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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 19, Iss. 18 — Aug. 29, 2011
  • pp: 17396–17401

Modified Shack-Hartmann sensor made with electrically controlled ferroelectric zone plates

Roger S. Cudney  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 19, Issue 18, pp. 17396-17401 (2011)

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A modified Shack-Hartmann wavefront sensor based on an array of electrically controlled zone plates made of ferroelectric domains is presented. The camera used for image acquisition is also used for wavefront sensing. An experimental simulation of the use of this sensor to enhance astronomical images obtained by “Lucky Imaging” is presented.

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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
(160.2100) Materials : Electro-optical materials
(160.3730) Materials : Lithium niobate
(230.2090) Optical devices : Electro-optical devices

ToC Category:
Adaptive Optics

Original Manuscript: July 15, 2011
Revised Manuscript: August 3, 2011
Manuscript Accepted: August 11, 2011
Published: August 18, 2011

Roger S. Cudney, "Modified Shack-Hartmann sensor made with electrically controlled ferroelectric zone plates," Opt. Express 19, 17396-17401 (2011)

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