We present novel approach to differential photometry in high-contrast observations. Our algorithm exploits the difference in statistics between the on-axis and off-axis intensity. We test the method on data from the Lick Observatory's 3m telescope.
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(010.0010) Atmospheric and oceanic optics : Atmospheric and oceanic optics
(010.1080) Atmospheric and oceanic optics : Active or adaptive optics
(100.0100) Image processing : Image processing
(100.1830) Image processing : Deconvolution
S. Gladysz and J. Christou, "Differential Photometry through PDF Deconvolution," in Frontiers in Optics 2009/Laser Science XXV/Fall 2009 OSA Optics & Photonics Technical Digest, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2009), paper AOTuC1.
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