Improving stability, robustness and performance of laser systems

Date

2012

Authors

Guesalaga, A
Neichel, Benoit
Boccas, Maxime
d'Orgeville, Celine
Rigaut, Francois
Guzman, D
Anguita, Jaime

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SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering

Abstract

The vast majority of large telescopes are now equipped with Adaptive Optics (AO) systems, and many use lasers to create artificial stars (laser guide stars, LGS). Despite the significant advances in the use of LGS for AO, some problems persist during the

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Keywords: Active elements; Adaptive optics systems; Beam transfer optics; Branch points; Convergence speed; Deformable mirrors; Dynamic aberrations; Large telescopes; Laser guide star; Laser power; Laser systems; Nonlinear problems; Phase retrieval; Phase retrieval Adaptive optics; Deformable mirrors; Laser systems; Phase retrieval

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Source

Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering

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Conference paper

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Access Statement

Open Access

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DOI

10.1117/12.924908

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