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Adaptive Optics: Methods, Analysis and Applications
Arlington, Virginia United States
June 23-27, 2013
ISBN: 978-1-55752-975-6
Wavefront Control & Algorithms (OM3A)

Computation-free Adaptive Optics for High-Contrast Imaging and Other Applications

Feiling Wang and Christopher Spivey  »View Author Affiliations


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This paper describes a modal optimization for adaptive-optics systems. The Walsh-function modes applied to the deformable mirrors produce such a simple focal-plane response that virtually no computation is needed for achieving desirable outcomes.

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OCIS Codes
(010.1080) Atmospheric and oceanic optics : Active or adaptive optics
(010.7350) Atmospheric and oceanic optics : Wave-front sensing
(110.6770) Imaging systems : Telescopes

F. Wang and C. Spivey, "Computation-free Adaptive Optics for High-Contrast Imaging and Other Applications," in Imaging and Applied Optics, OSA Technical Digest (online) (Optical Society of America, 2013), paper OM3A.5.

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