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Optics Express

  • Editor: J. H. Eberly
  • Vol. 6, Iss. 1 — Jan. 3, 2000
  • pp: 2–6

On the use of dual frequency nematic material for adaptive optics systems: first results of a closed -loop experiment.

Sergio R. Restaino, David Dayton, Steve Browne, John Gonglewski, Jeff Baker, Sam Rogers, Scott McDermott, Joe Gallegos, and Mike Shilko  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 6, Issue 1, pp. 2-6 (2000)

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The use of liquid crystal devices for wavefront control has been suggested and implemented by several authors. In this paper we report some preliminary results on the use of Nematic based liquid crystal devices. Several experimental efforts have been carried out in the past few months. One of the main aims was to characterize a new device that uses dual frequency nematic material in a closed loop arrangement.

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OCIS Codes
(010.1080) Atmospheric and oceanic optics : Active or adaptive optics
(230.3720) Optical devices : Liquid-crystal devices

ToC Category:
Research Papers

Original Manuscript: December 2, 1999
Published: January 3, 2000

Sergio Restaino, David Dayton, Stephen Browne, John Gonglewski, Jeff Baker, Sam Rogers, Scott Mcdermott, Joe Gallegos, and Mike Shilko, "On the use of dual frequency nematic material for adaptive optics systems: first results of a closed-loop experiment.," Opt. Express 6, 2-6 (2000)

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