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  • Editor: Anthony J. Campillo
  • Vol. 32, Iss. 24 — Dec. 15, 2007
  • pp: 3507–3509

Method of reconstructing wavefront aberrations from the intensity measurement

Tae Moon Jeong, Do-Kyeong Ko, and Jongmin Lee  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Letters, Vol. 32, Issue 24, pp. 3507-3509 (2007)

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A method for reconstructing wavefront aberrations from intensity measurements in the focal plane of a focusing optic is presented. This reconstruction method is simple, fast, and accurate in reconstructing wavefront aberrations because it uses the inverse Fourier transform of an intensity distribution in the focal plane with a reference electric field. The validity of the reconstruction method is demonstrated by computing a wavefront aberration from the intensity distributions in the focal plane.

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OCIS Codes
(010.1080) Atmospheric and oceanic optics : Active or adaptive optics
(100.5070) Image processing : Phase retrieval
(120.5050) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Phase measurement
(220.1010) Optical design and fabrication : Aberrations (global)

ToC Category:
Instrumentation, Measurement, and Metrology

Original Manuscript: September 12, 2007
Revised Manuscript: November 3, 2007
Manuscript Accepted: November 4, 2007
Published: December 6, 2007

Tae Moon Jeong, Do-Kyeong Ko, and Jongmin Lee, "Method of reconstructing wavefront aberrations from the intensity measurement," Opt. Lett. 32, 3507-3509 (2007)

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