Ground layer wavefront reconstruction using dynamically refocused Rayleigh laser beacons

Christoph J. Baranec, Michael Lloyd-Hart, N. Mark Milton, Thomas Stalcup, Miguel Snyder, Nicole Putnam, Roger Angel

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Abstract

Experiments have been carried out at the MMT telescope to validate ground layer wavefront reconstruction using five dynamically refocused Rayleigh laser beacons. Here we quantify the wavefront improvement expected from ground layer adaptive optics correction.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationAdaptive Optics
Subtitle of host publicationMethods, Analysis and Applications, AOPT 2005
PublisherOptical Society of America (OSA)
ISBN (Print)155752789X, 9781557527899
DOIs
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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    Baranec, C. J., Lloyd-Hart, M., Mark Milton, N., Stalcup, T., Snyder, M., Putnam, N., & Angel, R. (2005). Ground layer wavefront reconstruction using dynamically refocused Rayleigh laser beacons. In Adaptive Optics: Methods, Analysis and Applications, AOPT 2005 (Optics InfoBase Conference Papers). Optical Society of America (OSA). https://doi.org/10.1364/aopt.2005.atha3