Multiple Mirror Telescope Observatory

Research Output

  • 31 Article
  • 10 Conference contribution
  • 4 Conference article
  • 2 Review article
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2018

The MMT Observatory: Entering a new era of scientific discovery

Williams, G. G., Jan 1 2018, Ground-Based and Airborne Telescopes VII. Marshall, H. K. & Spyromilio, J. (eds.). SPIE, 107002T. (Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering; vol. 10700).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

2016

The 6.5-m MMT Telescope: Status and plans for the future

Williams, G. G., Ortiz, R., Goble, W. & Gibson, J. D., Jan 1 2016, Ground-Based and Airborne Telescopes VI. Marshall, H. K., Hall, H. J. & Gilmozzi, R. (eds.). SPIE, 99060V. (Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering; vol. 9906).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

5 Scopus citations
2012

An integrated scheduling and program management system

Porter, D., Gibson, J. D. & Williams, G. G., Dec 1 2012, Observatory Operations: Strategies, Processes, and Systems IV. 844824. (Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering; vol. 8448).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

1 Scopus citations

Seeing trends from Deployable Shack-Hartmann wavefront sensors, MMT Observatory, Arizona, USA

Gibson, J. D., Williams, G. G. & Trebisky, T., Dec 1 2012, Ground-Based and Airborne Telescopes IV. 844432. (Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering; vol. 8444).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

2 Scopus citations

The identification and investigation of gamma-ray burst progenitors: A spectropolarimetric survey of Wolf-Rayet stars in the milky way and M33

Williams, G. G., Smith, P., Schmidt, G. & Dessart, L., May 29 2012, Stellar Polarimetry: From Birth to Death. p. 183-193 11 p. (AIP Conference Proceedings; vol. 1429).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

2010

Advances in thermal control and performance of the MMT M1 mirror

Gibson, J. D., Williams, G. G., Callahan, S., Comisso, B., Ortiz, R. & Williams, J. T., Oct 27 2010, Ground-Based and Airborne Telescopes III. PART 1 ed. 77333Y. (Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering; vol. 7733, no. PART 1).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

5 Scopus citations

Instrumentation suite at the MMT Observatory

Hastie, M. & Williams, G. G., Nov 12 2010, Ground-Based and Airborne Instrumentation for Astronomy III. PART 1 ed. 773507. (Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering; vol. 7735, no. PART 1).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

9 Scopus citations
2008

Rapid flaring in GRB 070125

Updike, A. C., Hartmann, D. H., Milne, P. A., Williams, G. G. & Haislip, J. B., Dec 1 2008, Gamma-Ray Bursts 2007 - Proceedings of the Santa Fe Conference. p. 232-236 5 p. (AIP Conference Proceedings; vol. 1000).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

The MMT f/5 optical baffles

Callahan, S., Caldwell, N., Williams, G. G., Chute, C. & Pickering, T. E., Nov 21 2008, Advanced Optical and Mechanical Technologies in Telescopes and Instrumentation. 701843. (Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering; vol. 7018).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

2 Scopus citations

The Robotic Super-LOTIS Telescope: Results & Future Plans

Williams, G. G., Milne, P. A., Park, H. S., Barthelmy, S. D., Hartmann, D. H., Updike, A. & Hurley, K., Dec 1 2008, Gamma-Ray Bursts 2007 - Proceedings of the Santa Fe Conference. p. 535-538 4 p. (AIP Conference Proceedings; vol. 1000).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

11 Scopus citations