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 UC Davis Eye Center
  • Steven M. Jones 2Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
  • Sandra E. Balderas-Mata
  • Sylwia M. Maliszewska
  • Scot S. Olivier
  • John S. Werner



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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How to Cite

R. J. Zawadzki, S. M. Jones, S. E. Balderas-Mata, S. M. Maliszewska, S. S. Olivier, and J. S. Werner, “Performance of 97-elements ALPAO membrane magnetic deformable mirror in Adaptive Optics - Optical Coherence Tomography system for in vivo imaging of human retina”, Photonics Lett. Pol., vol. 3, no. 4, pp. pp. 147–149, Dec. 2011.