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  • Editor: Michael Duncan
  • Vol. 14, Iss. 3 — Feb. 6, 2006
  • pp: 988–999

Method for simulating infinitely long and non stationary phase screens with optimized memory storage

François Assémat, Richard W. Wilson, and Eric Gendron  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 14, Issue 3, pp. 988-999 (2006)

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A new method to simulate turbulent phase is investigated in this paper. The goal of this method is to be able to simulate very long exposure times as well as time evolving turbulence conditions. But contrary to existing methods, our method allows to simulate such effects without using the whole memory space required by the simulated exposure time, making it particularly suited to the simulation of adaptive optics systems for very large apertures telescopes.

© 2006 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(010.1330) Atmospheric and oceanic optics : Atmospheric turbulence
(350.5030) Other areas of optics : Phase

ToC Category:
Atmospheric and Oceanic Optics

Original Manuscript: December 14, 2005
Revised Manuscript: January 19, 2006
Manuscript Accepted: January 23, 2006
Published: February 6, 2006

François Assémat, Richard Wilson, and Eric Gendron, "Method for simulating infinitely long and non stationary phase screens with optimized memory storage," Opt. Express 14, 988-999 (2006)

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