26 July 2016 The ERIS adaptive optics system
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ERIS is the new AO instrument for VLT-UT4 led by a Consortium of Max-Planck Institut fuer Extraterrestrische Physik, UK-ATC, ETH-Zurich, ESO and INAF. The ERIS AO system provides NGS mode to deliver high contrast correction and LGS mode to extend high Strehl performance to large sky coverage. The AO module includes NGS and LGS wavefront sensors and, with VLT-AOF Deformable Secondary Mirror and Laser Facility, will provide AO correction to the high resolution imager NIX (1–5um) and the IFU spectrograph SPIFFIER (1–2.5um). In this paper we present the preliminary design of the ERIS AO system and the estimated correction performance.
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A. Riccardi, A. Riccardi, S. Esposito, S. Esposito, G. Agapito, G. Agapito, J. Antichi, J. Antichi, V. Biliotti, V. Biliotti, C. Blain, C. Blain, R. Briguglio, R. Briguglio, L. Busoni, L. Busoni, L. Carbonaro, L. Carbonaro, G. Di Rico, G. Di Rico, C. Giordano, C. Giordano, E. Pinna, E. Pinna, A. Puglisi, A. Puglisi, P. Spanò, P. Spanò, M. Xompero, M. Xompero, A. Baruffolo, A. Baruffolo, M. Kasper, M. Kasper, S. Egner, S. Egner, M. Suàrez Valles, M. Suàrez Valles, C. Soenke, C. Soenke, M. Downing, M. Downing, J. Reyes, J. Reyes, } "The ERIS adaptive optics system", Proc. SPIE 9909, Adaptive Optics Systems V, 99091B (26 July 2016); doi: 10.1117/12.2234001; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2234001
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