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How To Build A Speckle Interferometer
Author(s): Arthur M. Schneiderman; Douglas P. Karo
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Paper Abstract

This paper briefly reviews the current status of speckle interferometry including the recent extension proposed by Knox and Thompson and the limitations imposed by non-isoplanicity. The speckle interfero-gram is characterized in terms of its scale lengths and photon statistics. The various subsystems of the instrument are reviewed in detail in terms of their required performance. The overall S/N is defined and discussed in terms of both unresolved and extended objects.

Paper Details

Date Published: 19 July 1976
PDF: 13 pages
Proc. SPIE 0075, Imaging Through the Atmosphere, (19 July 1976); doi: 10.1117/12.954740
Show Author Affiliations
Arthur M. Schneiderman, Avco Everett Research Laboratory, Inc. (United States)
Douglas P. Karo, Avco Everett Research Laboratory, Inc. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0075:
Imaging Through the Atmosphere
James C. Wyant, Editor(s)

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