Technology Publications

"High-efficiency autonomous laser adaptive optics,"
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
The Astrophysical Journal Letters, 790, L8, 2014.

"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
The Journal of Visualized Experiments, 72, e50021, 2013.

Conference Proceedings and White Papers

"Second generation Robo-AO instruments and systems,"
C. Baranec, R. Riddle, N. M. Law, M. Chun, J. Lu, M. Connelley, D. Hall, D. Atkinson & S. Jacobson
Proc. SPIE Adaptive Optics Systems IV, eds. E. Marchetti, J.-P. Veran & L. Close, 9148, 2014.

"KAPAO First Light: the design, construction and operation of a low-cost natural guide star adaptive optics system,"
S. Severson, P. Choi, K. Badham, D. Bolger, D Contreras, B. Gilbreth, C. Guerrero, E. Littleton, J. Long, L. McGonigle, W. Morrison, F. Ortega, A. Rudy, J. Wong, E. Spjut, C. Baranec & R. Riddle
ibid.

"The Robo-AO automated intelligent queue system,"
R. Riddle, K. Hogstrom, A. Papadopoulos, C. Baranec & N. M. Law
Proc. SPIE Software and Cyberinfrastructure for Astronomy III, eds. G. Chiozzi & N. Radziwill, 9152, 2014.

"Observatory Deployment and Characterization of SAPHIRA HgCdTe APD Arrays,"
D. Atkinson, D. Hall, C. Baranec, I. Baker, S. Jacobson & R. Riddle
Proc. SPIE High Energy, Optical, and Infrared Detectors for Astronomy VI, eds. A. Holland & J. Beletic, 9154, 2014.

"Upgrade to Keck’s interface with US Strategic Command regarding use of lasers"
C. Baranec & R. Riddle
W. M. Keck Observatory White Papers, 2014.

"Robo-AO: Initial results from the first autonomous laser guide star adaptive optics instrument"
R. Riddle, C. Baranec, 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
Contributions of the Astronomical Observatory Skalnaté Pleso, 43, 190-199, 2014.

"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.