Team

MPE

Max Planck Institut für extraterrestrische Physik, Garching, Germany

SR Sebastian Rabien Project leader /  Principal investigator
RD Richard Davies Science
LoBa Lothar Barl Engineering support
HG Hans Gemperlein System engineer
MD Matthias Deysenroth System Mechanical engineering
JZ Julian Ziegleder System Electronics engineering, merchandising


past members

CK Christoph Kohlmann Master student, MASS (Multi- Apterture Scintillation Sensor)
GOX Gilles Orban de Xivry WFS, detector specialist
WR Walfried Raab Management and laser system
CL Christina Loose PhD student, laser system
RL Reinhard Lederer Electronics engineering, Motor controller integration
NA Nancy Ageorges Instrument Scientist
SKa Srikrishna Kanneganti Laser system
Florian Gorgeon Master student, Laser tracker algorithm development and tests
Felix Dressler Student, Piezo characterization, Laser tracker tests
Tobias Standke Student, motor controller integration
Daniel Arweiler Student, mechanics support
Francisco Llobet Student, PNCCD powersupply firmware
Josef Knapp Student, system electronics support
Manuel Salzberger Student, Pockelscell setup
Andrea Münster Student, motor test
Sebastian Ovari Student, LED lightsource support
Yvonne Boose Student, pockels cell shutter
Andrea Grigorescu Student, electronics engineering support
Gerhard Hölzl Diploma-thesis-student 2008, Pockels cell shutter
Peter Mayer Master-thesis-student 2008/09, Detector Cooling

MPIA

Max-Plack Institut für Astronomie, Heidelberg, Germany

WG Wolfgang Gässler Co-PI


past members

JLB Jose Luis Borelli Software Engineering
DP Diethard Peter Vibration compensation
MK Martin Kulas Software Engineering
TB Thomas Blümchen  Mechanical Engineering
Alex Sivitilli Student, LAT software, Laser on-sky alignment algorithm

INAF 

Instituto nazionale di astrofisica, Oseervatorio astrofisico di Arretri, Firenze, Italy

SE Simone Esposito Co-PI
LB Lorenzo Busoni Science,WFS
MB Marco Bonaglia WFS optics, plumbing artistry
TM Tommaso Mazzoni WFS optics
TM Mirko Curti WFS operations
Past members

LC Luca Carbonaro Mechanical Engineering
Elena Masciadri Site Characterization

AIP

Astrophysikalisches Institut Potsdam, Germany

JS Jesper Storm Institut representative, AGW-modification & tip/tilt


CAAO (UA)

Center for astronomical adaptive optics, University of Arizona


Past members

MH Michael Hart Co-PI
MR Matt Rademacher Mechanical Engineer
JN Jamison Noenickx Mechanical Engineer
VG Victor Gasho Local Project Manager
OD Oli Durney Optical engineer
PH Pete Hubbard Aircraft Aviodance System
J.J. Valenzuela Optical Engineer

LSW

Landessternwarte Heidelberg, Germany

Andreas Quirrenbach Institut Director
Past members
CS Christian Schwab Calibration Source

MPIfR

Max Planck Institut für Radioastronomie Bonn, Germany

Gerd Weigelt Institut Director (emeritus)

Past members

UB Udo Beckmann Institut representative
CC Claus Connot Tip/Tilt electronics
Marcel Elberich Tip/Tilt electronics n.a.
MH Matthias Heininger Detector Characterization
EN Eddy Nussbaum Detector Characterization

HLL / PNSensor

Max Planck Institut Halbleiter Labor, Germany

Past members
SI Sebastian Ihle PNSensor Project Leader
RH Robert Hartmann pnCCD adviser

LBTO

Large Binocular Telescope Observatory

CV Christian Veillet LBT Director
GR Gustavo Rahmer Laser Systems Engineer
GR Michael Lefebvre Adaptive Optics Engineer

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