CfAO International Summer School on Adaptive Optics

Description: 

Held on the beautiful University of California, Santa Cruz campus, this weeklong workshop provides professional instruction in the field of Adaptive Optics by speakers renowned for their contributions to this interdisciplinary field. Appropriate for scientists, engineers, researchers, and technicians at the graduate level and above, this workshop combines lectures and hands-on laboratory activities covering the following topics:

  • Introduction to Adaptive Optics
  • Geometric and Wave Optics
  • Atmospheric turbulence
  • Adaptive Optics control theory
  • Wavefront sensing and reconstruction
  • Deformable mirror technology
  • Instrumentation for Adaptive Optics systems
  • Adaptive Optics system design
  • Adaptive Optics system simulation
  • Measuring AO system performance
  • Applications of AO, including biology and astronomy
Location details: 

University of California Santa Cruz
1156 High St.
Santa Cruz, CA 95064

Admission: 
Admission Required
Admission details: 

INDUSTRY & EDUCATIONAL PARTNERS
The conference fee is $2,500. The cost to stay on-campus (definitely the most convenient) including meals is: $182/ night for a single or $165/ night for a double-occupancy per person. An extra night is available for early arrival or late departure (July 28 and August 5).

GRADUATE STUDENTS & POSTDOCTORAL FELLOWS
The conference fee for graduate students and postdocs is $300. The cost to stay on-campus (definitely the most convenient) including meals is: $182/ night for a single or $165/ night for a double-occupancy per person. An extra night is available for early arrival or late departure (July 28 and August 5).

UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA FACULTY AND STAFF
The conference fee for faculty and staff is $1,300. Discounts may apply. Please contact the CfAO for details. The cost to stay on-campus (definitely the most convenient) including meals is: $182/ night for a single or $165/ night for a double-occupancy per person. An extra night is available for early arrival or late departure (July 28 and August 5).

Event dates: 
07/29/2018 (All day)