4 November 1982 Experiments With High Bandwidth Segmented Mirrors
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Abstract
Shortwave adaptive optical systems are required for ground-to-space transfer of laser power. These systems require high temporal bandwidth wavefront correction elements with between 1,000 and 10,000 degrees of freedom. We have developed a prototype segmented mirror whose wavefront correction capability can match these requirements. Details of the design and suggestions of how this technology could impact the NGT design are given.
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N. A. Massie, N. A. Massie, } "Experiments With High Bandwidth Segmented Mirrors", Proc. SPIE 0332, Advanced Technology Optical Telescopes I, (4 November 1982); doi: 10.1117/12.933542; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.933542
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