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28 July 2010 Adaptive optics and MCAO for the 4-m European Solar Telescope EST
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A consortium of more than 20 European solar physics institution from 15 different countries is conducting a design study for a 4 m class solar telescope which shall be situated at the Canary Islands. In this paper we introduce the AO and MCAO design concept for EST. A ground layer deformable mirror is combined with an arrangement of four deformable layer mirrors. A combination of Shack-Hartmann wave front sensors with wide and narrow fields of view is used to control the system and to achieve a corrected field of view of one arcmin.
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D. Soltau, T. Berkefeld, J. Sánchez Capuchino, M. Collados Vera, D. Del Moro, M. Löfdahl, and G. Scharmer "Adaptive optics and MCAO for the 4-m European Solar Telescope EST", Proc. SPIE 7736, Adaptive Optics Systems II, 77360U (28 July 2010); https://doi.org/10.1117/12.856851
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