Phase conjugation does not achieve the dark nulls needed for high-contrast imaging. We present an alternative optimized solution for the shaping of the deformable mirror based on the Fourier decomposition of the overall aberration.
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A. Give'on, J. N. Kasdin, and R. J. Vanderbei, " Wavefront Amplitude and Phase Correction for High Contrast Imaging Using Fourier Decomposition," 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 JTuB3.
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