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
Seminars are also held at JAC,