15 October 1993 Experimental testing of autonomous alignment of a six-degree-of-freedom optical system
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Experimental testing of the Downhill Simplex optimization algorithm is described in application to alignment of optical systems. A bench top experiment was designed to test the algorithm in the presence of real noise effects. A methodology of optimum design of merit functions for the algorithm is described and test data presented.
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Alex Ballantyne, Louis J. Palumbo, Michelle A. Thomas, Gary Golnik, "Experimental testing of autonomous alignment of a six-degree-of-freedom optical system", Proc. SPIE 1996, Optical Alignment, (15 October 1993); doi: 10.1117/12.160404; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.160404
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