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  • Vol. 30, Iss. 29 — Oct. 10, 1991
  • pp: 4173–4175

Illumination-independent high-efficiency joint transform correlator

Suganda Jutamulia, George M. Storti, Don A. Gregory, and James C. Kirsch  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 30, Issue 29, pp. 4173-4175 (1991)

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A novel polarization-encoded two-channel joint transform correlator is described that can produce unity interference modulation, independent of the illumination of the target and the reference.

© 1991 Optical Society of America

Original Manuscript: February 12, 1991
Published: October 10, 1991

Suganda Jutamulia, George M. Storti, Don A. Gregory, and James C. Kirsch, "Illumination-independent high-efficiency joint transform correlator," Appl. Opt. 30, 4173-4175 (1991)

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