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20 August 1986 National Optical Astronomy Observatories (NOAO) Infrared Adaptive Optics Program I: General Description
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We describe the general principles behind a polychromatic adaptive optics prograff astronomy which was started at NOAO recently. In this program the atmospheric wavef distortions are measured at visible wavelengths (700nm) using an astronomical object vicinity of the infrared object of interest. The resulting wavefront corrections ar applied to an infrared imaging system which utilizes a two-dimensional detector arra
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Jacques M. Beckers, Francois J. Roddier, Peter R. Eisenhardt, Larry E. Goad, and Ker-Li Shu "National Optical Astronomy Observatories (NOAO) Infrared Adaptive Optics Program I: General Description", Proc. SPIE 0628, Advanced Technology Optical Telescopes III, (20 August 1986);


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