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  • Vol. 31, Iss. 4 — Feb. 1, 1992
  • pp: 424–425

Optimization of partial adaptive optics

Jacques M. Beckers  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 31, Issue 4, pp. 424-425 (1992)

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Astronomical applications suggest wave-front control algorithms that maximize the fractional area of the pupil over which the wave-front distortion is smaller than an eighth of a wave.

© 1992 Optical Society of America

Original Manuscript: May 9, 1991
Published: February 1, 1992

Jacques M. Beckers, "Optimization of partial adaptive optics," Appl. Opt. 31, 424-425 (1992)

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  1. J. M. Beckers, “VLT interferometer: IV. The utility of partial adaptive optics,” in Advanced Technology Optical Telescopes IV, L. D. Barr, ed., Proc. Soc. Photo-Opt. Instrum. Eng.1236, 154–163 (1990).
  2. J. M. Beckers, L. E. Goad, “Image reconstruction using adaptive optics,” in Instrumentation for Ground-Based Optical Astronomy, L. Robinson, ed. (Springer-Verlag, Berlin, 1987), pp. 315–336.
  3. P. Nisenson, R. Barakat, “Partial atmospheric correction with adaptive optics,” J. Opt. Soc. Am. A 4, 2249–2253 (1987). [CrossRef]
  4. R. C. Smithson, M. Peri, “Partial correction of astronomical images with active mirrors,” J. Opt. Soc. Am. A 6, 92–97 (1989). [CrossRef]

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