Class Schedule

ASTR 289 - 01 Adaptive Optics and Its Application

2018 Winter Quarter

Class Details
Career
Graduate
Grading
Student Option
Class Number
40673
Type
Lecture
Credits
5 units
General Education
Available Seats
30
Enrollment Capacity
30
Enrolled
0

Description
Introduction to adaptive optics and its astronomical applications. Topics include effects of atmospheric turbulence on astronomical images, basic principles of feedback control, wavefront sensors and correctors, laser guide stars, how to analyze and optimize performance of adaptive optics systems, and techniques for utilizing current and future systems for astronomical observations. (Formerly course 289C.)

Enrollment Requirements
Enrollment is restricted to graduate students.