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  • Editor: Alan E. Willner
  • Vol. 34, Iss. 5 — Mar. 1, 2009
  • pp: 701–703

Phase-error correction for multiple planes using a sharpness metric

Abbie E. Tippie and James R. Fienup  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Letters, Vol. 34, Issue 5, pp. 701-703 (2009)

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Phase errors in multiple planes create an anisoplanatic (space-variant) blur in an image. We show how phase errors in multiple planes can be corrected with the use of a sharpness metric for heterodyne or holographic imaging. We derive the theoretical framework necessary for this anisoplanatic imaging situation. A digital simulation and results are presented. We demonstrate the success of this nonlinear optimization technique for phase errors in two planes.

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OCIS Codes
(010.1330) Atmospheric and oceanic optics : Atmospheric turbulence
(090.1000) Holography : Aberration compensation
(100.3010) Image processing : Image reconstruction techniques
(100.3020) Image processing : Image reconstruction-restoration
(100.3190) Image processing : Inverse problems
(090.1995) Holography : Digital holography

ToC Category:
Image Processing

Original Manuscript: October 20, 2008
Revised Manuscript: January 19, 2009
Manuscript Accepted: January 30, 2009
Published: February 27, 2009

Abbie E. Tippie and James R. Fienup, "Phase-error correction for multiple planes using a sharpness metric," Opt. Lett. 34, 701-703 (2009)

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