2 March 2010 Simultaneous correction of large low-order and high-order aberrations with a new deformable mirror technology
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Proceedings Volume 7550, Ophthalmic Technologies XX; 755027 (2010) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.848040
Event: SPIE BiOS, 2010, San Francisco, California, United States
Abstract
A new technology of deformable mirror will be presented. Based on magnetic actuators, these deformable mirrors feature record strokes (more than +/- 45μm of astigmatism and focus correction) with an optimized temporal behavior. Furthermore, the development has been made in order to have a large density of actuators within a small clear aperture (typically 52 actuators within a diameter of 9.0mm). We will present the key benefits of this technology for vision science: simultaneous correction of low and high order aberrations, AO-SLO image without artifacts due to the membrane vibration, optimized control, etc. Using recent papers published by Doble, Thibos and Miller, we show the performances that can be achieved by various configurations using statistical approach. The typical distribution of wavefront aberrations (both the low order aberration (LOA) and high order aberration (HOA)) have been computed and the correction applied by the mirror. We compare two configurations of deformable mirrors (52 and 97 actuators) and highlight the influence of the number of actuators on the fitting error, the photon noise error and the effective bandwidth of correction.
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F. Rooms, S. Camet, J. F. Curis, "Simultaneous correction of large low-order and high-order aberrations with a new deformable mirror technology", Proc. SPIE 7550, Ophthalmic Technologies XX, 755027 (2 March 2010); doi: 10.1117/12.848040; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.848040
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