PROCEEDINGS VOLUME 4004
ASTRONOMICAL TELESCOPES AND INSTRUMENTATION | 27 MARCH - 1 APRIL 2000
Telescope Structures, Enclosures, Controls, Assembly/Integration/Validation, and Commissioning
ASTRONOMICAL TELESCOPES AND INSTRUMENTATION
27 March - 1 April 2000
Munich, Germany
Telescope Projects in Progress
Proc. SPIE 4004, Assembly and integration to first light of the four VLT telescopes, 0000 (2 August 2000); doi: 10.1117/12.393913
Proc. SPIE 4004, Commissioning experience with the 9.2-m Hobby-Eberly Telescope, 0000 (2 August 2000); doi: 10.1117/12.393924
Proc. SPIE 4004, GTC project: present and future, 0000 (2 August 2000); doi: 10.1117/12.393932
Proc. SPIE 4004, Large Binocular Telescope project, 0000 (2 August 2000); doi: 10.1117/12.393947
Proc. SPIE 4004, Magellan project, 0000 (2 August 2000); doi: 10.1117/12.393956
Proc. SPIE 4004, SOAR telescope status and tactics for assembly/integration/validation, 0000 (2 August 2000); doi: 10.1117/12.393893
Proc. SPIE 4004, Status of VISTA systems and engineering design, 0000 (2 August 2000); doi: 10.1117/12.393894
Proc. SPIE 4004, VST project: technical overview, 0000 (2 August 2000); doi: 10.1117/12.393895
Poster Session
Proc. SPIE 4004, Optimizing the delivered image quality at the WIYN 3.5-m Telescope, 0000 (2 August 2000); doi: 10.1117/12.393896
Proc. SPIE 4004, Seeing experiments with the WIYN 3.5-m Telescope, 0000 (2 August 2000); doi: 10.1117/12.393897
Proc. SPIE 4004, Program of upgrades to the McDonald Observatory 2.7-m Harlan J. Smith Telescope, 0000 (2 August 2000); doi: 10.1117/12.393898
Proc. SPIE 4004, Nearly completed Large Binocular Telescope facility yields many lessons learned, 0000 (2 August 2000); doi: 10.1117/12.393899
Proc. SPIE 4004, Integration and handling of the VLT primary and secondary mirror systems, 0000 (2 August 2000); doi: 10.1117/12.393900
Proc. SPIE 4004, Performance testing of the Hobby-Eberly Telescope primary mirror array, 0000 (2 August 2000); doi: 10.1117/12.393901
Proc. SPIE 4004, Large Binocular Telescope M3 units design, 0000 (2 August 2000); doi: 10.1117/12.393902
Proc. SPIE 4004, Integration and tuning of the VLT drive systems, 0000 (2 August 2000); doi: 10.1117/12.393903
Telescope Mounts and Enclosures
Proc. SPIE 4004, GTC telescope mechanics design, 0000 (2 August 2000); doi: 10.1117/12.393904
Proc. SPIE 4004, Thermal performance and facility seeing at the upgraded 3.8-m UK Infrared Telescope (UKIRT), 0000 (2 August 2000); doi: 10.1117/12.393905
Proc. SPIE 4004, Large Binocular Telescope pre-assembly, 0000 (2 August 2000); doi: 10.1117/12.393906
Proc. SPIE 4004, High-performance mount for the SOAR telescope project, 0000 (2 August 2000); doi: 10.1117/12.393907
Proc. SPIE 4004, Structural design of the co-rotating enclosure for the Large Binocular Telescope, 0000 (2 August 2000); doi: 10.1117/12.393908
Proc. SPIE 4004, GTC dome: entering into manufacturing, 0000 (2 August 2000); doi: 10.1117/12.393909
Proc. SPIE 4004, Unique dome design for the SOAR telescope project, 0000 (2 August 2000); doi: 10.1117/12.393910
Proc. SPIE 4004, LAMOST enclosure and its wind load analysis, 0000 (2 August 2000); doi: 10.1117/12.393911
Proc. SPIE 4004, "Open-air" approach to enclosure design, 0000 (2 August 2000); doi: 10.1117/12.393912
Telescope Controls
Proc. SPIE 4004, Low-friction magnetically levitating support for telescope primary mirrors, 0000 (2 August 2000); doi: 10.1117/12.393914
Proc. SPIE 4004, Thermal and wind control of the VLT, 0000 (2 August 2000); doi: 10.1117/12.393915
Proc. SPIE 4004, Design and realization of ancillary control loops for the MMT adaptive optics system, 0000 (2 August 2000); doi: 10.1117/12.393916
Proc. SPIE 4004, Motion control design of the SDSS 2.5-m telescope, 0000 (2 August 2000); doi: 10.1117/12.393917
Proc. SPIE 4004, VLT interferometer: preparation for first fringes, 0000 (2 August 2000); doi: 10.1117/12.393918
Proc. SPIE 4004, Commissioning VLT unit telescopes: methods and results, 0000 (2 August 2000); doi: 10.1117/12.393919
Proc. SPIE 4004, Optical telescope optimization through control system/mount top-down design, 0000 (2 August 2000); doi: 10.1117/12.393920
Proc. SPIE 4004, Overview of the Gran Telescopio Canarias Global Model Simulation, 0000 (2 August 2000); doi: 10.1117/12.393921
Proc. SPIE 4004, Active and passive microvibration control in telescope structures, 0000 (2 August 2000); doi: 10.1117/12.393922
Proc. SPIE 4004, TNG motion control system, 0000 (2 August 2000); doi: 10.1117/12.393923
Poster Session
Proc. SPIE 4004, OWL: further steps in designing the telescope mechanical structure and in assessing its performance, 0000 (2 August 2000); doi: 10.1117/12.393925
Proc. SPIE 4004, Enclosure and infrastructure requirements for OWL: possible solutions, 0000 (2 August 2000); doi: 10.1117/12.393926
Proc. SPIE 4004, Guide to better autoguiding, 0000 (2 August 2000); doi: 10.1117/12.393927
Proc. SPIE 4004, Hydrostatic shoe bearing system for the TIM, 0000 (2 August 2000); doi: 10.1117/12.393928
Proc. SPIE 4004, Design of a capacitive sensor for 3D relative displacement measurements to align the M1 segments of the Mexican Infrared Telescope (TIM), 0000 (2 August 2000); doi: 10.1117/12.393929
Proc. SPIE 4004, Co-phasing of segmented mirror telescopes with curvature sensing, 0000 (2 August 2000); doi: 10.1117/12.393930
Proc. SPIE 4004, Effects of air pressure, temperature, and relative humidity on seeing, 0000 (2 August 2000); doi: 10.1117/12.393931
Extremely Large Telescopes I
Proc. SPIE 4004, Design concepts for the California Extremely Large Telescope (CELT), 0000 (2 August 2000); doi: 10.1117/12.393933
Proc. SPIE 4004, Progress of the OWL 100-m telescope conceptual design, 0000 (2 August 2000); doi: 10.1117/12.393934
Proc. SPIE 4004, Integral approach to the design of a 100-m telescope: its adaptive optics and instrumentation, 0000 (2 August 2000); doi: 10.1117/12.393935
Extremely Large Telescopes II
Proc. SPIE 4004, Issues in scaling the ELT up to 100 m, 0000 (2 August 2000); doi: 10.1117/12.393936
Extremely Large Telescopes I
Proc. SPIE 4004, Next-generation telescope enclosure: a 91-m (300 ft.) geodesic dome, 0000 (2 August 2000); doi: 10.1117/12.393937
Proc. SPIE 4004, Structural optimization and modeling of large dynamic structures for controls simulation, 0000 (2 August 2000); doi: 10.1117/12.393938
Proc. SPIE 4004, Problems in designing the 25-m-class supertelescope, 0000 (2 August 2000); doi: 10.1117/12.393939
Extremely Large Telescopes II
Proc. SPIE 4004, Recent enhancements of the Phased Array Mirror Extendible Large Aperture (PAMELA) telescope testbed at MSFC, 0000 (2 August 2000); doi: 10.1117/12.393940
Proc. SPIE 4004, Design issues for the active control system of the California Extremely Large Telescope (CELT), 0000 (2 August 2000); doi: 10.1117/12.393941
Proc. SPIE 4004, Cost-effective advanced technology telescope system for detecting near-Earth objects and space debris, 0000 (2 August 2000); doi: 10.1117/12.393942
Proc. SPIE 4004, Multiconjugate adaptive optics for the Swedish ELT, 0000 (2 August 2000); doi: 10.1117/12.393943
Proc. SPIE 4004, Optical design for a 1-deg. FOV 30-m telescope, 0000 (2 August 2000); doi: 10.1117/12.393944
Proc. SPIE 4004, Is there an upper limit to the size of enclosures?, 0000 (2 August 2000); doi: 10.1117/12.393945
Poster Session
Proc. SPIE 4004, Assembly, integration, verification, and validation in extremely large telescope projects: a core systems engineering task, 0000 (2 August 2000); doi: 10.1117/12.393946
Proc. SPIE 4004, Structure analysis of the primary mirror support for the TIM using computer-aided finite element method, 0000 (2 August 2000); doi: 10.1117/12.393948
Proc. SPIE 4004, Two-meter telescopes for the new millennium, 0000 (2 August 2000); doi: 10.1117/12.393949
Proc. SPIE 4004, Experiences with VLT engineering maintenance and support, 0000 (2 August 2000); doi: 10.1117/12.393950