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Development of a novel three-dimensional deformable mirror with removable influence functions for high precision wavefront correction in adaptive optics system
Author(s): Lei Huang; Chenlu Zhou; Mali Gong; Xingkun Ma; Qi Bian
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Paper Abstract

Deformable mirror is a widely used wavefront corrector in adaptive optics system, especially in astronomical, image and laser optics. A new structure of DM--3D DM is proposed, which has removable actuators and can correct different aberrations with different actuator arrangements. A 3D DM consists of several reflection mirrors. Every mirror has a single actuator and is independent of each other. Two kinds of actuator arrangement algorithm are compared: random disturbance algorithm (RDA) and global arrangement algorithm (GAA). Correction effects of these two algorithms and comparison are analyzed through numerical simulation. The simulation results show that 3D DM with removable actuators can obviously improve the correction effects.

Paper Details

Date Published: 27 July 2016
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 9909, Adaptive Optics Systems V, 990942 (27 July 2016); doi: 10.1117/12.2231548
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Lei Huang, Tsinghua Univ. (China)
College of Optical Sciences, Univ. of Arizona (United States)
Chenlu Zhou, Tsinghua Univ. (China)
Mali Gong, Tsinghua Univ. (China)
Xingkun Ma, Tsinghua Univ. (China)
Qi Bian, Tsinghua Univ. (China)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 9909:
Adaptive Optics Systems V
Enrico Marchetti; Laird M. Close; Jean-Pierre Véran, Editor(s)

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