The Phase Retrieval and Imaging Science Group in the Intitute
of Optics at the University of Rochester performs research
in the areas of unconventional imaging, phase retrieval, wave-front
sensing, imaging with sparse-aperture telescopes, and image
What we do (paper titles analyzed by www.wordle.net)
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Students Scott Paine and Matt Bergkoetter spent a month (durning August and September, 2017) at NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston, Texas, helping with the final cryo-vac testing of the James Webb Space Telescope. They survived hurricane Harvey unscathed.
Recently Published Papers
(PDFs of these papers can be downloaded from our web site after clicking on the Publications box to the left.)
By Alex Iacchetta: “Wide-Field Spatiospectral Interferometry: Theory and Imaging Properties,” J. Opt. Soc. Am. A 34, 1896-1907 (2017). It was highlighted as the "Editors Pick."
By Dustin Moore: D.B. Moore and J.R. Fienup, “Ptychography for optical metrology with limited translation knowledge,” Appl. Opt. 55, 4596-4610 (2016).
“Subaperture translation estimation accuracy in transverse-translation diversity phase retrieval,” Appl. Opt. 55, 2526-2536 (2016).
An Ancient Paper
According to Thomson Reuters Web of Science, one of Prof. Fienup's papers [J.R. Fienup, “Phase Retrieval Algorithms: a Comparison,” Appl. Opt. 21, 2758-2769 (1982)] has received over 2,000 citations and has recently become the most highly cited paper (out of over 46,000) in the journal Applied Optics.
Examples of Research Problems