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Optical set-up and design for solar multiconjugate adaptive optics at Dunn Solar Telescope/NSO
Author(s): Gil Moretto; Maud Langlois; Kit Richards; Steve Hegwer; Doug Gilliam; Thomas R. Rimmele
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Paper Abstract

The Sun is an ideal target for the development and application of Multi-Conjugate Adaptive Optics (MCAO). A solar MCAO system is being developed by the National Solar Observatory, Adaptive Optics Project, with the purpose of extending the corrected science field of view to 1.25Arcmin. A detailed optical set-up, design and optical performance for such a system is presented and discussed here. The preliminary results for this first MCAO/DST run, are presented in more details by Langlois et al [1] at this conference.

Paper Details

Date Published: 25 October 2004
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 5490, Advancements in Adaptive Optics, (25 October 2004); doi: 10.1117/12.548894
Show Author Affiliations
Gil Moretto, National Solar Observatory (United States)
Maud Langlois, National Solar Observatory (United States)
Kit Richards, National Solar Observatory (United States)
Steve Hegwer, National Solar Observatory (United States)
Doug Gilliam, National Solar Observatory (United States)
Thomas R. Rimmele, National Solar Observatory (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 5490:
Advancements in Adaptive Optics
Domenico Bonaccini Calia; Brent L. Ellerbroek; Roberto Ragazzoni, Editor(s)

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