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28 September 2004 Advanced Technology Solar Telescope: conceptual design and status
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The Advance Technology Solar Telescope (ATST) has finished its conceptual design stage, submitted a proposal for construction funding and is working towards a system level preliminary design review later this year. The current concept (including integrated adaptive optics and instrumentation) will be reviewed with concentration on solutions to the unique engineering challenges for a four meter solar telescope that have been previously presented. The overall status will be given with a concentration on near term milestones and impact on final completion targeted in 2012.
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Stephen Keil, Jacobus M. Oschmann Jr., Thomas R. Rimmele, Rob Hubbard, Mark Warner, Ron Price, Nathan Dalrymple, Bret Goodrich, Steven Hegwer, Frank Hill, and Jeremy Wagner "Advanced Technology Solar Telescope: conceptual design and status", Proc. SPIE 5489, Ground-based Telescopes, (28 September 2004);

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