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  • Frontiers in Optics 2009/Laser Science XXV/Fall 2009 OSA Optics & Photonics Technical Digest
  • OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optica Publishing Group, 2009),
  • paper AOTuA3
  • https://doi.org/10.1364/AOPT.2009.AOTuA3

ARGOS: The LBT’s Laser-Guided Adaptive Optics System

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The Large Binocular Telescope is adding a constellation of laser guide stars to supplement the first-light natural guide star adaptive optics (AO) system. In Phase I, we rely on Rayleigh beacons to implement ground-layer AO over a 4 arcminute field. An upgrade in Phase II will see the addition of sodium lasers to provide diffraction-limited operation with wide sky coverage.

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