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Science

  • An Imaging Survey for Extrasolar Planets around 45 Close, Young Stars with the Simultaneous Differential Imager at the Very Large Telescope and MMT [1.5Mb PDF]
    Beth A. Biller, Laird M. Close, Elena Masciadri, Eric Nielsen, Rainer Lenzen, Wolfgang Brandner, Donald McCarthy, Markus Hartung, Stephan Kellner, Eric Mamajek, Thomas Henning, Douglas Miller, Matthew Kenworthy, Craig Kulesa
    2007, ApJS, 173, 143
  • First On-Sky High-Contrast Imaging with an Apodizing Phase Plate [253kb PDF]
    Matthew Kenworthy, Johanan L. Codona, Phil M. Hinz, J.R.P. Angel, Ari Heinze, Suresh Sivanandam
    2007, ApJ, 660, 762
  • Observations of Herbig Ae Disks with Nulling Interferometry [152kb PDF]
    Wilson M. Liu, P. M. Hinz, M. R. Meyer, E. E. Mamajek, W. F. Hoffmann, G. Brusa, D. Miller, and M. A. Kenworthy
    2007, ApJ, 658, 1164
  • Thermal Infrared Constraint to a Planetary Companion of Vega with the MMT Adaptive Optics System [468kb PDF]
    P. M. Hinz, A. N. Heinze, S. Sivanandam, D. L. Miller, M. A. Kenworthy, G. Brusa, M. Freed, and J. R. P. Angel
    2006, ApJ, 653, 1486
  • SDSS J102111.02+491330.4: A Newly Discovered Gravitationally Lensed Quasar [424kb PDF]
    B. Pindor, and 26 colleagues
    2006, AJ, 131, 41
  • Resolving the Dusty Circumstellar Structure of the Enigmatic Symbiotic Star CH Cygni with the MMT Adaptive Optics System [494kb PDF]
    Beth A. Biller, Laird M. Close, Aigen Li, Massimo Marengo, John H. Bieging, Phil M. Hinz, William F. Hoffmann, Guido Brusa, Doug Miller
    2006, ApJ, 647, 464
  • High-Resolution Mid-Infrared Imaging of the Asymptotic Giant Branch Star RV Bootis with the Steward Observatory Adaptive Optics System [55kb PDF]
    B.A. Biller, L.M. Close, A. Li, J.H. Bieging, W.F. Hoffmann, P.M. Hinz, D. Miller, G. Brusa, M. Lloyd-Hart, F. Wildi, D. Potter, B.D. Oppenheimer
    2005, ApJ, 620, 450
  • Resolved Mid-Infrared Emission around AB Aurigae and V892 Tauri with Adaptive Optics Nulling Interferometric Observations [383kb PDF]
    Liu, W. M., P. M. Hinz, W. F. Hoffmann, G. Brusa, D. Miller, and M. A. Kenworthy
    2005, ApJ, 618, L133
  • Adaptive Optics Nulling Interferometric Constraints on the Mid-Infrared Exozodiacal Dust Emission around Vega [79kb PDF]
    Wilson M. Liu, Philip M. Hinz, William F. Hoffmann, Guido Brusa, Francois Wildi, Doug Miller, Michael Lloyd-Hart, Matthew A. Kenworthy, Patrick C. McGuire, J.R.P. Angel
    2004, ApJ, 610, 125L
  • High-Resolution Images of Orbital Motion in the Trapezium Cluster: First Scientific Results from the Multiple Mirror Telescope Deformable Secondary Mirror Adaptive Optics System [326kb PDF]
    Laird M. Close, Francois Wildi, Michael Lloyd-Hart, Guido Brusa, Don Fisher, Doug Miller, Armando Riccardi, Piero Salinari, Donald W. McCarthy, Roger Angel, Rich Allen, H.M. Martin, Richard G. Sosa, Manny Montoya, Matt Rademacher, Mario Rascon, Dylan Curley, Nick Siegler, Wolfgang J. Duschl
    2003, ApJ, 599, 537
  • Mid-Infrared Imaging of the Post-Asymptotic Giant Branch Star AC Herculis with the Multiple Mirror Telescope Adaptive Optics System [99kb PDF]
    Laird M. Close, Beth Biller, WIlliam F. Hoffmann, Phil M. Hinz, John H. Bieging, Francois Wildi, Michael Lloyd-Hart, Guido Brusa, Don Fisher, Doug Miller, Roger Angel
    2003, ApJ, 598, 35L

Technical

  • Thermal Performance Enhancement of Adaptive Optics by Use of a Deformable Secondary Mirror [242kb PDF]
    M. Lloyd-Hart
    1999, PASP, 112, 264-272
  • MMT adaptive secondary: performance evaluation and field testing [580kb PDF]
    G. Brusa, A. Riccardi, P. Salinari, F.P. Wildi, M. Lloyd-Hart, H.M. Martin, R. Allen, D. Fisher, D.L. Miller, R. Biasi, D. Gallieni, F. Zocchi
    2003, Proc. SPIE, 4839, 691
  • The Adaptive Secondary Mirror for the 6.5m Conversion of the Multiple Mirror Telsecope [1.5M PDF]
    A. Riccardi, G. Brusa, C. Del Vecchio, R. Biasi, M. Andrighettoni, D. Gallieni, F. Zocchi, M. Lloyd-Hart, H. M. Martin, F. Wildi
    2002, “ESO Conference and Workshop Proc., Beyond Conventional Adaptive Optics” eds. R. Ragazzoni, N. Hubin, S. Esposito, and E. Vernet, Venice, 58, 55-64
  • Towards 1st light of the 6.5m MMT adaptive optics system with deformable secondary mirror [321kb PDF]
    F. Wildi, G. Brusa, A. Riccardi, M. Lloyd-Hart, H. M. Martin, L. Close
    2002, Proc. SPIE, 4839
  • Adaptive optics for the 6.5-m MMT [3.2M PDF]
    M. Lloyd-Hart, F. Wildi, H. Martin, P. McGuire, M. Kenworthy, R. Johnson, B. Fitz-Patrick, G. Angeli, S. Miller, R. Angel
    2000, Proc. SPIE, 4007, 167-174