23 February 2006 Adaptive optics for three-dimensional optical data storage and micromachining
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Many high resolution optical methods are affected by the presence of optical aberrations. These include microscopy, three-dimensional optical data storage and optical micromachining. We investigate the use of adaptive aberration correction applied to these techniques. In particular, it is shown how a deformable membrane mirror can be used to correct the aberrations when focusing deep into a multilayer optical data storage medium for both recording and read-out of data. Aberration correction for optical micromaching deep inside a substrate is also demonstrated.
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Martin J. Booth, Martin J. Booth, Michael Schwertner, Michael Schwertner, Tony Wilson, Tony Wilson, "Adaptive optics for three-dimensional optical data storage and micromachining", Proc. SPIE 6090, Three-Dimensional and Multidimensional Microscopy: Image Acquisition and Processing XIII, 60900H (23 February 2006); doi: 10.1117/12.661551; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.661551
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