Adaptive optics parameters connection to wind speed at the Teide Observatory

@article{GarcaLorenzo2009AdaptiveOP,
  title={Adaptive optics parameters connection to wind speed at the Teide Observatory},
  author={Bego{\~n}a M. Garc{\'i}a-Lorenzo and Antonio M. Eff-Darwich and Jesus Jimenez Fuensalida and Julio A. Castro-Almaz{\'a}n},
  journal={Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society},
  year={2009},
  volume={397},
  pages={1633-1646}
}
Current projects for large telescopes demand a proper knowledge of atmospheric turbulence to design efficient adaptive optics systems in order t reach large Strehl ratios. However, the proper characterization of the turbulence above a particular site requires long-term monitoring. Due to the lack of long-term information on turbulence, highaltitude winds (in particular winds at the 200 mbar pressure level) were proposed as a parameter for estimating the total turbulence at a particular site… Expand
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