Atmospheric and Adaptive Optics in Astrophysics at IAC: mesospheric Na, turbulence, spectral and spatial resolution for high contrast objects.
Project: "Desarrollo de Sistemas de Imagen de Alta Resolución" (P35/86)         Experience and collaborations Development, Achievements and Publications Members of the team Links. Divulgation. Others activities Main of Instituto de Astrofísica de Canarias

High Spatial Resolution Group
Laser Guide Star / Adaptive Optics
Equalized and Diffraction-limited IFS
Atmospheric Optics
Versión en español
The team
Characterization of the mesospheric sodium layer
cute-SCIDAR at Paranal
Paranal Cute-SCIDAR. This instrument, developed by IAC, has been succesfully commissioned at Paranal Observatory (Nov 2007).
Cute-SCIDAR instrument. Characteristics and installation in JKT (ORM) and TCS (OT).
First detection of the sodium in the mesopause with laser on the Teide Observatory (5 Dic 2001)


Introduction to GARE
Equalized and DIffraction-limited FIeld Spectrograph Experiment
Zona en español
Wavefronts affected by atmosphere
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Contacts: Jesús J. Fuensalida . Last revision: 13/10/2008