Third AO4ELT Conference
Adaptive Optics for Extremely Large telescopes
Proceedings

Simone Esposito, Luca Fini, eds.
ISBN: 978-88-908876-0-4



PAPERS BY SESSION                index by author
  1. ELT astronomy with AO
  2. AO systems for ELTs
  3. AO pathfinders and new ideas
  4. AO numerical simulations and modeling
  5. Wave-front sensing
  6. Wave-front correctors
  7. Laser guide star systems
  8. System control and algorithms
  9. Atmospheric turbulence and AO disturbances
  10. Data post-processing & optimization
  11. Other

ELT astronomy with AO

The EELT's View of Circumstellar Environments→ Citation
Gael Chauvin

The high redshift universe and cosmology→ Citation
Isobel Hook

Laboratory tests of planet signal extraction in high contrast images→ Citation
Pierre Baudoz, Johan Mazoyer, Raphael Galicher

High resolution in three dimensions with SWIFT and PALM3K→ Citation
Fraser Clarke, Niranjan Thatte, Matthias Tecza, Kieran O'Brien, Ryan Houghton, Dan Tiee, Leigh Fletcher, Pat Irwin, Aprajita Verma, Richard Dekany, Burruss Rick, Jenny Roberts

Astrometry in the Galactic center with the Thirty Meter Telescope→ Citation
Sylvana Yelda, Leo Meyer, Andrea Ghez, Tuan Do

Developing Performance Estimates for High Precision Astrometry with TMT→ Citation
Matthias Schoeck, Tuan Do, Brent Ellerbroek, Glen Herriot, Leo Meyer, Ryuji Suzuki, Lianqi Wang, Sylvana Yelda

Solar Adaptive Optics System for 1-m New Vacuum Solar Telescope→ Citation
Changhui Rao, Lei Zhu, Naiting Gu, Xuejun Rao, Lanqiang Zhang

The Large Binocular Telescope as an early ELT→ Citation
John Hill, Philip Hinz, David Ashby

Extrasolar Planet imaging exploiting the LBT AO system + Pisces camera→ Citation
Dino Mesa, Carmelo Arcidiacono, Riccardo Claudi, Silvano Desidera, Simone Esposito, Raffaele Gratton, Elena Masciadri

Adaptive Optics for the 8 meter Chinese Giant Solar Telescope→ Citation
Jacques Beckers, Zhong Liu, Yuanyong Deng, Haisheng Ji

Simulations of high-z galaxy observations with an E-ELT/MOS→ Citation
Mathieu Puech, Karen Disseau, Laura Pentericci


AO systems for ELTs

Overview of the E-ELT MCAO module project→ Citation
Emiliano Diolaiti

The phasing system for the Giant Magellan Telescope→ Citation
Brian McLeod, Antonin Bouchez, D. Scott Acton

Avoiding to trade sensitivity for linearity in a real world WFS→ Citation
Davide Greggio, Demetrio Magrin, Jacopo Farinato, Roberto Ragazzoni, Maria Bergomi, Marco Dima, Luca Marafatto, Valentina Viotto

Global multi conjugateed adaptive optics (GMCAO) aiming to the (whole) sky→ Citation
Roberto Ragazzoni, Valentina Viotto, Demetrio Magrin, Maria Bergomi, Marco Dima, Jacopo Farinato, Davide Greggio, Luca Marafatto

Optical design of MAORY turbulence simulator→ Citation
Matteo Lombini, Emiliano Diolaiti, Carmelo Arcidiacono, Giovanni Bregoli, Giuseppe Cosentino, Adriano De Rosa, Italo Foppiani, Laura Schreiber

Integrated Optic Segment Piston Sensor for the GMT→ Citation
Francis Bennet, Kristina Uhlendorf, Rusty Gardhouse, Rodolphe Conan, Brady Espeland, Antonin Bouchez

Adaptive Optics for the Thirty Meter Telescope→ Citation
Brent Ellerbroek

GMT Laser Guide Star Facility→ Citation
Celine D'Orgeville, Antonin Bouchez, Rodolphe Conan, Brady Espeland, Rusty Gardhouse, J. Hart, I. Price, Gelys Trancho, Kristina Uhlendorf

The opto-mechanical design of the LTAO WFS for the Giant Magellan Telescope→ Citation
Kristina Uhlendorf, Brady Espeland, Rusty Gardhouse, Rodolphe Conan, Antonin Bouchez

Roadmap for PCS, the Planetary Camera and Spectrograph for the E-ELT→ Citation
Markus Kasper, Christophe Verinaud, Dimitri Mawet

Lyot-based ultra-fine pointing control system for phase mask coronagraphs→ Citation
Garima Singh, Frantz Martinache, Pierre Baudoz, Olivier Guyon, Christophe Clergeon, Taro Matsuo

GMT Laser Guide Star Facility→ Citation
Celine D'Orgeville, Antonin Bouchez, Rodolphe Conan, Brady Espeland, Rusty Gardhouse, J. Hart, I. Price, Gelys Trancho, Kristina Uhlendorf


AO pathfinders and new ideas

Focal Plane Wavefront Sensing with a self-coherent camera→ Citation
Raphael Galicher, Jacques Robert Delorme, Pierre Baudoz, Johan Mazoyer

The ESO Adaptive Optics Facility under Test→ Citation
Robin Arsenault, Pierre-Yves Madec, Jerome Paufique, Paolo La Penna, Stefan Stroebele, Elise Vernet, Jean-François Pirard, Wolfgang Hackenberg, Harald Kuntschner, Johann Kolb, Nicolas Muller, Miska Le Louarn, Paola Amico, Norbert Hubin, Jean-Louis Lizon, Rob Ridings, Jose Abad, Gert Fischer, Volker Heinz, Mario Kiekebusch, Javier Argomedo, Ralf Conzelmann, Sebastien Tordo, Rob Donaldson, Christian Soenke, Philippe Duhoux, Enrico Fedrigo, Bernard Delabre, Andrea Jost, Michel Duchateau, Mark Downing, Javier Moreno, Antonio Manescau, Domenico Bonaccini Calia, Marco Quattri, Christophe Dupuy, Ivan Guidolin, Mauro Comin, Ronald Guzman, Bernard Buzzoni, Jutta Quentin, Steffan Lewis, Paul Jolley, Max Kraus, Thomas Pfrommer, Aurea Garcia-Rissmann, Roberto Biasi, Daniele Gallieni, Remko Stuik

Final A&T stages of the Gemini Planet Finder→ Citation
Markus Hartung, Bruce Macintosh, Lisa Poyneer, Dimitri Savransky, Donald Gavel, Dave Palmer, Sandrine Thomas, Daren Dillon, Jeffrey Chilcote, Patrick Ingraham, Naru Sadakuni, Kent Wallace, Marshall Perrin, Christian Marois, Jerome Maire, Fredrik Rantakyro, Pascale Hibon, Les Saddlemyer, Stephen Goodsell

Current status of Raven, a MOAO science demonstrator for Subaru→ Citation
Olivier Lardière, David Andersen, Colin Bradley, Célia Blain, Darryl Gamroth, Kate Jackson, Przemek Lach, Reston Nash, Shin Oya, Laurie Pham, Jean-Pierre Veran, Carlos Correia

Multiple Object Adaptive Optics: Mixed NGS/LGS tomography→ Citation
Tim Morris, Eric Gendron, Alastair Basden, Olivier Martin, James Osborn, David Henry, Zoltan Hubert, Gaetano Sivo, Damien Gratadour, Fanny Chemla, Arnaud Sevin, Matthieu Cohen, Eddy Younger, Fabrice Vidal, Richard Wilson, Tim Batterley, Urban Bitenc, Andrew Reeves, Nazim Bharmal, Henri-François Raynaud, Caroline Kulcsar, Jean-Marc Conan, Dani Guzman, Javier De Cos Juez, Jean-Michel Huet, Denis Perret, Colin Dickson, David Atkinson, Tom Baillie, Andy Longmore, Stephen Todd, Gordon Talbot, Simon Morris, Richard Myers, Gérard Rousset

GeMS first science results→ Citation
Benoit Neichel, Fabrice Vidal, François Rigaut, Rodrigo Carrasco, Gustavo Arriagada, Andrew Serio, Peter Pessev, Claudia Winge, Marcos Van Dam, Vincent Garrel, Constanza Araujo, Maxime Boccas, Vincent Fesquet, Ramon Galvez, Gaston Gausachs, Javier Luhrs, Vanessa Montes, Cristian Moreno, William Rambold, Chadwick Trujillo, Cristian Urrutia, Tomislav Vucina

ATST and Solar AO state of art→ Citation
Thomas Rimmele, Friedrich Woeger, Jose Marino

Field tests of elongated Na LGS wavefront sensing for the E-ELT→ Citation
Gérard Rousset, Damien Gratadour, Tim Morris, Richard Myers, Domenico Bonaccini Calia, Eric Gendron, Thomas Pfrommer, Gordon Talbot

SCExAO as a precursor to an ELT exoplanet direct imaging instrument→ Citation
Nemanja Jovanovic, Olivier Guyon, Frantz Martinache, Christophe Clergeon, Garima Singh, Sebastien Vievard, Tomoyuki Kudo, Vincent Garrel, Barnaby Norris, Peter Tuthill, Paul Stewart, Elsa Huby, Guy Perrin, Sylvestre Lacour

Discret aperture mapping with a micro-lenses array for interferometric direct imaging→ Citation
Fabien Patru, Jacopo Antichi, Patrick Rabou, Enrico Giro, Dimitri Mawet, Julien Milli, Julien Girard, Marcel Carbillet, Denis Mourard

Into the Blue: AO Science in the Visible with MagAO→ Citation
Laird Close, Jared Males, Katie Morzinski, Derek Kopon, Kate Follette, Timothy Rodigas, Philip Hinz, Ya-Lin Wu, Alfio Puglisi, Simone Esposito, Armando Riccardi, Enrico Pinna, Marco Xompero, Runa Briguglio, Alan Uomoto, Tison Hare

Lab results from the GREGOR MCAO test bench→ Citation
Dirk Schmidt, Thomas Berkefeld, Frank Heidecke

High Contrast Imaging with an Arbitrary Aperture: Active Correction of Aperture Discontinuities→ Citation
Laurent Pueyo, Colin Norman, Remi Soummer, Marshall Perrin, Mamadou N'Diaye, Elodie Choquet

First on-sky validation of full LQG control with vibration mitigation on the CANARY MOAO pathfinder→ Citation
Gaetano Sivo, Caroline Kulcsar, Jean-Marc Conan, Henri-François Raynaud, Eric Gendron, Alastair Basden, Fabrice Vidal, Tim Morris, Serge Meimon, Cyril Petit, Damien Gratadour, Olivier Martin, Zoltan Hubert, Gérard Rousset, Nigel Dipper, Gordon Talbot, Eddy Younger, Richard Myers

Laboratory results and status update for Pathfinder, the LINC-NIRVANA NGS ground-layer AO subsystem→ Citation
Derek Kopon, Al Conrad, Thomas Bertram, Tom Herbst, Martin Kürster, Juergen Berwein, Roberto Ragazzoni, Jacopo Farinato, Valentina Viotto, Maria Bergomi, Ralf-Rainer Rohloff, Harald Baumeister, Fulvio De Bonis, Ralph Hofferbert, Alessandro Brunelli, Carmelo Arcidiacono, Jörg-Uwe Pott, Peter Bizenberger, Florian Briegel, Daniel Meschke, Lars Mohr, Xianyu Zhang, Frank Kittmann

Integration of SAXO, the VLT-SPHERE extreme AO : final performance→ Citation
Thierry Fusco, Jean-François Sauvage, Cyril Petit, Anne Costille, Kjetil Dohlen, Jean-Luc Beuzit, David Mouillet, Pascal Puget, Laurence Gluck, Sylvain Rochat, Andrea Baruffolo, Bernardo Salasnich, Markus Kasper, Marcos Suarez, Christian Soenke, Enrico Fedrigo, Pierre Baudoz, Arnaud Sevin, Denis Perret, François Wildi

Robotic visible-light laser adaptive optics→ Citation
Christoph Baranec, Reed Riddle, Nicholas Law, A. N. Ramaprakash, Shriharsh Tendulkar, Khanh Bui, Mahesh Burse, Pravin Chordia, Hillol Das, Richard Dekany, Shrinivas Kulkarni, Sujit Punnadi

Infrared Differential Imager and Spectrograph for SPHERE: Performance Status with Extreme Adaptive Optics before shipment to ESO/VLT→ Citation
Maud Langlois, Arthur Vigan, Claire Moutou, Jean-François Sauvage, Kjetil Dohlen, Anne Costille, David Mouillet, David Le Mignant

Concept for Solar Multi-Conjugate Adaptive Optics at Big Bear Observatory→ Citation
Maud Langlois, Gil Moretto, Clémentine Béchet, Icíar Montilla, Michel Tallon, Philip Goode, Nicolas Gorceix, Sergey Shumko

Optical Set-Up and Design for Solar Multi-conjugate Adaptive Optics at the 1.6m New Solar Telescope, Big Bear Solar Observatory→ Citation
Gil Moretto, Maud Langlois, Philip Goode, Nicolas Gorceix, Sergey Shumko

HIGH-CONTRAST EXOPLANET IMAGING WITH CLIO2, THE MAGELLAN ADAPTIVE OPTICS INFRARED CAMERA→ Citation
Katie Morzinski, Laird Close, Jared Males, Philip Hinz, Alfio Puglisi, Simone Esposito, Armando Riccardi, Enrico Pinna, Marco Xompero, Runa Briguglio, Kate Follette, Derek Kopon, Andy Skemer, Victor Gasho, Alan Uomoto, Tyson Hare, Carmelo Arcidiacono, Fernando Quiros-Pacheco, Javier Argomedo, Lorenzo Busoni, Timothy Rodigas, Ya-Lin Wu

First exoplanet and disk results with the PALM-3000 adaptive optics system→ Citation
Richard Dekany, Rick Burruss, J. Chris Shelton, Ben Oppenheimer, Gautam Vasisht, Stanimir Metchev, Jennifer Roberts, Jonathan Tesch, Tuan Truong, Jennifer Milburn, David Hale, Christoph Baranec, Sergi Hildebrandt, Matthew Wahl, Chas Beichman, Lynne Hillenbrand, Rahul Patel, Sasha Hinkley, Eric Cady, Ian Parry

HIGH CONTRAST IMAGING WITH THE MAGELLAN VisAO CAMERA→ Citation
Jared Males, Laird Close, Katie Morzinski, Derek Kopon, Kate Follette, Philip Hinz, Timothy Rodigas, Alfio Puglisi, Simone Esposito, Armando Riccardi, Enrico Pinna, Marco Xompero, Runa Briguglio, Ya-Lin Wu, Alan Uomoto, Tison Hare

GeMS: from the on-sky experimental system to science operation. The AO point of view→ Citation
Fabrice Vidal, Benoit Neichel, François Rigaut, Rodrigo Carrasco, Claudia Winge, Peter Pessev, Andrew Serio, Gustavo Arriagada, Cristian Moreno, William Rambold, Javier Luhrs, Maxime Boccas, Celine D'Orgeville, Vincent Fesquet, Chadwick Trujillo, Ramon Galvez, Gaston Gausachs, Tomislav Vucina, Vanessa Montes, Cristian Urrutia, Claudio Marchant, Sarah Diggs

Preliminary studies into the reduction of dome seeing using air curtains→ Citation
Scott Wells, Alastair Basden, Richard Myers

Adaptive Phase-Mask Coronagraph→ Citation
Haguenauer Pierre, Bourget Pierre, Mawet Dimitri, Nicolas Schuhler

The Giant Magellan Telescope Laser Tomography Adaptive Optics System→ Citation
Rodolphe Conan, Francis Bennet, Antonin Bouchez, Marcos Van Dam, Brady Espeland, Warren Gardouse, Celine D'Orgeville, N. Paulin, Piotr Piatrou, I. Price, François Rigaut, Gelys Trancho, Kristina Uhlendorf


AO numerical simulations and modeling

Wind profiling via slope detection and ranging: algorithm formulation and performance analysis for laser guide star tomography on extremely large telescopes→ Citation
Luc Gilles, Brent Ellerbroek

Discrete time Hinf control of tip-tilt modes with saturating actuators→ Citation
Jean-Pierre Folcher

Two Pathfinder Tests of High Precision Astrometry On-Sky→ Citation
S. Mark Ammons, Eduardo Bendek, Olivier Guyon, Bruce Macintosh, Christian Marois, Benoit Neichel, Raphael Galicher, Dimitri Savransky

Development of vibration source requirements for TMT to ensure AO performance→ Citation
Doug MacMartin, Hugh Thompson

Multiscale modeling for the simulation of not completely frozen flow turbulence→ Citation
Alessandro Beghi, Angelo Cenedese, Andrea Masiero

Evaluation of Astrometry Errors due to the Optical Surface Distortions in Adaptive Optics Systems and Science Instruments→ Citation
Brent Ellerbroek, Glen Herriot, Ryuji Suzuki, Schoeck Matthias

Preliminary performance analysis of the Multi-Conjugate AO system of the EST→ Citation
Icíar Montilla, Clémentine Béchet, Maud Langlois, Michel Tallon, Manuel Collados

Parameterising E-ELT AO PSFs for detailed science simulations for HARMONI→ Citation
Simon Zieleniewski, Niranjan Thatte

First GPU-based end-to-end AO simulations to dimension the E-ELT MICADO SCAO mode→ Citation
Yann Clenet, Damien Gratadour, Eric Gendron, Gérard Rousset, Arnaud Sevin

Frequency-based design of Adaptive Optics systems→ Citation
Guido Agapito, Giorgio Battistelli, Daniele Mari, Daniela Selvi, Alberto Tesi, Pietro Tesi

SIMULATING ASTRONOMICAL ADAPTIVE OPTICS SYSTEMS USING YAO→ Citation
François Rigaut, Marcos Van Dam

Of spiders and elongated spots→ Citation
Miska Le Louarn, Clémentine Béchet, Michel Tallon

Wavefront Reconstruction for a Natural Guide Star Ground Layer Adaptive Optics System on the Giant Magellan Telescope→ Citation
Marcos Van Dam, Antonin Bouchez, Rodolphe Conan, Brian McLeod


Wave-front sensing

Visible and Infrared Wavefront Sensing detectors review in Europe - part I→ Citation
Philippe Feautrier, Jean-luc Gach

Development of a Pyramid Wave-front Sensor→ Citation
Kacem El Hadi, Mael Vignaux, Thierry Fusco

Direct detection of exoplanets in polychromatic light with a Self-coherent camera→ Citation
Johan Mazoyer, Pierre Baudoz, Raphael Galicher, Gérard Rousset

The Subaru Coronagraphic Extreme AO High Speed and High Sensitivity Wavefront Sensors→ Citation
Christophe Clergeon, Olivier Guyon, Frantz Martinache, Jean-Pierre Veran, Eric Gendron, Gérard Rousset, Carlos Correia, Vincent Garrel

Integration and laboratory characterization of the ARGOS laser guide star wavefront sensors→ Citation
Lorenzo Busoni, Marco Bonaglia, Luca Carbonaro, Tommaso Mazzoni, Jacopo Antichi, Simone Esposito, Gilles Orban De Xivry, Sebastian Rabien

Lab demonstration of the Zernike phase mask near-coronagraph quasi static aberrations sensor, ZELDA→ Citation
Kjetil Dohlen, Fabrice Madec, Mamadou N'Diaye, Baptiste Paul, Thierry Fusco, Aissa Jolivet, Ding Luo, Lydia Yatcheva, Jean-François Sauvage, Laurent Mugnier, Marc Ferrari

Improved tilt sensing in an LGS-based tomographic AO system based on instantaneous PSF estimation→ Citation
Jean-Pierre Veran

On-sky validation of LIFT on GEMS→ Citation
Cedric Plantet, Serge Meimon, Jean-Marc Conan, Benoit Neichel, Thierry Fusco

Experimental study of a low-order wavefront sensor for a high-contrast coronagraphic imager at 1.2 lambda/D→ Citation
Julien Lozi, Ruslan Belikov, Glenn Schneider, Olivier Guyon, Eugene Pluzhnik, Sandrine Thomas, Frantz Martinache

Wave-front reconstruction for the non-linear curvature wave-front sensor→ Citation
Carlos Correia, Jean-Pierre Veran, Olivier Guyon, Christophe Clergeon

Multiple FoV MCAO on its way to the sky→ Citation
Maria Bergomi, Valentina Viotto, Jacopo Farinato, Luca Marafatto, Kalyan Radakrishnan, Roberto Ragazzoni, Marco Dima, Demetrio Magrin, Carmelo Arcidiacono, Emiliano Diolaiti, Italo Foppiani, Matteo Lombini, Laura Schreiber, Thomas Bertram, Peter Bizenberger, Al Conrad, Tom Herbst, Frank Kittmann, Derek Kopon, Daniel Meschke, Xianyu Zhang

A study of Pyramid WFS behaviour under imperfect illumination→ Citation
Valentina Viotto, Demetrio Magrin, Maria Bergomi, Marco Dima, Jacopo Farinato, Luca Marafatto, Roberto Ragazzoni

Development of a pyramidal wavefront sensor test-bench at INO→ Citation
Simon Turbide, Min Wang, Jonny Gauvin, Olivier Martin, Maxime Savard, Pascal Bourqui, Jean-Pierre Veran, William Deschenes, Genevieve Anctil, François Chateauneuf

Real-time wavefront reconstruction from intensity measurements→ Citation
Carlas Smith, Raluca Marinica, Michel Verhaegen

High-order coronographic phase diversity: demonstration of COFFEE on SPHERE→ Citation
Baptiste Paul, Jean-François Sauvage, Laurent Mugnier, Kjetil Dohlen, David Mouillet, Thierry Fusco, Jean-Luc Beuzit, Marc Ferrari, Mamadou N'Diaye

Pyramid wavefront sensor performance with laser guide stars→ Citation
Fernando Quiros-Pacheco, Enrico Pinna, Alfio Puglisi, Lorenzo Busoni, Guido Agapito, Sebastian Rabien, Simone Esposito

The AOLI Non-Linear Curvature Wavefront Sensor: High sensitivity reconstruction for low-order AO→ Citation
Jonathan Crass, David King, Craig Mackay


Wave-front correctors

The new VLT-DSM M2 unit: construction and electromechanical testing→ Citation
Daniele Gallieni, Roberto Biasi

Optical calibration and test of the VLT Deformable Secondary Mirror→ Citation
Runa Briguglio, Marco Xompero, Armando Riccardi, Mario Andrighettoni, Dietrich Pescoller, Roberto Biasi, Daniele Gallieni, Elise Vernet, Johann Kolb, Robin Arsenault, Pierre-Yves Madec

The Adaptive Mirror for the E-ELT→ Citation
Elise Vernet, Marc Cayrel, Norbert Hubin, Roberto Biasi, Gerald Angerer, Mario Andrighettoni, Dietrich Pescoller, Daniele Gallieni, Matteo Tintori, Marco Mantegazza, Armando Riccardi, Marco Riva, Giorgio Pariani, Runa Briguglio, Marco Xompero

Improving the broadband contrast at small inner working angles using image sharpening techniques→ Citation
Sandrine Thomas, Eugene Pluzhnik, Julien Lozi, Ruslan Belikov, Fred Witteborn, Thomas Greene, Glenn Schneider, Olivier Guyon


Laser guide star systems

Laser Guide Stars for Hypertelescopes→ Citation
Paul Nuñez, Antoine Labeyrie

Upgrade of the ESO Laser Guide Star Facility→ Citation
Steffan Lewis, Domenico Bonaccini Calia, Bernard Buzzoni, Philippe Duhoux, Gert Fischer, Ivan Guidolin, Renate Hintershuster, Ronald Holzloehner, Paul Jolley, Thomas Pfrommer, Dan Popovic, Alvaro Alvarez, Juan Beltran, Julien Girard, Frederic Gonte

Review of Gemini South Laser Guide Star Facility performance and upgrades→ Citation
Vincent Fesquet, Constanza Araujo, Vincent Garrel, Andrew Serio, Fabrice Vidal, Gustavo Arriagada, Maxime Boccas, Fabian Collao, Sarah Diggs, Jeff Donahue, Celine D'Orgeville, Gaston Gausachs, Claudio Marchant, Vanessa Montes, Cristian Moreno, Benoit Neichel, Richard Oram, Peter Pessev, William Rambold, Cristian Urrutia, Tomislav Vucina

NA- laser guide star AO with dynamical refocus→ Citation
Sebastian Rabien, Fernando Quiros-Pacheco, Enrico Pinna, Lorenzo Busoni, Simone Esposito

Status of ARGOS - The Laser Guide Star System for the LBT→ Citation
Walfried Raab, Sebastian Rabien, Wolfgang Gaessler, Simone Esposito, Jacopo Antichi, Michael Lloyd-Hart, Lothar Barl, Udo Beckmann, Marco Bonaglia, Jose Borelli, Joar Brynnel, Peter Buschkamp, Lorenzo Busoni, Luca Carbonaro, Julian Christou, Claus Connot, Richard Davies, Matthias Deysenroth, Olivier Durney, Richard Green, Hans Gemperlein, Victor Gasho, Marcus Haug, Pete Hubbard, Sebastian Ihle, Martin Kulas, Christina Loose, Michael Lehmitz, Jamison Noenickx, Edmund Nussbaum, Gilles Orban De Xivry, Andreas Quirrenbach, Diethard Peter, Gustavo Rahmer, Matt Rademacher, Jesper Storm, Christian Schwab, Vidhya Vaitheeswaran, Julian Ziegleder

Wide-field wavefront sensing in solar adaptive optics : modeling and effects on reconstruction→ Citation
Clémentine Béchet, Michel Tallon, Icíar Montilla, Maud Langlois

A two deformable-mirror concept to improve the laser efficiency of Gemini South MCAO (GeMS)→ Citation
Clémentine Béchet, Andrés Guesalaga, Benoit Neichel, Vincent Fesquet, Dani Guzman

Analysis of fratricide effect observed with GeMS and its relevance for large aperture astronomical telescopes→ Citation
Angel Otarola, Benoit Neichel, Lianqi Wang, Corinne Boyer, Brent Ellerbroek, François Rigaut

Altair at Gemini North: Full Sky Coverage Laser AO Correction at Visible Wavelengths→ Citation
Chadwick Trujillo, Jesse Ball, Maxime Boccas, Chas Cavedoni, Julian Christou, Dolores Coulson, Angelic Ebbers, Kimberly Emig, Inger Jorgensen, Stacy Kang, Olivier Lai, Anthony Matulonis, Richard McDermid, Bryan Miller, Benoit Neichel, Richard Oram, François Rigaut, Kathy Roth, Thomas Schneider, Andy Stephens, Gelys Trancho, Brian Walls, John White, Gemini Software Team

Real-Time Laser Guide Star Elongation and Uplink Turbulence in the Lab→ Citation
Andrew Reeves, Richard Myers, Tim Morris, Alastair Basden, Nazim Bharmal

GLAO in the visible, the SAM experience→ Citation
Andrei Tokovinin


System control and algorithms

Fast autonomous holographic adaptive optics→ Citation
Geoff Andersen, Fassil Ghebremichael, Paul Gelsinger-Austin, Ken MacDonald, Ravi Gaddipati, Phani Gaddipati

A frequency dependent preconditioned wavelet method for atmospheric tomography→ Citation
Mykhaylo Yudytskiy, Tapio Helin, Ronny Ramlau

Estimating the reduction of vibrations in MACAO and ALTAIR AO systems using H2 control synthesis→ Citation
Andrés Guesalaga, Pierre Haguenauer, Frederic Gonte, Jared O'Neal, Benoit Neichel, Olivier Lai Lai, Chad Trujillo, Dani Guzman

Building a reliable, scalable and affordable RTC for AO instruments on ELTs→ Citation
Damien Gratadour, Arnaud Sevin, Denis Perret, Julien Brule

Reducing the latency of the Fractal Iterative Method to half an iteration→ Citation
Clémentine Béchet, Michel Tallon

A hierarchical wavefront reconstruction algorithm for gradient sensors→ Citation
Nazim Bharmal, Urban Bitenc, Alastair Basden, Richard Myers

Tests of novel wavefront reconstructors on sky with CANARY→ Citation
Urban Bitenc, Matthias Rosensteiner, Nazim Bharmal, Alastair Basden, Tim Morris, Andreas Obereder, Nigel Dipper, Eric Gendron, Fabrice Vidal, Gérard Rousset, Damien Gratadour, Olivier Martin, Zoltan Hubert, Richard Myers

Adaptive Optics Real-time Control Systems for the E-ELT→ Citation
Nigel Dipper, Alastair Basden, Urban Bitenc, Richard Myers, Andrew Richards, Eddy Younger

Local Ensemble Transform Kalman Filter: a non stationary control law for complex adaptive optics systems on ELTs→ Citation
Morgan Gray, Cyril Petit, Sergey Rodionov, Laurent Bertino, Marc Bocquet, Thierry Fusco

Real-time control system verification for ELT AO systems→ Citation
Alastair Basden, Richard Myers, Tim Morris, Nazim Bharmal, Urban Bitenc, Nigel Dipper, Andrew Reeves, Eric Gendron, Gérard Rousset, Zoltan Hubert, Fabrice Vidal, Olivier Matin, Damien Gratadour, Fanny Chemla

Design and Testing of GPU based RTC for TMT NFIRAOS→ Citation
Lianqi Wang


Atmospheric turbulence and AO disturbances

PML/PBL: A new generalized monitor of atmospheric turbulence profiles→ Citation
Aziz Ziad, Flavien Blary, Julien Borgnino, Yan Fanteï-Caujolle, Eric Aristidi, François Martin, Henri Lantéri, Richard Douet, Erick Bondoux, Djamel Mekarnia

Surface Layer turbulence profiling with the SL-SLODAR and LuSci at ESO Paranal Observatory→ Citation
Gianluca Lombardi, Marc Sarazin, Farid Char, C. Gonzales Avila, Julio Navarrete, Andrei Tokovinin, R.w. Wilson, T. Buttlerey

A roadmap for a new era turbulence studies program applied to the ground-based astronomy supported by AO→ Citation
Elena Masciadri, Gérard Rousset, Thierry Fusco, Alastair Basden, Piercarlo Bonifacio, Jesus Fuensalida, Clélia Robert, Marc Sarazin, Richard Wilson, Aziz Ziad

Defining reference turbulence profiles for E-ELT AO performance simulations→ Citation
Marc Sarazin, Miska Le Louarn, Joana Ascenso, Giancluca Lombardi, Julio Navarrete

Analysis of the frozen flow assumption using GeMS telemetry data→ Citation
Angela Cortés, Alex Rudy, Benoit Neichel, Lisa Poyneer, S. Mark Ammons, Andrés Guesalaga

Lotuce: A new monitor for turbulence characterization inside telescope's dome→ Citation
Aziz Ziad, Wassila Dali Ali, Julien Borgnino, Marc Sarazin, Bernard Buzzoni

Cn2 profile reconstruction with Shack-Hartmann slope and scintillation data: first on-sky results→ Citation
Juliette Voyez, Clélia Robert, Jean-Marc Conan, Laurent Mugnier, Vincent Michau, Bruno Fleury, Etienne Samain, Aziz Ziad

First results on dome turbulence characterisation using the LOTUCE prototype→ Citation
Amokrane Berdja, James Osborn, Marc Sarazin, Wassila Dali Ali, Aziz Ziad

Stereo SCIDAR: Profiling atmospheric optical turbulence with improved altitude resolution→ Citation
James Osborn, Richard Wilson, Harry Shepherd, Timothy Butterley, Vik Dhillon, Remy Avila

MOSE: a feasibility study for the prediction of the optical turbulence and meteorological parameters at Cerro Paranal and Cerro Armazones→ Citation
Elena Masciadri, Franck Lascaux, Luca Fini

MOSE: meso-scale prediction of near-ground meteorological parameters at ESO sites (Cerro Paranal and Cerro Armazones)→ Citation
Franck Lascaux, Elena Masciadri, Luca Fini


Data post-processing & optimization

Deconvolution-based super resolution for post-AO data→ Citation
Marcel Carbillet, Andrea La Camera, Olivier Chesneau, Florentin Millour, Julien Girard, Marco Prato

Point Spread Function extraction in crowded fields using blind deconvolution→ Citation
Laura Schreiber, Andrea La Camera, Marco Prato, Emiliano Diolaiti

A new method for adaptive optics point spread function reconstruction→ Citation
Jonathan Exposito, Damien Gratadour, Gérard Rousset, Yann Clenet, Eric Gendron, Laurent Mugnier

Practical issues with phase diversity for NCPA compensation resolved on the CANARY demonstrator→ Citation
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