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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 20, Iss. 5 — Feb. 27, 2012
  • pp: 4840–4849

Genetic algorithm optimization for focusing through turbid media in noisy environments

Donald B. Conkey, Albert N. Brown, Antonio M. Caravaca-Aguirre, and Rafael Piestun  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 20, Issue 5, pp. 4840-4849 (2012)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.20.004840


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Abstract

We introduce genetic algorithms (GA) for wavefront control to focus light through highly scattering media. We theoretically and experimentally compare GAs to existing phase control algorithms and show that GAs are particularly advantageous in low signal-to-noise environments.

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OCIS Codes
(030.6600) Coherence and statistical optics : Statistical optics
(110.7050) Imaging systems : Turbid media
(290.4210) Scattering : Multiple scattering

ToC Category:
Coherence and Statistical Optics

History
Original Manuscript: November 21, 2011
Revised Manuscript: December 27, 2011
Manuscript Accepted: January 25, 2012
Published: February 13, 2012

Virtual Issues
Vol. 7, Iss. 4 Virtual Journal for Biomedical Optics

Citation
Donald B. Conkey, Albert N. Brown, Antonio M. Caravaca-Aguirre, and Rafael Piestun, "Genetic algorithm optimization for focusing through turbid media in noisy environments," Opt. Express 20, 4840-4849 (2012)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-20-5-4840


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