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Optical Interferometry and Adaptive Optics: False Friends?

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Optical interferometers now routinely use high-speed auto-guiding on each aperture in order to mitigate atmospheric effects and significantly improve their back-end sensitivity. Such systems can be thought of as correcting the gross wavefront errors introduced by the atmosphere. In this talk, I will briefly summarise some of my work on such a system to be deployed at the Magdalena Ridge Optical Interferometer, before talking in more depth about whether current and next-generation optical interferometers have similar improvements to gain from higher order wavefront correction.

This talk is part of the Cavendish Astrophysics Seminars series.

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