21 July 2014 The first portable solar and stellar adaptive optics
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We have developed a portable solar and stellar adaptive optics (PSSAO) system, which is optimized for solar and stellar high-resolution imaging in the near infrared wavelength range. Our PSSAO features compact physical size, low cost and high performance. The AO software is based on LabVIEW programing and the mechanical and optical components are based on off-the-shelf commercial components, which make a high quality, duplicable and rapid developed AO system possible. In addition, our AO software is flexible, and can be used with different telescopes with or without central obstruction. We discuss our portable AO design philosophy, and present our recent on-site observation results. According to our knowledge, this is the first portable adaptive optics in the world that is able to work for solar and stellar high-resolution imaging with good performances.
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Deqing Ren, Rong Li, Xi Zhang, Jiangpei Dou, Yiangtian Zhu, Gang Zhao, Zhen Wu, Rui Chen, Chengchao Liu, Feng Yang, Chao Yang, "The first portable solar and stellar adaptive optics", Proc. SPIE 9148, Adaptive Optics Systems IV, 91482W (21 July 2014); doi: 10.1117/12.2055349; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2055349
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