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1 December 1991 Come-on-plus project: an upgrade of the come-on adaptive optics prototype system
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This paper is a presentation of the Come-On-Plus adaptive optics system, based on the Come-On prototype. Come-On-PIus will be set up in 1992 on the ESO 3.6 m telescope in La Silla (Chile). It is an upgrade of the Come-On instrument, with a 52 actuator deformable mirror, and 30 Hz correction bandwidth. But the main improvement concerns the wavefront sensing, designed in this instrument for astronomical applications, with a high detectivity wavefront sensor and a specific mirror control algorithm. This system is planned for routine astronomical observing as well as providing design parameters for the adaptive optics system of the ESO Very Large Telescope (VLT).
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Eric Gendron, Jean Gabriel Cuby, Francois J. Rigaut, Pierre J. Lena, Jean-Claude Fontanella, Gerard Rousset, Jean-Paul Gaffard, Corinne Boyer, Jean-Claude Richard, M. Vittot, Fritz Merkle, and Norbert N. Hubin "Come-on-plus project: an upgrade of the come-on adaptive optics prototype system", Proc. SPIE 1542, Active and Adaptive Optical Systems, (1 December 1991); https://doi.org/10.1117/12.48818
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