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  • Editor: Xi-Cheng Zhang
  • Vol. 39, Iss. 6 — Mar. 15, 2014
  • pp: 1390–1393

Random generation of the turbulence slopes of a Shack–Hartmann wavefront sensor

Rodolphe Conan  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Letters, Vol. 39, Issue 6, pp. 1390-1393 (2014)

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A method to generate the turbulence measurements of a Shack–Hartmann wavefront sensor is presented. Numerical simulations demonstrate that the spatial and temporal statistic properties of the slopes are respected, allowing us to generate the turbulence wavefront gradient corresponding to both natural and laser guide stars, as well as time series in accordance with the frozen flow model.

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OCIS Codes
(010.1300) Atmospheric and oceanic optics : Atmospheric propagation
(010.1330) Atmospheric and oceanic optics : Atmospheric turbulence
(010.7350) Atmospheric and oceanic optics : Wave-front sensing
(110.1080) Imaging systems : Active or adaptive optics

ToC Category:
Atmospheric and Oceanic Optics

Original Manuscript: January 7, 2014
Revised Manuscript: January 27, 2014
Manuscript Accepted: January 27, 2014
Published: March 5, 2014

Rodolphe Conan, "Random generation of the turbulence slopes of a Shack–Hartmann wavefront sensor," Opt. Lett. 39, 1390-1393 (2014)

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