Adaptive optics systems at the large binocular telescope

Julian C. Christou, John M. Hill, Douglas L. Miller, Guido Brusa, Juan Carlos Guerra, Gustavo Rahmer, Christian Veillet, R. Mark Wagner, John K. Little, Sebastian Rabien, Simone Esposito, Tom Herbst, Phil Hinz

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


We present an overview of the different Adaptive Optics systems currently in use or being developed for the Large Binocular Telescope. The LBT is unique in that it is the only telescope which currently uses adaptive secondary mirrors for both diffraction-limited and seeing limited observing.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
PublisherOptical Society of America (OSA)
ISBN (Electronic)1557522863
StatePublished - Oct 14 2014
EventLaser Science, LS 2014 - Tucson, United States
Duration: Oct 19 2014Oct 23 2014

Publication series

NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers


OtherLaser Science, LS 2014
Country/TerritoryUnited States

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials


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