Description AOS is pleased to bring a customizable voice coil actuated (VCA) fast steering mirror (FSM) technology to market for addressing the laser pointing control market.  These FSMs are capable of addressing a wide variety of tilt needs from atmosphere aberration compensation to mechanical jitter rejection.  The mirror is scalable from 1”-class sizes to over Read more about VCA FSM[…]

Turbulence Testing

Pricing Pricing starts at $10,000. Please contact AOS about pricing for the ACS so that we can help you specify the system to meet your needs. Description The Atmospheric Characterization System (ACS) is a complete atmospheric turbulence characterization system that leverages our decades of development in Shack-Hartmann wavefront sensors to estimate the coefficient of variance Read more about Turbulence Testing[…]

Adaptive Optics Kits

Pricing Our AO kits are available for as little as $10k for educational institutions. Description The AOS kits come with a feedback sensor (wavefront or camera), a 1″ membrane deformable mirror, USB drive electronics, and Windows AO software. Contact us to help you put together your kit. Datasheets and Manuals Software Manual Datasheet Datasheet Application Read more about Adaptive Optics Kits[…]

Metric AO Systems

Pricing $7500 for 32-channel Drive Electronics. Call us for more pricing and information. Description We recently modified our drive electronics package to enable the user to connect an external metric (typically a photodiode) to the box and use it to do closed-loop metric adaptive optics. We have currently implemented stochastic parallel gradient descent (SPGD), but Read more about Metric AO Systems[…]

YouTube Videos

Pricing Free Description Demonstration videos are available free on YouTube and under the Support tab. Datasheets and Manuals None Application Notes None Files n/a Media Aberration Videos Road Mirage in Florida City Lights In Albuquerque – Out of Focus Billboard 1km Away Through 10″ Telescope At Different Times of Day Different Billboard 1km Away Through Read more about YouTube Videos[…]


Pricing Contact MZA Associates Corporation for pricing on WaveTrain and WaveTrain Lab. WaveTrain Lab components are available free with the purchase of any AOS products. Description WaveTrain is a software package to model adaptive optics and wave-optics systems that is produced by our parent company, MZA Associates Corporation. WaveTrain is free for use on US Read more about WaveTrain[…]

Plate-Type DMs

Description We manufacture custom plate-type deformable mirrors with a high reflectivity multi-layer dielectric coating or metal type coatings. We have built DMs with a few actuators and up to 1004 actuators. Our DMs have been used in laboratories, field testing environments, and military platforms. The 21-actuator device, shown above, was designed for high reflectivity at Read more about Plate-Type DMs[…]

Membrane DMs

Pricing $1500 for a 1″ diameter aperture nitrocellulose aluminum-coated deformable mirror up to 32 actuators. $2000 for a 1″ diameter aperture polyimide aluminum-coated deformable mirror up to 32 actuators. Call us for more pricing and capability information for different coatings, different aperture diameters, and different numbers of actuators. Description The polymer membrane deformable mirror technology Read more about Membrane DMs[…]