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Digital Surveys conference
ADS sponsored the conference that took place at INAF Observatory of Capodimonte on Nov. 25-28, 2014.
GMT-ASM unit
The Adaptive Secondary Mirrors unit for the Giant Magellan Telescope takes shape: Value Engineering and prototype activity is ongoing at ADS and Microgate, the AdOptica consortium. The final design activty is scheduled to begin by early 2015. 
E-ELT M4Unit
The preliminary design activity of the E-ELT M4 deformable mirror is being completed by the AdOptica consortium made by ADS and Microgate. The advanced Demonstration Prototype is in construction. Both tasks will be accomplished by early 2015. 
DESI SDP
ADS produced for Instituto de Astrofisica de Canarias (IAC) the Focal PLate Subscale Demonstrator Plate. This is one of the 10 slices that will make the focal plate of the Dark Energy Spectroscopic Instrument (DESI) experiment to be installed on the Mayall 4-meter telescope at Kitt Peak National Observatory.
LATT - Large Aperture (space) Telescope Technology
ADS in a team with CGSMicrogateINAF and INO has delivered a 400mm 19 actuators optical breadboard to demonstrate their technology for deformable (active) mirror system for a space application. The prototype will be tested under thermal, vacuum and launch load cases.
SAIt 2014 conference
ADS sponsored the LVIII congress of SAIt that took place in Milan on May 13-16, 2014. Visit the conference web page for more details.
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