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Proceedings of SPIE Volume 9909 • new

Adaptive Optics Systems V
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Volume Number: 9909
Date Published: 10 October 2016
Softcover: 223 papers (2420) pages
ISBN: 9781510601970

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Front Matter: Volume 9909
Author(s): Proceedings of SPIE
MagAO: status and science
Author(s): Katie M. Morzinski; Laird M. Close; Jared R. Males; Phil M. Hinz; Simone Esposito; Armando Riccardi; Runa Briguglio; Katherine B. Follette; Enrico Pinna; Alfio Puglisi; Jennifer Vezilj; Marco Xompero; Ya-Lin Wu
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Imaka: a ground-layer adaptive optics system on Maunakea
Author(s): Mark R. Chun; Olivier Lai; Douglas Toomey; Jessica R. Lu; Max Service; Christoph Baranec; Simon Thibault; Denis Brousseau; Yutaka Hayano; Shin Oya; Shane Santi; Christopher Kingery; Keith Loss; John Gardiner; Brad Steele
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Engineering aspects of the Large Binocular Telescope Observatory adaptive optics systems
Author(s): Guido Brusa; Dave Ashby; Julian C. Christou; Jonathan Kern; Michael Lefebvre; Tom J. McMahon; Douglas Miller; Gustavo Rahmer; Richard Sosa; Gregory Taylor; Conrad Vogel; Xianyu Zhang
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The infrared imaging spectrograph (IRIS) for TMT: latest science cases and simulations
Author(s): Shelley A. Wright; Gregory Walth; Tuan Do; Daniel Marshall; James E. Larkin; Anna M. Moore; Mate Adamkovics; David Andersen; Lee Armus; Aaron Barth; Patrick Cote; Jeff Cooke; Eric M. Chisholm; Timothy Davidge; Jennifer S. Dunn; Christophe Dumas; Brent L. Ellerbroek; Andrea M. Ghez; Lei Hao; Yutaka Hayano; Michael Liu; Enrique Lopez-Rodriguez; Jessica R. Lu; Shude Mao; Christian Marois; Shashi B. Pandey; Andrew C. Phillips; Matthias Schoeck; Annapurni Subramaniam; Smitha Subramanian; Ryuji Suzuki; Jonathan C. Tan; Tsuyoshi Terai; Tommaso Treu; Luc Simard; Jason L. Weiss; James Wincentsen; Michael Wong; Kai Zhang
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Stellar photometry with multi conjugate adaptive optics
Author(s): Giuliana Fiorentino; Davide Massari; Alan McConnachie; Peter B. Stetson; Giuseppe Bono; Paolo Turri; David Andersen; Jean-Pierre Veran; Emiliano Diolaiti; Laura Schreiber; Paolo Ciliegi; Michele Bellazzini; Eline Tolstoy; Matteo Monelli; Giacinto Iannicola; Ivan Ferraro; Vincenzo Testa
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Photometric techniques, performance and PSF characterization of GeMS
Author(s): Paolo Turri; Alan W. McConnachie; Peter B. Stetson; David R. Andersen; Jean-Pierre Véran; Giuliana Fiorentino; Davide Massari
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Adaptive optics program update at TMT
Author(s): C. Boyer; B. Ellerbroek
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The adaptive optics modes for HARMONI: from Classical to Laser Assisted Tomographic AO
Author(s): B. Neichel; T. Fusco; J.-F. Sauvage; C. Correia; K. Dohlen; K. El-Hadi; L. Blanco; N. Schwartz; F. Clarke; N. A. Thatte; M. Tecza; J. Paufique; J. Vernet; M. Le Louarn; P. Hammersley; J.-L. Gach; S. Pascal; P. Vola; C. Petit; J.-M. Conan; A. Carlotti; C. Vérinaud; H. Schnetler; I. Bryson; T. Morris; R. Myers; E. Hugot; A. M. Gallie; David M. Henry
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Joint MICADO-MAORY SCAO mode: specifications, prototyping, simulations and preliminary design
Author(s): Yann Clénet; Tristan Buey; Gérard Rousset; Eric Gendron; Simone Esposito; Zoltan Hubert; Lorenzo Busoni; Mathieu Cohen; Armando Riccardi; Frédéric Chapron; Marco Bonaglia; Arnaud Sevin; Pierre Baudoz; Philippe Feautrier; Gérard Zins; Damien Gratadour; Fabrice Vidal; Fanny Chemla; Florian Ferreira; Nicolas Doucet; Sébastien Durand; Alexis Carlotti; Clément Perrot; Laura Schreiber; Matteo Lombini; Paolo Ciliegi; Emiliano Diolaiti; Josef Schubert; Richard Davies
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Designing the METIS SCAO and LTAO systems
Author(s): Remko Stuik; Markus Feldt; Stefan Hippler; Thomas Bertram; Silvia Scheithauer; Andreas Obereder; Daniela Saxenhuber; Bernhard Brandl; Matt Kenworthy; Rieks Jager; Lars Venema
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Final two-stage MOAO on-sky demonstration with CANARY
Author(s): E. Gendron; T. Morris; A. Basden; F. Vidal; D. Atkinson; U. Bitenc; T. Buey; F. Chemla; M. Cohen; C. Dickson; N. Dipper; P. Feautrier; J.-L. Gach; D. Gratadour; D. Henry; J.-M. Huet; C. Morel; S. Morris; R. Myers; J. Osborn; D. Perret; A. Reeves; G. Rousset; A. Sevin; E. Stadler; G. Talbot; S. Todd; E. Younger
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Keck Planet Imager and Characterizer: concept and phased implementation
Author(s): D. Mawet; P. Wizinowich; R. Dekany; M. Chun; D. Hall; S. Cetre; O. Guyon; J. K. Wallace; B. Bowler; M. Liu; G. Ruane; E. Serabyn; R. Bartos; J. Wang; G. Vasisht; M. Fitzgerald; A. Skemer; M. Ireland; J. Fucik; J. Fortney; I. Crossfield; R. Hu; B. Benneke
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The rapid transient surveyor
Author(s): C. Baranec; J. R. Lu; S. A. Wright; J. Tonry; R. B. Tully; I. Szapudi; M. Takamiya; L. Hunter; R. Riddle; S. Chen; M. Chun
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FASS: the full aperture seeing sensor
Author(s): A. Guesalaga; S. Perera; J. Osborn; M. Sarazin; B. Neichel; R. Wilson
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Operational optical turbulence forecast for the service mode of top-class ground based telescopes
Author(s): Elena Masciadri; Franck Lascaux; Alessio Turchi; Luca Fini
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Characterizing and mitigating vibrations for SCExAO
Author(s): Julien Lozi; Olivier Guyon; Nemanja Jovanovic; Garima Singh; Sean Goebel; Barnaby Norris; Hirofumi Okita
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Review of AO calibrations, or how to best educate your AO system
Author(s): Johann Kolb
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Solving the NFIRAOS calibration puzzle
Author(s): Jean-Pierre Véran; Glen Herriot; David Andersen; Lianqi Wang
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Real-time implementation of an LQG tip-tilt controller for regular science observation on GeMS
Author(s): Gaetano Sivo; Rémy Juvénal; Caroline Kulcsár; Vincent Garrel; Pedro Gigoux; Henri-François Raynaud; Eduardo Marin; Jean-Marc Conan; Cyril Petit; William Rambold; Vanessa Montes; Cristian Moreno; Jeff Donahue; Rodrigo Carrasco; Marcos van Dam; Benoît Neichel; Lucie Leboulleux; Chad Trujillo
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Deformable mirrors development program at ESO
Author(s): Stefan Stroebele; Elise Vernet; Martin Brinkmann; Gerd Jakob; Paul Lilley; Mark Casali; Pierre-Yves Madec; Markus Kasper
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A new driving method for piezo deformable mirrors: open loop control and MOAO made easy
Author(s): Issa Ouattara; Jean-Luc Gach; Philippe Amram
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Four generations of sodium guide star lasers for adaptive optics in astronomy and space situational awareness
Author(s): Céline d'Orgeville; Gregory J. Fetzer
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Keck II laser guide star AO system and performance with the TOPTICA/MPBC laser
Author(s): Jason C. Y. Chin; Peter Wizinowich; Ed Wetherell; Scott Lilley; Sylvain Cetre; Sam Ragland; Drew Medeiros; Kevin Tsubota; Greg Doppmann; Angel Otarola; Kai Wei
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SAXO, the SPHERE extreme AO system: on-sky final performance and future improvements
Author(s): T. Fusco; J.-F. Sauvage; D. Mouillet; A. Costille; C. Petit; J.-L. Beuzit; K. Dohlen; J. Milli; J. Girard; M. Kasper; A. Vigan; M. Suarez; C. Soenke; M. Downing; M. N'Diaye; P. Baudoz; A. Sevin; A. Baruffolo; H.-M. Schmid; B. Salasnich; E. Hugot; N. Hubin
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Status and performance of the Gemini Planet Imager adaptive optics system
Author(s): Vanessa P. Bailey; Lisa A. Poyneer; Bruce A. Macintosh; Dmitry Savransky; Jason J. Wang; Robert J. De Rosa; Katherine B. Follette; S. Mark Ammons; Thomas Hayward; Patrick Ingraham; Jérôme Maire; David W. Palmer; Marshall D. Perrin; Abhijith Rajan; Fredrik T. Rantakyrö; Sandrine Thomas; Jean-Pierre Véran
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The SCExAO high contrast imager: transitioning from commissioning to science
Author(s): N. Jovanovic; O. Guyon; J. Lozi; T. Currie; J. Hagelberg; B. Norris; G. Singh; P. Pathak; D. Doughty; S. Goebel; J. Males; J. Kuhn; E. Serabyn; P. Tuthill; G. Schworer; F. Martinache; T. Kudo; H. Kawahara; T. Kotani; M. Ireland; T. Feger; A. Rains; J. Bento; C. Schwab; D. Coutts; N. Cvetojevic; S. Gross; A. Arriola; T. Lagadec; J. Kasdin; T. Groff; B. Mazin; Y. Minowa; N. Takato; M. Tamura; H. Takami; M. Hayashi
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A review of solar adaptive optics
Author(s): Dirk Schmidt; Thomas Rimmele; Jose Marino; Friedrich Wöger
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Status of the DKIST system for solar adaptive optics
Author(s): Luke C. Johnson; Keith Cummings; Mark Drobilek; Erik Johansson; Jose Marino; Kit Richards; Thomas Rimmele; Predrag Sekulic; Friedrich Wöger
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Adaptive Optics Facility: control strategy and first on-sky results of the acquisition sequence
Author(s): P.-Y. Madec; J. Kolb; S. Oberti; J. Paufique; P. La Penna; W. Hackenberg; H. Kuntschner; J. Argomedo; M. Kiekebusch; R. Donaldson; M. Suarez; R. Arsenault
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On-sky MOAO performance evaluation of RAVEN
Author(s): Y. H. Ono; Carlos M. Correia; O. Lardière; D. R. Andersen; S. Oya; M. Akiyama; D. Gamroth; K. Jackson; O. Martin; C. Bradley
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AO corrected satellite imaging from Mount Stromlo
Author(s): F. Bennet; F. Rigaut; I. Price; N. Herrald; I. Ritchie; C. Smith
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Sub-electron read noise and millisecond full-frame readout with the near infrared eAPD array SAPHIRA
Author(s): Gert Finger; Ian Baker; Domingo Alvarez; Christophe Dupuy; Derek Ives; Manfred Meyer; Leander Mehrgan; Jörg Stegmeier; Harald J. Weller
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C-RED one: ultra-high speed wavefront sensing in the infrared made possible
Author(s): J.-L. Gach; Philippe Feautrier; Eric Stadler; Timothee Greffe; Fabien Clop; Stéphane Lemarchand; Thomas Carmignani; David Boutolleau; Ian Baker
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AO WFS detector developments at ESO to prepare for the E-ELT
Author(s): Mark Downing; Mark Casali; Gert Finger; Steffan Lewis; Enrico Marchetti; Leander Mehrgan; Suzanne Ramsay; Javier Reyes
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Near-infrared wavefront sensing
Author(s): Peter Wizinowich; Mark Chun; Dimitri Mawet; Guido Agapito; Richard Dekany; Simone Esposito; Thierry Fusco; Olivier Guyon; Donald Hall; Cedric Plantet; Francois Rigaut
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Tackling down the low wind effect on SPHERE instrument
Author(s): Jean-François Sauvage; Thierry Fusco; Masen Lamb; Julien Girard; Martin Brinkmann; Andres Guesalaga; Peter Wizinowich; Jared O'Neal; Mamadou N'Diaye; Arthur Vigan; David Mouillet; Jean-Luc Beuzit; Markus Kasper; Miska Le Louarn; Julien Milli; Kjetil Dohlen; Benoît Neichel; Pierre Bourget; Pierre Haguenauer; Dimitri Mawet
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Evolutionary timescales of AO-produced speckles at NIR wavelengths
Author(s): Sean B. Goebel; Olivier Guyon; Donald N. B. Hall; Nemanja Jovanovic; Dani E. Atkinson
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Astronomical AO in Key Laboratory of Adaptive Optics, Chinese Academy of Sciences
Author(s): Changhui Rao; Kai Wei; Lei Zhu; Xuejun Zhang; Xuejun Rao; Shengqian Wang; Xiaoyu Ma; Lanqiang Zhang; Youming Guo; Ang Zhang; Hua Bao; Luchun Zhou; Mei Li; Chunlin Guan; Xiaojun Zhang; Xinlong Fan; Donghong Chen; Hao Xian; Yudong Zhang; Wenhan Jiang
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Robo-AO Kitt Peak: status of the system and deployment of a sub-electron readnoise IR camera to detect low-mass companions
Author(s): Maïssa Salama; Christoph Baranec; Rebecca Jensen-Clem; Reed Riddle; Dmitry Duev; Shrinivas Kulkarni; Nicholas M. Law
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The ERIS adaptive optics system
Author(s): A. Riccardi; S. Esposito; G. Agapito; J. Antichi; V. Biliotti; C. Blain; R. Briguglio; L. Busoni; L. Carbonaro; G. Di Rico; C. Giordano; E. Pinna; A. Puglisi; P. Spanò; M. Xompero; A. Baruffolo; M. Kasper; S. Egner; M. Suàrez Valles; C. Soenke; M. Downing; J. Reyes
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Status of the GTC adaptive optics: integration in laboratory
Author(s): M. Reyes García-Talavera; V. J. S. Béjar; J. C. López; R. L. López; C. Martín; Y. Martín; I. Montilla; M. Núñez; M. Puga; L. F. Rodríguez; F. Tenegi; O. Tubío; D. Bello; L. Cavaller; G. Prieto; M. Rosado
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First light of the deformable secondary mirror-based adaptive optics system on 1.8m telescope
Author(s): Youming Guo; Ang Zhang; Xinlong Fan; Changhui Rao; Ling Wei; Hao Xian; Kai Wei; Xiaojun Zhang; Chunlin Guan; Min Li; Luchun Zhou; Kai Jin; Junbo Zhang; Longfeng Zhou; Xuejun Zhang; Yudong Zhang
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A review of astronomical science with visible light adaptive optics
Author(s): Laird M. Close
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High-precision astrometry towards ELTs
Author(s): Davide Massari; Giuliana Fiorentino; Eline Tolstoy; Alan McConnachie; Remko Stuik; Laura Schreiber; David Andersen; Yann Clénet; Richard Davies; Damien Gratadour; Konrad Kuijken; Ramon Navarro; Jörg-Uwe Pott; Gabriele Rodeghiero; Paolo Turri; Gijs Verdoes Kleijn
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Solar adaptive optics: specificities, lessons learned, and open alternatives
Author(s): I. Montilla; J. Marino; A. Asensio Ramos; M. Collados; L. Montoya; M. Tallon
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Adaptive optics for MOSAIC: design and performance of the wide(st)-field AO system for the E-ELT
Author(s): Tim Morris; Alastair Basden; Tristan Buey; Fanny Chemla; Jean-Marc Conan; Ewan Fitzsimons; Thierry Fusco; Eric Gendron; Francois Hammer; Pascal Jagourel; Carine Morel; Richard Myers; Benoit Neichel; Cyril Petit; Myriam Rodrigues; Gérard Rousset
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Testing the pyramid truth wavefront sensor for NFIRAOS in the lab
Author(s): Etsuko Mieda; Matthias Rosensteiner; Maaike van Kooten; Jean-Pierre Veran; Olivier Lardiere; Glen Herriot
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Review of the outer scale of the atmospheric turbulence
Author(s): Aziz Ziad
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Modelling and prediction of non-stationary optical turbulence behaviour
Author(s): Niek Doelman; James Osborn
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E-ELT turbulence profiling with stereo-SCIDAR at Paranal
Author(s): James Osborn; Richard Wilson; Tim Butterley; Tim Morris; Marc Dubbeldam; Frédéric Dérie; Marc Sarazin
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The AIROPA software package: milestones for testing general relativity in the strong gravity regime with AO
Author(s): Gunther Witzel; Jessica R. Lu; Andrea M. Ghez; Gregory D. Martinez; Michael P. Fitzgerald; Matthew Britton; Breann N. Sitarski; Tuan Do; Randall D. Campbell; Maxwell Service; Keith Matthews; Mark R. Morris; E. E. Becklin; Peter L. Wizinowich; Sam Ragland; Greg Doppmann; Chris Neyman; James Lyke; Marc Kassis; Luca Rizzi; Scott Lilley; Rachel Rampy
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Point spread function determination for Keck adaptive optics
Author(s): S. Ragland; L. Jolissaint; P. Wizinowich; M. A. van Dam; L. Mugnier; A. Bouxin; J. Chock; S. Kwok; J. Mader; G. Witzel; Tuan Do; M. Fitzgerald; A. Ghez; J. Lu; G. Martinez; M. R. Morris; B. Sitarski
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PSF reconstruction validated using on-sky CANARY data in MOAO mode
Author(s): O. A. Martin; C. M. Correia; E. Gendron; G. Rousset; D. Gratadour; F. Vidal; T. J. Morris; A. G. Basden; R. M. Myers; B. Neichel; T. Fusco
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Exploiting physical constraints for multi-spectral exo-planet detection
Author(s): Éric Thiébaut; Nicholas Devaney; Maud Langlois; Kenneth Hanley
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Correction of distortion for optimal image stacking in wide field adaptive optics: application to GeMS data
Author(s): Anaïs Bernard; Laurent M. Mugnier; Benoit Neichel; Thierry Fusco; Sophie Bounissou; Manash Samal; Morten Andersen; Annie Zavagno; Henri Plana
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The GMT active optics control strategies
Author(s): R. Conan; A. Bouchez; F. Quiros-Pacheco; B. McLeod; D. Ashby
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AOF LTAO mode: reconstruction strategy and first test results
Author(s): Sylvain Oberti; Johann Kolb; Miska Le Louarn; Paolo La Penna; Pierre-Yves Madec; Benoit Neichel; Jean-François Sauvage; Thierry Fusco; Robert Donaldson; Christian Soenke; Marcos Suárez Valles; Robin Arsenault
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NGS2: a focal plane array upgrade for the GeMS multiple tip-tilt wavefront sensor
Author(s): François Rigaut; Ian Price; Céline d'Orgeville; Francis Bennet; Nick Herrald; Nicolas Paulin; Kristina Uhlendorf; Vincent Garrel; Gaetano Sivo; Vanessa Montes; Chad Trujillo
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Validation of tomographic laser guide star uplink tip-tilt determination with CANARY
Author(s): Andrew P. Reeves; Timothy J. Morris; Richards M. Myers; Alastair G. Basden; Eric Gendron; Carine Morel; James Osborn; Gerard Rousset; Fabrice Vidal
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Anti-aliasing optical method for Shack Hartmann WFSs
Author(s): Glen Herriot; Jean-Pierre Véran
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The QACITS pointing sensor: from theory to on-sky operation on Keck/NIRC2
Author(s): Elsa Huby; Olivier Absil; Dimitri Mawet; Pierre Baudoz; Bruno Femenìa Castellà; Michael Bottom; Henry Ngo; Eugene Serabyn
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Designing and testing the coronagraphic Modal Wavefront Sensor: a fast non-common path error sensor for high-contrast imaging
Author(s): M. J. Wilby; C. U. Keller; S. Haffert; V. Korkiakoski; F. Snik; A. G. M. Pietrow
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Commissioning and first light results of an L'-band vortex coronagraph with the Keck II adaptive optics NIRC2 science instrument
Author(s): Bruno Femenía Castellá; Eugene Serabyn; Dimitri Mawet; Olivier Absil; Peter Wizinowich; Keith Matthews; Elsa Huby; Michael Bottom; Randy Campbell; Dwight Chan; Brunella Carlomagno; Sylvain Cetre; Denis Defrère; Christian Delacroix; Carlos Gomez Gonzalez; Aïssa Jolivet; Mikael Karlsson; Kyle Lanclos; Scott Lilley; Steven Milner; Henry Ngo; Maddalena Reggiani; Julia Simmons; Hien Tran; Ernesto Vargas Catalan; Olivier Wertz
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The adaptive optics system of the 1.5m GREGOR solar telescope: four years of operation
Author(s): Thomas Berkefeld; Dirk Schmidt; Dirk Soltau; Frank Heidecke; Andreas Fischer
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Status and new developments with the Keck I near-infrared tip-tilt sensor
Author(s): Bruno Femenía Castellá; Peter Wizinowich; Rachel Rampy; Sylvain Cetre; Scott Lilley; Jim Lyke; Sam Ragland; Paul Stomski; Marcos van Dam
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The ZIMPOL high contrast imaging polarimeter for SPHERE: polarimetric high contrast commissioning results
Author(s): Ronald Roelfsema; Andreas Bazzon; Hans Martin Schmid; Johan Pragt; Alain Govaert; Daniel Gisler; Carsten Dominik; Andrea Baruffolo; Jean-Luc Beuzit; Anne Costille; Kjetil Dohlen; Mark Downing; Eddy Elswijk; Menno de Haan; Norbert Hubin; Markus Kasper; Christoph Keller; Jean-Louis Lizon; David Mouillet; Alexey Pavlov; Pascal Puget; Bernardo Salasnich; Jean-Francois Sauvage; Francois Wildi
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Progress in multi-conjugate adaptive optics at Big Bear Solar Observatory
Author(s): Dirk Schmidt; Nicolas Gorceix; Jose Marino; Thomas Berkefeld; Thomas Rimmele; Xianyu Zhang; Friedrich Wöger; Phil Goode
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Preliminary result of the solar multi-conjugate adaptive optics for 1m new vacuum solar telescope
Author(s): Lanqiang Zhang; Lin Kong; Hua Bao; Lei Zhu; Xuejun Rao; Changhui Rao
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MAORY: adaptive optics module for the E-ELT
Author(s): E. Diolaiti; P. Ciliegi; R. Abicca; G. Agapito; C. Arcidiacono; A. Baruffolo; M. Bellazzini; V. Biliotti; M. Bonaglia; G. Bregoli; R. Briguglio; O. Brissaud; L. Busoni; L. Carbonaro; A. Carlotti; E. Cascone; J.-J. Correia; F. Cortecchia; G. Cosentino; V. De Caprio; M. de Pascale; A. De Rosa; C. Del Vecchio; A. Delboulbé; G. Di Rico; S. Esposito; D. Fantinel; P. Feautrier; C. Felini; D. Ferruzzi; L. Fini; G. Fiorentino; I. Foppiani; M. Ghigo; C. Giordano; E. Giro; L. Gluck; F. Hénault; L. Jocou; F. Kerber; P. La Penna; S. Lafrasse; M. Lauria; E. le Coarer; M. Le Louarn; M. Lombini; Y. Magnard; E. Maiorano; F. Mannucci; M. Mapelli; E. Marchetti; D. Maurel; L. Michaud; G. Morgante; T. Moulin; S. Oberti; G. Pareschi; M. Patti; A. Puglisi; P. Rabou; R. Ragazzoni; S. Ramsay; A. Riccardi; S. Ricciardi; M. Riva; S. Rochat; F. Roussel; A. Roux; B. Salasnich; P. Saracco; L. Schreiber; M. Spavone; E. Stadler; M.-H. Sztefek; N. Ventura; C. Vérinaud; M. Xompero; A. Fontana; F. M. Zerbi
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Adaptive optics capabilities at the Large Binocular Telescope Observatory
Author(s): J. C. Christou; G. Brusa; A. Conrad; S. Esposito; T. Herbst; P. Hinz; J. M. Hill; D. L. Miller; S. Rabien; G. Rahmer; G. E. Taylor; C. Veillet; X. Zhang
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Reshaping and polishing the GeMS MCAO system
Author(s): Vincent Garrel; Gaetano Sivo; Eduardo Marin; Eleazar R. Carrasco Damele; Vanessa Montes; Manuel Lazo; Pedro Gigoux; Cristian Moreno; Chadwick A. Trujillo; Jeff Donahue; Marcos A. van Dam; Francois Rigaut; Céline d'Orgeville; Caroline Kulcsar; Remy Juvénal; Constanza Araujo Hauck; S. Mark Ammons; Benoit Neichel
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Adaptive optics operations at the Large Binocular Telescope Observatory
Author(s): Douglas L. Miller; Gregory Taylor; Julian C. Christou; Xianyu Zhang; Guido Brusa Zappellini; Gustavo Rahmer; Michael Lefebvre; Alfio Puglisi; Enrico Pinna; Simone Esposito
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GRAAL on the mountaintop
Author(s): Jérôme Paufique; Pierre-Yves Madec; Johann Kolb; Harald Kuntschner; Javier Argomedo; Mario J. Kiekebusch; Robert H. Donaldson; Robin Arsenault; Ralf Siebenmorgen; Christian Soenke; Sebastien Tordo; Ralf D. Conzelmann; Andreas Jost; Javier Reyes-Moreno; Mark Downing; Pascale Hibon; Jose Javier Valenzuela; Pierre Haguenauer
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Solar adaptive optics for 1m new vacuum solar telescope
Author(s): Changhui Rao; Lei Zhu; Xuejun Rao; Lanqiang Zhang; Hua Bao; Lin Kong; Youming Guo; Libo Zhong; Xue'an Ma; Mei Li; Cheng Wang; Xiaojun Zhang; Xinlong Fan; Donghong Chen; Zhongyi Feng; Xiaoyun Wang; Naiting Gu; Zhiyong Wang
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Performance monitoring of an AO instrument: the case of SINFONI
Author(s): Angela Cortes
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CIAO: wavefront sensors for GRAVITY
Author(s): Silvia Scheithauer; Wolfgang Brandner; Casey Deen; Tobias Adler; Henri Bonnet; Pierre Bourget; Fanny Chemla; Yann Clenet; Francoise Delplancke; Monica Ebert; Frank Eisenhauer; Michael Esselborn; Gert Finger; Eric Gendron; Adrian Glauser; Frederic Gonte; Thomas Henning; Stefan Hippler; Armin Huber; Zoltan Hubert; Gerd Jakob; Lieselotte Jochum; Laurent Jocou; Sarah Kendrew; Ralf Klein; Johann Kolb; Martin Kulas; Werner Laun; Rainer Lenzen; Marcus Mellein; Eric Müller; Javier Moreno-Ventas; Udo Neumann; Sylvain Oberti; Jürgen Ott; Laurent Pallanca; Johana Panduro; Jose Ramos; Miguel Riquelme; Ralf-Rainer Rohloff; Gérard Rousset; Nicolas Schuhler; Marcos Suarez; Gerard Zins
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System tests and on-sky commissioning of the GRAVITY-CIAO wavefront sensors
Author(s): C. Deen; J. Kolb; S. Oberti; H. Bonnet; E. Müller; Z. Hubert; G. Zins; F. Delplancke; P. Haguenauer; L. Pettazzi; P. Bourget; M. Suarez-Valles; S. Scheithauer; A. Huber; M. Esselborn; Y. Clenét; E. Gendron; W. Brandner; R. Klein; R. Lenzen; Udo Neumann; M. Kulas; J. Panduro; J. Ramos; R.-R. Rohloff; T. Henning; K. Perraut; G. Perrin; C. Straubmeier; A. Amorim; F. Eisenhauer
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Status of Hida solar adaptive optics system and experiment of tomographic wavefront sensing
Author(s): Noriaki Miura; Akira Oh-ishi; Susumu Kuwamura; Naoshi Baba; Yoichiro Hanaoka; Satoru Ueno; Yoshikazu Nakatani; Kiyoshi Ichimoto
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Laboratory results of the AOF system testing
Author(s): Johann Kolb; Pierre-Yves Madec; Robin Arsenault; Sylvain Oberti; Jérôme Paufique; Paolo La Penna; Stefan Ströbele; Robert Donaldson; Christian Soenke; Marcos Suárez Valles; Mario Kiekebusch; Javier Argomedo; Miska Le Louarn; Elise Vernet; Pierre Haguenauer; Philippe Duhoux; Emmanuel Aller-Carpentier; Jose Javier Valenzuela; Juan Carlos Guerra
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Ten years maintaining MACAO-VLTI units in operation in the Very Large Telescope at Paranal Observatory
Author(s): F. Salgado; G. Hudepohl
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MCAO with LINC-NIRVANA at LBT: preparing for first light
Author(s): T. M. Herbst; C. Arcidiacono; T. Bertram; P. Bizenberger; F. Briegel; R. Hofferbert; M. Kürster; R. Ragazzoni
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On-sky AO test bench
Author(s): Denis Brousseau; Simon Thibault; Jean-François Lavigne; Jean-Pierre Véran
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Lick Observatory's Shane telescope adaptive optics system (ShaneAO): research directions and progress
Author(s): Donald T. Gavel; Renate Kupke; Alexander R. Rudy; Srikar Srinath; Daren Dillon; Lisa A. Poyneer
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On-sky single-mode fiber coupling measurements at the Large Binocular Telescope
Author(s): Andrew Bechter; Jonathan Crass; Ryan Ketterer; Justin R. Crepp; Robert O. Reynolds; Eric Bechter; Philip Hinz; Fernando Pedichini; Michael Foley; Elliott Runburg; Eleanya E. Onuma; Scott Gaudi; Giuseppina Micela; Isabella Pagano; Charles E. Woodward
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Rejuvenation of a ten-year old AO curvature sensor: combining obsolescence correction and performance upgrade of MACAO
Author(s): P. Haguenauer; E. Fedrigo; L. Pettazzi; C. Reinero; F. Gonte; L. Pallanca; R. Frahm; J. Woillez; P. Lilley
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AOF: standalone test results of GALACSI
Author(s): P. La Penna; E. Aller Carpentier; J. Argomedo; R. Arsenault; R. D. Conzelmann; B. Delabre; R. Donaldson; F. Gago; P. Gutierrez-Cheetam; N. Hubin; 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; S. Oberti; J. Quentin; B. Sedghi; S. Ströbele; M. Suárez Valles; C. Soenke; S. Tordo; J. Vernet
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CHOUGH: spatially filtered Shack-Hartmann wave-front sensor for HOAO
Author(s): Daniel Hölck; Nazim Ali Bharmal; Cornelis M. Dubbeldam; Richard M. Myers
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SHARK-NIR: from K-band to a key instrument, a status update
Author(s): Jacopo Farinato; Francesca Bacciotti; Carlo Baffa; Andrea Baruffolo; Maria Bergomi; Angela Bongiorno; Luca Carbonaro; Elena Carolo; Alexis Carlotti; Mauro Centrone; Laird Close; Marco De Pascale; Marco Dima; Valentina D'Orazi; Simone Esposito; Daniela Fantinel; Giancarlo Farisato; Wolfgang Gaessler; Emanuele Giallongo; Davide Greggio; Olivier Guyon; Philip Hinz; Franco Lisi; Demetrio Magrin; Luca Marafatto; Lars Mohr; Manny Montoya; Fernando Pedichini; Enrico Pinna; Alfio Puglisi; Roberto Ragazzoni; Bernardo Salasnich; Marco Stangalini; Daniele Vassallo; Christophe Verinaud; Valentina Viotto
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Adaptive system for solar telescopes operating in the strongly turbulent atmosphere
Author(s): L. V. Antoshkin; N. N. Botugina; L. A. Bolbasova; M. L. Demidov; V. M. Grigoriev; O. N. Emaleev; P. A. Konyaev; E. A. Kopylov; P. G. Kovadlo; A. V. Kudryashov; V. V. Lavrinov; L. N. Lavrinova; V. P. Lukin; A. Yu. Shikhovtcev; V. D. Trifonov
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Adaptive optics on-sky demonstrator for the Anglo-Australian Telescope
Author(s): Michael Goodwin; Jessica Zheng; Jon Lawrence; Samuel Richards; Alexander Arriola; Nick Cvetojevic; Simon Gross; Barnaby Norris
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NFIRAOS in 2015: engineering for future integration of complex subsystems
Author(s): Jenny Atwood; David Andersen; Peter Byrnes; Adam Densmore; Joeleff Fitzsimmons; Glen Herriot; Alexis Hill
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GTC adaptive optics hardware electronics
Author(s): M. Núñez Cagigal; O. Tubio Araujo; R. Vilela; N. Martinez Rey; J. C. López-Ruiz; L. F. Rodríguez Ramos; C. Martín Díaz
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Analysis and comparison of the atmospheric parameters retrieved from a Ex-AO instrument with the astroclimatic monitoring system
Author(s): Juan Carlos Guerra; Julio Navarrete; J. Valenzuela; J.-F. Sauvage; T. Fusco; K. Dohlen
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Forecasts of the atmospherical parameters close to the ground at the LBT site in the context of the ALTA project
Author(s): Alessio Turchi; Elena Masciadri; Luca Fini
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AOF upgrade for VLT UT4: an 8m class HST from ground
Author(s): S. Esposito; G. Agapito; M. Bonaglia; L. Busoni; T. Fusco; B. Neichel; P. Spano; G. Bono; J. Vernet
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SOUL: the Single conjugated adaptive Optics Upgrade for LBT
Author(s): E. Pinna; S. Esposito; P. Hinz; G. Agapito; M. Bonaglia; A. Puglisi; M. Xompero; A. Riccardi; R. Briguglio; C. Arcidiacono; L. Carbonaro; L. Fini; M. Montoya; O. Durney
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Towards an automatic system for monitoring of Cn2 and wind speed profiles with GeMS
Author(s): Elena Masciadri; Benoit Neichel; Andres Guesalaga; Alessio Turchi
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Empirical Green's function approach for utilizing millisecond focal and pupil plane telemetry in exoplanet imaging
Author(s): Richard A. Frazin
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Online estimation of atmospheric turbulence parameters and outer-scale profiling
Author(s): A. Guesalaga; B. Neichel; C. Correia; T. Butterley; J. Osborn; E. Masciadri; T. Fusco; J.-F. Sauvage
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Single detector stereo-SCIDAR for Mount Stromlo
Author(s): Doris Grosse; Francis Bennet; Visa Korkiakoski; Francois Rigaut; Elliott Thorn
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Experimental results on using artificial neural networks for accurate centroiding in Shack-Hartmann wavefront sensors with elongated spots
Author(s): Amokrane Berdja; Eduardo Garcés Santibañez; Christian Dani Guzmán
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SRAO: optical design and the dual-knife-edge WFS
Author(s): Carl Ziegler; Nicholas M. Law; Andrei Tokovinin
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The statistics of atmospheric turbulence at Maunakea measured by RAVEN
Author(s): Y. H. Ono; Carlos M. Correia; O. Lardière; D. R. Andersen; S. Oya; M. Akiyama; D. Gamroth; K. Jackson; O. Martin; A. Guesalaga; C. Bradley
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Characterisation of a turbulent module for the MITHIC high-contrast imaging testbed
Author(s): A. Vigan; M. Postnikova; A. Caillat; J.-F. Sauvage; K. Dohlen; K. El Hadi; T. Fusco; M. Lamb; M. N'Diaye
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Analysis of wavefront reconstruction in 8 meter ring solar telescope
Author(s): Yichun Dai; Zhenyu Jin
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Vibrations in MagAO: resonance sources identification and first approaches for modeling and control
Author(s): Javier Garcés; Sebastián Zúñiga; Laird Close; Jared Males; Katie Morzinski; Pedro Escárate; Mario Castro; José Marchioni; Diego Rojas
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Adaptive optics for high resolution spectroscopy: a direct application with the future NIRPS spectrograph
Author(s): U. Conod; N. Blind; F. Wildi; F. Pepe
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Development of a novel three-dimensional deformable mirror with removable influence functions for high precision wavefront correction in adaptive optics system
Author(s): Lei Huang; Chenlu Zhou; Mali Gong; Xingkun Ma; Qi Bian
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AIR FLOW: airborne interferometric recombiner fluctuations of light at optical wavelengths
Author(s): Olivier Lai; Mark R. Chun; Kanoa Withington
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Turbulence profiling for adaptive optics tomographic reconstructors
Author(s): Douglas J. Laidlaw; James Osborn; Richard W. Wilson; Timothy J. Morris; Timothy Butterley; Andrew P. Reeves; Matthew J. Townson; Éric Gendron; Fabrice Vidal; Carine Morel
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Getting ready for the first on sky experiment using an ELT-scaled elongated sodium laser guide star
Author(s): Lisa Bardou; Eric Gendron; Gérard Rousset; Damien Gratadour; Fabrice Vidal; Tristan Buey; Fanny Chemla; Richard M. Myers; Timothy J. Morris; Alastair G. Basden; James Osborn; Andrew P. Reeves; Robert Gordon Talbot; Jean-Luc Gach; Eric Stadler; Philippe Feautrier; Domenico Bonaccini Calia; Thomas Pfrommer; Mauro Centrone
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SHIMM: a seeing and turbulence monitor for astronomy
Author(s): Saavidra Perera; Richard W. Wilson; James Osborn; Tim Butterley
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Closed-loop control for tip-tilt compensation on systems under vibration
Author(s): Mario Castro; Pedro Escárate; Javier Garcés; Sebastián Zúñiga; Diego Rojas; José Marchioni; Andrés Guesalaga
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On-sky demonstration of the GMT dispersed fringe phasing sensor prototype on the Magellan Telescope
Author(s): Derek Kopon; Brian McLeod; Marcos A. van Dam; Antonin Bouchez; Ken McCracken; Daniel Catropa; William Podgorski; Stuart McMuldroch; Alan Conder; Laird Close; Jared Males; Katie Morzinski; Timothy Norton
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Vibrations in MagAO: frequency-based analysis of on-sky data, resonance sources identification, and future challenges in vibrations mitigation
Author(s): Sebastián Zúñiga; Javier Garcés; Laird M. Close; Jared R. Males; Katie M. Morzinski; Pedro Escárate; Mario Castro; José Marchioni; Diego Zagals
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A testing facility at the Asiago Copernico telescope in the framework of the ADaptive Optics National laboratory of Italy: ADONI
Author(s): Simonetta Chinellato; Roberto Ragazzoni; Jacopo Farinato; Davide Greggio; Stefano Benetti; Maria Bergomi; Federico Biondi; Enrico Cappellaro; Elena Carolo; Venerio Chiomento; Marco Dima; Aldo Frigo; Marco Gullieuszik; Luigi Lessio; Demetrio Magrin; Luca Marafatto; Giorgio Martorana; Elisa Portaluri; Mauro Rebeschini; Lina Tomasella; Luciano Traverso; Massimo Turatto; Daniele Vassallo; Valentina Viotto
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CHOUGH: implementation and performance of a high-order 4m AO demonstrator
Author(s): Nazim A. Bharmal; Alastair G. Basden; Cyril J. Bourgenot; Martin Black; Cornelis M. Dubbeldam; David M. Henry; Daniel Hölck-Santibanez; Timothy J. Morris; David J. Robertson; Jürgen Schmoll; Robert G. Talbot; Eddy J. Younger; Richard M. Myers
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The bistatic geometry for Na profiling with LGS at Teide Observatory
Author(s): Julio A. Castro-Almazán; Ángel Alonso; Jesús J. Fuensalida; Domenico Bonaccini Calia; Mauro Centrone; Iciar Montilla; Marcos Reyes; Casiana Muñoz-Tuñón
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Simulation of an accelerometer-based feedforward vibration suppression in an adaptive optics system for MICADO
Author(s): Martin Glück; Jörg-Uwe Pott; Oliver Sawodny
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On the verification of NFIRAOS algorithms and performance on the HeNOS bench
Author(s): Matthias Rosensteiner; Paolo Turri; Etsuko Mieda; Jean-Pierre Véran; David R. Andersen; Glen Herriot
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DRAGON-NG: a configurable and capable AO test-bench
Author(s): Nazim A. Bharmal; Urban Bitenc; David G. Bramall; Nigel A. Dipper; Cornelis M. Dubbeldam; Andrew P. Reeves; Colin Dunlop; Stephen Rolt; Eddy J. Younger; Richard M. Myers
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William Herschel Telescope site characterization using the MOAO pathfinder CANARY on-sky data
Author(s): O. A. Martin; C. M. Correia; E. Gendron; G. Rousset; F. Vidal; T. J. Morris; A. G. Basden; R. M. Myers; Y. H. Ono; B. Neichel; T. Fusco
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An engineered design of a diffractive mask for high precision astrometry
Author(s): Kaitlin Dennison; S. Mark Ammons; Vincent Garrel; Eduardo Marin; Gaetano Sivo; Eduardo Bendek; Oliver Guyon
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Atmospheric turbulence profiling using the SLODAR technique with ARGOS at LBT
Author(s): Tommaso Mazzoni; Lorenzo Busoni; Marco Bonaglia; Simone Esposito
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The study of variability of the atmospheric turbulence in the region Lake Baykal
Author(s): E. A. Kopylov; V. P. Lukin; P. G. Kovadlo; A. Yu. Shikhovtcev
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Status of an extreme adaptive optics testbench using a self-referenced Mach-Zehnder wavefront sensor
Author(s): M. Loupias; M. Langlois; E. Thiébaut; M. Tallon; J. Leger
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Speckle lifetime in XAO coronagraphic images: temporal evolution of SPHERE coronagraphic images
Author(s): J. Milli; T. Banas; D. Mouillet; D. Mawet; J. H. Girard; A. Vigan; A. Boccaletti; M. Kasper; Zahed Wahhaj; A. M. Lagrange; J.-L. Beuzit; T. Fusco; J.-F. Sauvage; R. Galicher
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LQG adaptive optics control with wind-dependent turbulent models
Author(s): Rémy Juvénal; Caroline Kulcsár; Henri-François Raynaud; Jean-Marc Conan
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High contrast imaging of exoplanets on ELTs using a super-Nyquist wavefront control scheme
Author(s): Benjamin L. Gerard; Christian Marois
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Linear dark field control: simulation for implementation and testing on the UA wavefront control testbed
Author(s): Kelsey Miller; Olivier Guyon
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Comparison between observation and simulation of sodium LGS return flux with a 20W CW laser on Tenerife
Author(s): R. Holzlöhner; D. Bonaccini Calia; D. Bello; D. Budker; M. Centrone; I. Guidolin; W. Hackenberg; S. Lewis; G. Lombardi; I. Montilla; F. Pedichini; F. Pedreros Bustos; T. Pfrommer; M. Reyes Garcia Talavera; S. Rochester
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Polarization switching of sodium guide star laser for brightness enhancement
Author(s): Tingwei Fan; Tianhua Zhou; Yan Feng
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Natural guide-star processing for wide-field laser-assisted AO systems
Author(s): Carlos M. Correia; Benoit Neichel; Jean-Marc Conan; Cyril Petit; Jean-Francois Sauvage; Thierry Fusco; Joel D. R. Vernet; Niranjan Thatte
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LGS adaptive optics system with long-pulsed sodium laser on Lijiang 1.8 meter telescope 2014-2016 observation campaign
Author(s): Kai Wei; Min Li; Changchun Jiang; Ling Wei; Wenjia Zheng; Wenru Li; Xiaoyu Ma; Luchun Zhou; Kai Jin; Yong Bo; Junwei Zuo; Pengyuan Wang; Feng Cheng; Xiaojun Zhang; Donghong Chen; Jijiang Deng; Yang Gao; Yu Shen; Qi Bian; Ji Yao; Jiang Huang; Ruoxi Dong; Keran Deng; Qinjun Peng; Changhui Rao; Zuyan Xu; Yudong Zhang
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Green FLASH: energy efficient real-time control for AO
Author(s): D. Gratadour; N. Dipper; R. Biasi; H. Deneux; J. Bernard; J. Brule; R. Dembet; N. Doucet; F. Ferreira; E. Gendron; M. Laine; D. Perret; G. Rousset; A. Sevin; U. Bitenc; D. Geng; E. Younger; M. Andrighettoni; G. Angerer; C. Patauner; D. Pescoller; F. Porta; G. Dufourcq; A. Flaischer; J.-B. Leclere; A. Nai; P. Palazzari; D. Pretet; C. Rouaud
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The path to visible extreme adaptive optics with MagAO-2K and MagAO-X
Author(s): Jared R. Males; Laird M. Close; Olivier Guyon; Katie M. Morzinski; Philip Hinz; Simone Esposito; Enrico Pinna; Marco Xompero; Runa Briguglio; Armando Riccardi; Alfio Puglisi; Ben Mazin; Michael J. Ireland; Alycia Weinberger; Al Conrad; Matthew Kenworthy; Frans Snik; Gilles Otten; Nemanja Jovanovic; Julien Lozi
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Kaczmarz and Cimmino: iterative and layer-oriented approaches to atmospheric tomography
Author(s): Chiara Garbellotto; Michele Donini; Roberto Ragazzoni; Carmelo Arcidiacono; Andrea Baruffolo; Jacopo Farinato
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Subaru Coronagraphic eXtreme Adaptive Optics: on-sky performance of the asymmetric pupil Fourier wavefront sensor
Author(s): Frantz Martinache; Nemanja Jovanovic; Olivier Guyon
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Laser traffic control system upgrades for Maunakea
Author(s): Paul J. Stomski; Randy Campbell; Tom Cumming; Russell Kackley; Shui Kwok; Jim Thomas
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Speckle nulling wavefront control for Palomar and Keck
Author(s): Michael Bottom; Bruno Femenia; Elsa Huby; Dimitri Mawet; Richard Dekany; Jennifer Milburn; Eugene Serabyn
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The control switching adapter: a practical way to ensure bumpless switching between controllers while AO loop is engaged
Author(s): Henri-François Raynaud; Caroline Kulcsár; Rémy Juvénal; Cyril Petit
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Dimensioning the MAORY real time computer
Author(s): Laura Schreiber; Emiliano Diolaiti; Carmelo Arcidiacono; Andrea Baruffolo; Giovanni Bregoli; Enrico Cascone; Giuseppe Cosentino; Simone Esposito; Corrado Felini; Italo Foppiani; Paolo Ciliegi; Philippe Feautrier; Paolo Torroni
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Laser beam shaping simulations for generation of artificial stars constellations
Author(s): Héctor González-Núñez; Clémentine Béchet; Andrés Guesalaga
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First on-sky closed loop measurement and correction of atmospheric dispersion
Author(s): Prashant Pathak; Olivier Guyon; Nemanja Jovanovic; Julien Lozi; F. Martinache; Y. Minowa; T. Kudo; H. Takami; Y. Hayano; N. Narita
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Bridging FPGA and GPU technologies for AO real-time control
Author(s): Denis Perret; Maxime Lainé; Julien Bernard; Damien Gratadour; Arnaud Sevin
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Laser pointing camera: a valuable tool for the LGS-AO operations
Author(s): M. Centrone; D. Bonaccini Calia; F. Pedichini; A. Cerruto; A. Ricciardi; F. Ambrosino
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Fast and robust exo-planet detection in multi-spectral, multi-temporal data
Author(s): Éric Thiébaut; Loïc Denis; Laurent Mugnier; André Ferrari; David Mary; Maud Langlois; Faustine Cantalloube; Nicholas Devaney
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Planet detection down to a few λ/D: an RSDI/TLOCI approach to PSF subtraction
Author(s): Benjamin L. Gerard; Christian Marois
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Closed-loop control for laser beam shaping system before guide star projection
Author(s): Pedro Escárate; Sebastián Zúñiga; Mario Castro; Javier Garcés; Diego Zagals; José Marchioni; Mauricio Solar
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Thirty Meter Telescope narrow-field infrared adaptive optics system real-time controller prototyping results
Author(s): Malcolm Smith; Dan Kerley; Edward L. Chapin; Jennifer Dunn; Glen Herriot; Jean-Pierre Véran; Corinne Boyer; Brent Ellerbroek; Luc Gilles; Lianqi Wang
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Focal-plane electric field sensing with pupil-plane holograms
Author(s): Emiel H. Por; Christoph U. Keller
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Daylight operation of a sodium laser guide star
Author(s): Michael Hart; Stuart Jefferies; Neil Murphy
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Novel technology for reducing wavefront image processing latency
Author(s): David Barr; Noah Schwartz; Andy Vick; John Coughlan; Rob Halsall; Alastair Basden; Nigel Dipper
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Vapor cell based sodium laser guide star mechanism study lab-bench
Author(s): Hongyan Wang; Lihang Li; Ruiyao Luo; Lei Li; Yu Ning; Fengjie Xi; Xiaojun Xu
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Precise wavefront control for stellar coronagraphy: possibilities by a common-path extremely unbalanced interferometer
Author(s): Ilia Dziuban; Inna Shashkova; Pavel Frolov; Yulia Bezymyannikova; Alexander Tavrov
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Sodium vapor cell laser guide star experiments for continuous wave model validation
Author(s): Felipe Pedreros Bustos; Ronald Holzlöhner; Dmitry Budker; Steffan Lewis; Simon Rochester
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EDiFiSE full-FPGA adaptive optics: first laboratory results using the IACAT optical ground support equipment
Author(s): Haresh M. Chulani; Yolanda Martín; Jesús J. Fuensalida; Luis F. Rodríguez-Ramos; Carlos Echeandía; Marta Puga; Angel Alonso
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The progress of TMT Laser Guide Star Facility
Author(s): Min Li; Kai Wei; Jinlong Tang; Changchun Jiang; Muwen Fan; Feng Chen; Daoman Rui; Xiqi Li; Corinne Boyer; Lianqi Wang; Brent Ellerbroek; Hao Xian; Changhui Rao; Yudong Zhang
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Novel algorithm implementations in DARC: the Durham AO real-time controller
Author(s): Alastair Basden; Urban Bitenc; David Jenkins
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Development of vertical external cavity surface emitting lasers (VECSELs) for use as monochromatic and polychromatic sodium guidestars
Author(s): Shawn Hackett; Alexander R. Albrecht; Zhou Yang; Jeffrey G. Cederberg; Mansoor Sheik-Bahae; John T. McGraw; Robert L. Johnson; Jeff W. Richey
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Demonstration of the suitability of GPUs for AO real-time control at ELT scales
Author(s): Urban Bitenc; Alastair G. Basden; Nigel A. Dipper; Richard M. Myers
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Location-grouping algorithm based on limited actuators deformable mirror for high precision wavefront aberration correction in adaptive optics system
Author(s): Meng Yan; Lei Huang; Qi Bian; Chenlu Zhou; Xingkun Ma; Mali Gong
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Prediction control method to improve the dynamic performance of a close-loop adaptive optics system
Author(s): Xin-yang Li; Qi Luo; Zhao-jun Yan
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Precision astrometry with adaptive optics: constraints on the mutual orbit of Luhman 16AB from GeMS
Author(s): S. Mark Ammons; E. Victor Garcia; Maissa Salama; Benoit Neichel; Jessica Lu; Christian Marois; Bruce Macintosh; Dmitry Savransky; Eduardo Bendek; Olivier Guyon; Eduardo Marin; Vincent Garrel; Gaetano Sivo
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Optical solutions for accommodating ELT LGS wave-front sensing to small format detectors
Author(s): E. Gendron
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The Robo-AO KOI survey: laser adaptive optics imaging of every Kepler exoplanet candidate
Author(s): Carl Ziegler; Nicholas M. Law; Christoph Baranec; Tim Morton; Reed Riddle; Dani Atkinson; Larissa Nofi
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A general formalism for Fourier based wave front sensing: application to the Pyramid wave front sensors
Author(s): Olivier Fauvarque; Benoit Neichel; Thierry Fusco; Jean-Francois Sauvage; Orion Giraut
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GeMS/GSAOI performances from a user perspective
Author(s): Emanuele Dalessandro; Sara Saracino; Livia Origlia; Enrico Marchetti; Francesco R. Ferraro; Barbara Lanzoni; Douglas Geisler; Francesco Mauro
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Sensing wavefronts on resolved sources with pyramids on ELTs
Author(s): Markus Feldt; Stefan Hippler; Andreas Obereder; Remko Stuik; Thomas Bertram
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ESO adaptive optics NGSD/LGSD detector and camera controller for the E-ELT
Author(s): Javier Reyes-Moreno; Mark Downing; Nicola Di Lieto
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LIFT on Keck: analysis of performance and first experimental results
Author(s): C. Plantet; P. Wizinowich; T. Fusco; B. Neichel; S. Ragland; B. Femenia; R. Rampy
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High-z galaxies simulations: a benchmark for Global-MCAO
Author(s): Elisa Portaluri; Valentina Viotto; Marco Gullieuszik; Davide Greggio; Maria Bergomi; Federico Biondi; Marco Dima; Jacopo Farinato; Demetrio Magrin; Roberto Ragazzoni
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Experimental study of an optimised Pyramid wave-front sensor for Extremely Large Telescopes
Author(s): Charlotte Z. Bond; Kacem El Hadi; Jean-François Sauvage; Carlos Correia; Olivier Fauvarque; Didier Rabaud; Masen Lamb; Benoit Neichel; Thierry Fusco
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Novel tip-tilt sensing strategies for the laser tomography adaptive optics system of the GMT
Author(s): Marcos A. van Dam; Antonin H. Bouchez; Rodolphe Conan
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Comparative study of infrared wavefront sensing solutions for adaptive optics
Author(s): C. Plantet; T. Fusco; N. Guerineau; S. Derelle; C. Robert
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Pupil phase discontinuity measurement: comparison of different wavefront sensing concepts
Author(s): K. El Hadi; J.-F. Sauvage; K. Dohlen; T. Fusco; B. Neichel; F. Marchis; M. N'Diaye
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Correction of NIRI/ Altair non-common path aberrations using focal plane sharpening
Author(s): Jesse G. Ball; Olivier Lai; Chadwick Trujillo; John White
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Wavefront sensing using a photonic lantern
Author(s): Mark Corrigan; Robert J. Harris; Robert R. Thomson; David G. MacLachlan; Jeremy Allington-Smith; Richard Myers; Tim Morris
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High order dark wavefront sensing simulations
Author(s): Roberto Ragazzoni; Carmelo Arcidiacono; Jacopo Farinato; Valentina Viotto; Maria Bergomi; Marco Dima; Demetrio Magrin; Luca Marafatto; Davide Greggio; Elena Carolo; Daniele Vassallo
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Pyramid wavefront sensing using Laser Guide Star for 8m and ELT class telescopes
Author(s): S. Esposito; G. Agapito; C. Giordano; A. Puglisi; E. Pinna; C. Blain; C. Bradley
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A "Fast and Furious'" solution to the low-wind effect for SPHERE at the VLT
Author(s): M. J. Wilby; C. U. Keller; J.-F. Sauvage; T. Fusco; D. Mouillet; J.-L. Beuzit; K. Dohlen
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Estimating phase errors from pupil discontinuities from simulated on sky data: examples with VLT and Keck
Author(s): Masen Lamb; Carlos Correia; Jean-François Sauvage; Jean-Pierre Véran; David Andersen; Arthur Vigan; Peter Wizinowich; Marcos van Dam; Laurent Mugnier; Charlotte Bond
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Exploring the operational effects of phase diversity for the calibration of non-common path errors on NFIRAOS
Author(s): Masen Lamb; Carlos Correia; Jean-François Sauvage; David Andersen; Jean-Pierre Véran
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Fast modulation and dithering on a pyramid wavefront sensor bench
Author(s): Maaike van Kooten; Colin Bradley; Jean-Pierre Veran; Glen Herriot; Olivier Lardiere
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PWFSs on GMCAO: a different approach to the non-linearity issue
Author(s): Valentina Viotto; Maria Bergomi; Marco Dima; Jacopo Farinato; Davide Greggio; Demetrio Magrin; Elisa Portaluri; Roberto Ragazzoni; Simone Esposito; Enrico Pinna
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An achromatic low-order wavefront sensor
Author(s): Denis Brousseau; Guillaume Allain; Simon Thibault; Jean-Pierre Véran
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Dark tip-tilt sensing
Author(s): Carmelo Arcidiacono; Roberto Ragazzoni; Valentina Viotto; Maria Bergomi; Jacopo Farinato; Demetrio Magrin; Marco Dima; Marco Gullieuszik; Luca Marafatto
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Sparse aperture differential piston measurements using the pyramid wave-front sensor
Author(s): Carmelo Arcidiacono; Xinyang Chen; Zhaojun Yan; Lixin Zheng; Guido Agapito; Chaoyan Wang; Nenghong Zhu; Liyun Zhu; Jianqing Cai; Zhenghong Tang
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Laser guide star spot shrinkage for affordable wavefront sensors
Author(s): Wilfried Jahn; Emmanuel Hugot; Thierry Fusco; Benoit Neichel; Marc Ferrari; Carlos Correia; Laurent Pueyo; Kjetil Dohlen; Sandrine Pascal; Pascal Vola; Jean-François Sauvage; Kacem El Hadi; Jean Luc Gach
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Solving the MCAO partial illumination issue and laboratory results
Author(s): K. K. R. Santhakumari; C. Arcidiacono; T. Bertram; J. Berwein; T. M. Herbst; R. Ragazzoni
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Analytical expression of a long exposure coronagraphic point spread function
Author(s): Olivier Herscovici-Schiller; Laurent M. Mugnier; Jean-François Sauvage; Jean-Michel Le Duigou; Faustine Cantalloube
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Experimental result from tip-tilt measurement with a laser guide star at Yunnan Observatories
Author(s): Kai Huang; Yaoheng Xiong; Rongwang Li; Dongsheng Zhai; Yu Zhou; Yuqiang Li
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Correlation wavefront sensing for extended objects
Author(s): Matthew J. Townson; Gordon D. Love; Aglaè Kellerer; Christopher D. Saunter
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Development of an optical differentiation wavefront sensor based on binary pixelated transmission filters
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