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The Gemini MCAO Infrastructure: laser service enclosure and support structure

Cavedoni, Chas; Bombino, S; Sheehan, Michael; Karewicz, S; Hardash, S; Perez, G; Collins, P; d'Orgeville, Celine; Boccas, Maxime; Maltes, D; Gausachs, Gaston; Rogers, R


The Laser Service Enclosure (LSE) is an environmentally controlled ISO 7 clean room designed to house, protect and provide environmental control for the Gemini South multi-conjugate adaptive optics laser system. The LSE is 8.0 meters long, 2.5 meters wide and 2.5 meters high with a mass of approximately 5,100 kg. The LSE shall reside on a new telescope Nasmyth platform named the Support Structure (SS). The SS is a three-dimensional beam and frame structure designed to support the LSE and laser...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2008
Type: Conference paper
Source: Ground-based and Airborne Telescopes II
DOI: 10.1117/12.788926


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