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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)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.19.001170


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Abstract

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

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

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Gordon D. Love, John V. Major, and Alan Purvis, "Liquid-crystal prisms for tip-tilt adaptive optics," Opt. Lett. 19, 1170-1172 (1994)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-19-15-1170


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