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  • Editor: Anthony J. Campillo
  • Vol. 31, Iss. 12 — Jun. 15, 2006
  • pp: 1845–1847

Wavefront sensing and reconstruction from gradient and Laplacian data measured with a Hartmann–Shack sensor

Sergio Barbero, Jacob Rubinstein, and Larry N. Thibos  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 31, Issue 12, pp. 1845-1847 (2006)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.31.001845


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Abstract

A new wavefront sensing and reconstruction technique is presented. It is possible to measure Laplacian and gradient information of a wavefront with a Hartmann–Shack setup. By simultaneously using the Laplacian and gradient data we reconstruct the wavefront by sequentially solving two partial differential equations.

© 2006 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(010.7350) Atmospheric and oceanic optics : Wave-front sensing
(080.2720) Geometric optics : Mathematical methods (general)

ToC Category:
Wave-front Sensing

History
Original Manuscript: January 13, 2006
Revised Manuscript: March 29, 2006
Manuscript Accepted: March 30, 2006

Citation
Sergio Barbero, Jacob Rubinstein, and Larry N. Thibos, "Wavefront sensing and reconstruction from gradient and Laplacian data measured with a Hartmann-Shack sensor," Opt. Lett. 31, 1845-1847 (2006)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-31-12-1845


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