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  • Vol. 36, Iss. 15 — May. 20, 1997
  • pp: 3319–3328

Adaptive imaging system for phase-distorted extended source and multiple-distance objects

Mikhail A. Vorontsov, Gary W. Carhart, Dimitri V. Pruidze, Jennifer C. Ricklin, and David G. Voelz  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 36, Issue 15, pp. 3319-3328 (1997)

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We introduce an incoherent adaptive imaging system based on optimization of an image quality metric measured using a coherent optical system. Experimental results and numerical simulations are presented that demonstrate adaptive correction of phase-distorted extended source images containing objects located at multiple distances.

© 1997 Optical Society of America

Original Manuscript: April 23, 1996
Published: May 20, 1997

Mikhail A. Vorontsov, Gary W. Carhart, Dimitri V. Pruidze, Jennifer C. Ricklin, and David G. Voelz, "Adaptive imaging system for phase-distorted extended source and multiple-distance objects," Appl. Opt. 36, 3319-3328 (1997)

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