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Iterative algorithm for designing binary phase-only composite filters
Author(s): Charles D. Hendrix; Bhagavatula Vijaya Kumar
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Paper Abstract

Use of the Magneto-Optic Spatial Light Modulator (MOSLM) in the filter plane of optical correlators is attractive because it is capable of high frame rates. This has led to the design of several different types of Binary Phase-Only Filters (BPOFs) and Ternary Filters matched to a single reference. To further increase the throughput of an optical correlator employing the MOSLM, attempts at designing Binary Phase-Only Composite Filters have been made. In this paper, we introduce a new iterative technique to design such Composite Filters in which we simultaneously maximize the peak sharpness and minimize the deviation of the actual correlation peak intensities from their desired values.

Paper Details

Date Published: 12 January 1993
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 1772, Optical Information Processing Systems and Architectures IV, (12 January 1993); doi: 10.1117/12.140906
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Charles D. Hendrix, Carnegie Mellon Univ. (United States)
Bhagavatula Vijaya Kumar, Carnegie Mellon Univ. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1772:
Optical Information Processing Systems and Architectures IV
Bahram Javidi, Editor(s)

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