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Driving the Next Generation of Extremely Large Telescopes Using Adaptive Optics with GPUs
Abstract:
The European Southern Observatory is leading the construction of the European Extremely Large Telescope (E-ELT), a 39m diameter telescope, to provide Europe with the biggest eye on the Universe ever built, with a first light foreseen in 2022. The E-ELT will be the first telescope that will entirely depend, for routine operations, on adaptive optics (AO), an instrumental technique for the correction of dynamically evolving aberrations in an optical system, used on astronomical telescopes to compensate, in real-time, for the effect of atmospheric turbulence. In this session, we will show how GPUs can provide the throughput required to both simulate at high framerate and drive in real-time these AO systems that provide tens of thousands of degrees of freedom activated several hundreds times per second.
 
Topics:
Astronomy & Astrophysics, Numerical Algorithms & Libraries, HPC and Supercomputing
Type:
Talk
Event:
GTC Silicon Valley
Year:
2014
Session ID:
S4357
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