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  • Editor: Michael Duncan
  • Vol. 10, Iss. 13 — Jul. 1, 2002
  • pp: 561–565

Multiwavelength Differential Image Motion Monitor

Dale Neimeier, Denis Oesch, Jonathan Andrews, Javier Baca, and Scott W. Teare  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 10, Issue 13, pp. 561-565 (2002)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.10.000561


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Abstract

Astronomical seeing measurements are usually made at a single wavelength and extrapolated to other wavelengths of interest using scaling laws that assume a specific energy spectrum for the atmospheric turbulence. We describe a variation of the Differential Image Motion Monitor system that provides a measure of the seeing and evaluation of the scaling law by simultaneously measuring the image motion at three different wavelengths.

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OCIS Codes
(010.1330) Atmospheric and oceanic optics : Atmospheric turbulence
(350.1260) Other areas of optics : Astronomical optics

ToC Category:
Research Papers

History
Original Manuscript: May 17, 2002
Revised Manuscript: June 25, 2002
Published: July 1, 2002

Citation
Dale Neimeier, Denis Oesch, Johnathan Andrews, Javier Baca, and Scott Teare, "Multiwavelength differential image motion monitor," Opt. Express 10, 561-565 (2002)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-10-13-561


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