We present a laboratory demonstration of open loop Off-Axis Adaptive Optics with optimal control. The control based on a Minimum Mean Square Error Estimator brings a significant performance improvement.
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(010.0010) Atmospheric and oceanic optics : Atmospheric and oceanic optics
(010.1080) Atmospheric and oceanic optics : Active or adaptive optics
(100.0100) Image processing : Image processing
(100.3190) Image processing : Inverse problems
C. Petit, J. M. Conan, C. Kulcsar, H. Raynaud, T. Fusco, and J. Montri, " Off-Axis Adaptive Optics with Optimal Control: Laboratory Validation," in Adaptive Optics: Analysis and Methods/Computational Optical Sensing and Imaging/Information Photonics/Signal Recovery and Synthesis Topical Meetings on CD-ROM, Technical Digest (Optical Society of America, 2005), paper AWA4.
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