Estimation and Control Problems in Adaptive Optics

January 22 - 24, 2004

Schedule


Thursday, January 22, 2004

9:00 - 9:45
Li Chen (University of Rochester)

Adaptive Optics for Vision
PDF Presentation

9:45 - 10:30
Marcos van Dam (Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory)

Fundamentals of adaptive optics and wavefront reconstruction
Presentation (PowerPoint File)

11:00 - 11:45
11:45 - 12:30
Curt Vogel (Montana State University, Bozeman)

Fundamentals of computational linear algebra for inverse problems
PDF Presentation

2:30 - 3:15
Andrea M. Ghez (UCLA)

Adaptive Optics Observations of the Galactic Center
Presentation (PowerPoint File)

3:15 - 4:00
Lisa Poyneer (Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory)

Correlation methods for wave-front sensing
PDF Presentation

4:30 - 4:45
Aron Ahmadia (Illinois Institute of Technology)

Parallel Implementation of an Adaptive Optics Simulation Code
Presentation (PowerPoint File)

4:45 - 5:00
Donald Gavel (University of California at Santa Cruz)

Wavefront Sensing
Presentation (PowerPoint File)

5:00 - 5:30
Brent Ellerbroek (National Optical Astronomical Observatory)

Spatial Frequency Domain Methods


Friday, January 23, 2004

9:00 - 9:45
Bruce Macintosh (Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory)

Fundamentals of ExAO

9:45 - 10:30
Lisa Poyneer (Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory)

Wavefront Control for Extreme Adaptive optics
PDF Presentation

11:00 - 11:45
Brent Ellerbroek (National Optical Astronomical Observatory)

Computationally Efficient Methods for MCAO Wavefront Reconstruction
PDF Presentation
Presentation (PowerPoint File)

11:45 - 12:00
Piotr Piatrou (Michigan Technological University)

Phase to WFS influence matrix elements cross verification
PDF Presentation

12:00 - 12:15
Amir Give'on (Princeton University)

Why phase conjugation does not work
Presentation (PowerPoint File)

2:30 - 3:15
3:15 - 4:00
Donald Gavel (University of California at Santa Cruz)

Kalman filtering techniques
Presentation (PowerPoint File)

4:30 - 5:15
5:15 - 6:00
Luc Gilles (Michigan Technological University)

Closed-Loop Iterative Sparse Layer-oriented MCAO Control Algorithms
PDF Presentation


Saturday, January 24, 2004

9:00 - 9:45
Hongwu Ren (California Institute of Technology)

Fan beam and tomographic techniques

9:45 - 10:30
11:00 - 11:45
Donald Wiberg (University of California at Santa Cruz)

A Spatial Non-dynamic LQG Controller