27 July 2016 GTC adaptive optics hardware electronics
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The Adaptive optics for GTC is a single conjugated post focal AO system placed in the Nasmyth platform over a static optical table. It has been designed initially for natural guide star and in the later project phase adapted to one laser guide star. The AO system is composed of the following subsystems: wavefront corrector, wavefront sensor, structure, calibration system and test camera. This paper presents the hardware electronics to support all these subsystems including a real time control introduction.
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M. Núñez Cagigal, O. Tubio Araujo, R. Vilela, N. Martinez Rey, J. C. López-Ruiz, L. F. Rodríguez Ramos, C. Martín Díaz, "GTC adaptive optics hardware electronics", Proc. SPIE 9909, Adaptive Optics Systems V, 990935 (27 July 2016); doi: 10.1117/12.2232814; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2232814
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