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  • Palomar Laser Guide Star Adaptive Optics achieves first significant correction, up to 34% K-band Strehl in superior seeing conditions at Palomar Mountain (A. Bouchez, LGS Team Lead) (Sept 9, 2006)
  • COO awarded $1.1M by National Science Foundation Major Research Instrumentation (MRI) program for systems engineering and development of low-order wavefront sensors for PALM-3000 project (R. Dekany, PI) (Sept 3, 2006)
  • COO awarded $240K by the Defense University Research Instrumentation Program (DURIP) for development of ultra-high-speed PALM-3000 computer system (R. Dekany, PI) (April 6, 2006)

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# TitleSorted descending Format Owner Status Ver. Date
607 Palomar: Trial run of SWIFT installation .pdf A. Moore Released 1.0 8/2/06
608 Palomar: PALAO optical beam heights .pdf A. Moore Released 1.0 8/2/06
603 Palomar: PALAO Interface Control Document .pdf A. Moore Draft 2.0 7/7/06
619 Palomar LLT flexure .pdf A. Bouchez released 1.0 4/20/07
605 Palomar LGS flux .pdf A. Bouchez Released 2.1 7/27/06
609 Palomar Laser Diagnostics Requirements .pdf A. Bouchez draft 1.0 8/7/06
606 Palomar BTO transmission .pdf A. Bouchez Released 2.0 8/7/06
616 PALM-LGS non-common path flexure .pdf A. Bouchez released 2.0 3/21/07
610 PALM-3000 telemetry requirements .pdf A. Bouchez draft 1.0 8/11/06
612 PALM-3000 Science Requirements Document (SRD) .doc R. Dekany Released 1.01 3/17/06
622 PALM-3000 optical configuration study .pdf A. Bouchez released 1.0 7/15/07
623 PALM-3000 observing scenarios .pdf A. Bouchez released 1.0 7/16/07
620 PALM-3000 IRTT Dichroic Optimization .pdf R. Dekany draft 0.3 6/6/07
624 PALM-3000 Instrument Requirements Document .pdf R. Dekany draft 0.6 7/17/07
614 P3k Scintillation Notes .pdf M. Britton Released 1.0 12/05/06
615 P3K Conjugate Height Selection .pdf R. Dekany Released 1.0 01/26/07
604 OIWFS Development for TMT .doc R. Dekany Released 1.0 5/8/06
611 OIR Project Scope Statement Template .doc R. Dekany Released 1.0 9/29/06
621 LOWFS Dark Current .pdf A. Bouchez released 1.0 6/8/07
617 Laser Automation Computer Requirements .pdf A. Bouchez released 1.1 3/12/07
625 Capability Summary for the 5-meter Hale Telescope .pdf R. Dekany released 1.0 7/27/07
601 Caltech-TMT IRMOS Feasibility Study Report .pdf K. Taylor Released 7.1 2/28/06
613 BTO Off-zenith Calibration .pdf A. Bouchez Released 1.0 10/30/06
626 available          
618 Astrometric Considerations for PALM-3000 Woofer/Tweeter Configuration .xxx V. Velur      
602 An Integrated UV/Optical/NIR Approach to TMT Instrumentation .doc R. Dekany Released 1.0 4/25/06

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