1 June 2004 High-power lasers and adaptive optics
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Proceedings Volume 5333, Laser Resonators and Beam Control VII; (2004) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.538450
Event: Lasers and Applications in Science and Engineering, 2004, San Jose, Ca, United States
This paper presents adaptive optical closed loop system with bimorph mirror as a wavefront corrector and Shack-Hartmann wavefront sensor to compensate for the aberrations of the high power lasers. Adaptive system can correct for the low-order aberrations in the real-time -- the frequency of corrected aberrations is less than 25 (30) Hz. The amplitude of such aberrations -- about 7 microns. These parameters are mostly determined by utilized Shack-Hartmann wavefront sensor. Number of corrected aberrations -- up to 30th Zernike polynomial (excluding tip-tilt). We are presenting the results of the use of our adaptive system in several high-power laser systems such as ATLAS, LULI, JAERI and Beijing Institute of Physics.
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Alexis V. Kudryashov, Alexis V. Kudryashov, Vadim V. Samarkin, Vadim V. Samarkin, Alexey L. Rukosuev, Alexey L. Rukosuev, Alexander Alexandrov, Alexander Alexandrov, } "High-power lasers and adaptive optics", Proc. SPIE 5333, Laser Resonators and Beam Control VII, (1 June 2004); doi: 10.1117/12.538450; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.538450


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