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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 20, Iss. 24 — Nov. 19, 2012
  • pp: 26448–26457

Multi-transmitter aperture synthesis with Zernike based aberration correction

Bahadir K. Gunturk, David J. Rabb, and Douglas F. Jameson  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 20, Issue 24, pp. 26448-26457 (2012)

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Multi-transmitter aperture synthesis increases the effective aperture in coherent imaging by shifting the backscattered speckle field across a physical aperture or set of apertures. Through proper arrangement of the transmitter locations, it is possible to obtain speckle fields with overlapping regions, which allows fast computation of optical aberrations from wavefront differences. In this paper, we present a method where Zernike polynomials are used to model the aberrations and high-order aberrations are estimated without the need to do phase unwrapping of the difference fronts.

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

ToC Category:
Image Processing

Original Manuscript: August 6, 2012
Revised Manuscript: October 21, 2012
Manuscript Accepted: November 2, 2012
Published: November 8, 2012

Bahadir K. Gunturk, David J. Rabb, and Douglas F. Jameson, "Multi-transmitter aperture synthesis with Zernike based aberration correction," Opt. Express 20, 26448-26457 (2012)

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