Adaptive optics systems correct atmospheric turbulence in real time. Most adaptive optics systems used routinely correct in the near infrared, at wavelengths greater than 1 μm. MagAO-X is a new extreme adaptive optics (ExAO) instrument that will offer corrections at visible-to-near-IR wavelengths. MagAO-X will achieve Strehl ratios of >70% at Hwhen running the 2040 actuator deformable mirror at 3.6 kHz. A visible pyramid wavefront sensor (PWFS) optimized for sensing at 600-1000 nm wavelengths will provide the high-order wavefront sensing on MagAO-X.We present the optical design and predicted performance of the MagAO-X pyramid wavefront sensor.1.
|Original language||English (US)|
|State||Published - Jul 11 2018|
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