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Control of Micromachined Deformable Mirrors

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dc.contributor.author Agronin, M. L. en_US
dc.contributor.author Bartman, R. en_US
dc.contributor.author Hadaegh, F. Y. en_US
dc.contributor.author Kaiser, W. en_US
dc.contributor.author Wang, P. K. C. en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2004-10-06T03:44:56Z
dc.date.available 2004-10-06T03:44:56Z
dc.date.issued 1992-05 en_US
dc.identifier.citation Pasadena, CA en_US
dc.identifier.clearanceno 93-1070
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2014/35467
dc.description.abstract A micromachined deformable mirror with pixelated electrostatic actuators is proposed. The paper begins with a physical description of the proposed mirror. Then, a mathematical model in the form of a nonlinear partial differential equation describing the mirror surface deformations is derived. This model is used to derive the required voltages for the actuators to achieve a specified static deformation of the mirror surface. This is followed by the derivation of a static nonlinear feedback controller for achieving noninteracting actuation. Then, the structure for a complete control system for wavefront correction is proposed. The paper concludes with a discussion of the physical implementation of the proposed control system. en_US
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dc.format.mimetype application/pdf
dc.language.iso en_US
dc.subject.other mirrors micromachining electrostatic actuators adaptive optics silicon en_US
dc.title Control of Micromachined Deformable Mirrors en_US


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