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The gemini MCAO system GeMS: Nearing the end of a lab-story

Neichel, Benoit; Rigaut, Francois; Bec, M; Boccas, Maxime; Daruich, F; d'Orgeville, Celine; Fesquet, Vincent; Galvez, R; Garcia-Rissman, A; Gausachs, Gaston; Lombini, F; Perez, G; Trancho, Gelys; Vucina, Tomislav


GeMS (the Gemini Multi-conjugated adaptive optics System) is a facility instrument for the Gemini-South telescope. It will deliver a uniform, diffraction-limited image quality at near-infrared (NIR) wavelengths over an extended FoV or more than 1 arcmin across. GeMS is a unique and challenging project from the technological point of view and because of its control complexity. The system includes 5 laser guide stars, 3 natural guide stars, 3 deformable mirrors optically conjugated at 0, 4.5 and...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2010
Type: Conference paper
Source: Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering
DOI: 10.1117/12.856716


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