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  • Vol. 16, Iss. 10 — Oct. 1, 1999
  • pp: 2567–2573

High-resolution adaptive phase distortion compensation using a diffractive-feedback system: experimental results

Mikhail A. Vorontsov  »View Author Affiliations


JOSA A, Vol. 16, Issue 10, pp. 2567-2573 (1999)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/JOSAA.16.002567


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Abstract

An adaptive system having 70,400 wave-front control channels has been experimentally analyzed. Wave-front control is based on the diffractive-feedback principle and requires neither a reference wave nor direct wave-front measurements. The key system elements are a liquid-crystal television used as a phase modulator, a CCD camera, and an optoelectronic feedback loop. Experiments demonstrated efficient suppression of wave-front distortions belonging to a bandpass spectral domain. Results demonstrate the system’s potential as a secondary high-resolution adaptive feedback system for adaptive optics applications.

© 1999 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(010.0010) Atmospheric and oceanic optics : Atmospheric and oceanic optics
(050.1970) Diffraction and gratings : Diffractive optics
(060.5060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Phase modulation
(070.6020) Fourier optics and signal processing : Continuous optical signal processing
(100.5070) Image processing : Phase retrieval

History
Original Manuscript: February 8, 1999
Revised Manuscript: May 5, 1999
Manuscript Accepted: May 5, 1999
Published: October 1, 1999

Citation
Mikhail A. Vorontsov, "High-resolution adaptive phase distortion compensation using a diffractive-feedback system: experimental results," J. Opt. Soc. Am. A 16, 2567-2573 (1999)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/josaa/abstract.cfm?URI=josaa-16-10-2567


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