29 August 2006 Adaptive optics for microscopy, 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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Michael Schwertner, Michael Schwertner, Martin J. Booth, Martin J. Booth, Tony Wilson, Tony Wilson, } "Adaptive optics for microscopy, optical data storage, and micromachining", Proc. SPIE 6306, Advanced Wavefront Control: Methods, Devices, and Applications IV, 63060A (29 August 2006); doi: 10.1117/12.681036; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.681036
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