DOI QR코드

DOI QR Code

Pupil plane wavefront sensing with a static pyramidal prism: Simulation and preliminary evaluation

  • Received : 1999.10.14
  • Published : 2000.03.01

Abstract

Adaptive optics(AO) removes or compensates the distortion caused by a turbulent atmosphere or medium. A wavefront sensormeasures the distortion, on which the correction of AO is based. A new idea of pupil plane wavefront sensing, which consists of a relay lens and a pyramidal-shaped prism, was previously proposed. This paper reviews the idea of pupil wavefrontsensing and presents prism, was previously proposed. The simulation shows that pupilwavefront sensing provides full wavefront sensing when the intensity peak of PSF is located within half of the Airy radius from the apex of the sensor. Adding to this, the sensor is shown to have optimum sensor output with a finite bevel size of the pyramidal prism.

Keywords

References

  1. J.M. Beckers, Annual Review of Astronomy and Astrophysics 31, 13 (1993) https://doi.org/10.1146/annurev.aa.31.090193.000305
  2. C.L. Koliopoulos, Appl. Opt. 19(9), 1523-1528 (1980) https://doi.org/10.1364/AO.19.001523
  3. J.W. Hardy, E.E. Lefebvre, C.L. Koliopoulos, Optical Society of America 67(3), 360 (1977) https://doi.org/10.1364/JOSA.67.000360
  4. D. Schmutz, E. Lawrence, Proc. SPIE, 13 (1987)
  5. N. Roddier, Appl. Opt. 27(7), 1223 (1988) https://doi.org/10.1364/AO.27.001223
  6. E. O. Brigham, The Fast Fourier Transform, (Prentice-Hall, New York, 1974)
  7. J. H. Lee, D. D. Walker, A. P. Doel, Opt. Eng. 38, 1456 (1999) https://doi.org/10.1117/1.602197
  8. J. H. Lee, D. D. Walker, A. P. Doel, Optical Engineering, April (2000), in press
  9. D.V. Murphy, Lincoln Laboratory Journal 5(1), 25 (1992)
  10. N. Pugh, D. Lobb, D. Walker, T. Williams, Proc. SPIE, 2534, 312 (1995) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.217747
  11. MATLAB, The MathWorks, Inc., 24 Prime Park Way, Natick, Mass., USA
  12. R. J. Noll, J. Opt. Soc. Am. A 66(3), 207 (1976) https://doi.org/10.1364/JOSA.66.000207
  13. G. O. Reynolds, J. B. DeVelis, G. B. Parrent Jr, B. J. Thompson, The new Physical Optics Notebook: Tutorials in Fourier Optics, SPIE Optical Engineering Press, 1989
  14. J. H. Lee, B. B. Bigelow, D. D. Walker, A.P.Doel, R.G.Bingham, "Why Adaptive Secondaries?", Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific (PASP), Jan., 112:97-107, 2000
  15. N. Roddier, Proc. SPIE 1542, 120 (1991) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.48799
  16. R. Ragazzoni, Journal of modern optics 43(2), 289 (1996) https://doi.org/10.1080/09500349608232742

Cited by

  1. Investigation of Performance Degradation of Shack Hartmann Wavefront Sensing Due to Pupil Irradiance Profile vol.10, pp.1, 2006, https://doi.org/10.3807/JOSK.2006.10.1.016
  2. A Circular Bimorph Deformable Mirror for Circular/Annulus/Square Laser Beam Compensation vol.10, pp.1, 2006, https://doi.org/10.3807/JOSK.2006.10.1.023
  3. Analysis of Optical Properties with Photopolymers for Holographic Application vol.10, pp.1, 2006, https://doi.org/10.3807/JOSK.2006.10.1.001
  4. The miracle to crisis and the mirage of the postcrisis reform in Korea: Assessment after ten years vol.19, pp.5-6, 2008, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.asieco.2008.09.003