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APPLICATIONS-CENTERED RESEARCH IN OPTICS

  • Vol. 2, Iss. 4 — Apr. 1, 1963
  • pp: 409–410

Three-Dimensional Wavefront Reconstruction

Jurgen R. Meyer-Arendt  »View Author Affiliations


Applied Optics, Vol. 2, Issue 4, pp. 409-410 (1963)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.2.000409


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Abstract

Wavefront reconstruction is a process by which a diffraction pattern can be restored into an image of the primary scatterer This process is being used to visualize the molecular structure of matter. Three-dimensional reconstruction is possible by means of a synthesizer which has two optic axes. The light in one arm of the synthesizer need not be coherent with respect to the light in the other arm.

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History
Original Manuscript: May 8, 1962
Published: April 1, 1963

Citation
Jurgen R. Meyer-Arendt, "Three-Dimensional Wavefront Reconstruction," Appl. Opt. 2, 409-410 (1963)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ao/abstract.cfm?URI=ao-2-4-409


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