Shack-Hartmann spots
Wavefront analysis with a Shack-Hartmann wavefront sensor
Wellenfrontanalyse mit einem Shack-Hartmann Wellenfrontsensor

Advanced lab course for physics and astronomy students of the University of Heidelberg at MPIA - lab course F36
Fortgeschrittenen-Praktikum für Studierende der Physik und Astronomie der Universität Heidelberg am MPIA - Versuch F36

Download/view course materials (note last update August 2021).
Schedule overview and available dates during the semester break.

Further materials

Adaptive Optik für die Astronomie, Augenheilkunde, Hochenergielaser und mehr, von Stefan Hippler, Markus Kasper, Ric Davies und Roberto Ragazzoni. In german language.

Adaptive Optics on Large Telescopes, by Andreas Glindemann, Stefan Hippler, Thomas Berkefeld, and Wolfgang Hackenberg.

Adaptive Optics on Extremely Large Telescopes, Stefan Hippler, 2019

Contacts and directions

 Responsible since October 2021: Dr. Markus Feldt, MPIA.

 Current tutors.

 Directions to MPIA.

Which Zernike Function is shown here?

Guess the Zernike function number shown at the right.

More questions / weitere Fragen.


Photos #1, #2. Interactive display of Shack-Hartmann spots for Seidel aberrations. Interactive display of Zernike functions (Java).
Advanced Physics Lab for Physicists University Heidelberg webpage.