Accession Number:

ADA022455

Title:

Digital Deconvolution: Image Sampling and Restoration Techniques.

Descriptive Note:

Technical rept.,

Corporate Author:

ILLINOIS UNIV AT URBANA-CHAMPAIGN ELECTROMAGNETICS LAB

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1975-10-01

Pagination or Media Count:

116.0

Abstract:

The finite length digital deconvolution problem is formulated and discussed in terms of modern optimization theory. The ill-conditioned nature of deconvolution is identified and classic deconvolution operators are examined in terms of their respective effectiveness and ease of implementation. Continuous deconvolution filters that are optimal in terms of minimum variance and solution smoothness are derived. these filters contain digital counterparts which can be obtained by means of conventional frequency sampling techniques. Quantization and frequency-aliasing are identified as characteristic noise sources of digital deconvolution and analyzed in terms of their respective corrupting effects upon accurate optical signal estimation. Three approaches for eliminating frequency-aliasing error are discussed. A multiple intensity measurement technique for determining the magnitude and phase of complex optical wavefronts by means of a coherent optics-microprocessor hybrid system is developed. A picture-shift sampling scheme is proposed for effectively increasing picture sampling resolution without requiring additional computer core. A method is developed, based upon this scheme and incoherent light illumination, for performing continuous lowpass filtering.

Subject Categories:

  • Lasers and Masers
  • Theoretical Mathematics
  • Optics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE