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Proceedings of SPIE Volume 9148

Adaptive Optics Systems IV
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Volume Number: 9148
Date Published: 5 September 2014
Softcover: 213 papers (2358) pages
ISBN: 9780819496164

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Front Matter: Volume 9148
Author(s): Proceedings of SPIE
ESO adaptive optics facility progress and first laboratory test results
Author(s): Robin Arsenault; Pierre-Yves Madec; Jérome Paufique; Paolo La Penna; Stefan Stroebele; Elise Vernet; Jean-Francois Pirard; Wolfgang Hackenberg; Harald Kuntschner; Johann Kolb; Nicolas Muller; Aurea Garcia-Rissmann; Miska Le Louarn; Paola Amico; Norbert Hubin; Jean-Louis Lizon; Rob Ridings; Pierre Haguenauer; Jose A. Abad; Gerhard Fischer; Volker Heinz; Mario Kiekebusch; Javier Argomedo; Ralf Conzelmann; Sebastien Tordo; Rob Donaldson; Christian Soenke; Philippe Duhoux; Enrico Fedrigo; Bernard Delabre; Andrea Jost; Michel Duchateau; Mark Downing; Javier Reyes Moreno; Antonio Manescau; Domenico Bonaccini Calia; Marco Quattri; Christophe Dupuy; Ivan M. Guidolin; Mauro Comin; Ronald Guzman; Bernard Buzzoni; Jutta Quentin; Steffan Lewis; Paul Jolley; Max Kraus; Thomas Pfrommer; Roberto Biasi; Daniele Gallieni; Remko Stuik; Wilhelm Kaenders; Bernhard Ernstberger; Axel Friedenauer
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Large binocular telescope interferometer adaptive optics: on-sky performance and lessons learned
Author(s): Vanessa P. Bailey; Philip M. Hinz; Alfio T. Puglisi; Simone Esposito; Vidhya Vaitheeswaran; Andrew J. Skemer; Denis Defrère; Amali Vaz; Jarron M. Leisenring
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MagAO: Status and on-sky performance of the Magellan adaptive optics system
Author(s): Katie M. Morzinski; Laird M. Close; Jared R. Males; Derek Kopon; Phil M. Hinz; Simone Esposito; Armando Riccardi; Alfio Puglisi; Enrico Pinna; Runa Briguglio; Marco Xompero; Fernando Quirós-Pacheco; Vanessa Bailey; Katherine B. Follette; T. J. Rodigas; Ya-Lin Wu; Carmelo Arcidiacono; Javier Argomedo; Lorenzo Busoni; Tyson Hare; Alan Uomoto; Alycia Weinberger
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Status of the PALM-3000 high order adaptive optics instrument
Author(s): Rick S. Burruss; Richard G. Dekany; Jennifer E. Roberts; J. Chris Shelton; J. Kent Wallace; Jonathan A. Tesch; Dean L. Palmer; David Hale; Randall Bartos; Kevin M. Rykoski; Carolyn M. Heffner; Jamey E. Eriksen; Fred Vescelus
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Series production of next-generation guide-star lasers at TOPTICA and MPBC
Author(s): Martin Enderlein; Axel Friedenauer; Robin Schwerdt; Paul Rehme; Daoping Wei; Vladimir Karpov; Bernhard Ernstberger; Patrick Leisching; Wallace R. L. Clements; Wilhelm G. Kaenders
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Laser guide star facility developments at W. M. Keck Observatory
Author(s): Jason C.Y. Chin; Peter Wizinowich; Ed Wetherell; Sylvain Cetre; Sam Ragland; Randy Campbell; Scott Lilley; Jim Lyke; Drew Medeiros; Rachel Rampy; Thomas Stalcup; Kevin Tsubota; Pete Tucker; Kai Wei
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Twelve thousand laser-AO observations: first results from the Robo-AO large surveys
Author(s): Nicholas M. Law; Christoph Baranec; Reed L. Riddle
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Near-infrared astrometry of star clusters with different flavors of adaptive optics and HST
Author(s): Jessica R. Lu; Benoit Neichel; Jay Anderson; Evan Sinukoff; Matthew W. Hosek; Andrea M. Ghez; Francois Rigaut
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Galactic astronomy with AO: nearby star clusters and moving groups
Author(s): T. J. Davidge
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Supernovae and extragalactic astronomy with laser guide star adaptive optics
Author(s): Stuart D. Ryder; Seppo Mattila; Erkki Kankare; Petri Väisänen
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Living with adaptive secondary mirrors 365/7/24
Author(s): Julian C. Christou; Guido Brusa ; Juan Carlos Guerra ; Michael Lefebvre; Douglas Miller; Gustavo Rahmer; Richard Sosa; Michael Wagner
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Recent results and future DMs for astronomy and for space applications at CILAS
Author(s): Jean-Christophe Sinquin; Arnaud Bastard; Emmanuel Beaufort; Thomas Berkefeld; Laurent Cadiergues; Vincent Costes; Raphaël Cousty; Charles Dekhtiar; Frédéric Di Gesu; Xavier Gilbert; Catherine Grèzes-Besset; Denis Groeninck; Markus Hartung; Hélène Krol; Aurélien Moreau; Pierre Morin; Hubert Pagès; Richard Palomo; Göran Scharmer; Dirk Soltau; Jean-Pierre Véran
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Piezoelectric deformable mirror technologies for astronomy at IOE, CAS
Author(s): Chunlin Guan; Xinlong Fan; Xiaojun Zhang; Hong Zhou; Jinbo Mu; Lixia Xue; Kai Wei; Hao Xian; Changhui Rao; Yudong Zhang; Ning Ling
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The Gemini planet imager: first light and commissioning
Author(s): Bruce A. Macintosh; Andre Anthony; Jenny Atwood; Brian Bauman; Andrew Cardwell; Kris Caputa; Jeffery Chilcote; Robert J. De Rosa; Daren Dillon; René Doyon; Jennifer Dunn; Darren Erickson; Michael P. Fitzgerald; Donald T. Gavel; Ramon Galvez; Stephen Goodsell; James Graham; Alexandra Z. Greenbaum; Markus Hartung; Pascale Hibon; Patrick Ingraham; Dan Kerley; Quinn Konopacky; Kathleen Labrie; James Larkin; Jerome Maire; Franck Marchis; Christian Marois; Max Millar-Blanchaer; Katie Morzinski; Arturo Nunez; Rebecca Oppenheimer; David Palmer; John Pazder; Marshall Perrin; Lisa A. Poyneer; Laurent Pueyo; Carlos Quiroz; Fredrik Rantakyro; Vlad Reshetov; Les Saddlemyer; Naru Sadakuni; Dmitry Savransky; Andrew Serio; Anand Sivaramakrishnan; Malcolm Smith; Remi Soummer; Sandrine Thomas; J. Kent Wallace; Jason Wang; Jason Weiss; Sloane Wiktorowicz; Schuyler G. Wolff
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On-sky performance during verification and commissioning of the Gemini Planet Imager's adaptive optics system
Author(s): Lisa A. Poyneer; Robert J. De Rosa; Bruce Macintosh; David W. Palmer; Marshall D. Perrin; Naru Sadakuni; Dmitry Savransky; Brian Bauman; Andrew Cardwell; Jeffrey K. Chilcote; Daren Dillon; Donald Gavel; Stephen J. Goodsell; Markus Hartung; Pascale Hibon; Fredrik T. Rantakyrö; Sandrine Thomas; Jean-Pierre Veran
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High contrast imaging at the LBT: the LEECH exoplanet imaging survey
Author(s): Andrew J. Skemer; Philip Hinz; Simone Esposito; Michael F. Skrutskie; Denis Defrère; Vanessa Bailey; Jarron Leisenring; Daniel Apai; Beth Biller; Mickaël Bonnefoy; Wolfgang Brandner; Esther Buenzli; Laird Close; Justin Crepp; Robert J. De Rosa; Silvano Desidera; Josh Eisner; Jonathan Fortney; Thomas Henning; Karl-Heinz Hofmann; Taisiya Kopytova; Anne-Lise Maire; Jared R. Males; Rafael Millan-Gabet; Katie Morzinski; Apurva Oza; Jenny Patience; Abhijith Rajan; George Rieke; Dieter Schertl; Joshua Schlieder; Kate Su; Amali Vaz; Kimberly Ward-Duong; Gerd Weigelt; Charles E. Woodward; Neil Zimmerman
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The VORTEX project: first results and perspectives
Author(s): Olivier Absil; Dimitri Mawet; Christian Delacroix; Pontus Forsberg; Mikael Karlsson; Serge Habraken; Jean Surdej; Pierre-Antoine Absil; Brunella Carlomagno; Valentin Christiaens; Denis Defrère; Carlos Gomez Gonzalez; Elsa Huby; Aïssa Jolivet; Julien Milli; Pierre Piron; Ernesto Vargas Catalan; Marc Van Droogenbroeck
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SPHERE eXtreme AO control scheme: final performance assessment and on sky validation of the first auto-tuned LQG based operational system
Author(s): C. Petit; J.-F. Sauvage; T. Fusco; A. Sevin; M. Suarez; A. Costille; A. Vigan; C. Soenke; D. Perret; S. Rochat; A. Barrufolo; B. Salasnich; J.-L. Beuzit; K. Dohlen; D. Mouillet; P. Puget; F. Wildi; M. Kasper; J.-M. Conan; C. Kulcsár; H.-F. Raynaud
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Fast algorithm for wavefront reconstruction in XAO/SCAO with pyramid wavefront sensor
Author(s): Iuliia Shatokhina; Andreas Obereder; Ronny Ramlau
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Iterative reconstruction methods in atmospheric tomography: FEWHA, Kaczmarz and Gradient-based algorithm
Author(s): R. Ramlau; D. Saxenhuber; M. Yudytskiy
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Fast iterative optimal estimation of turbulence wavefronts with recursive block Toeplitz covariance matrix
Author(s): Rodolphe Conan
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Status of point spread function determination for Keck adaptive optics
Author(s): S. Ragland; L. Jolissaint; P. Wizinowich; C. Neyman
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The Giant Magellan Telescope adaptive optics program
Author(s): Antonin H. Bouchez; D. Scott Acton; Roberto Biasi; Rodolphe Conan; Brady Espeland; Simone Esposito; Josema Filgueira; Daniele Gallieni; Brian A. McLeod; Enrico Pinna; Fernando Santoro; Gelys Trancho; Marcos A van Dam
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Adaptive optics program at TMT
Author(s): C. Boyer; Sean Adkins; David R. Andersen; Jenny Atwood; Yong Bo; Peter Byrnes; Kris Caputa; Jeff Cavaco; Brent Ellerbroek; Luc Gilles; James Gregory; Glen Herriot; Paul Hickson; Zoran Ljusic; Darren Manter; Christian Marois; Angel Otárola; Hubert Pagès; Matthias Schoeck; Jean-Christophe Sinquin; Malcolm Smith; Paolo Spano; Kei Szeto; Jinlong Tang; Tony Travouillon; Jean-Pierre Véran; Lianqi Wang; Kai Wei
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Preparing for the phase B of the E-ELT MCAO module project
Author(s): Emiliano Diolaiti; Carmelo Arcidiacono; Giovanni Bregoli; Reginald Christopher Butler; Matteo Lombini; Laura Schreiber; Andrea Baruffolo; Alastair Basden; Michele Bellazzini; Enrico Cascone; Paolo Ciliegi; Fausto Cortecchia; Giuseppe Cosentino; Vincenzo De Caprio; Adriano De Rosa; Nigel Dipper; Simone Esposito; Italo Foppiani; Enrico Giro; Gianluca Morgante; Richard Myers; Fabien Patru; Roberto Ragazzoni; Armando Riccardi; Marco Riva; Filippo Maria Zerbi; Mark Casali; Bernard Delabre; Norbert Hubin; Florian Kerber; Miska Le Louarn; Enrico Marchetti; Suzanne Ramsay; Stefan Stroebele; Elise Vernet
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Overview of the MICADO SCAO system
Author(s): Yann Clénet; Tristan M. Buey; Gérard Rousset; Mathieu Cohen; Philippe Feautrier; Eric Gendron; Zoltan Hubert; Fanny Chemla; Damien Gratadour; Pierre Baudoz; Sylvestre Lacour; Anthony Boccaletti; Arnaud Sevin; Fabrice Vidal; Raphaël Galicher; Denis Perret; Bertrand Le Ruyet; Frédéric Chapron; Eric Stadler; Patrick Rabou; Laurent Jocou; Sylvain Rochat; Gaël Chauvin; Richard Davies
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NFIRAOS: first facility AO system for the Thirty Meter Telescope
Author(s): Glen Herriot; David Andersen; Jenny Atwood; Corinne Boyer; Peter Byrnes; Kris Caputa; Brent Ellerbroek; Luc Gilles; Alexis Hill; Zoran Ljusic; John Pazder; Matthias Rosensteiner; Malcolm Smith; Paolo Spano; Kei Szeto; Jean-Pierre Véran; Ivan Wevers; Lianqi Wang; Robert Wooff
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Pushing the limits of NGSs solely AO: GMCAO and beyond
Author(s): Roberto Ragazzoni
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Second generation Robo-AO instruments and systems
Author(s): Christoph Baranec; Reed Riddle; Nicholas M. Law; Mark R. Chun; Jessica R. Lu; Michael S. Connelley; Donald Hall; Dani Atkinson; Shane Jacobson
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Wide field adaptive optics correction for the GMT using natural guide stars
Author(s): Marcos A. van Dam; Antonin H. Bouchez; Brian A. McLeod
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TMT-AGE: wide field of regard multi-object adaptive optics for TMT
Author(s): Masayuki Akiyama; Shin Oya; Yoshito H. Ono; Hideki Takami; Shinobu Ozaki; Yutaka Hayano; Ikuru Iwata; Kazuhiro Hane; Tong Wu; Tomoyasu Yamamuro; Yuji Ikeda
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Review of the latest developments in fast low noise detectors for wavefront sensing in the visible
Author(s): Sean M. Adkins
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SAPHIRA detector for infrared wavefront sensing
Author(s): Gert Finger; Ian Baker; Domingo Alvarez; Derek Ives; Leander Mehrgan; Manfred Meyer; Jörg Stegmeier; Harald J. Weller
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Revolutionary visible and infrared sensor detectors for the most advanced astronomical AO systems
Author(s): Philippe Feautrier; Jean-Luc Gach; Sylvain Guieu; Mark Downing; Paul Jorden; Johan Rothman; Eric D. de Borniol; Philippe Balard; Eric Stadler; Christian Guillaume; David Boutolleau; Jérome Coussement; Johann Kolb; Norbert Hubin; Sophie Derelle; Clélia Robert; Julien Tanchon; Thierry Trollier; Alain Ravex; Gérard Zins; Pierre Kern; Thibaut Moulin; Sylvain Rochat; Alain Delpoulbé; Jean-Baptiste Lebouqun
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OCAM2S: an integral shutter ultrafast and low noise wavefront sensor camera for laser guide stars adaptive optics systems
Author(s): Jean-Luc Gach; Philippe Feautrier; Philippe Balard; Christian Guillaume; Eric Stadler
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Very low noise Shack-Hartmann wavefront sensor for adaptive optics in the near-IR
Author(s): Silvère Gousset; Clélia Robert; Thierry Fusco; Vincent Michau; Cyril Petit; Sophie Derelle; Joel Deschamps; Philippe Feautrier; Eric Stadler; Eric D. de Borniol; Johan Rothman; Jérôme Coussement
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Status of the ARGOS project
Author(s): Sebastian Rabien; Lothar Barl; Udo Beckmann; Marco Bonaglia; José Luis Borelli; Joar Brynnel; Peter Buschkamp; Lorenzo Busoni; Julian Christou; Claus Connot; Richard Davies; Matthias Deysenroth; Simone Esposito; Wolfgang Gässler; Hans Gemperlein; Michael Hart; Martin Kulas; Michael Lefebvre; Michael Lehmitz; Tommaso Mazzoni; Edmund Nussbaum; Gilles Orban de Xivry; Diethard Peter; Andreas Quirrenbach; Walfried Raab; Gustavo Rahmer; Jesper Storm; Julian Ziegleder
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Laser guidestar uplink correction using a MEMS deformable mirror: on-sky test results and implications for future AO systems
Author(s): Andrew P. Norton; Donald T. Gavel; Michael Helmbrecht; Carl Kempf; Elinor Gates; Kostas Chloros; Donnie Redel; Renate Kupke; Daren Dillon
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Multi-object adaptive optics on-sky results with Raven
Author(s): Olivier Lardière; Dave Andersen; Célia Blain; Colin Bradley; Darryl Gamroth; Kate Jackson; Przemek Lach; Reston Nash; Kim Venn; Jean-Pierre Véran; Carlos Correia; Shin Oya; Yutaka Hayano; Hiroshi Terada; Yoshito Ono; Masayuki Akiyama
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Adaptive optics for space debris tracking
Author(s): Francis Bennet; Celine D’Orgeville; Yue Gao; William Gardhouse; Nicolas Paulin; Ian Price; Francois Rigaut; Ian T. Ritchie; Craig H. Smith; Kristina Uhlendorf; Yanjie Wang
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CANARY phase B: on-sky open-loop tomographic LGS AO results
Author(s): Tim Morris; Eric Gendron; Alastair Basden; Olivier Martin; James Osborn; David Henry; Zoltan Hubert; Gaetano Sivo; Damien Gratadour; Fanny Chemla; Arnaud Sevin; Matthieu Cohen; Eddy Younger; Fabrice Vidal; Richard Wilson; Tim Butterley; Urban Bitenc; Andrew Reeves; Nazim Bharmal; Henri-François Raynaud; Caroline Kulcsar; Jean-Marc Conan; Jean-Michel Huet; Denis Perret; Colin Dickson; David Atkinson; Tom Bailie; Andy Longmore; Stephen Todd; Gordon Talbot; Simon Morris; Gérard Rousset; Richard Myers
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A measurement of the systematic astrometric error in GeMS and the short-term astrometric precision in ShaneAO
Author(s): S. Mark Ammons; Benoit Neichel; Jessica Lu; Donald T. Gavel; Srikar Srinath; Rosalie McGurk; Alex Rudy; Connie Rockosi; Christian Marois; Bruce Macintosh; Dmitry Savransky; Raphael Galicher; Eduardo Bendek; Olivier Guyon; Eduardo Marin; Vincent Garrel; Gaetano Sivo
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`imaka: a path-finder ground-layer adaptive optics system for the University of Hawaii 2.2-meter telescope on Maunakea
Author(s): Mark R. Chun; Olivier Lai; Douglas Toomey; Jessica R. Lu; Christoph Baranec; Simon Thibault; Denis Brousseau; Hu Zhang; Yutaka Hayano; Shin Oya
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Circumstellar disk and planet imaging with AO
Author(s): Markus Janson
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Into the blue: AO science with MagAO in the visible
Author(s): Laird M. Close; Jared R. Males; Katherine B. Follette; Phil Hinz; Katie Morzinski; Ya-Lin Wu; Derek Kopon; Armando Riccardi; Simone Esposito; Alfio Puglisi; Enrico Pinna; Marco Xompero; Runa Briguglio; Fernando Quiros-Pacheco
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Results from the Gemini NICI Planet-Finding Campaign
Author(s): Beth A. Biller; Michael C. Liu; Zahed Wahhaj; Eric L. Nielsen; Thomas L. Hayward; Mark R. Chun; Laird M. Close; Christ Ftaclas; Jared R. Males; Markus Hartung; I. Neill Reid; Evgenya Shkolnik; Andrew J. Skemer; Matthias Tecza; Niranjan A. Thatte; Fraser Clarke; Douglas Toomey
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Adaptive optics at the Subaru telescope: current capabilities and development
Author(s): Olivier Guyon; Yutaka Hayano; Motohide Tamura; Tomoyuki Kudo; Shin Oya; Yosuke Minowa; Olivier Lai; Nemanja Jovanovic; Naruhisa Takato; Jeremy Kasdin; Tyler Groff; Masahiko Hayashi; Nobuo Arimoto; Hideki Takami; Colin Bradley; Hajime Sugai; Guy Perrin; Peter Tuthill; Ben Mazin
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Solar adaptive optics with the DKIST: status report
Author(s): Luke C. Johnson; Keith Cummings; Mark Drobilek; Scott Gregory; Steve Hegwer; Erik Johansson; Jose Marino; Kit Richards; Thomas Rimmele; Predrag Sekulic; Friedrich Wöger
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GREGOR MCAO looking at the Sun
Author(s): Dirk Schmidt; Thomas Berkefeld; Frank Heidecke; Andreas Fischer; Oskar von der Lühe; Dirk Soltau
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Final performance and lesson-learned of SAXO, the VLT-SPHERE extreme AO: from early design to on-sky results
Author(s): T. Fusco; J.-F. Sauvage; C. Petit; A. Costille; K. Dohlen; D. Mouillet; J.-L. Beuzit; M. Kasper; M. Suarez; C. Soenke; E. Fedrigo; M. Downing; P. Baudoz; A. Sevin; D. Perret; A. Barrufolo; B. Salasnich; P. Puget; F. Feautrier; S. Rochat; T. Moulin; A. Deboulbé; E. Hugot; A. Vigan; D. Mawet; J. Girard; N. Hubin
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Gender equity issues in astronomy: facts, fiction, and what the adaptive optics community can do to close the gap
Author(s): Céline D'Orgeville; François Rigaut; Sarah Maddison; Elena Masciadri
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Review on atmospheric turbulence monitoring
Author(s): Gianluca Lombardi; Julio Navarrete; Marc Sarazin
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Turbulence profiling methods applied to ESO's adaptive optics facility
Author(s): Javier Valenzuela; Clémentine Béchet; Aurea Garcia-Rissmann; Frédéric Gonté; Johann Kolb; Miska Le Louarn; Benoît Neichel; Pierre-Yves Madec; Andrés Guesalaga
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Progress towards wind predictive control on ShaneAO: test bench results
Author(s): Alexander R. Rudy; Srikar Srinath; Lisa Poyneer; S. Mark Ammons; Don Gavel; Renate Kupke; Darren Dillon; Constance Rockosi
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Direct imaging of exoplanets in the habitable zone with adaptive optics
Author(s): Jared R. Males; Laird M. Close; Olivier Guyon; Katie Morzinski; Alfio Puglisi; Philip Hinz; Katherine B. Follette; John D. Monnier; Volker Tolls; Timothy J. Rodigas; Alycia Weinberger; Alan Boss; Derek Kopon; Ya-lin Wu; Simone Esposito; Armando Riccardi; Marco Xompero; Runa Briguglio; Enrico Pinna
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On-sky speckle nulling with the Subaru Coronagraphic Extreme AO (SCExAO) instrument
Author(s): Frantz Martinache; Olivier Guyon; Nemanja Jovanovic; Christophe Clergeon; Garima Singh; Tomoyuki Kudo
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Realtime speckle sensing and suppression with project 1640 at Palomar
Author(s): Gautam Vasisht; Eric Cady; Chengxing Zhai; Thomas Lockhart; Ben Oppenheimer
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Deformable mirror designs for extreme AO (XAO)
Author(s): Jeffrey Cavaco; Allan Wirth
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On the way to build the M4 Unit for the E-ELT
Author(s): Elise Vernet; Marc Cayrel; Norbert Hubin; Roberto Biasi; Daniele Gallieni; Matteo Tintori
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Recent improvements of high density magnetic deformable mirrors: faster, larger and stronger
Author(s): Julien Charton; Urban Bitenc; Jean-Francois Curis; Sebastien Camet; Romain Di Chiaro; Rozenn Bougeard
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The ERIS adaptive optics system
Author(s): Enrico Marchetti; Enrico Fedrigo; Miska Le Louarn; Pierre-Yves Madec; Christian Soenke; Roland Brast; Ralf Conzelmann; Bernard Delabre; Michel Duchateau; Christoph Frank; Barbara Klein; Paola Amico; Norbert Hubin; Simone Esposito; Jacopo Antichi; Luca Carbonaro; Alfio Puglisi; Fernando Quirós-Pacheco; Armando Riccardi; Marco Xompero
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ShaneAO: wide science spectrum adaptive optics system for the Lick Observatory
Author(s): Donald Gavel; Renate Kupke; Daren Dillon; Andrew Norton; Chris Ratliff; Jerry Cabak; Andrew Phillips; Connie Rockosi; Rosalie McGurk; Srikar Srinath; Michael Peck; William Deich; Kyle Lanclos; John Gates; Michael Saylor; Jim Ward; Terry Pfister
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Pathfinder first light: alignment, calibration, and commissioning of the LINC-NIRVANA ground-layer adaptive optics subsystem
Author(s): Derek Kopon; Al Conrad; Carmelo Arcidiacono; Tom Herbst; Valentina Viotto; Jacopo Farinato; Maria Bergomi; Roberto Ragazzoni; Luca Marafatto; Harald Baumeister; Thomas Bertram; Jürgen Berwein; Florian Briegel; Ralph Hofferbert; Frank Kittmann; Martin Kürster; Lars Mohr; Kalyan Radhakrishnan
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Life with quintuplets: transitioning GeMS into regular operations
Author(s): Vincent Garrel; Marcos A. Van Dam; Benoît Neichel; Fabrice Vidal; Gaetano Sivo; Eduardo Marin; Vanessa Montes; Andrew Serio; Gustavo Arriagada; Chadwick Trujillo; William N. Rambold; Pedro Gigoux; Ramon Galvez; Cristian Moreno; Constanza Araujo Hauck; Tomislav Vucina Parga; Jeff Donahue; Claudio Marchant; Gaston Gausachs; Fabian Collao; Eleazar R. Carrasco Damele; Peter Pessev; Ariel Lopez
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Strategies to cope with sodium layer profile variations in laser guide star AO systems
Author(s): Brent L. Ellerbroek
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A near-infrared tip-tilt sensor for the Keck I laser guide star adaptive optics system
Author(s): Peter Wizinowich; Roger Smith; Roberto Biasi; Sylvain Cetre; Richard Dekany; Bruno Femenia-Castella; Jason Fucik; David Hale; Chris Neyman; Dietrich Pescoller; Sam Ragland; Paul Stomski; Mario Andrighettoni; Randy Bartos; Khanh Bui; Andrew Cooper; John Cromer; Marcos van Dam; Michael Hess; Ean James; Jim Lyke; Hector Rodriguez; Thomas Stalcup
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The AOLI low-order non-linear curvature wavefront sensor: laboratory and on-sky results
Author(s): Jonathan Crass; David King; Craig MacKay
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LIFT: analysis of closed loop performance in a laser assisted adaptive optics
Author(s): Cedric Plantet; Serge Meimon; Jean-Marc Conan; Benoît Neichel; Thierry Fusco
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A miniature curvature wavefront sensor with coherent fiber image bundle
Author(s): Jessica Zheng; Samuel Richards; Michael Goodwin; Jon Lawrence; Sergio Leon-Saval; Alexander Argyros
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Results of the NFIRAOS RTC trade study
Author(s): Jean-Pierre Véran; Corinne Boyer; Brent L. Ellerbroek; Luc Gilles; Glen Herriot; Daniel A. Kerley; Zoran Ljusic; Eric A. McVeigh; Robert Prior; Malcolm Smith; Lianqi Wang
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Enabling technologies for GPU driven adaptive optics real-time control
Author(s): A. Sevin; D. Perret; D. Gratadour; M. Lainé; J. Brulé; B. Le Ruyet
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Distributed wavefront reconstruction with SABRE for real-time large scale adaptive optics control
Author(s): Elisabeth Brunner; Cornelis C. de Visser; Michel Verhaegen
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Physical optics modeling of sky coverage for TMT NFIRAOS with advanced LQG controller
Author(s): Lianqi Wang; Luc Gilles; Brent Ellerbroek; Carlos Correia
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Tomography and calibration for Raven: from simulations to laboratory results
Author(s): Kate Jackson; Carlos Correia; Olivier Lardière; Dave Andersen; Colin Bradley; Laurie Pham; Célia Blain; Reston Nash; Darryl Gamroth; Jean-Pierre Véran
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Thirty Meter Telescope astrometry error budget
Author(s): Matthias Schöck; Tuan Do; Brent L. Ellerbroek; Luc Gilles; Glen Herriot; Leo Meyer; Ryuji Suzuki; Lianqi Wang; Sylvana Yelda
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Design and numerical simulations of the GMT Natural Guide star WFS
Author(s): E. Pinna; G. Agapito; F. Quirós-Pacheco; J. Antichi; L. Carbonaro; R. Briguglio; M. Bonaglia; A. Riccardi; A. Puglisi; V. Biliotti; C. Arcidiacono; M. Xompero; G. Di Rico; A. Valentini; A. Bouchez; F. Santoro; G. Trancho; S. Esposito
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Detailed analysis of the Canary on-sky results at the WHT using Rayleigh laser guide stars
Author(s): O. Martin; É. Gendron; T. Morris; A. Basden; Z. Hubert; D. Gratadour; J. Osborn; F. Vidal; F. Chemla; G. Rousset; R Myers
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Perspectives on phase retrieval and phase diversity in astronomy
Author(s): Robert A. Gonsalves
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Ground layer correction: the heart of LINC-NIRVANA
Author(s): Kalyan Kumar Radhakrishnan Santhakumari; Luca Marafatto; Maria Bergomi; Valentina Viotto; Jacopo Farinato; Roberto Ragazzoni; Tom Herbst; Thomas Bertram; Marco Dima; Peter Bizenberger; Florian Briegel; Frank Kittmann; Lars Mohr; Demetrio Magrin
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ULTIMATE-SUBARU: project status
Author(s): Yutaka Hayano; Masayuki Akiyama; Takashi Hattori; Ikuru Iwata; Tadayuki Kodama; Olivier Lai; Yosuke Minowa; Yoshito Ono; Shin Oya; Koki Takiura; Ichi Tanaka; Yoko Tanaka; Nobuo Arimito
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Integration and bench testing for the GRAVITY Coudé IR adaptive optics (CIAO) wavefront sensor
Author(s): C. Deen; P. Yang; A. Huber; M. Suarez-Valles; S. Hippler; W. Brandner; E. Gendron; Y. Clénet; S. Kendrew; A. Glauser; R. Klein; W. Laun; R. Lenzen; U. Neumann; J. Panduro; J. Ramos; R.-R. Rohloff; A. Salzinger; N. Zimmerman; T. Henning; K. Perraut; G. Perrin; C. Straubmeier; A. Amorim; F. Eisenhauer
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The multi-conjugate adaptive optics system of the New Solar Telescope at Big Bear Solar Observatory
Author(s): Dirk Schmidt; Nicolas Gorceix; Xianyu Zhang; Jose Marino; Roy Coulter; Sergey Shumko; Phil Goode; Thomas Rimmele; Thomas Berkefeld
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GALACSI integration and functional tests
Author(s): P. La Penna; S. Ströbele; E. Aller Carpentier; J. Argomedo; R. Arsenault; R. D. Conzelmann; B. Delabre; R. Donaldson; M. Duchateau; E. Fedrigo; F. Gago; N. Hubin; J. Quentin; P. Jolley; M. Kiekebusch; J. P. Kirchbauer; B. Klein; J. Kolb; H. Kuntschner; M. Le Louarn; J. L. Lizon; P. -Y. Madec; A. Manescau; L. Mehrgan; B. Sedghi; M. Suarez Valles; C. Soenke; S. Tordo; J. Vernet; S. Zampieri
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The first portable solar and stellar adaptive optics
Author(s): Deqing Ren; Rong Li; Xi Zhang; Jiangpei Dou; Yiangtian Zhu; Gang Zhao; Zhen Wu; Rui Chen; Chengchao Liu; Feng Yang; Chao Yang
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First light of the LINC-NIRVANA Pathfinder experiment
Author(s): M. Bergomi; V. Viotto; C. Arcidiacono; L. Marafatto; J. Farinato; H. Baumeister; T. Bertram; J. Berwein; F. Briegel; A. Conrad; F. Kittman; D. Kopon; R. Hofferbert; D. Magrin; K. K. Radhakrishnan Santhakumari; A. Puglisi; M. Xompero; R. Briguglio; F. Quiros-Pacheco; T. M. Herbst; R. Ragazzoni
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Swimming with ShARCS: comparison of on-sky sensitivity with model predictions for ShaneAO on the Lick Observatory 3-meter telescope
Author(s): Srikar Srinath; Rosalie McGurk; Constance Rockosi; Renate Kupke; Donald Gavel; Gerald Cabak; David Cowley; Michael Peck; Christopher Ratliff; Elinor Gates; Daren Dillon; Andrew Norton; Marc Reining
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The CHARA array adaptive optics I: common-path optical and mechanical design, and preliminary on-sky results
Author(s): Xiao Che; Laszlo Sturmann; John D. Monnier; Theo A. ten Brummelaar; Judit Sturmann; Stephen T. Ridgway; Michael J. Ireland; Nils H. Turner; Harold A. McAlister
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Development of a new solar adaptive optics system at the Hida Observatory
Author(s): Noriaki Miura; Ayumu Oh-ishi; Shotaro Aoki; Hikaru Mogaki; Susumu Kuwamura; Naoshi Baba; Yoichiro Hanaoka; Masashi Yamaguchi; Satoru Ueno; Yoshikazu Nakatani; Kiyoshi Ichimoto
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Optical design of the relay optics for the MICADO SCAO system
Author(s): Mathieu Cohen; Fanny Chemla; Tristan Buey; Éric Gendron; Zoltan Hubert; Michael Hartl; Yann Clénet; Richard Davies
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ARGOS wavefront sensing: from detection to correction
Author(s): Gilles Orban de Xivry; M. Bonaglia; J. Borelli; L. Busoni; C. Connot; S. Esposito; W. Gaessler; M. Kulas; T. Mazzoni; A. Puglisi; S. Rabien; J. Storm; J. Ziegleder
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AO-308: the high-order adaptive optics system at Big Bear Solar Observatory
Author(s): Sergey Shumko; Nicolas Gorceix; Seonghwan Choi; Aglaé Kellerer; Wenda Cao; Philip R. Goode; Volodymyr Abramenko; Kit Richards; Thomas R. Rimmele; Jose Marino
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Present opto-mechanical design status of NFIRAOS
Author(s): Peter W. G. Byrnes; Jenny Atwood; Marc-André Boucher; Joeleff Fitzsimmons; Alexis Hill; Glen Herriot; Paolo Spanò; Kei Szeto; Ivan Wevers
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Altair performance and upgrades
Author(s): Olivier Lai; Jean-Pierre Véran; Glen Herriot; John White; Jesse Ball; Chad Trujillo
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KAPAO first light: the design, construction and operation of a low-cost natural guide star adaptive optics system
Author(s): Scott A. Severson; Philip I. Choi; Katherine E. Badham; Dalton Bolger; Daniel S. Contreras; Blaine N. Gilbreth; Christian Guerrero; Erik Littleton; Joseph Long; Lorcan P. McGonigle; William A. Morrison; Fernando Ortega; Alex R. Rudy; Jonathan R. Wong; Erik Spjut; Christoph Baranec; Reed Riddle
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Commissioning ShARCS: the Shane adaptive optics infrared camera-spectrograph for the Lick Observatory Shane 3-m telescope
Author(s): Rosalie McGurk; Constance Rockosi; Donald Gavel; Renate Kupke; Michael Peck; Terry Pfister; Jim Ward; William Deich; John Gates; Elinor Gates; Barry Alcott; David Cowley; Daren Dillon; Kyle Lanclos; Dale Sandford; Mike Saylor; Srikar Srinath; Jason Weiss; Andrew Norton
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Opto-mechanical design of ShaneAO: the adaptive optics system for the 3-meter Shane Telescope
Author(s): C. Ratliff; J. Cabak; D. Gavel; R. Kupke; D. Dillon; E. Gates; W. Deich; J. Ward; D. Cowley; T. Pfister; M. Saylor
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The NGS Pyramid wavefront sensor for ERIS
Author(s): A. Riccardi; J. Antichi; F. Quirós-Pacheco; S. Esposito; L. Carbonaro; G. Agapito; V. Biliotti; R. Briguglio; G. Di Rico; M. Dolci; D. Ferruzzi; E. Pinna; A. Puglisi; M. Xompero; E. Marchetti; E. Fedrigo; M. Le Louarn; R. Conzelmann; B. Delabre; P. Amico; N. Hubin
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A sodium laser guide star facility for the ANU/EOS space debris tracking adaptive optics demonstrator
Author(s): Celine D'Orgeville; Francis Bennet; Mark Blundell; Rod Brister; Amy Chan; Murray Dawson; Yue Gao; Nicolas Paulin; Ian Price; Francois Rigaut; Ian Ritchie; Matt Sellars; Craig Smith; Kristina Uhlendorf; Yanjie Wang
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PULSE: The Palomar Ultraviolet Laser for the Study of Exoplanets
Author(s): Christoph Baranec; Richard G. Dekany; Rick S. Burruss; Brendan P. Bowler; Marcos van Dam; Reed Riddle; J. Christopher Shelton; Tuan Truong; Jennifer Roberts; Jennifer Milburn; Jonathan Tesch
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Pulsed laser architecture for enhancing backscatter from sodium
Author(s): Thomas J. Kane; Paul D. Hillman; Craig A. Denman
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ARGOS laser system mechanical design
Author(s): M. Deysenroth; M. Honsberg; H. Gemperlein; J. Ziegleder; W. Raab; S. Rabien; L. Barl; W. Gässler; J. L. Borelli
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Laboratory validation of a laser shaping system before guide star projection
Author(s): Sebastián Zúñiga; Clémentine Béchet; Héctor González-Núñez; Benoit Neichel; Vincent Fesquet; Vincent Garrel; Pedro Escárate; Mario Castro; Dani Guzmán; Andrés Guesalaga
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Polarization control optimization of the Gemini South beam transfer optics
Author(s): Constanza Araujo; Cristian Moreno; Vincent Fesquet; Vincent Garrel; Claudio Marchant
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The ARGOS laser system: green light for ground layer adaptive optics at the LBT
Author(s): Walfried Raab; Sebastian Rabien; Wolfgang Gässler; Simone Esposito; Lothar Barl; Jose Borelli; Matthias Daysenroth; Hans Gemperlein; Martin Kulas; Julian Ziegleder
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Experimental demonstration of brighter sodium resonant scattering with 1.7 GHz sideband repumping for long pulse laser
Author(s): Lihang Li; Shaopeng Zhang; Weihong Hua; Hongyan Wang; Yu Ning; Xiaojun Xu
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Coupling efficiency measurements for long-pulsed solid sodium laser based on measured sodium profile data
Author(s): Kai Jin; Kai Wei; Shiyong Xie; Yong Bo; Junwei Zuo; Pengyuan Wang; Lu Feng; Xianghui Xue; Min Li; Xuewu Cheng; Chaolong Cui; Yu Shen; Qi Bian; Ji Yao; Angel Otárola; Xiaolin Dai; Qinjun Peng; Changhui Rao; Zuyan Xu; Yudong Zhang
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Proposal for a field experiment of elongated Na LGS wave-front sensing in the perspective of the E-ELT
Author(s): G. Rousset; D. Gratadour; E. Gendron; T. Buey; R. Myers; T. Morris; A. Basden; G. Talbot; D. Bonaccini Calia; E. Marchetti; T. Pfrommer
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Using a deformable mirror to generate custom laser guidestar asterisms: simulation and laboratory results
Author(s): Andrew P. Norton; Srikar Srinath; Donald Gavel; Renate Kupke; Daren Dillon
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Assembly and test results of the AOF laser guide star units at ESO
Author(s): W. Hackenberg; D. Bonaccini Calia; B. Buzzoni; M. Comin; C. Dupuy; F. Gago; I. M. Guidolin; R. Guzman; R. Holzloehner; L. Kern; J. -P. Kirchbauer; S. Lewis; J. -L. Lizon; S. McLay; T. Pfrommer; M. Quattri; J. Quentin; R. Ridings
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Laser guide star pointing camera for ESO LGS Facilities
Author(s): D. Bonaccini Calia; M. Centrone; F. Pedichini; A. Ricciardi; A. Cerruto; F. Ambrosino
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Evaluating the compliance of Keck's LGSAO automated aircraft protection system with FAA adopted criteria
Author(s): Paul J. Stomski; Randy Campbell; Thomas W. Murphy
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First demo science with MOAO: observations of distant merging galaxies with CANARY
Author(s): D. Gratadour; É. Gendron; L. Grosset; T. Morris; J. Osborn; A. Basden; O. Martin; D. Rouan; R. Myers; G. Rousset
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On the use of asymmetric PSF on NIR images of crowded stellar fields
Author(s): Giuliana Fiorentino; Ivan Ferraro; Giacinto Iannicola; Giuseppe Bono; Matteo Monelli; Vincenzo Testa; Carmelo Arcidiacono; Marco Faccini; Roberto Gilmozzi; Marco Xompero; Runa Briguglio
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Photometric performance of LGS MCAO with science-based metrics: first results from Gemini/GeMS observations of Galactic globular clusters
Author(s): Paolo Turri; Alan W. McConnachie; Peter B. Stetson; Giuliana Fiorentino; David R. Andersen; Giuseppe Bono; Jean-Pierre Véran
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L'-band AGPM vector vortex coronagraph's first light on LBTI/LMIRCam
Author(s): D. Defrère; O. Absil; P. Hinz; J. Kuhn; D. Mawet; B. Mennesson; A. Skemer; K. Wallace; V. Bailey; E. Downey; C. Delacroix; O. Durney; P. Forsberg; C. Gomez; S. Habraken; W. F. Hoffmann; M. Karlsson; M. Kenworthy; J. Leisenring; M. Montoya; L. Pueyo; M. Skrutskie; J, Surdej
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Double drive modes unimorph deformable mirror with high actuator count for astronomical application
Author(s): Ying Liu; Jianqiang Ma; Junjie Chen; Baoqing Li; Jiaru Chu
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Payload characterization for CubeSat demonstration of MEMS deformable mirrors
Author(s): Anne Marinan; Kerri Cahoy; Matthew Webber; Ruslan Belikov; Eduardo Bendek
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Analysis of the static deformation matching between numerical and experimental data on the voice-coil actuated deformable mirrors
Author(s): Ciro Del Vecchio; Runa Briguglio; Armando Riccardi; Marco Xompero
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A compact adaptive optics system with 3mm narrow-interval deformable mirror
Author(s): Min Li; Lixia Xue; Hao Xian; Xuejun Rao; Kai Wei; Xiaojun Zhang; Shanqiu Chen; Ang Zhang; Donghong Chen; ChangHui Rao; Yudong Zhang
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Optimization of electrode configuration in surface-parallel actuated deformable mirrors
Author(s): Marie Laslandes; Sergio Pellegrino; John Steeves; Keith Patterson
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The 384-channel prototype of DM Electronics for ELT AO systems
Author(s): Kris Caputa; Jenny Atwood; Glen Herriot; Jean-Pierre Veran; Paolo Spanò; Adam Zielinski
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The deformable secondary mirror of VLT: final electro-mechanical and optical acceptance test results
Author(s): Runa Briguglio; Roberto Biasi; Marco Xompero; Armando Riccardi; Mario Andrighettoni; Dietrich Pescoller; Gerald Angerer; Daniele Gallieni; Elise Vernet; Johann Kolb; Robin Arsenault; Pierre-Yves Madec
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Deformable mirror interferometric analysis for the direct imagery of exoplanets
Author(s): Johan Mazoyer; Raphaël Galicher; Pierre Baudoz; Patrick Lanzoni; Frédéric Zamkotsian; Gérard Rousset
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Wave-front sensor strategies for SPHERE: first on-sky results and future improvements
Author(s): Jean-François Sauvage; Thierry Fusco; Cyril Petit; David Mouillet; Kjetil Dohlen; Anne Costille; Jean-Luc Beuzit; Andrea Baruffolo; Markus E. Kasper; Marcos Suarez Valles; Mark Downing; Philippe Feautrier; Laurent Mugnier; Pierre Baudoz
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Lyot-based low order wavefront sensor: implementation on the Subaru Coronagraphic Extreme Adaptive Optics System and its laboratory performance
Author(s): Garima Singh; Olivier Guyon; Pierre Baudoz; Nemanja Jovanovich; Frantz Martinache; Tomoyuki Kudo; Eugene Serabyn; Jonas G. Kuhn
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CHARIS science: performance simulations for the Subaru Telescope's third-generation of exoplanet imaging instrumentation
Author(s): Timothy D. Brandt; Michael W. McElwain; Markus Janson; Gillian R. Knapp; Kyle Mede; Mary Anne Limbach; Tyler Groff; Adam Burrows; James E. Gunn; Olivier Guyon; Jun Hashimoto; Masahiko Hayashi; Nemanja Jovanovic; N. Jeremy Kasdin; Masayuki Kuzuhara; Robert H. Lupton; Frantz Martinache; Satoko Sorahana; David S. Spiegel; Naruhisa Takato; Motohide Tamura; Edwin L. Turner; Robert Vanderbei; John Wisniewski
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A software based de-rotation algorithm concept for the new adaptive optics module (NAOMI) for the auxiliary telescopes of the VLTI
Author(s): Emmanuel Aller-Carpentier; Enrico Marchetti; Reinhold Dorn; Françoise Delplancke-Stroebele; Enrico Fedrigo; Miska Le Louarn; Norbert Hubin; Jérome Paufique; Julien Woillez
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Evaluation of the Xeon phi processor as a technology for the acceleration of real-time control in high-order adaptive optics systems
Author(s): David Barr; Alastair Basden; Nigel Dipper; Noah Schwartz; Andy Vick; Hermine Schnetler
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Preliminary evaluation and comparison of atmospheric turbulence rejection performance for infinite and receding horizon control in adaptive optics systems
Author(s): Mikhail V. Konnik; Jose De Dona
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Multi-input multi-output identification for control of adaptive optics systems
Author(s): Riccardo Muradore; Johann Kolb; Lorenzo Pettazzi; Enrico Marchetti
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Real-time control for the high order, wide field DRAGON AO test bench
Author(s): Alastair Basden; Nazim Ali Bharmal; Urban Bitenc; Nigel Dipper; Tim Morris; Richard Myers; Andrew Reeves; Eddy Younger
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VLT DSM, the control system of the largest deformable secondary mirror ever manufactured
Author(s): Mauro Manetti; Marco Morandini; Paolo Mantegazza; Roberto Biasi; Mario Andrighettoni; Daniele Gallieni
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Anti-windup control of tip-tilt mirror
Author(s): Jean-Pierre Folcher
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Woofer-tweeter deformable mirror control for closed-loop adaptive optics: theory and practice
Author(s): Donald Gavel; Andrew Norton
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On-sky vibration environment for the Gemini Planet Imager and mitigation effort
Author(s): Markus Hartung; Tom Hayward; Les Saddlemyer; Lisa Poyneer; Andrew Cardwell; Chas Cavedoni; Myung Cho; Jeffrey K. Chilcote; Paul Collins; Daren Dillon; Ramon Galvez; Gaston Gausachs; Stephen Goodsell; Andrés Guesalaga; Pascale Hibon; James Larkin; Bruce Macintosh; Dave Palmer; Naru Sadakuni; Dmitry Savransky; Andrew Serio; Fredrik Rantakyrö; Kent Wallace;
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Benchmarking hardware architecture candidates for the NFIRAOS real-time controller
Author(s): Malcolm Smith; Dan Kerley; Glen Herriot; Jean-Pierre Véran
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Kalman filter design for atmospheric tip/tilt, tip/tilt anisoplanatism and focus filtering on extremely large telescopes
Author(s): L. Gilles; H. F. Raynaud; C. Correia; L. Wang; B. Ellerbroek; C. Boyer; C. Kulcsár
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First on-sky results of a neural network based tomographic reconstructor: Carmen on Canary
Author(s): J. Osborn; D. Guzman; F. J. de Cos Juez; A. G. Basden; T. J. Morris; É. Gendron; T. Butterley; R. M. Myers; A. Guesalaga; F. Sanchez Lasheras; M. Gomez Victoria; M. L. Sánchez Rodríguez; D. Gratadour; G. Rousset
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Robustness of tomographic reconstructors versus real atmospheric profiles in the ELT perspective
Author(s): E. Gendron; C. Morel; J. Osborn; O. Martin; D. Gratadour; F. Vidal; M. Le Louarn; G. Rousset
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Morphology of distant galaxies with MCAO
Author(s): Benoit Neichel; Marc Huertas-Company; Thibaud Huellou; Benoit Epinat; Mathieu Puech; Damien Gratadour
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Maximum likelihood approach for the adaptive optics point spread function reconstruction
Author(s): J. Exposito; Damien Gratadour; Gérard Rousset; Yann Clénet; Laurent Mugnier; Éric Gendron
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Image restoration with spatially variable PSF
Author(s): Paolo Ciliegi; Andrea La Camera; Laura Schreiber; Michele Bellazzini; Mario Bertero; Patrizia Boccacci; Emiliano Diolaiti; Italo Foppiani; Matteo Lombini; Davide Massari; Paolo Montegriffo; Margherita Talia
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CHARA array adaptive optics II: non-common-path correction and downstream optics
Author(s): Theo ten Brummelaar; Xiao Che; Harold McAlister; Michael Ireland; John Monnier; Denis Mourard; Stephen Ridgway; Judit Sturmann; Laszlo Sturmann; Nils Turner; Peter Tuthill
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Laser guide star adaptive optics point spread function reconstruction project at W. M. Keck Observatory: preliminary on-sky results
Author(s): Laurent Jolissaint; Sam Ragland; Peter Wizinowich; Audrey Bouxin
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Real-time Strehl and image quality performance estimator at Paranal Observatory
Author(s): Dimitri Mawet; Alain Smette; Marc S. Sarazin; Harald Kuntschner; Julien H. Girard
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Strehl-constrained reconstruction of post-adaptive optics data and the Software Package AIRY, v. 6.1
Author(s): Marcel Carbillet; Andrea La Camera; Jérémy Deguignet; Marco Prato; Mario Bertero; Éric Aristidi; Patrizia Boccacci
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On-sky PSF reconstruction with APETy
Author(s): Rodrigo Olguin; Markus Hartung; Thomas Hayward; Damien Gratadour; Andrés Guesalaga
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Meaningful options for a dichroic unit within the natural & laser guide star AO systems at the Giant Magellan Telescope
Author(s): Jacopo Antichi; Enrico Pinna; Simone Esposito; Marco Bonaglia; Lorenzo Busoni; Fernando Santoro; Antonin Bouchez
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Design of adaptive optics calibration source for the Giant Magellan Telescope
Author(s): Ping Zhou; James H. Burge; Chunyu Zhao; Scott Benjamin; Brian Cuerden; Antonin Bouchez
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Optical design of the Big Bear Solar Observatory's multi-conjugate adaptive optics system
Author(s): Xianyu Zhang; Nicolas Gorceix; Dirk Schmidt; Philip R. Goode; Wenda Cao; Thomas R. Rimmele; Roy Coulter
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1500Hz adaptive optics system using commercially available components
Author(s): Armin Schimpf; Mickael Micallef; Julien Charton
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Testing the analytical model of the pyramid wavefront sensor with high-order aberrations on the optical bench
Author(s): Matthias Rosensteiner; Jean-Pierre Véran
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A composite tracking sensor with high accuracy and large dynamic range
Author(s): Xiaoyu Ma; Kai Wei; Wenjia Zheng; Changhui Rao
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Theoretical analyses for the relationship between the performance of quadrant photodetector and the size of incident light spot
Author(s): Zhaoying Zheng; Changwei Li; Sijiong Zhang
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Non-common path aberration corrections for current and future AO systems
Author(s): Masen Lamb; David R. Andersen; Jean-Pierre Véran; Carlos Correia; Glen Herriot; Matthias Rosensteiner; Jason Fiege
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Wavefront sensing from the image domain with the Oxford-SWIFT integral field spectrograph
Author(s): Benjamin Pope; Niranjan Thatte; Rick Burruss; Matthias Tecza; Fraser Clarke; Garret Cotter
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Near-infrared aberration tracking using a correlation algorithm on the Galactic Center
Author(s): Narsireddy Anugu; Paulo Garcia; Antonio Amorim; Paulo Gordo; Frank Eisenhauer; Guy Perrin; Wolfgang Brandner; Christian Straubmeier; Karine Perraut
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High speed and high precision pyramid wavefront sensor: In labs validation and preparation to on sky demonstration
Author(s): K. El Hadi; T. Fusco; J.-F. Sauvage; B. Neichel
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Focal-plane wavefront sensing with high-order adaptive optics systems
Author(s): Visa Korkiakoski; Christoph U. Keller; Niek Doelman; Matthew Kenworthy; Gilles Otten; Michel Verhaegen
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A novel means of measuring non-common path errors in an adaptive optics system
Author(s): E. E. Bloemhof
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The focal plane adaptive optics test box of the 'Observatoire du Mont-Mégantic'
Author(s): William Deschênes; Denis Brousseau; Jean-Francois Lavigne; Simon Thibault; Jean-Pierre Véran
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Pre-shipment test of the ARGOS laser guide star wavefront sensor
Author(s): Marco Bonaglia; Lorenzo Busoni; Tommaso Mazzoni; Alfio Puglisi; Jacopo Antichi; Simone Esposito; Gilles Orban de Xivry; Sebastian Rabien
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Design optimization and lab demonstration of ZELDA: a Zernike sensor for near-coronagraph quasi-static measurements
Author(s): Mamadou N'Diaye; Kjetil Dohlen; Amandine Caillat; Anne Costille; Thierry Fusco; Aïssa Jolivet; Fabrice Madec; Laurent Mugnier; Baptiste Paul; Jean-François Sauvage; Rémi Soummer; Arthur Vigan; J. Kent Wallace
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Understanding and correcting low order residual static aberrations in adaptive optics corrected images
Author(s): R. Rampy; S. Ragland; P. Wizinowich; R. Campbell
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Applications of variable focus liquid lenses for curvature wave-front sensors in astronomy
Author(s): J. Fuentes-Fernández; S. Cuevas; L. C. Alvarez-Nuñez; A. M. Watson
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Comparing the performance of open loop centroiding techniques in the Raven MOAO system
Author(s): David R. Andersen; Colin Bradley; Darryl Gamroth; Dan Kerley; Olivier Lardière; Jean-Pierre Véran
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Effects of differential wavefront sensor bias drifts on high contrast imaging
Author(s): Naru Sadakuni; Bruce A. Macintosh; David W. Palmer; Lisa A. Poyneer; Claire E. Max; Dmitry Savransky; Sandrine J. Thomas; Andrew Cardwell; Stephen Goodsell; Markus Hartung; Pascale Hibon; Fredrik Rantakyrö; Andrew Serio
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Wavefront sensing in a partially illuminated, rotating pupil
Author(s): Thomas Bertram; Kalyan Kumar Radhakrishnan Santhakumari; Luca Marafatto; Carmelo Arcidiacono; Jürgen Berwein; Roberto Ragazzoni; Thomas M. Herbst
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A new phase retrieval algorithm based on multi-layered intensity distribution
Author(s): Shaojun Du; Xuanzhe Zhang; Baihong Shu
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New CCD imagers for adaptive optics wavefront sensors
Author(s): Daniel R. Schuette; Robert K. Reich; Ilya Prigozhin; Barry E. Burke; Robert Johnson
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Discretized aperture mapping with a micro-lenses array for interferometric direct imaging
Author(s): Fabien Patru; Jacopo Antichi; Dimitri Mawet; Laurent Jolissaint; Marcel Carbillet; Julien Milli; Julien Girard; Patrick Rabou; Enrico Giro; Denis Mourard
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On-sky low order non-common path correction of the GPI calibration unit
Author(s): Markus Hartung; Bruce Macintosh; Paul Langlois; Naru Sadakuni; Don Gavel; J. Kent Wallace; Dave Palmer; Lisa Poyneer; Dmitry Savransky; Sandrine Thomas; Daren Dillon; Jennifer Dunn; Pascale Hibon; Fredrik Rantakyrö; Stephen Goodsell
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HALOS: fast, autonomous, holographic adaptive optics
Author(s): Geoff P. Andersen; Paul Gelsinger-Austin; Ravi Gaddipati; Phani Gaddipati; Fassil Ghebremichael
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A laser tomography test bed for extremely large telescopes
Author(s): R. Conan; P. Piatrou; F. Rigaut; K. Uhlendorf
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DRAGON, the Durham real-time, tomographic adaptive optics test bench: progress and results
Author(s): Andrew P. Reeves; Richard M. Myers; Timothy J. Morris; Alastair G. Basden; Nazim A. Bharmal; Stephen Rolt; David G. Bramall; Nigel A. Dipper; Edward J. Younger
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CHOUGH, the Canary Hosted-Upgrade for High-Order Adaptive Optics
Author(s): Nazim Ali Bharmal; Richard M. Myers; Alastair G. Basden; Daniel Hölck; Timothy J. Morris
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CRAO: a compact and refractive adaptive-optics
Author(s): Naofumi Fujishiro; Eiji Kitao; Tomo Shimizu; Takuya Matsui; Yuji Ikeda; Hideyo Kawakita; Shin Oya
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Pyramidal Wavefront Sensor Demonstrator at INO
Author(s): Olivier Martin; Jean-Pierre Véran; Geneviève Anctil; Pascal Bourqui; François Châteauneuf; Jonny Gauvin; Philippe Goyette; François Lagacé; Simon Turbide; Min Wang
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An MCAO test bench for NFIRAOS
Author(s): Paolo Turri; David R. Andersen; Jean-Pierre Véran; Paolo Spanò; Matthias Rosensteiner; Eric A. McVeigh
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Isoplanatic patch considerations for solar telescope multi-conjugate adaptive optics
Author(s): Jacques Maurice Beckers
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Atmospheric parameter estimation from AO wavefront sensing data: application of the FADE method with NACO
Author(s): Elisabeth Brunner; Julien H. Girard
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Simulation of the imaging quality of ground-based telescopes affected by atmospheric disturbances
Author(s): Yubin Ren; Songfeng Kou; Bozhong Gu
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Towards a reliability assessment of the CN2 and wind speed vertical profiles retrieved from GeMS
Author(s): Benoît Neichel; Elena Masciadri; Andres R. Guesalaga; Franck Lascaux; Clémentine Béchet
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Validation tests of the AOF Cn2 profiler
Author(s): A. Garcia Rissmann; A. Guesalaga; J. Kolb; M. Le Louarn; P.-Y. Madec; R. Arsenault
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MOSE: verification of Meso-NH forecasts of the atmospheric surface parameters at Cerro Paranal and Cerro Armazones using contingency tables
Author(s): Franck Lascaux; Elena Masciadri; Luca Fini
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Statistics of atmospheric turbulence at Cerro Pachon using the GeMS profiler
Author(s): Ignacio Rodriguez; Benoit Neichel; Clémentine Béchet; Dani Guzmán; Andrés Guesalaga
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Extremely high-resolution ground-layer optical turbulence profile at Mauna Kea
Author(s): Mark R. Chun; Olivier Lai; Timothy Butterley; Sean Goebel; Christoph Baranec; Douglas Toomey
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Aero-thermal simulations of the TMT Laser Guide Star Facility
Author(s): Konstantinos Vogiatzis; Corinne Boyer; Kai Wei; Jinlong Tang; Brent Ellerbroek
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Usage of Large Binocular Telescope pupils to estimate the local outer scale of turbulence
Author(s): J. C. Guerra; A. Otarola; G. Brusa; V. Bailey; P. Hinz; E. Pinna
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Implementation of SLODAR atmospheric turbulence profiling to the ARGOS system
Author(s): Tommaso Mazzoni; Lorenzo Busoni; Marco Bonaglia; Simone Esposito
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Integrated modeling of the GMT laser tomography adaptive optics system
Author(s): Piotr Piatrou
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Object-oriented Matlab adaptive optics toolbox
Author(s): R. Conan; C. Correia
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Modeling the effect of high altitude turbulence in wide-field correlating wavefront sensing and its impact on the performance of solar AO systems
Author(s): I. Montilla; M. Tallon; M. Langlois; C. Béchet; M. Collados Vera
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End to end numerical simulations of the MAORY multiconjugate adaptive optics system
Author(s): C. Arcidiacono; L. Schreiber; G. Bregoli; E. Diolaiti; I. Foppiani; G. Cosentino; M. Lombini; R. C. Butler; P. Ciliegi
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