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Proceedings of SPIE Volume 6272

Advances in Adaptive Optics II
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Volume Number: 6272
Date Published: 31 July 2006
Softcover: 174 papers (1874) pages
ISBN: 9780819463371

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LGS AO at W.M. Keck Observatory: routine operations and remaining challenges
Author(s): David Le Mignant; Marcos A. van Dam; Antonin H. Bouchez; Jason C. Y. Chin; Elizabeth Chock; Randall D. Campbell; Al Conrad; Steve Doyle; Robert W. Goodrich; Erik M. Johansson; Shui H. Kwok; Robert E. Lafon; James E. Lyke; Christine Melcher; Ronald P. Mouser; Douglas M. Summers; Paul J. Stomski; Cynthia Wilburn; Peter L. Wizinowich
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Tomographic reconstruction of stellar wavefronts from multiple laser guide stars
Author(s): Christoph Baranec; Michael Lloyd-Hart; N. Mark Milton; Thomas Stalcup; Miguel Snyder; Roger Angel
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Multi-conjugate solar adaptive optics with the VTT and GREGOR
Author(s): Thomas Berkefeld; Dirk Soltau; Oskar von der Lühe
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Progress with solar multi-conjugate adaptive optics at NSO
Author(s): Thomas Rimmele; Kit Richards; Jacqueline Roche; Steve Hegwer; Alexandra Tritschler
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Adaptive optics developments at Keck Observatory
Author(s): Peter L. Wizinowich; Jason Chin; Erik Johansson; Stephan Kellner; Robert Lafon; David Le Mignant; Chris Neyman; Paul Stomski; Doug Summers; Roger Sumner; Marcos van Dam
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Laser guide star upgrade of Altair at Gemini North
Author(s): Maxime Boccas; Francois Rigaut; Matthieu Bec; Benjamin Irarrazaval; Eric James; Angelic Ebbers; Celine d'Orgeville; Kenny Grace; Gustavo Arriagada; Stan Karewicz; Mike Sheehan; John White; Simon Chan
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First light AO system for LBT: toward on-sky operation
Author(s): S. Esposito; A. Tozzi; A. Puglisi; E. Pinna; A. Riccardi; S. Busoni; L. Busoni; P. Stefanini; M. Xompero; D. Zanotti; F. Pieralli
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The ESO Adaptive Optics Facility
Author(s): S. Ströbele; R. Arsenault; R. Bacon; R. Biasi; D. Bonaccini-Calia; M. Downing; R. D. Conzelmann; B. Delabre; R. Donaldson; M. Duchateau; S. Esposito; E. Fedrigo; D. Gallieni; W. K. P. Hackenberg; N. Hubin; M. Kasper; M. Kissler-Patig; M. Le Louarn; R. McDermid; S. Oberti; J. Paufique; A. Riccardi; R. Stuik; E. Vernet
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Status of Subaru laser guide star AO system
Author(s): Hideki Takami; Stephen Colley; Matt Dinkins; Michael Eldred; Olivier Guyon; Taras Golota; Masayuki Hattori; Yutaka Hayano; Meguru Ito; Masanori Iye; Shin Oya; Yoshihiko Saito; Makoto Watanabe
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A conceptual design for the Thirty Meter Telescope adaptive optics systems
Author(s): B. L. Ellerbroek; C. Boyer; C. Bradley; M. C. Britton; S. Browne; R. A. Buchroeder; J.-L. Carel; M. K. Cho; M. R. Chun; R. Clare; R. Conan; L. G. Daggert; R. G. Dekany; J. H. Elias; D. A. Erickson; R. Flicker; D. T. Gavel; L. Gilles; P. Hampton; G. Herriot; M. R. Hunten; R. R. Joyce; M. Liang; B. A. Macintosh; R. Palomo; I. P. Powell; S. C. Roberts; E. Ruch; J.-C. Sinquin; M. J. Smith; J. A. Stoesz; M. Troy; G. A. Tyler; J.-P. Veran; C. R. Vogel; Q. Yang
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Design of the adaptive optics systems for GMT
Author(s): Michael Lloyd-Hart; Roger Angel; N. Mark Milton; Matt Rademacher; Johanan Codona
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Astronomical science with laser guide star adaptive optics: a brief review, a current snapshot, and a bright future
Author(s): Michael C. Liu
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Analysis of K-band imaging of the wide binary system σ CrB with the Lick Observatory NGS AO system
Author(s): Kenneth J. Mighell; Julian C. Christou; Jack D. Drummond
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Characterization of the Lick adaptive optics point spread function
Author(s): Szymon Gladysz; Julian C. Christou; Michael Redfern
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Design of the extreme AO system for SPHERE, the planet finder instrument of the VLT
Author(s): T. Fusco; C. Petit; G. Rousset; J.-F. Sauvage; K. Dohlen; D. Mouillet; J. Charton; P. Baudoz; M. Kasper; E. Fedrigo; P. Rabou; P. Feautrier; M. Downing; P. Gigan; J.-M. Conan; J.-L. Beuzit; N. Hubin; F. Wildi; P. Puget
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The Gemini Planet Imager
Author(s): Bruce Macintosh; James Graham; David Palmer; Rene Doyon; Don Gavel; James Larkin; Ben Oppenheimer; Leslie Saddlemyer; J. Kent Wallace; Brian Bauman; Julia Evans; Darren Erikson; Katie Morzinski; Donald Phillion; Lisa Poyneer; Anand Sivaramakrishnan; Remi Soummer; Simon Thibault; Jean-Pierre Veran
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The EPICS project for the European Extremely Large Telescope: outcome of the Planet Finder concept study for OWL
Author(s): C. Vérinaud; N. Hubin; M. Kasper; J. Antichi; P. Baudoz; J.-L. Beuzit; A. Boccaletti; A. Chalabaev; K. Dohlen; E. Fedrigo; C. Correia Da Silva; M. Feldt; T. Fusco; A. Gandorfer; R. Gratton; H. Kuntschner; F. Kerber; R. Lenzen; P. Martinez; E. Le Coarer; A. Longmore; D. Mouillet; R. Navarro; J. Paillet; P. Rabou; F. Rahoui; F. Selsis; H. M. Schmid; R. Soummer; D. Stam; C. Thalmann; J. Tinbergen; M. Turatto; N. Yaitskova
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Extreme adaptive optics for the Thirty Meter Telescope
Author(s): Bruce Macintosh; Mitchell Troy; Rene Doyon; James Graham; Kevin Baker; Brian Bauman; Christian Marois; David Palmer; Donald Phillion; Lisa Poyneer; Ian Crossfield; Philip Dumont; B. Marty Levine; Michael Shao; Gene Serabyn; Chris Shelton; Gautum Vasisht; James K. Wallace; Jean-Francois Lavigne; Philippe Valee; Neil Rowlands; Ken Tam; Daniel Hackett
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NFIRAOS: TMT narrow field near-infrared facility adaptive optics
Author(s): Glen Herriot; Paul Hickson; B. L. Ellerbroek; D. A. Andersen; T. Davidge; D. A. Erickson; I. P. Powell; R. Clare; L. Gilles; C. Boyer; M. Smith; L. Saddlemyer; J.-P. Véran
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Adaptive optics designs for an infrared multi-object spectrograph on TMT
Author(s): Donald Gavel; Brian Bauman; Richard Dekany; Matthew Britton; David Andersen
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MIRAO: a mid-IR adaptive optics system design for TMT
Author(s): Mark R. Chun; Jay Elias; Brent Ellerbroek; Tim Bond; Ming Liang; Richard Clare; Alan Tokunaga; Matt Richter; Larry Daggert
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ONIRICA: an infrared camera for OWL with MCAO low order partial correction
Author(s): Roberto Ragazzoni; Renato Falomo; Carmelo Arcidiacono; Emiliano Diolaiti; Jacopo Farinato; Matteo Lombini; Brice Le Roux; Laura Greggio; Francesco Bertelli; Adriano Fontana; Andrea Grazian; Marcello Castellano; Hans Walter Rix; Wolfgang Gaessler; Tom Herbst; Roberto Soci; Sandro D'Odorico; Enrico Marchetti
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Deformable secondary mirrors for the LBT adaptive optics system
Author(s): H. M. Martin; G. Brusa Zappellini; B. Cuerden; S. M. Miller; A. Riccardi; B. K. Smith
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A deformable secondary mirror for the VLT
Author(s): R. Arsenault; R. Biasi; D. Gallieni; A. Riccardi; P. Lazzarini; N. Hubin; E. Fedrigo; R. Donaldson; S. Oberti; S. Stroebele; R. Conzelmann; M. Duchateau
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Manufacturing of lightweight glass segments for adaptive optics
Author(s): M. Ghigo; S. Basso; O. Citterio; F. Mazzoleni; D. Vernani
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A new concept for large deformable mirrors for extremely large telescopes
Author(s): Torben Andersen; Mette Owner-Petersen; Arne Ardeberg; Tapio Korhonen
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ASSIST: the adaptive secondary setup and instrument stimulator
Author(s): Remko Stuik; Robin Arsenault; Bernard Delabre; Simone Esposito; Pascal Hallibert; Norbert Hubin; Andreas Quirrenbach; Armando Riccardi; Stefan Stroebele; Ramon Vink
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SPARTA: the ESO standard platform for adaptive optics real time applications
Author(s): Enrico Fedrigo; Robert Donaldson; Christian Soenke; Richard Myers; Stephen Goodsell; Deli Geng; Chris Saunter; Nigel Dipper
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TMT adaptive optics systems control architecture
Author(s): C. Boyer; B. Ellerbroek; G. Herriot; J. P. Veran; S. Browne; G. Tyler
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The wavefront correction system for the Advanced Technology Solar Telescope
Author(s): T. Rimmele; K. Richards; J. M. Roche; S. L. Hegwer; R. P. Hubbard; E. R. Hansen; B. Goodrich; R. S. Upton
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Tomagraphic wavefront correction for the LSST
Author(s): Donald W. Phillion; Scot S. Olivier; Kevin Baker; Lynn Seppala; Stacie Hvisc
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Modal Fourier wavefront reconstruction using graphics processing units
Author(s): José M. Rodríguez-Ramos; José G. Marichal-Hernández; Fernando Rosa
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On-sky results of the adaptive optics MACAO for the new IR-spectrograph CRIRES at VLT
Author(s): J. Paufique; P. Biereichel; B. Delabre; R. Donaldson; R. Esteves; E. Fedrigo; P. Gigan; D. Gojak; N. Hubin; M. Kasper; U. Käufl; J. L. Lizon; E. Marchetti; S. Oberti; J. F. Pirard; Eszter Pozna; J. Santos; S. Stroebele; S. Tordo
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Results from the GMT ground-layer experiment at the Magellan Telescopes
Author(s): A. Athey; S. Shectman; M. Phillips; J. Thomas-Osip
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PYRAMIR: first on-sky results from an infrared pyramid wavefront sensor
Author(s): M. Feldt; D. Peter; S. Hippler; Th. Henning; J. Aceituno; M. Goto
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Wavefront control for the Gemini Planet Imager
Author(s): Lisa A. Poyneer; Jean-Pierre Véran; Daren Dillon; Scott Severson; Bruce A. Macintosh
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Amplitude and phase controlled adaptive optics system
Author(s): Ich Pham; Sam Ma
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Woofer-tweeter tip-tilt control for NFIRAOS on TMT
Author(s): Jean-Pierre Véran; Glen Herriot
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Nonlinear control for pyramid sensors in adaptive optics
Author(s): Ole Wulff; Douglas Looze
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20-W and 50-W solid-state sodium beacon guidestar laser systems for the Keck I and Gemini South telescopes
Author(s): Allen K. Hankla; Jarett Bartholomew; Ken Groff; Ian Lee; Iain T. McKinnie; Grant Moule; Nathan Rogers; Bruce Tiemann; Allen J. Tracy; Paul VanHoudt; Sean M. Adkins; Céline d'Orgeville
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The Laser Guide Star Facility for the Thirty Meter Telescope
Author(s): Richard Joyce; Corinne Boyer; Larry Daggert; Brent Ellerbroek; Edward Hileman; Mark Hunten; Ming Liang
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Focus errors from tracking sodium layer altitude variations with laser guide star adaptive optics for the Thirty Meter Telescope
Author(s): Glen Herriot; Paul Hickson; Brent Ellerbroek; Jean-Pierre Véran; Chiao-Yao She; Richard Clare; Doug Looze
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A compact modular scalable versatile laser guidestar system architecture for 8-100 m telescopes
Author(s): Allen J. Tracy; John Hobbs; Iain McKinnie; Camilo Lopez; Munib Jalali; Allen Hankla; Joe Alford
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AFIRE: fiber Raman laser for laser guide star adaptive optics
Author(s): D. Bonaccini Calia; W. Hackenberg; S. Chernikov; Y. Feng; L. Taylor
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Optimization of center of gravity algorithms in a Shack-Hartmann sensor
Author(s): T. Fusco; S. Thomas; M. Nicolle; A. Tokovinin; V. Michau; G. Rousset
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Laser guide star Shack-Hartmann wavefront sensor modeling: matched filtering, wavefront sensor nonlinearity, and impact of sodium layer variability for the Thirty Meter Telescope
Author(s): Luc Gilles; Brent Ellerbroek
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Lick Observatory adaptive optics wavefront sensor upgrades
Author(s): David Palmer; Donald Gavel; Elinor Gates
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The design and optimization of detectors for adaptive optics wavefront sensing
Author(s): Sean M. Adkins; Oscar Azucena; Jerry E. Nelson
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MAD star oriented: laboratory results for ground layer and multi-conjugate adaptive optics
Author(s): Enrico Marchetti; Roland Brast; Bernard Delabre; Rob Donaldson; Enrico Fedrigo; Christoph Frank; Norbert Hubin; Johann Kolb; Miska Le Louarn; Jean-Louis Lizon; Sylvain Oberti; Fernando Quirós-Pacheco; Roland Reiss; Joana Santos; Sebastien Tordo; Andrea Baruffolo; Paolo Bagnara; Antonio Amorim; Jorge Lima
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Laboratory for adaptive optics at UC Santa Cruz: project status and plans
Author(s): Donald Gavel
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The woofer-tweeter experiment
Author(s): R. Conan; P. Hampton; C. Bradley; O. Keskin
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First laboratory demonstration of closed-loop Kalman based optimal control for vibration filtering and simplified MCAO
Author(s): C. Petit; J.-M. Conan; C. Kulcsár; H.-F. Raynaud; T. Fusco; J. Montri; D. Rabaud
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Task performance in astronomical adaptive optics
Author(s): Harrison H. Barrett; Kyle J. Myers; Nicholas Devaney; J. C. Dainty; Luca Caucci
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ELTs adaptive optics for multi-objects 3D spectroscopy: key parameters and design rules
Author(s): B. Neichel; J.-M. Conan; T. Fusco; E. Gendron; M. Puech; G. Rousset; F. Hammer
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Strehl ratio and image sharpness for adaptive optics
Author(s): Julian C. Christou; Kenneth J. Mighell; Russell B. Makidon
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Correctability limitations imposed by spherical-wave scintillation in multi-conjugate adaptive optics
Author(s): Lawton H. Lee
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Large DM AO systems: synthetic IM or calibration on sky?
Author(s): S. Oberti; Fernando Quirós-Pacheco; S. Esposito; R. Muradore; R. Arsenault; E. Fedrigo; M. Kasper; J. Kolb; E. Marchetti; A. Riccardi; C. Soenke; S. Stroebele
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Characterizing the potential of MEMS deformable mirrors for astronomical adaptive optics
Author(s): Katie M. Morzinski; Julia W. Evans; Scott Severson; Bruce Macintosh; Daren Dillon; Don Gavel; Claire Max; Dave Palmer
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Electrostatic micro-deformable mirror for adaptive optics
Author(s): Frederic Zamkotsian; Arnaud Liotard; Patrick Lanzoni; Veronique Conedera; Norbert Fabre; Henri Camon
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Modeling and open-loop control of point-actuated continuous facesheet deformable mirrors
Author(s): Curtis R. Vogel; Qiang Yang
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A fast high-fidelity model for the deformation of continuous facesheet deformable mirrors
Author(s): Gary J. Baker
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Actuator tests for a large deformable membrane mirror
Author(s): Roger Hamelinck; Nick Rosielle; Maarten Steinbuch; Rogier Ellenbroek; Michel Verhaegen; Niek Doelman
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PYRAMIR: construction and implementation of the world's first infrared pyramid sensor
Author(s): D. Peter; H. Baumeister; P. Bizenberger; M. Feldt; Th. Henning; S. Hippler; S. Ligori; U. Mall; U. Neumann; N. Salm; C. Storz; K. Wagner
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Laboratory testing the layer oriented wavefront sensor for the multiconjugate adaptive optics demonstrator
Author(s): Carmelo Arcidiacono; Matteo Lombini; Emiliano Diolaiti; Jacopo Farinato; Roberto Ragazzoni
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Two-sided pyramid wavefront sensor in the direct phase mode
Author(s): Donald W. Phillion; Kevin Baker
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The MCAO wavefront sensing system of LINC-NIRVANA: status report
Author(s): Jacopo Farinato; Roberto Ragazzoni; Carmelo Arcidiacono; Gentile Giorgia; Emiliano Diolaiti; Italo Foppiani; Matteo Lombini; Laura Schreiber; Dario Lorenzetti; Francesco D'Alessio; Gianluca Li Causi; Fernando Pedichini; Fabrizio Vitali; Tom Herbst; Martin Kürster; Peter Bizenberger; Florian Briegel; Fulvio De Bonis; Sebastian Egner; Wolfgang Gässler; Lars Mohr; Alexei Pavlov; Ralf Rainer Rohloff; Roberto Soci
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Integration, testing, and laboratory characterization of the mid-high layer wavefront sensor for LINC-NIRVANA
Author(s): Matteo Lombini; Italo Foppiani; Emiliano Diolaiti; Jacopo Farinato; Roberto Ragazzoni; Giovanni Bregoli; Costantino Ciattaglia; Giuseppe Cosentino; Giancarlo Innocenti; Laura Schreiber; Carmelo Arcidiacono; Fulvio De Bonis; Sebastian Egner; Wolfgang Gaessler; Tom Herbst; Martin Kuerster; Johannes Schmidt; Roberto Soci; Pierfrancesco Rossettini; Raffaele Tomelleri
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SUPY: an infrared pyramid wavefront sensor for Subaru
Author(s): M. Feldt; Y. Hayano; H. Takami; T. Usuda; M. Watanabe; M. Iye; M. Goto; P. Bizenberger; S. Egner; D. Peter
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Post processing of differential images for direct extrasolar planet detection from the ground
Author(s): J.-F. Sauvage; L. Mugnier; T. Fusco; G. Rousset
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Effects of diffraction and static wavefront errors on high-contrast imaging from the Thirty Meter Telescope
Author(s): Mitchell Troy; Ian Crossfield; Gary Chanan; Philip Dumont; Joseph J. Green; Bruce Macintosh
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Contrast limits with the Simultaneous Differential Extrasolar Planet Imager (SDI) at the VLT and MMT
Author(s): Beth A. Biller; Laird M. Close; Elena Masciadri; Rainer Lenzen; Wolfgang Brandner; Donald McCarthy; Thomas Henning; Eric L. Nielsen; Markus Hartung; Stephan Kellner; Kerstin Geissler; Markus Kasper
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Computationally efficient analytic transformation from phase psd to intensity psf
Author(s): Donald W. Phillion
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Effects of atmospheric dispersion on the PSF background level
Author(s): Mette Owner-Petersen
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Status progress of AdOpt@TNG and offer to the international astronomical community
Author(s): M. Cecconi; A. Ghedina; P. Bagnara; A. Baruffolo; C. J. Carmona Rodriguez; G. Cresci; E. Diolaiti; J. Farinato; W. Gaessler; L. C. Gonzalez Suárez; F. Mannucci; R. Ragazzoni; A. L. Riverol Rodrìguez
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GLAS: engineering a common-user Rayleigh laser guide star for adaptive optics on the William Herschel Telescope
Author(s): Gordon Talbot; Don Carlos Abrams; Nikolaos Apostolakos; Richard Bassom; Colin Blackburn; Maarten Blanken; Diego Cano Infantes; Alan Chopping; Kevin Dee; Nigel Dipper; Eddy Elswijk; Bernard Enthoven; Thomas Gregory; Rik ter Horst; Ron Humphreys; Jan Idserda; Paul Jolley; Sjouke Kuindersma; Richard McDermid; Tim Morris; Richard Myers; Sergio Pico; Johan Pragt; Simon Rees; Jürg Rey; Marcos Reyes; René Rutten; Ton Schoenmaker; Jure Skvarc; Niels Tromp; Simon Tulloch; Auke Veninga
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VASAO: visible all sky adaptive optics
Author(s): Christian Veillet; Olivier Lai; Derrick Salmon; Jean-Paul Pique
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The Extreme Adaptive Optics Testbed at UCSC: current results and coronagraphic upgrade
Author(s): Scott A. Severson; Brian Bauman; Daren Dillon; Julia Evans; Don Gavel; Bruce Macintosh; Katie Morzinski; Dave Palmer; Lisa Poyneer
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Extreme adaptive optics system optimization with the high order test bench
Author(s): Elise Vernet; Markus Kasper; Christophe Vérinaud; Enrico Fedrigo; Sébastien Tordo; Norbert Hubin; Simone Esposito; Enrico Pinna; Alfio Puglisi; Andrea Tozzi; Alastair G. Basden; Stephen J. Goodsell; Gordon D. Love; Richard M. Myers
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A laboratory experiment for demonstrating post-coronagraph wavefront sensing and control for extreme adaptive optics
Author(s): J. Kent Wallace; Randall Bartos; Shanti Rao; Rocco Samuele; Edouard Schmidtlin
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Laboratory demonstration of a focal plane coronagraphic interferometer designed for anti-halo apodization of starlight
Author(s): Nicole Putnam; Johanan L. Codona; J. Roger P. Angel
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Deformable nanolaminate optics
Author(s): Alexandros P. Papavasiliou; Scot S. Olivier; Troy W. Barbee; Robin R. Miles; Chris C. Walton; Michael B. Cohn; Kevin Chang
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Nanoengineered ferrofluid deformable mirrors: a progress report
Author(s): S. Thibault; D. Brousseau; M. Rioux; S. Senkow; J.-P. Déry; E. F. Borra; A. Ritcey
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Development of a liquid based deformable mirror
Author(s): Edgar M. Vuelban; Nandini Bhattacharya; Joseph M. Braat
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Carbon fibre composite deformable mirrors: developments at UCL
Author(s): Sarah Kendrew; Peter Doel; David Brooks; Andrew M. King; Chris Dorn; Richard M. Dwan; Chris Yates; Glyn Dando; Ian Richardson; Glynn Evans
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Multi-rate control of high-order adaptive optics systems
Author(s): Carlos Correia; Enrico Fedrigo; M. Le Louarn; C. Verinaud; V. Korkiakoski
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Adaptive optics <i>&#919;</i><sub>2</sub>-optimal control design applied on an experimental setup
Author(s): Karel Hinnen; Michel Verhaegen; Niek Doelman
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Fourier domain algorithm for the fitting step in multi-conjugate adaptive optics
Author(s): Qiang Yang; Curtis R. Vogel
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FRIM: minimum-variance reconstructor with a fractal iterative method
Author(s): Clémentine Béchet; Michel Tallon; Eric Thiébaut
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Adaptive optics control of wind blown turbulence via translation and prediction
Author(s): Donald Wiberg; Luke Johnson; Donald Gavel
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The effect of temporal fluctuations in r<sub>0</sub> on high-resolution observations
Author(s): Robert N. Tubbs
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Angular anisoplanatism in laser guide star adaptive optics
Author(s): Marcos A. van Dam; Richard J. Sasiela; Antonin H. Bouchez; David Le Mignant; Randy D. Campbell; Jason C. Y. Chin; Scott K. Hartman; Erik M. Johansson; Robert E. Lafon; Paul J. Stomski; Douglas M. Summers; Peter L. Wizinowich
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Sky coverage and tip/tilt error analysis for TMT
Author(s): Richard M. Clare; Brent L. Ellerbroek; Jean-Pierre Véran; Glen Herriot; David Andersen
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Analysis of crowded field adaptive optics image data
Author(s): Matthew C. Britton
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Adaptive optics simulations for the European Extremely Large Telescope
Author(s): Miska Le Louarn; Christophe Vérinaud; Visa Korkiakoski; Norbert Hubin; Enrico Marchetti
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Performance predictions of the GLAS Rayleigh laser guide star adaptive optics system for the 4.2-m William Herschel Telescope
Author(s): Timothy J. Morris; Richard W. Wilson; Richard M. Myers; Timothy Butterley; Rene G. M. Rutten; Gordon Talbot
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Time-varying stochastic turbulence model
Author(s): Curtis R. Vogel
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Acceleration of AO simulation using programmable logic
Author(s): Alastair G. Basden; Richard W. Wilson; Francois Assémat; Nazim A. Bharmal; Timothy Butterley; Deli Geng; Stephen J. Goodsell; Mark A. Harrison; Tim J. Morris; Richard M. Myers; Chris D. Saunter
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Whack-a-speckle: focal plane wavefront sensing in theory and practice with a deformable secondary mirror and 5-micron camera
Author(s): Matthew A. Kenworthy; Philip M. Hinz; J. Roger P. Angel; Ari N. Heinze; Suresh Sivanandam
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High contrast imaging with focal plane wavefront sensing for ground based telescopes
Author(s): Olivier Guyon; Basile Gallet; Eugene A. Pluzhnik; Hideki Takami; Motohide Tamura
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Fast holographic wavefront sensor: sensing without computing
Author(s): Geoff Andersen
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Polychromatic phase retrieval with Kolmogorov self-adapting prior constraints
Author(s): X. Rondeau; E. Thiébaut; M. Tallon
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Scalable analog wavefront sensor with subpixel resolution
Author(s): Michael Wilcox
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High SNR measurement of interaction matrix on-sky and in lab
Author(s): S. Esposito; R. Tubbs; A. Puglisi; S. Oberti; A. Tozzi; M. Xompero; D. Zanotti
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Eliminating the static aberrations in an MCAO system
Author(s): Johann Kolb
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Distributed control in adaptive optics: deformable mirror and turbulence modeling
Author(s): Rogier Ellenbroek; Michel Verhaegen; Niek Doelman; Roger Hamelinck; Nick Rosielle; Maarten Steinbuch
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Detection of atmospheric tip-tilt for lunar laser ranging
Author(s): Yaoheng Xiong; Rui Guo
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Enhancements and developments on NAOMI
Author(s): Maarten Blanken; Chris Benn; Michiel van der Hoeven; Paul Jolley; Simon Rees; Gordon Talbot; Simon Tulloch
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Low-order AO system in LAMOST
Author(s): Xiangyan Yuan; Xiangqun Cui; Genrong Liu; Yong Zhang; Yongjun Qi
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GLAS: launching Rayleigh lasers from the WHT
Author(s): Paul Jolley; Tom Gregory
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Multiconjugated adaptive optics for ELTs: an enhancement of the PIGS setup
Author(s): E. Meyer; W. Gaessler; S. A. Kellner; E. Diolaiti; S. Egner; R. Ragazzoni; J. Farinato
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Real time system for GLAS on WHT
Author(s): Jure Skvar&#269;; Simon Tulloch; Richard M. Myers
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High contrast L' band adaptive optics imaging to detect extrasolar planets
Author(s): Ari Heinze; Phil Hinz; Suresh Sivanandam; Daniel Apai; Michael Meyer
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PSF reconstruction for NAOS-CONICA
Author(s): Yann Clénet; Markus Kasper; Eric Gendron; Thierry Fusco; Gérard Rousset; Damien Gratadour; Christopher Lidman; Olivier Marco; Nancy Ageorges; Sebastian Egner
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Real-time real-sky dual-conjugate adaptive optics experiment
Author(s): Per Knutsson; Mette Owner-Petersen
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Long exposure point spread function estimation from adaptive optics loop data: validation and results
Author(s): Jose Marino; Thomas Rimmele; Julian Christou
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Extreme adaptive optics using an off-axis subaperture on a ground-based telescope
Author(s): E. Serabyn; J. K. Wallace; M. Troy; B. Mennesson; P. Haguenauer; R. O. Gappinger; E. E. Bloemhof
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Testing FPGAs for real-time control of adaptive optics in giant telescopes
Author(s): Luis F. Rodríguez-Ramos; Teodora Viera; Guillermo Herrera; José V. Gigante; Fernando Gago; Ángel Alonso
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Limitations of high performance real time parallel off-the-shelf computers for next generation AO systems
Author(s): Taras Golota
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FPGA cluster for high-performance AO real-time control system
Author(s): Deli Geng; Stephen J. Goodsell; Alastair G. Basden; Nigel A. Dipper; Richard M. Myers; Chris D. Saunter
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FPGA developments for the SPARTA project: Part 2
Author(s): S. J. Goodsell; D. Geng; E. Fedrigo; C. Soenke; R. Donaldson; C. D. Saunter; R. M. Myers; A. G. Basden; N. A. Dipper
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Application of 1.2m adaptive optics system for astronomy
Author(s): Yaoheng Xiong; Xiang Chang; Rui Guo; Zhulian Li
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Second generation laser traffic control: algorithm changes supporting Mauna Kea, La Palma, and future multi-telescope laser sites
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Transmission characteristics of high-power 589-nm laser beam in photonic crystal fiber
Author(s): Meguru Ito; Yutaka Hayano; Norihito Saito; Kazuyuki Akagawa; Mayumi Kato; Yoshihiko Saito; Akira Takazawa; Hideki Takami; Masanori Iye; Satoshi Wada; Stephen A. Colley; Matthew C. Dinkins; Michael Eldred; Taras I. Golota; Olivier Guyon; Masayuki Hattori; Shin Oya; Makoto Watanabe
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589 nm sum-frequency generation laser for the LGS/AO of Subaru Telescope
Author(s): Yoshihiko Saito; Yutaka Hayano; Norihito Saito; Kazuyuki Akagawa; Akira Takazawa; Mayumi Kato; Meguru Ito; Stephen Colley; Matthew Dinkins; Michael Eldred; Taras Golota; Olivier Guyon; Masayuki Hattori; Shin Oya; Makoto Watanabe; Hideki Takami; Masanori Iye; Satoshi Wada
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The laser guide star facility for Subaru Telescope
Author(s): Yutaka Hayano; Yoshihiko Saito; Meguru Ito; Norihito Saito; Mayumi Kato; Kazuyuki Akagawa; Akira Takazawa; Stephen A. Colley; Matthew C. Dinkins; Michael Eldred; Taras I. Golota; Olivier Guyon; Masayuki Hattori; Shin Oya; Makoto Watanabe; Hideki Takami; Satoshi Wada; Masanori Iye
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The Rayleigh technical demonstrator: a novel concepts platform
Author(s): Nazim A. Bharmal; Domenico Bonaccini Calia; Stephen J. Goodsell; Gordon D. Love; Timothy J. Morris; Richard M. Myers
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Multi-watt 589-nm Na D<sub>2</sub>-line generation via frequency doubling of a Raman fiber amplifier: a source for LGS-assisted AO
Author(s): L. Taylor; Y. Feng; D. Bonaccini Calia; W. Hackenberg
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Design of a narrow band 589 nm laser by direct Raman shift in single mode fiber
Author(s): Yan Feng; Domenico Bonaccini Calia; Wolfgang Hackenberg; Stanislav Chernikov
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Ultra-low loss hollow-core photonic crystal fibers at 589 nm for LGS-assisted AO
Author(s): Ronald Holzlöhner; Brian Mangan; Domenico Bonaccini Calia; Wolfgang Hackenberg
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Resonant electro-optical modulator for high laser-power single-mode fiber relay
Author(s): W. Hackenberg; M. Zaehringer; A. Silber
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New micro-lithography techniques for the manufacture of wavefront sensors for the FALCON concept: ADONF
Author(s): F. Chemla; E. Gendron; P. Laporte; I. Guinouard; F. Cornu; M. Puech; F. Hammer; P. Jagourel
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MCP-Medipix2 hybrid detector for AO wavefront sensors
Author(s): John Vallerga; Jason McPhate; Bettina Mikulec; Allan Clark; Oswald Siegmund
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Point spread function reconstruction from Woofer-Tweeter adaptive optics bench
Author(s): Onur Keskin; Rodolphe Conan; Colin Bradley
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Scientific goals for the MMT's multilaser-guided adaptive optics
Author(s): Michael Lloyd-Hart; Thomas Stalcup; Christoph Baranec; N. Mark Milton; Matthew Rademacher; Miguel Snyder; Michael Meyer; Daniel Eisenstein
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Spatial frequency domain model for adaptive optics compensation of segmented mirror misalignments and figure errors
Author(s): Brent L. Ellerbroek
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Comparison of tip-tilt controllers using the STRAP wavefront sensor in the W.M. Keck Observatory laser guide star adaptive optics system
Author(s): Douglas P. Looze; Marcos A. van Dam; Erik M. Johansson
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Constraining the GLAO parameter space with turbulence profile models
Author(s): Jeff A. Stoesz
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Evaluation of ground layer adaptive optics for the wide field optical spectrograph on the TMT
Author(s): Jeff Stoesz; Jean-Pierre Véran; Scott Roberts; Brent Ellerbroek; Matthew Britton
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Fitting error analysis for the VLT deformable secondary mirror
Author(s): A. Riccardi; M. Xompero; L. Busoni
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Pyramid wavefront sensing: theory and component technology development at LAO
Author(s): Jess A. Johnson; Renate Kupke; Donald Gavel; Brian Bauman
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Performance of the deformable mirror for Subaru LGSAO
Author(s): Shin Oya; Aurelien Bouvier; Olivier Guyon; Makoto Watanabe; Yutaka Hayano; Hideki Takami; Masanori Iye; Masayuki Hattori; Yoshihiko Saito; Meguru Itoh; Stephen Colley; Matthew Dinkins; Michael Eldred; Taras Golota
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An application of active optics to x-ray imaging: X-mas (x-ray milli arc-second) project
Author(s): Masahiro Tsujimoto; Shunji Kitamoto; Yohsuke Ohkubo; Jun'ichi Sato; Takeshi Watanabe; Keisuke Sudoh; Akiko Sekiguchi; Kazuharu Suga; Hiroyuki Sekiguchi
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Laser guide star multi-conjugate adaptive optics performance of the Thirty Meter Telescope with elongated beacons and matched filtering
Author(s): Luc Gilles; Brent Ellerbroek; Jean-Pierre Véran
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MEMs-based speckle spectrometer
Author(s): A. I. Sheinis; L. Nigra; M. Q. Kuhlen
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A reflective Gaussian coronagraph for ExAO: laboratory performance
Author(s): Ryeojin Park; Laird M. Close; Nick Siegler; Eric L. Nielsen; Thomas Stalcup
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HORATIO: the Leiden high-order adaptive optics testbed
Author(s): Remko Stuik; Bernhard Brandl; Pascal Hallibert; Andreas Quirrenbach; Ramon Vink; Robert Buurman; George van Hal; Ronan McHugh; Floor Roduner
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MANU-CHAO: a laboratory ground-layer adaptive optics experiment
Author(s): Sebastian E. Egner; Wolfgang Gaessler; Roberto Ragazzoni; Brice LeRoux; T. M. Herbst; J. Farinato; E. Diolaiti; C. Arcidiacono
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First results from the UCSC Laboratory for Adaptive Optics multi-conjugate and multi-object adaptive optics testbed
Author(s): S. Mark Ammons; Renate Kupke; Edward A. Laag; Donald T. Gavel; Daren R. Dillon; Marco R. Reinig; Brian J. Bauman; Claire E. Max; Jess A. Johnson
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Selecting the electromagnetic actuator of the ELT primary mirror
Author(s): Ciro Del Vecchio; Fabrizio Marignetti; Armando Riccardi; Maurizio Scarano; Piergiacomo Cancelliere
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Active polishing of a 2mm thin shell for large adaptive secondary mirrors
Author(s): E. Hugot; M. Ferrari; D. Fappani; R. Arsenault
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Optical figuring specifications for thin shells to be used in adaptive telescope mirrors
Author(s): A. Riccardi
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Post-coronagraph wavefront sensing for the TMT Planet Formation Imager
Author(s): G. Vasisht; I. J. Crossfield; P. J. Dumont; B. M. Levine; M. Troy; M. Shao; J. C. Shelton; J. K. Wallace
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The MPIA multipurpose laboratory atmospheric turbulence simulator MAPS
Author(s): Stefan Hippler; Felix Hormuth; Wolfgang Brandner; David J. Butler; Thomas Henning; Sebastian Egner
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Beyond conventional G-SCIDAR: the ground-layer in high vertical resolution
Author(s): Sebastian E. Egner; Elena Masciadri; Dan McKenna; T. M. Herbst
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G-SCIDAR measurements on Mt. Graham: recent results
Author(s): Sebastian E. Egner; Elena Masciadri; Dan McKenna; T. M. Herbst; W. Gaessler
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Full characterization of the turbulence generator MAPS for MCAO
Author(s): Johann Kolb; Sylvain Oberti; Enrico Marchetti; Fernando Quirós-Pacheco
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Simulations of ground-layer adaptive optics for extremely large telescopes
Author(s): Visa A. Korkiakoski; Miska Le Louarn; Christophe Vérinaud
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Modeling a GLAO system for the Gemini Observatory
Author(s): David R. Andersen; David Crampton; Kei Szeto; Simon Morris; Michael Lloyd-Hart; Richard Myers; Jeff Stoesz; Andrei Tokovinin; Tim Butterley; N. Mark Milton; Jean-Pierre Véran; Richard Wilson
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Multiple guide star tomography demonstration at Palomar Observatory
Author(s): V. Velur; R. C. Flicker; B. C. Platt; M. C. Britton; R. G. Dekany; M. Troy; J. E. Roberts; J. C. Shelton; J. Hickey
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Interferometric wavefront sensors for extreme adaptive optics on the Thirty Meter Telescope
Author(s): K. L. Baker; B. A. Macintosh; D. W. Phillion; L. A. Poyneer; B. J. Bauman
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Eliminating perspective elongation for LGS based AO systems at ELTs
Author(s): Stephan Kellner; Roberto Ragazzoni; Emiliano Diolaiti; Wolfgang Gaessler; Jacopo Farinato
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Implementation of modal optimization system of Subaru-188 adaptive optics
Author(s): Masayuki Hattori; Taras Golota; Guyon Olivier; Matthew Dinkins; Shin Oya; Stephen Colley; Michael Eldred; Makoto Watanabe; Meguru Itoh; Yoshihiko Saito; Yutaka Hayano; Hideki Takami; Masanori Iye
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LQ control design for adaptive optics systems based on MIMO identified model
Author(s): Riccardo Muradore; Enrico Fedrigo; Carlos Correia
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Modified correlation tracker algorithm for tip-tilt correction system and project ANGARA on the Big Solar Vacuum Telescope
Author(s): Vladimir P. Lukin; Leonid V. Antoshkin; Nina N. Botygina; Oleg N. Emaleev; Viktor M. Grigor'ev; Peter A. Konyaev; Pavel G. Kovadlo; Valery I. Skomorovski; Alexander P. Yankov
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First light of the ESO laser guide star facility
Author(s): D. Bonaccini Calia; E. Allaert; J. L. Alvarez; C. Araujo Hauck; G. Avila; E. Bendek; B. Buzzoni; M. Comin; M. Cullum; R. Davies; M. Dimmler; I. Guidolin; W. Hackenberg; S. Hippler; S. Kellner; A. van Kesteren; F. Koch; U. Neumann; T. Ott; D. Popovic; F. Pedichini; M. Quattri; J. Quentin; S. Rabien; A. Silber; M. Tapia
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PALM-3000: visible light AO on the 5.1-meter Telescope
Author(s): Richard Dekany; Antonin Bouchez; Matthew Britton; Viswa Velur; Mitchell Troy; J. Chris Shelton; Jennifer Roberts
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Laser interferometry guided adaptive optics for large telescopes
Author(s): Sebastian Rabien; Richard I. Davies
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Digital vs. analog comparison of adaptive optics systems
Author(s): Douglas P. Looze
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Sparse-aperture adaptive optics
Author(s): Peter Tuthill; James Lloyd; Michael Ireland; Frantz Martinache; John Monnier; Henry Woodruff; Theo ten Brummelaar; Nils Turner; Charles Townes
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Full wave front reconstruction in the Fourier domain
Author(s): E. N. Ribak; Y. Carmon; A. Talmi; O. Glazer; O. Srour; N. Zon
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Laser guide star projection for large telescopes
Author(s): Erez N. Ribak
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Thermal deformable mirror
Author(s): Carlos A. Caicedo; Allan Wirth; Greg LaRosa; Rob Coerver; John Wilt; Mike Taylor
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Polychromatic laser guide star using a single laser at 330 nm
Author(s): Jean-Paul Pique; Ioana C. Moldovan; Vincent Fesquet; Hugues Guillet de Chatellus; Fabien Marc
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Characteristics of sodium guidestars created by the 50-watt FASOR and first closed-loop AO results at the Starfire Optical Range
Author(s): Craig A. Denman; Jack D. Drummond; Mark L. Eickhoff; Robert Q. Fugate; Paul D. Hillman; Steven J. Novotny; John M. Telle
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