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MIRA: an effective imaging algorithm for optical interferometry
Author(s): Eric Thiébaut
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Paper Abstract

This paper presents MIRA, a Multi-aperture Image Reconstruction Algorithm, which has been specifically developed for image restoration from optical interferometric data. The sought image satisfies agreement with the input interferometric data and with some a priori image properties (positivity, normalization and regularization). The algorithm can cope with very limited amount of data; as an extreme case, MIRA is able to restore images without any Fourier phase information. This leads to the possibility to perform imaging with only 2 telescopes or when the phase closures are corrupted.

Paper Details

Date Published: 28 July 2008
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 7013, Optical and Infrared Interferometry, 70131I (28 July 2008); doi: 10.1117/12.788822
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Eric Thiébaut, Ctr. de Recherche Astrophysique de Lyon, CNRS (France)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 7013:
Optical and Infrared Interferometry
Markus Schöller; William C. Danchi; Françoise Delplancke, Editor(s)

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