Adaptive Optics for Astronomical Telescopes (Innbundet)

Serie: Oxford Series in Optical & Imaging Sciences No.16


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Innbinding: Innbundet
Utgivelsesår: 1998
Antall sider: 448
Forlag: Oxford University Press Inc
Språk: Engelsk
Serie: Oxford Series in Optical & Imaging Sciences
Serienummer: No.16
ISBN/EAN: 9780195090192
Kategori: Teknologi, transport og landbruk og Naturvitenskap
Omtale: Adaptive Optics for Astronomical Telescopes
This book by one of the leaders in adaptive optics covers the fundamental theory and then describes in detail how this technology can be applied to large ground-based telescopes to compensate for the effects of atmospheric turbulence. It includes information on basic adaptive optics components and technology, and has chapters devoted to atmospheric turbulence, optical image structure, laser beacons, and overall system design. The chapter on system design is particularly detailed and includes performance estimation and optimization. Combining a clear discussion of physical principles with numerous real-world examples, this book will be a valuabe resource for all graduate students and researchers in astronomy and optics.

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