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Wavelet-based wavefront control
Author(s): Katharine J. Jones
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Paper Abstract

The objective of Adaptive Optics is to achieve dynamic correction of severely abberated systems. This effort will develop a novel adaptive optics approach based on wavelets. Distortions are imprinted on the wavefront in the form of a spatially varying phase field. A wavelet-based method is being developed to subtract out distortions to yield a fully corrected image. This method will be initially developed for laser systems but aims eventually to be used for adaptive optical systems for ground-based telescopes.

Paper Details

Date Published: 12 October 2004
PDF: 11 pages
Proc. SPIE 5553, Advanced Wavefront Control: Methods, Devices, and Applications II, (12 October 2004); doi: 10.1117/12.555532
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Katharine J. Jones, Rice Univ. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 5553:
Advanced Wavefront Control: Methods, Devices, and Applications II
John D. Gonglewski; Mark T. Gruneisen; Michael K. Giles, Editor(s)

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