Methods for correcting tilt anisoplanatism in laser-guide-star-based multiconjugate adaptive optics.

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Multiconjugate adaptive optics (MCAO) is a technique for correcting turbulence-induced phase distortions in three dimensions instead of two, thereby greatly expanding the corrected field of view of an adaptive optics system. This is accomplished with use of multiple deformable mirrors conjugate to distinct ranges in the atmosphere, with actuator commands… (More)

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@article{Ellerbroek2001MethodsFC, title={Methods for correcting tilt anisoplanatism in laser-guide-star-based multiconjugate adaptive optics.}, author={Brent Ellerbroek and François J Rigaut}, journal={Journal of the Optical Society of America. A, Optics, image science, and vision}, year={2001}, volume={18 10}, pages={2539-47} }