We demonstrated a magnification of a wavefront aberration by an unbalanced nulling interferometer, and correction of the aberration by the phase amplitude correction for precise wavefront correction beyond an adaptive optics performance limit.
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(120.0120) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology
(120.3180) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Interferometry
(350.0350) Other areas of optics : Other areas of optics
(350.1260) Other areas of optics : Astronomical optics
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