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8 August 2016 Image restoration for a hypertelescope
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An effective aperture with several tens or more kilometers is needed to resolve exoplanets. A hypertelescope consists of multiple elemental telescopes like an interferometric array. Light beams from the elemental telescopes are collected and densified and used to form a snap-shot image. Thus formed image, however, does not exhibit high quality features, because the spatial frequency sampling is not dense enough to image properly exoplanets. Some kind of image restoration should be implemented to reveal the surface features of exoplanets. We conduct the image restoration and show the results and the effectiveness of the image restoration through computer simulations.
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Yuto Nakai, Naoshi Baba, Naoshi Murakami, Noriaki Miura, and Motohide Tamura "Image restoration for a hypertelescope", Proc. SPIE 9907, Optical and Infrared Interferometry and Imaging V, 99073F (8 August 2016);

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