Laser guide star adaptive optics at Lick Observatory

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Gavel, Donald; Dillon, Daren; Kupke, Renate; Rudy, Alex;
  • Publisher: eScholarship, University of California
  • Subject: Laser Guidestar | Woofer-Tweeter | Adaptive Optics | MEMS Deformable Mirror
    arxiv: Physics::Optics | Astrophysics::Instrumentation and Methods for Astrophysics

We present an overview of the adaptive optics system at the Shane telescope (ShaneAO) along with research and development efforts on the technology and algorithms for that will advance AO into wider application for astronomy. Diffraction-limited imaging and spectroscopy... View more
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