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Simulations of adaptive optics systems on 30-m-class telescopes

Britton, Matthew C. and Dekany, Richard (2002) Simulations of adaptive optics systems on 30-m-class telescopes. In: Integrated Modeling of Telescopes. Proceedings of SPIE. No.4757. Society of Photo-optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE) , Bellingham, WA, pp. 103-112. ISBN 0819445215. https://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechAUTHORS:20180716-113356513

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Abstract

In this paper we describe the development of a C++ class library for the simulation of adaptive optics systems. This library includes functionality to simulate the propagation of electromagnetic waves through a randomly generated turbulent atmosphere and through an adaptive optical system. It includes support for extended emitters and laser guide stars, and for different types of wavefront sensors and reconstructors. The library also aims to support parallelization of simulations across symmetric multiprocessor and cluster supercomputers.


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Additional Information:© 2002 Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE).
Series Name:Proceedings of SPIE
Issue or Number:4757
DOI:10.1117/12.489822
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Official Citation:Matthew C. Britton, Richard G. Dekany, "Simulations of adaptive optics systems on 30-m-class telescopes", Proc. SPIE 4757, Integrated Modeling of Telescopes, (30 July 2002); doi: 10.1117/12.489822; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.489822
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