Theoretical analysis of a polychromatic rayleigh laser guide star

Lennon Orion Reinhart, Michael Hart

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Abstract

Tilt is a significant portion of the aberrations caused by atmospheric turbulence. A polychromatic Rayleigh beacon allows for object-independent tilt correction and has advantages over polychromatic sodium beacons. A theoretical analysis is presented.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationPropagation Through and Characterization of Atmospheric and Oceanic Phenomena, pcAOP 2019
PublisherOSA - The Optical Society
ISBN (Print)9781943580637
DOIs
StatePublished - 2015
EventPropagation Through and Characterization of Atmospheric and Oceanic Phenomena, pcAOP 2019 - Munich, Germany
Duration: Jun 24 2019Jun 27 2019

Publication series

NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
VolumePart F164-pcAOP 2019

Conference

ConferencePropagation Through and Characterization of Atmospheric and Oceanic Phenomena, pcAOP 2019
CountryGermany
CityMunich
Period6/24/196/27/19

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Mechanics of Materials

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    Reinhart, L. O., & Hart, M. (2015). Theoretical analysis of a polychromatic rayleigh laser guide star. In Propagation Through and Characterization of Atmospheric and Oceanic Phenomena, pcAOP 2019 (Optics InfoBase Conference Papers; Vol. Part F164-pcAOP 2019). OSA - The Optical Society. https://doi.org/10.1364/PCAOP.2019.PTu3C.3