Journal of the European Optical Society - Rapid publications, Vol 9 (2014)

An alternative method for phase-unwrapping of interferometric data

E. de la Rosa-Miranda, E. Gonzalez-Ramirez, J. J. Villa-Hernandez, L. R. Berriel-Valdos, C. Olvera-Olvera, J. I. de la Rosa-Vargas, T. Saucedo-Anaya, J. G. Arceo Olague, D. Alaniz-Lumbreras, V. M. Castano


In this paper we present a novel algorithm for phase unwrapping where only a subset of data from the wrapped phase map is used to reconstruct the unwrapped phase map as a linear combination of radial basis functions (RBF’s). For noisy phase maps this algorithm gives better results than three reference algorithms based on radial basis functions, Zernike polynomials and path dependent phase unwrapping strategies.

© The Authors. All rights reserved. [DOI: 10.2971/jeos.2014.14040]

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