30 November 2015 Adaptive wavefront sensor based on the Talbot effect
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Proceedings Volume 9809, Twelfth International Conference on Correlation Optics; 98090A (2015) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2219744
Event: 12th International Conference on Correlation Optics, 2015, Chernivsti, Ukraine
Abstract
The possibilities of wavefront curvature measuring by Talbot sensor are theoretically and experimentally investigated. A new method of wavefront aberrations measurement is proposed and demonstrated. It is based on the observation of the Talbot effect when the diffraction grating is adapted to the wavefront curvature of the analyzed wave. Herewith, the observation plane stay fixed and corresponds to the Talbot length for a plane wave. It is shown that the measurement range can be made several times wider, with the help of the adaptive Talbot sensor, by retaining the required angular sensitivity. A possibility of self-reproduction of the rectangular grating (with different periods along the axes) by the astigmatic wavefront is experimentally demonstrated. The possibility of the experimental realization of the adaptive Talbot sensor using the dynamic spatial light modulator is demonstrated.
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Dmytro V. Podanchuk, Dmytro V. Podanchuk, Vitaliy N. Kurashov, Vitaliy N. Kurashov, Andrey V. Kovalenko, Andrey V. Kovalenko, Volodymyr P. Dan’ko, Volodymyr P. Dan’ko, Myhailo M. Kotov, Myhailo M. Kotov, Nataliya S. Goloborodko, Nataliya S. Goloborodko, } "Adaptive wavefront sensor based on the Talbot effect", Proc. SPIE 9809, Twelfth International Conference on Correlation Optics, 98090A (30 November 2015); doi: 10.1117/12.2219744; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2219744
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