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Active optics and aberration correction with multimode deformable mirrors (MDMs): vase form and meniscus form
Author(s): Gerard R. Lemaitre
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Paper Abstract

Multimode Deformable Mirrors allow to superpose aberration modes up to high orders. The elasticity analysis leads to consider manily Clebsch-Zernike modes that belong to a sub-class of aberration modes. Theoretical results and associated geometries are derived for some single modes that allows to find degenerated solutions leading to a minimum set of applied external forces. Interferometric results from various Active Optics experiments are presented.

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Date Published: 15 March 2004
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 5481, Laser Optics 2003: Wavefront Transformation and Laser Beam Control, (15 March 2004); doi: 10.1117/12.558374
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Gerard R. Lemaitre, Observatoire Astronomique de Marseille Provence (France)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 5481:
Laser Optics 2003: Wavefront Transformation and Laser Beam Control
Vladimir E. Sherstobitov; Leonid N. Soms, Editor(s)

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