Indexed on: 26 Oct '15Published on: 26 Oct '15Published in: The European Physical Journal Special Topics
The ICAN beam combining system may require a control with thousands of degrees of freedom. The methods developed for the control of adaptive optics are presented. The recent issues raised by the European-Extremely Large Telescope are introduced as well as the solutions presently studied. The possible benefits which could be drawn for ICAN are analysed.