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Papers describing aspects of ALTAIR include:

  1. ALTAIR performance and updates at Gemini North.  J. Christou, B. Neichel, F. Rigaut, M. Sheehan, R. McDermid, G. Trancho, C. Trujillo, B. Walls (2010).  In SPIE Conference Series, Vol. 7736, 62.
  2. Laser guide star upgrade of Altair at Gemini North.  M. Boccas, F. Rigaut, M. Bec, B. Irarrazaval, E. James, A. Ebbers, C. d'Orgeville, K. Grace, G. Arriagada, S. Karewicz, M. Sheehan, J. White, S. Chan (2006).  In SPIE Conference Series, Vol. 6272.
  3. Innovation in Gemini adaptive optics system design.  G. Herriot, S. Morris, S. Roberts, M. Fletcher, L. Saddlemyer, G. Singh, J-P. Véran, E.H. Richardson (1998).  In SPIE Conference Series, Vol. 3353, p. 488 - 499.
  4. Optical design of Gemini Altair.  E.H. Richardson, J.M. Fletcher, C.L. Morbey, J.M. Oschmann, J.S. Pazder (1998).  In SPIE Conference Series, Vol. 3353, p. 600 - 610.
  5. Opto-mechanical design of Altair, the Gemini Adaptive Optics System.  S. Roberts, G. Singh (1998).  In SPIE Conference Series, Vol. 3353, p. 611 - 620.
  6. Design aspects of the reconstructor for the Gemini Adaptive Optics System.  L.K. Saddlemyer, G. Herriot, J-P. Véran, M. Fletcher (1998).  In SPIE Conference Series, Vol. 3353, p. 150 - 159.
  7. Functional and Performance Requirements Document - a summary of the Altair specifications as in the FPRD