Amplitude and Phase Control of Pupil Coronagraph for Exo-planet Detection Using Spatial Light Modulators

Laurent Pueyo, Michael G. Littman, Michael Carr, N. Jeremy Kasdin, David N. Spergel, Robert Joseph Vanderbei

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Abstract

An experimental proof using two liquid crystal spatial light modulators in conjunction with a white light Michelson interferometer to correct amplitude error in telescopes is presented. The principle is reviewed, and then the experiment for a monochromatic closed loop is detailed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)241-249
Number of pages9
JournalProceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering
Volume5170
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 1 2003
EventTechniques and Instrumentation for Detection of Exoplants - San Diego, CA, United States
Duration: Aug 5 2003Aug 7 2003

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Computer Science Applications
  • Applied Mathematics
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

Keywords

  • Amplitude correction
  • Closed loop
  • Michelson interferometer
  • Spatial light modulator
  • White light

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