11 September 1998 Laser guide star simulations for 8-m class telescopes
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We describe in this paper the development of a simulation tool for modeling any kind of adaptive optic system with laser guide star within the framework of the European network Laser Guide Star for 8-m Class Telescopes. This is intended to support investigations about laser guide stars problems line cone effect and tip-tilt determination. The different kinds of software modules to be developed are listed and the libraries already distributed among the network are described: phase screen generation, downward propagation, wavefront sensing and reconstruction. The future studies for solving the cone effect are also presented.
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Francoise Delplancke, Francoise Delplancke, Marcel Carbillet, Marcel Carbillet, Norbert N. Hubin, Norbert N. Hubin, Simone Esposito, Simone Esposito, Francois J. Rigaut, Francois J. Rigaut, Enrico Marchetti, Enrico Marchetti, Armando Riccardi, Armando Riccardi, Elise Vernet-Viard, Elise Vernet-Viard, Roberto Ragazzoni, Roberto Ragazzoni, Miska Le Louarn, Miska Le Louarn, Luca Fini, Luca Fini, } "Laser guide star simulations for 8-m class telescopes", Proc. SPIE 3353, Adaptive Optical System Technologies, (11 September 1998); doi: 10.1117/12.321625; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.321625
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