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Optics design of compact deformable mirror experiment
Author(s): David Charles Dayton; Darren R. Laughlin; John D. Gonglewski; Samuel C. Rogers; Scot W. McDermott
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Paper Abstract

Optical design of a compact adaptive optics system, to be mounted on the side of a large telescope, presents special problems. In particular the limited space requires fast optics. Signal to noise requirements for the wave-front sensor also require that the optics work over a wide optical band. In this paper we describe the design and layout of such an adaptive optics experiment performed on the SOR 3.5 meter telescope.

Paper Details

Date Published: 15 December 1995
PDF: 3 pages
Proc. SPIE 2580, Optics in Atmospheric Propagation and Adaptive Systems, (15 December 1995); doi: 10.1117/12.228492
Show Author Affiliations
David Charles Dayton, Applied Technology Associates, Inc. (United States)
Darren R. Laughlin, Applied Technology Associates, Inc. (United States)
John D. Gonglewski, Air Force Phillips Lab. (United States)
Samuel C. Rogers, Logicon R&D Associates (United States)
Scot W. McDermott, Logicon R&D Associates (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2580:
Optics in Atmospheric Propagation and Adaptive Systems
Anton Kohnle, Editor(s)

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