A new method for solving the phase problem in two dimensions is presented. The solution is noniterative and is based on locating the zeros of one-dimensional strips of a single two-dimensional intensity distribution. A numerical example is included.
© 1985 Optical Society of America
Original Manuscript: December 17, 1984
Manuscript Accepted: March 21, 1985
Published: June 1, 1985
H. V. Deighton, M. S. Scivier, and M. A. Fiddy, "Solution of the two-dimensional phase-retrieval problem," Opt. Lett. 10, 250-251 (1985)