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  • Editor: Anthony J Campillo
  • Vol. 32, Iss. 1 — Jan. 1, 2007
  • pp: 74–76

Nonrecursive determination of orthonormal polynomials with matrix formulation

Guang-ming Dai and Virendra N. Mahajan  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Letters, Vol. 32, Issue 1, pp. 74-76 (2007)

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A general theoretical approach has been developed for the determination of orthonormal polynomials over any integrable domain, such as a hexagon. This approach is better than the classical Gram–Schmidt orthogonalization process because it is nonrecursvie and can be performed rapidly with matrix transformations. The determination of the orthonormal hexagonal polynomials is demonstrated as an example of the matrix approach.

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OCIS Codes
(010.1080) Atmospheric and oceanic optics : Active or adaptive optics
(080.1010) Geometric optics : Aberrations (global)
(120.3180) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Interferometry
(220.4840) Optical design and fabrication : Testing
(330.4460) Vision, color, and visual optics : Ophthalmic optics and devices

ToC Category:
Optical Design and Fabrication

Original Manuscript: July 11, 2006
Revised Manuscript: July 31, 2006
Manuscript Accepted: October 5, 2006
Published: December 13, 2006

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Guang-ming Dai and Virendra N. Mahajan, "Nonrecursive determination of orthonormal polynomials with matrix formulation," Opt. Lett. 32, 74-76 (2007)

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