Principles of Adaptive Optics describes the foundations, principles, and applications of adaptive optics (AO) and its enabling technologies. Addressing the fundamentals of AO at the core of new uses in biomedical imaging, communications, high-energy lasers, and astronomy, this fully revised and significantly expanded Fourth Edition:Contains all-new
History and Background. Sources of Aberrations. Adaptive Optics Compensation. Adaptive Optics Applications and Systems. Wavefront Sensing. Wavefront Correction. Reconstruction and Controls. Summary of Important Equations.