Conclusions and Perspectives

  • Zhizheng WuEmail author
  • Azhar Iqbal
  • Foued Ben Amara


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.


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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