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APPLICATIONS-CENTERED RESEARCH IN OPTICS

  • Vol. 28, Iss. 7 — Apr. 1, 1989
  • pp: 1312–1317

Holographic technique for correcting aberrations in a telescope

Jesper Munch and Ralph Wuerker  »View Author Affiliations


Applied Optics, Vol. 28, Issue 7, pp. 1312-1317 (1989)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.28.001312


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Abstract

A holographic technique for correcting aberrations in a telescope objective is presented. An image hologram of the aberrations is used as a correction plate to cancel out all the aberrations of the objective. Experimental results demonstrate diffraction-limited performance of the corrected telescope, as well as practical fields of view and a useful bandwidth (≈ 100 nm) for an objective with 10λ aberrations.

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History
Original Manuscript: June 3, 1988
Published: April 1, 1989

Citation
Jesper Munch and Ralph Wuerker, "Holographic technique for correcting aberrations in a telescope," Appl. Opt. 28, 1312-1317 (1989)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ao/abstract.cfm?URI=ao-28-7-1312


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