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  • Vol. 67, Iss. 11 — Nov. 1, 1977
  • pp: 1583–1587

Transfer functions, correlation scales, and phase retrieval in speckle interferometry

Douglas P. Karo and Arthur M. Schneiderman  »View Author Affiliations


JOSA, Vol. 67, Issue 11, pp. 1583-1587 (1977)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/JOSA.67.001583


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Abstract

Properties of speckle imaging lens-atmosphere transfer functions that impact phase retrieval and subsequent image reconstruction have been measured under realistic conditions using bright stellar sources. These measurements generally support assumptions made by those who have proposed phase retrieval algorithms and tested them on simulated data.

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Douglas P. Karo and Arthur M. Schneiderman , "Transfer functions, correlation scales, and phase retrieval in speckle interferometry," J. Opt. Soc. Am. 67, 1583-1587 (1977)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/josa/abstract.cfm?URI=josa-67-11-1583


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