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PROCEEDINGS VOLUME 9912

Advances in Optical and Mechanical Technologies for Telescopes and Instrumentation II
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Volume Number: 9912
Date Published: 24 October 2016

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Front Matter: Volume 9912
Author(s): Proceedings of SPIE
A prototype of the NFIRAOS to instrument thermo-mechanical interface
Author(s): Alexis Hill; Peter Byrnes; Joeleff Fitzsimmons; Glen Herriot; Vlad Reshetov; Kei Szeto; Calvin Winter; Yan Pennec; Sam Lambert; Evan Poulton; Jeffrey Doyle
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Polarization dOTF: on-sky focal plane wavefront sensing
Author(s): Keira J. Brooks; Laure Catala; Matthew A. Kenworthy; Steven M. Crawford; Johanan L. Codona
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Electromagnetic deformable mirror development at TNO
Author(s): Stefan Kuiper; Niek Doelman; Evert Nieuwkoop; Ton Overtoom; Tjeerd Russchenberg; Martijn van Riel; Justin Wildschut; Max Baeten; Jet Human; Helma Spruit; Sanneke Brinkers; Matthew Maniscalco
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NFIRAOS beamsplitters subsystems optomechanical design
Author(s): Frédéric Lamontagne; Nichola Desnoyers; Reston Nash; Marc-André Boucher; Olivier Martin; Louis Buteau-Vaillancourt; François Châteauneuf; Jenny Atwood; Alexis Hill; Peter W. G. Byrnes; Glen Herriot; Jean-Pierre Véran
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Development and test of the Ball Aerospace optical frequency comb: a versatile measurement tool for aerospace applications
Author(s): Jordan Wachs; James Leitch; Scott Knight; Robert Pierce; Michael Adkins
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A soft actuator for Prototype Segmented Mirror Telescope
Author(s): Prasanna Deshmukh; Padmakar Parihar; Deepta Sundar Mishra; Ajin Prakash; P. M. M. Kemkar
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ZERODUR strength modeling with Weibull statistical distributions
Author(s): Peter Hartmann
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Development and final design of FAME active array
Author(s): Szigfrid Farkas; Tibor Agócs; Gabby Aitink-Kroes; Felix Bettonvil; Martin Black; Emmanuel Hugot; Attila Jaskó; Chris Miller; Hermine Schnetler; Farian van Duffelen; Lars Venema
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Stressed mirror annular polishing for scale-down TMT primary segments
Author(s): Xinnan Li; Zibo Jiang; Xuefei Gong; Haiying Zhang; Kunxing Chen; Yi Zheng; Bo Li; Binbin Yu; Chen Xu; Bo Ji; Qiuyun Xu
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Research on key technical issues of contact method for large diameter off-axis aspheric segments
Author(s): ZiBo Jiang; XinNan Li; YongJun Liang; Bo Li; BinBin Yu; Zhe Chen
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Technique for diamond machining large ZnSe grisms for the Rapid Infrared/Imager Spectrograph (RIMAS)
Author(s): Paul J. Kuzmenko; Steve L. Little; Alexander S. Kutyrev; John I. Capone
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Polishing techniques for MEGARA pupil elements optics
Author(s): R. Izazaga; E. Carrasco; D. Aguirre; A. Salas; A. Gil de Paz; J. Gallego; J. Iglesias; J. M. Arroyo; M. Hernández; N. López; V. López; J. T. Quechol; M. F. Salazar; C. Carballo; E. Cruz; J. Arriaga; J. A. De la Luz; A. Huepa; G. L. Jaimes; J. Reyes
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A large size ion beam figuring system for 1.2m astronomical telescopes fabrication
Author(s): Xuhui Xie; Bing Yang; Lin Zhou; Ci Song; Hao Hu
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Manufacturing of super-polished large aspheric/freeform optics
Author(s): Dae Wook Kim; Chang-jin Oh; Andrew Lowman; Greg A. Smith; Maham Aftab; James H. Burge
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Freeform and advanced optics for ELT instrumentation
Author(s): Roland Geyl
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ZERODUR thermo-mechanical modelling and advanced dilatometry for the ELT generation
Author(s): Ralf Jedamzik; Clemens Kunisch; Thomas Westerhoff
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Fused silica challenges in sensitive space applications
Author(s): Josephine Criddle; Frank Nürnberg; Robert Sawyer; Peter Bauer; Andreas Langner; Gerhard Schötz
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Manufacturing aspheric mirrors made of zero thermal expansion cordierite ceramics using Magnetorheological Finishing (MRF)
Author(s): Jun Sugawara; Chris Maloney
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Silicon carbide main structure for EUCLID NISP instrument in final development
Author(s): T. Pamplona; J.-L. Gimenez; A. Febvre; W. Ceria; L. Martin; E. Prieto; T. Maciaszek; B. Foulon; F. Ducret; M. Bougoin; D. Castel
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Fabrication and testing of 4.2m off-axis aspheric primary mirror of Daniel K. Inouye Solar Telescope
Author(s): Chang Jin Oh; Andrew E. Lowman; Greg A. Smith; Peng Su; Run Huang; Tianquan Su; Daewook Kim; Chunyu Zhao; Ping Zhou; James H. Burge
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New and improved technology for manufacture of GMT primary mirror segments
Author(s): Dae Wook Kim; James H. Burge; Jonathan M. Davis; Hubert M. Martin; Michael T. Tuell; Logan R. Graves; Steve C. West
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Polishing and testing of the 3.4 m diameter f/1.5 primary mirror of the INO telescope
Author(s): Tapio Korhonen; Perttu Keinänen; Mikko Pasanen; Ahmad Darudi; Jonathan Maxwell
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Modern technologies of fabrication and testing of large convex secondary mirrors
Author(s): Chang Jin Oh; Andrew E. Lowman; Matt Dubin; Greg Smith; Eric Frater; Chunyu Zhao; James H. Burge
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Advanced Mirror Technology Development (AMTD) project: overview and year four accomplishments
Author(s): H. Philip Stahl
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Thin glass shells for AO: from plano to off-axis aspherics
Author(s): Emmanuelle Harel; Alain Anretar; Jean-Pierre Antelme; Stéphane Caillon; Adrien Dussourd; Guillaume Foucaud; Hervé Jaury; Océane Roure; Jean-Philippe William; Philippe Wuillaume; Eric Ruch; Roland Geyl
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Status of mirror segment production for the Giant Magellan Telescope
Author(s): H. M. Martin; J. H. Burge; J. M. Davis; D. W. Kim; J. S. Kingsley; K. Law; A. Loeff; R. D. Lutz; C. Merrill; P. A. Strittmatter; M. T. Tuell; S. N. Weinberger; S. C. West
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Manufacture and final tests of the LSST monolithic primary/tertiary mirror
Author(s): H. M. Martin; J. R. P. Angel; G. Z. Angeli; J. H. Burge; W. Gressler; D. W. Kim; J. S. Kingsley; K. Law; M. Liang; D. Neill; J. Sebag; P. A. Strittmatter; M. T. Tuell; S. C. West; N. J. Woolf; B. Xin
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Large aperture freeform VIS telescope with smart alignment approach
Author(s): Matthias Beier; Wilko Fuhlrott; Johannes Hartung; Wolfgang Holota; Andreas Gebhardt; Stefan Risse
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Effects of thermal inhomogeneity on 4m class mirror substrates
Author(s): Ralf Jedamzik; Clemens Kunisch; Thomas Westerhoff
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Unmanned aerial vehicles in astronomy
Author(s): Federico Biondi; Demetrio Magrin; Roberto Ragazzoni; Jacopo Farinato; Davide Greggio; Marco Dima; Marco Gullieuszik; Maria Bergomi; Elena Carolo; Luca Marafatto; Elisa Portaluri
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Coordinate metrology of a primary surface composite panel from the Large Millimeter Telescope
Author(s): David M. Gale; Maribel Lucero Álvarez; Lizeth Cabrera Cuevas; Andrea Leon-Huerta; Edgar Arizmendi Reyes; Octavio Icasio Hernández; David Castro Santos; Emilio Hernández Ríos; Esteban Tecuapetla Sosa; Carlos Tzile Torres; Miguel Viliesid Alonso
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Error analysis of back focal length measurement technique for long focus large-scaled lenses
Author(s): Ivan N. Sudarikov; Magomed A. Abdulkadyrov; Aleksandr N. Ignatov; Vladimir E. Patrikeev
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Evaluation of novel approach to deflectometry for high accuracy optics
Author(s): Giorgia Sironi; Rodolfo Canestrari; Kashmira Tayabaly; Giovanni Pareschi
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Laboratory and field testing results of the LMT/GTM primary surface actuators
Author(s): David R. Smith; Kamal Souccar; Gabriela Montalvo; César Arteaga Magaña; José Luis Hernández Rebollar; Arak Olmos Tapia; Daniele Gallieni; Paolo Lazzarini; Pierluigi Fumi; Enzo Anaclerio
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Optical tests of the Si immersed grating demonstrator for METIS
Author(s): Tibor Agócs; Ramon Navarro; Lars Venema; Aaldert H. van Amerongen; Ruud W. M. Hoogeveen; Tonny Coppens; Govert Nieuwland; Michiel Rodenhuis; Bernhard R. Brandl; Ramon Vink
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Optical performance analysis and test results of the EUCLID near-infrared spectro-photometer
Author(s): C. Gal; H. Thiele; E. Gubbini; A. Mecsaci; A. Kuisl; A. Meister; A. Mottaghibonab; K. Gawlik; M. Dubowy; F. Grupp; A. Bode; C. Wimmer; R. Bender
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GMTIFS: the adaptive optics beam steering mirror for the GMT integral-field spectrograph
Author(s): J. Davies; G. Bloxham; R. Boz; D. Bundy; B. Espeland; B. Fordham; J. Hart; N. Herrald; J. Nielsen; R. Sharp; A. Vaccarella; C. Vest; P. J. Young
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Development of superconducting voice coil motor of a cold chopper for MICHI
Author(s): Kiyoshi Mori; Takashi Miyata; Mitsuhiko Honda; Takafumi Kamizuka; Hidenori Takahashi; Shigeyuki Sako; Ryou Ohsawa; Kazushi Okada; Masahito S. Uchiyama; Hirokazu Kataza; Hiroyuki Ohsaki; Takashi Hiroe; Chris Packham
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Characterization of the actuator of EMIR configurable slit unit
Author(s): A. Mato Martínez; M. Núñez Cagigal; M. Barreto Cabrera; F. Garzón López; J. Patrón; M. Teuwen
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A cryogenic 'set-and-forget' deformable mirror
Author(s): Robin Trines; Huub Janssen; Sander Paalvast; Maurice Teuwen; Bernhard Brandl; Michiel Rodenhuis
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Local seeing determination by thermal-CFD analysis to optimize the European Solar Telescope image quality
Author(s): N. Vega Reyes; L. Cavaller; J. Marco de la Rosa; J. Baiges; A. Pont; D. Pérez-Sánchez; R. Codina; C. Grivel; M. Collados
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Initial development of high-accuracy CFRP panel for DATE5 antenna
Author(s): Yuan Qian; Zheng Lou; Xufeng Hao; Jing Zhu; Jingquan Cheng; Hairen Wang; Yingxi Zuo; Ji Yang
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Completely open-foldable domes remaining cool in sunshine
Author(s): Robert H. Hammerschlag; Sander Deelen; Pieter W. Hoogendoorn; Johannes N. M. Kommers; Thomas Sonner; Roberto Simoes; Olivier Grassin; Andreas Fischer; Simon Visser; Kristof Thewissen
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New isostatic mounting concept for a space born Three Mirror Anastigmat (TMA) on the Meteosat Third Generation Infrared Sounder Instrument (MTG-IRS)‎
Author(s): Maximilian Freudling; Jesko Klammer; Gregory Lousberg; Jean-Marc Schumacher; Christian Körner
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Analytical optimization and test validation of the submicron dimensional stability of the CHEOPS space telescope's CFRP structure
Author(s): L. Blecha; D. Zindel; H. Cottard; T. Beck; V. Cessa; C. Broeg; F. Ratti; N. Rando
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Developments in active optics for space instruments: an ESA perspective
Author(s): Pascal Hallibert; Alessandro Zuccaro Marchi
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FAME: freeform active mirror experiment
Author(s): Gabby Aitink-Kroes; Tibor Agócs; Chris Miller; Martin Black; Szigfrid Farkas; Sabri Lemared; Felix Bettonvil; David Montgomery; Michel Marcos; Attila Jaskó; Farian van Duffelen; Zalpha Challita; Sandy Fok; Fatemeh Kiaeerad; Emmanuel Hugot; Hermine Schnetler; Lars Venema
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Novel and efficient ADC concept for BlackGEM telescope
Author(s): Rik ter Horst; Jan Kragt; Dirk Lesman; Ramon Navarro
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Multilayer active shell mirrors for space telescopes
Author(s): John Steeves; Kathryn Jackson; Sergio Pellegrino; David Redding; J. Kent Wallace; Samuel Case Bradford; Troy Barbee II
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Long-term stable active mount for reflective optics
Author(s): C. Reinlein; A. Brady; C. Damm; M. Mohaupt; A. Kamm; N. Lange; M. Goy
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Multicore fibre technology: the road to multimode photonics
Author(s): J. Bland-Hawthorn; Seong-Sik Min; Emma Lindley; Sergio Leon-Saval; Simon Ellis; Jon Lawrence; Nicolas Beyrand; Martin Roth; Hans-Gerd Löhmannsröben; Sylvain Veilleux
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A microlens-array based pupil slicer and double scrambler for MAROON-X
Author(s): Andreas Seifahrt; Julian Stürmer; Jacob L. Bean
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Fiber mode scrambler experiments for the Subaru Infrared Doppler Instrument (IRD)
Author(s): M. Ishizuka; T. Kotani; J. Nishikawa; M. Tamura; T. Kurokawa; T. Mori; T. Kokubo
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12.5-GHz-spaced laser frequency comb covering Y, J, and H bands for infrared Doppler instrument
Author(s): T. Kokubo; T. Mori; T. Kurokawa; K. Kashiwagi; Y. Tanaka; T. Kotani; J. Nishikawa; M. Tamura
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Design of real-time measurement for optical fiber positioning based on FPGA
Author(s): Huajie Han; Yonggang Gu; Guocheng Liu; Chao Zhai
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Optimal non-circular fiber geometries for image scrambling in high-resolution spectrographs
Author(s): Julian Stürmer; Christian Schwab; Stephan Grimm; André Kalide; Adam P. Sutherland; Andreas Seifahrt; Kay Schuster; Jacob L. Bean; Andreas Quirrenbach
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Communication architecture system for fiber positioning of DESI spectrograph
Author(s): Karim Kaci; Guillermo Glez-de-Rivera; Fernando Lopez-Colino; M. Sofia Martinez-Garcia; Jose L. Masa; Javier Garrido; Justo Sanchez; Francisco Prada
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TAIPAN instrument fibre positioner and Starbug robots: engineering overview
Author(s): Nicholas F. Staszak; Jon Lawrence; David M. Brown; Rebecca Brown; Ross Zhelem; Michael Goodwin; Kyler Kuehn; Nuria P. F. Lorente; Vijay Nichani; Lew Waller; Scott Case; Robert Content; Andrew M. Hopkins; Urs Klauser; Naveen Pai; Rolf Mueller; Slavko Mali; Minh V. Vuong
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Pupil slicer design for the NASA-NSF extreme precision Doppler spectrograph concept WISDOM
Author(s): Mark Egan; Gábor Fűrész; Robert Simcoe
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Post-inscription tuning of multicore fiber Bragg gratings
Author(s): Emma Y. Lindley; Seong-sik Min; Sergio G. Leon-Saval; Joss Bland-Hawthorn
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First results of tests on the WEAVE fibres
Author(s): Frédéric Sayède; Youssef Younes; Gilles Fasola; Stéphane Dorent; Don Carlos Abrams; J. Alphonso L. Aguerri; Piercarlo Bonifacio; Esperanza Carrasco; Gavin Dalton; Kevin Dee; Philippe Laporte; Ian Lewis; Emilie Lhome; Kevin Middleton; Johan H. Pragt; Juerg Rey; Remko Stuik; Scott C. Trager; Antonella Vallenari
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Echidna Mark II: one giant leap for 'tilting spine' fibre positioning technology
Author(s): James Gilbert; Gavin Dalton
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The Potsdam MRS spectrograph: heritage of MUSE and the impact of cross-innovation in the process of technology transfer
Author(s): B. Moralejo; M. M. Roth; P. Godefroy; T. Fechner; S. M. Bauer; E. Schmälzlin; A. Kelz; R. Haynes
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TAIPAN fibre feed and spectrograph: engineering overview
Author(s): Nicholas F. Staszak; Jon Lawrence; Ross Zhelem; Robert Content; Vladimir Churilov; Scott Case; Rebecca Brown; Andrew M. Hopkins; Kyler Kuehn; Naveen Pai; Urs Klauser; Vijay Nichani; Lew Waller
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Fabrication of a wide-field NIR integral field unit for SWIMS using ultra-precision cutting
Author(s): Yutaro Kitagawa; Yutaka Yamagata; Shin-ya Morita; Kentaro Motohara; Shinobu Ozaki; Hidenori Takahashi; Masahiro Konishi; Natsuko M. Kato; Yutaka Kobayakawa; Yasunori Terao; Hirofumi Ohashi
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Stop-less Lyot coronagraph for exoplanet characterization: first on-sky validation in VLT/SPHERE
Author(s): A. Vigan; M. N'Diaye; K. Dohlen; J.-L. Beuzit; A. Costille; A. Caillat; A. Baruffolo; P. Blanchard; M. Carle; M. Ferrari; T. Fusco; L. Gluck; E. Hugot; M. Jaquet; M. Langlois; D. Le Mignant; M. Llored; F. Madec; D. Mouillet; A. Origné; P. Puget; B. Salasnich; J.-F. Sauvage
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Development of an efficient photonic device for the reformatting of celestial light
Author(s): D. G. MacLachlan; R. J. Harris; I. Gris-Sánchez; D. Choudhury; T. J. Morris; E. Gendron; A. G. Basden; I. J. Spaleniak; A. Arriola; T. A. Birks; J. R. Allington-Smith; R. R. Thomson
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Modal noise characterisation of a hybrid reformatter
Author(s): Izabela Spaleniak; David G. MacLachlan; Itandehui Gris-Sánchez; Debaditya Choudhury; Robert J. Harris; Alexander Arriola; Jeremy R. Allington-Smith; Timothy A. Birks; Robert R. Thomson
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A rubidium traced white-light etalon calibrator for MAROON-X
Author(s): Julian Stürmer; Andreas Seifahrt; Christian Schwab; Jacob L. Bean
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New grating concepts in the NIR and SWIR spectral band for high resolution earth-observation spectrometers
Author(s): T. Flügel-Paul; G. Kalkowski; T. Benkenstein; T. Harzendorf; A. Matthes; U. D. Zeitner
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Characterizing the cross dispersion reflection gratings of CRIRES+
Author(s): Roman Follert; Dieter Taubert; Jörg Hollandt; Christian Monte; Ernesto Oliva; Ulf Seemann; Tom Löwinger; Heiko Anwand-Heerwart; Christof Schmidt; Reinhold J. Dorn; Paul Bristow; Artie Hatzes; Ansgar Reiners; Nikolai Piskunov; Ulrike Heiter; Eric Stempels; Thomas Marquart; Alexis Lavail; Claudio Cumani; Jason Grunhut; Andreas Haimerl; Renate Hinterschuster; Derek J. Ives; Yves Jung; Florian Kerber; Barbara Klein; Jean Louis Lizon; Ignacio Molina-Conde; Belinda Nicholson; Livia Origlia; Luca Pasquini; Jérôme Paufique; Jörg Stegmeier; Sebastien Tordo
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Final design and choices for EUCLID NISP grism
Author(s): A. Costille; A. Caillat; C. Rossin; S. Pascal; P. Sanchez; B. Foulon; S. Vives
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Advances in far-ultraviolet reflective and transmissive coatings for space applications
Author(s): Luis Rodríguez-de Marcos; José A. Aznárez; José A. Méndez; Juan I. Larruquert; M. Vidal-Dasilva; A. Marco Malvezzi; Angelo Giglia; Gerardo Capobianco; Giuseppe Massone; Silvano Fineschi; Stefano Nannarone
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Use of plasma enhanced ALD to construct efficient interference filters for astronomy in the FUV
Author(s): Paul A. Scowen; Robert Nemanich; Brianna Eller; Hongbin Yu; Tom Mooney; Matt Beasley
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Update on UCO's advanced coating lab development of silver-based mirror coatings
Author(s): Andrew C. Phillips; David M. Fryauf; Nobuhiko P. Kobayashi; Brian DuPraw; Spencer Cheleden; Christopher Ratliff; Michael J. Bolte; David Cowley
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Advanced astronomical filter design: challenges, strategy, and results to meet current and future requirements
Author(s): S. Reichel; R. Biertümpfel; U. Brauneck; S. Bourquin; A. Marín-Franch
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Advanced optical coatings for astronomical instrumentation
Author(s): Fabien Pradal; Hervé Leplan; Hervé Vayssade; Roland Geyl
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Mathematical and computational modeling of a ferrofluid deformable mirror for high-contrast imaging
Author(s): Aaron J. Lemmer; Ian M. Griffiths; Tyler D. Groff; Andreas W. Rousing; N. Jeremy Kasdin
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Apodized vortex coronagraph designs for segmented aperture telescopes
Author(s): Garreth Ruane; Jeffery Jewell; Dimitri Mawet; Laurent Pueyo; Stuart Shaklan
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Digital adaptive coronagraphy using SLMs: promising prospects of a novel approach, including high-contrast imaging of multiple stars systems
Author(s): Jonas Kühn; Polychronis Patapis
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Precision optical edges for a starshade external occulter
Author(s): John Steeves; Stefan Martin; David Webb; Douglas Lisman; Stuart Shaklan
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Revisiting static modulation in pyramid wavefront sensing
Author(s): L. Marafatto; R. Ragazzoni; D. Vassallo; M. Bergomi; F. Biondi; J. Farinato; D. Greggio; D. Magrin; V. Viotto
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J-Black: a stray light coating for optical and infrared systems
Author(s): Patrick Waddell; David S. Black
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Atomic Layer Deposited (ALD) coatings for future astronomical telescopes: recent developments
Author(s): Christopher Samuel Moore; John Hennessy; April D. Jewell; Shouleh Nikzad; Kevin France
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Astronomical large Ge immersion grating by Canon
Author(s): Takashi Sukegawa; Takeshi Suzuki; Tsuyoshi Kitamura
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The legacy of filter design and how that has extended into current choices for advanced astronomical filter
Author(s): T. Hull; S. Reichel; U. Brauneck; V. Naulin; A. Marín-Franch
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Mid-infrared transmission gratings in chalcogenide glass manufactured using ultrafast laser inscription
Author(s): David Lee; David G. MacLachlan; Helen L. Butcher; Richard A. Brownsword; Damien Weidmann; Colin R. Cunningham; H. Schnetler; Robert R. Thomson
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Thin-film optical pass band filters based on new photo-lithographic process for CaSSIS FPA detector on Exomars TGO mission: development, integration, and test
Author(s): L. Gambicorti; D. Piazza; M. Gerber; A. Pommerol; V. Roloff; R. Ziethe; C. Zimmermann; V. Da Deppo; G. Cremonese; I. Ficai Veltroni; M. Marinai; E. Di Carmine; T. Bauer; P. Moebius; N. Thomas
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Novel diffraction gratings for next generation spectrographs with high spectral dispersion
Author(s): N. Ebizuka; T. Okamoto; T. Hosobata; Y. Yamagata; M. Sasaki; M. Uomoto; T. Shimatsu; S. Sato; N. Hashimoto; I. Tanaka; T. Hattori; S. Ozaki; W. Aoki
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Manufacturing and coating of optical components for the EnMAP hyperspectral imager
Author(s): M. Schürmann; D. Gäbler; R. Schlegel; S. Schwinde; T. Peschel; C. Damm; R. Jende; J. Kinast; S. Müller; M. Beier; S. Risse; B. Sang; M. Glier; H. Bittner; M. Erhard
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Performance characteristics of advanced volume phase holographic gratings for operation in the near infrared
Author(s): James A. Arns
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Strategies for single-point diamond machining a large format germanium blazed immersion grating
Author(s): R. C. Montesanti; S. L. Little; P. J. Kuzmenko; J. V. Bixler; J. L. Jackson; J. G. Lown; R. E. Priest; B. E. Yoxall
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Programmable CGH on photochromic material using DMD
Author(s): Romain Alata; Giorgio Pariani; Frederic Zamkotsian; Patrick Lanzoni; Andrea Bianco; Chiara Bertarelli
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Cooled optical filters for Q-band infrared astronomy (15-40 µm)
Author(s): Gary J. Hawkins; Richard E. Sherwood; Karim Djotni; Timothy M. Threadgold
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A local attenuation filter for accurate photometry of near-infrared bright stars
Author(s): Takahiro Nagayama
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Characterization of an integrally wound tungsten and aluminum filament for physical vapor deposition
Author(s): William Goble; Ricardo Ortiz
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Improved silver mirror coating for ground and space-based astronomy
Author(s): David A. Sheikh
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First results on narrow bandpass steep edge optical filters for the JST/T250 telescope instrumentation
Author(s): S. Reichel; U. Brauneck; S. Bourquin; A. Marín-Franch
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Photopolymer based VPHGs: from materials to sky results
Author(s): A. Zanutta; E. Orselli; T. Fäcke; A. Bianco
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Transmission and opto-mechanical performance of the liquid lens coupling in the Robert Stobie Spectrograph on SALT
Author(s): Ockert J. Strydom; Éric Depagne; Darragh O'Donoghue; Martin Wilkinson; Wouter Lochner; Jonathan Love; Lisa Crause; Janus Brink; Kenneth H. Nordsieck; J. Alan Schier
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Large optical glass blanks for the ELT generation
Author(s): Ralf Jedamzik; Uwe Petzold; Volker Dietrich; Volker Wittmer; Olga Rexius
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ULE design considerations for a 3m class light weighted mirror blank for E-ELT M5
Author(s): Andrew Fox; Tom Hobbs; Mary Edwards; Matthew Arnold; Kent Sawyer
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High volume ULE segment production
Author(s): Thomas Hobbs; Mary Edwards; Andrew Fox
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Smart telescope for astronomy
Author(s): Manuele Moschetti; Marco Riva; Matteo Aliverti; Giorgio Pariani; Giuseppe Sala
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Advanced structural design for precision radial velocity instruments
Author(s): Dan Baldwin; Andrew Szentgyorgyi; Stuart Barnes; Jacob Bean; Sagi Ben-Ami; Patricia Brennan; Jamie Budynkiewicz; Moo-Young Chun; Charlie Conroy; Jeffrey D. Crane; Harland Epps; Ian Evans; Janet Evans; Jeff Foster; Anna Frebel; Thomas Gauron; Dani Guzman; Tyson Hare; Bi-Ho Jang; Jeong-Gyun Jang; Andres Jordan; Jihun Kim; Kang-Min Kim; Claudia Mendes de Oliveira; Mercedes Lopez-Morales; Kenneth McCracken; Stuart McMuldroch; Joseph Miller; Mark Mueller; Jae Sok Oh; Mark Ordway; Byeong-Gon Park; Chan Park; Sung-Joon Park; Charles Paxson; David Phillips; David Plummer; William Podgorski; Andreas Seifahrt; Daniel Stark; Joao Steiner; Alan Uomoto; Ronald Walsworth; Young-Sam Yu
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ESPRESSO optical bench: from mind to reality
Author(s): F. Tenegi; S. Santana; J. Gómez; E. Rodilla; I. Hughes; D. Mégevand; R. Rebolo; M. Riva; R. Luis-Simoes
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Approaching perfection in the manufacturing of silicon immersion gratings
Author(s): Benjamin T. Kidder; Cynthia B. Brooks; Michelle M. Grigas; Daniel T. Jaffe
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Towards freeform curved blazed gratings using diamond machining
Author(s): C. Bourgenot; D. J. Robertson; D. Stelter; S. Eikenberry
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Nonconventional ultra-precision manufacturing of ULE mirror surfaces using atmospheric reactive plasma jets
Author(s): Thomas Arnold; Georg Böhm; Hendrik Paetzelt
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Vibrating membrane mirror concept for adaptive optics
Author(s): Mousa Hadipour; Murat Tahtali; Andrew J. Lambert
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A segmented subreflector with electroformed nickel laminated panels for the Large Millimeter Telescope
Author(s): G. Valsecchi; R. Banham; G. Bianucci; J. Eder; R. Ghislanzoni; A. Ritucci; M. Terraneo; F. E. Zocchi; D. Smith; D. Gale; D. Hughes
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Optimisation of grolishing freeform surfaces with rigid and semi-rigid tools
Author(s): Guoyu Yu; Hsing-Yu Wu; David Walker; Xiao Zheng; Hongyu Li; Christina Dunn; Caroline Gray
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Manufacturing methods of testing the large-sized optics at the stage of grinding, aspherical surface centering, and interface elements positioning before gluing
Author(s): Aleksandr P. Semenov; Magomed A. Abdulkadyrov; Vladimir E. Patrikeev
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Studying the stability of Astrositall thermal and mechanical properties while manufacturing the astronomical and space mirrors
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Diamond fly cutting of aluminum thermal infrared flat mirrors for the OSIRIS-REx Thermal Emission Spectrometer (OTES) instrument
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Combined fabrication technique for high-precision aspheric optical windows
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Process optimization of laser-based solderjet bumping for the mounting of optical components
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Every photon counts: improving low, mid, and high-spatial frequency errors on astronomical optics and materials with MRF
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Process improvements in the production of silicon immersion gratings
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Aspherical mirrors for the Gamma-ray Cherenkov Telescope, a Schwarschild-Couder prototype proposed for the future Cherenkov Telescope Array
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Development of the fast steering secondary mirror assembly of GMT
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Results from bonding of the SALT primary mirror edge sensors
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Manufacturing process for the WEAVE prime focus corrector optics for the 4.2m William Hershel Telescope
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Aspherization of off-axis high-asphericity mirrors with arbitrary external circuit by means of CNC machines
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Euclid mirrors and test collimator: AMOS developments
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MEGARA: large pupil element tests and performance
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Day-time local phasing of neighbouring segments of the E-ELT primary mirror, based simultaneous multi-λ shearing interferometry
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Low-cost measurement and monitoring system for cryogenic applications
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Three-dimensional metrology inside a vacuum chamber
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The alidade temperature behaviour of TM65m antenna and its effects on pointing accuracy
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Hollow-cathode lamps as optical frequency standards: the influence of optical imaging on the line-strength ratios
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Alignment of the ESPRESSO Coudé train on the ESO VLT
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VUV optical ground system equipment and its application to the ICON FUV flight grating characterization and selection
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Singular values behaviour optimization in the diagnosis of feed misalignments in radioastronomical reflectors
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Characterizing the performance of cryogenic lens mounts for the HARMONI spectograph
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Tolerancing of a carbon fiber reinforced polymer metering tube structure of a high-resolution space-borne telescope
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TCS and peripheral robotization and upgrade on the ESO 1-meter telescope at La Silla Observatory
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Error compensation research on the focal plane attitude measurement instrument
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Research and implementation of the integrated cooling system for focal plate
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Performance of the Gamma-ray Cherenkov Telescope structure: a dual-mirror telescope prototype proposed for the future Cherenkov Telescope Array
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Development of a 0.5m clear aperture Cassegrain type collimator telescope
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On the origin and removal of interference patterns in coated multimode fibres
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Effects of fiber manipulation methods on optical fiber properties
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Influence of misalignment on output of astronomical large-core fibers of multi-object fiber spectroscopic telescopes
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Back-illuminate fiber system research for multi-object fiber spectroscopic telescope
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A compact optical fiber positioner
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Research of subdivision driving technology for brushless DC motors in optical fiber positioning
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Pupil Scrambling Integral Field Unit (PSI) for the Robert Stobie Spectrograph on SALT
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A new miniaturized fiber positioning node for LAMOST
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A new modular guidance system for the Southern African Large Telescope
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PEPSI-feed: linking PEPSI to the Vatican Advanced Technology Telescope using a 450m long fibre
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High numerical aperture multimode fibers for prime focus use
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A 24mm diameter fibre positioner for spectroscopic surveys
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MEGARA: high-precision alignment system for gluing fibers and microlenses
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Shock and vibration testing of digital micromirror devices (DMDs) for space-based applications
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Development of an optical device (Field Stacker) for achieving accurate photometry in ground-based mid-infrared observations
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Multi-resolution waveguide image slicer for the PEPSI instrument
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Opto-mechanical design of an image slicer for the GRIS spectrograph at GREGOR
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Performance estimates for spectrographs using photonic reformatters
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Spectral slicing for METIS: an efficient alternative to cross-dispersion
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A trial production of a large format image slicer unit for a possible future mid-infrared instrument on the TMT
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Measurements of the reflectance, contrast ratio, and scattering properties of digital micromirror devices (DMDs)
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Optical evaluation of digital micromirror devices (DMDs) with UV-grade fused silica, sapphire, and magnesium fluoride windows and long-term reflectance of bare devices
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The effects of heavy ion radiation on digital micromirror device performance
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How to achieve ultra-clean detectors and cryostats at astronomical instruments: measures to avoid contamination and dust on CCD detectors
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Development of a cryogenic FTIR system for measuring very small attenuation coefficients of infrared materials
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Final design of the grism cryogenic mount for the Euclid-NISP mission
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CARMENES-NIR channel spectrograph cooling system AIV: thermo-mechanical performance of the instrument
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New cryogenic temperature monitor: PLT-HPT-32
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GMTIFS: cryogenic rotary mechanisms for the GMT Integral-Field Spectrograph
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Developing a long duration 3He fridge for the LSPE-SWIPE instrument
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Sorption-cooled continuous miniature dilution refrigeration for astrophysical applications
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Smart warping harnesses for active mirrors and stress polishing
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Control system for an alternative actuator for the primary surface of the Large Millimeter Telescope (LMT/GTM)
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Thermal expansion as a precision actuator
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Focal plane actuation by hexapod for the development of a high-resolution suborbital telescope
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Mechanical development of an alternative set of actuators for the LMT/GTM primary surface outer rings: also useful to replace the interim actuators
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The WEAVE focus translation system: from design to construction
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Active optics system for the 4m telescope of the Eastern Anatolia Observatory (DAG)
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A three-layer eight-octant phase mask towards broadband high-contrast observations
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Advances in starshade technology readiness for an exoplanet characterizing science mission in the 2020's
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Analysis of nulling phase functions suitable to image plane coronagraphy
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Development of PIAA Complex Mask Coronagraphs for large aperture ground-based telescopes
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WFIRST/AFTA coronagraph contrast performance sensitivity studies: simulation versus experiment
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Design and construction of a 76m long-travel laser enclosure for a space occulter testbed
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CHOUGH: petite ADC for a high-order adaptive optics system
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Daytime sky polarization calibration limitations
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Polarization modeling and predictions for DKIST part 1: telescope and example instrument configurations
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An efficient stable optical polariser module for calibration of the S4UVN earth observation satellite
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Noise modeling and analysis of an IMU-based attitude sensor: improvement of performance by filtering and sensor fusion
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Photocontrolled deformable mirrors as potential technology for astronomical instrumentation
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Low cost photonic comb for sub-m/s wavelength calibration
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An astro-comb calibrated solar telescope to search for the radial velocity signature of Venus
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NASA's Physics of the Cosmos and Cosmic Origins programs manage Strategic Astrophysics Technology (SAT) development
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Development of high-resolution arrayed waveguide grating spectrometers for astronomical applications: first results
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Auxiliary free space optical communication project to ensure continuous transfer of data for DAG the 4m telescope
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Adaptive optics fed single-mode spectrograph for high-precision Doppler measurements in the near-infrared
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Back-propagating the light of field stars to probe telescope mirrors aberrations
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Optimization of high sensitivity parametric transducers for the Gravitational Wave Detector "Mario Schenberg"
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The reconnaissance and early-warning optical system design for dual field of space-based "solar blind ultraviolet"
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