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High-performance deformable mirror for wavefront compensation
Author(s): Robert L. Lillard; John D. Schell
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Paper Abstract

An uncooled, 293 actuator deformable mirror design has been developed and two mirrors have been produced. This design is designated the High Performance Active Corrective Element (HiPACE) 293. The HiPACE 293 will provide substantial wavefront correction for large, multi-meter telescopes operating at science wavelengths of >= 2 micrometers while providing correction at shorter wavelengths for facilities with more moderate apertures.

Paper Details

Date Published: 31 May 1994
PDF: 14 pages
Proc. SPIE 2201, Adaptive Optics in Astronomy, (31 May 1994); doi: 10.1117/12.176035
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Robert L. Lillard, United Technologies Optical Systems (United States)
John D. Schell, United Technologies Optical Systems (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2201:
Adaptive Optics in Astronomy
Mark A. Ealey; Fritz Merkle, Editor(s)

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