Adaptive optics capabilities at the Large Binocular Telescope Observatory
AuthorChristou, J. C.
Hill, J. M.
Miller, D. L.
Taylor, G. E.
AffiliationUniv Arizona, Steward Observ
KeywordsNatural Guide Star
Laser Guide Star
Single Conjugate Adaptive Optics
Ground Layer Adaptive Optics
Multiple Conjugate Adaptive Optics
Laser Guide Stars
MIR Extreme Adaptive Optics
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PublisherSPIE-INT SOC OPTICAL ENGINEERING
CitationJ. C. Christou ; G. Brusa ; A. Conrad ; S. Esposito ; T. Herbst ; P. Hinz ; J. M. Hill ; D. L. Miller ; S. Rabien ; G. Rahmer ; G. E. Taylor ; C. Veillet and X. Zhang " Adaptive optics capabilities at the Large Binocular Telescope Observatory ", Proc. SPIE 9909, Adaptive Optics Systems V, 99092E (July 26, 2016); doi:10.1117/12.2231783; http://dx.doi.org/10.1117/12.2231783
JournalADAPTIVE OPTICS SYSTEMS V
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AbstractWe present an overview of the current and future adaptive optics systems at the LBTO along with the current and planned science instruments they feed. All the AO systems make use of the two 672 actuator adaptive secondary mirrors. They are (1) FLAO (NGS/SCAO) feeding the LUCI NIR imagers/spectrographs; (2) LBTI/AO (NGS/SCAO) feeding the NIR/MIR imagers and LBTI beam combiner; (3) the ARGOS LGS GLAO system feeding LUCIs; and (4) LINO-NIRVANA - an NGS/MCAO imager and interferometer system. AO performance of the current systems is presented along with proposed performances for the newer systems taking into account the future instrumentation.
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