Conclusions and Perspectives

Chapter

Abstract

Magnetic fluid deformable mirrors (MFDMs) have been proposed recently as a novel type of wavefront correctors for adaptive optics (AO) systems, which offer cost and performance advantages over existing wavefront correctors. In this chapter, the developments presented in this book are first summarized, and then further improvements in MFDMs that need to be addressed before they can be finally used practically in AO applications are discussed.

Keywords

Magnetic Fluid Surface Shape Mirror Surface Adaptive Optic Adaptive Optic System 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Shanghai UniversityShanghaiChina, People’s Republic
  2. 2.University of TorontoTorontoCanada

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