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  • Vol. 21, Iss. 9 — Sep. 1, 2004
  • pp: 1645–1658

Compensation of distant phase-distorting layers. I. Narrow-field-of-view adaptive receiver system

Miao Yu and Mikhail A. Vorontsov  »View Author Affiliations

JOSA A, Vol. 21, Issue 9, pp. 1645-1658 (2004)

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We analyze various scenarios of adaptive wave-front phase-aberration correction in optical-receiver-type systems when inhomogeneties of the wave propagation medium are either distributed along the propagation path or localized in a few thin layers remotely located from the receiver telescope pupil. Phase-aberration compensation is performed with closed-loop control architectures based on decoupled stochastic parallel gradient descent, stochastic parallel gradient descent, and phase conjugation control algorithms. Both receiver system aperture diffraction effects and the effect of wave-front corrector position on phase-aberration compensation efficiency are analyzed.

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OCIS Codes
(010.1080) Atmospheric and oceanic optics : Active or adaptive optics
(110.0110) Imaging systems : Imaging systems

Original Manuscript: October 24, 2003
Revised Manuscript: March 18, 2004
Manuscript Accepted: March 18, 2004
Published: September 1, 2004

Miao Yu and Mikhail A. Vorontsov, "Compensation of distant phase-distorting layers. I. Narrow-field-of-view adaptive receiver system," J. Opt. Soc. Am. A 21, 1645-1658 (2004)

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