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Comparison of LSST and DECam wavefront recovery algorithms

Lead Author: 
Xin, Bo
Other Authors/Credits: 
Roodman, A.; Angeli, G.; Claver, C.; Thomas, S.
Publication Date: 
Wednesday, July 27, 2016
Conference Papers
Bo Xin ; Aaron Roodman ; George Angeli ; Chuck Claver and Sandrine Thomas " Comparison of LSST and DECam wavefront recovery algorithms ", Proc. SPIE 9906, Ground-based and Airborne Telescopes VI, 99064J (July 27, 2016); doi:10.1117/12.2234456;
Journal or Publication name: 
SPIE Proceedings
We make a detailed quantitative comparison of the wavefront recovery algorithms between those developed for Dark Energy Camera (DECam) and the Large Synoptic Survey Telescope (LSST). Samples used in this study include images of out of focus stars collected by the DECam at the Blanco 4-meter...

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