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Japanese National Large Telescope and Related Engineering Developments: Proceedings of the International Symposium on Large Telescopes, Held in Tokyo, Japan, 29 November - 2 December, 1988

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Japanese National Large Telescope and Related Engineering Developments

Proceedings of the International Symposium on Large Telescopes, Held in Tokyo, Japan, 29 November - 2 December, 1988

By T. Kogure (Edited by), A.T. Tokunaga (Edited by)

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Format: Paperback, 404 pages, 1989 Edition
Other Information: 135 black & white illustrations, 18 colour illustrations, biography
Published In: Netherlands, 01 October 2013
Proceedings of the International Symposium on Large Telescopes, held in Tokyo, Japan, November 29-December 2, 1988

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Table of Contents

Openning Session.- Welcome Address of the Director of the National Astronomical Observatory.- Opening Address of the Chairman of the Organizing Committee.- Astronomy and Large Telescopes.- Cosmology and Large Telescopes.- How the Space Astronomy Has Extended the Horizon of Astronomy.- Radio Astronomy and Very Large Telescopes.- Large Telescope Projects.- Structure of the Keck Telescope - An Overview.- Concept and Status of the VLT Project.- Recent Progress on the Columbus Project and the Mirror Laboratory Program.- The U.S. National 8 M Telescope Project.- The Planning of Noao 8 M Telescope Enclosure and Facilities.- Progress of the Magellan Project.- The Uk Large Telescope Project.- A Progress Report on the Design of the 8 M Aperture Optical/Infrared Telescope.- The Galileo Project.- A Decade of Cost-Reduction in Very Large Telescopes (The SST as Prototype of Special-Purpose Telescopes).- The JNLT Project.- Outline of the JNLT Project.- Finite Element Analysis of a Meniscus Mirror.- Active Optics Experiments for thin Meniscus Mirror.- Fast Optics for Large Telescopes.- Mechanical Structure of JNLT.- Dome Design of JNLT.- Evaluation of the JNLT Site.- Telescope Engineering and Fabrication of Large Mirrors.- Spin-Cast Zerodur Mirror Substrates of the 8 M Class and Lightweight Substrates for Secondary Mirrors.- Large Mirror Fabrication of Low Expansion Glasses.- Large Mirror Figuring and Testing.- Large Mirror Polishing and Figuring.- Knowledge Engineering Application in the Problem of Supporting a Large Mirror.- A Means for Improving Telescope Drives.- The Design of the Central-Axis Reflector (ZAS).- New Plans and Achievements with Existing Telescopes.- Characteristics of Mauna Kea Relating to the Japan National Large Telescope.- Operational and Technological Developments For Ukirt.- Recent Developments At Canada-France-Hawaii Telescope.- Cooperation Aspects of International Observatories.- The Performance of the Apache Point Observatory 3.5 M Telescope.- Some Comments on Large Telescope Astronomy in Britain and Australia.- Lessons For New Large Telescopes From The AAT.- Some New Astronomical Facilities In China.- Instrumentation.- Optical Instruments For JNLT.- Infrared Instruments For JNLT.- Infrared Detector For Mid-Infrared Astronomy.- Infrared Detector Arrays and Some Applications to Spectroscopy.- Adaptive Optics for Large Telescopes.- Interferometry.- Can the Optical Very Large Array be Coupled with the JNLT?.- Optical Interferometer Between JNLT and WMKT.- The Interferometric Mode of the European Very Large Telescope.- Infrared Interferometry with Single Telescopes.- Spectral Speckle Interferometry.- Submillimeter Interferometry.- Summary of the Symposium.- Summary of the Symposium.- Obituary.

EAN: 9789401720052
ISBN: 9401720053
Publisher: Springer
Dimensions: 24.41 x 16.99 x 2.21 centimetres (0.73 kg)
Age Range: 15+ years
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