We present an experimental demo of a wideband Fourier optical beamformer that compensates for beam squint using spectrally selective imaging in a spectral hole burning crystal and corrects for phase errors using optical self calibration.
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(090.0090) Holography : Holography
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B. Braker and K. Wagner, " Self Calibrated Optical Imaging of Sparse RF Arrays," in Adaptive Optics: Analysis and Methods/Computational Optical Sensing and Imaging/Information Photonics/Signal Recovery and Synthesis Topical Meetings on CD-ROM, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2007), paper CTuB7.
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