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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 19, Iss. 25 — Dec. 5, 2011
  • pp: 25048–25056

Non-iterative aberration correction of a multiple transmitter system

David J. Rabb, Jason W. Stafford, and Douglas F. Jameson  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 19, Issue 25, pp. 25048-25056 (2011)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.19.025048


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Abstract

Multi-transmitter aperture synthesis provides aperture gain and improves effective aperture fill factor by shifting the received speckle field through the use of multiple transmitter locations. It is proposed that by utilizing methods based on shearing interferometry some low-order aberrations, such as defocus, can be found directly rather than through iterative algorithms. The current work describes the theory behind multi-transmitter aberration correction and describes experiments used to validate this method. Experimental results are shown which demonstrate the ability of such a sensor to solve directly for defocus and toric curvature in the captured field values.

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OCIS Codes
(100.3010) Image processing : Image reconstruction techniques
(090.1995) Holography : Digital holography

ToC Category:
Image Processing

History
Original Manuscript: September 2, 2011
Revised Manuscript: September 28, 2011
Manuscript Accepted: October 4, 2011
Published: November 22, 2011

Citation
David J. Rabb, Jason W. Stafford, and Douglas F. Jameson, "Non-iterative aberration correction of a multiple transmitter system," Opt. Express 19, 25048-25056 (2011)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-19-25-25048


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