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  • Vol. 29, Iss. 20 — Jul. 10, 1990
  • pp: 2992–2996

Fast algorithms for designing optical phase-only filters (POFs) and binary phase-only filters (BPOFs)

Zouhir Bahri and B. V. K. Vijaya Kumar  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 29, Issue 20, pp. 2992-2996 (1990)

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Very efficient suboptimal algorithms for the design of phase-only filters and binary phase-only filters are presented. A reduction of 2- to 3-orders of magnitude in computer time is obtained over previous algorithms. The loss in signal-to-noise ratio is negligible (<0.001 dB).

© 1990 Optical Society of America

Original Manuscript: October 27, 1989
Published: July 10, 1990

Zouhir Bahri and B. V. K. Vijaya Kumar, "Fast algorithms for designing optical phase-only filters (POFs) and binary phase-only filters (BPOFs)," Appl. Opt. 29, 2992-2996 (1990)

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