Fraunhofer Institute of Optronics, System Technologies and Image Exploitation IOSB


Services provided by the Adaptive Optics Group

We offer the following services to our industrial and governmental clients:


  • Measuring the influence of atmospheric turbulence on electro-optical devices to be deployed in realistic conditions outside the laboratory
  • Carrying-out field trials and instrument validation experiments
  • Cross-validation of proposed and existing measurement systems
  • Monte-Carlo and analytic calculations of laser propagation through the atmosphere
  • Simulation of the performance of imaging systems for long-range observations
  • Optical metrology
  • Design of optical systems
  • Simulation of adaptive-optical systems for lasers and for astronomy
  • Simulation of laser systems to be deployed underwater
  • Design and fabrication of holograms
  • Design and fabrication of micro-optics