We explore the capabilities of discrete diffraction in phase retrieval problems and propose an innovative scheme exploiting a two-dimensional array of coupled waveguides to determine the phase and amplitude of the mutual correlation function between any pair of three telescopes of an astrointerferometer.
© 2010 Optical Society of America
Original Manuscript: March 26, 2010
Revised Manuscript: August 12, 2010
Manuscript Accepted: August 12, 2010
Published: August 31, 2010
Stefano Minardi and Thomas Pertsch, "Interferometric beam combination with discrete optics," Opt. Lett. 35, 3009-3011 (2010)