Turbulence phase and scintillation anisoplanatism limit the wave-front sensing precision on extended sources. An analytical expression of the error induced is given in the Rytov regime. The formalism is applied to a solar case observation.
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(010.0010) Atmospheric and oceanic optics : Atmospheric and oceanic optics
(010.1330) Atmospheric and oceanic optics : Atmospheric turbulence
(010.7350) Atmospheric and oceanic optics : Wave-front sensing
C. L. Robert, J. Conan, V. Michau, T. Fusco, and N. Vedrenne, " Scintillation and Phase Anisoplanatism in Shack-Hartmann Wavefront Sensing," 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 AWB4.
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