Dr. Emmanuel Chirre
Head of Optical Engineering at NSF's National Optical-Infrared Astro Research Lab
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Area of Expertise:
Laser Technology , Optical Instrumentation , Adaptive Optics & wavefront sensing , System design , Biomedical & vision science , Hands-on laboratory
Profile Summary

Emmanuel is Head of Optical Engineering at the NFS's National Optical-Infrared Astronomy Research Laboratory (NOIRLab) of the Association of Universities for Research in Astronomy operating the twin Gemini telescopes and the National Optical Astronomy Observatory. Emmanuel holds a Ph.D. in Optical Engineering, and a M. Sc. in Physics and Laser Technology. Emmanuel has over 8 years of experience in optics. His experience encompasses works with adaptive optics systems, laser guide star facilities, wavefront sensors, and high-power lasers.
Publications (6)

Proceedings Article | 13 December 2020 Poster + Paper
Proc. SPIE. 11448, Adaptive Optics Systems VII
KEYWORDS: Relays, Adaptive optics, Gemini Observatory, Mirrors, Image quality, Observatories, Spherical lenses, Off axis mirrors, Wavefronts, Distortion

Proceedings Article | 3 January 2020 Paper
Proc. SPIE. 11203, Advances in Optical Astronomical Instrumentation 2019
KEYWORDS: Gemini Observatory, Adaptive optics, Telescopes, Astronomy, Laser guide stars, Stars, Observatories, Imaging systems, Diffraction, Spatial resolution

Proceedings Article | 17 July 2018 Paper
Proc. SPIE. 10703, Adaptive Optics Systems VI
KEYWORDS: Raman spectroscopy, Sodium, Adaptive optics, Gemini Observatory, Laser guide stars, Telescopes

Proceedings Article | 12 July 2018 Paper
Proc. SPIE. 10703, Adaptive Optics Systems VI
KEYWORDS: Laser guide stars, Sodium, Gemini Observatory, Polarization, Telescopes, Lasers, Laser applications, Adaptive optics

Proceedings Article | 11 July 2018 Paper
Proc. SPIE. 10703, Adaptive Optics Systems VI
KEYWORDS: Sodium, Laser guide stars, Gemini Observatory, Fiber lasers, Laser applications, Telescopes, Dye lasers, Laser development, Adaptive optics

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