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Analysis, Modeling, and Simulation of Adaptive Optics Systems for Extremely Large Telescopes


California Extremely Large Telescope (CELT) Performance Requirements, CELT Report #13, CELT Steering Committee, Jerry Nelson, Ed, March, 2001, http://celt.ucolick.org/reports/report13_requirements_mar01.pdf

Dekany, R. G., Nelson, J. E., Bauman, B. J., Design considerations for CELT adaptive optics, Proc. SPIE Vol. 4003, 2000, p. 212-225.

Ellerbroek, B., First-order performance evaluation of adaptive-optics systems for atmospheric-turbulence compensation in extended-field-of-view astronomical telescopes, JOSA A 11, p. 783, 1994.

Ellerbroek, B. and Cochran, G., Wave optics propagation code for multiconjugate adaptive optics, SPIE proc. 4494, p. 104, 2000.

Ellerbroek, B., Efficient computation of minimum-variance wave-front reconstructors with sparse matrix techniques, JOSA A, 19, 9, 2002, p. 1803-1816.

Gavel, D.T., J. R. Morris, and R. G. Vernon, Systematic Design and Analysis of Laser-Guide-Star Adaptive-Optics Systems for Large Telescopes, Journal of the Optical Society of America A, 11, 2, 1994, 914-924.

Gavel, D.T., Technology challenges for adaptive optics on extremely large telescopes, Beyond Conventional Adaptive Optics Meeting, Venice, Italy, May, 2001.

Gavel, D. T. and D. Wiberg, Toward Strehl-Optimizing Adaptive Optics Controllers, Proc. SPIE, 4839, Astronomical Telescopes and Instrumentation, Waikoloa, HI, Aug. 2002.

Gemini-South MCAO PDR documentation, http://www.gemini.edu/sciops/instruments/adaptiveOptics/AOarchive.html

Gilles, L., Vogel, C., Ellerbroek, B., Multigrid preconditioned conjugate-gradient method for large-scale wave-front reconstruction, Journal of the Optical Society of America A, 19, 9, 2002, 1817-1822.

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Poyneer, L. A., Gavel, D. T., and Brase, J. M., Fast wavefront reconstruction in large adaptive optics systems using the Fourier transform, Journal Of The Optical Society Of America A, 19, 10, 2002, 2100-2111.

Tokovinin, A. and M. Le Louarn, Isoplanatism in a multiconjugate adaptive optics system, Journal of the Optical Society of America A, 17, 10, 2000, 1819-1827.

Tokovinin A. and E. Viard, Limiting precision of tomographic phase estimation, Journal of the Optical Society of America A, 18, 4, 2001, 873-882.

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Wild, W., Innovative wavefront estimators for zonal adaptive optics systems, II, SPIE 3353, 1998, 1164-1173.

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