1 November 1996 Semipassive bimorph flexible mirrors for atmospheric adaptive optics applications
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A semipassive bimorph mirror is considered as the most promising corrector for low-order and at the same time low-cost atmospheric adaptive optical systems. Theoretical and experimental results of the response functions study are presented. A simple response function histeresis compensation method is suggested. The efficiency of correcting the first eight Zernike polynomials with a 17-electrode bimorph mirror is given. It is shown that such a corrector can be successfully used to compensate turbulence with the Kolmogorov spectrum.
Alexis V. Kudryashov, Victor I. Shmalhausen, "Semipassive bimorph flexible mirrors for atmospheric adaptive optics applications," Optical Engineering 35(11), (1 November 1996). https://doi.org/10.1117/1.601044
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