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  • Editor: James C. Wyant
  • Vol. 47, Iss. 3 — Jan. 20, 2008
  • pp: 372–376

Amplitude and phase reconstruction by radial shearing interferometry

Elena López Lago and Raúl de la Fuente  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 47, Issue 3, pp. 372-376 (2008)

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We describe a new procedure for retrieving both amplitude and phase of an optical beam from radial shearing measurements. Information from the sheared interferogram is used to estimate and improve the beam and wavefront shape in successive iterations. We present computer simulations and experimental results that show the performance of the method.

© 2008 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(120.0120) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology
(120.3180) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Interferometry
(120.5050) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Phase measurement

ToC Category:
Instrumentation, Measurement, and Metrology

Original Manuscript: October 15, 2007
Manuscript Accepted: November 21, 2007
Published: January 15, 2008

Elena López Lago and Raúl de la Fuente, "Amplitude and phase reconstruction by radial shearing interferometry," Appl. Opt. 47, 372-376 (2008)

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