TY - CHAP A1 - Changhui Rao A2 - Yu Tian A3 - Hua Bao ED1 - Robert K. Tyson Y1 - 2012-01-20 PY - 2012 T1 - AO-Based High Resolution Image Post-Processing N2 - Advances in adaptive optics technology and applications move forward at a rapid pace. The basic idea of wavefront compensation in real-time has been around since the mid 1970s. The first widely used application of adaptive optics was for compensating atmospheric turbulence effects in astronomical imaging and laser beam propagation. While some topics have been researched and reported for years, even decades, new applications and advances in the supporting technologies occur almost daily. This book brings together 11 original chapters related to adaptive optics, written by an international group of invited authors. Topics include atmospheric turbulence characterization, astronomy with large telescopes, image post-processing, high power laser distortion compensation, adaptive optics and the human eye, wavefront sensors, and deformable mirrors. BT - Topics in Adaptive Optics SP - Ch. 4 UR - https://doi.org/10.5772/31150 DO - 10.5772/31150 SN - PB - IntechOpen CY - Rijeka Y2 - 2019-11-21 ER -