Peter Kner – Applying Adaptive Optics

Peter Kner – Applying Adaptive Optics

Adaptive Optics:
First applied to imaging stars and galaxies, Adaptive Optics (AO) is now also helping to revolutionize microscopy. This instrument applies a shape-changing mirror that corrects for the wavefront distortions of images produced by tiny points of light in normal lenses.

Dramatic Results: Adaptive Optics and Phase Retrieval: