23 August 2017 Optomechanical design of TMT NFIRAOS Subsystems at INO
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The adaptive optics system for the Thirty Meter Telescope (TMT) is the Narrow-Field InfraRed Adaptive Optics System (NFIRAOS). Recently, INO has been involved in the optomechanical design of several subsystems of NFIRAOS, including the Instrument Selection Mirror (ISM), the NFIRAOS Beamsplitters (NBS), and the NFIRAOS Source Simulator system (NSS) comprising the Focal Plane Mask (FPM), the Laser Guide Star (LGS) sources, and the Natural Guide Star (NGS) sources. This paper presents an overview of these subsystems and the optomechanical design approaches used to meet the optical performance requirements under environmental constraints.
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Frédéric Lamontagne, Nichola Desnoyers, Martin Grenier, Pierre Cottin, Mélanie Leclerc, Olivier Martin, Louis Buteau-Vaillancourt, Marc-André Boucher, Reston Nash, Olivier Lardière, David Andersen, Jenny Atwood, Alexis Hill, Peter W. G. Byrnes, Glen Herriot, Joeleff Fitzsimmons, Jean-Pierre Véran, "Optomechanical design of TMT NFIRAOS Subsystems at INO", Proc. SPIE 10371, Optomechanical Engineering 2017, 103710N (23 August 2017); doi: 10.1117/12.2276954; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2276954
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