Analysis of algorithms for adaptive control of laser beams in a nonlinear medium

Fedor Kanev, Vladimir Lukin, Lidiya Lavrinova

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Abstract

Adaptive correction for thermal blooming by multidither and phase-conjugation algorithms is analyzed with the use of numerical models of beams propagating in a nonlinear medium. Methods to increase the stability of these algorithms are proposed. The influence of an adaptive mirror on the efficiency and the divergence of correction algorithms is considered. The feasibility of amplitude-phase control with a two-mirror adaptive optics system is also analyzed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)4598-4604
Number of pages7
JournalApplied Optics
Volume37
Issue number21
Publication statusPublished - 1998

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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