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Proceedings of SPIE Volume 7739

Modern Technologies in Space- and Ground-based Telescopes and Instrumentation
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Volume Details

Volume Number: 7739
Date Published: 19 July 2010
Softcover: 155 papers (1736) pages
ISBN: 9780819482297

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Front Matter: Volume 7739
Author(s): Proceedings of SPIE
Fabrication technologies for large optical components at Carl Zeiss Jena GmbH
Author(s): G. Derst; V. Giggel
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Precision grinding for rapid fabrication of segments for extremely large telescopes using the Cranfield BoX
Author(s): Xavier Tonnellier; Paul Morantz; Paul Shore; Paul Comley
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M1 and M2 mirror manufacturing for ARIES project: current status
Author(s): Alexander P. Semenov; Magomed A. Abdulkadyrov; Alexey P. Patrikeev; Vladimir E. Patrikeev; Vitaliy V. Pridnya
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Ultra-precisely manufactured mirror assemblies with well-defined reference structures
Author(s): Sebastian Scheiding; Christoph Damm; Wolfgang Holota; Thomas Peschel; Andreas Gebhardt; Stefan Risse; Andreas Tünnermann
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Fabrication and testing of the first 8.4-m off-axis segment for the Giant Magellan Telescope
Author(s): H. M. Martin; R. G. Allen; J. H. Burge; D. W. Kim; J. S. Kingsley; M. T. Tuell; S. C. West; C. Zhao; T. Zobrist
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Narrow ion-beam figuring: a new tool to address extreme slopes on small surfaces located near telescope pupils
Author(s): Ulrich Mueller; Jeff Stone; Bridget G. Peters; Jay Daniel; Thomas P. Greene; Ruslan Belikov; Olivier Guyon
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On the super polishing under stress of aspherical surfaces for exoplanet detection and solar instruments
Author(s): Emmanuel Hugot; Marc Ferrari; Sébastien Vives; Marie Laslandes; Kacem El Hadi; Sébastien Moindrot; Gérard R. Lemaitre; Kjetil Dohlen
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Low-weight, low-cost, low-cycle time, replicated glass mirrors
Author(s): Robert Egerman; Steven De Smitt; David Strafford
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Composite panels for optical mirrors for Cherenkov Telescopes: development of the cold glass slumping technology
Author(s): R. Canestrari; G. Motta; G. Pareschi; S. Basso; M. Doro; E. Giro; L. Lessio
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Modeling of the thermal expansion behaviour of ZERODUR at arbitrary temperature profiles
Author(s): Ralf Jedamzik; Thoralf Johansson; Thomas Westerhoff
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Designing optimized ultra-lightweighted mirror structures made of Cesic for space and ground based applications
Author(s): Peter Hofbauer; Matthias R. Krödel
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The center of curvature optical assembly for the JWST primary mirror cryogenic optical test
Author(s): Conrad Wells; Gene Olczak; Cormic Merle; Tom Dey; Mark Waldman; Tony Whitman; Eric Wick; Aaron Peer
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Manufacturing of the ZERODUR 1.5-m primary mirror for the solar telescope GREGOR as preparation of light weighting of blanks up to 4-m diameter
Author(s): Thomas Westerhoff; Martin Schäfer; Armin Thomas; Marco Weissenburger; Thomas Werner; Alexander Werz
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Alignment and use of the optical test for the 8.4-m off-axis primary mirrors of the Giant Magellan Telescope
Author(s): S. C. West; J. H. Burge; B. Cuerden; W. Davison; J. Hagen; H. M. Martin; M. T. Tuell; C. Zhao; T. Zobrist
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Automated metrology simulator for multi-objects instruments
Author(s): Eli Atad-Ettedgui; Colin Dickson; Steven Beard; Xiaofeng Gao; Brian Stobie; Peter Hastings; Helen M. McGregor
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Interference testing methods of large astronomical mirrors base on lenses and CGH wavefront correctors
Author(s): Magomed A. Abdulkadyrov; Sergey P. Belousov; Vladimir E. Patrikeev; Alexandr P. Semenov
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Saving SALT: repairs to the spherical aberration corrector of the Southern African Large Telescope (SALT)
Author(s): Darragh E. O'Donoghue; James O'Connor; Lisa A. Crause; Francois Strumpfer; Ockert J. Strydom; Janus D. Brink; Craig Sass; Eben Wiid; Eli Atad-Ettedgui
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Metrology of complex astigmatic surfaces for astronomical optics
Author(s): Stephen Rolt; Andrew K. Kirby; David J. Robertson
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Accuracy of laser tracker measurements of the GMT 8.4-m off-axis mirror segments
Author(s): Tom L. Zobrist; James H. Burge; Hubert M. Martin
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Imaging issues for interferometry with CGH null correctors
Author(s): James H. Burge; Chunyu Zhao; Ping Zhou
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Metrology systems for active alignment control of the Hobby-Eberly Telescope wide field corrector
Author(s): Hanshin Lee; Gary J. Hill; Michael Hart; Mark E. Cornell; Richard Savage; Brian Vattiat; Dave Perry; William M. Moller; Tom Rafferty; Trey Taylor; Marc D. Rafal
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Optical testing of aspheres based on photochromic computer-generated holograms
Author(s): Giorgio Pariani; Andrea Bianco; Chiara Bertarelli; Paolo Spanó; Emilio Molinari
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Interferometric test method for testing convex aspheric mirror surfaces
Author(s): T. Stewart McKechnie
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Measurement of aspheric mirror segments using Fizeau interferometry with CGH correction
Author(s): James H. Burge; Chunyu Zhao; Matt Dubin
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Liquid deformable mirror for advanced sub-optical system testing
Author(s): S. Thibault; D. Brousseau; E. F. Borra
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Scanning pentaprism test for the GMT 8.4-m off-axis segments
Author(s): Richard Allen; Peng Su; James H. Burge; Brian Cuerden; Hubert M. Martin
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Development of a large mosaic volume phase holographic (VPH) grating for APOGEE
Author(s): James Arns; John C. Wilson; Mike Skrutskie; Steve Smee; Robert Barkhouser; Daniel Eisenstein; Jim Gunn; Fred Hearty; Al Harding; Paul Maseman; Jon Holtzman; Ricardo Schiavon; Bruce Gillespie; Steven Majewski
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The Vector Vortex Coronagraph: sensitivity to central obscuration, low-order aberrations, chromaticism, and polarization
Author(s): Dimitri Mawet; Laurent Pueyo; Dwight Moody; John Krist; Eugene Serabyn
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Flight model performance of the integral field unit for the James Webb Space Telescope's near-infrared spectrograph
Author(s): David J. Purll; Daniel R. Lobb; Andrew R. Barnes; R. Gordon Talbot; Stephen Rolt; David J. Robertson; Martin F. Closs; Maurice te Plate
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High-precision cryogenic wheel mechanisms of the JWST/MIRI instrument: performance of the flight models
Author(s): O. Krause; F. Müller; S. Birkmann; A. Böhm; M. Ebert; U. Grözinger; Th. Henning; R. Hofferbert; A. Huber; D. Lemke; R.-R. Rohloff; S. Scheithauer; T. Gross; T. Fischer; G. Luichtel; H. Merkle; M. Übele; H.-U. Wieland; J. Amiaux; R. Jager; A. Glauser; P. Parr-Burman; J. Sykes
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Accurate blackbodies
Author(s): Harri M. Latvakoski; Mike Watson; Shane Topham; Deron Scott; Mike Wojcik; Gail Bingham
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A filter wheel mechanism for the Euclid near-infrared imaging photometer
Author(s): Rory Holmes; Ulrich Grözinger; Oliver Krause; Mario Schweitzer
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Cryogenic magnetic bearing scanning mechanism design for the SPICA/SAFARI Fourier transform spectrometer
Author(s): Teun C. van den Dool; Roger F. M. M. Hamelinck; Bob Kruizinga; Wim L. M. Gielesen; Ben C. Braam; Jan R. Nijenhuis; Nicolas Loix; Stanislas Luyckx; Dennis van Loon; Peter Paul Kooijman; Bruce M. Swinyard
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A control loop closure system for the Sardinia Radio Telescope active surface
Author(s): Claudio Pernechele; Carlo Barbieri; Pietro Bolli; Franco Buffa; Tonino Pisanu; Sergio Poppi; Giampaolo Serra; Marco Morsiani; Juri Roda; Giampaolo Zacchiroli; Carlo Nocita; Mario Paternò
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A prototype micro-autonomous positioning system for mirror deployment within multi-object instruments
Author(s): W. D. Taylor; D. C. Atkinson; W. A. Cochrane; D. M. Montgomery; H. Schnetler; T. E. C. Baillie; S. Clausen
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Starbugs: focal plane fiber positioning technology
Author(s): Michael Goodwin; Jeroen Heijmans; Ian Saunders; Jurek Brzeski; Will Saunders; Rolf Muller; Roger Haynes; James Gilbert
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Vibration damping system for ALMA antenna transporters
Author(s): M. Dimmler; Max Kraus; Lothar Kern; Nicola Di Lieto
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Friction drive characterization breadboard: test results
Author(s): B. Sedghi; C. Lucuix; J. M. Tortolani; E. Brunetto; C. Delrez; E. Gabriel
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Study on a novel panel support concept for radio telescopes with active surface
Author(s): Dehua Yang; Guohua Zhou; Daniel Okoh; Guoping Li; Jingquan Cheng
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GREGOR M1 mirror and cell design: effects of different mirror substrates on the telescope design
Author(s): M. Süß; R. Volkmer; P. Eisenträger
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Smart structures for deformable mirrors actuated by shape memory alloy
Author(s): M. Riva; P. Bettini; L. Di Landro; G. Sala; F. M. Zerbi
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Smart structures for deformable mirrors actuated by piezocomposites
Author(s): M. Riva; D. Di Sanzo; A. Airoldi; G. Sala; F. M. Zerbi
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EST Telescope: primary mirror, support, and cooling system
Author(s): R. Volkmer; F. Manni; M. Giannuzzi; A. Scotto; L. Cavaller; T. Scheiffelen; F. Bettonvil; F. Berrilli
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Calibration dome screen for the Large Synoptic Survey Telescope
Author(s): William J. Gressler; Peter Doherty; Victor L. Krabbendam; Ming Liang; Abhijit Saha; Christopher W. Stubbs; Amali Vaz
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New paradigms for producing high-performing meter class ground-based telescopes
Author(s): Richard L. Hedrick; Allan Keller; Joseph Haberman; Kevin Iott; Tony B. Hull; Andrew R. Clarkson; Dave Rowe; Dan Gray; Russ Genet
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High-precision robotic equatorial C-ring telescope mounts: design, fabrication, and performance
Author(s): Matthew A. Dubberley
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Design and performance characterization of the LCOGTN One-Meter Telescope optical tube assembly
Author(s): Benjamin J. Haldeman; Rachel M. Haynes; Vincent Posner; Joseph R. Tufts; Andrew J. Pickles; Matthew A. Dubberley
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The active optics system for the Discovery Channel Telescope
Author(s): Byron Smith; Tomas Chylek; Brian Cuerden; Bill DeGroff; Paul J. Lotz; Alexander Venetiou
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Challenges of extreme load hexapod design and modularization for large ground-based telescopes
Author(s): Rainer Gloess; Brian Lula
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Innovative enclosure dome/observing aperture system design for the MROI Array Telescopes
Author(s): A. Busatta; G. Marchiori; S. Mian; I. Payne; M. Pozzobon
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Are opthalmic hydrophobic coatings useful for astronomical optics?
Author(s): Christian Schwab; Andrew C. Phillips
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Design and manufacturing of high-performance notch filters
Author(s): Uwe Schallenberg; Beatrix Ploss; Marc Lappschies; Stefan Jakobs
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The achromatic chessboard, a new concept of a phase shifter for nulling interferometry III: experimental performances
Author(s): Damien Pickel; Daniel Rouan; Didier Pelat; Jean-Michel Reess; Olivier Dupuis; Fanny Chemla; Mathieu Cohen
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Experimental advances in phase mask coronagraphy
Author(s): Mamadou N'Diaye; Kjetil Dohlen; Salvador Cuevas; Rémi Soummer; Celia Sánchez
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Verification of the controllability of refractive index by subwavelength structure fabricated by photolithography: toward single-material mid- and far-infrared multilayer filters
Author(s): Hironobu Makitsubo; Takehiko Wada; Makoto Mita
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Assessment of black and spectrally selective surfaces for stray light reduction in telescope systems
Author(s): Stephen M. Pompea
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The OPTICON technology roadmap for optical and infrared astronomy
Author(s): Colin Cunningham; David Melotte; Frank Molster
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Direct laser written multimode waveguides for astronomical applications
Author(s): Nemanja Jovanovic; Simon Gross; Christopher Miese; Alexander Fuerbach; Jon Lawrence; Michael J. Withford
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Defining requirements and identifying relevant technologies in astrophotonics
Author(s): Jeremy R. Allington-Smith; Timothy A. Birks; Joss Bland-Hawthorn; Colin R. Cunningham; Sonali Dagupta; Roger Haynes; Paulo J. V. Garcia; Ajoy K. Kar; Andreas Kelz; Pierre Y. Kern; Lucas Labadie; Jon S. Lawrence; Etienne P. Le Coarer; Martin M. Roth; Stefano Minardi; Ray M. Sharples; Robert R. Thomson
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Supercontinuum light sources for use in astronomical instrumentation: a test with PMAS, the Potsdam multi-aperture spectrophotometer
Author(s): Martin M. Roth; Hans-Gerd Löhmannsröben; Carsten Dosche; Christer Sandin; Oliver Reich; Roger Haynes; Lasse Leick; José Manuel Chávez Boggio; Andreas Kelz
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Dither-based sensor for improved consistency of adaptive optics system
Author(s): Akondi Vyas; M. B. Roopashree; B. Raghavendra Prasad
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Ground-based observatory operations optimized and enhanced by direct atmospheric measurements
Author(s): John T. McGraw; Peter C. Zimmer; Mark R. Ackermann; Dean C. Hines; Anthony B. Hull; Lisa Rossmann; Daniel C. Zirzow; Steven W. Brown; Gerald T. Fraser; Keith R. Lykke; Allan W. Smith; Christopher W. Stubbs; John T. Woodward
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Fibre Bragg gratings for temporal spectral astronomy
Author(s): Geraldine Mariën; Nick Cvetojevic; Nemanja Jovanovic; Judith Dawes; Joss Bland-Hawthorn; Roger Haynes; Jon Lawrence; Quentin Parker; Michael J. Withford
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Cryogenic submicron linear actuator
Author(s): Javier Serrano; Javier Moreno Raso; David González de María; Heribert Argelaguet Vilaseca; Mikel Lamensans; David López Justo; Violeta Sanz Puig
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Design and prototype performance of an innovative cryogenic tip-tilt mirror
Author(s): Huub Janssen; Maurice Teuwen; Ramón Navarro; Niels Tromp; Eddy Elswijk; Hiddo Hanenburg
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Different ways of reducing vibrations induced by cryogenic instruments
Author(s): J. L. Lizon; G. Jakob; B. de Marneffe; A. Preumont
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Ultrastable operation of detectors for high-resolution spectrographs
Author(s): Antonio Manescau; Marco Gullieuszik; Olaf Iwert; Hans Dekker; Jean-Louis Lizon; Gaspare Lo Curto; Peter Sinclaire; Filippo Maria Zerbi; Gerd Jakob; Dario Sosa; Paola Amico; Luca Pasquini
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Cryogenic Fourier transform infrared spectrometer from 4 to 20 micrometers
Author(s): Simon G. Kaplan; Solomon I. Woods; Timothy M. Jung; Adriaan C. Carter
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A novel athermal approach for high-performance cryogenic metal optics
Author(s): Ralf-Rainer Rohloff; Andreas Gebhardt; Veit Schönherr; Stefan Risse; Jan Kinast; Sebastian Scheiding; Thomas Peschel
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Fabrication and current optical performance of a large diamond-machined ZnSe immersion grating
Author(s): Yuji Ikeda; Naoto Kobayashi; Paul J. Kuzmenko; Steve L. Little; Chikako Yasui; Sohei Kondo; Hiroyuki Mito; Kenshi Nakanishi; Yuki Sarugaku
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Miniature spectrographs: characterization of arrayed waveguide gratings for astronomy
Author(s): Nick Cvetojevic; Nemanja Jovanovic; Joss Bland-Hawthorn; Roger Haynes; Jon Lawrence
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Miniature astronomical spectrographs using arrayed-waveguide gratings: capabilities and limitations
Author(s): Jon Lawrence; Joss Bland-Hawthorn; Nick Cvetojevic; Roger Haynes; Nemanja Jovanovic
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Fibre optical spectroscopy and sensing innovation at innoFSPEC Potsdam
Author(s): Roger Haynes; Oliver Reich; William Rambold; Roland Hass; Katja Janssen
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MUSE integral field unit: test results on the first out of 24
Author(s): Florence Laurent; Louisa Adjali; James Arns; Roland Bacon; Didier Boudon; Patrick Caillier; Eric Daguisé; Bernard Delabre; Jean-Pierre Dubois; Philippe Godefroy; Aurélien Jarno; Paul Jorden; Johan Kosmalski; Vincent Lapère; Jean-Louis Lizon; Magali Loupias; Arlette Pecontal; Roland Reiss; Alban Remillieux; Edgard Renault; Gero Rupprecht; Yves Salaun
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ERASMUS-F: pathfinder for an E-ELT 3D instrumentation
Author(s): Andreas Kelz; Martin M. Roth; Roland Bacon; Joss Bland-Hawthorn; Harald E. Nicklas; Julia J. Bryant; Matthew Colless; Scott Croom; Simon Ellis; Andreas Fleischmann; Peter Gillingham; Roger Haynes; Andrew Hopkins; Johan Kosmalski; John W. O'Byrne; Jean-Christophe Olaya; William N. Rambold; Gordon Robertson
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Volume phase holographic echelle grating: a theoretical study
Author(s): Andrea Bianco; Giorgio Pariani
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Photochromic polymers for making volume phase holographic gratings: between theory and practice
Author(s): Andrea Bianco; Giorgio Pariani; Chiara Bertarelli; Filippo M. Zerbi
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Development of MEMS-based programmable slit mask for multi-object spectroscopy
Author(s): Michael Canonica; Severin Waldis; Frederic Zamkotsian; Patrick Lanzoni; Wilfried Noell; Nico De Rooij
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Efficiency measurements performed on the MUSE VPHG
Author(s): Edgard Renault; Magali Loupias; Louisa Adjali; James A. Arns; Roland M. Bacon; Didier Boudon; Patrick Caillier; Paul Coadour; Hans Dekker; Jean-Pierre Dubois; Johan Kosmalski; Laurent Pinard; Alban Remillieux
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The SOAR integral field unit spectrograph optical design and IFU implementation
Author(s): A. C. de Oliveira; L. S. de Oliveira; C. D. Gneiding; B. Barbuy; D. Jones; M. V. Figueredo; J. R. D. Lépine; V. B. P. Macanhan; J. B. Carvalho de Oliveira; K. Taylor
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Combining laser frequency combs and iodine cell calibration techniques for Doppler detection of exoplanets
Author(s): Kerri Cahoy; Debra Fischer; Julien Spronck; David DeMille
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The Brazilian tunable filter imager for SOAR
Author(s): Keith Taylor; Cláudia Mendes de Oliveira; Rene Laporte; Christian Dani Guzman; Javier Ramirez Fernandez; Sergio Scarano; Giseli Ramos; Henri Plana; Fernando Eduardo Lourenco; Jean-Luc Gach; Fernando Luis Fontes; Fabricio Ferrari; Luiz Cavalcanti; Edna Carolina Gutierrez Castañeda; Alvaro de Calasans; Philippe Balard; Philippe Amram; Denis Andrade
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Fabrication of 4-meter class astronomical optics
Author(s): M. J. Valente; D. W. Kim; C. J. Oh; M. J. Novak; J. H. Burge
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Studies on evaluating and removing subsurface damage on the ground surface of CLEARCERAM-Z HS
Author(s): Hiroshi Akitaya; Takuya Yamashita; Norio Ohshima; Masanori Iye; Toshinori Maihara; Hitoshi Tokoro; Keisuke Takahashi
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Investigation of sub-aperture polish techniques for manufacturing astronomical mirror
Author(s): Yi Zheng; Xin-nan Li; Wei-yuan Guo; Zhi-chuan Dong; Bin Liang; Zi-bo Jiang
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Carbon fiber reinforced composites: their structural and thermal properties
Author(s): Jingquan Cheng; Dehua Yang
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Structural analysis of a new type lightweight optical mirror blank
Author(s): Yeping Li; Xiangqun Cui; Ningsheng Hu
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Material characteristics of CLEARCERAM-Z HS for use in large diameter mirror blanks
Author(s): Takayuki Kishi; Naoyuki Goto; Brion Hoffman; Yasuyuki Kawashima; Kenji Suzuki; Kazuharu Yoshizawa; Kaito Suzuki
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Herschel Space Telescope: impact of new material strain data on optical test and model correlation
Author(s): Brian Catanzaro; Dominic Doyle; Eri Cohen
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Post-flight reflectance of COSTAR and WF/PC 2 pickoff mirrors upon their return from space
Author(s): Manuel A. Quijada; Ross M. Henry; Timothy Madison; Rene Boucarut; John G. Hagopian
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Ultra-lightweighted HB-Cesic one-meter mirror demonstrator
Author(s): Matthias R. Krödel; Peter Hofbauer
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Recent achievements with a cryogenic ultra-lightweighted HB-Cesic mirror
Author(s): Matthias R. Krödel; Peter Hofbauer; Christophe Devilliers; Zoran Sodnik; Patrick Robert
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CFRP composite mirrors for space telescopes and their micro-dimensional stability
Author(s): Shin Utsunomiya; Tomohiro Kamiya; Ryuzo Shimizu
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Time-dependent deformation of surface geometry on light weight and thermally stable CFRP mirror in humid environment
Author(s): Yoshihiko Arao; Jun Koyanagi; Shin Utsunomiya; Shin-ichi Takeda; Hiroyuki Kawada
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Lightweight high-performance 1-4 meter class spaceborne mirrors: emerging technology for demanding spaceborne requirements
Author(s): Tony Hull; Peter Hartmann; Andrew R. Clarkson; John M. Barentine; Ralf Jedamzik; Thomas Westerhoff
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Secondary mirror system for the European Solar Telescope (EST)
Author(s): L. Cavaller; B. Siegel; G. Prieto; E. Hernandez; J. M. Casalta; J. Mercader; J. Barriga
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An improved method of the spatial point's position detection
Author(s): Yu Zhang; Xiaofeng Li; Lichun Zhu; Jing Jin; Weimin Li
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A method of attitude measurement of the calibration target
Author(s): Jing Jin; Xiaofeng Li; Lichun Zhu; Yu Zhang; Bin Li; Weimin Li
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A method of 3D reconstruction based on single camera
Author(s): Lichun Zhu; Xiaofeng Li; Bin Li; Jing Jin; Yu Zhang; Weimin Li
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Use of a Faro Arm for optical alignment
Author(s): Lisa A. Crause; Darragh E. O'Donoghue; James E. O'Connor; Francois Strümpfer
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Surface measurements of radio antenna panels with white-light interferometry
Author(s): S. Chinellato; C. Pernechele; S. Carmignato; F. Manzan
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Optical testing of the LSST combined primary/tertiary mirror
Author(s): Michael T. Tuell; Hubert M. Martin; James H. Burge; William J. Gressler; Chunyu Zhao
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A novel optical sensor for mirror edge sensing
Author(s): D. A. H. Buckley; S. Buous; H. Gajjar; J. W. Menzies; F. Schindler; K. Sändig; S. Lévêque
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Advanced wavefront sensing and control testbed (AWCT)
Author(s): Fang Shi; Scott A. Basinger; Rosemary T. Diaz; Robert O. Gappinger; Hong Tang; Raymond K. Lam; Erkin Sidick; Randall C. Hein; Mayer Rud; Mitchell Troy
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Phase retrieval methods for wavefront sensing
Author(s): Siddarayappa Bikkannavar; David Redding; Joseph Green; Scott Basinger; David Cohen; John Lou; Catherine Ohara; Fang Shi
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SALT segmented primary mirror: laboratory test results for FOGALE inductive edge sensors
Author(s): John Menzies; Hitesh Gajjar; Sébastien Buous; David Buckley; Peter Gillingham
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First cophasing of a segmented mirror with a tunable filter and the pyramid wavefront sensor
Author(s): M. Bonaglia; E. Pinna; A. Puglisi; S. Esposito; J. C. Guerra; R. Myers; N. Dipper
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An innovative low-cost antenna dish built with commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) components
Author(s): Jingquan Cheng; Jim Ruff; Silver Sturgis; Dehua Yang
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The VST active primary mirror support system
Author(s): Pietro Schipani; Massimo Capaccioli; Sergio D'Orsi; Luigi Ferragina; Laurent Marty; Cesare Molfese; Francesco Perrotta; Giacinto De Paris; Davide Fierro; Raffaele Tomelleri; Pierfrancesco Rossettini; Francesco Perina; Stefano Recchia; Demetrio Magrin
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Performance of the VST secondary mirror support system
Author(s): Pietro Schipani; Sergio D'Orsi; Davide Fierro; Laurent Marty; Francesco Perrotta; Carmelo Arcidiacono
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The axial actuators for the VST primary mirror
Author(s): D. Fierro; S. D'Orsi; L. Marty; C. Molfese; F. Perrotta; P. Schipani; M. Capaccioli; G. De Paris; R. Tomelleri; P. F. Rossettini; J. Farinato
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Thermal behavior of the Medicina 32-meter radio telescope
Author(s): Tonino Pisanu; Franco Buffa; Marco Morsiani; Claudio Pernechele; Sergio Poppi
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LSST telescope primary/tertiary mirror hardpoints
Author(s): Joe DeVries; Douglas Neill; Ed Hileman
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Fast force actuators for LSST primary/tertiary mirror
Author(s): Edward Hileman; Michael Warner; Oliver Wiecha
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Innovative enclosure design for the MROI array telescopes
Author(s): Ifan Payne; GianPietro Marchiori; Andrea Busatta
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Innovative relocation system for enclosures for MROI array telescopes
Author(s): A. Busatta; L. Ghedin; G. Marchiori; S. Mian; I. Payne; M. Pozzobon
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Design and simulation of the direct drive servo system
Author(s): Changzhi Ren; Zhao Liu; Libin Song; Qiang Yi; Ken Chen; Zhenchao Zhang
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Toward high-dynamic active mirrors for LGS refocusing systems
Author(s): Emmanuel Hugot; Fabrice Madec; Sébastien Vives; Marc Ferrari; David Le Mignant; Jean Gabriel Cuby
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In-flight aberrations corrections for large space telescopes using active optics
Author(s): M. Laslandes; M. Ferrari; E. Hugot; G. Lemaitre
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The calibration and evaluation for laser tracker application in LAMOST site environment
Author(s): Zeng-xiang Zhou; Yi Jin; Chao Zhai; Yong-gang Gu
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Performance verification testing for HET wide-field upgrade tracker in the laboratory
Author(s): John Good; Richard Hayes; Joseph Beno; John Booth; Mark E. Cornell; Gary J. Hill; Hanshin Lee; Jason Mock; Marc Rafal; Richard Savage; Ian Soukup
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Upgrading the controller of the fast tip-tilt tertiary mirror for the SOAR Telescope
Author(s): Michael Warner; Steve Heathcote; German Schumacher; Rolando Cantarutti; Esteban Parkes
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LN2 continuous flow cryostats: a compact vibration free cooling system for single to multiple detector systems
Author(s): J. L. Lizon; M. Accardo
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Liquid nitrogen pre-cooling of large infrared instrument at ESO
Author(s): J. L. Lizon
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A very accurate filter wheel for a large field IR imager
Author(s): J. L. Lizon
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A hybrid liquid nitrogen system for the cooling of the ESO OmegaCAM detector
Author(s): J. L. Lizon; A. Silber; G. Jakob
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Advanced high-cooling power 2-stage Gifford-McMahon refrigerator systems
Author(s): Gerd Jakob; Jean-Louis Lizon
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First concept for the E-ELT cryogenic infrastructure
Author(s): J. L. Lizon; J. C. Gonzalez; C. Monroe; I. Bryson; D. Montgomery
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An optical shutter for the Euclid imager
Author(s): Adrian M. Glauser; J. Amiaux; J.-L. Auguères; S. Lilly; A. Refregier
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Large format filter changer mechanism for the dark energy survey
Author(s): G. Tarlé; B. Bigelow; D. Boprie; C. Cooper; E. Dede; W. Lorenzon; B. Nord; M. Schubnell; C. Weaverdyck
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Assembly of the Dark Energy Survey CCD Imager
Author(s): Greg Derylo; Herman Cease; H. Thomas Diehl; Juan Estrada; Brenna Flaugher
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Cooling the dark energy camera CCD array using a closed-loop two-phase liquid nitrogen system
Author(s): H. Cease; D. DePoy; G. Derylo; H. T. Diehl; J. Estrada; B. Flaugher; K. Kuk; S. Kuhlmann; A. Lathrop; K. Schultz; R. J. Reinert; R. L. Schmitt; A. Stefanik; A. Zhao
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Thermal architecture of the Clover cryostats
Author(s): William F. Grainger; Peter A. R. Ade; Peter Hargrave; Simon Chase; Brian Kiernan; Chris E. North
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A precision lens mount for large temperature excursions
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The innovative MAIT plan for the Matisse cold optics, comprising an unprecedented 220 cryogenic optical components
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The GRAVITY spectrometers: mechanical design
Author(s): Sebastian Fischer; Michael Wiest; Christian Straubmeier; Senol Yazici; Constanza Araujo-Hauck; Frank Eisenhauer; Guy Perrin; Wolfgang Brandner; Karine Perraut; Antonio Amorim; Markus Schöller; Andreas Eckart
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Prototyping and testing of mechanical components for the GRAVITY spectrometers
Author(s): Michael Wiest; Sebastian Fischer; Markus Thiel; Marcus Haug; Ralf-Rainer Rohloff; Christian Straubmeier; Constanza Araujo-Hauck; Senol Yazici; Frank Eisenhauer; Guy Perrin; Wolfgang Brandner; Karine Perraut; Antonio Amorim; Markus Schöller; Andreas Eckart
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HARPS secondary guiding
Author(s): G. Ihle; G. Avila; I. Kastinen; G. Lo Curto; A. Segovia; P. Sinclaire; R. Tomelleri
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Manufacturing of silicon immersion gratings for infrared spectrometers
Author(s): Weisong Wang; Michael Gully-Santiago; Casey Deen; Douglas J. Mar; Daniel T. Jaffe
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High-performance silicon grisms for 1.2-8.0 um: detailed results from the JWST-NIRCam devices
Author(s): M. Gully-Santiago; W. Wang; C. Deen; D. Kelly; T. P. Greene; J. Bacon; D. T. Jaffe
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Optomechanical system of AIT tools to perform tests and integrations of 24 IFU
Author(s): Edgard Renault; Florence Laurent; Louisa Adjali; Roland M. Bacon; Didier Boudon; Patrick Caillier; Eric Daguisé; Jean-Pierre Dubois; Heiko Anwand; Johan Kosmalski; Magali Loupias; Harald E. Nicklas; Alban Remillieux
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Progress in the fabrication of a prototype ZnSe immersion grating for the WINERED spectrograph
Author(s): Paul J. Kuzmenko; Steve L. Little; Yuji Ikeda; Naoto Kobayashi
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Optical design of optical switches for diverse field spectroscopy
Author(s): Robert Content; Graham J. Murray; Jeremy R. Allington-Smith
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ESPRESSO: design and analysis of Coudé-Train concepts for stable and efficient optical feeding
Author(s): Alexandre Cabral; André Moitinho; João Coelho; Jorge Lima; Pedro Carvas; Antonio Amorim; José Rebordão; Gerardo Ávila; Denis Mégevand; José-Miguel Herreros; Filippo Zerbi; Paolo Di Marcantonio; Christophe Lovis; Nuno C. Santos; Francesco Pepe; Stefano Cristiani; Rafael Rebolo
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Progress toward high-performance astronomical coatings
Author(s): Andrew C. Phillips; William E. Brown; Brian Dupraw; David F. Hilyard; David J. Cowley
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Cleaning the Southern African Large Telescope's M5 mirror
Author(s): Lisa A. Crause; Hitesh Gajjar; Jonathan Love; Francois Strümpfer; James E. O'Connor; Darragh E. O'Donoghue; Ockert J. Strydom; David A. H. Buckley; Peter Gillingham
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Blocking filters with enhanced throughput for x-ray microcalorimetry
Author(s): D. A. Grove; J. C. Betcher; B. Lairson; R. Smith; T. Ayers
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Pass-band filter performance for space-flight dark energy missions
Author(s): J. Edelstein; Stuart L. Mufson; Nick J. Mostek; Brian J. Baptista; Bruce E. Woodgate; Alex G. Kim; Charles R. Bower; Ray Boucarut; Manuel A. Quijada
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Development of five multifibre links for the OPTIMOS-EVE study for the E-ELT
Author(s): Isabelle Guinouard; Fanny Chemla; Hector Flores; Jean-Michel Huet; François Hammer; Gerben Wulterkens
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Multi-way optical fibre connectors for astronomy
Author(s): Dionne M. Haynes; Roger Haynes; William Rambold; Michael Goodwin; Ed J. Penny
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New scramblers for precision radial velocity: square and octagonal fibers
Author(s): Bruno Chazelas; Francesco Pepe; François Wildi; Francois Bouchy; Sandrine Perruchot; Gerardo Avila
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Fibre positioning revisited: the use of an off-the-shelf assembly robot for OPTIMOS-EVE
Author(s): Gavin B. Dalton; Martin S. Whalley; Oudayraj Mounissamy; Eric C. Sawyer; Ian A. J. Tosh; David L. Terrett; Ian J. Lewis
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The ADC for the VST Telescope: theory and preliminary test of the electromechanical system
Author(s): Pietro Schipani; Jacopo Farinato; Carmelo Arcidiacono; Sergio D'Orsi; Luigi Ferragina; Davide Fierro; Demetrio Magrin; Laurent Marty; Francesco Perrotta; Roberto Ragazzoni; Gabriele Umbriaco
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Characterising modal noise in fibre-coupled spectrographs for astronomy
Author(s): U. Lemke; J. Corbett; J. Allington-Smith; G. Murray
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Scattered light in a DMD based multi-object spectrometer
Author(s): Kenneth D. Fourspring; Zoran Ninkov; John P. Kerekes
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