ukita; Masao Saito; Bungo Ikenoue; Jeffrey G. Mangum; Nicholas J. Emerson; Angel C. Otarola; Stefano Stangellini
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Characterization of the lightweight telescope developed for the NPOI
Author(s): Jonathan R. Andrews; F. Ernesto Penado; Scott T. Broome; Christopher C. Wilcox; Sergio R. Restaino; Ty Martinez; Scott W. Teare; Freddie Santiago
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A global network of robotic telescopes
Author(s): P. C. T. Rees; P. B. Conway; A. G. Mansfield; D. Mucke-Herzberg; W. Rosing; P. J. Surrey; S. Taylor
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The second-generation CCD/Transit Instrument (CTI-II) precision astrometric and photometric survey
Author(s): John T. McGraw; Mark R. Ackermann; Walter H. Gerstle; Tom Williams; Peter C. Zimmer
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Imaging performance of the Hobby-Eberly Telescope
Author(s): Povilas Palunas; Phillip J. MacQueen; John A. Booth; Robert Calder; James R. Fowler; Matthew D. Shetrone; Stephen C. Odewahn; Pedro Segura; Gordon L. Wesley; George Damm; Jerry Martin; P. Samuel Odoms
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The wide field upgrade for the Hobby-Eberly Telescope
Author(s): John A. Booth; Phillip J. MacQueen; John M. Good; Gordon L. Wesley; Gary J. Hill; Povilas Palunas; Pedro R. Segura; Robert E. Calder
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VLBI in transition
Author(s): Arpad Szomoru; Huib Jan van Langevelde; Harro Verkouter; Mark Kettenis; Bauke Kramer; Friso Olnon; James Anderson; Cormac Reynolds; Zsolt Paragi; Mike Garrett
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Phase coherence of the EVLA radio telescope
Author(s): Steven Durand; James Jackson; Keith Morris
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Advanced Technology Solar Telescope optical design
Author(s): Eric Hansen; Ron Price; Rob Hubbard
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Are curved focal planes necessary for wide-field survey telescopes?
Author(s): Mark R. Ackermann; John T. McGraw; Peter C. Zimmer
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Novel optical designs for consumer astronomical telescopes and their application to professional imaging
Author(s): Peter Wise; Alan Hodgson
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The Magdalena Ridge Observatory 2.4 m Telescope
Author(s): Gordon J. Pentland; Kerry Gonzales; Kevin Harris; Eileen V. Ryan; Elwood C. Downey
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Progress in the ULTRA 1-m ground-based telescope
Author(s): Robert C. Romeo; Robert N. Martin; Bruce Twarog; Barbara Anthony-Twarog; Ray Taghavi; Rick Hale; Paul Etzel; Rob Fesen; Steve Shawl
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The SkyMapper wide field telescope
Author(s): Andrew Rakich; Mark Blundell; Gordon Pentland; Rob Brunswick; Terry Ferguson; Jim Waltho
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Automated 1.3m near-infrared telescope system triggered by gamma-ray burst
Author(s): Toshio Murakami; Daisuke Yonetoku; Shin Kinoshita; Hiroki Masui; Shinya Okuno; Satoru Yoshinari; Takashi Kidamura; Sachiko Tanabe; Satoshi Yokota; Yukiyasu Kobayashi; Takao Nakagawa; Takashi Nakamura
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Ground-based gamma-ray observations with H.E.S.S.: status and future
Author(s): D. Horns
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BOOTES-IR: a robotic nIR astronomical observatory devoted to follow-up of transient phenomena
Author(s): A. J. Castro-Tirado; R. Cunniffe; A. de Ugarte Postigo; M. Jelínek; S. Vitek; P. Kubánek; J. Gorosabel; S. Castillo Carrión; T. J. Mateo Sanguino; A. Riva; P. Conconi; V. di Caprio; F. Zerbi; P. Amado; C. Cárdenas; A. Claret; S. Guziy; S. Martín-Ruiz; M. A. Sánchez; P. García Teodoro; J. M. Castro Cerón; J. Díaz Verdejo; R. Hudec; J. M. López Soler; J. Á. Berná Galiano; J. Casares; J. Fabregat; P. Páta; C. Sánchez Fernández; M. D. Sabau-Graziati; J. M. Trigo-Rodríguez; F. Vitali
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Improvement of the thermal environment around the Subaru Telescope enclosure
Author(s): Akihiko Miyashita; Yoshitaka Mikami; Tetsuo Nishimura; Naruhisa Takato
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Integrating seeing measurements into the operations of solar telescopes
Author(s): C. Denker; A. P Verdoni
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The thermal control of the new solar telescope at Big Bear Observatory
Author(s): Angelo P. Verdoni; Carsten Denker
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The DIMM station at Subaru Telescope
Author(s): Fumihiro Uraguchi; Naruhisa Takato; Akihiko Miyashita; Tomonori Usuda
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The SOFIA cavity door - an unvignetted view: configuration, operation, and potential science implications
Author(s): Edwin F. Erickson; David A. Howe; John N. Perry; Ted M. Brown; Michael R. Haas
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Test observations and spectral analysis preparation for part LAMOST
Author(s): A-Li Luo; Yong-Heng Zhao
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New filters for NIR-MIR astronomy from Dome C: the case of AMICA
Author(s): Gaetano Valentini; Demetrio Magrin; Alberto Riva; Carlotta Bonoli; Gianluca Di Rico; Mauro Dolci
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Meteorologic parameters analysis above Dome C made with ECMWF data
Author(s): Kerstin Geissler; Elena Masciadri
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The MMT all-sky camera
Author(s): T. E. Pickering
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A collaborative site survey for astronomical observations in west China (Tibet)
Author(s): T. Sasaki; M. Yoshida; Y. Yao; G. Zhao; N. Takato; K. Seiguchi; F. Uraguchi; A. Miyashita; N. Ohshima; N. Okada; A. Kawai; J. Wang; G. Yang; S. Haginoya
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Optical turbulence forecast: toward a new era of ground-based astronomy
Author(s): Elena Masciadri
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The concept design of the Cornell Caltech Atacama Telescope mount
Author(s): David T. Finley; Edward O. Reese; Kerstan G. Hermann; Al Gienger; Thomas A. Sebring
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TMT telescope structure system: design and development
Author(s): Kei Szeto; Scott Roberts; Simon Sun; Larry Stepp; Jerry Nelson; Mike Gedig; Nathan Loewen; Dominic Tsang
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DIPSI: the diffraction image phase sensing instrument for APE
Author(s): Luzma Montoya-Martínez; Marcos Reyes; Achim Schumacher; Elvio Hernández
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Shack-Hartmann sensor for the active phasing experiment
Author(s): F. Gonte; L. Noethe; C. Araujo; R. Brast; C. Dupuy; C. Frank; F. Derie
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ZEUS: a cophasing sensor based on the Zernike phase contrast method
Author(s): Kjetil Dohlen; Maud Langlois; Patrick Lanzoni; Silvio Mazzanti; Arthur Vigan; Luzma Montoya; Elvio Hernandez; Marcos Reyes; Isabel Surdej; Natalya Yaitskova
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Experimental research on the sampling point number of LAMOST active optics wavefront test
Author(s): Yong Zhang
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URAT: astrometric requirements and design history
Author(s): Norbert Zacharias; Uwe Laux; Andrew Rakich; Harland Epps
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The calculation of oblique beams in the mirror-lens telescope based on the afocal two-mirror system
Author(s): Ilia V. Ermakov; Daniil T. Puryayev
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VISTA telescope mount: factory testing prior to optics integration
Author(s): Paul Jeffers; Brian Stobie; Stan Hermann; Brad McCreight
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Pointing model for LAMOST experiment set
Author(s): Hai Wang; Yuanxing Zhao
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The Large Binocular Telescope main axis encoders: mounting hardware, read heads, and tape installation
Author(s): S. Callahan; D. Ashby; T. Hair; J. Brynnel; S. Donovan; F. Dionies
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The Advanced Technology Solar Telescope mount assembly
Author(s): Mark Warner; Myung Cho; Bret Goodrich; Eric Hansen; Rob Hubbard; Joon Pyo Lee; Jeremy Wagner
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The Advanced Technology Solar Telescope enclosure
Author(s): L. Phelps; J. Barr; N. Dalrymple; M. Fraser; R. Hubbard; J. Wagner; M. Warner
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Enclosures for a 100m telescope: baseline conceptual design and alternatives
Author(s): M. Quattri; M. Hautum; A. Pedretti
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Concept design study of the CCAT facilities
Author(s): José Terán U.; Daniel H. Neff; Thomas Sebring
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Dynamics and control of cable-suspended parallel robots for giant telescopes
Author(s): Peng Zhuang; Zhengqiu Yao
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The feasibility of replacing the U.S. Naval Observatory's 61-inch astrometric reflector with a 3.5 m telescope
Author(s): Michael DiVittorio; Gordon Pentland; Kevin Harris
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Improvement of the pointing accuracy of the Subaru Telescope by suppressing vibrations
Author(s): Tomio Kanzawa; Daigo Tomono; Tomonori Usuda; Naruhisa Takato; Satoru Negishi; Shinji Sugahara; Noboru Itoh
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Subaru Telescope improved pointing accuracy in open-loop and Az rail flatness
Author(s): Satoru Negishi; Tomio Kanzawa; Daigo Tomono; Tomonori Usuda; Norio Ohshima; Kazuhito Namikawa; Takeji Ogasawara; Noboru Itoh
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JCMT Telescope structure modifications and facility upgrades for SCUBA-2 instrument
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