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  • Vol. 29, Iss. 10 — Apr. 1, 1990
  • pp: 1402–1403

Wavefront sensing and the irradiance transport equation

François Roddier  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 29, Issue 10, pp. 1402-1403 (1990)

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Phase retrieval has recently been experimentally demonstrated, using the irradiance transport equation. We show that this equation provides a unified description for incoherent wavefront sensing methods, bringing new insights and opening new prospects in this area.

© 1990 Optical Society of America

Original Manuscript: December 26, 1989
Published: April 1, 1990

François Roddier, "Wavefront sensing and the irradiance transport equation," Appl. Opt. 29, 1402-1403 (1990)

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