Laser guide stars are used to measure the wave-front in adaptive optics for astronomy. The wave front measured in this way differs from the true wave-front and the induced aberrations must be measured and compensated.
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(010.0010) Atmospheric and oceanic optics : Atmospheric and oceanic optics
(010.1080) Atmospheric and oceanic optics : Active or adaptive optics
(010.7350) Atmospheric and oceanic optics : Wave-front sensing
M. A. van Dam, A. H. Bouchez, and D. Le Mignant, " Aberrations Induced by Laser Guide Stars in Adaptive Optics," 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 AWB3.
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