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The software package AIRY 7.0: new efficient deconvolution methods for post-adaptive optics data
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Paper Abstract

The Software Package AIRY (acronym of Astronomical Image Restoration in interferometrY) is a complete tool for the simulation and the deconvolution of astronomical images. The data can be a post-adaptive-optics image of a single dish telescope or a set of multiple images of a Fizeau interferometer. Written in IDL and freely downloadable, AIRY is a package of the CAOS Problem-Solving Environment. It is made of different modules, each one performing a specific task, e.g. simulation, deconvolution, and analysis of the data. In this paper we present the last version of AIRY containing a new optimized method for the deconvolution problem based on the scaled-gradient projection (SGP) algorithm extended with different regularization functions. Moreover a new module based on our multi-component method is added to AIRY. Finally we provide a few example projects describing our multi-step method recently developed for deblurring of high dynamic range images. By using AIRY v.7.0, users have a powerful tool for simulating the observations and for reconstructing their real data.

Paper Details

Date Published: 27 July 2016
PDF: 13 pages
Proc. SPIE 9909, Adaptive Optics Systems V, 99097T (27 July 2016); doi: 10.1117/12.2231711
Show Author Affiliations
Andrea La Camera, Univ. di Genova (Italy)
Marcel Carbillet, Lab. Lagrange, Univ. de Nice Sophia-Antipolis, Observatoire de la Côte d'Azur, CNRS (France)
Marco Prato, Univ. di Modena e Reggio Emilia (Italy)
Patrizia Boccacci, Univ. di Genova (Italy)
Mario Bertero, Univ. di Genova (Italy)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 9909:
Adaptive Optics Systems V
Enrico Marchetti; Laird M. Close; Jean-Pierre Véran, Editor(s)

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