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Stray light correction algorithm for multi-spectral hyperspectral spectrographs

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Author(s)

Michael Feinholz, Stephanie J. Flora, Steven W. Brown, Yuqin Zong, Keith R. Lykke, Mark A. Yarbrough, B. Carol Johnson, D. K. Clark

Abstract

An algorithm is developed to correct a multi-channel fiber-coupled spectrograph for stray or scattered light within the system. The efficacy of the algorithm is evaluated based on a series of validation measurements of sources with different spectral distributions. This is the first application of a 2-dimensional scattered light correction algorithm to a multi-channel spectrograph. The algorithm, based on characterization measurements using a tunable laser system, can be extended to correct for finite point-spread response in imaging systems.
Citation
Applied Optics
Volume
51

Keywords

correction algorithm, hyperspectral, spectrograph, stray light

Citation

Feinholz, M. , Flora, S. , Brown, S. , Zong, Y. , Lykke, K. , Yarbrough, M. , Johnson, B. and Clark, D. (2012), Stray light correction algorithm for multi-spectral hyperspectral spectrographs, Applied Optics (Accessed June 16, 2024)

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Created May 31, 2012, Updated October 12, 2021