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  • Vol. 23, Iss. 10 — May. 15, 1998
  • pp: 745–747

Synthetic imaging: nonadaptive anisoplanatic image correction in atmospheric turbulence

G. W. Carhart and M. A. Vorontsov  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 23, Issue 10, pp. 745-747 (1998)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.23.000745


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Abstract

We introduce a synthetic-imaging technique that can be applied to correct anisoplanatic images degraded by atmospheric turbulence. This method is based on local image-quality analysis applied to a large set of short-exposure images and can be considered a generalization of the frame-selection technique. Experimental results obtained for atmospheric data demonstrate the efficiency of the synthetic-imaging technique in improving image quality.

© 1998 Optical Society of America

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(010.0010) Atmospheric and oceanic optics : Atmospheric and oceanic optics

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G. W. Carhart and M. A. Vorontsov, "Synthetic imaging: nonadaptive anisoplanatic image correction in atmospheric turbulence," Opt. Lett. 23, 745-747 (1998)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-23-10-745


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