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 publicationImaging and Applied Optics - Imaging Systems and Applications, ISA 2014
PublisherOptical Society of America (OSA)
ISBN (Print)9781557523082, 9781557523082
DOIs
StatePublished - 2014
EventImaging Systems and Applications, ISA 2014 - Seattle, WA, United States
Duration: Jul 13 2014Jul 17 2014

Publication series

NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
ISSN (Electronic)2162-2701

Other

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

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 Imaging and Applied Optics - Imaging Systems and Applications, ISA 2014 (Optics InfoBase Conference Papers). Optical Society of America (OSA). https://doi.org/10.1364/isa.2014.im2c.2