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Science with Adaptive Optics

Proceedings of the ESO Workshop Held at Garching, Germany, 16-19 September 2003 (ESO Astrophysics Symposia)

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Published by Springer .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mathematics and Science,
  • Optics (light),
  • Optics, Adaptive,
  • Astrophysics & Space Science,
  • Science,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • Weights & Measures,
  • Astronomy - General,
  • Science / Astronomy,
  • Optics,
  • Astronomical instruments,
  • Congresses

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsWolfgang Brandner (Editor), Markus E. Kasper (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages387
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9055363M
    ISBN 103540250344
    ISBN 109783540250340

    Starting by describing High-Resolution 3D Light Microscopy with STED and RESOLFT, the book goes on to cover retinal and anterior segment imaging and image-guided treatment and also discusses the development of adaptive optics in vision science and ophthalmology. Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My libraryMissing: Adaptive Optics.

    This book contains summaries of the principles of Fourier optics that have been developed over the past hundred years and of many applications over the past fifty years, especially since the invention of the laser. This book is intended as a series of guideposts to improve our world through the applications of Fourier optics. About this book For many astronomers, Adaptive Optics is something like a dream coming true. Sinee and the first observations of celestial bodies performed with the help of an optieal teleseope, astronomers have always fighted to improve the 'resolving power' of their instruments.

    Adaptive optics is a way forward that avoids this dilemma. It works like this. Light from an astronomical object travels in straight lines through the vacuum of space so the wavefront, or set of waves that left the object at the same time, defines a flat as the light travels through the atmosphere, its speed depends slightly on density, and the turbulent motions of air in the upper. Adaptive optics is a powerful new technique used to sharpen telescope images blurred by the Earth's atmosphere. This authoritative book is the first dedicated to the use of adaptive optics in astronomy. Mainly developed for defence applications, the technique of adaptive optics has only recently been introduced in astronomy. Already it has allowed ground-based telescopes to produce images with.


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This book presents the proceedings of the ESO Workshop on Science with Adaptive Optics held in the fall of The book provides an overview on AO instrumentation, data acquisition and reduction strategies, and covers observations of the sun, solar system objects, circumstellar disks, substellar companions, HII regions, starburst environments, late-type stars, the galactic center, active.

This book presents the proceedings of the ESO Workshop on Science with Adaptive Optics held in the fall of The book provides an overview on AO instrumentation, data acquisition and reduction strategies, and covers observations of the sun, solar system objects, circumstellar disks, substellar companions, HII regions, starburst environments, late-type stars, the galactic center, active Brand: Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg.

A glossary of terms and a symbol table are also included. Adaptive Optics for Vision Science arms engineers, scientists, clinicians, and students with the basic concepts, engineering tools, and techniques needed to master adaptive optics applications in vision science and by: The blossoming of adaptive optical techniques has brought about a revolution in the field of astronomical observation.

Coupled with the new generation of large, ground-based telescopes, it allows us to achieve an unprecendented angular resolution in the analysis of faint astronomical sources at optical : Paperback.

Featuring contributions from the foremost researchers in the field, Adaptive Optics for Vision Science is the first book devoted entirely to providing the fundamentals of adaptive optics along with its practical applications in vision science.

The material for this book stems from collaborations fostered by the Center for Adaptive Optics, a consortium of more than thirty universities, government.

Featuring contributions from the foremost researchers in the field, Adaptive Optics for Vision Science is the first book devoted entirely to providing the fundamentals of adaptive optics along with its practical applications in vision science.

The material for this book stems from collaborations fostered by the Center for Adaptive Optics, a consortium of more than thirty universities, government laboratories. The 12 peer-reviewed papers collected here together offer a plenitude of up-to-date information on “Smart & Adaptive Optics”.

Volume is indexed by Thomson Reuters CPCI-S (WoS).The papers are conveniently arranged into: Chapter 1: Nano-photonics, Chapter 2: Active Optical Materials and Devices, Chapter 3: Adaptive Optics.

Adaptive optics counteracts these effects. This technology, originally developed and applied in astronomy, has been increasingly applied to ophthalmics and microscopy. This book introduces the key concepts and technologies behind adaptive optics. Adaptive optics is a far more powerful technique, with the potential to image complex faint objects at the theoretical resolution limit.

The idea, first set out by Babcock ([1][1]), is to restore the waves to their original form before they converge to the focus. Adaptive optics (AO) is a technique that removes the atmospheric disturbance and allows a telescope to achieve diffraction-limited imaging from the ground.

This is critical in achieving the maximum S/N given in equation (1). The basic idea of AO is to first measure the amount of atmospheric disturbance, then correct for it before the light reaches the camera. Adaptive optics is a powerful new technique used to sharpen telescope images blurred by the Earth's atmosphere.

This authoritative book is the first dedicated to the use of adaptive optics in astronomy. It is written by an international team who have pioneered the field. It is set to become the standard reference for researchers and optical engineers in astronomy and other areas of science where adaptive optics Cited by: A JOHN WILEY & SONS, INC., PUBLICATION Front cover art: In an adaptive optics system, a lenslet array (left circle) is used to measure an aberrated wavefront (top circle) that is then corrected by a deformable mirror (right circle) to produce a fl attened wavefront (bottom circle).File Size: 7MB.

Although the book is written primarily for researchers in vision science and ophthalmology, the field of adaptive optics has strong roots in astronomy. Researchers in both fields share this technology and, for this reason, the book includes chapters by both astronomers and vision scientists.

Observatories are now producing outstanding science through adaptive optics technology; components, such as micromachined deformable mirrors and very low noise detectors, are revolutionizing the field; and the industrial and medical arenas are harnessing the capabilities of adaptive optics tools in free-space laser communications, laser-induced fusion, and retinal by: Although the book is written primarily for researchers in vision science and ophthalmology, the field of adaptive optics has strong roots in astronomy.

Researchers in both fields share this technology and, for this reason, the book includes chapters by both astronomers and vision : $   From the earliest days and nights of telescopic astronomy, atmospheric turbulence has been a serious detriment to optical performance.

The new technology of adaptive optics can overcome this problem by compensating for the wavefront distortion that results from turbulence. The result will be large gains in resolving power and limiting magnitude, closely approaching the theoretical by: The book also contains thorough discussions of the principles underlying all spectroscopic instrumentation, with special emphasis on grating instruments used with telescopes.

An introduction to adaptive optics provides the needed background for further inquiry into this rapidly developing area. A technology known as adaptive optics (AO) has the capability to counteract the undesired effects of optical aberrations.

Originally developed for astronomy, this technology has taken hold in biological imaging over the past two decades. Adaptive optics allows the theoretical limit of angular resolution to be achieved from a large telescope, despite the presence of turbulence.

Thus an eight meter class telescope, such as one of the four in the Very Large Telescope operated by ESO in Chile, will in future be routinely capable of an angular resolution of almost arcsec, compared tot he present resolution of about arcsec Format: Hardcover.

She has published in a variety of journals and is publishing a book titled “Introduction to Adaptive Optics for Vision Science” to be released by CRC Press in autumn Karen joined the Department of Engineering Science at the University of Oxford in Augustwhere she develops adaptive optics systems for microscopy and satellites.

Principles of Adaptive Optics covers the basic principles of optics, wavefront sensing, controls, and wavefront correction that encompass the specialized field called adaptive optics.

This book is composed of eight chapters that summarize the fundamental technology developments and the basic understanding of the various disciplines used in Book Edition: 1.The techniques of adaptive optics have been developed to overcome the problems caused by aberrations.

The various components of an adaptive optical system are discussed alongside specific considerations that must be made in the design of adaptive fluorescence microscopes. Some physical limitations in the adaptive optics field can be overcome by artificially created reference stars, called laser guide stars.

These new technologies have lately been applied with success to some medium and very large telescopes. Science 26 Nov Vol.Issuepp. DOI: /scienceCited by: