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Adaptive optics for the E-ELT: Lessons for ICAN

Research paper by C. Petit, V. Michau, L. Lombard

Indexed on: 26 Oct '15Published on: 26 Oct '15Published in: The European Physical Journal Special Topics



Abstract

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.