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Technological aspects of a custom CMOS sensor for adaptive optics
Author(s): Davies W. de Lima Monteiro; Gleb V. Vdovin; Pasqualina M. Sarro
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Paper Abstract

This paper focuses on the technological aspects of an integrated wavefront sensor developed in the framework of standard CMOS technology. A wavefront sensor is used in Adaptive Optics to detect wavefront aberrations, which can be compensated by a deformable mirror. We use the Hartmann method and the sensor consists basically of two components: an opaque mask with apertures and an optical detector. Our main goals are compatibility with mainstream technologies and real-time operation. We briefly report on the performance of the sensor in open- and closed- loop.

Paper Details

Date Published: 8 July 2003
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 5036, Photonics, Devices, and Systems II, (8 July 2003); doi: 10.1117/12.498240
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Davies W. de Lima Monteiro, Technische Univ. Delft (Netherlands)
Gleb V. Vdovin, Technische Univ. Delft (Netherlands)
Pasqualina M. Sarro, Technische Univ. Delft (Netherlands)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 5036:
Photonics, Devices, and Systems II
Miroslav Hrabovsky; Dagmar Senderakova; Pavel Tomanek, Editor(s)

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