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The GMT adaptive optics system

Hinz, Philip; Bouchez, A; Johns, Matt; Shectman, Stephen; Hart, Michael; McLeod, Brian A; McGregor, Peter

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The design of the adaptive optics (AO) system for the GMT is currently being developed. The baseline system is planned around a segmented adaptive secondary mirror (ASM), with elements similar in size to current ASM's for 8 m telescopes. A facility wavefront sensing system is planned to provide AO correction at several science instrument ports. The AO system will contain a subsystem dedicated to controlling the relative phases between the seven segments of the GMT aperture. The anticipated...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2010
Type: Conference paper
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/84030
Source: Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering
DOI: 10.1117/12.857968

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