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  • Vol. 27, Iss. 8 — Apr. 15, 2002
  • pp: 622–624

Phase measurement of waves that obey nonlinear equations

D. Paganin and K. A. Nugent  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 27, Issue 8, pp. 622-624 (2002)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.27.000622


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Abstract

We consider the problem of phase retrieval for classical and quantum wave fields that obey a wide class of nonlinear wave equations. This problem is tackled by means of a suitable generalization of existing methods based on the linear transport-of-intensity equation. The extension of these ideas to systems of coupled nonlinear wave equations is also given.

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OCIS Codes
(050.1940) Diffraction and gratings : Diffraction
(060.4370) Fiber optics and optical communications : Nonlinear optics, fibers
(070.4340) Fourier optics and signal processing : Nonlinear optical signal processing
(100.3190) Image processing : Inverse problems
(100.5070) Image processing : Phase retrieval
(120.5050) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Phase measurement

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D. Paganin and K. A. Nugent, "Phase measurement of waves that obey nonlinear equations," Opt. Lett. 27, 622-624 (2002)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-27-8-622


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