AAS 198th Meeting, June 2001
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Session 77. The Promise and Pitfalls of High Contrast Imaging

Display, Thursday, June 7, 2001, 9:20am-4:00pm, Exhibit Hall

77.01 Modifying L2 missions into Occulters for NGST
I. J. E. Jordan, A. B. Schultz (CSC/STScI), H. M. Hart (CSC/JHU), C.-C. Wu, M. Kochte (CSC/STScI), F. Bruhweiler (IACS/CUA)
77.02 High Contrast Coronagraphy with Phase-mask and Related Technics
A. Boccaletti (GPS - CalTech)
77.03 Coronagraphy with the AEOS High Order Adaptive Optics System
J. P. Lloyd, J. R. Graham, P. Kalas, B. R. Oppenheimer (University of California, Berkeley), A. Sivaramakrishnan, R. B. Makidon (Space Telescope Science Institute), B. A. Macintosh, C. E. Max (Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory), P. Baudoz, J. R. Kuhn, D. Potter (Institute for Astronomy, University of Hawaii)
77.04 Coronagraphic Imager with Adaptive Optics (CIAO) for the Subaru 8.2m Telescope
M. Tamura, H. Suto, K. Murakawa, S. Hayashi, N. Kaifu (National Astronomical Observatory of Japan), Y. Itoh (Kobe University), M. Fukagawa, Y. Oasa, T. Naoi (University of Tokyo)
77.05 Limits on Lyot coronagraphy with AEOS adaptive optics telescope
A. Sivaramakrishnan, R. B. Makidon (STScI), J. P. Lloyd, B. R. Oppenheimer, J. R. Graham, P. G. Kalas (UC Berkeley), B. A. Macintosh, C. E. Max (LLNL), P. Baudoz, J. Kuhn, D. Potter (IfA)
77.06 High Contract Imaging with High Order Curvature Adaptive Optics Systems: Application to Star Formation Studies
O. Lai, F. Menard, C. Dougados (CFHT)
77.07 WFPC2 Pyramid Imaging: A Novel Technique to Image Circumstellar Disks
A.B. Schultz (CSC/STScI), H.M. Hart (CSC/JHU), M. Kochte (CSC/STScI), G.F. Bruhweiler, M.A. DiSanti, C. Miskey (IACS/CUA), K.-P. Cheng (CSUF), K. Reinhard (Wesleyan Unv.), G. Schneider (Steward Observatory)
77.08 Speckle Holography for High-Contrast Imaging
C.D. Koresko (Infrared Processing and Analysis Center)
77.09 Analysis of High Contrast Imaging Techniques for Space Based Direct Planetary Imaging
R. G. Lyon, D. Y. Gezari (NASA Goddard Space Flight Center), P. Nisenson (Harvard-Smithsonian CfA)
77.10 An Off-axis Telescope Concept for High Contrast Imaging
A.T. Tokunaga, J. Kuhn, P. Baudoz, R. Coulter, J. Rayner, D. Toomey (Inst. for Astronomy, Univ. of Hawaii), G. Moretto (Univ. of Durham)
77.11 Parameters Affecting the Search for Terrestrial Planets Orbiting Nearby Stars
D. C. Ebbets, S. D. Kilston (Ball Aerospace)
77.12 A Gaussian Pupil Coronagraph: A New Approach to Detecting Terrestial Planets
M.G. Littman, D.N. Spergel (Princeton U.)
77.13 High Redshift Galaxies and Confusion Noise for the Terrestrial Planet Finder (TPF)
Z. Haiman, D.N. Spergel, E.L. Turner (Princeton University)
77.14 Out-of-the-ecliptic Trajectories to Reduce Zodiacal Dust Interference for Terrestrial Planet Finder
R. Arrell, P. Gurfil, J. Kasdin (Princeton University), S. Seager (Institute for Advanced Study), S. Nissanke (Cambridge University)
77.15 A Model of the Temporal Variability of Optical Light from Extrasolar Terrestrial Planets
E.B. Ford (Princeton University), S. Seager (Institute for Advanced Study), E.L. Turner (Princeton University)
77.16 The STIS Coronagraphic Imaging Survey of Herbig Ae/Be Stars
C.A. Grady (NOAO/STIS), B. Woodgate, T. Gull, R. Kimble, C. Bowers, S. Heap, S. Maran (NASA's GSFC), A. Boggess (CUA), A. Danks (Raytheon PSC), D. Lindler (ACC, Inc.), J. Linsky (JILA, U. Colorado), W. Moos (JHU), F. Roesler (U. Wisconsin), J.G. Timothy (Nightsen, Inc.)
77.17 A Coronagraphic Companion Survey of Nearby M-Dwarf Stars with HST/NICMOS
G. Schneider (Steward Obs., U. of Az.), E.E. Becklin (UCLA), B.A. Smith (U. Ha.), P.J. Lowrance (IPAC), M. Silverstone (Steward Obs., U. of Az.), NICMOS IDT/EONS Team
77.18 NICMOS Imaging Search for a Candidate Companion to Proxima Centauri
M.D. Silverstone, G. Schneider (Steward Obs., U. of Az.), A.B. Schultz (CSC/STScI)

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