The performance of a ferrofluid deformable mirror is studied in order to characterize its usefulness as a low-cost and high-stroke alternative to conventionnal deformable mirrors. The control procedure is examined and mathematically modelled.
© 2005 Optical Society of America
(120.0120) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology
(120.4640) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Optical instruments
(220.0220) Optical design and fabrication : Optical design and fabrication
(220.4830) Optical design and fabrication : Systems design
D. Brousseau, E. F. Borra, M. Rioux, and S. Thibault, " Ferrofluid Based Deformable Mirrors for 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 JWB13.
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