# Ensemble-averaged Shack-Hartmann wave-front sensing for imaging through turbid media.

@article{Leith1998EnsembleaveragedSW, title={Ensemble-averaged Shack-Hartmann wave-front sensing for imaging through turbid media.}, author={Emmett N. Leith and Brian G. Hoover and David S. Dilworth and Patrick P. Naulleau}, journal={Applied optics}, year={1998}, volume={37 17}, pages={ 3643-50 } }

A technique is described for ensemble-averaging the light wave emerging from a turbid medium, enabling the recovery of optical information that is otherwise lost in a speckle pattern. The technique recovers both an amplitude and a phase function for a wave that has been corrupted by severe scattering, without the use of holography. With the phase estimated, an ensemble-averaged field is constructed that can be backprojected to form an image of the object obscured by the scattering medium… Expand

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