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Adaptive optics: a bimorph mirror for wavefront correction
Author(s): Pascal Jagourel; Pierre-Yves Madec; Marc Sechaud
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Paper Abstract

A bimorph mirror seems to be low voltage, large strokes device which can be used as a correction mirror in an adaptive optics system for infrared applications. A few theoretical results are recalled and have been used to develop a numerical method to solve the displacements of a bimorph mirror supplied by a distribution of voltages. An example is given which involves seven electrodes; comparisons with theoretical and other numerical results are achieved.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 August 1990
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 1237, Amplitude and Intensity Spatial Interferometry, (1 August 1990); doi: 10.1117/12.19312
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Pascal Jagourel, Laserdot (France)
Pierre-Yves Madec, ONERA (France)
Marc Sechaud, ONERA (France)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1237:
Amplitude and Intensity Spatial Interferometry
James B. Breckinridge, Editor(s)

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