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Dynamic wavefront sensor system using spatial light modulators
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Paper Abstract

Liquid crystal televisions (LCTVs) have become very popular spatial light modulators. Their polarization and phase modulation capabilities allow them to be used as inexpensive spatial light modulators in a wide variety of applications. The design of a dynamic Hermann wavefront sensor system is described. A LCTV is used as an aberration generator in an optical system. A LCTV is also used as a Harmann wavefront sensor to measure the aberrations. Experimental results characterizing the LCTVs performance as an aberration generator and Harmann wavefront sensor are presented.

Paper Details

Date Published: 23 August 1995
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 2566, Advanced Imaging Technologies and Commercial Applications, (23 August 1995); doi: 10.1117/12.217385
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Natalie Clark, Air Force Phillips Lab. (United States)
Nadipuram R. Prasad, New Mexico State Univ. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2566:
Advanced Imaging Technologies and Commercial Applications
Natalie Clark; John D. Gonglewski, Editor(s)

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