4 February 2002 ESO VLT laser guide star facility
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We report in this paper on the design and progress of the ESO Laser Guide Star Facility. The project will create a user facility embedded in UT4, to produce in the Earth's Mesosphere Laser Guide Stars, which extend the sky coverage of Adaptive Optics systems on the VLT UT4 telescope. Embedded into the project are provisions for multiple LGS to cope with second generation MCAO instruments.
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Domenico Bonaccini, Domenico Bonaccini, Wolfgang K. P. Hackenberg, Wolfgang K. P. Hackenberg, Martin J. Cullum, Martin J. Cullum, Enzo Brunetto, Enzo Brunetto, Thomas Ott, Thomas Ott, Marco Quattri, Marco Quattri, Eric Allaert, Eric Allaert, Martin Dimmler, Martin Dimmler, Massimo Tarenghi, Massimo Tarenghi, Arno van Kesteren, Arno van Kesteren, Canio Dichirico, Canio Dichirico, Bernard Buzzoni, Bernard Buzzoni, Peter Gray, Peter Gray, Roberto Tamai, Roberto Tamai, Mario Tapia, Mario Tapia, } "ESO VLT laser guide star facility", Proc. SPIE 4494, Adaptive Optics Systems and Technology II, (4 February 2002); doi: 10.1117/12.454802; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.454802
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