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A numerical exploration of phase-retrieval error-metric surfaces
Author(s): Alden S. Jurling; James R. Fienup
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Paper Abstract

The search spaces in nonlinear optimization phase retrieval problems are of high dimensionality, making them difficult to visualize. Using a simplified low-order model, we explore the shape of the phase retrieval error surfaces using two-dimensional (2D) slices to visualize the relationship between different aberrations. We show how different pairs of aberrations exhibit very different coupling with one another and different distributions and frequencies of local minima, and discuss how this relates to the phase retrieval capture-range problem.

Paper Details

Date Published: 7 August 2014
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 9148, Adaptive Optics Systems IV, 91486N (7 August 2014); doi: 10.1117/12.2056292
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Alden S. Jurling, The Institute of Optics, Univ. of Rochester (United States)
James R. Fienup, The Institute of Optics, Univ. of Rochester (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 9148:
Adaptive Optics Systems IV
Enrico Marchetti; Laird M. Close; Jean-Pierre Véran, Editor(s)

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