Atmospheric and Adaptive Optics in Astrophysics at IAC: mesospheric Na, turbulence, spectral and spatial resolution for high contrast objects.
High Spatial Resolution Group
Laser Guide Star / Adaptive Optics
Equalized and Diffraction-limited IFS
Launching the laser
Scattering of the laser
Results with scidar
. This instrument, developed by IAC, has been succesfully commissioned at Paranal Observatory (Nov 2007).
instrument. Characteristics and installation in
(ORM) and TCS (OT).
First detection of the sodium in the mesopause with laser on the Teide Observatory (5 Dic 2001)