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Grants List

Grants

Courtesy of Lick Observatory

University of California, Santa Cruz Center for Adaptive Optics

Guide Star Laser for Lick Observatory

In support of installation and deployment of a state-of-the-art solid-state laser at Lick Observatory, which will be used to excite sodium atoms in the upper atmosphere and produce a bright spot ("guide star") to enable operation of the adaptive optics system for reduction of atmospheric blurring of sky images.

Title: Guide Star Laser for Lick Observatory
Date Awarded: Jun 2012
Amount: $377,002
Term: 18 months
Grant ID: GBMF3290
Funding Area: Science, Special Projects in Science

Other grants to University of California, Santa Cruz Center for Adaptive Optics (1)

Adaptive Optics Laboratory $9,100,000 Aug 2002
All Grants