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Self-calibrating dilute-aperture optics
Author(s): Alain H. Greenaway
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Paper Abstract

The principles of image formation using a dilute, multiple- telescope interferometer will be considered. In particular, the requirements for an instrument capable of providing a unique reconstruction of object Fourier phases and instrumental phase errors from a single 'snapshot' of data will be examined. The roles of redundancy in the telescope array, the imposition of the positivity requirement in data inversion, the quality of the instrument point spread function and the stability of the data inversion will be taken into account.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 November 1990
PDF: 11 pages
Proc. SPIE 1351, Digital Image Synthesis and Inverse Optics, (1 November 1990); doi: 10.1117/12.23693
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Alain H. Greenaway, Royal Signals and Radar Establishment (United Kingdom)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1351:
Digital Image Synthesis and Inverse Optics
Arthur F. Gmitro; Paul S. Idell; Ivan J. LaHaie, Editor(s)

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