A conceptual design for the Thirty Meter Telescope adaptive optics systems

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EditorSearch for: Ellerbroek, Brent L.; Search for: Bonaccini Calia, Domenico
TypeArticle
Proceedings titleAdvances in Adaptive Optics II
Series titleProceedings of SPIE; no. 6272
ConferenceAstronomical telescopes and instrumentation 2006: technology advancements, 24-31 May, 2006, Orlando, Florida, USA
Pages62720D
AbstractIn this paper, we provide an overview of the adaptive optics (AO) program for the Thirty Meter Telescope (TMT) project, including an update on requirements; the philosophical approach to developing an overall AO system architecture; the recently completed conceptual designs for facility and instrument AO systems; anticipated first light capabilities and upgrade options; and the hardware, software, and controls interfaces with the remainder of the observatory. Supporting work in AO component development, lab and field tests, and simulation and analysis is also discussed. Further detail on all of these subjects may be found in additional papers in this conference.
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PublisherSPIE--the International Society for Optical Engineering
LanguageEnglish
AffiliationNational Research Council Canada
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NPARC number13053810
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