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AOtools: Adaptive optics modeling and analysis toolkit

Postby Ada Coda » Thu Oct 31, 2019 8:30 pm

AOtools: Adaptive optics modeling and analysis toolkit

Abstract: The AOtools package offers generic adaptive optics processing tools in addition to astronomy-specific methods; among these are analyzing data in the pupil plane, images and point spread functions in the focal plane, wavefront sensors, modeling of atmospheric turbulence, physical optical propagation of wavefronts, and conversion functions to convert stellar brightness into photon flux for a given waveband. The software also calculates integrated atmospheric parameters, such as coherence time and isoplanatic angle from atmospheric turbulence and wind speed profile.

Credit: Townson, M. J.; Farley, O. J. D.; Orban de Xivry, G.; Osborn, J.; Reeves, A. P.


Bibcode: 2019ascl.soft10021T

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ID: ascl:1910.021
Last edited by Ada Coda on Thu Nov 07, 2019 3:37 pm, edited 1 time in total.
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