Austin Convention Center
Austin, Texas, United States
10 - 15 June 2018
Conference 10706
Advances in Optical and Mechanical Technologies for Telescopes and Instrumentation III
Sunday - Friday 10 - 15 June 2018
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Session 1:
Atmospheric Compensation
Sunday 10 June 2018
10:50 AM - 12:10 PM
Location: CC Level 1, Ballroom B
Session Chair:
Yongtian Zhu, Nanjing Institute of Astronomical Optics & Technology (China)
Advanced technologies and instrumentation and the National Science Foundation
Paper 10706-1
Time: 10:50 AM - 11:10 AM
Author(s): Peter L. Kurczynski, The National Science Foundation (United States), Rutgers, the State Univ. of New Jersey (United States); James E. Neff, The National Science Foundation (United States)
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Innovative aspects to shrink the volume of the future laser guide star facility for the Gran Telescopio Canarias adaptive optics system
Paper 10706-2
Time: 11:10 AM - 11:30 AM
Author(s): Jorge Sánchez Capuchino, Elvio Hernández, Marcos Reyes, Iciar Montilla, Roberto Simoes, Óscar Tubío, Instituto de Astrofísica de Canarias (Spain)
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FBG development for OH suppression at innoFSPEC Potsdam (Conference Presentation)
Paper 10706-3
Time: 11:30 AM - 11:50 AM
Author(s): Martin M. Roth, Ziyang Zhang, Kalaga V. Madhav, Julia Fiebrandt, Leibniz-Institut für Astrophysik Potsdam (Germany)
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The WEAVE prime focus correction: from design to integration
Paper 10706-4
Time: 11:50 AM - 12:10 PM
Author(s): Albert Tomàs, SENER Ingeniería y Sistemas SA (Spain); Manuel Canchado, Joan Manel Casalta, SENER Ingeniería y Sistemas S.A. (Spain); Francesc Dalmases, SENER Ingeniería y Sistemas SA (Spain); Óscar Maroto, Carlos Martín-Nuño, Antonio Romero, SENER Ingeniería y Sistemas S.A. (Spain); J. Alfonso L. Aguerri, José Miguel Herreros, José Miguel Delgado Hernández, José Alonso Burgal, Instituto de Astrofísica de Canarias (Spain); Don Carlos Abrams, Kevin Dee, Émilie Lhomé, Isaac Newton Group of Telescopes (Spain); Gavin Dalton, Kevin Middleton, RALSpace, Science and Technology Facilities Council (United Kingdom), STFC Rutherford Appleton Lab. (United Kingdom); Piercarlo Bonifacio, Observatoire de Paris à Meudon (France); Scott C. Trager, Kapteyn Astronomical Institute, Univ. of Groningen (Netherlands); Antonella Vallenari, INAF - Osservatorio Astronomico di Padova (Italy); Esperanza Carrasco Licea, Instituto Nacional de Astrofísica, Óptica y Electrónica (Mexico)
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Lunch Break 12:10 PM - 1:30 PM
Session 2:
Mirror Technology
Sunday 10 June 2018
1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Location: CC Level 1, Ballroom B
Session Chair:
Myung Kyu Cho, National Optical Astronomy Observatory (United States)
Design of the fast steering secondary mirror assembly for the Giant Magellan Telescope
Paper 10706-5
Time: 1:30 PM - 1:50 PM
Author(s): Myung K. Cho, National Optical Astronomy Observatory (United States); Youra Jun, Christoph Dribusch, Jieun Ryu, The Univ. of Arizona (United States); Gary Poczulp, Ming Liang, National Optical Astronomy Observatory (United States); Sungho Lee, Jeong-Yeol Han, Ueejeong Jeong, Sanghyuk Kim, Bongkon Moon, Chang-Hee Kim, Yunjong Kim, Chan Park, Byeong-Gon Park, Korea Astronomy and Space Science Institute (Korea, Republic of); Il-Kwon Moon, Korea Research Institute of Standards and Science (Korea, Republic of); Chan-Hee Lee, Ho-Sang Kim, Institute for Advanced Engineering (Korea, Republic of); Paul Gardner, Robert Bernier, Frank Groark, Hugo Chiquito, GMTO Corp. (United States)
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Advanced mirror construction: ULE replication
Paper 10706-6
Time: 1:50 PM - 2:10 PM
Author(s): James T. Mooney, Steven Desmitt, James Bolton, Stephen Oliver, Harris Corp. (United States)
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ZERODUR mirror segment performance analytical predictions for large spaceborne telescopes based on thermally induced distortions
Paper 10706-7
Time: 2:10 PM - 2:30 PM
Author(s): Tony B. Hull, The Univ. of New Mexico (United States); Thomas Westerhoff, Clemens Kunisch, SCHOTT AG (Germany)
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A summary and analysis of NASA's strategic astrophysics technology PCOS/COR investments since program inception
Paper 10706-8
Time: 2:30 PM - 2:50 PM
Author(s): Azita Valinia, Thai Pham, Opher Ganel, NASA Goddard Space Flight Ctr. (United States)
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Alignment-free gapless segmented mirror for large telescope (Conference Presentation)
Paper 10706-9
Time: 2:50 PM - 3:10 PM
Author(s): Yasuhiro Nakahori, KYOCERA Corp. (Japan); Yuji Ikeda, Photocoding (Japan); Shinji Mukai, Yuki Nishi, Hidehito Himeno, Masahiko Horiuchi, Takeo Manome, Kamiura Masatsugu, KYOCERA Corp. (Japan)
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Application of the topography optimization technique to the design of a lightweight primary mirror for the GCT, a dual-mirror telescope proposed for the Cherenkov Telescope Array
Paper 10706-10
Time: 3:10 PM - 3:30 PM
Author(s): Jean-Laurent R. Dournaux, Observatoire de Paris à Meudon (France)
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Coffee Break 3:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Session 3:
Optical Fabrication I
Sunday 10 June 2018
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Location: CC Level 1, Ballroom B
Session Chair:
Roland Geyl, Safran Reosc (France)
Process optimization for efficient convergence in large optics fabrication
Paper 10706-11
Time: 4:00 PM - 4:20 PM
Author(s): Chang Jin Oh, Andrew E. Lowman, College of Optical Sciences, The Univ. of Arizona (United States); Hubert M. Martin, The Univ. of Arizona (United States); Greg A. Smith, College of Optical Sciences, The Univ. of Arizona (United States)
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A new mirror manufacturing technology for free space optical communication
Paper 10706-12
Time: 4:20 PM - 4:40 PM
Author(s): Robert Banham, Fabio Marioni, Giovanni Bianucci, Marco Terraneo, Giuseppe Valsecchi, Fabio E. Zocchi, Media Lario S.r.l. (Italy)
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A novel hyper-crossing tool path generation algorithm for sub-aperture polishing
Paper 10706-13
Time: 4:40 PM - 5:00 PM
Author(s): Christina Reynolds, David D. Walker, Guoyu Yu, Hongyu Li, Univ. of Huddersfield (United Kingdom)
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From today's optical programs to tomorrow's dreams through optics manufacturing
Paper 10706-14
Time: 5:00 PM - 5:20 PM
Author(s): Jessica Nelson, Optimax Systems (United States); Brian Myer, Michael Hyman, Kate Medicus, Optimax Systems, Inc. (United States)
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Topological design of lightweight additively manufactured mirrors for space
Paper 10706-15
Time: 5:20 PM - 5:40 PM
Author(s): Carolyn Atkins, UK Astronomy Technology Ctr. (United Kingdom); Charlotte Feldman, Univ. of Leicester (United Kingdom); David Brooks, Univ. College London (United Kingdom); Stephen Watson, William Cochrane, UK Astronomy Technology Ctr. (United Kingdom); Mélanie Roulet, Emmanuel Hugot, Lab. d'Astrophysique de Marseille (France); Mat Beardsley, Christopher Spindloe, STFC Rutherford Appleton Lab. (United Kingdom); Simon Alcock, Ioana-Theodora Nistea, Diamond Light Source Ltd (United Kingdom); Christian Morawe, Francois Perrin, European Synchrotron Radiation Facility (France)
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A novel approach for the realization of thin glass substrates for optical mirrors
Paper 10706-16
Time: 5:40 PM - 6:00 PM
Author(s): Gabriele Vecchi, Stefano Basso, Rodolfo Canestrari, Marta M. Civitani, Mauro Ghigo, Joanna Holyszko, Giovanni Pareschi, Bianca Salmaso, INAF - Osservatorio Astronomico di Brera (Italy)
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Monday 11 June Show All Abstracts
Monday Plenary Session
Monday 11 June 2018
8:50 AM - 10:00 AM
Location: CC Level 1, Ballroom A
Coffee Break 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Session 4:
Optical Fabrication II
Monday 11 June 2018
10:30 AM - 12:10 PM
Location: CC Level 1, Ballroom B
Session Chair:
Christopher A. Hall, QED Technologies, Inc. (United States)
The polishing of WEAVE spectrograph collimator mirror
Paper 10706-18
Time: 10:30 AM - 10:50 AM
Author(s): Rafael Izazaga, Esperanza Carrasco Licea, Instituto Nacional de Astrofísica, Óptica y Electrónica (Mexico); Andrea Hidalgo, Univ. of Oxford (United Kingdom); Gavin Dalton, Univ. of Oxford (United Kingdom), STFC Rutherford Appleton Lab. (United Kingdom); Scott C. Trager, Kapteyn Astronomical Institute, Univ. of Groningen (Netherlands); J. Alfonso L. Aguerri, Instituto de Astrofísica de Canarias (Spain); Piercarlo Bonifacio, Galaxies Etoiles Physique Instrumentation, Ctr. National de la Recherche Scientifique (France), Observatoire de Paris (France); Antonella Vallenari, INAF - Osservatorio Astronomico di Padova (Italy); Don Carlos Abrams, Isaac Newton Group of Telescopes (Spain); Kevin Middleton, STFC Rutherford Appleton Lab. (United Kingdom)
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Applying MRF to large aperture optical components, assemblies, and systems
(Canceled)
Paper 10706-19
Time: 10:50 AM - 11:10 AM
Author(s):
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NAIR: novel astronomical instrumentation through photonic reformatting
Paper 10706-20
Time: 11:10 AM - 11:30 AM
Author(s): Robert J. Harris, Landessternwarte Heidelberg (Germany); Jan Tepper, Univ. zu Köln (Germany); John Davenport, Ettore Pedretti, Dionne M. Haynes, Leibniz-Institut für Astrophysik Potsdam (Germany); Philipp Hottinger, Theodoros Anagnos, Landessternwarte Heidelberg (Germany); Abani Shankar Nayak, Yohana Herrero Alonso, Pranab J. Deka, Leibniz-Institut für Astrophysik Potsdam (Germany); Stefano Minardi, Leibniz-Institut für Astrophysik Potsdam (Germany); Andreas Quirrenbach, Landessternwarte Heidelberg (Germany); Lucas Labadie, Univ. zu Köln (Germany); Roger Haynes, Leibniz-Institut für Astrophysik Potsdam (Germany)
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Primary and secondary mirror manufacturing for COLIBRI ground follow-up telescope of the SVOM mission
Paper 10706-21
Time: 11:30 AM - 11:50 AM
Author(s): Johan Floriot, Michel Marcos, Lab. d’Astrophysique de Marseille, Aix Marseille Univ. (France), Ctr. National de la Recherche Scientifique (France); Jorge Fuentes-Fernández, Alan Watson, Salvador Cuevas Cardona, William H. Lee, Univ. Nacional Autónoma de México (Mexico); Stéphane Basa, David Corre, Marc Ferrari, Lab. d’Astrophysique de Marseille, Aix Marseille Univ. (France), Ctr. National de la Recherche Scientifique (France); E. Hugot, Lab. d'Astrophysique de Marseille (France); Kjetil Dohlen, Lab. d’Astrophysique de Marseille, Aix Marseille Univ. (France), Ctr. National de la Recherche Scientifique (France); Fernando Ángeles Uribe, Alejandro Farah Simon, Rosaliá Langarica Lebre, Elena Jiménez-Bailón, José Luis Ochoa, Fernando Quirós, Edgar Cadena, Liliana Figueroa, Univ. Nacional Autónoma de México (Mexico); Etienne Pallier, Jacqueline Platzer, Alain Klotz, Jean-Luc Atteia, Hervé Valentin, Romain Mathon, Jérémie Boy, Philippe Ambert, Jean-François Le Borgne, Institut de Recherche en Astrophysique et Planétologie, Ctr. National de la Recherche Scientifique (France), Univ. de Toulouse (France), Ctr. National d'Études Spatiales (France); Damien Dornic, Christophe Meessen, Michel Ageron, Aix Marseille Univ. (France), IN2P3-Lab. des Matériaux Avancés (France), Ctr. de Physique des Particules de Marseille, Ctr. National de la Recherche Scientifique (France); Olivier Boulade, Bertrand Cordier, Didier Dubreuil, Samuel Ronayette, Pascal Gallais, Institut de recherche sur les lois fondamentales de l'Univers, CEA-Ctr. de SACLAY (France); Auguste Le Van Suu, Pierre-Éric Blanc, François Dolon, Observatoire de Haute-Provence, Aix Marseille Univ. (France), Institut de recherche sur les lois fondamentales de l'Univers (France), Observatoire des Sciences de l’Univers - Institut Pythéas (France)
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Lunch Break 12:10 PM - 1:40 PM
Session 5:
Materials
Monday 11 June 2018
1:40 PM - 3:20 PM
Location: CC Level 1, Ballroom B
Session Chair:
Ralf Jedamzik, SCHOTT AG (Germany)
Development of ultra-lightweight and thermally stable cordierite ceramic mirrors
Paper 10706-23
Time: 1:40 PM - 2:00 PM
Author(s): Tomohiro Kamiya, Tadahito Mizutani, Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (Japan)
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Fused silica for IR telescope applications
Paper 10706-24
Time: 2:00 PM - 2:20 PM
Author(s): Frank Nuernberg, Klaus Rollmann, Heraeus Quarzglas GmbH & Co. KG (Germany)
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Advances in ZERODUR manufacturing for space and ground based telescopes
Paper 10706-25
Time: 2:20 PM - 2:40 PM
Author(s): Thomas Westerhoff, Thomas Werner, SCHOTT AG (Germany)
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Negative thermal expansion ALLVAR alloys for telescopes
Paper 10706-26
Time: 2:40 PM - 3:00 PM
Author(s): James Monroe, Jeremy S. McAllister, David S. Content, Jay Zgarba, ALLVAR (United States); Xavier R. Huerta-San Juan, Ibrahim Karaman, Texas A&M Univ. (United States)
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3D-printed optical instrumentation: practical starter designs and initial experiences
Paper 10706-27
Time: 3:00 PM - 3:20 PM
Author(s): Iain A. Steele, Helen E. Jermak, Stuart Bates, Ian P. Baker, Liverpool John Moores Univ. (United Kingdom)
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Coffee Break 3:20 PM - 3:50 PM
Session 6:
Large Optics Manufacturing
Monday 11 June 2018
3:50 PM - 5:30 PM
Location: CC Level 1, Ballroom B
Session Chair:
Dae Wook Kim, College of Optical Sciences, The Univ. of Arizona (United States)
Enabling technologies for future large optical missions: current perspectives for astronomy and Earth observation at ESA
Paper 10706-28
Time: 3:50 PM - 4:10 PM
Author(s): Pascal Hallibert, European Space Research and Technology Ctr. (Netherlands)
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Fabrication, integration and testing of 6.5m primary mirror and telescope cell assembly for the University of Tokyo Atacama Observatory (Conference Presentation)
(Canceled)
Paper 10706-29
Time: 4:10 PM - 4:30 PM
Author(s):
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Fabrication, integration and testing of 6.5m primary mirror systems for astronomical telescopes
Paper 10706-251
Time: 4:10 PM - 4:30 PM
Author(s): Chang Jin Oh, College of Optical Sciences, The Univ. of Arizona (United States)
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Manufacture of primary mirror segments for the Giant Magellan Telescope
Paper 10706-30
Time: 4:30 PM - 4:50 PM
Author(s): Hubert M. Martin, Rich Allen, Victor Gasho, Buell Jannuzi, Dae Wook Kim, Jeffrey Kingsley, Kevin Law, Adrian Loeff, Randy Lutz, Thomas McMahon, Chang Jin Oh, Michael Tuell, Stuart Weinberger, Steven C. West, The Univ. of Arizona (United States)
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ELT optics polishing: year 1 report
Paper 10706-31
Time: 4:50 PM - 5:10 PM
Author(s): Rémi Bourgois, Roland Geyl, Dominique Bardon, Nicolas Ferachoglou, Emmanuelle Harel, Safran Reosc (France)
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Fabrication of the DESI corrector lenses
Paper 10706-32
Time: 5:10 PM - 5:30 PM
Author(s): Timothy N. Miller, Robert W. Besuner, Michael E. Levi, Michael Lampton, Patrick Jelinsky, Henry Heetderks, David J. Schlegel, Jerry Edelstein, Lawrence Berkeley National Lab. (United States); Peter Doel, David Brooks, Univ. College London (United Kingdom); Stephen Kent, Fermi National Accelerator Lab. (United States); Gary Poczulp, National Optical Astronomy Observatory (United States); Michael J. Sholl, Lawrence Berkeley National Lab. (United States), Space Exploration Technologies Corp. (United States)
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Tuesday Plenary Session
Tuesday 12 June 2018
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Location: CC Level 1, Ballroom A
Coffee Break 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Session 7:
Telescope Structures and Domes
Tuesday 12 June 2018
10:30 AM - 12:10 PM
Location: CC Level 1, Ballroom B
Session Chair:
Andrew T. Sarawit, Simpson Gumpertz & Heger Inc. (United States)
ELT dome and telescope: a unique prototype in a highly seismic context
Paper 10706-33
Time: 10:30 AM - 10:50 AM
Author(s): Gianpietro Marchiori, Francesco Rampini, Stefano Mian, Guido Camata, Ludovico De Lotto, Riccardo Bressan, EIE Group s.r.l. (Italy)
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Fabrication completion and commissioning of a deployable tertiary mirror for the Keck I Telescope
Paper 10706-34
Time: 10:50 AM - 11:10 AM
Author(s): Christopher T. Ratliff, Gerald Cabak, Andrew C. Phillips, Xavier Prochaska, William Deich, Dale Sandford, Jerry Nelson, David Cowley, Alex Tripsas, Michael J. Bolte, Univ. of California Observatories (United States); Sam Park, W. M. Keck Observatory (United States); Michael Peck, Pavl Zachary, Univ. of California Observatories (United States); Truman Wold, Mike Dahler, Marc Kassis, Adam Vandenberg, W. M. Keck Observatory (United States); James Ward, Univ. of California Observatories (United States)
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Research on algorithm of optical path difference of space gravitational wave telescope
(Canceled)
Paper 10706-141
Time: 11:10 AM - 11:30 AM
Author(s):
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The realization of the M1 segment support structure for ELT
Paper 10706-249
Time: 11:10 AM - 11:30 AM
Author(s): Jan Nijenhuis, TNO (Netherlands); Erik Fritz, TNO Technical Sciences (Netherlands); Gert Witvoet, TNO Science and Industry (Netherlands)
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Aerodynamic modeling in dome seeing study of the 2.16-m telescope
(Canceled)
Paper 10706-37
Time: 11:50 AM - 12:10 PM
Author(s):
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Lunch/Exhibition Break 12:10 AM - 1:40 AM
Session 8:
Active Instruments (Active Structures, Active Optics)
Tuesday 12 June 2018
1:40 PM - 3:20 PM
Location: CC Level 1, Ballroom B
Session Chair:
Yoshinori Suematsu, National Astronomical Observatory of Japan (Japan)
Active mirrors for future space telescopes
Paper 10706-38
Time: 1:40 PM - 2:00 PM
Author(s): John Steeves, David Redding, James K. Wallace, Charles Lawrence, Todd Gaier, Randall Bartman, Jet Propulsion Lab. (United States); Raef Mikhail, Jeff Cavaco, John Vayda, AOA Xinetics (United States)
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Development challenges of a focus mechanism for EXOMARS mission submitted to the harsh Martian environment
Paper 10706-39
Time: 2:00 PM - 2:20 PM
Author(s): Lionel Kiener, Peter Spanoudakis, Antoine Verhaeghe, Gérald Perruchoud, Philippe Schwab, Mathias Gumy, Ctr. Suisse d'Electronique et de Microtechnique SA (Switzerland)
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Characterization of an f/2 freeform active mirror
Paper 10706-40
Time: 2:20 PM - 2:40 PM
Author(s): Szigfrid Farkas, MTA Research Ctr. for Astronomy and Earth Sciences (Hungary); Tibor Agócs, Gabby Aitink-Kroes, Netherlands Research School for Astronomy (Netherlands); Lee Chapman, William Cochrane, Wayne Holland, UK Astronomy Technology Ctr. (United Kingdom); Emmanuel Hugot, Lab. d'Astrophysique de Marseille (France); Fahad Iqbal, UK Astronomy Technology Ctr. (United Kingdom); Dávid Jáger, MTA Research Ctr. for Astronomy and Earth Sciences (Hungary); Michel Marcos, Lab. d'Astrophysique de Marseille (France); György Mező, MTA Research Ctr. for Astronomy and Earth Sciences (Hungary); Maria Milanova, Chris Miller, David Montgomery, UK Astronomy Technology Ctr. (United Kingdom); Michiel Rodenhuis, Netherlands Research School for Astronomy (Netherlands); Mélanie Roulet, Lab. d'Astrophysique de Marseille (France); Hermine Schnetler, UK Astronomy Technology Ctr. (United Kingdom)
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The ELT M2 and M3 cells: key design aspects
Paper 10706-41
Time: 2:40 PM - 3:00 PM
Author(s): Albert Tomas, Francesc Dalmases, Manuel Canchado, Óscar Maroto, Joan Manel Casalta, SENER Ingeniería y Sistemas S.A. (Spain); Michael Mueller, Franz Koch, European Southern Observatory (Germany)
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Advances of TNO’s electromagnetic deformable mirror development
Paper 10706-42
Time: 3:00 PM - 3:20 PM
Author(s): Stefan Kuiper, Niek Doelman, Jet Human, Rudolf Saathof, Wimar Klop, Matthew Maniscalco, TNO Technical Sciences (Netherlands)
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Coffee Break 3:20 PM - 3:50 PM
Session 9:
Technologies for Cryogenic Instruments
Tuesday 12 June 2018
3:50 PM - 5:10 PM
Location: CC Level 1, Ballroom B
Session Chair:
Ramón Navarro, NOVA Optical IR Instrumentation Group (Netherlands)
The MATISSE photometric slider: achieving sub-micrometer reproducibility under cryogenic conditions
Paper 10706-43
Time: 3:50 PM - 4:10 PM
Author(s): Felix C. M. Bettonvil, Leiden Observatory (Netherlands); Gabby Kroes, Eddy Elswijk, Menno de Haan, Rik ter Horst, Jan Kragt, Ramón Navarro, Menno Schuil, Niels Tromp, NOVA Optical Infrared Instrumentation Group (Netherlands)
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Qualification and performances of a highly repeatable cryogenic actuator
Paper 10706-44
Time: 4:10 PM - 4:30 PM
Author(s): Jean Christophe Barrière, Olivier Corpace, Axel Arhancet, Damien Bachet, Michel Berthé, Michael Carty, Bruno Duboué, Luc Dumaye, Gilles-Alphonse Durand, Jean Fontignie, Philippe Galdemard, Mickael Lacroix, Yannick Le Noa, Jérôme Martignac, Marin Prieur, Commissariat à l'Énergie Atomique (France)
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A novel design for a cryogenic angle-scanned Fabry-Pérot interferometer
Paper 10706-46
Time: 4:30 PM - 4:50 PM
Author(s): Ian T. Veenendaal, David Naylor, Brad G. Gom, Trevor Fulton, Adam Christiansen, Univ. of Lethbridge (Canada); Willem Jellema, Kapteyn Astronomical Institute, Univ. of Groningen (Netherlands); Martin Eggens, SRON Netherlands Institute for Space Research (Netherlands); Peter Ade, Cardiff Univ. (United Kingdom)
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Cryogenic cooling systems for the ELT instruments
Paper 10706-47
Time: 4:50 PM - 5:10 PM
Author(s): Gerd H. Jakob, Matteo Accardo, Marcus Haug, Volker Heinz, European Southern Observatory (Germany)
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Wednesday 13 June Show All Abstracts
Wednesday Plenary Session
Wednesday 13 June 2018
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Location: CC Level 1, Ballroom A
Coffee Break 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Session 10:
Test and Metrology I
Wednesday 13 June 2018
10:30 AM - 11:50 AM
Location: CC Level 1, Ballroom B
Session Chair:
Ralf Jedamzik, SCHOTT AG (Germany)
Measurement of large on-axis and off-axis mirrors using software configurable optical test system (SCOTS)
Paper 10706-48
Time: 10:30 AM - 10:50 AM
Author(s): Andrew E. Lowman, Greg A. Smith, College of Optical Sciences, The Univ. of Arizona (United States); Lori Harrison, Steven C. West, The Univ. of Arizona (United States); Chang Jin Oh, College of Optical Sciences, The Univ. of Arizona (United States)
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Meter-class mirror figure metrology using a 24-channel fiber interferometer
Paper 10706-49
Time: 10:50 AM - 11:10 AM
Author(s): Ronald Holzlöhner, Samuel Lévêque, Nicola Di Lieto, Juan Antonio Marrero Hernández, European Southern Observatory (Germany); Andrew Rakich, European Southern Observatory (Germany), GMTO Corp. (United States)
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High efficiency programmable CGH using DMD generated masks
Paper 10706-51
Time: 11:10 AM - 11:30 AM
Author(s): Romain Alata, Frédéric Zamkotsian, Patrick Lanzoni, Lab. d'Astrophysique de Marseille (France); Giorgio Pariani, Luca Oggioni, Andrea Bianco, INAF - Osservatorio Astronomico di Brera (Italy); Chiara Bertarelli, Politecnico di Milano (Italy)
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PHAST: plano holographic aspheric stitching technique
Paper 10706-52
Time: 11:30 AM - 11:50 AM
Author(s): Rebecca Borrelli, Cormic Merle, Malcolm N. O'Sullivan, Harris Corp. (United States)
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Lunch/Exhibition Break 11:50 AM - 1:40 PM
Session 11:
Test and Metrology II
Wednesday 13 June 2018
1:40 PM - 3:20 PM
Location: CC Level 1, Ballroom B
Session Chair:
Emmanuel Hugot, Lab. d'Astrophysique de Marseille (France)
Practical co-phasing metrology sensor for E-ELT telescope (Conference Presentation)
Paper 10706-53
Time: 1:40 PM - 2:00 PM
Author(s): Rob Snel, TNO (Netherlands)
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Efficient high-precision CCD-field lens alignment and integration process of mass-produced fast astronomical spectrograph cameras with VIRUS as an example
Paper 10706-55
Time: 2:20 PM - 2:40 PM
Author(s): Hanshin Lee, Brian L. Vattiat, Gary J. Hill, The Univ. of Texas at Austin (United States)
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DESI commissioning instrument metrology
Paper 10706-56
Time: 2:40 PM - 3:00 PM
Author(s): Rebecca A. Coles, The Ohio State Univ. (United States); David D. Brooks, University College London (United Kingdom); Mark A. Derwent, Paul Martini, Thomas P. O'Brien, Ashley J. Ross, Suk Sien Tie, The Ohio State Univ. (United States)
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VUV test of a new polarimeter for spectropolarimetric measurements on board space missions
Paper 10706-57
Time: 3:00 PM - 3:20 PM
Author(s): Maëlle Le Gal, Lab. d'Etudes Spatiales et d'Instrumentation en Astrophysique, Observatoire de Paris (France); Martin Pertenais, Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt e.V. (Germany), Lab. d'Etudes Spatiales et d'Instrumentation en Astrophysique (France); Arturo López Ariste, IRAP (France); Coralie Neiner, Lab. d'Etudes Spatiales et d'Instrumentation en Astrophysique (France); Norbert Champion, Lab. d’Études du Rayonnement et de la Matière en Astrophysique et Atmosphères (France); Youssef Younes, Galaxies Etoiles Physique Instrumentation (France); Jean-Michel Reess, Lab. d'Etudes Spatiales et d'Instrumentation en Astrophysique (France)
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Coffee Break 3:20 PM - 3:50 PM
Session 12:
Test and Metrology III
Wednesday 13 June 2018
3:50 PM - 5:10 PM
Location: CC Level 1, Ballroom B
Session Chair:
Roland Geyl, Safran Reosc (France)
Can the European ELT detect super-Earths? Measuring the contrast limit of an image-slicer spectrograph in a laboratory experiment: an update on progress
Paper 10706-58
Time: 3:50 PM - 4:10 PM
Author(s): Robert M. Barnsley, Oxford of Univ. (United Kingdom); Matthias Tecza, Univ. of Oxford (United Kingdom)
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Data analysis methods for laser frequency comb line position measurements with a Fourier transform spectrograph
Paper 10706-59
Time: 4:10 PM - 4:30 PM
Author(s): Michael Debus, Philipp Huke, Georg-August-Univ. Göttingen (Germany); Grzegorz Kowzan, Piotr Masłowski, Institute of Physics, Faculty of Physics, Astronomy and Informatics, Nicolaus Copernicus University (Poland); Ansgar Reiners, Georg-August-Univ. Göttingen (Germany)
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3D metrology with a laser tracker inside a vacuum chamber for NISP test campaign
Paper 10706-60
Time: 4:30 PM - 4:50 PM
Author(s): Anne Costille, Florent Beaumont, Éric Prieto, Michael Carle, Lab. d'Astrophysique de Marseille (France); Romain Pawlowski, Thierry Roux, Olivier Dupuy, Symétrie (France); Christophe Fabron, Lab. d'Astrophysique de Marseille (France)
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Optical assessment of the James Webb Space telescope primary and secondary mirror cryogenic alignment with a Hartmann test
Paper 10706-247
Time: 4:50 PM - 5:10 PM
Author(s): Laura E. Coyle, Taylor S. Chonis, Koby Z. Smith, J. S. Knight, D. Scott Acton, Ball Aerospace (United States); Joseph M. Howard, Lee D. Feinberg, NASA Goddard Space Flight Ctr. (United States)
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Poster Pop Presentations
Wednesday 13 June 2018
5:10 PM - 6:00 PM
Location: CC Level 1, Exhibit Hall 2
Session Chairs:
Ramón Navarro, NOVA Optical IR Instrumentation Group (Netherlands) ;
Roland Geyl, Safran Reosc (France)

Posters in this session may be displayed beginning at 10.00 on the designated day and will be available for extended viewing. The interactive poster session with authors in attendance will be Wednesday evening from 6:00 to 8:00 PM. Authors should remove their posters at the end of the poster session. Posters left displayed will be considered unwanted and will be discarded.

Poster presentation guidelines are available online.
Posters: Active Instruments (Active Structures, Active Optics)
Wednesday 13 June 2018
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location: CC Level 1, Exhibit Hall 2

Posters in this session may be displayed beginning at 10.00 on the designated day and will be available for extended viewing. The interactive poster session with authors in attendance will be Wednesday evening from 6:00 to 8:00 PM. Authors should remove their posters at the end of the poster session. Posters left displayed will be considered unwanted and will be discarded. :: :: Poster presentation guidelines are available [{http://spie.org/conferences-and-exhibitions/astronomical-telescopes-and-instrumentation/for-authors-and-presenters/poster-presentation-guidelines}+{online}].
Design and analysis of active vibration damper for telescope by linear motor
Paper 10706-99
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Author(s): Fujia Du, Zhiyong Zhang, Hao Li, Penghui Li, Nanjing Institute of Astronomical Optics & Technology (China)
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Parametric analysis of optomechanical mountings based on hexapodal kinematics
Paper 10706-100
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Author(s): Edoardo Maria Alberto Redaelli, Matteo Aliverti, Marco Riva, Giorgio Pariani, Istituto Nazionale di Astrofisica - INAF (Italy)
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Compliant mechanisms and space grade product redesign based on additive manufacturing
Paper 10706-101
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Author(s): Herve Saudan, Lionel Kiener, Gérald Perruchoud, Johan Kruis, Kaushik Vaideeswaran, Mohammad Mehdi Dadras, Ctr. Suisse d'Electronique et de Microtechnique SA (Switzerland); Frédéric Cochet, RUAG Schweiz AG (Switzerland)
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Comparison of pose error compensation for focal plane pose test platform using GRNN and CART
Paper 10706-102
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Author(s): Qiang Lu, Jianping Wang, Feifan Zhang, Zengxiang Zhou, Univ. of Science and Technology of China (China)
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Centralized or distributed control configuration
Paper 10706-103
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Author(s): Leszek Lisowski, electronics-lis (Switzerland)
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Highly integrated versatile motion control units
Paper 10706-105
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Author(s): Leszek Lisowski, electronics-lis (Switzerland); Lorenzo Zago, HEIG-VD (Switzerland)
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Posters: Large Optics Manufacturing
Wednesday 13 June 2018
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location: CC Level 1, Exhibit Hall 2

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Poster presentation guidelines are available online.
Production of М1, М2 and М3 for DAG project (Belgium, Russia): current status
Paper 10706-108
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Author(s): Magomed A. Abdulkadyrov, Aleksandr P. Semenov, Sergey P. Belousov, Nikita M. Vladimirov, Alexandr N. Ignatov, Vladimir E. Patrikeev, Vitaliy V. Pridnya, Andrey V. Polyanchikov, "Lytkarino Optical Glass Factory", JSC (Russian Federation); Ruslan K. Nasyrov, Institute of Automation and Electrometry of the Siberian Branch of RAS (Russian Federation); Olivier Pirnay, Carlo Flebus, AMOS Ltd. (Belgium); Cahit Yesilyaprak, Atatürk Üniv. (Turkey); Onur Keskin, Isik Üniv. (Turkey)
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Fabricating and testing of the trim plate for the Zwicky Transient Facility
Paper 10706-109
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Author(s): Chen Xu, Yi Zheng, Bo Li, XinNan Li, Zhe Chen, Kunxing Chen, Bin Liang, Nanjing Institute of Astronomical Optics & Technology (China)
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A prototype for the primary mirror of the ESA ARIEL mission: design and development of an off-axis 1-m diameter aluminum mirror for infrared space applications
Paper 10706-110
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Author(s): Vania Da Deppo, CNR-IFN Padova (Italy), INAF - Osservatorio Astronomico di Padova (Italy); Emanuele Pace, Univ. degli Studi di Firenze (Italy); Gianluca Morgante, INAF - IASF Bologna (Italy); Mauro Focardi, INAF - Osservatorio Astrofisico di Arcetri (Italy); Marco Terraneo, Fabio E. Zocchi, Giovanni Bianucci, Media Lario S.r.l. (Italy); Giuseppina Micela, INAF - Osservatorio Astronomico di Palermo Giuseppe S. Vaiana (Italy)
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Posters: Materials
Wednesday 13 June 2018
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location: CC Level 1, Exhibit Hall 2

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Poster presentation guidelines are available online.
The relation of surface treatment and sub-surface damage on ZERODUR
Paper 10706-112
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Author(s): Ralf Jedamzik, Peter Hartmann, Thomas Westerhoff, SCHOTT AG (Germany)
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Radioactive emission from high-index,optical glasses and atypical effects on CCDs
Paper 10706-114
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Author(s): Michael Edgar, Ross Zhelem, Lewis Waller, Australian Astronomical Observatory (Australia); Janez Kos, The Univ. of Sydney (Australia); Don Mayfield, Naveen Pai, Australian Astronomical Observatory (Australia); Andrew Sheinis, Canada-France-Hawaii Telescope (United States); Gayandhi De Silva, Australian Astronomical Observatory (Australia), The Univ. of Sydney (Australia); Jeffrey Simpson, Nicholas Stazak , Australian Astronomical Observatory (Australia)
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Advice for the use of ZERODUR at higher temperatures
Paper 10706-115
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Author(s): Ralf Jedamzik, Thomas Westerhoff, SCHOTT AG (Germany)
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Photochromic focal plane mask for MOS spectroscopy
Paper 10706-116
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Author(s): Luca Oggioni, Andrea Bianco, Marco Landoni, INAF - Osservatorio Astronomico di Brera (Italy); Lina Tomasella, Ulisse Munari, INAF - Osservatorio Astronomico di Padova (Italy); Giorgio Pariani, INAF - Osservatorio Astronomico di Brera (Italy); Chiara Bertarelli, Politecnico di Milano (Italy)
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A coating method on CFRP mirror surfaces
Paper 10706-248
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Author(s): Young-Soo Kim, Korea Astronomy and Space Science Institute (Korea, Republic of); Hee Sung Yoon, Jeung Mo Kim, Sung Won Forming (Korea, Republic of); Jeong Gyun Jang, Jeong-Yeol Han, Jihun Kim, Jakyoung Nah, Uk Won Nam, Korea Astronomy and Space Science Institute (Korea, Republic of)
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Posters: Mirror Technology
Wednesday 13 June 2018
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location: CC Level 1, Exhibit Hall 2

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Delivery of 20-micron surface segments for the 50-meter LMT primary reflector
Paper 10706-117
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Author(s): David M. Gale, Guillermo B. Hernández, Alejandra O. Rincon, Martín T. Sosa, Andrea L. Huerta, Lizeth C. Cuevas, Maribel L. Alvarez, Esteban T. Sosa, David C. Santos, Carlos T. Torres, Emilio H. Rios, Instituto Nacional de Astrofísica, Óptica y Electrónica (Mexico)
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Posters: Optical Fabrication
Wednesday 13 June 2018
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location: CC Level 1, Exhibit Hall 2

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Poster presentation guidelines are available online.
Modeling of a stepped Luneberg lens for all-sky surveys
Paper 10706-118
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Author(s): Mason Carney, Matthew A. Kenworthy, Leiden Observatory (Netherlands)
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Designing and testing a highly stable ceramic sensor platform for challenging thermoelastic requirements
Paper 10706-119
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Author(s): Mathias Krödel, ECM Engineered Ceramic Materials GmbH (Germany); Christoph Zauner, KRP Mechatec GmbH (Germany)
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Final correction by Ion Beam Figuring of thin shells for X-ray telescopes
Paper 10706-120
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Author(s): Mauro Ghigo, Stefano Basso, Marta M. Civitani, INAF - Osservatorio Astronomico di Brera (Italy); Roberto Gilli, INAF-Osservatorio Astronomico di Bologna (Italy); Giovanni Pareschi, Bianca Salmaso, Gabriele Vecchi, INAF - Osservatorio Astronomico di Brera (Italy); William Zhang, Goddard Space Flight Center - 8800 Greenbelt Rd, Greenbelt, MD 20771, USA (United States)
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Commercial availability of astronomical machined gratings by Canon
Paper 10706-121
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Author(s): Takashi Sukegawa, Yukinobu Okura, Tomonao Nakayasu, Canon Inc. (Japan)
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High resolution and wideband integrated optics infrared stationary-wave spectrometer fabricated by ultrafast laser inscription
Paper 10706-122
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Author(s): Irene Heras, Univ. Grenoble Alpes (France), Institut de Planétologie et d’Astrophysique de Grenoble, Ctr. National de la Recherche Scientifique (France); Javier R. Vázquez de Aldana, Univ. de Salamanca (Spain); Alain Morand, Univ. Grenoble Alpes (France), Ctr. National de la Recherche Scientifique (France), Grenoble INP (France); Guillermo Martin, Univ. Grenoble Alpes (France), Institut de Planétologie et d’Astrophysique de Grenoble, Ctr National de la Recherche Scientifique (France)
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The first polarimeter in astronomy to use a stress-engineered optic (SEO)
Paper 10706-123
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Author(s): Tristan Wolfe, Robert E. Stencel, Univ. of Denver (United States); Ashan Ariyawansa, Thomas G. Brown, Institute of Optics, University of Rochester (United States)
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Manufacturing of aluminum mirrors for cryogenic applications
Paper 10706-124
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Author(s): Jan Kinast, Ralph Schlegel, Knut Kleinbauer, Ralf Steinkopf, Fraunhofer-Institut für Angewandte Optik und Feinmechanik (Germany); Roman Follert, Thüringer Landessternwarte Tautenburg (Germany); Reinhold J. Dorn, Jean Louis Lizon, European Southern Observatory (Germany); Artie Hatzes, Thüringer Landessternwarte Tautenburg (Germany); Andreas Tünnermann, Fraunhofer-Institut für Angewandte Optik und Feinmechanik (Germany)
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Spectral multiplexed VPHG based on photopolymers: the first application on a spectrograph
Paper 10706-125
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Author(s): Alessio Zanutta, INAF - Osservatorio Astronomico di Brera (Italy); Eduard Muslimov, Lab. d’Astrophysique de Marseille, Aix Marseille Univ. (France); Gennady Valyavin, Sergey Fabrika, Special Astrophysical Observatory (Russian Federation); Andrea Bianco, INAF - Osservatorio Astronomico di Brera (Italy)
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High-performance integrated photonic spectrometers based on arrayed waveguide gratings in silica
Paper 10706-126
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Author(s): Ziyang Zhang, Andreas Stoll, Kalaga V. Madhav, Julia Fiebrandt, Vadim Makan, Kirill Makan, Kai Sun, Dele Zhu, Martin M. Roth, Leibniz-Institut für Astrophysik Potsdam (Germany)
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WEAVE spectrograph cameras: the polishing of the spherical lenses
Paper 10706-127
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Author(s): Rafael Izazaga, Esperanza Carrasco Licea, Andrea Alejandra Hidalgo Valadez, Instituto Nacional de Astrofísica, Óptica y Electrónica (Mexico); Daniel Aguirre-Aguirre, ICAT (Mexico); Elena Terlevich, Roberto Terlevich, Instituto Nacional de Astrofísica, Óptica y Electrónica (Mexico); Gavin Dalton, Univ. of Oxford (United Kingdom), STFC Rutherford Appleton Lab. (United Kingdom); Scott C. Trager, Kapteyn Astronomical Institute, Univ. of Groningen (Netherlands); Jose Alfonso López Aguerri, Instituto de Astrofísica de Canarias (Spain); Piercarlo Bonifacio, Galaxies Etoiles Physique Instrumentation, Ctr. National de la Recherche Scientifique (France), Observatoire de Paris (France); Antonella Vallenari, INAF - Osservatorio Astronomico di Padova (Italy); Don Carlos Abrams, Isaac Newton Group of Telescopes (Spain); Kevin Middleton, STFC Rutherford Appleton Lab. (United Kingdom)
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Probing 3M Trizact abrasive pads in the polishing and super-polishing phase of fused silica
Paper 10706-128
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Author(s): Marta M. Civitani, Joanna Holyszko, Gabriele Vecchi, INAF - Osservatorio Astronomico di Brera (Italy)
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Design of an integral field unit for SWIMS and its milling process fabrication with an ultra-high precision machine tool
Paper 10706-129
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Author(s): Yukihiro Kono, The Univ. of Tokyo (Japan); Yutaka Yamagata, RIKEN (Japan); Shin-ya Morita, Tokyo Denki Univ. (Japan); Kentaro Motohara, The Univ. of Tokyo (Japan); Shinobu Ozaki, Toshihiro Tsuzuki, National Astronomical Observatory of Japan (Japan); Hidenori Takahashi, Yutaro Kitagawa, Masahiro Konishi, Natsuko M. Kato, Yasunori Terao, Hirofumi Ohashi, Kosuke Kushibiki, The Univ. of Tokyo (Japan)
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Test plate optics manufacturing and design for the camera lenses of the WEAVE spectrograph
Paper 10706-130
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Author(s): Andrea Alejandra Hidalgo Valadez, Instituto Nacional de Astrofísica, Óptica y Electrónica (Mexico), Univ. of Oxford (United Kingdom); Esperanza Carrasco Licea, Rafael Izazaga, Instituto Nacional de Astrofísica, Óptica y Electrónica (Mexico); Gavin Dalton, Univ. of Oxford (United Kingdom), STFC Rutherford Appleton Lab. (United Kingdom); Scott C. Trager, Kapteyn Astronomical Institute, Univ. of Groningen (Netherlands); Jose Alfonso López Aguerri, Instituto de Astrofísica de Canarias (Spain); Piercarlo Bonifacio, Observatoire de Paris à Meudon (France); Antonella Vallenari, INAF - Osservatorio Astronomico di Padova (Italy); Don Carlos Abrams, Isaac Newton Group of Telescopes (Spain); Kevin Middleton, STFC Rutherford Appleton Lab. (United Kingdom)
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Posters: Technologies for Cryogenic Instruments
Wednesday 13 June 2018
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location: CC Level 1, Exhibit Hall 2

Posters in this session may be displayed beginning at 10.00 on the designated day and will be available for extended viewing. The interactive poster session with authors in attendance will be Wednesday evening from 6:00 to 8:00 PM. Authors should remove their posters at the end of the poster session. Posters left displayed will be considered unwanted and will be discarded. :: :: Poster presentation guidelines are available [{http://spie.org/conferences-and-exhibitions/astronomical-telescopes-and-instrumentation/for-authors-and-presenters/poster-presentation-guidelines}+{online}].
Thermal reliability testing of digital micromirror devices (DMDs)
Paper 10706-131
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Author(s): Gavin Hope, Aberdeen High School (United States); Devin Conley, Aidan Gray, Johns Hopkins University (United States); Stephen C. Hope, Robert Barkhouser, Stephen A. Smee, Johns Hopkins Univ. (United States); Massimo Robberto, Space Telescope Science Institute (United States)
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Testing a prototype rotary mechanism for GMTIFS
Paper 10706-134
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Author(s): Ian Price, John Hart, Ellie O'Brien, Rob Sharp, Gaston Gausachs, Gabe Bloxham, Colin Vest, James Gilbert, Brady Espeland, The Australian National Univ. (Australia)
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Applications of CMOS visible image sensor to survey of potentially hazardous asteroids using optimized ground based telescopes
Paper 10706-136
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Author(s): Stephen M. Larson, The Univ. of Arizona (United States); Gary R. Sims, Spectral Instruments, Inc. (United States); Eric J. Christensen, The Univ. of Arizona (United States)
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The pre-optics mechanism prototypes for HARMONI
Paper 10706-137
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Author(s): Elvio Hernández Suárez, José Vicente Gigante Ripoll, Instituto de Astrofísica de Canarias (Spain); Luis Fernando Rodriguez Ramos, Instituto de Astrofísica de Canarias (Spain), Univ. de La Laguna (Spain); José Miguel Herreros, Instituto de Astrofísica de Canarias (Spain); Maria Begoña García-Lorenzo, Evencio Mediavilla, Instituto de Astrofísica de Canarias (Spain), Univ. de La Laguna (Spain); Niranjan A. Thatte, Univ. of Oxford (United Kingdom); Ian Bryson, Hermine Schnetler, UK Astronomy Technology Ctr. (United Kingdom); Fraser Clarke, Matthias Tecza, Univ. of Oxford (United Kingdom)
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Composite material evaluation at cryogenic temperatures for applications in space-based far-infrared astronomical instrumentation
Paper 10706-138
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Author(s): Locke D. Spencer, Ian T. Veenendaal, David A. Naylor, Brad G. Gom, Univ. of Lethbridge (Canada); Geoffrey R. H. Sitwell, h (Canada); Adam Christiansen, Univ. of Lethbridge (Canada); Sudhakar Gunuganti, Blue Sky Spectroscopy Inc. (Canada); Martyn Jones, Richard Day, David Walker, Glyndwr Univ. (United Kingdom); Navid Zobeiry, Anoush Poursartip, Composites Research Network, The Univ. of British Columbia (Canada)
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Reflective optical system made entirely of ultra low thermal expansion ceramics: a possibility of genuine athermal cryogenic IR instrument
Paper 10706-139
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Author(s): Yuki Sarugaku, Kyoto Sangyo Univ. (Japan); Yuji Ikeda, Photocoding (Japan); Naoto Kobayashi, The Univ. of Tokyo (Japan); Takeo Manome, Kentaro Yanagibashi, Naoto Iida, Masahiko Horiuchi, Shinji Mukai, KYOCERA Corp. (Japan); Kenji Oka, Sayumi Kaji, Sohei Kondo, Kyoto Sangyo Univ. (Japan); Chikako Yasui, National Astronomical Observatory of Japan (Japan); Hideyo Kawakita, Kyoto Sangyo Univ. (Japan)
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Posters: Telescope Structures and Domes
Wednesday 13 June 2018
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location: CC Level 1, Exhibit Hall 2

Posters in this session may be displayed beginning at 10.00 on the designated day and will be available for extended viewing. The interactive poster session with authors in attendance will be Wednesday evening from 6:00 to 8:00 PM. Authors should remove their posters at the end of the poster session. Posters left displayed will be considered unwanted and will be discarded.

Poster presentation guidelines are available online.
The key technology of large telescope tracking system based on integrated super-low speed bearingless motor
Paper 10706-35
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Author(s): Changzhi Ren, Nanjing Institute of Astronomical Optics & Technology (China); Xiajie Zhang, Nanjing Institute of Astronomical Optics & Technology (China), Univ. of Chinese Academy of Sciences (China); Jin Xu, Xiao Li Song, Zhongyu Yue, Yu Ye, Nanjing Institute of Astronomical Optics & Technology (China)
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Research on active heat dissipation experimental system for focal plate
Paper 10706-140
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Author(s): Lixuan Cheng, Univ. of Science and Technology of China (China); Jianping Wang, Univ of Science and Technology of China (China); Houxi He, Zengxiang Zhou, Chao Zhai, Univ. of Science and Technology of China (China)
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Design and optimization for a 1m telescope tube
Paper 10706-142
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Author(s): Yile Xie, Guomin Wang, Yi Yu, Nanjing Institute of Astronomical Optics & Technology (China)
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GIANO-B online data reduction software at the TNG
Paper 10706-147
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Author(s): Avet Harutyunyan, Fundación Galileo Galilei - INAF (Spain); Monica Rainer, INAF - Osservatorio Astronomico di Brera (Italy); Nauzet Hernandez, Fundación Galileo Galilei - INAF (Spain); Ernesto Oliva, INAF - Osservatorio Astrofisico di Arcetri (Italy); Jose Guerra, Marcello Lodi, José San Juan Gómez, Fundación Galileo Galilei - INAF (Spain); Andrea Bignamini, INAF - Osservatorio Astronomico di Trieste (Italy); Adriano Ghedina, Francesca Ghinassi Luschi, Emilio Molinari, Fundación Galileo Galilei - INAF (Spain); Serena Benatti, Ilaria Carleo, Riccardo U. Claudi, INAF - Osservatorio Astronomico di Padova (Italy); Giuseppina Micela, INAF - Osservatorio Astronomico di Palermo Giuseppe S. Vaiana (Italy); Andrea Tozzi, Carlo Baffa, INAF - Osservatorio Astrofisico di Arcetri (Italy); Andrea Baruffolo, INAF - Osservatorio Astronomico di Padova (Italy); Valdemaro Biliotti, INAF - Osservatorio Astrofisico di Arcetri (Italy); Nicolas Buchschacher, Univ. de Genève (Switzerland); Massimo Cecconi, Rosario Cosentino, Fundación Galileo Galilei - INAF (Spain); Gilberto Falcini, INAF - Osservatorio Astrofisico di Arcetri (Italy); Daniela Fantinel, INAF - Osservatorio Astronomico di Padova (Italy); Luca Fini, INAF - Osservatorio Astrofisico di Arcetri (Italy); Alberto Galli, Fundación Galileo Galilei - INAF (Spain); Elisabetta Giani, INAF - Osservatorio Astrofisico di Arcetri (Italy); Carlos Gonzalez, Fundación Galileo Galilei - INAF (Spain); Esther Gonzalez-Alvarez, INAF - Osservatorio Astronomico di Palermo Giuseppe S. Vaiana (Italy); Manuel Gonzalez, Fundación Galileo Galilei - INAF (Spain); Raffaele Gratton, INAF - Osservatorio Astronomico di Padova (Italy); Marcos Hernandez Diaz, Fundación Galileo Galilei - INAF (Spain); Marcella Iuzzolino, Officina Stellare S.r.l. (Italy); Luca Malavolta, Univ. degli Studi di Padova (Italy); Jesus Maldonado, INAF - Osservatorio Astronomico di Palermo Giuseppe S. Vaiana (Italy); Livia Origlia, INAF - Osservatorio Astronomico di Bologna (Italy); Ennio Poretti, Hector Perez Ventura, Fundación Galileo Galilei - INAF (Spain); Alfio Puglisi, INAF - Osservatorio Astrofisico di Arcetri (Italy); Carlos Riverol, Luis Riverol, Nicoletta Sanna, Fundación Galileo Galilei - INAF (Spain); Salvatore Scuderi, INAF - Osservatorio Astrofisico di Catania (Italy); Ulf Seeman, AG Institut für Astrophysik Göttingen (Germany); Alessandro Sozzetti, INAF - Osservatorio Astrofisico di Torino (Italy); Mauro Sozzi, INAF - Osservatorio Astrofisico di Arcetri (Italy)
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Posters: Test and Metrology
Wednesday 13 June 2018
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location: CC Level 1, Exhibit Hall 2

Posters in this session may be displayed beginning at 10.00 on the designated day and will be available for extended viewing. The interactive poster session with authors in attendance will be Wednesday evening from 6:00 to 8:00 PM. Authors should remove their posters at the end of the poster session. Posters left displayed will be considered unwanted and will be discarded. :: :: Poster presentation guidelines are available [{http://spie.org/conferences-and-exhibitions/astronomical-telescopes-and-instrumentation/for-authors-and-presenters/poster-presentation-guidelines}+{online}].
Photogrammetry mapping and alignment of the LMT 50-meter primary reflector
Paper 10706-148
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Author(s): David M. Gale, Instituto Nacional de Astrofísica, Óptica y Electrónica (Mexico); Peter F. Schloerb, Univ. of Massachusetts Amherst (United States); Andrea L. Huerta, Maribel L. Alvarez, Lizeth C. Cuevas, Esteban T. Sosa, David C. Santos, Carlos T. Torres, Emilio H. Rios, Instituto Nacional de Astrofísica, Óptica y Electrónica (Mexico)
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Wavefront sensing for active alignment control of a telescope with dynamically varying pupil geometry: theory, implementation, on-sky performance
Paper 10706-150
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Author(s): Hanshin Lee, Gary J. Hill, Niv Drory, Jason Ramsey, Randy Bryant, Matthew Shetrone, The Univ. of Texas at Austin (United States)
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A Fabry-Perot etalon calibrator for the Habitable Zone Planet Finder
Paper 10706-151
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Author(s): Ryan C. Terrien, Carleton College (United States); Jeff Jennings, Scott Diddams, National Institute of Standards and Technology (United States); Mark Notcutt, Stable Laser Systems (United States); Samuel Halverson, Univ. of Pennsylvania (United States); Andrew J. Metcalf, National Institute of Standards and Technology (United States); Suvrath Mahadevan, The Pennsylvania State Univ. (United States); Connor Fredrick, Univ. of Colorado Boulder (United States); Chad F. Bender, The Univ. of Arizona (United States); Christian Schwab, Macquarie Univ. (Australia); Joe P. Ninan, The Pennsylvania State Univ. (United States); Arpita Roy, Caltech (United States)
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Near infrared throughput and stray light measurements of diffraction gratings for ELT-HARMONI
Paper 10706-152
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Author(s): John I. Capone, Myriam Rodrigues, Fraser Clarke, Univ. of Oxford (United Kingdom); Andrew Earle, STFC Rutherford Appleton Lab. (United Kingdom); Thomas Foster, Andrea Hidalgo Valadez, Ian J. Lewis, James Lynn, Univ. of Oxford (United Kingdom); Kieran OBrien, Durham Univ. (United Kingdom); Matthias Tecza, Niranjan A. Thatte, Univ. of Oxford (United Kingdom); Ian Tosh, STFC Rutherford Appleton Lab. (United Kingdom)
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Mechanical alignment of optical systems: practical limits and accuracy estimation
Paper 10706-153
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Author(s): Matteo Aliverti, Giorgio Pariani, Marco Riva, INAF - Osservatorio Astronomico di Brera (Italy); Bortolino Saggin, Marco Tarabini, Politecnico di Milano (Italy)
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Post-fabrication metrology and analysis of the LMT segmented secondary reflector
Paper 10706-154
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Author(s): Andrea L. Huerta, Instituto Nacional de Astrofísica, Óptica y Electrónica (Mexico); David R. Smith, MERLAB, P.C. (United States); David M. Gale, Carlos T. Torres, Emilio H. Rios, David C. Santos, Instituto Nacional de Astrofísica, Óptica y Electrónica (Mexico); Giuseppe Valsecchi, Giovanni Bianucci, Media Lario S.r.l. (Italy)
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Absolute Shack-Hartmann type wavefront metrology
Paper 10706-155
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Author(s): Jean-Michel Asfour, Niklas Andermahr, Dioptic GmbH (Germany)
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Development of a broadband and stable astrocomb for calibration of the Habitable Zone Planet Finder (HPF) spectrograph
Paper 10706-156
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Author(s): Connor Fredrick, Andrew J. Metcalf, Univ. of Colorado Boulder (United States), National Institute of Standards and Technology (United States); Chad Bender, The Univ. of Arizona (United States); Scott Diddams, National Institute of Standards and Technology (United States), Univ. of Colorado Boulder (United States); Samuel Halverson, Univ. of Pennsylvania (United States); Jeff Jennings, Univ. of Colorado Boulder (United States), National Institute of Standards and Technology (United States); Suvrath Mahadevan, The Pennsylvania State Univ. (United States); Steve Osterman, Johns Hopkins Univ. Applied Physics Lab., LLC (United States); Scott Papp, National Institute of Standards and Technology (United States), Univ. of Colorado Boulder (United States); Larry Ramsey, The Pennsylvania State Univ. (United States); Ryan C. Terrien, Carleton College (United States); Gabriel Ycas, National Institute of Standards and Technology (United States)
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A simple, dual knife-edge test for phasing segmented aperture space telescopes
Paper 10706-157
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Author(s): Shannon Kian Zareh, James K. Wallace, Frank Loya, David Redding, Jet Propulsion Lab. (United States)
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High precision metrology for large bandpass filters
Paper 10706-159
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Author(s): Benoît Sassolas, IN2P3-Lab. des Matériaux Avancés, Ctr. National de la Recherche Scientifique (France); Marc Bétoule, Nicolas Regnault, Institut National de Physique Nucléaire et de Physique des Particules (France), Univ. Pierre et Marie Curie (France), Univ. Paris Descartes (France); Bernard Lagrange, David Hofman, Laurent Balzarini, Lab. des Matériaux Avancés, Ctr. National de la Recherche Scientifique (France), Institut National de Physique Nucléaire et de Physique des Particules (France); Laurent Pinard, Lab. des Matériaux Avancés, Ctr. National de la Recherche Scientifique (France), Institut National de Physique Nucléaire et de Physique des Particules (France), Ctr. National de la Recherche Scientifique (France); Danielle Forest, Lab. des Matériaux Avancés, Ctr. National de la Recherche Scientifique (France), Institut National de Physique Nucléaire et de Physique des Particules (France); Gianpietro Cagnoli, Lab. des Matériaux Avancés, Ctr. National de la Recherche Scientifique (France), Institut National de Physique Nucléaire et de Physique des Particules (France), Univ. Claude Bernard Lyon 1 (France); Jean-Charles Cuillandre, CEA/IRFU/SAp, Laboratoire AIM Paris-Saclay, CNRS/INSU, (France), Université Paris Diderot, Observatoire de Paris, PSL Research University (France); Tom Benedict, Canada-France-Hawaii Telescope (United States)
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Factory characterization testing of a large precision hexapod for the LMT/GTM
Paper 10706-160
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Author(s): David R. Smith, MERLAB, P.C. (United States); Kamal Souccar, Univ. of Massachusetts Amherst (United States); David M. Gale, Maribel Lucero, Emilio Hernández, Arak Olmos, Marcos Emir Moreno, Instituto Nacional de Astrofísica, Óptica y Electrónica (Mexico); Matthieu Cuq, Pierre Noire, Romain Pawlowski, Thierry Roux, Symétrie (France)
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Dark Energy Spectroscopic Instrument (DESI) fiber positioner thermal and wind disturbance test
Paper 10706-161
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Author(s): Kai Zhang, Joseph H. Silber, Lawrence Berkeley National Lab. (United States); Henry D. Heetderks, Univ. of California, Berkeley (United States); Daniela Leitner, Lawrence Berkeley National Lab. (United States); Michael S. Schubnell, Univ. of Michigan (United States); Michael E. Levi, Gradey Wang, Lawrence Berkeley National Lab. (United States); Kevin Fanning, Univ. of Michigan (United States); Parker Fagrelius, Carl Dobson, Jessica Aguilar, Lawrence Berkeley National Lab. (United States)
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Mechanical alignment of optical system: CMMs forces and damages on optical elements
Paper 10706-162
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Author(s): Matteo Aliverti, Giorgio Pariani, Marco Riva, INAF - Osservatorio Astronomico di Brera (Italy); Bortolino Saggin, Marco Tarabini, Politecnico di Milano (Italy)
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Experimental study of breakaway system for the fast-steering secondary mirror prototype of GMT
Paper 10706-163
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Author(s): Yunjong Kim, Korea Astronomy and Space Science Institute (Korea, Republic of); Won Gi Lee, Chan-Hee Lee, Institute for Advanced Engineering (Korea, Republic of); Myung K. Cho, National Optical Astronomy Observatory (United States); Christoph Dribusch, The Univ. of Arizona (United States); Sungho Lee, Sanghyuk Kim, Chang-Hee Kim, Ueejeong Jeong, Jeong-Yeol Han, Bong-Kon Moon, Chan Park, Byeong-Gon Park, Korea Astronomy and Space Science Institute (Korea, Republic of); Youra Jun, Jieun Ryu, The Univ. of Arizona (United States); Gary Poczulp, Ming Liang, National Optical Astronomy Observatory (United States); Il-Kwon Moon, Korea Research Institute of Standards and Science (Korea, Republic of); Ho-Sang Kim, Institute for Advanced Engineering (Korea, Republic of); Paul Gardner, Robert Bernier, Frank Groark, Hugo Chiquito, GMTO Corp. (United States)
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DESI focal plate alignment
Paper 10706-164
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Author(s): Yutong Duan, Boston Univ. (United States); Joseph H. Silber, Todd M. Claybaugh, Lawrence Berkeley National Lab. (United States); Steven P. Ahlen, Boston Univ. (United States); David Brooks, University College London (United Kingdom); Gregory Tarlè, University of Michigan (United States)
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Lens mounting techniques for precise radial location of fragile lenses in the NGS2 and Veloce instruments
Paper 10706-165
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Author(s): Nicholas Herrald, Francis Bennet, Céline d'Orgeville, François Rigaut, Ian Price, James Gilbert, The Australian National Univ. (Australia)
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MADLaSR: multi-angle detector of Lambertian and specular reflectivity
Paper 10706-166
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Author(s): Lawrence Gardner, Rutgers Univ. (United States); Travis Prochaska, Luke Schmidt, Jennifer Marshall, Marcus Sauseda, Marivic Torregosa, Darren DePoy, Texas A&M Univ. (United States)
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Polarimetric testing and calibration strategies for the DKIST optical components and optical system
Paper 10706-167
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Author(s): Stacey R. Sueoka, David M. Harrington, National Solar Observatory (United States)
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Mechanical based alignment of large optical instruments: ESPRESSO as an example
Paper 10706-168
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Author(s): Giorgio Pariani, Matteo Aliverti, Matteo Genoni, Luca Oggioni, Marco Riva, INAF - Osservatorio Astronomico di Brera (Italy); Samuel Santana Tschudi, European Southern Observatory (Chile); Denis Mégevand, Observatoire Astronomique de l’Université de Genève Sauverny (Switzerland); Stefano Cristiani, INAF -Osservatorio Astronomico di Trieste (Italy); Francesco Alfonso Pepe, Observatoire Astronomique de l’Université de Genève Sauverny (Switzerland)
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Simulation analysis of the photographic noncoincidence between fiber ends and light spots under integrating sphere light source
Paper 10706-169
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Author(s): Juan Luo, Yonggang Gu, Ye Zhu, Chao Zhai, Univ. of Science and Technology of China (China)
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Optimal baffle design for flat illumination with an integrating sphere
Paper 10706-170
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Author(s): Justine Haupt, Brookhaven National Lab. (United States)
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Photogrammetry-based metrology of fiber positioner in LAMOST
Paper 10706-171
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Author(s): Lianpo Wang, Ye Zhu, Yonggang Gu, Chao Zhai, Hongzhuan Hu, Zhigang Liu, Univ. of Science and Technology of China (China)
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A multi-purpose cryogenic test facility for astronomical instrumentation
Paper 10706-172
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Author(s): Stephen March, Adrian M. Glauser, Marcel Baer, Polychronis Patapis, ETH Zürich (Switzerland)
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Thursday 14 June Show All Abstracts
Thursday Plenary Session
Thursday 14 June 2018
8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Location: CC Level 1, Ballroom A
Coffee Break 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Session 13:
Coatings, Filters and Gratings I
Thursday 14 June 2018
10:30 AM - 12:10 PM
Location: CC Level 1, Ballroom B
Session Chair:
Hélène T. Krol, CILAS (France)
High uniformity IBS coatings for the world’s largest Fabry-Perot etalon of the VTF instrument
Paper 10706-61
Time: 10:30 AM - 10:50 AM
Author(s): Laurent Pinard, Christophe Michel, Benoît Sassolas, Julien Teillon, Lab. des Matériaux Avancés, Ctr. National de la Recherche Scientifique (France), Institut National de Physique Nucléaire et de Physique des Particules (France); Gianpietro Cagnoli, Lab. des Matériaux Avancés, Ctr. National de la Recherche Scientifique (France), Institut National de Physique Nucléaire et de Physique des Particules (France); Michael Sigwarth, Thomas Kentischer, Wolfgang Schmidt, Kiepenheuer-Institut für Sonnenphysik (Germany); Bill Reichman, Zygo Corporation (United States)
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Broadband anti-reflection coating for the meter class Dark Energy Spectroscopic Instrument lenses
Paper 10706-62
Time: 10:50 AM - 11:10 AM
Author(s): Charles M. Kennemore, Debi Archer, Russ Barbaria, Joe Bertolina, Rick Dix, Katy Dodson, Sharon Doi-Okray, Aaron Gallon, Bill Sweet, Viavi Solutions Inc. (United States); Timothy N. Miller, Robert W. Besuner, Michael E. Levi, Michael Lampton, Patrick Jelinsky, Jerry Edelstein, David J. Schlegel, Jeremy S. McCauley, Henry Heetderks, Michael J. Sholl, Lawrence Berkeley National Lab. (United States); Peter Doel, David Brooks, Univ. College London (United Kingdom); Stephen Kent, Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory (United States)
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Protected silver coatings for reflectors
(Canceled)
Paper 10706-63
Time: 11:10 AM - 11:30 AM
Author(s):
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Protected silver coatings
Paper 10706-252
Time: 11:10 AM - 11:30 AM
Author(s): Matthew Maniscalco, TNO (Netherlands)
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In-situ measurement of the Subaru Telescope primary mirror reflectivity
Paper 10706-64
Time: 11:30 AM - 11:50 AM
Author(s): Hirofumi Okita, Naruhisa Takato, Subaru Telescope, NAOJ (United States); Saeko S. Hayashi, Subaru Telescope, NAOJ (Japan)
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Elimination of Mirror Recoating and Realignment: Optical Contamination Control Using First Contact Polymers on GTC, Keck, LIGO and Starshade Telescopes (Conference Presentation)
Paper 10706-65
Time: 11:50 AM - 12:10 PM
Author(s): James P. Hamilton, Univ. of Wisconsin-Platteville (United States), Photonic Cleaning Technologies (United States); Austin K. Rickertsen, Univ. of Wisconsin-Platteville (United States); Daniel P. Hamilton, David A. Giesen, Photonic Cleaning Technologies (United States)
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Lunch/Exhibition Break 12:10 PM - 1:40 PM
Session 14:
Coatings, Filters and Gratings II
Thursday 14 June 2018
1:40 PM - 3:20 PM
Location: CC Level 1, Ballroom B
Session Chair:
Hélène T. Krol, CILAS (France)
Update on UCO development of improved astronomical coatings (Conference Presentation)
Paper 10706-66
Time: 1:40 PM - 2:00 PM
Author(s): Andrew C. Phillips, Univ. of California Observatories (United States); David M. Fryauf, Nobuhiko P. Kobayashi, Univ. of California, Santa Cruz (United States), Nanostructured Energy Conversion Technology & Research (NECTAR) (United States); Brian DuPraw, Univ. of California Observatories (United States); Michael J. Bolte, Univ. of California Santa Cruz (United States)
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ELT-HIRES the high resolution spectrograph for the ELT: phase-A design of its polarimetric unit
Paper 10706-67
Time: 2:00 PM - 2:20 PM
Author(s): Igor Di Varano, Manfred Woche, Klaus G. Strassmeier, Ilya Ilyin, Michael Weber, Leibniz-Institut für Astrophysik Potsdam (Germany); Shu Yuan, Yunnan Astronomical Observatories, Chinese Academy of Sciences (China); Stefano Covino, INAF - Osservatorio Astronomico di Brera (Italy); Paolo Di Marcantonio, INAF - Osservatorio Astronomico di Trieste (Italy); Marco Landoni, Matteo Genoni, Marco Riva, INAF - Osservatorio Astronomico di Brera (Italy); Alessandro Marconi, Univ. degli Studi di Firenze (Italy)
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Carbon nanotube based optical black coatings for optical and infrared applications (Conference Presentation)
Paper 10706-68
Time: 2:20 PM - 2:40 PM
Author(s): David Carnahan, Colin Preston, Nanolab, Inc. (United States); Thomas Morgan, Nanolab (United States)
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Dense black absorbing coatings for parasitic light reduction
Paper 10706-69
Time: 2:40 PM - 3:00 PM
Author(s): Hélène T. Krol, Grégory Chauveau, Colin Bondet de la Bernardie, Baptiste Grasmuck, Dragan Stojcevski, Catherine Grèzes-Besset, CILAS (France)
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Surface relief gratings manufactured by lithographic means being a candidate for VLT MOONS instrument’s main dispersers
Paper 10706-70
Time: 3:00 PM - 3:20 PM
Author(s): Torsten Harzendorf, Dirk Michaelis, Thomas Flügel-Paul, Fraunhofer-Institut für Angewandte Optik und Feinmechanik (Germany); Andrea Bianco, INAF - Osservatorio Astronomico di Brera (Italy); Ernesto Oliva, INAF - Osservatorio Astrofisico di Arcetri (Italy); Uwe Zeitner, Fraunhofer-Institut für Angewandte Optik und Feinmechanik (Germany)
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Coffee Break 3:20 PM - 3:50 PM
Session 15:
Coatings, Filters and Gratings III
Thursday 14 June 2018
3:50 PM - 5:50 PM
Location: CC Level 1, Ballroom B
Session Chair:
Ramón Navarro, NOVA Optical IR Instrumentation Group (Netherlands)
Dispersing elements for astronomy: new trends and possibilities (Conference Presentation)
Paper 10706-71
Time: 3:50 PM - 4:10 PM
Author(s): Andrea Bianco, INAF - Osservatorio Astronomico di Brera (Italy); Rebecca Bernstein, Carnegie Observatories (United States); Antonio de Ugarte Postigo, Instituto de Astrofísica de Andalucía - CSIC (Spain); Francisco Garzón, Instituto de Astrofísica de Canarias (Spain); Wayne Holland, UK Astronomy Technology Ctr. (United Kingdom); Antonio Manescau, European Southern Observatory (Germany); Ramón Navarro, NOVA Optical Infrared Instrumentation Group, ASTRON (Netherlands); Marco Riva, INAF - Osservatorio Astronomico di Brera (Italy)
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Innovative diffraction gratings for astronomy application (Conference Presentation)
Paper 10706-72
Time: 4:10 PM - 4:30 PM
Author(s): Christophe Gombaud, HORIBA FRANCE SAS (France)
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Manufacturing silicon immersion gratings on 150-mm material
Paper 10706-73
Time: 4:30 PM - 4:50 PM
Author(s): Benjamin T. Kidder, Cynthia B. Brooks, Michelle M. Grigas, Sierra Hickman, Daniel T. Jaffe, The Univ. of Texas at Austin (United States)
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High efficiency transmission grating for the ESO CUBES UV spectrograph
Paper 10706-74
Time: 4:50 PM - 5:10 PM
Author(s): Frank Burmeister, Thomas Flügel-Paul, Uwe Zeitner, Fraunhofer-Institut für Angewandte Optik und Feinmechanik (Germany); Beatriz Barbuy, Instituto de Astronomia, Geofísica e Ciências Atmosféricas, Univ. de São Paulo (Brazil); Vanessa Macanhan, Bruno Castilho, Clemens Gneiding, Lab. Nacional de Astrofísica (Brazil); Paul Bristow, Hans Dekker, Luca Pasquini, European Southern Observatory (Germany)
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New opportunities of freeform gratings using diamond machining
Paper 10706-75
Time: 5:10 PM - 5:30 PM
Author(s): Cyril Bourgenot, Ariadna Calcines, Ray M. Sharples, Durham Univ. (United Kingdom)
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Convex blazed gratings for high throughput spectrographs
Paper 10706-76
Time: 5:30 PM - 5:50 PM
Author(s): Frédéric Zamkotsian, Lab. d'Astrophysique de Marseille (France); Igor Zhurminsky, Ctr. Suisse d'Electronique et de Microtechnique SA (Switzerland); Patrick Lanzoni, Nicolas Tchoubaklian, Lab. d'Astrophysique de Marseille (France); Christian Schneider, Sören Fricke, Marc Schnieper, Fabian Lütolf, Ctr. Suisse d'Electronique et de Microtechnique SA (Switzerland)
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Posters: Atmospheric Compensation
Thursday 14 June 2018
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location: CC Level 1, Exhibit Hall 2

Posters in this session may be displayed beginning at 10.00 on the designated day and will be available for extended viewing. The interactive poster session with authors in attendance will be Thursday evening from 6:00 to 8:00 PM. Authors should remove their posters at the end of the poster session. Posters left displayed will be considered unwanted and will be discarded. :: :: Poster presentation guidelines are available [{http://spie.org/conferences-and-exhibitions/astronomical-telescopes-and-instrumentation/for-authors-and-presenters/poster-presentation-guidelines}+{online}].
On the origin of core-to-core variations in multi-core fibre Bragg gratings
Paper 10706-174
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Author(s): Simon C. Ellis, Australian Astronomical Observatory (Australia); Seong-Sik Min, Sergio G. Leon-Saval, Joss Bland-Hawthorn, The Univ. of Sydney (Australia)
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On the modal throughput of photonic lanterns in the presence of partial adaptive optic correction
Paper 10706-175
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Author(s): Momen Diab, Stefano Minardi, Leibniz-Institut für Astrophysik Potsdam (Germany)
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Lateral displacement bi-plate for DIMM
Paper 10706-176
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Author(s): Félix Gracia Témich, José Luis Rasilla Piñeiro, José Miguel Delgado Hernández, Instituto de Astrofísica de Canarias (Spain)
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Posters: Coatings, Filters and Gratings
Thursday 14 June 2018
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location: CC Level 1, Exhibit Hall 2

Posters in this session may be displayed beginning at 10.00 on the designated day and will be available for extended viewing. The interactive poster session with authors in attendance will be Thursday evening from 6:00 to 8:00 PM. Authors should remove their posters at the end of the poster session. Posters left displayed will be considered unwanted and will be discarded. :: :: Poster presentation guidelines are available [{http://spie.org/conferences-and-exhibitions/astronomical-telescopes-and-instrumentation/for-authors-and-presenters/poster-presentation-guidelines}+{online}].
New type of echelle gratings with integrated cross-disperser functionality
Paper 10706-177
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Author(s): Thomas Flügel-Paul, Torsten Harzendorf, Dirk Michaelis, Frank Burmeister, Fraunhofer-Institut für Angewandte Optik und Feinmechanik (Germany); Ernesto Oliva, INAF - Osservatorio Astrofisico di Arcetri (Italy); Andrea Bianco, INAF - Osservatorio Astronomico di Brera (Italy); Uwe Zeitner, Fraunhofer-Institut für Angewandte Optik und Feinmechanik (Germany)
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Low-temperature atomic layer deposition of aluminum oxide scaled up to a 36" chamber for observatory optics
Paper 10706-178
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Author(s): David M. Fryauf, Univ. of California, Santa Cruz (United States); Andrew C. Phillips, Michael J. Bolte, Univ. of California Observatories (United States); Aaron Feldman, Gary S. Tompa, Structured Materials Industries Inc. (United States); Nobuhiko P. Kobayashi, Univ. of California Observatories (United States)
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Dichroic and anti-reflective coatings for astronomical instrumentation
Paper 10706-179
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Author(s): Christophe Michel, Eléonore Barthélémy-Mazot, David Hofman, Laurent Pinard, Benoît Sassolas, Julien Teillon, Lab. des Matériaux Avancés, Ctr. National de la Recherche Scientifique (France), Institut National de Physique Nucléaire et de Physique des Particules (France); Gianpietro Cagnoli, Lab. des Matériaux Avancés, Ctr. National de la Recherche Scientifique (France), Institut National de Physique Nucléaire et de Physique des Particules (France), Institut Lumière Matière, Univ. Claude Bernard Lyon1 (France)
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Design, fabrication, and test of a patterned optical filter array for the Europa Imaging System (EIS)
Paper 10706-181
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Author(s): Kyle J. Ryan, Johns Hopkins Univ. Applied Physics Lab., LLC (United States); Jeffrey Pool, Pixelteq, Inc. (United States); Heather Lovelady, Pixelteq, Inc. (United States); Steven N. Osterman, Johns Hopkins Univ. Applied Physics Lab., LLC (United States)
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Optimizing the efficiency of Fabry-Perot interferometers with silicon-substrate mirrors
Paper 10706-182
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Author(s): Nicholas F. Cothard, Mahiro Abe, Thomas Nikola, Gordon Stacey, German Cortes, Patricio Gallardo, Brian Koopman, Michael Niemack, Stephen Parshley, Eve M. Vavagiakis, Kenny Vetter, Cornell Univ. (United States)
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Photopolymer-based VPHGs for astronomy: update and new possibilities
Paper 10706-183
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Author(s): Paola Galli, Politecnico di Milano (Italy); Alessio Zanutta, Chiara Righi, Andrea Bianco, INAF - Osservatorio Astronomico di Brera (Italy)
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New over-octave VPHG architecture for DOLORES spectrograph at TNG
Paper 10706-184
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Author(s): Alessio Zanutta, INAF - Osservatorio Astronomico di Brera (Italy); Paola Galli, Politecnico di Milano (Italy); Vania Lorenzi, Fundación Galileo Galilei - INAF (Spain); Emilio Molinari, Fundación Galileo Galilei - INAF (Spain), INAF - Osservatorio Astronomico di Cagliari (Italy); Marco Landoni, INAF - Osservatorio Astronomico di Brera (Italy); Chiara Righi, Univ. degli Studi dell'Insubria (Italy); Andrea Bianco, INAF - Osservatorio Astronomico di Brera (Italy)
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Towards a multi-input astrophotonic AWG spectrograph
Paper 10706-185
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Author(s): Pradip R. Gatkine, Univ. of Maryland, College Park (United States); Sylvain Veilleux, Univ. of Maryland, College Park (United States), Joint Space-Science Institute (United States); Yiwen Hu, Univ. of Maryland, College Park (United States); Joss Bland-Hawthorn, The Univ. of Sydney (United States); Mario Dagenais, Univ. of Maryland, College Park (United States)
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Hemispherical total reflectance from 2 to 25 micron wavelength for vacuum compatible IR black coatings
Paper 10706-186
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Author(s): Paul J. Kuzmenko, Lawrence Livermore National Lab. (United States); Jason G. Zeibel, U.S. Army Night Vision & Electronic Sensors Directorate (United States); Quyen Huynh, MTEQ, Inc. (United States)
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Higher dispersion and efficiency Bragg gratings for optical spectroscopy
Paper 10706-187
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Author(s): Will Saunders, Australian Astronomical Observatory (Australia); Kai Zhang, Nanjing Institute of Astronomical Optics & Technology (China); Thomas Flügel-Paul, Fraunhofer-Institut für Angewandte Optik und Feinmechanik (Germany)
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Design of freeform diffraction gratings: performance, limitations and potential applications
Paper 10706-188
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Author(s): Ariadna Calcines, Cyril Bourgenot, Ray M. Sharples, Durham Univ. (United Kingdom)
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Machining of ZnSe grisms for the Rapid Infrared Imager Spectrograph (RIMAS): effect of diamond crystal orientation
Paper 10706-189
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Author(s): Paul J. Kuzmenko, Steve L. Little, Lawrence Livermore National Lab. (United States); Alexander S. Kutyrev, NASA Goddard Space Flight Ctr. (United States); Michael Hunter, Chardon Tool (United States)
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VPHGs for WEAVE: design, manufacturing and characterization
Paper 10706-190
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Author(s): Andrea Bianco, Giorgio Pariani, Matteo Aliverti, Alessio Zanutta, INAF - Osservatorio Astronomico di Brera (Italy); James A. Arns, Kaiser Optical Systems, Inc. (United States); Johan Pragt, ASTRON (Netherlands); Remko Stuik, Leiden Observatory (Netherlands); Kevin Middleton, Ian Tosh, STFC Rutherford Appleton Lab. (United Kingdom); Gavin Dalton, Univ. of Oxford (United Kingdom); Scott C. Trager, Univ of Groningen (Netherlands); Don Carlos Abrams, Isaac Newton Group of Telescopes (Spain); Jose Alfonso Lopez Aguerri, Instituto de Astrofísica de Canarias (Spain); Piercarlo Bonifacio, Observatoire de Paris (France); Antonella Vallenari, INAF - Osservatorio Astronomico di Padova (Italy); Esperanza Carrasco Licea, Instituto Nacional de Astrofísica, Óptica y Electrónica (Mexico)
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Process and metrology developments in the production of immersion gratings
Paper 10706-191
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Author(s): Cynthia B. Brooks, Benjamin T. Kidder, Michelle M. Grigas, Daniel T. Jaffe, The Univ. of Texas at Austin (United States)
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Micro-ring resonator-based suppression of atmospheric OH emission for infrared spectroscopy
Paper 10706-192
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Author(s): Kyler Kuehn, Simon C. Ellis, Australian Astronomical Observatory (Australia); Steve Kuhlmann, Argonne National Lab. (United States); Nathaniel Stern, Northwestern Univ. (United States); Harold Spinka, Argonne National Lab. (United States); Ravi Gupta, Lawrence Berkeley National Lab. (United States); Pufan Liu, Northwestern Univ. (United States); David Underwood, Leo Ocola, Argonne National Lab. (United States); Guohua Wei, Northwestern Univ. (United States)
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ELT-HIRES the high resolution spectrograph for the ELT: optical design studies for the polarimetric unit
Paper 10706-193
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Author(s): Manfred Woche, Igor Di Varano, Klaus G. Strassmeier, Michael Weber, Leibniz-Institut für Astrophysik Potsdam (Germany); Uwe Laux, Thüringer Landessternwarte Tautenburg (Germany); Marco Riva, INAF - Osservatorio Astronomico di Brera (Italy)
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Testing of a germanium immersion grating
Paper 10706-194
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Author(s): Matthew J. Richter, Univ. of California, Davis (United States); Peter T. Zell, Jeffrey S. Logan, Robert E. McMurray, NASA Ames Research Ctr. (United States); Curtis N. DeWitt, Karl W. Kaess, Isaiah B. Santistevan, Edward J. Montiel, Univ. of California, Davis (United States); Adwin Boogert, Univ. of Hawai'i (United States); Thomas P. Greene, Scott A. Sandford, NASA Ames Research Ctr. (United States); Takashi Sukegawa, Canon Inc. (Japan); Paul J. Kuzmenko, Lawrence Livermore National Lab. (United States)
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Characterization of the reflectivity of various black materials II
Paper 10706-195
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Author(s): Luke M. Schmidt, Madelynn Gomez, Doyeon Kim, Michael Torregosa, Marcus Sauseda, Travis Prochaska, Darren L. DePoy, Jennifer L. Marshall, Lawrence Gardner, Walter Grant, Texas A&M Univ. (United States)
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Characterization of the reflectivity of various white materials
Paper 10706-196
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Author(s): Luke M. Schmidt, Madelynn Gomez, Doyeon Kim, Michael Torregosa, Marcus Sauseda, Travis Prochaska, Darren L. DePoy, Jennifer L. Marshall, Lawrence Gardner, Walter Grant, Texas A&M Univ. (United States)
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Antireflective coatings for the red camera of WEAVE spectrograph
Paper 10706-197
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Author(s): Rafael Ortiz, Esperanza E. Carrasco Licea, Instituto Nacional de Astrofísica, Óptica y Electrónica (Mexico); Gonzalo Páez, Centro de Investigaciones en Óptica, A.C. (Mexico); J. Reyes, Instituto Nacional de Astrofísica, Óptica y Electrónica (Mexico); Andrea Hidalgo, l (United Kingdom); Gavin Dalton, Univ. of Oxford (United Kingdom), STFC Rutherford Appleton Lab. (United Kingdom); Scott Trager, Kapteyn Astronomical Institute (Netherlands); J. Alfonso L. Aguerri, Instituto de Astrofísica de Canarias (Spain); Piercarlo Bonifacio, GEPI, Observatoire de Paris à Meudon, CNRS (France); Antonella Vallenari, INAF - Osservatorio Astronomico di Padova (Italy); Don Carlos Abrams, Isaac Newton Group of Telescopes (Spain); Kevin Middleton, STFC Rutherford Appleton Lab. (United Kingdom)
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MEGARA anti-reflective coatings: theoretical and observed throughput estimations
Paper 10706-198
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Author(s): Rafael Ortiz, Esperanza E. Carrasco Licea, Instituto Nacional de Astrofísica, Óptica y Electrónica (Mexico); Gonzalo Páez, O. Pompa, Centro de Investigaciones en Óptica, A.C. (Mexico); E. Sánchez-Blanco, FRACTAL S.L.N.E. (Spain); A. Gil de Paz, J. Gallego, Univ. Complutense de Madrid (Spain); J. Iglesias-Páramo, Instituto de Astrofísica de Andalucía - CSIC (Spain)
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Posters: Coronography and High Contrast Imaging
Thursday 14 June 2018
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location: CC Level 1, Exhibit Hall 2

Posters in this session may be displayed beginning at 10.00 on the designated day and will be available for extended viewing. The interactive poster session with authors in attendance will be Thursday evening from 6:00 to 8:00 PM. Authors should remove their posters at the end of the poster session. Posters left displayed will be considered unwanted and will be discarded. :: :: Poster presentation guidelines are available [{http://spie.org/conferences-and-exhibitions/astronomical-telescopes-and-instrumentation/for-authors-and-presenters/poster-presentation-guidelines}+{online}].
Fully broadband vAPP coronagraphs enabling polarimetric high contrast imaging
Paper 10706-199
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Author(s): Steven P. Bos, David S. Doelman, Jos de Boer, Emiel H. Por, Leiden Observatory (Netherlands); Barnaby Norris, The Univ. of Sydney (Australia); Michael J. Escuti, North Carolina State Univ. (United States); Frans Snik, Leiden Observatory (Netherlands)
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Phase-induced amplitude apodization complex-mask coronagraph tolerancing and analysis
Paper 10706-200
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Author(s): Justin Knight, Olivier Guyon, The Univ. of Arizona (United States); Julien Lozi, Subaru Telescope, NAOJ (United States); Nemanja Jovanovic, Caltech Optical Observatories (United States); Jared Males, The Univ. of Arizona (United States)
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A simple optimized amplitude pupil mask for attempting to direct imaging of Proxima b with SPHERE/ZIMPOL at VLT
Paper 10706-201
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Author(s): Polychronis Patapis, Jonas G. Kuhn, Hans Martin Schmid, ETH Zürich (Switzerland)
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Performance and characterization of direct write techniques on multi-core fibers for the SCAR coronagraph
Paper 10706-202
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Author(s): Sebastiaan Y. Haffert, Leiden Univ. (Netherlands); Matthias Blaicher, Philipp-Immanuel Dietrich, Institut für Photonik und Quantenelektronik (IPQ), Karlsruher Institut für Technologie (Germany); Itandehui Gris-Sánchez, ICFO - Institut de Ciències Fotòniques (Spain), The Barcelona Institute of Science and Technology (Spain); Tim A. Birks, Univ. of Bath (United Kingdom); Christian Koos, Institut für Photonik und Quantenelektronik (IPQ), Karlsruher Institut für Technologie (Germany)
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First light of the High Contrast Integral Field Spectrograph (HCIFS)
Paper 10706-204
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Author(s): Christian Delacroix, He Sun, Michael Galvin, Princeton Univ. (United States); Mary Anne Limbach, Exoplanet Consulting (United States); Tyler D. Groff, Maxime Rizzo, NASA Goddard Space Flight Ctr. (United States); Matthew Grossman, Katherine Mumm, Jeremy Kasdin, Princeton Univ. (United States)
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Development of low-scatter optical edges for starshades
Paper 10706-205
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Author(s): John Steeves, Jet Propulsion Lab. (United States); Hyeong J. Lee, Evan Hilgemann, Dylan McKeithen, Christine Bradley, David Webb, Stuart Shaklan, Stefan Martin, Douglas Lisman, Jet Propulsion Laboratory (United States)
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Focal-plane phase-apodized vortex coronagraphy for centrally obscured telescopes
Paper 10706-206
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Author(s): Emiel H. Por, Leiden Observatory (Netherlands)
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SCExAO: new high-performance coronagraphs ready for science
Paper 10706-207
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Author(s): Julien Lozi, Subaru Telescope, NAOJ (United States); Olivier Guyon, Subaru Telescope, NAOJ (United States), The Univ. of Arizona (United States), National Institutes of Natural Sciences (Japan); Nemanja Jovanovic, Caltech (United States); Prashant Pathak, Nour Skaf, Ananya Sahoo, Subaru Telescope, NAOJ (United States); Frantz Martinache, Observatoire de la Côte d'Azur (France); Garima Singh, Jet Propulsion Lab. (United States); Jonas G. Kuhn, ETH Zürich (Switzerland); Eugene Serabyn, Jet Propulsion Lab. (United States); Naoshi Murakami, Hokkaido Univ. (Japan); Jun Nishikawa, National Astronomical Observatory of Japan (Japan); Frans Snik, David S. Doelman, Leiden Univ. (Netherlands); Ben Mazin, Alex Walter, Univ. of California, Santa Barbara (United States); Tomoyuki Kudo, Subaru Telescope, NAOJ (United States); Tyler D. Groff, NASA Goddard Space Flight Ctr. (United States); Jeffrey Chilcote, Stanford Univ. (United States); Jeremy Kasdin, Princeton Univ. (United States); Motohide Tamura, National Astronomical Observatory of Japan (United States); Thayne Currie, Subaru Telescope, NAOJ (United States)
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PIAA coronagraph for Origins Space telescope (OST) mid-infrared imager, spectrometer, coronagraph (MISC) instrument
Paper 10706-208
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Author(s): Naofumi Fujishiro, Teikyo Univ. (Japan); Itsuki Sakon, The Univ. of Tokyo (Japan); Keigo Enya, Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (Japan); Olivier Guyon, Subaru Telescope, NAOJ (United States); Jun Nishikawa, National Astronomical Observatory of Japan (Japan); Naoshi Murakami, Hokkaido Univ. (Japan); Takayuki Kotani, Motohide Tamura, National Astronomical Observatory of Japan (Japan); Aoi Takahashi, Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (Japan); Thomas L. Roellig, Kimberly Ennico-Smith, NASA Ames Research Ctr. (United States)
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High-contrast apodization baffle for instruments onboard solar system exploration missions
Paper 10706-209
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Author(s): Keigo Enya, Atsushi Yamazaki, Institute of Space and Astronautical Science (Japan); Hiromu Nakagawa, N. Terada, Tohoku Univ. (Japan); Naofumi Fujishiro, Teikyo Univ. (Japan); A. Motoyoshi, O. Moriwaki, Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corp. (Japan)
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Posters: Multi Object Spectroscopy
Thursday 14 June 2018
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location: CC Level 1, Exhibit Hall 2

Posters in this session may be displayed beginning at 10.00 on the designated day and will be available for extended viewing. The interactive poster session with authors in attendance will be Thursday evening from 6:00 to 8:00 PM. Authors should remove their posters at the end of the poster session. Posters left displayed will be considered unwanted and will be discarded. :: :: Poster presentation guidelines are available [{http://spie.org/conferences-and-exhibitions/astronomical-telescopes-and-instrumentation/for-authors-and-presenters/poster-presentation-guidelines}+{online}].
Multiple rooks of chess: a generic integral field unit deployment technique
Paper 10706-210
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Author(s): Sabyasachi Chattopadhyay, Anamparambu Ramaprakash, Pravin Khodade, Kabir Chakravarti, Shabbir Shaikh, Inter-Univ. Ctr. for Astronomy and Astrophysics (India); Haeun Chung, Korea Institute for Advanced Study (Korea, Republic of); Sungwook E. Hong, Korea Astronomy and Space Science Institute (Korea, Republic of)
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Scattered light testing of digital micromirror devices (DMDs)
Paper 10706-212
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Author(s): Aidan Gray, Univ. of Maryland, Baltimore (United States); Robert Barkhouser, Stephen C. Hope, Stephen A. Smee, Johns Hopkins Univ. (United States); Massimo Robberto, Space Telescope Science Institute (United States)
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A micro-optical fiber positioner
Paper 10706-213
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Author(s): Hongzhuan Hu, Jianping Wang, Zhigang Liu, Zengqiang Zhou, Chao Zhai, Jiaru Chu, Univ. of Science and Technology of China (China)
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Posters: Optical Fibers and Positioners
Thursday 14 June 2018
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location: CC Level 1, Exhibit Hall 2

Posters in this session may be displayed beginning at 10.00 on the designated day and will be available for extended viewing. The interactive poster session with authors in attendance will be Thursday evening from 6:00 to 8:00 PM. Authors should remove their posters at the end of the poster session. Posters left displayed will be considered unwanted and will be discarded.

Poster presentation guidelines are available online.
A new tilting-spine, grid-based fibre positioner concept that stays pupil centric and in focus
(Canceled)
Paper 10706-80
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Author(s):
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Optical fiber modal noise suppression in the NIR region using multicore fiber and photonic lanterns
Paper 10706-214
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Author(s): Dionne M. Haynes, Leibniz-Institut für Astrophysik Potsdam (Germany); Itandehui Gris-Sánchez, Tim A. Birks, Univ. of Bath (United Kingdom); Roger Haynes, Leibniz-Institut für Astrophysik Potsdam (Germany)
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Final characteristics and performances of the fibres of MOONS
(Canceled)
Paper 10706-215
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Author(s):
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TAIPAN: a massively multiplexed spectroscopic instrument with rapid reconfiguration capabilities
Paper 10706-216
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Author(s): Kyler Kuehn, Jon Lawrence, Nuria Lorente, David Brown, Rebecca A. Brown, Slavko Mali, Lewis Waller, Rolf Muller, Scott Case, Vlad Churilov, Ross Zhelem, Michael Goodwin, Naveen Pai, Urs Klauser, Tony Farrell, Pascal Xavier, Minh Vuong, Carlos Bacigalupo, Robert Brookfield, Carl Holmesby, Steve Chapman, Australian Astronomical Observatory (Australia)
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Dynamic position accuracy analysis of fiber positioner
Paper 10706-218
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Author(s): Feng Cheng, Yonggang Gu, Hongzhuan Hu, Chao Zhai, Univ. of Science and Technology of China (China)
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Evaluation and optimization of optical hollow fiber and rectangular hollow waveguide coupler as applications of future mid-infrared heterodyne spectrometer
Paper 10706-219
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Author(s): Kosuke Takami, Hiromu Nakagawa, Takashi Katagiri, Tohoku Univ. (Japan); Oleg Benderov, Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology (Russian Federation); Yasuhiro Hirahara, Nagoya Univ. (Japan); Yasumasa Kasaba, Tohoku Univ. (Japan); Alexander V. Rodin, Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology (Russian Federation); Isao Murata, Shin Tamura, Takeshi Sakanoi, Tohoku Univ. (Japan)
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New-generation hexabundles: development and initial results
Paper 10706-220
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Author(s): Rebecca A. Brown, Australian Astronomical Observatory (Australia), The Univ. of Sydney (Australia); Haobing A. Wang, The Univ. of Sydney (Australia); Julia J. Bryant, Australian Astronomical Observatory (Australia), The Univ. of Sydney (Australia); Sergio G. Leon-Saval, The Univ. of Sydney (Australia)
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Influence of optical fiber positioning accuracy on IFU performance
Paper 10706-221
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Author(s): Weimin Sun, Le Yu, Xiren Jin, Qi Yan, Tao Geng, Xudong Chen, Hang Jiang, Qiong Zhang, Rong Zhao, Harbin Engineering Univ. (China)
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Position control of BLDC motors
Paper 10706-223
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Author(s): Guanxi Chen, Yi Kan, Yuran Shen, Zhigang Liu, Chao Zhai, Yonggang Gu, Univ. of Science and Technology of China (China)
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Final design of optical fibre routing for 4MOST
Paper 10706-225
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Author(s): Allar Saviauk, Leibniz-Institut für Astrophysik Potsdam (Germany); Peter Buschkamp, Buschkamp Research Instruments (Germany); Patrick Caillier, Le Centre de Recherche Astrophysique de Lyon (France); Carmen Feiz, Landessternwarte Königstuhl (Germany); Dionne Haynes, Roger Haynes, Thomas Jahn, Andreas Kelz, Leibniz-Institut für Astrophysik Potsdam (Germany); Jean-Emmanuel Migniau, Le Centre de Recherche Astrophysique de Lyon (France); Johannes Piotrowski, Dennis Plüschke, Swara Rahurkar, Leibniz-Institut für Astrophysik Potsdam (Germany); Walter Seifert, Landessternwarte Königstuhl (Germany)
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A new fiber link for the HERMES spectrograph: throughput, scrambling and modal noise issues
(Canceled)
Paper 10706-226
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Author(s):
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Acquisition and guiding for TAIPAN using Starbugs
Paper 10706-227
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Author(s): Carlos Bacigalupo, Michael Goodwin, Rebecca Brown, David M. Brown, Scott Case, Tony Farrell, Kyler Kuehn, Nuria Lorente, Australian Astronomical Observatory (Australia)
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Dark energy spectroscopic instrument (DESI) fiber positioner production
Paper 10706-228
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Author(s): Daniela Leitner, Jessica N. Aguilar, Lawrence Berkeley National Lab. (United States); Jon Ameel, Univ. of Michigan (United States); Robert W. Besuner, Todd M. Claybaugh, Henry Heetderks, Lawrence Berkeley National Lab. (United States); Michael S. Schubnell, Univ. of Michigan (United States); Jean-Paul Kneib, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (Switzerland); Joseph H. Silber, Lawrence Berkeley National Lab. (United States); Gregory Tarlé, Curtis Weaverdyck, Univ. of Michigan (United States); Kai Zhang, Lawrence Berkeley National Lab. (United States)
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Performance of the updated Southern African Large Telescope prime-focus guidance system
Paper 10706-229
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Author(s): Janus D. Brink, Ockert J. Strydom, Stephen N. Hulme, Anthony R. Koeslag, Deneys S. Maartens, Keith Browne, Eben P. Wiid, South African Astronomical Observatory (South Africa), Southern African Large Telescope (South Africa)
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A diagnostic tool for microbends in fibre termination as a source of FRD
Paper 10706-230
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Author(s): David Coutts, Macquarie Univ. (Australia)
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Position control of brushless DC motor in optical fiber positioning
(Canceled)
Paper 10706-231
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Author(s):
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Design and performances of an optical metrology system to test position and tilt accuracy of fiber positioners
Paper 10706-232
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Author(s): Luzius Kronig, Philipp Hörler, Jean-Paul Kneib, Mohamed Bouri, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (Switzerland)
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Posters: Slit Spectroscopy and Image Slicers
Thursday 14 June 2018
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location: CC Level 1, Exhibit Hall 2

Posters in this session may be displayed beginning at 10.00 on the designated day and will be available for extended viewing. The interactive poster session with authors in attendance will be Thursday evening from 6:00 to 8:00 PM. Authors should remove their posters at the end of the poster session. Posters left displayed will be considered unwanted and will be discarded.

Poster presentation guidelines are available online.
Laboratory and system performance of the VLT/CRIRES+ infra-red Fabry-Perot Etalon calibrator
Paper 10706-233
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Author(s): Ulf Seemann, Heiko Anwand-Heerwart, Georg-August-Univ. Göttingen (Germany); Paul Bristow, Anna Brucalassi, Claudio Cumani, Reinhold J. Dorn, Siegfried Eschbaumer, European Southern Observatory (Germany); Roman Follert, Thüringer Landessternwarte Tautenburg (Germany); Andreas Haimerl, European Southern Observatory (Germany); Artie P. Hatzes, Thüringer Landessternwarte Tautenburg (Germany); Marcus Haug, European Southern Observatory (Germany); Katja Hauptner, Georg-August-Univ. Göttingen (Germany); Ulrike Heiter, Uppsala Univ. (Sweden); Renate Hinterschuster, Derek Ives, European Southern Observatory (Germany); Peter Jeep, Georg-August-Univ. Göttingen (Germany); Yves Jung, Jean-Paul Kirchbauer, Barbara Klein, European Southern Observatory (Germany); Alexis Lavail, Uppsala Univ. (Sweden); Jean-Louis Lizon, European Southern Observatory (Germany); Thomas Marquart, Uppsala Univ. (Sweden); Christopher Marvin, Georg-August-Univ. Göttingen (Germany); Christophe Moins, Ignacio Molina-Conde, European Southern Observatory (Germany); Ernesto Oliva, INAF - Osservatorio Astrofisico di Arcetri (Italy); Luca Pasquini, Jérôme Paufique, European Southern Observatory (Germany); Nikolai Piskunov, Uppsala Univ. (Sweden); Ansgar Reiners, Petra Rhode, Christof Schmidt, Georg-August-Univ. Göttingen (Germany); Alain Smette, Jonathan Smoker, Jörg Stegmeier, European Southern Observatory (Germany); Eric Stempels, Uppsala Univ. (Sweden); Sebastien Tordo, European Southern Observatory (Germany); Tim Umlauf, Georg-August-Univ. Göttingen (Germany); Elena Valenti, European Southern Observatory (Germany)
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Development of a field-of-view scanning system (FoV-SS): test results and lessons learned
Paper 10706-234
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Author(s): Miguel Ángel Esteves Pérez, Kiepenheuer-Institut für Sonnenphysik (Germany); Carlos Dominguez-Tagle, Jacinto Javier Vaz-Cedillo, Instituto de Astrofísica de Canarias (Spain); Olivier Grassin, Kiepenheuer-Institut für Sonnenphysik (Germany); Nauzet Vega Reyes, Félix Gracia Témich, Instituto de Astrofísica de Canarias (Spain); Manuel Collados Vera, Instituto de Astrofísica de Canarias (Spain), Univ. de La Laguna (Spain)
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The TNG/GIARPS gas-absorption cell for near-infrared precision radial velocities
Paper 10706-235
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Author(s): Ulf Seemann, Georg-August-Univ. Göttingen (Germany); Andrea Tozzi, INAF - Osservatorio Astrofisico di Arcetri (Italy); Adriano Ghedina, Fundación Galileo Galilei - INAF (Spain); Heiko Anwand-Heerwart, Georg-August-Univ. Göttingen (Germany); Riccardo U. Claudi, Serena Benatti, Ilaria Carleo, INAF - Osservatorio Astronomico di Padova (Italy); Jose Guerra, Francesca Ghinassi, Avet Harutyunyan, Fundación Galileo Galilei - INAF (Spain); Giuseppina Micela, INAF - Osservatorio Astronomico di Palermo Giuseppe S. Vaiana (Italy); Emilio Molinari, Fundación Galileo Galilei - INAF (Spain); Ernesto Oliva, INAF - Osservatorio Astrofisico di Arcetri (Italy); Monica Rainer, INAF - Osservatorio Astronomico di Brera (Italy); Carlo Baffa, INAF - Osservatorio Astrofisico di Arcetri (Italy); Andrea Baruffolo, INAF - Osservatorio Astronomico di Padova (Italy); Nicolas Buchschacher, Univ. de Genève (Switzerland); Massimo Cecconi, Rosario Cosentino, Fundación Galileo Galilei - INAF (Spain); Gilberto Falcini, INAF - Osservatorio Astrofisico di Arcetri (Italy); Daniela Fantinel, INAF - Osservatorio Astronomico di Padova (Italy); Luca Fini, Elisabetta Giani, INAF - Osservatorio Astrofisico di Arcetri (Italy); Esther Gonzalez-Alvarez, INAF - Osservatorio Astronomico di Palermo Giuseppe S. Vaiana (Italy); Manuel Gonzalez, Fundación Galileo Galilei - INAF (Spain); Raffaele Gratton, INAF - Osservatorio Astronomico di Padova (Italy); Nauzet Hernandez, Fundación Galileo Galilei - INAF (Spain); Marcella Iuzzolino, Officina Stellare SRL (Spain); Marcello Lodi, Fundación Galileo Galilei - INAF (Spain); Luca Malavolta, Univ. degli Studi di Padova (Italy); Jesus Maldonado, INAF - Osservatorio Astronomico di Palermo Giuseppe S. Vaiana (Italy); Livia Origlia, INAF - Osservatorio Astronomico di Bologna (Italy); Alfio Puglisi, Nicoletta Sanna, INAF - Osservatorio Astrofisico di Arcetri (Italy); Jose San Juan, Fundación Galileo Galilei - INAF (Spain); Salvatore Scuderi, INAF - Osservatorio Astrofisico di Catania (Italy); Alessandro Sozzetti, INAF - Osservatorio Astrofisico di Torino (Italy); Mauro Sozzi, INAF - Osservatorio Astrofisico di Arcetri (Italy); Héctor Pérez Ventura, Marcos Hernandez Diaz, Alberto Galli, Carlos Gonzalez, Luis Riverol, Carlos Riverol, Fundación Galileo Galilei - INAF (Spain)
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The advanced image slicers of OCTOCAM
Paper 10706-236
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Author(s): Robert Content, Australian Astronomical Observatory (Australia); Antonio de Ugarte Postigo, Christina Thöne, Instituto de Astrofísica de Andalucía - CSIC (Spain); Andrew Sheinis, Canada-France-Hawaii Telescope (United States)
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Fiber Fabry Perot: high precision spectral calibration for medium and low resolution optical spectrographs
(Canceled)
Paper 10706-237
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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A high-efficiency low-resolution spectrograph design for SALT
Paper 10706-238
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Author(s): Janus D. Brink, Ockert J. Strydom, South African Astronomical Observatory (South Africa), Southern African Large Telescope (South Africa); Magaretha L. Pretorius, South African Astronomical Observatory (South Africa), Univ. of Cape Town (South Africa); Petri S. M. Vaisanen, South African Astronomical Observatory (South Africa), Southern African Large Telescope (South Africa)
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A study of white pupil configurations for high-resolution échelle spectrographs
Paper 10706-240
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Author(s): Daniel P. Sablowski, Manfred Woche, Michael Weber, Arto Järvinen, Klaus G. Strassmeier, Leibniz-Institut für Astrophysik Potsdam (Germany)
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Posters: Assorted Topics
Thursday 14 June 2018
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location: CC Level 1, Exhibit Hall 2

Posters in this session may be displayed beginning at 10.00 on the designated day and will be available for extended viewing. The interactive poster session with authors in attendance will be Thursday evening from 6:00 to 8:00 PM. Authors should remove their posters at the end of the poster session. Posters left displayed will be considered unwanted and will be discarded.

Poster presentation guidelines are available online.
Geometry for off-axis parabolic mirrors
Paper 10706-241
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Author(s): Jeong-Yeol Han, Korea Astronomy and Space Science Institute (Korea, Republic of); Sukmock Lee, INHA Univ. (Korea, Republic of)
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Ultrashort pulse point-by-point written aperiodic fiber Bragg gratings for suppression of OH-emission lines
Paper 10706-242
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Author(s): Thorsten A. Goebel, Friedrich-Schiller-Univ. Jena (Germany); Gayathri Bharathan, Martin Ams, Macquarie Univ. (Australia); Daniel Richter, Ria G. Krämer, Maximilian Heck, Malte P. Siems, Friedrich-Schiller-Univ. Jena (Germany); Alex Fürbach, Macquarie Univ. (Australia); Stefan Nolte, Friedrich-Schiller-Univ. Jena (Germany)
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A Light-Weighted F/1.3 Elliptical Secondary Mirror for the GREGOR Solar Telescope
Paper 10706-243
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Author(s): Oskar F. von der Lühe, Kiepenheuer-Institut für Sonnenphysik (Germany)
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Field testing and performance characterization of the production LMT/GTM active surface actuators
Paper 10706-245
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Author(s): David R. Smith, MERLAB, P.C. (United States); Kamal Souccar, Univ. of Massachusetts Amherst (United States); Gabriela Montalvo, Cesar Arteaga, José Luis Hernández , Josefina Lázaro, Marcos Emir Moreno, Instituto Nacional de Astrofísica, Óptica y Electrónica (Mexico); Pierluigi Fumi, Enzo Anaclerio, Daniele Gallieni, A.D.S. International S.r.l. (Italy)
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VIRUS: the instrument infrastructure to support the deployment and upkeep of 156 spectrographs at the Hobby-Eberly Telescope
Paper 10706-246
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Author(s): Renny Spencer, Edmundo Balderrama, George Damm, Jim Fowler, John Good, Gary J. Hill, The Univ. of Texas at Austin (United States); Hermanus Kriel, The Univ. of Texas at Austin (United States), The Univ. of Texas at Austin (United States); Phillip MacQueen, Emily Mrozinski, Dave Perry, Trent Peterson, The Univ. of Texas at Austin (United States); Matthew Shetrone, The Univ. of Texas McDonald Observatory (United States); Richard Savage, Greg Smith, The Univ. of Texas at Austin (United States); Erika Cook, Darren DePoy, Jennifer Marshall, Travis Prochaska, Marcus Sauceda, Texas A&M Univ. (United States)
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An optimal method for producing low-stress fibre optic cables for astronomy: latest results from on-telescope tests
Paper 10706-250
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Author(s): Graham J. Murray, Durham Univ. (United Kingdom); Naoyuki Tamura, Kavli Institute for the Physics and Mathematics of the Universe (Japan); Naruhisa Takato, Subaru Telescope, NAOJ (United States); Paul Ekpenyong, Subaru Telescope, (United States); Daniel Jenkins, Subaru Telescope (United Kingdom); Kim Leeson, Kim (United States); Shaun Trezise, PPC Worldwide (United Kingdom); James E. Gunn, Decio Ferreira, Oliveira Ligia, Princeton Univ. (United States); Laerte Sodre, Univ. de São Paulo (Brazil)
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Friday 15 June Show All Abstracts
Session 16:
Optical Fibers and Positioners
Friday 15 June 2018
8:50 AM - 10:10 AM
Location: CC Level 1, Ballroom B
Session Chair:
Roger Haynes, Leibniz-Institut für Astrophysik Potsdam (Germany)
Micro-lens arrays as tip-tilt sensor for single mode fiber coupling
Paper 10706-77
Time: 8:50 AM - 9:10 AM
Author(s): Philipp Hottinger, Zentrum für Astronomie der Univ. Heidelberg (Germany), Landessternwarte Königstuhl (Germany); Robert J. Harris, Zentrum für Astronomie der Univ. Heidelberg (Germany), Landessternwarte Königstuhl (Germany); Philipp-Immanuel Dietrich, Institut für Mikrostrukturtechnik, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (Germany), Institut für Photonik und Quantenelektronik, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (Germany), Vanguard Photonics GmbH (Germany); Matthias Blaicher, Institut für Mikrostrukturtechnik, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (Germany), Institut für Photonik und Quantenelektronik, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (Germany); Martin Glück, Institut für Systemdynamik, Univ Stuttgart (Germany); Andrew Bechter, Jonathan Crass, Univ. of Notre Dame (United States); Jörg-Uwe Pott, Max-Planck-Institut für Astronomie (Germany); Christian Koos, Institut für Mikrostrukturtechnik, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (Germany), Institut für Photonik und Quantenelektronik, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (Germany), Vanguard Photonics GmbH (Germany); Oliver Sawodny, Institut für Systemdynamik (Germany); Andreas Quirrenbach, Zentrum für Astronomie der Univ. Heidelberg (Germany), Landessternwarte Königstuhl (Germany)
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Merging light beams from the 4 VLT telescopes
Paper 10706-78
Time: 9:10 AM - 9:30 AM
Author(s): Félix Gracia Témich, José Luis Rasilla, Instituto de Astrofísica de Canarias (Spain); Sergio Salata, AVS Added Value Industrial Engineering Solution S.L.U. (Spain); Francesco Pepe, Observatoire de Genève, Univ. de Genève (Switzerland); Gerardo Ávila, European Southern Observatory (Germany); Denis Mégevand, Observatoire de Genève, Univ. de Genève (Switzerland); Rafael Rebolo, Instituto de Astrofísica de Canarias (Spain); Marco Riva, INAF - Osservatorio Astronomico di Brera (Italy)
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DESI fiber positioner testing and performance (Conference Presentation)
Paper 10706-79
Time: 9:30 AM - 9:50 AM
Author(s): Michael S. Schubnell, Univ. of Michigan (United States); Jessica N. Aguilar , Lawrence Berkeley National Lab. (United States); Jon Ameel, Kevin Fanning, Brandon Freudenstein, Irena Gershkovich, Univ. of Michigan (United States); Henry Heetderks, Lawrence Berkeley National Lab. (United States); Philipp Hörler, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (Switzerland); Daniela Leitner, Michael Levi, Joseph H. Silber, Lawrence Berkeley National Lab. (United States); Zhiquan Sun, Gregory Tarlé, Curtis Weaverdyck, Univ. of Michigan (United States); Kai Zhang, Lawrence Berkeley National Lab. (United States); David Brooks, University College London (United Kingdom)
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Hoverboards: focal plane positioner for large-sized payloads
Paper 10706-81
Time: 9:50 AM - 10:10 AM
Author(s): Michael Goodwin, Prerak Chapagain, David M. Brown, Jon S. Lawrence, Simon Ellis, Australian Astronomical Observatory (Australia)
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Coffee Break 10:10 AM - 10:40 AM
Session 17:
Multi Object Spectroscopy
Friday 15 June 2018
10:40 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: CC Level 1, Ballroom B
Session Chair:
Roger Haynes, Leibniz-Institut für Astrophysik Potsdam (Germany)
MEGARA MOS: Where are my positioners and fibers pointing to?
Paper 10706-82
Time: 10:40 AM - 11:00 AM
Author(s): Ana Pérez-Calpena, Ernesto Sánchez, Pedro Gomez-Cambronero, Ismael Martinez, FRACTAL S.L.N.E (Spain); África Castillo, Armando Gil de Paz, Univ. Complutense de Madrid (Spain); Xabier Arrillaga, AVS Added Value Industrial Engineering Solution S.L.U. (Spain); Marísa Luisa García-Vargas, FRACTAL S.L.N.E (Spain); Jesús Gallego, Univ. Complutense de Madrid (Spain); Esperanza Carrasco Licea, Instituto Nacional de Astrofísica, Óptica y Electrónica (Mexico); Jorge Iglesias-Páramo, Instituto de Astrofísica de Andalucía - CSIC (Spain); Raquel Cedazo, Univ. Politécnica de Madrid (Spain)
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Development of digital micromirror devices (DMDs) for far-UV applications
Paper 10706-211
Time: 11:00 AM - 11:20 AM
Author(s): Dmitry Vorobiev, Rochester Institute of Technology (United States); Javier G. Del Hoyo, Manuel A. Quijada, NASA Goddard Space Flight Ctr. (United States); Anton Travinsky, Alan D. Raisanen, Zoran Ninkov, Rochester Institute of Technology (United States)
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A new photolithography based technique to mass produce microlens+fibre based integral field units (IFUs) for 2D spectroscopy
Paper 10706-84
Time: 11:20 AM - 11:40 AM
Author(s): Sabyasachi Chattopadhyay, Inter-Univ. Ctr. for Astronomy and Astrophysics (India); Vishal Joshi, Physical Research Lab. (India); Anamparambu Ramaprakash, Deepa Modi, Abhay Kohok, Inter-Univ. Ctr. for Astronomy and Astrophysics (India); Haeun Chung, Korea Institute for Advanced Study (Korea, Republic of)
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Digital micromirror control electronics for visible and near-infrared spectroscopy
Paper 10706-85
Time: 11:40 AM - 12:00 PM
Author(s): Stephen C. Hope, Stephen Smee, Johns Hopkins Univ. (United States); Massimo Robberto, Space Telescope Science Institute (United States)
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Lunch Break 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Session 18:
Slit Spectroscopy and Image Slicers
Friday 15 June 2018
1:30 PM - 2:50 PM
Location: CC Level 1, Ballroom B
Session Chair:
Matthias Tecza, Univ. of Oxford (United Kingdom)
The reformatting advantage: photonics vs. conventional optics!
Paper 10706-86
Time: 1:30 PM - 1:50 PM
Author(s): Ariadna Calcines, Durham Univ. (United Kingdom); Robert J. Harris, Ruprecht-Karls-Univ. Heidelberg (Germany); Roger Haynes, Dionne Haynes, Leibniz-Institut für Astrophysik Potsdam (Germany)
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Optimizing astrophotonic spatial reformatters using simulated on-sky performance
Paper 10706-87
Time: 1:50 PM - 2:10 PM
Author(s): Theodoros Anagnos, Robert J. Harris, Landessternwarte Heidelberg (Germany), Zentrum für Astronomie der Univ. Heidelberg (Germany); Mark K. Corrigan, Andrew P. Reeves, Matthew J. Townson, Durham Univ. (United Kingdom); David G. MacLachlan, Robert R. Thomson, Scottish Univ. Physics Alliance (United Kingdom), Institute of Photonics and Quantum Sciences, Heriot-Watt Univ. (Germany); Timothy J. Morris, Durham Univ. (United Kingdom); Christian Schwab, Macquarie Univ. (Australia); Andreas Quirrenbach, Landessternwarte Heidelberg (Germany), Zentrum für Astronomie der Univ. Heidelberg (Germany)
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Design and proto-typing of integral field units for the ELT-PCS test bench spectrograph
Paper 10706-88
Time: 2:10 PM - 2:30 PM
Author(s): Matthias Tecza, Robert M. Barnsley, Univ. of Oxford (United Kingdom); Takashi Sukegawa, Canon Inc. (Japan)
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Astrophotonics devices for agriculture sensors: photonic lantern enabled low-cost 3D-printed Raman spectrometer and probe
Paper 10706-89
Time: 2:30 PM - 2:50 PM
Author(s): Christopher H. Betters, Sergio G. Leon-Saval, Joss Bland-Hawthorn, Robyn McConchie, Salah Sukkarieh, Rosalind Deaker, The Univ. of Sydney (Australia)
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Session 19:
Coronography and High Contrast Imaging
Friday 15 June 2018
2:50 PM - 5:40 PM
Location: CC Level 1, Ballroom B
Session Chair:
Matthew A. Kenworthy, Leiden Observatory (Netherlands)
Progress on an astronomical on-chip nulling interferometer in the mid-infrared
(Canceled)
Paper 10706-90
Time: 2:50 PM - 3:10 PM
Author(s):
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Coffee Break 3:10 PM - 3:40 PM
Review of high-contrast imaging systems for current and future ground-based and space-based telescopes III: technology opportunities and pathways
Paper 10706-91
Time: 3:40 PM - 4:00 PM
Author(s): Frans Snik, Leiden Observatory (Netherlands); Olivier Absil, Univ. de Liège (Belgium); Pierre Baudoz, Lab. d'Etudes Spatiales et d'Instrumentation en Astrophysique, Observatoire de Paris (France); Mathilde Beaulieu, Univ. Côte d'Azur (France); Eduardo Bendek, NASA Ames Research Ctr. (United States); Eric Cady, Jet Propulsion Lab. (United States); Brunella Carlomagno, Univ. de Liège (Belgium); Alexis Carlotti, Institut de Planétologie et d’Astrophysique de Grenoble (France); Nick Cvetojevic, Lab. d'Etudes Spatiales et d'Instrumentation en Astrophysique (France); David S. Doelman, Leiden Observatory (Netherlands); Kevin Fogarty, Space Telescope Science Institute (United States); Raphaël Galicher, Lab. d'Etudes Spatiales et d'Instrumentation en Astrophysique, Observatoire de Paris (France); Olivier Guyon, Subaru Telescope, NAOJ (United States); Sebastiaan Y. Haffert, Leiden Univ. (Netherlands); Elsa Huby, Lab. d'Etudes Spatiales et d'Instrumentation en Astrophysique, Observatoire de Paris (France); Jeffrey Jewell, Jet Propulsion Lab. (United States); Nemanja Jovanovic, Caltech (United States); Christoph Keller, Matthew A. Kenworthy, Leiden Observatory (Netherlands); Justin Knight, The Univ. of Arizona (United States); Jonas G. Kuhn, ETH Zürich (Switzerland); Johan Mazoyer, Johns Hopkins Univ. (United States); Kelsey Miller, The Univ. of Arizona (United States); Mamadou N'Diaye, Univ. Côte d'Azur (France); Barnaby Norris, Sydney Institute for Astronomy (SIfA), School of Physics, University of Sydney (Australia), Australian Astronomical Observatory (Australia); Emiel H. Por, Leiden Observatory (Netherlands); Laurent Pueyo, Space Telescope Science Institute (United States); A.J. Eldorado Riggs, Jet Propulsion Lab. (United States); Garreth Ruane, Caltech (United States); Dan Sirbu, NASA Ames Research Ctr. (United States); James K. Wallace, Jet Propulsion Lab. (United States); Michael Wilby, Leiden Observatory (Netherlands); Marie Ygouf, IPAC, Caltech (United States)
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Experimental test of a micro-mirror array as an adaptive apodizer for high-contrast imaging
Paper 10706-92
Time: 4:00 PM - 4:20 PM
Author(s): Alexis Carlotti, David Mouillet, Jean-Jacques Correia, Laurent Jocou, Guillaume Bourdarot, Etienne Le Coarer, Thierry Forveille, Xavier Bonfils, Thibaut Moulin, Institut de Planétologie et d’Astrophysique de Grenoble (France)
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SLM-based digital adaptive coronagraphy: current status and capabilities
Paper 10706-93
Time: 4:20 PM - 4:40 PM
Author(s): Jonas G. Kuhn, Polychronis Patapis, Xin Lu, Marcel Arikan, ETH Zürich (Switzerland)
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Optimization and performance of multi-deformable mirror correction on the THD2 bench
Paper 10706-94
Time: 4:40 PM - 5:00 PM
Author(s): Pierre Baudoz, Lab. d'Etudes Spatiales et d'Instrumentation en Astrophysique, Observatoire de Paris (France), Univ. PSL (France); Raphaël Galicher, Lab. d'Etudes Spatiales et d'Instrumentation en Astrophysique, Observatoire de Paris (France); Axel Potier, Olivier Dupuis, Simone Thijs, Fabien Patru, Lab. d'Etudes Spatiales et d'Instrumentation en Astrophysique (France)
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The evanescent wave coronagraph project: setup results and demonstrator preliminary design
Paper 10706-95
Time: 5:00 PM - 5:20 PM
Author(s): Christophe Buisset, National Astronomical Research Institute of Thailand (Thailand); Thierry Lépine, Institut d'Optique Graduate School (France), Lab. Hubert Curien (French Polynesia), Univ. de Lyon (France); Éric Thiébaut, Univ. Claude Bernard Lyon 1 (France), Ecole Normale Supérieure de Lyon (France), Ctr. de Recherche Astrophysique de Lyon (France); Maud Langlois, Univ. Claude Bernard Lyon 1 (France), Ecole Normale Supérieure de Lyon (France), Ctr. de Recherche Astrophysique de Lyon, Ctr. National de la Recherche Scientifique (France); Michel Tallon, Univ. Claude Bernard Lyon 1 (France), Ecole Normale Supérieure de Lyon (France), Ctr. de Recherche Astrophysique de Lyon, Ctr. National de la Recherche Scientifique (Finland); Mary Angelie Alagao, National Astronomical Research Institute of Thailand (Thailand); Isabelle Tallon-Bosc, Univ. Claude Bernard Lyon 1 (France), Ecole Normale Supérieure de Lyon (France), Ctr. de Recherche Astrophysique de Lyon, Ctr. National de la Recherche Scientifique (France); Yves Rabbia, Lab. J.L. Lagrange (France), Univ. Côte d’Azur (France), Observatoire de la Côte d’Azur (France); Saran Poshyachinda, Boonrucksar Soonthornthum , National Astronomical Research Institute of Thailand (Thailand); Elsa Ducrot, , Université de Liège (Belgium)
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Phase-induced amplitude apodization complex-mask coronagraphy for the Magellan extreme adaptive optics instrument and the giant Magellan telescope: design and fabrication (Conference Presentation)
Paper 10706-96
Time: 5:20 PM - 5:40 PM
Author(s): Justin Knight, Olivier Guyon, Jared Males, The Univ. of Arizona (United States)
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Closing and Award Ceremony
Friday 15 June 2018
5:40 PM - 5:50 PM
Location: CC Level 1, Ballroom B
Session Chair:
Ramón Navarro, NOVA Optical IR Instrumentation Group (Netherlands)

Awards will be given for the best student presentation, the best oral presentation and the best poster presented at this conference.

Sponsored by:
NOVA, The Netherlands Research School for Astronomy
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