Technical Publications and Documents

Publications

  • GLAO in the visible, the SAM experience, by A. Tokovinin. In: Adaptive Optics for ELT3, Florence, May 2013 (sciencesconf.org:ao4elt3:12940) [ PDF, 240K ]
  • Performance of the SOAR adaptive module with UV Rayleigh guide star, by A.Tokovinin, R.Tighe, P.Schurter, R.Cantarutti, N.van der Bliek, M.Martinez, E.Mondaca, S.Heathcote. 2012, Proc. SPIE, 8447, paper 166 [ PDF, 904K ]
  • SAM sees the light, by A.Tokovinin, R.Tighe, P.Schurter, R.Cantarutti, N.van der Bliek, M.Martinez, E.Mondaca, A.Montane, W. Naudy Cortes. 2010, Proc. SPIE, 7736, paper 7736-132 [ PDF, 874K ]
  • SAM - a facility GLAO instrument, by A.Tokovinin, R.Tighe, P.Schurter, R.Cantarutti, N.van der Bliek, M.Martinez, E.Mondaca, A.Montane. Proc. SPIE, 2008, V. 7015, paper #157 [ PDF, 2M ]
  • Performance and error budget of a GLAO system, by A.Tokovinin. Proc. SPIE, 2008, V. 7015, paper #77[ PDF, 216KB ]
  • SPIE Paper: A. Tokovinin, S. Thomas, B. Gregory, N.van der Bliek, P. Schurter, R. Cantarutti, "Design of ground-layer turbulence compensation with a Raleigh beacon". Proc. SPIE, 2004, 5490, 870-878 [540K, PDF]
  • SPIE Paper: A. Tokovinin, S. Thomas, G. Vdovin, "Using 50-mm electrostatic membrane deformable mirror in astronomical adaptive optics" Proc. SPIE, 2004, 5490, 580-585 [328K, PDF]
  • SPIE Paper: S. Thomas, "A Simple Turbulence Simulator for Adaptive Optics" Proc. SPIE, 2004, 5490, 766-773 [675.4KB, PDF]
  • SPIE Paper: S. Thomas, "Optimized Centroid Computing in a Shack-Hartmann Sensor" Proc. SPIE, 2004, 5490, 1238-1246 [325.8KB, PDF]
  • S. Thomas, "SAM - the SOAR Adaptive Module". Paper at "DEUXIEMES JOURNEES D'IMAGERIE A TRES HAUTE DYNAMIQUE ET DETECTION
    D'EXOPLANETES" (Nice, 6-10th October, 2003 - to be published by EAS) [340K, PDF]
  • The PAPER and the presentation (.ppt) at the SPIE Waikoloa Conference in August 2002 (SPIE Proc., 2003, V. 439, pp. 673-680).

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