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Sensors 2009, 9(4), 2345-2351; doi:10.3390/s90402345

Digital Mirror Device Application in Reduction of Wave-front Phase Errors

Department of Physics, School of Science, Kunming University of Science and Technology, No. 68, Wenchang Road, 121 Street, Kunming, Yunnan Province. ZIP: 650093, P.R. China
Air Force Engineering University, Xi'an 710077, P.R. China
Kunming Metallurgy College, Kunming 650033, P.R. China
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Received: 21 January 2009 / Revised: 17 March 2009 / Accepted: 24 March 2009 / Published: 30 March 2009
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In order to correct the image distortion created by the mixing/shear layer, creative and effectual correction methods are necessary. First, a method combining adaptive optics (AO) correction with a digital micro-mirror device (DMD) is presented. Second, performance of an AO system using the Phase Diverse Speckle (PDS) principle is characterized in detail. Through combining the DMD method with PDS, a significant reduction in wavefront phase error is achieved in simulations and experiments. This kind of complex correction principle can be used to recovery the degraded images caused by unforeseen error sources. View Full-Text
Keywords: DMD; PDS; wavefront phase error; optical correction; phase aberrations DMD; PDS; wavefront phase error; optical correction; phase aberrations

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Zhang, Y.; Liu, Y.; Wang, S. Digital Mirror Device Application in Reduction of Wave-front Phase Errors. Sensors 2009, 9, 2345-2351.

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