22 July 2016 Back-propagating the light of field stars to probe telescope mirrors aberrations
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We propose a wavefront-based method to estimate the PSF over the whole field of view. This method estimate the aberrations of all the mirrors of the telescope using only field stars. In this proof of concept paper, we described the method and present some qualitative results.
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F. Soulez, F. Courbin, M. Unser, "Back-propagating the light of field stars to probe telescope mirrors aberrations", Proc. SPIE 9912, Advances in Optical and Mechanical Technologies for Telescopes and Instrumentation II, 991277 (22 July 2016); doi: 10.1117/12.2232702; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2232702
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