Technology Publications

"Bringing the Visible Universe into Focus with Robo-AO,"
C. Baranec, R. Riddle, N. Law, A. N. Ramaprakash, S. Tendulkar, K. Bui, M. Burse, P. Chordia, H. Das, J. Davis, R. Dekany, M. Kasliwal, S. Kulkarni, T. Morton, E. Ofek, & S. Punnadi, Journal of Visualized Experiments, 72, e50021, 2013.

Astronomy Papers

"Characterizing the Cool KOIs. V. KOI-256: A Mutually Eclipsing Post-common Envelope Binary,"
P. Muirhead, A. Vanderburg, A. Shporer, J. Becker, J. Swift, J. Lloyd, J. Fuller, M. Zhao, S. Hinkley, J. S. Pineda, M. Bottom, A. Howard, K. von Braun, T. Boyajian, N. Law, C. Baranec, R. Riddle, A. N. Ramaprakash, S. Tendulkar, K. Bui, M. Burse, P. Chordia, H. Das, R. Dekany, S, Punnadi & J. A. Johnson, Astrophysical Journal, 767, 111, 2013.

"Characterizing the Cool KOIs. IV. Kepler-32 as a Prototype for the Formation of Compact Planetary Systems Throughout the Galaxy,"
J. Swift, J. Johnson, T. Morton, J. Crepp, B. Montet, D. Fabrycky & P. Muirhead, Astrophysical Journal, 764, 105, 2013.

"Millions of Multiples: Detecting and Characterizing Close-Separation Binary Systems in Synoptic Sky Surveys,"
E. Terziev, N. Law, I. Arcavi, C. Baranec, J. Bloom, K. Bui, M. Burse, P. Chorida, H. Das, R. Dekany, A. Kraus, S. Kulkarni, P. Nugent, E. Ofek, S. Punnadi, A. N. Ramaprakash, R. Riddle & S. Tendulkar, Astrophysical Journal Supplement, 206, 18, 2013.

"Three New Eclipsing White-dwarf - M-dwarf Binaries Discovered in a Search for Transiting Planets Around M-dwarfs,"
N. M. Law, A. L. Kraus, R. Street, B. J. Fulton, L. A. Hillenbrand, A. Shporer, T. Lister, C. Baranec, J. S. Bloom, K. Bui, M. P. Burse, S. Bradley Cenko, H. K. Das, J. T. C. Davis, R. G. Dekany, A. V. Filippenko, M. M. Kasliwal, S. R. Kulkarni, P. Nugent, E. O. Ofek, D. Poznanski, R. M. Quimby, A. N. Ramaprakash, R. Riddle, J. M. Silverman, S. Sivanandam & S. Tendulkar, Astrophysical Journal, 757, 133, 2012.

Conference Proceedings and White Papers

"Rise of the machines: first year operations of the Robo-AO visible-light laser-adaptive-optics instrument,"
C. Baranec, R. Riddle, N. Law, A. N. Ramaprakash, S. Tendulkar, K. Hogstrom, K. Bui, M. Burse, P. Chordia, H. Das, R. Dekany, S. Kulkarni, S. Punnadi & R. Smith, Proc. AMOS Technologies conference, 2013.

"Robotic visible-light laser adaptive optics,"
C. Baranec, R. Riddle, N. Law, A. N. Ramaprakash, S. Tendulkar, K. Bui, M. Burse, P. Chordia, H. Das, R. Dekany, S. Kulkarni & S. Punnadi, AO4ELT3, 13321, 2013.

"KAPAO: a MEMS-based natural guide star adaptive optics system,"
S. Severson, P. Choi, D. Contreras, B. Gilbreth, E. Littleton, L. McGonigle, W. Morrison, A. Rudy, J. Wong, A. Xue, E. Spjut, C. Baranec & R. Riddle, Proc. SPIE MEMS Adaptive Optics VII, eds. S. Olivier, T. Bifano & J. Kubby, 8617, 2013.

"Robo-AO: autonomous and replicable laser-adaptive-optics and science system,"
C. Baranec, R. Riddle, A. N. Ramaprakash, N. Law, S. Tendulkar, S. Kulkarni, R. Dekany, K. Bui, J. Davis, M. Burse, H. Das, S. Hildebrandt, S. Punnadi & R. Smith, Proc. SPIE Adaptive Optics Systems III, eds. B. Ellerbroek, E. Marchetti & J-P. Véran, 8447, 2012.

"The Robo-AO software: Fully autonomous operation of a laser guide star adaptive optics and science system,"
R. Riddle, M. Burse, N. Law, S. Tendulkar, C. Baranec, A. Rudy, M. Sitt, A. Arya, A. Papadopoulos, A. N. Ramaprakash & R. Dekany, ibid.

"Robo-AO: An Autonomous Laser Adaptive Optics and Science System,"
C. Baranec, R. Riddle, A. N. Ramaprakash, N. Law, S. Tendulkar, S. Kulkarni, R. Dekany, K. Bui, J. Davis, J. Zolkower, J. Fucik, M. Burse, H. Das, P. Chordia, M. Kasliwal, E. Ofek, T. Morton & J. Johnson, OSA Conference on Adaptive Optics: Methods, Analysis and Applications, ed. J. Christou & D. Miller, Toronto, 2011.

"Deployment of low-cost replicable laser adaptive optics on 1-3 meter class telescopes,"
C. Baranec, R. Dekany, S. Kulkarni, N. Law, E. Ofek, M. Kasliwal & V. Velur, Astro2010: The Astronomy and Astrophysics Decadal Survey, 2009.

"Planets Around M-dwarfs - Astrometric Detection and Orbit Characterization,"
N. Law, S. Kulkarni, R. Dekany & C. Baranec, ibid.

"Mass makeup of galaxies,"
E. Ofek, N. Law & S. Kulkarni, ibid.

Presentations

"Results of the Robo-AO/Kepler KOI imaging campaign,"
C. Baranec, May 2013.

"Robo-AO: autonomous laser adaptive optics for meter class telescopes,"
C. Baranec, October 2011.

"Robo-AO: Robotic Laser Guide Star Adaptive Optics on the Palomar 60" in 2011,"
C. Baranec & N. Law, May 2010.

Patents

"Compact Laser Projection Systems and Methods,"
Baranec, C. & Riddle, R, US Patent application serial #13/842,996, filed March 15th, 2013. Patent pending.

"Robotic Adaptive Optics and Laser Systems and Methods for Correcting Atmospheric Distortion,"
Baranec, C. & Riddle, R, US Patent application #13/842,441, filed March 15th, 2013. Patent pending.

"Systems and Methods for Modularized Control of Robotic Adaptive Optics and Laser Systems,"
Riddle, R. & Baranec, C., US Patent application #13/843,265, filed March 15th, 2013. Patent pending.

"Laser Beam Guidance Systems and Methods,"
Riddle, R. & Baranec, C., US Patent application #13/843,112, filed March 15th, 2013. Patent pending.