20 September 2016 Wavefront reconstruction based on quadrant binary phase plate with single far field
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Phase retrieval is a simple and concise way of reconstructing wavefront, especially the method based on single far field formed by just a lens. However, for the symmetry of Zernike polynomial aberrations, light with different wavefront could form the same far-field intensity distribution. The distribution of reconstructed wavefront is likely to be quite different from the real one. In other words, it suffers in the multi-solution problem. A kind of wavefront reconstruction method based on quadrant binary phase plate is proposed. Incident light is modulated by a first-order Modified-Walshfunction pattern quadrant binary phase mask, which violates the special symmetries. Simulation experiments show that this method can retrieval random wavefront distributions accurately. It provides a practical technical solution for precise wavefront sensing with single far field image.
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Shuai Wang, Shuai Wang, Ping Yang, Ping Yang, Lizhi Dong, Lizhi Dong, Bing Xu, Bing Xu, } "Wavefront reconstruction based on quadrant binary phase plate with single far field", Proc. SPIE 9982, Unconventional Imaging and Wavefront Sensing XII, 998203 (20 September 2016); doi: 10.1117/12.2237707; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2237707
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