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Journal of the Optical Society of America A


  • Editor: Franco Gori
  • Vol. 30, Iss. 11 — Nov. 1, 2013
  • pp: 2409–2414

Influence study of solving correction forces caused by fitting errors for thin meniscus mirror

Hongqiao Wang, Bin Fan, Yongqian Wu, Haitao Liu, Rong Liu, and Fengtao Yan  »View Author Affiliations

JOSA A, Vol. 30, Issue 11, pp. 2409-2414 (2013)

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The actuator influence functions of a thin meniscus mirror can be expanded in Zernike polynomials. And the correctness of influence functions has a great effect on solving the correction forces. The Zernike coefficients are applied as parameters in the all-floating support system. We analyze the main interferential factors when different deformation modes are corrected. The influence caused by fitting errors is studied in this paper. A preferable result can be obtained after eliminating the interferential factors. The method can obtain useful correction forces. Comparing the peak-to-valley and root mean square values among the results calculated by different accuracy influence functions, we find that there is a limited convergence property when the accuracy increases.

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OCIS Codes
(200.4740) Optics in computing : Optical processing
(220.4610) Optical design and fabrication : Optical fabrication
(220.1080) Optical design and fabrication : Active or adaptive optics

ToC Category:
Optical Design and Fabrication

Original Manuscript: July 12, 2013
Revised Manuscript: September 13, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: September 15, 2013
Published: October 28, 2013

Hongqiao Wang, Bin Fan, Yongqian Wu, Haitao Liu, Rong Liu, and Fengtao Yan, "Influence study of solving correction forces caused by fitting errors for thin meniscus mirror," J. Opt. Soc. Am. A 30, 2409-2414 (2013)

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