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Calculation of the isoplanatic patch for multiconjugate adaptive optics
Author(s): Jixiang Yan; Renzhong Zhou; Xin Yu
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Paper Abstract

The gains of an isoplanatic patch, both in diameter and in area, are presently derived for a Multiconjugate Adaptive Optics system through comparison with a conventional system for height-dependent refractive index structure coefficient. By treating the atmosphere as an N-layer model and keeping the isoplanatic patch size invariable for all layers, the patch gain is obtained.

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Date Published: 29 June 1992
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 1745, Instrumentation for Planetary and Terrestrial Atmospheric Remote Sensing, (29 June 1992); doi: 10.1117/12.60616
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Jixiang Yan, Beijing Institute of Technology (China)
Renzhong Zhou, Beijing Institute of Technology (China)
Xin Yu, Beijing Institute of Technology (China)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1745:
Instrumentation for Planetary and Terrestrial Atmospheric Remote Sensing
Supriya Chakrabarti; Andrew B. Christensen, Editor(s)

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