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  • Editor: Alan E. Willner
  • Vol. 33, Iss. 3 — Feb. 1, 2008
  • pp: 213–215

Adaptive cross-correlation algorithm for extended scene Shack–Hartmann wavefront sensing

Erkin Sidick, Joseph J. Green, Rhonda M. Morgan, Catherine M. Ohara, and David C. Redding  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Letters, Vol. 33, Issue 3, pp. 213-215 (2008)

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We present an adaptive cross-correlation algorithm for a large dynamic range extended-scene Shack–Hartmann wavefront sensor. We show that it accurately measures very fine image shifts over many pixels under a variety of practical imaging conditions.

© 2008 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(010.1080) Atmospheric and oceanic optics : Active or adaptive optics
(010.7350) Atmospheric and oceanic optics : Wave-front sensing
(100.5070) Image processing : Phase retrieval
(110.6770) Imaging systems : Telescopes
(120.5050) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Phase measurement

ToC Category:
Imaging Systems

Original Manuscript: October 5, 2007
Revised Manuscript: November 20, 2007
Manuscript Accepted: December 16, 2007
Published: January 16, 2008

Erkin Sidick, Joseph J. Green, Rhonda M. Morgan, Catherine M. Ohara, and David C. Redding, "Adaptive cross-correlation algorithm for extended scene Shack-Hartmann wavefront sensing," Opt. Lett. 33, 213-215 (2008)

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