End to end numerical simulations of the MAORY multiconjugate adaptive optics system

@inproceedings{Arcidiacono2014EndTE,
  title={End to end numerical simulations of the MAORY multiconjugate adaptive optics system},
  author={Carmelo Arcidiacono and Laura Schreiber and Giovanni Bregoli and Emiliano Diolaiti and Italo Foppiani and Giuseppe Cosentino and Matteo Lombini and R. C. Butler and Paolo Ciliegi},
  booktitle={Astronomical Telescopes and Instrumentation},
  year={2014}
}
MAORY is the adaptive optics module of the E-ELT that will feed the MICADO imaging camera through a gravity invariant exit port. MAORY has been foreseen to implement MCAO correction through three high order deformable mirrors driven by the reference signals of six Laser Guide Stars (LGSs) feeding as many Shack- Hartmann Wavefront Sensors. A three Natural Guide Stars (NGSs) system will provide the low order correction. We develop a code for the end-to-end simulation of the MAORY adaptive optics… 
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