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Optics Express

  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 19, Iss. 6 — Mar. 14, 2011
  • pp: 4924–4936

Could SAFE concept be applied for designing a new synthetic aperture telescope?

Barak Katz and Joseph Rosen  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 19, Issue 6, pp. 4924-4936 (2011)

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Synthetic aperture with Fresnel elements (SAFE) is an incoherent holographic imaging system in which the complete hologram is a mosaic of several holograms captured from different points of view. In this paper we investigate a new scheme of SAFE which may be used as a basis for designing a new type of synthetic aperture telescopes. Laboratory in-door experiments may provide the proof of concept for such a new design.

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OCIS Codes
(050.5080) Diffraction and gratings : Phase shift
(090.0090) Holography : Holography
(090.1760) Holography : Computer holography
(090.2890) Holography : Holographic optical elements
(110.6770) Imaging systems : Telescopes
(280.6730) Remote sensing and sensors : Synthetic aperture radar
(050.1965) Diffraction and gratings : Diffractive lenses
(110.3175) Imaging systems : Interferometric imaging

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Original Manuscript: November 30, 2010
Revised Manuscript: February 20, 2011
Manuscript Accepted: February 21, 2011
Published: March 1, 2011

Barak Katz and Joseph Rosen, "Could SAFE concept be applied for designing a new synthetic aperture telescope?," Opt. Express 19, 4924-4936 (2011)

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