Principles of Adaptive Optics, Fourth Edition, Hardback Book


Principles of Adaptive Optics describes the foundations, principles, and applications of adaptive optics (AO) and its enabling technologies.

Addressing the fundamentals of AO at the core of new uses in biomedical imaging, communications, high-energy lasers, and astronomy, this fully revised and significantly expanded Fourth Edition:Contains all-new problem sets at the end of each chapterIncorporates cutting-edge research, with hundreds of new citationsAdds a new section on the practical implications of control algorithmsIncludes a practical roadmap for developing a viable stable multichannel control systemPresents new practical calibration techniques and new information on phase diversity for wavefront sensingUpdates coverage of AO systems-e.g., confocal AO scanning ophthalmoscopes and National Ignition Facility (NIF) beam path AOFeatures fresh material on multiconjugate adaptive optics, extra-solar planet detection, optical coherence tomography, pyramid wavefront sensors, micromachined deformable mirrors, and morePrinciples of Adaptive Optics, Fourth Edition provides a complete update of the most definitive text for the field.


  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 360 pages, 2 page/ 4 figure color insert follows page 200; 3 Tables, black and white; 4 Illustration
  • Publisher: Apple Academic Press Inc.
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  • Category: Applied optics
  • ISBN: 9781482252330



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