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New results on a Cn2 profiler for GeMS

Cortes, A; Neichel, Benoit; Guesalaga, A; Osborn, J; Rigaut, Francois; Guzman, D

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The atmospheric optical turbulence profile, the strength of the turbulence as a function of altitude above the ground, can be used to determine the seeing statistics of a particular site. This information is useful for optimizing the tomographic process in Adaptive Optics systems and for characterizing the performance. In this paper, we describe a method to estimate the atmospheric turbulence profile based on the telemetry data coming out of GeMS, a Multi Conjugated Adaptive Optics (MCAO)...[Show more]

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Date published: 2012
Type: Conference paper
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/72039
Source: Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering
DOI: 10.1117/12.925242

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