1 January 1987 Optical Long-Baseline Interferometry And Aperture Synthesis On Earth And In Space
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Proceedings Volume 0813, Optics and the Information Age; (1987) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.967152
Event: 14th Congress of the International Commission for Optics, 1987, Quebec, Canada
During the last few years it has been shown that speckle masking observations with large telescopes can yield diffraction-limited images in spite of image degradation by the atmosphere and by telescope aberrations1-4. Much higher resolution can be obtained if the Coude beams of many telescopes are combined coherently in a central station and if the obtained long-baseline speckle interferograms are evaluated by speckle masking5,6. For example, a 10-km array on earth can yield images with the fasci-nating resolution of 10-5 arcsec. Labeyrie has for the first time shown that it is possible to combine the Coude beams of two telescopes coherently.
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G. Weigelt, G. Weigelt, K. H. Hofmann, K. H. Hofmann, T. Reinheimer, T. Reinheimer, } "Optical Long-Baseline Interferometry And Aperture Synthesis On Earth And In Space", Proc. SPIE 0813, Optics and the Information Age, (1 January 1987); doi: 10.1117/12.967152; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.967152

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