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Distributed pupil telescope designs
Author(s): Jeff R. Kuhn
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Paper Abstract

The diffractive performance of large segmented telescope mirrors is discussed with particular emphasis on understanding the PSF structure of arrays of hexagonal and circular mirrors. Discriminating issues needed to select mirror size and array are discussed and one solution is proposed as it has been studied for the Canada France Hawaii Telescope.

Paper Details

Date Published: 30 January 2003
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 4840, Future Giant Telescopes, (30 January 2003); doi: 10.1117/12.459073
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Jeff R. Kuhn, Institute for Astronomy/Univ. of Hawaii (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4840:
Future Giant Telescopes
J. Roger P. Angel; Roberto Gilmozzi, Editor(s)

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