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[ascl:1602.018] POPPY: Physical Optics Propagation in PYthon

POPPY (Physical Optics Propagation in PYthon) simulates physical optical propagation including diffraction. It implements a flexible framework for modeling Fraunhofer and Fresnel diffraction and point spread function formation, particularly in the context of astronomical telescopes. POPPY provides the optical modeling framework for WebbPSF (ascl:1504.007) and was developed as part of a simulation package for JWST, but is available separately and is broadly applicable to many kinds of imaging simulations.

Code site:
https://pythonhosted.org/poppy/ https://github.com/mperrin/poppy
Bibcode:
2016ascl.soft02018P
Preferred citation method:

This research made use of POPPY, an open-source optical propagation Python package originally developed for the James Webb Space Telescope project (Perrin, 2012).


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