16 August 2000 Mechanical design of Altair, the Gemini-North adaptive optics system
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Altair is the facility adaptive optics system for the Gemini-North 8-meter Telescope. This paper gives an overview of the key mechanical systems and feature of Altair including the optical bench assembly mechanics and opto- mechanics, the instrument structure, and the electronics enclosure.
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Scott C. Roberts, Scott C. Roberts, Joeleff T. Fitzsimmons, Joeleff T. Fitzsimmons, Kei Szeto, Kei Szeto, Andre Anthony, Andre Anthony, Greg Siddall, Greg Siddall, Robert Gaunt, Robert Gaunt, Philip Shott, Philip Shott, Jerry Sebesta, Jerry Sebesta, Karen Taylor, Karen Taylor, Dave Duncan, Dave Duncan, } "Mechanical design of Altair, the Gemini-North adaptive optics system", Proc. SPIE 4008, Optical and IR Telescope Instrumentation and Detectors, (16 August 2000); doi: 10.1117/12.395418; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.395418
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