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Atmospheric Turbulence Simulator for Image Reconstruction

version 1.0.2 (1.83 MB) by Nick Chimitt
A simulator capable of generating anisoplanatic turbulent image observations through the use of correlated Zernike coefficients.


Updated 07 Aug 2020

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This function implements the wave propagation through turbulence simulator proposed in Chimitt and Chan "Simulating Anisoplanatic Turbulence by Sampling Inter-modal and Spatially Correlated Zernike Coefficients". Please visit the Optical Engineering version at for a final print or for a pre-print edition. Additionally, if you find this simulator useful in your work (which is our aim in making this open source!) please consider citing the paper. Thank you!

Cite As

Nicholas Chimitt, Stanley H. Chan, "Simulating anisoplanatic turbulence by sampling intermodal and spatially correlated Zernike coefficients," Opt. Eng. 59(8) 083101 (3 August 2020)

MATLAB Release Compatibility
Created with R2020a
Compatible with any release
Platform Compatibility
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