We present a digital method for solving the phase-retrieval problem of optical-coherence theory: the reconstruction of a general object from the modulus of its Fourier transform. This technique should be useful for obtaining high-resolution imagery from interferometer data.
© 1978 Optical Society of America
Original Manuscript: February 23, 1978
Published: July 1, 1978
J. R. Fienup, "Reconstruction of an object from the modulus of its Fourier transform," Opt. Lett. 3, 27-29 (1978)