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Performance simulations for the conceptual design of the European Solar Telescope (EST)
Author(s): L. Cavaller; M. Collados; J. Castro
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Paper Abstract

The European Solar Telescope (EST) is a European collaborative project promoted by the European Association for Solar Telescopes (EAST) to build a high resolution 4m class solar telescope in the Canary Islands. Since 2008 to 2011 a Design Study has been developed to define the Conceptual Design of EST. This paper presents a description of the conceptual design of EST and the results of the preliminary performance simulations, mainly focused to obtain the best telescope image quality.

Paper Details

Date Published: 10 November 2011
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 8336, Integrated Modeling of Complex Optomechanical Systems, 83360G (10 November 2011); doi: 10.1117/12.915495
Show Author Affiliations
L. Cavaller, GRANTECAN S.A. (Spain)
M. Collados, Instituto de Astrofísica de Canarias (Spain)
J. Castro, GRANTECAN S.A. (Spain)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 8336:
Integrated Modeling of Complex Optomechanical Systems
Torben Andersen; Anita Enmark, Editor(s)

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