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POPPY: Physical Optics Propagation in PYthon

Postby Ada Coda » Sun Feb 28, 2016 3:40 pm

POPPY: Physical Optics Propagation in PYthon

Abstract: 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.

Credit: Perrin, Marshall; Long, Joseph; Douglas, Ewan; Sivaramakrishnan, Anand; Slocum, Christine; and others

Site: 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).

ID: ascl:1602.018
Last edited by Ada Coda on Sun Jun 10, 2018 7:37 pm, edited 1 time in total.
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