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Task-based assessment of deformable mirrors
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Paper Abstract

A performance comparison is made using a number of commercially available Deformable Mirrors(DM) in fitting both ocular and atmospheric wavefronts. Least squares phase fitting simulations are performed for five mirrors using experimentally obtained mirror influence functions. The DMs used cover a range of DM technologies with varying size and cost. The phase fitting performance of these mirrors is found to be a function of influence function shape, actuator density and available mirror stroke.

Paper Details

Date Published: 14 February 2007
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 6467, MEMS Adaptive Optics, 64670F (14 February 2007); doi: 10.1117/12.707600
Show Author Affiliations
Thomas Farrell, National Univ. of Ireland/Galway (Ireland)
Elizabeth Daly, National Univ. of Ireland/Galway (Ireland)
Eugenie Dalimier, National Univ. of Ireland/Galway (Ireland)
Chris Dainty, National Univ. of Ireland/Galway (Ireland)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 6467:
MEMS Adaptive Optics
Scot S. Olivier; Thomas G. Bifano; Joel A. Kubby, Editor(s)

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