A calibration unit for the rayleigh laser guide stars at the LBT

Christian Schwab, Andreas Quirrenbach, Wolfgang Gässler, Diethard Peter

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Abstract

We describe the calibration scheme and optical design of a calibration unit for the offaxis laser guide stars at LBT's ARGOS facility. Artificial stars with the desired wavefront are created using a computer generated hologram.

LanguageEnglish
Title of host publicationAdaptive Optics: Methods, Analysis and Applications, AO 2009
Place of PublicationWashington, USA
PublisherOptical Society of America (OSA)
Pages1-3
Number of pages3
ISBN (Print)9781557528780
Publication statusPublished - 2009
Externally publishedYes
EventAdaptive Optics: Methods, Analysis and Applications, AO 2009 - San Jose, CA, United States
Duration: 13 Oct 200915 Oct 2009

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OtherAdaptive Optics: Methods, Analysis and Applications, AO 2009
CountryUnited States
CitySan Jose, CA
Period13/10/0915/10/09

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Schwab, C., Quirrenbach, A., Gässler, W., & Peter, D. (2009). A calibration unit for the rayleigh laser guide stars at the LBT. In Adaptive Optics: Methods, Analysis and Applications, AO 2009 (pp. 1-3). Washington, USA: Optical Society of America (OSA).
Schwab, Christian ; Quirrenbach, Andreas ; Gässler, Wolfgang ; Peter, Diethard. / A calibration unit for the rayleigh laser guide stars at the LBT. Adaptive Optics: Methods, Analysis and Applications, AO 2009. Washington, USA : Optical Society of America (OSA), 2009. pp. 1-3
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Adaptive Optics: Methods, Analysis and Applications, AO 2009. Washington, USA : Optical Society of America (OSA), 2009. p. 1-3.

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Schwab C, Quirrenbach A, Gässler W, Peter D. A calibration unit for the rayleigh laser guide stars at the LBT. In Adaptive Optics: Methods, Analysis and Applications, AO 2009. Washington, USA: Optical Society of America (OSA). 2009. p. 1-3