Development of multi-laser guide star adaptive optics techniques for extremely large telescopes

M. Lloyd-Hart, J. R.P. Angel, C. Baranec, T. Stalcup, N. M. Milton, M. Snyder, N. Putnam

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Abstract

We outline ongoing work at the MMT telescope to develop altitude-conjugated adaptive optics using a constellation of laser guide stars. We describe how the new techniques will be applied to the planned Giant Magellan Telescope.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationAdaptive Optics
Subtitle of host publicationMethods, Analysis and Applications, AOPT 2005
PublisherOptical Society of America
ISBN (Print)155752789X, 9781557527899
StatePublished - Jan 1 2005
EventAdaptive Optics: Methods, Analysis and Applications, AOPT 2005 - Charlotte, NC, United States
Duration: Jun 6 2005Jun 6 2005

Publication series

NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
ISSN (Electronic)2162-2701

Other

OtherAdaptive Optics: Methods, Analysis and Applications, AOPT 2005
CountryUnited States
CityCharlotte, NC
Period6/6/056/6/05

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Instrumentation
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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    Lloyd-Hart, M., Angel, J. R. P., Baranec, C., Stalcup, T., Milton, N. M., Snyder, M., & Putnam, N. (2005). Development of multi-laser guide star adaptive optics techniques for extremely large telescopes. In Adaptive Optics: Methods, Analysis and Applications, AOPT 2005 (Optics InfoBase Conference Papers). Optical Society of America.