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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 17, Iss. 24 — Nov. 23, 2009
  • pp: 21598–21607

Passive interferometric array optimization based on redundant spacing calibration

Yuntao He, Yuesong Jiang, Li Liu, and Changwei Wang  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 17, Issue 24, pp. 21598-21607 (2009)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.17.021598


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Abstract

An optimization of passive interferometric circular arrays for redundant spacing calibration (RSC) is advanced to eliminate phase errors of the array system. The principle of RSC is presented to solve corresponded constraints for passive interferometric circular arrays. The simulated annealing algorithm (SAA) is introduced to settle the array optimization with a criterion of maximizing the distance between u-v points. The optimized circular arrays with element numbers of 8 to 16 antennas are laid out, and RSC is used for the optimized ten-element passive interferometric circular array.

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OCIS Codes
(040.1240) Detectors : Arrays
(100.5070) Image processing : Phase retrieval
(110.3175) Imaging systems : Interferometric imaging

ToC Category:
Imaging Systems

History
Original Manuscript: July 28, 2009
Revised Manuscript: October 27, 2009
Manuscript Accepted: November 1, 2009
Published: November 11, 2009

Citation
Yuntao He, Yuesong Jiang, Li Liu, and Changwei Wang, "Passive interferometric array optimization based on redundant spacing calibration," Opt. Express 17, 21598-21607 (2009)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-17-24-21598


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