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Table 1

Detailed parameters of the end-to-end simulation.

Atmospheric and telescope parameters
seeing [arcsec] 0.85
wavefront outer-scale 0 [m] 25
zenith angle [deg.] 30
turbulent layers altitude [km] 0, 1, 10
turbulent layers velocity [m/s] 12.5, 12.5, 12.5
turbulent layers velocity direction [deg] 0, 45, 90
turbulent layers profile ratio 0.2, 0.6, 0.2
telescope diameter [m] 8
obscuration ratio 0.14
instrumental jitter rms [mas] 3
number of independent wavefronts 100
M1, M2, M3 static figures rms [nm] 11.9, 11.9, 16.6

AO system parameters
linear number of sub-apertures 40
sensing guide star magnitude 6
sensing central wavelength [nm] 650
sensing integration time [ms] 0.83
loop delay [ms] 1
RON [e rms] 0.5
dark current [e/s rms] 2

Other instrumental aberrations
static aberrations [nm] ~36.5
differential aberrations [nm] ~19
offset pointing [mas] 0.5

Imaging parameters
pixel size [mas] ~8.74
RON [e rms] 10
detector dynamic limit 0.8×105
central wavelength [μm] 2.17
bandwidth [μm] 0.3
global telescopeinstrument transmission 0.09
sky background [mag/arcsec2] 13

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