A penalized likelihood algorithm for joint estimation of Stokes images and aberrations for a four channel polarimeter utilizing phase diversity is derived. System optimization is investigated using a Cramer-Rao bound. Simulation results are presented.
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J. R. Valenzuela and J. A. Fessler, "Joint Estimation of Stokes Images and Aberrations from Phase-Diverse Polarimetric Measurements," 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 CWA2.
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