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January 19th, 2022

On-site support and training program held at Coherent facility - Glen Cole, S. Sriram and Alikhan Basheer take part in the learning program about the mirror polishing, in which mirror blanks are converted into roundels meeting all necessary requirements.

January 19th, 2022

From left: India-TMT Coordination Center (ITCC) engineers Alikhan Basheer and S. Sriram; Coherent expediter Scott Kelly; Glen Cole (TMT); Coherent engineer and management Lou Marchetti and Michael Orr in front of the loading truck prepared to leave for TMT’s warehouse.

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November 5th, 2021

The US Extremely Large Telescope Program illustration

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November 4th, 2021

Artist’s impression of the TMT with the Milky Way in the background.

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October 21st, 2021

Rendering of the coating chamber for TMT’s Secondary and Tertiary mirrors.

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October 13th, 2021

TMT Segment Support Assembly (SSA) below hexagonal glass segment. SSAs will hold in place each one of TMT 492 primary mirror segments.

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October 1st, 2021

This Figure shows the various activities involved in the maintenance and cleaning of TMT optics, with their duration and the number of personnel allocated. This is a preliminary allocation which will be updated as the workflows are finalized.

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October 1st, 2021

Diagram showing the coordination of the various teams involved in supporting TMT operations over a 24h cycle.

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October 1st, 2021

This figure shows the transition from construction to operations through subsystem Fabrication/Integration and Testing (INT), Construction, Assembly, Integration and Verification (CAIV), Science and Operations Commissioning (SOC) and the period of early operations leading to steady-state operations (some acronyms are used to denote different levels of reviews: Pre-Shipment Review (PSR), Site Acceptance Review (SAR), Final Acceptance Review (FAR) and Science Readiness Review (SRR)).

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October 1st, 2021

TMT science operations include activities and user services cycling from proposal submission to the preparation and execution of observing programs, and finally process and archive of the data collected at the telescope.

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September 8th, 2021

On-site source inspection of a new TMT roundel produced by Coherent, Inc.

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