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Predictors in the servo-loop of an AO system
Author(s): Richard M. Brockie; Martyn Wells; Peter Gallant; George J. M. Aitken
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Paper Abstract

Previous work has shown that atmospheric distortions are predictable. We present preliminary results which show that introducing predictors into the control loop of an adaptive optics system with a zero hysteresis segmented mirror improves systems performance.

Paper Details

Date Published: 11 September 1998
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 3353, Adaptive Optical System Technologies, (11 September 1998); doi: 10.1117/12.321733
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Richard M. Brockie, Institute for Astronomy/Univ. of Edinburgh (United Kingdom)
Martyn Wells, Royal Observatory/Edinburgh (United Kingdom)
Peter Gallant, Queen's Univ. (Canada)
George J. M. Aitken, Queen's Univ. (Canada)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3353:
Adaptive Optical System Technologies
Domenico Bonaccini; Robert K. Tyson, Editor(s)

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