1 January 1987 Phase Unwrapping By Regions
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Abstract
An algorithm has been developed for phase unwrapping data that has significant noise content or phase variations. Existing unwrapping algorithms typically operate on a point by point basis. A faulty unwrapping decision will produce an error which will propagate through the rest of the array. The simpler algorithms are sensitive to noisy data or large phase variations. A new algorithm unwraps the data by identifying regions where there are no phase unwrap discontinuities. The regions are then unwrapped by conparing the edge of the region with adjacent regions; and shifting the entire region by 2*pi.
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Jeffrey J. Gierloff, "Phase Unwrapping By Regions", Proc. SPIE 0818, Current Developments in Optical Engineering II, (1 January 1987); doi: 10.1117/12.967466; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.967466
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