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Tracking wavefront sensors for adaptive optics
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Paper Abstract

Method of light-wave measurement for adaptive optical systems, which may be useful in conditions of the strong fluctuations, is considered. It is proposed to measure the light-wave phase on a closed trajectory, lying into the aperture where the wave intensity is significant, and to locate boundaries of the probably optical vortices, within which the intensity is close to zero. Operations and schematics of two novel devices are described, namely Hartmann Scanning Sensor and Directional Shearing Interferometer.

Paper Details

Date Published: 29 December 2000
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 4341, Seventh International Symposium on Atmospheric and Ocean Optics, (29 December 2000); doi: 10.1117/12.411931
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Valeri A. Tartakovski, Institute of Atmospheric Optics (Russia)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4341:
Seventh International Symposium on Atmospheric and Ocean Optics
Gennadii G. Matvienko; Mikhail V. Panchenko, Editor(s)

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