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The Subaru Seminar is usually held in Room 104 of the Hilo Base Facility, adjacent to the main lobby. Everyone is welcome to attend. If you are interested in giving a seminar, please contact Masayuki Akiyama by email.

Thursday, May 15, 16:00pm

"Technology of deformable secondary mirrors for large telescopes"

Roberto Biasi (Microgate, Italy)

Microgate has developed the electronics and control system of the deformable secondary mirror for the MMT 6.5m telescope in Arizona. The mirror has 334 actuators for a diameter of 640mm. The AO system using this mirror recently succeeded to close loop on the sky. They aree also developing deformable secondary mirror for the LBT8.4m (Large Binocular Telescope). For more information, see

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