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8 August 2008 Toward feasible and effective predictive wavefront control for adaptive optics
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We have recently proposed Predictive Fourier Control, a computationally efficient and adaptive algorithm for predictive wavefront control that assumes frozen flow turbulence. We summarize refinements to the state-space model that allow operation with arbitrary computational delays and reduce the computational cost of solving for new control. We present initial atmospheric characterization using observations with Gemini North's Altair AO system. These observations, taken over 1 year, indicate that frozen flow is exists, contains substantial power, and is strongly detected 94% of the time.
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Lisa A. Poyneer and Jean-Pierre Véran "Toward feasible and effective predictive wavefront control for adaptive optics", Proc. SPIE 7015, Adaptive Optics Systems, 70151E (8 August 2008); https://doi.org/10.1117/12.790111
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