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Simulating speckle interferometry
Author(s): Erik M. Johansson; Taylor W. Lawrence; J. Patrick Fitch; Robert J. Sherwood
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Paper Abstract

This paper describes a simulator we have developed to model speckle imaging and resconstruction of astronomical objects. The simulator was designed as a tool in the development of new signal and image processing techniques for our high resolution imaging research. It has been found to accurately replicate the speckle imaging process, and can be used to predict experimental results under various environmental conditions. The simulator is described in detail, including the modeling of atmospheric turbulence effects, the generation of speckle images, and the simulation of the telescope and image detection processes.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 August 1990
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 1237, Amplitude and Intensity Spatial Interferometry, (1 August 1990); doi: 10.1117/12.19317
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Erik M. Johansson, Lawrence Livermore National Lab. (United States)
Taylor W. Lawrence, Lawrence Livermore National Lab. (United States)
J. Patrick Fitch, Lawrence Livermore National Lab. (United States)
Robert J. Sherwood, Lawrence Livermore National Lab. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1237:
Amplitude and Intensity Spatial Interferometry
James B. Breckinridge, Editor(s)

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