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Gemini Observatory Has New Instrument To Study Universe With Such Clarity, Detail
2013-01-10 12:45:37

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Researchers at the Gemini Observatory in Chile are touting a new instrument that they claim will allow astronomers to “study the universe with an unprecedented level of clarity and detail.” The system is called GeMS, and it is an advanced adaptive optics system that has been installed on the Gemini South telescope. According to a statement released by representatives of the facility on Wednesday, it is the first...

2010-01-19 18:18:35

Unmanned aerial vehicles UAVs deployed on landscape analysis missions carry optical measuring equipment that is required to operate free of chromatic aberration. Researchers have now designed an all-reflective zoom objective with deformable mirrors. A small unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) circles above the ground, capturing the typical green of a coniferous forest or the radiated heat from a town. The objectives in its on-board measuring equipment must function free of chromatic aberration...

2008-08-04 12:00:33

Boston Micromachines Corporation, a leading provider of MEMS-based deformable mirror (DM) products for adaptive optics systems, today announced a new high speed, high precision controller for its award winning Multi-DM. With greater than 30 kHz frame rate and 14 bit resolution, the Multi-DM Controller provides a fifty fold improvement in speed and resolution over its predecessor, making it the fastest and highest resolution deformable mirror system on the market today. Also, Boston...