CANARY is the on-sky LGS MOAO demonstrator for the proposed EAGLE E-ELT instrument. The CANARY design is described here for the initial experimental phases. Simulations of system performance predict an H-band Strehl ratio of 0.27-0.33.
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(010.0010) Atmospheric and oceanic optics : Atmospheric and oceanic optics
(010.1080) Atmospheric and oceanic optics : Active or adaptive optics
(120.0120) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology
(120.4820) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Optical systems
T. Morris, Z. Hubert, R. Myers, E. Gendron, A. Longmore, G. Rousset, G. Talbot, T. Fusco, N. Dipper, F. Vidal, D. Henry, D. Gratadour, T. Butterley, F. Chemla, D. Guzman, E. Younger, A. Kellerer, M. Harrison, M. Marteaud, D. Geng, A. Basden, A. Guesalaga, C. Dunlop, S. Todd, and C. Dickson, "CANARY: An On-Sky Laser Guide Star Multiple Object AO Demonstrator," in Frontiers in Optics 2009/Laser Science XXV/Fall 2009 OSA Optics & Photonics Technical Digest, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2009), paper AOTuA5.