Performance of 97-elements ALPAO membrane magnetic deformable mirror in Adaptive Optics - Optical Coherence Tomography system for in vivo imaging of human retina

Robert J. Zawadzki, Steven M. Jones, Sandra E. Balderas-Mata, Sylwia M. Maliszewska, Scot S. Olivier, John S. Werner

Abstract


We present an evaluation of two different configurations of the ALPAO 97-actuator membrane magnetic deformable mirror for wavefront correction, using either 7 or 9 actuators across the eye pupil. These tests included monitoring of aberration correction for a human subject. This AO-sub system is part of the UC Davis high-resolution human retinal imaging adaptive optics - optical coherence tomography (AO-OCT) instrument. AO-OCT allows the three-dimensional (3D) visualization of different retinal structures in vivo with high volumetric resolution (3x3x3?m3).

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