The giant magellan telescope

Imaging new worlds

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Abstract

The next generation of adaptive optics systems utilizing adaptive secondary mirrors on today's and tomorrow's giant telescopes will be reviewed. In particular, the promise of directly imaging Earth-like worlds around other stars with the future 24m Giant Magellan Telescope will be highlighted.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
PublisherOptical Society of American (OSA)
ISBN (Print)9781557523082
StatePublished - 2014
EventImaging Systems and Applications, ISA 2014 - Seattle, WA, United States
Duration: Jul 13 2014Jul 17 2014

Other

OtherImaging Systems and Applications, ISA 2014
CountryUnited States
CitySeattle, WA
Period7/13/147/17/14

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Telescopes
telescopes
Imaging techniques
Adaptive optics
Adaptive systems
adaptive optics
Stars
Earth (planet)
mirrors
stars

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Instrumentation
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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Close, L. M. (2014). The giant magellan telescope: Imaging new worlds. In Optics InfoBase Conference Papers Optical Society of American (OSA).

The giant magellan telescope : Imaging new worlds. / Close, Laird M.

Optics InfoBase Conference Papers. Optical Society of American (OSA), 2014.

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

Close, LM 2014, The giant magellan telescope: Imaging new worlds. in Optics InfoBase Conference Papers. Optical Society of American (OSA), Imaging Systems and Applications, ISA 2014, Seattle, WA, United States, 7/13/14.
Close LM. The giant magellan telescope: Imaging new worlds. In Optics InfoBase Conference Papers. Optical Society of American (OSA). 2014
Close, Laird M. / The giant magellan telescope : Imaging new worlds. Optics InfoBase Conference Papers. Optical Society of American (OSA), 2014.
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