Laird M Close

  • 5648 Citations
  • 43 h-Index
1990 …2018
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adaptive optics Physics & Astronomy
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Research Output 1990 2018

  • 5648 Citations
  • 43 h-Index
  • 143 Article
  • 86 Conference contribution
  • 3 Paper
  • 2 Conference article

A locking clamp that enables high thermal and vibrational stability for kinematic optical mounts

Kautz, M., Close, L. M. & Males, J. R., Jan 1 2018, Adaptive Optics Systems VI. Schmidt, D., Schreiber, L. & Close, L. M. (eds.). SPIE, Vol. 10703. 107032Q

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

clamps
Clamping devices
Locking
locking
Kinematics

Design of the MagAO-X pyramid wavefront sensor

Schatz, L. H., Males, J. R., Close, L. M., Durney, O., Guyon, O., Hart, M., Lumbres, J., Miller, K., Knight, J., Rodack, A. T., Long, J. D., Van Gorkom, K., Jean, M. & Kautz, M., Jan 1 2018, Adaptive Optics Systems VI. Schmidt, D., Schreiber, L. & Close, L. M. (eds.). SPIE, Vol. 10703. 1070321

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

Wavefront Sensor
Adaptive optics
Pyramid
Wavefronts
pyramids

Focal plane wavefront sensing and control strategies for high-contrast imaging on the MagAO-X instrument

Miller, K., Males, J. R., Guyon, O., Close, L. M., Doelman, D., Snik, F., Por, E., Wilby, M. J., Bohlman, C., Lumbres, J., Van Gorkom, K., Kautz, M., Rodack, A., Knight, J., Jovanovic, N., Morzinski, K. & Schatz, L., Jan 1 2018, Adaptive Optics Systems VI. Schmidt, D., Schreiber, L. & Close, L. M. (eds.). SPIE, Vol. 10703. 107031T

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

High Contrast Imaging
Wavefront Sensing
Coronagraph
coronagraphs
Wavefronts
7 Citations (Scopus)

MagAO-X: Project status and first laboratory results

Males, J. R., Close, L. M., Miller, K., Schatz, L., Doelman, D., Lumbres, J., Snik, F., Rodack, A., Knight, J., Van Gorkom, K., Long, J. D., Hedglen, A., Kautz, M., Jovanovic, N., Morzinski, K., Guyon, O., Douglas, E., Follette, K. B., Lozi, J., Bohlman, C. & 15 others, Durney, O., Gasho, V., Hinz, P. M., Ireland, M., Jean, M., Keller, C., Kenworthy, M., Mazin, B., Noenickx, J., Alfred, D., Perez, K., Sanchez, A., Sauve, C., Weinberger, A. & Conrad, A., Jan 1 2018, Adaptive Optics Systems VI. Schmidt, D., Schreiber, L. & Close, L. M. (eds.). SPIE, Vol. 10703. 1070309

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

Adaptive optics
Telescopes
Magnetic resonance imaging
Clay
Actuators
14 Citations (Scopus)

Magellan Adaptive Optics Imaging of PDS 70: Measuring the Mass Accretion Rate of a Young Giant Planet within a Gapped Disk

Wagner, K., Follete, K. B., Close, L. M., Apai, D., Gibbs, A., Keppler, M., Müller, A., Henning, T., Kasper, M., Wu, Y. L., Long, J., Males, J., Morzinski, K. & McClure, M., Aug 10 2018, In : Astrophysical Journal Letters. 863, 1, L8.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

photothermal deflection spectroscopy
adaptive optics
planets
planet
accretion