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2016

Journal of Double Star Observations, Vol 12, No. 3, March 2016

Sparse-Aperture Quasi-Meridian Telescopes
Russell M. Genet, et al.

Gravic Labs Astronomy

2015

33rd Annual IOTA Meeting, October 16-18, 2015 Cheyenne Campus of the College of Southern Nevada, North Las Vegas, Nevada

Progress and Future Plans for EMCCD Testing  (Video)
Steve Conard, Dylan Holenstein, and  Bruce Holenstein

Journal of Double Star Observations, Vol 11, No.  1S, September 2015

Speckle Interferometry of Short-Period Binary Stars
Russell M. Genet, et al.

2014

Alt-Az Initiative Portland VIII Workshop, August 1-3, 2014

High Speed Photometry and Scintillation
Bruce Holenstein and Dylan Holenstein

32nd Annual IOTA Meeting, July 12-13, 2014 University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland

High Speed Observing Plans for Regulus-163 Erigone Event
Steve Conard, Bruce Holenstein, and Dylan Holenstein

Specialized Software and Equipment for High Speed Cameras
Dylan Holenstein, Bruce Holenstein, and Steve Conard

Small Telescopes and Astronomical Research (STAR III) Conference, June 6-7, 2014, Lander University, Greenwood, South Carolina

Optical Testing of Light Bucket Mirrors
Bruce Holenstein and Dylan Holenstein

Journal of Double Star Observations, Vol. 10 No. 2, April 1, 2014  (Page 150)

Lunar Occultation Observations of Double Stars – Report #4
Brian Loader, et al.

Free-Space Laser Communication and Atmospheric Propagation XXVI, 89710O, March 6, 2014, Proc. SPIE 8971

Recent Developments in the Production of Spin-cast Epoxy Mirrors
K.L. Brodhacker, J. Ritter, A.D. La Croix, B. Holenstein, and R.M. Genet

Journal of Astronomical Instrumentation, Vol. 2, No. 2

Intensity Interferometry for the 21st Century
E.P. Horch, G. Van Belle, R.M. Genet, and B.D. Holenstein

2013

31st Annual IOTA Meeting, October 4-6, 2013, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Results from NEAF
Bruce Berger, Ted Blank, Al Carcich, Ken Coles, Steve Conard, and Bruce Holenstein

Application of EMCCDs to Faint Occultations
Bruce Holenstein, Russ Genet, and Steve Conard

Society for the Astronomical Sciences 32nd Annual Conference – 2013 May 21-23

Earth- and Space-Based Light Bucket Intensity Interferometry Arrays
Russ Genet, Bruce Holenstein, Joseph Ritter, Elliott Horch, Gerard van Belle, Reed Estrada, Chris Estrada, Andrew Aurigema, Lisa Brodhacker, Jodi Christiansen, LLuvia Rodriguez, and Dave Kieda

Maui International Double Star Conference

Lightbucket Telescopes for Intensity Interferometry
Russ Genet, Bruce Holenstein, Reed Estrada, Chris Estrada, Mounir El-Koussa, Laura Rice, and Mike Vickery

2012

30th Annual IOTA Meeting, October 19-22, 2012 North Las Vegas, NV

NEAF Meeting Report
Bruce Berger, Ted Blank, Al Carcich, Ken Coles, Steve Conard, and Bruce Holenstein

Second Phoenix Astro-Solar Workshop of the Mobile Solar Initiative, October 13, 2012

Meter-Class Telescope Array Science
Bruce Holenstein and Russ Genet

Journal of Double Star Observations, Vol 8, No.  4, October 2012

Lunar Occultation Observations of Double Stars – Report #3
Brian Loader, et al.

Big Blue: Lightweight, Portable Assembly & Operations Manual

1-Meter Prototype Lightweight, Portable Alt-Az Telescope: Assembly, Operations & Maintenance Manual
Miles Holenstein

Alt-Az Initiative Portland VI Workshop

Meter-Class Telescope Array Science
Bruce Holenstein and Russ Genet

Meter-Class Astronomy Conference: Telescopes, Instruments, and Observational Programs, Waimea, HI, January 20-22, 2012

Overview of 0.75-m Telescope Project and Requirements
Bruce Holenstein and Russ Genet

High Time Resolution Astronomy Developments
Bruce Holenstein and Russ Genet

Optical Testing of Epoxy Mirrors
Dylan Holenstein and Bruce Holenstein

Active Secondary Project Update
Alex Thompson, Jeff Jarema, and Bruce Holenstein

2011

Villanova University, Physics Department, November 7, 2011

Lightweight Medium-Aperture Mirrors for Astronomy and Power Generation
Bruce Holenstein

Astronomy Workshop at Gravic, October 8, 2011

Telescope Arrays and Related Topics
Bruce Holenstein, Rich Mitchell, and Dylan Holenstein

Summary of the Astronomy Workshop at Gravic
Bruce Holenstein

29th Annual IOTA Meeting, July 16-19, 2011, Rocklin, CA

Alt-Az Initiative: Update on the development of portable and affordable meter-class telescopes
Russ Genet and Bruce Holenstein

Amateur Astronomy, No. 70

Spin-Cast Polymer Mirrors
K. Lisa Brodhacker, Terry Richardson, Kevin Babson, James Ruff, Walter Scrivens, Russell Genet, Bruce Holenstein, and John Ridgely

Non-Vacuum Silvering and Overcoating of Telescope Mirrors
K. Lisa Brodhacker, Genevieve Harris, Bruce Holenstein, Sagar Venkateswaran, and Russell Genet

Low Cost Active Secondary Mirrors
Bruce Holenstein, Brian Fehrman, Miles Wickersham, Umesh Korde, and Russell Genet

Light Bucket Astronomy Conference: Technology Developments and Research Programs, 31 December, 2010 – January 2, 2011, Waimea, HI

Light Bucket Astronomy
Russ Genet and Bruce Holenstein

Visions for Large Light Buckets
Russ Genet and Bruce Holenstein

Aberration Theory and Prototype Mirror Experiments
Bruce Holenstein, Richard Mitchell and Dylan Holenstein

Signal-to-Noise of Program Object Measures
Bruce Holenstein and Russ Genet

Silvering and Overcoating Experiments
Bruce Holenstein, Sagar Venkateswaran, Michael Holenstein, and Dylan Holenstein

Low Cost Fixed and Bimorph Correctors
Bruce Holenstein, Dylan Holenstein, Garth Boyer, Alexander D. Thompson and Richard Mitchell

Experiments with High Speed Cameras
Bruce Holenstein

A High Speed Electrometer for Photodiode Photometers
Bruce Holenstein, Dylan Holenstein, Richard Mitchell and Alexander Demirjian

Lunar Occultation Theory and Practice
Bruce Holenstein

OTF Foamglass Tests
Bruce Holenstein and Dylan Holenstein

Other Documents

Lander University 10″ Spin-Cast Epoxy Mirror Tests
Bruce Holenstein and Dylan Holenstein

Lander University 11″ Spin-Cast Epoxy Mirror Tests
Bruce Holenstein and Dylan Holenstein

Lander University Flats and 11″ Spin-Cast Epoxy Mirror No.2 Tests
Bruce Holenstein and Dylan Holenstein

Lander University 22″ Spin-Cast Epoxy Mirror Tests
Bruce Holenstein and Dylan Holenstein

Mu Gem Lunar Occultation 2011 March 1314-v2
Bruce D. Holenstein and Dylan Holenstein

Pi Sgr Lunar Occultation 2011 August 1011
Bruce Holenstein, Dylan Holenstein, Larry DeWarf, and VU Students

2010

Society for the Astronomical Sciences 29th Annual Conference

Light Bucket Astronomy
Russell M. Genet, Arne A. Henden, Bruce D. Holenstein – pp 117-122

2010 Annual IOTA Meeting

Development of Portable and Affordable Meter-Class Telescopes
Russ Genet and Bruce Holenstein

Efforts to Improve the Signal-to-Noise-Ratio of Occultation Measures
Bruce Holenstein and Russ Genet

Amateur Astronomy, No. 66

Light Bucket Telescopes
Russ Genet and Bruce Holenstein

Alt-Az Initiative Portland IV Workshop

Gravic Labs Light Bucket Astronomy Projects
Bruce D. Holenstein, Robert H. Koch, Richard J. Mitchell, Dylan R. Holenstein, Alexander D. Thompson, Alexander J. Demirjian, Michael D. Holenstein, and Garth R. Boyer

The Alt-Az Initiative: Telescope, Mirror, & Instrument Developments, Collins Press

Chapter 2, Light Bucket Astronomy
Russell M. Genet and Bruce D. Holenstein

Chapter 16, Figures of Merit for Light Bucket Mirrors
Bruce D. Holenstein, Richard J. Mitchell, and Robert H. Koch

Chapter 24, Experiments with Pneumatically-Formed Metalized Polyester Mirrors
Bruce D. Holenstein, Richard J. Mitchell, Dylan R. Holenstein, Kevin A. Iott and Robert H. Koch

Figures of Merit for Light Bucket Mirrors
Bruce D. Holenstein, Richard J. Mitchell, and Robert H. Koch

NEAF – Northeast Astronomy Forum, Suffern, NY, April 17, 2010

NEAF – 2010 Impressions
Bruce Holenstein

Independent Tests

Peacock Labs Mirror Coating Testing and Analysis
M. D. Holenstein

Peacock Labs Mirror Coating Testing and Analysis – Phase II and IIA
Bruce Holenstein and Dylan Holenstein

Starstone 8in No. 0001a Tests
Bruce Holenstein


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