ISBN-10:
1402034369
ISBN-13:
9781402034367
Pub. Date:
12/21/2005
Publisher:
Springer Netherlands
Optics in Astrophysics: Proceedings of the NATO Advanced Study Institute on Optics in Astrophysics, Carg�se, France from 16 to 28 September 2002 / Edition 1

Optics in Astrophysics: Proceedings of the NATO Advanced Study Institute on Optics in Astrophysics, Carg�se, France from 16 to 28 September 2002 / Edition 1

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ISBN-13: 9781402034367
Publisher: Springer Netherlands
Publication date: 12/21/2005
Series: Nato Science Series II: , #198
Edition description: 2005
Pages: 422
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.04(d)

Table of Contents

Preface. Acknowledgments.
Constraints of Ground-Based Observations: The Atmosphere; C. Paterson.
Interferences; C. Paterson.
A brief history of astronomical telescopes; Ph. Dierickx.
Modern Optical Design; J. Nelson and A. Sheinis.
Structural Mechanics; J. Nelson.
Segmented Mirror Telescopes; J. Nelson.
Hectometric Optical Telescopes – OWL; Ph. Dierickx.
Optical fabrication; R.E. Parks.
Optical Testing for the Next Generation Optical Telescopes; R.E. Parks.
MOEMS, micro-optics for astronomical instrumentation; F. Zamkotsian.
Optical and Infrared Detectors for Astronomy; J. W Beletic.
Spectroscopy; J. Allington-Smith.
Adaptive Optics; principles, performance and challenges; N. Devaney.
Laser Technologies for Laser Guided Adaptive Optics; D.M. Pennington.
Laser Guide Stars: principle, cone effect and tilt measurement; R. Foy.
Interferometry; O. von der Luhe. Guided Optics for Stellar Interferometry; F. Reynaud and L. Delage.
An introduction to gravitational-wave astronomy; V. Loriette.
Coatings Principles; J-M. Mackowski.
Classical Properties of Continuous Wave Optical Parametric Oscillators; Th. Coudreau et al.
An introduction to Quantum Optics; Th. Coudreau et al.
Atom Interferometry; A. Landragin et al.
Amplitude and Phase Detection of Incoherent Source; J-C. Lehureau.
Statistical Wavefront Sensing; R.G. Lane et al.
Introduction to Image Reconstruction and Inverse Problems; E. Thiébaut.

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