15 May 2012 Receding-horizon adaptive control of aero-optical wavefronts
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This paper introduces a new method for adaptive prediction and correction of wavefront errors in adaptive optics. The new method is based on receding-horizon control design and an adaptive lattice filter. Experimental results presented in the paper illustrate the capability of the new adaptive controller to predict and correct aero-optical wavefronts derived from recent flight-test data. The experimental results compare the performance of the new adaptive controller the performance of a minimum-variance adaptive controller previously used in adaptive optics. These results demonstrate the reduced sensitivity of the receding-horizon adaptive controller to high-frequency sensor noise.
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Jonathan Tesch, Steve Gibson, "Receding-horizon adaptive control of aero-optical wavefronts", Proc. SPIE 8395, Acquisition, Tracking, Pointing, and Laser Systems Technologies XXVI, 83950B (15 May 2012); doi: 10.1117/12.923499; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.923499
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