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  • Vol. 11, Iss. 2 — Feb. 1, 1994
  • pp: 914–924

Systematic design and analysis of laser-guide-star adaptive-optics systems for large telescopes

D. T. Gavel, J. R. Morris, and R. G. Vernon  »View Author Affiliations


JOSA A, Vol. 11, Issue 2, pp. 914-924 (1994)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/JOSAA.11.000914


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Abstract

We discuss the design of laser-guided adaptive-optics systems for the large, 8–10-m-class telescopes. Through proper choice of system components and optimized system design, the laser power that is needed at the astronomical site can be kept to a minimum.

© 1994 Optical Society of America

History
Original Manuscript: November 5, 1992
Revised Manuscript: March 12, 1993
Manuscript Accepted: February 9, 1993
Published: February 1, 1994

Citation
D. T. Gavel, R. G. Vernon, and J. R. Morris, "Systematic design and analysis of laser-guide-star adaptive-optics systems for large telescopes," J. Opt. Soc. Am. A 11, 914-924 (1994)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/josaa/abstract.cfm?URI=josaa-11-2-914


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