Astronomical demonstration of an optical vortex coronagraph

Show simple item record Swartzlander, Grover Jr. Ford, Erin Abdul-Malik, Rukiah Close, Laird Peters, Mary Palacios, David Wilson, Daniel 2010-08-24T14:26:29Z 2010-08-24T14:26:29Z 2008-06-24
dc.identifier.citation Optics Express, Optical Society of America, vol. 16, no. 14 en_US
dc.description.abstract Using an optical vortex coronagraph and simple adaptive optics techniques, we have made the first convincing demonstration of an optical vortex coronagraph that is coupled to a star gazing telescope. We suppressed by 97% the primary star of a resolvable binary system, Cor Caroli. The stars had an angular separation of 1.9(lambda)/D at our imaging camera. The secondary star suffered no suppression from the vortex lens. en_US
dc.language.iso en_US en_US
dc.publisher Optical Society of America en_US
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dc.relation.ispartofseries vol. 16 en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries no. 14 en_US
dc.subject Adpative optics en_US
dc.subject Astronomical optics en_US
dc.subject Detection en_US
dc.subject Optical vortices en_US
dc.subject Spatial filtering en_US
dc.subject Telescopes en_US
dc.title Astronomical demonstration of an optical vortex coronagraph en_US
dc.type Article en_US

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