12th Annual Summer School on
Adaptive Optics
August 7 - 12, 2011
University of California, Santa Cruz

Held on the beautiful University of California, Santa Cruz campus, this workshop provides professional instruction in the field of Adaptive Optics by speakers renowned for their contributions to this interdisciplinary field. Appropriate for scientists, engineers, researchers, and technicians at the graduate level and above, this workshop combines lectures and hands on laboratory activities covering the following topics:

* Introduction to Adaptive Optics
* Geometric and Wave Optics
* Wavefront sensing and reconstruction
* Deformable mirror technology
* Instrumentation for Adaptive Optics systems
* Adaptive Optics system design and simulation
* Adaptive Optics control theory
* Measuring AO system performance
* Applications of AO, including biology and astronomy

Registration is Closed
Please contact the CfAO to be put on a waitlist. If a student drops, we will replace this student from someone on this list. Waitlist attendees will be added on a first come, first served basis.

Fees & Other Details

General Fee Information
• $2,200 registration fee plus $675 Single or $600 Double occupancy lodging for the week (includes meals).
• $600 registration fee for graduate students & postdoctoral fellows. Includes double occupancy lodging for the week. Single room: add $75.
• University of California faculty & staff discounts may apply. Please contact the CfAO for details.

Refund policy
You will receive a 90% refund for cancellations made before July 5, 2011. For cancellations on or after July 5 and before July 24, 2011, we will refund 50% of the fees charged. For cancellations of less than 10 business days before the workshop, no refund is payable. Note: Substitution of an alternate attendee is acceptable at any time.