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  • Editor: Joseph N. Mait
  • Vol. 52, Iss. 10 — Apr. 1, 2013
  • pp: D92–D96

Phase retrieval using nonlinear diversity

Chien-Hung Lu, Christopher Barsi, Matthew O. Williams, J. Nathan Kutz, and Jason W. Fleischer  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 52, Issue 10, pp. D92-D96 (2013)

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We extend the Gerchberg–Saxton algorithm to phase retrieval in a nonlinear system. Using a tunable photorefractive crystal, we experimentally demonstrate the noninterferometric technique by reconstructing an unknown phase object from optical intensity measurements taken at different nonlinear strengths.

© 2013 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(070.4340) Fourier optics and signal processing : Nonlinear optical signal processing
(100.3190) Image processing : Inverse problems
(100.5070) Image processing : Phase retrieval
(190.5330) Nonlinear optics : Photorefractive optics

Original Manuscript: December 5, 2012
Revised Manuscript: February 26, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: February 27, 2013
Published: March 29, 2013

Chien-Hung Lu, Christopher Barsi, Matthew O. Williams, J. Nathan Kutz, and Jason W. Fleischer, "Phase retrieval using nonlinear diversity," Appl. Opt. 52, D92-D96 (2013)

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