4 August 2016 VLT interferometer upgrade for the 2nd generation of interferometric instruments
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Abstract
ESO is undertaking a large upgrade of the infrastructure on Cerro Paranal in order to integrate the 2nd generation of interferometric instruments Gravity and MATISSE, and increase its performance. This upgrade started mid 2014 with the construction of a service station for the Auxiliary Telescopes and will end with the implementation of the adaptive optics system for the Auxiliary telescope (NAOMI) in 2018. This upgrade has an impact on the infrastructure of the VLTI, as well as its sub-systems and scientific instruments.
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Frederic Gonté, Frederic Gonté, Julien Woillez, Julien Woillez, Nicolas Schuhler, Nicolas Schuhler, Sebastian Egner, Sebastian Egner, Antoine Merand, Antoine Merand, José Antonio Abad, José Antonio Abad, Sergio Abadie, Sergio Abadie, Roberto Abuter, Roberto Abuter, Margarita Acuña, Margarita Acuña, Fatmé Allouche, Fatmé Allouche, Jaime Alonso, Jaime Alonso, Luigi Andolfalto, Luigi Andolfalto, Pierre Antonelli, Pierre Antonelli, Gerardo Avila, Gerardo Avila, Pablo José Barriga, Pablo José Barriga, Juan Beltran, Juan Beltran, Jean-Philippe Berger, Jean-Philippe Berger, Carlos Bolados, Carlos Bolados, Henri Bonnet, Henri Bonnet, Pierre Bourget, Pierre Bourget, Roland Brast, Roland Brast, Paul Bristow, Paul Bristow, Luis Caniguante, Luis Caniguante, Roberto Castillo, Roberto Castillo, Ralf Conzelmann, Ralf Conzelmann, Angela Cortes, Angela Cortes, Françoise Delplancke, Françoise Delplancke, Diego Del Valle, Diego Del Valle, Frederic Derie, Frederic Derie, Alvaro Diaz, Alvaro Diaz, Reinaldo Donoso, Reinaldo Donoso, Reinhold Dorn, Reinhold Dorn, Philippe Duhoux, Philippe Duhoux, Christophe Dupuy, Christophe Dupuy, Frank Eisenhauer, Frank Eisenhauer, Christian Elao, Christian Elao, Eloy Fuenteseca, Eloy Fuenteseca, Ruben Fernandez, Ruben Fernandez, Daniel Gaytan, Daniel Gaytan, Andreas Glindemann, Andreas Glindemann, Jaime Gonzales, Jaime Gonzales, Sylvain Guieu, Sylvain Guieu, Stephane Guisard, Stephane Guisard, Pierre Haguenauer, Pierre Haguenauer, Andreas Haimerl, Andreas Haimerl, Volker Heinz, Volker Heinz, Juan Pablo Henriquez, Juan Pablo Henriquez, P. van der Heyden, P. van der Heyden, Norbert Hubin, Norbert Hubin, Rodrigo Huerta, Rodrigo Huerta, Lieselotte Jochum, Lieselotte Jochum, Alfredo Leiva, Alfredo Leiva, Samuel Lévêque, Samuel Lévêque, Jean-Louis Lizon, Jean-Louis Lizon, Fernando Luco, Fernando Luco, Pedro Mardones, Pedro Mardones, Angel Mellado, Angel Mellado, Juan Osorio, Juan Osorio, Jürgen Ott, Jürgen Ott, Laurent Pallanca, Laurent Pallanca, Marcus Pavez, Marcus Pavez, Luca Pasquini, Luca Pasquini, Isabelle Percheron, Isabelle Percheron, Jean-Francois Pirard, Jean-Francois Pirard, Duc Than Phan, Duc Than Phan, Juan Carlos Pineda, Juan Carlos Pineda, Andres Pino, Andres Pino, Sebastien Poupar, Sebastien Poupar, Andres Ramírez, Andres Ramírez, Claudio Reinero, Claudio Reinero, Miguel Riquelme, Miguel Riquelme, Juan Romero, Juan Romero, Thomas Rivinius, Thomas Rivinius, Chester Rojas, Chester Rojas, Felix Rozas, Felix Rozas, Fernando Salgado, Fernando Salgado, Silvia Scheithauer, Silvia Scheithauer, Christian Schmid, Christian Schmid, Markus Schöller, Markus Schöller, Waldo Siclari, Waldo Siclari, Christian Stephan, Christian Stephan, Richard Tamblay, Richard Tamblay, Mario Tapia, Mario Tapia, Konrad Tristram, Konrad Tristram, Guillermo Valdes, Guillermo Valdes, Willem-Jan de Wit, Willem-Jan de Wit, Andrew Wright, Andrew Wright, Gerard Zins, Gerard Zins, } "VLT interferometer upgrade for the 2nd generation of interferometric instruments", Proc. SPIE 9907, Optical and Infrared Interferometry and Imaging V, 99071Z (4 August 2016); doi: 10.1117/12.2233350; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2233350
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