A new phase unwrapping algorithm is presented that implements phase retrieval without any need for preliminary cuts or weights of the wrapped phase diagram. Excellent results on simulated as well as real data validate the proposed technique.
© 1998 Optical Society of America
Original Manuscript: February 19, 1997
Revised Manuscript: June 30, 1997
Manuscript Accepted: August 20, 1997
Published: February 1, 1998
Antonio Collaro, Giorgio Franceschetti, Francesco Palmieri, and Maria Sedes Ferreiro, "Phase unwrapping by means of genetic algorithms," J. Opt. Soc. Am. A 15, 407-418 (1998)