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Blog Posts and Updates

MEMS Deformable Mirrors vs. Liquid Crystal-Based Devices

Before Deformable Mirrors became popular in the Adaptive Optics industry, consumers would generally turn to liquid crystal-based device (LCOS) spatial light modulators to confront their challenges

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Reflective Optical Chopper Outperforms the Rest

As Boston Micromachines’ newest member, I would first and foremost like to introduce myself. My name is Angelica and I have joined the BMC team as their Marketing and Communications Associate

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Fast and Precise Laser Pulse Compression with the Linear Array DM

Ultrafast lasers have been extensively used in ground breaking research including two Nobel Prizes. Applications within spectroscopy, photochemistry, laser processing and microscopy are widespread.

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What Do You REALLY Want in a Deformable Mirror?

This past summer, Boston Micromachines Corporation conducted a survey of nearly 300 members of the business and scientific community to find out what features were valued in a deformable mirror for adaptive optics

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Wavefront Sensorless Adaptive Optics Now a Reality

Up until recently nearly all adaptive optics (AO) systems used wavefront sensors for correction. But with recent advances, off-the-shelf wavefront sensorless AO is becoming a reality.

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SPIE Mirror Tech Days: Highlights and Takeaways

The SPIE Mirror Technology SBIR/STTR Workshop was held in Rochester, NY this year at the end of July……….

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How to select the right deformable mirror for you Part 2: Beam Shaping

In our second installment of this series designed to boil down the questions that need to be answered before selecting the right mirror,

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How to select the right deformable mirror for you Part 1: Imaging

In this multi-part series, I will be exploring the basic questions that one needs to answer in order to determine

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Fly with me: UAV image enhancement

MEMS deformable mirror(MEMS DM) technology UAV applies adaptive opticsis right now at the point where a high-volume application could propel the devices

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