16 June 2000 Gemini primary mirror control system: design, implementation, and experience
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The Gemini Primary Mirror Control System is a distributed control system responsible for definition, figure and temperature control of the 8.1 meter diameter meniscus primary mirror of the Gemini telescopes. This paper describes the major design and implementation issues of the system and the experience to date of commissioning it.
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John F. Maclean, John F. Maclean, } "Gemini primary mirror control system: design, implementation, and experience", Proc. SPIE 4009, Advanced Telescope and Instrumentation Control Software, (16 June 2000); doi: 10.1117/12.388397; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.388397


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