Publications sorted by subject


High Dynamic Range Telescopes:


Kuhn J.R., Berdyugina S.V. (2015): Global warming as a detectable thermodynamic marker of Earth-like extrasolar civilizations: The Colossus telescope. Int. J. Astrobiology, in press

Tritschler, A., Rimmele, T. R., Berukoff, S., Casini, R., Craig, S. C., Elmore, D. F., Hubbard, R. P., Kuhn, J. R., Lin, H., McMullin, J. P., Reardon, K. P., Schmidt, W., Warner, M., Woger, F. (2015): DKIST: Observing the Sun at High Resolution. In: 18th Cambridge Workshop on Cool Stars, Stellar Systems, and the Sun, eds. G. van Belle and H.C. Harris., pp.933-944

Moretto, G., Kuhn, J. R., Thiébaut, E., Langlois, M., Berdyugina, S. V., Harlingten, C., Halliday, D. (2014): New strategies for an extremely large telescope dedicated to extremely high contrast: the Colossus project. In: SPIE Conference on Astronomical Telescopes and Instrumentation, 9145, id. 91451L 9 pp.

Kuhn J.R., Berdyugina S.V., Langlois M., Moretto G., Harlingten C., Halliday D. (2014): Looking beyond 30m-class telescopes: the Colossus project. In: SPIE Conference on Astronomical Telescopes and Instrumentation, 9145, id. 91451G 8 pp.

Rimmele, T., Berger, T., McMullin, J., Warner, M., Casinsi, R., Kuhn, J., Lin, H., Woeger, F., Schmidt, W., Tritschler, A., and Daniel K. Inouye Solar Telescope Team (2014): The Daniel K. Inouye Solar Telescope: A Project Update. In: Proceedings of the Advanced Maui Optical and Space Surveillance Technologies Conference, ed. S. Ryan, The Maui Economic Development Board, id.E43

Griffin, S., Edwards, M., Kuhn, J. (2014): Design of the PLANETS telescope structure. In: SPIE Astronomical Telescopes and Instrumentation, 9145, id. 91455D 5 pp.

McMullin, J. P., Rimmele, T. R., Martínez Pillet, V., Berger, T. E., Casini, R., Craig, S. C., Elmore, D. F., Goodrich, B. D., Hegwer, S. L., Hubbard, R. P., Johansson, E. M., Kuhn, J. R., Lin, H., McVeigh, W., Schmidt, W., Shimko, S., Tritschler, A., Warner, M., Woeger, F. (2014): Construction status of the Daniel K. Inouye Solar Telescope. In: SPIE Astronomical Telescopes and Instrumentation, 9145, id. 914525 14 pp.

Rimmele, T. R., Keil, S., McMullin, J., Knoelker, M., Kuhn, J. R., Goode, P. R., Rosner, R., Casini, R., Lin, H., Tritschler, A., Woeger, F., and ATST Team (2012): Construction of the Advanced Technology Solar Telescope. In: The Second ATST-EAST Meeting: Magnetic Fields from the Photosphere to the Corona, eds. T. Rimmele, A. Tritschler, F. Woeger, V. Collados, H. Socos-Navarro, R. Schlichenmaier, M. Carlsson, T. Berger, A. Cadavid, P. Gilbert, P. Goode, and M. Knoelker, ASP Conf. Proc. 463, 377.

Moretto, G., Kuhn, J. R., Goode, P. R. (2012): Reviewing off-axis telescope concepts: a quest for highest possible dynamic range for photometry and angular resolution. In: SPIE Ground-based and Airborne Telescopes IV, 8444, article id. 84440Y, 15 pp.

Bradley, E.S., Roberts, L.C., Jr., Bradford, L.W., Skinner, M.A., Nahrstedt, D.A., Waterson, M.F. and Kuhn, J.R. (2006): Characterization of the Meteorological and Seeing Conditions at Haleakala. PASP 118, 172-182.

Socas-Navarro, H., Beckers, J., Brandt, P., Briggs, J., Brown, T., Brown, W., Collados, M., Denker, C., Fletcher, S., Hegwer, S., Hill, F., Horst, T., Komsa, M., Kuhn, J.R., Lecinski, A., Lin, H., Oncley, S., Penn, M., Rimmele, T. and Streander, K. (2005): Solar Site Survey for the Advanced Technology Solar Telescope. PASP 117, 1296-1305.

Goode, P., Denker, C., Didkovsky, L., Kuhn, J.R. and Wang, H. (2003): 1.6m Solar Telescope in Big Bear - The NST. J. Korean Astron. Soc., 36, S125-S133.

Kuhn, J.R., Moretto, G., Racine, R., Roddier, F. and Coulter, R. (2001): Concepts for a Large-Aperture, High Dynamic Range Telescope. PASP 113, 1486-1510.

White, O.R., Fox, P.A., Meisner, R., Rast, M.P., Yasukawa, E., Koon, D., Rice, C., Lin, H., Kuhn, J.R. and Coulter, R. (2000): Data From the Precision Solar Photometric Telescope (PSPT) in Hawaii From March 1998 to March 1999. Space Sci. Rev. 94, 75-82.

Moretto, G. and Kuhn, J.R. (2000): Optical performance of the 6.5m off-axis new planetary telescope. Appl. Opt. 39, 2782-2789.

Kuhn, J.R. and Hawley S.L. (1999): Some Astronomical Performance Advantages of Off-Axis Telescope. PASP 111, 601-621.

Moretto, G. Kuhn, J.R. (1998): Off-axis systems for 4m Telescopes. Appl. Optics 37, 3539-3546.

Hill, F., Beckers, J., Brandt, P., Briggs, J., Brown, T., Brown, W., Collados, M., Denker, C., Fletcher, S., Hegwer, S., Horst, T., Komsa, M., Kuhn, J.R., Lecinski, A., Lin, H., Oncley, S., Penn, M., Radick, R., Rimmele, T., Socas-Navarro, H. and Streander, K. (2006): Site testing for the Advanced Technology Solar Telescope. In: Ground-based and Airborne Telescopes, ed. L.M. Stepp. SPIE 6267, 62671T.

Denker, C., Goode, P.R., Ren, D., Saadeghvaziri, M.A., Verdoni, A.P., Wang, H., Yang, G., Abramenko, V., Cao, W., Coulter, R., Fear, R., Nenow, J., Shoumko, S., Spirock, T.J., Varsik, J.R., Chae, J., Kuhn, J.R., Moon, Y., Park, Y.D. and Tritschler, A. (2006): Progress on the 1.6-meter New Solar Telescope at Big Bear Solar Observatory. In: Ground-based and Airborne Telescopes, ed. L.M. Stepp. SPIE 6267, 62670A.

Hill, F., Beckers, J., Brandt, P., Briggs, J., Brown, T., Brown, W., Collados, M., Denker, C., Fletcher, S., Hegwer, S., Horst, T., Komsa, M., Kuhn, J.R., Lecinski, A., Lin, H., Oncley, S., Penn, M., Rimmele, T.R., Socas-Navarro, H. and Streander, K. (2004): Solar site testing for the Advanced Technology Solar Telescope. In: Ground-based Telescopes, ed. J.M. Oschmann, Jr. SPIE 5489, 122-129.

Didkovsky, L.V., Kuhn, J.R. and Goode, P.R. (2004): Optical design for a new off-axis 1.7m solar telescope (NST) at Big Bear. In: Telescopes and Instrumentation for Solar Astrophysics, eds. S. Fineschi and M.A. Gummin. SPIE 5171, 333-343.

Kuhn, J.R., Coulter, R., Lin, H. and Mickey, D. (2003): The SOLARC off-axis coronagraph. In: Innovative Telescopes and Instrumentation for Solar Astrophysics, eds. S.L. Keil and S.V. Avakyan. SPIE 4853, 318-326.

Coulter, R., Kuhn, J.R., and Lin, H. (2003): Strategies for Prime Focus Instrumentation in Off-axis Gregorian Systems. In: Innovative Telescopes and Instrumentation for Solar Astrophysics, eds. S.L. Keil and S.V. Avakyan. SPIE 4853, 558-566.

Kuhn, J.R. (2003): Distributed Pupil Telescope Designs. In: Future Giant Telescopes, eds. J. Angel, P. Roger and R. Gilmozzi. SPIE 4840, 238-245.

Lai, O., Kuhn, J.R. and Marchis, F. (2002): Pupil amplitude control as a tool for high dynamic range imaging. In: Beyond conventional adaptive optics: A conference devoted to the development of adaptive optics for extremely large telescopes, eds. E. Vernet, R. Ragazzoni, S. Esposito and N. Hubin. ESO Conf. 58, 337.

Kuhn, J.R. and Moretto, G. (2000): Wide-field off-axis new planetary telescope - science and design, new opportunities. In: Optical Design, Materials, Fabrication, and Maintenance, ed. P. Dierickx. SPIE 4003, 324-330.

Joseph, R.D., Kuhn, J.R., Tokunaga, A., Coulter, R., Ftaclas, C., Graves, J.E., Hull, C.L., Jewitt, D. Mickey, D.L., Moretto, G., Neill, D., Northcott, M.J., Roddier, C.A., Roddier, F.J., Siegmund, W.A. and Owen, T.C. (2000): The NPT: A large aperture telescope for high dynamic range astronomy. In: Discoveries and Research Prospects from 8- to 10-Meter-Class Telescopes, ed. J. Bergeron. SPIE 4005, 333-339.

Moretto, G. and Kuhn, J.R. (1999): Optical Design of a 6.5m off-axis new planetary telescope. In: Advanced Telescope Design, Fabrication, and Control, ed. W. Roybal. SPIE 3785, 73-79.

Kuhn, J.R., Waterson, M., Northcott, M. Maberry, M. and Tokunaga, A. (1999): A Comparative Look at the Atmospheric Optical Characteristics of Haleakala. In: 1999 AMOS Technical Conf. Maui Econ. Dev. Board, Inc. Kihei, HI, 85-99.

Moretto, G. and Kuhn, J.R. (1999): 4-m off-axis telescope. In: Advanced Technology Optical/IR Telescopes VI, ed. L.M. Stepp. SPIE 3352, 643-652.

Kuhn, J.R., Bush, R., Coulter, R., Fröhlich, C. Gwo, D. -H., Jones, A., Pap, J., Scherrer, P., Sofia, S. and Ulrich, R. (1998): APT: An astrometric and photometric telescope. In: Missions to the Sun II, ed. C. Korendyke. SPIE 3442, 203-209.

Kuhn, J.R. (1997): Modelling Scattered Light in SOAR. SOAR Technical Report.