Wavefront Sensing on 40m scale Multi-Conjugate Adaptive Optics Demonstrator for VLT Smart Optics Optical Techniques in Biological Microscopy

OAPd has a technological research and development program, whose aim is to explore new ideas and develop new techniques, and that is of fundamental importance to enable the participation of the Observatory to future projects for the realization of new instruments and telescopes.

The programs currently active, reflect the main domain of technological expertise present in OAPd, ranging from innovative methods for wavefront sensing, to the investigation of new components for the development of innovative instrumentation in the optical and infrared domains.

Past studies