11 September 1998 Performance of ChAOS on the Apache Point Observatory's 3.5-m telescope
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The Chicago Adaptive Optics System has been installed on the 3.5 meter ARC telescope at Apache Point for two years. Strehl improvements of 12 are obtained at 0.85 microns in 1- 2 arcsecond seeing. The major limitation in performance is set by the telescope vibrations.
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Edward J. Kibblewhite, Edward J. Kibblewhite, Mark Richard Chun, Mark Richard Chun, James E. Larkin, James E. Larkin, Vijuna Scor, Vijuna Scor, Fang Shi, Fang Shi, Michael F. Smutko, Michael F. Smutko, Walter J. Wild, Walter J. Wild, } "Performance of ChAOS on the Apache Point Observatory's 3.5-m telescope", Proc. SPIE 3353, Adaptive Optical System Technologies, (11 September 1998); doi: 10.1117/12.321726; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.321726


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