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History of Adaptive Optics Development at the MIT Lincoln Laboratory
Author(s): Darryl P. Greenwood; C. A. Primmerman
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Paper Abstract

For more than two decades Lincoln Laboratory has been a major participant in adaptive-optic research and has performed seminal experiments in atmospheric compensation, including the first thermal-blooming compensation of a high-energy laser, the first compensation of a laser beam propagating from ground to space, and the first compensation using a synthetic beacon. In this paper we briefly review more than 20 years of Lincoln Laboratory work in the field.

Paper Details

Date Published: 25 August 1993
PDF: 15 pages
Proc. SPIE 1920, Active and Adaptive Optical Components and Systems II, (25 August 1993); doi: 10.1117/12.152685
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Darryl P. Greenwood, Lincoln Lab./MIT (United States)
C. A. Primmerman, Lincoln Lab./MIT (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1920:
Active and Adaptive Optical Components and Systems II
Mark A. Ealey, Editor(s)

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