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  • Vol. 19, Iss. 15 — Aug. 1, 1994
  • pp: 1170–1172

Liquid-crystal prisms for tip-tilt adaptive optics

Gordon D. Love, John V. Major, and Alan Purvis  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Letters, Vol. 19, Issue 15, pp. 1170-1172 (1994)

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Results from an electrically addressed liquid-crystal cell producing continuous phase profiles are presented. The adaptive deflection of a beam of light for use in a tip-tilt adaptive optics system is demonstrated. We compare the optical performance of liquid-crystal prisms with experimental data on atmospheric seeing at the William Herschel Telescope.

© 1994 Optical Society of America

Original Manuscript: January 31, 1994
Published: August 1, 1994

Gordon D. Love, John V. Major, and Alan Purvis, "Liquid-crystal prisms for tip-tilt adaptive optics," Opt. Lett. 19, 1170-1172 (1994)

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