Image-based wavefront sensing using ray and wave optics are compared. Marriage of a new ray-based technique with phase retrieval combines speed, robustness, and accuracy.
(010.0010) Atmospheric and oceanic optics : Atmospheric and oceanic optics
(010.7350) Atmospheric and oceanic optics : Wave-front sensing
(100.0100) Image processing : Image processing
(100.5070) Image processing : Phase retrieval
J. R. Fienup, A. S. Jurling, and S. T. Thurman, "Rays and Waves in Wavefront Sensing," in Frontiers in Optics 2010/Laser Science XXVI, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2010), paper FWJ2.
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