Preliminary Design of the Real-Time Control Software for the Adaptive Optics of AOLI

  • Carlos Colodro-Conde
  • Luis F. Rodríguez-Ramos
  • Isidro Villó
  • Craig Mackay
  • Rafael Rebolo
  • Jonathan Crass
  • Juan J. Fernández-Valdivia
  • David L. King
  • Lucas Labadie
  • Roberto López
  • Alejandro Oscoz
  • Antonio Pérez-Garrido
  • Marta Puga
  • José M. Rodríguez-Ramos
  • Sergio Velasco
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 9108)

Abstract

This paper describes the preliminary design of the software that will perform real-time control of the adaptive optics section of a new astronomical instrument that will combine the benefits of low order adaptive optics with lucky imaging. Such combination will allow astronomers to obtain near diffraction limited images in the visible spectrum on large ground-based telescopes using faint natural guide stars.

Keywords

Adaptive optics Real-time control Astronomical instrumentation 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Carlos Colodro-Conde
    • 4
  • Luis F. Rodríguez-Ramos
    • 2
    • 3
  • Isidro Villó
    • 4
  • Craig Mackay
    • 1
  • Rafael Rebolo
    • 2
    • 3
    • 6
  • Jonathan Crass
    • 1
  • Juan J. Fernández-Valdivia
    • 7
  • David L. King
    • 1
  • Lucas Labadie
    • 5
  • Roberto López
    • 2
    • 3
  • Alejandro Oscoz
    • 2
    • 3
  • Antonio Pérez-Garrido
    • 4
  • Marta Puga
    • 2
    • 3
  • José M. Rodríguez-Ramos
    • 7
  • Sergio Velasco
    • 2
    • 3
  1. 1.Institute of AstronomyUniversity of CambridgeCambridgeUK
  2. 2.Instituto de Astrofísica de CanariasLa LagunaSpain
  3. 3.Departamento de AstrofísicaUniversidad de La LagunaLa LagunaSpain
  4. 4.Universidad Politécnica de CartagenaCartagenaSpain
  5. 5.I. Physikalsiches InstitutUniversität zu KölnKölnGermany
  6. 6.Consejo Superior de Investigaciones CientíficasSevilleSpain
  7. 7.Departamento de Física Fundamental y Experimental, Electrónica y SistemasUniversidad de La LagunaLa LagunaSpain

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