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  • Editor: Andrew M. Weiner
  • Vol. 22, Iss. 2 — Jan. 27, 2014
  • pp: 2159–2166

Measurement of the complex transmittance of large optical elements with Ptychographical Iterative Engine

Hai-Yan Wang, Cheng Liu, Suhas P Veetil, Xing-Chen Pan, and Jian-Qiang Zhu  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 22, Issue 2, pp. 2159-2166 (2014)

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Wavefront control is a significant parameter in inertial confinement fusion (ICF). The complex transmittance of large optical elements which are often used in ICF is obtained by computing the phase difference of the illuminating and transmitting fields using Ptychographical Iterative Engine (PIE). This can accurately and effectively measure the transmittance of large optical elements with irregular surface profiles, which are otherwise not measurable using commonly used interferometric techniques due to a lack of standard reference plate. Experiments are done with a Continue Phase Plate (CPP) to illustrate the feasibility of this method.

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OCIS Codes
(050.1970) Diffraction and gratings : Diffractive optics
(070.0070) Fourier optics and signal processing : Fourier optics and signal processing
(100.5070) Image processing : Phase retrieval
(120.5050) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Phase measurement

ToC Category:
Instrumentation, Measurement, and Metrology

Original Manuscript: December 3, 2013
Revised Manuscript: December 26, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: December 27, 2013
Published: January 24, 2014

Hai-Yan Wang, Cheng Liu, Suhas P Veetil, Xing-Chen Pan, and Jian-Qiang Zhu, "Measurement of the complex transmittance of large optical elements with Ptychographical Iterative Engine," Opt. Express 22, 2159-2166 (2014)

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