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  • Editor: Stephen A. Burns
  • Vol. 26, Iss. 1 — Jan. 1, 2009
  • pp: 108–120

Self-calibration approach for optical long-baseline interferometry imaging

Serge Meimon, Laurent M. Mugnier, and Guy Le Besnerais  »View Author Affiliations


JOSA A, Vol. 26, Issue 1, pp. 108-120 (2009)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/JOSAA.26.000108


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Abstract

Current optical interferometers are affected by unknown turbulent phases on each telescope. In the field of radio interferometry, the self-calibration technique is a powerful tool to process interferometric data with missing phase information. This paper intends to revisit the application of self-calibration to optical long-baseline interferometry (OLBI). We cast rigorously the OLBI data processing problem into the self-calibration framework and demonstrate the efficiency of the method on a real astronomical OLBI data set.

© 2008 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(100.3020) Image processing : Image reconstruction-restoration
(100.3190) Image processing : Inverse problems
(120.3180) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Interferometry

ToC Category:
Instrumentation, Measurement, and Metrology

History
Original Manuscript: May 28, 2008
Revised Manuscript: October 14, 2008
Manuscript Accepted: October 17, 2008
Published: December 19, 2008

Citation
Serge Meimon, Laurent M. Mugnier, and Guy Le Besnerais, "Self-calibration approach for optical long-baseline interferometry imaging," J. Opt. Soc. Am. A 26, 108-120 (2009)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/josaa/abstract.cfm?URI=josaa-26-1-108


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