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  • Editor: Joseph N. Mait
  • Vol. 49, Iss. 27 — Sep. 20, 2010
  • pp: 5117–5124

Modal wavefront sensor based on binary phase-only multiplexed computer-generated hologram

Liu Changhai, Xi Fengjie, Ma Haotong, Huang Shengyang, and Jiang Zongfu  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 49, Issue 27, pp. 5117-5124 (2010)

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We propose an approach for implementing a modal wavefront sensor using a binary phase-only multiplexed computer-generated hologram (BPMCGH). To simplify the coding and fabricating processes, a model based on tilt plane reference waves and an effective coding scheme for BPMCGH have been developed. The necessary number of subholograms to be recorded or coded is significantly reduced, from two or even more to just one per aberration mode, accordingly. The numerical and experimental demonstration results are presented and discussed and show that this approach is convenient for producing a BPMCGH and efficient for sensing the aberration modes.

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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
(090.1760) Holography : Computer holography
(090.4220) Holography : Multiplex holography

ToC Category:
Atmospheric and Oceanic Optics

Original Manuscript: May 25, 2010
Manuscript Accepted: August 2, 2010
Published: September 15, 2010

Liu Changhai, Xi Fengjie, Ma Haotong, Huang Shengyang, and Jiang Zongfu, "Modal wavefront sensor based on binary phase-only multiplexed computer-generated hologram," Appl. Opt. 49, 5117-5124 (2010)

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