We demonstrate optical image inversion and edge detection by employing a VCSOA in the focal plane of a 4-f optical system to manipulate both phase and amplitude of the zero-order spatial frequency component of images
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(070.0070) Fourier optics and signal processing : Fourier optics and signal processing
(070.2580) Fourier optics and signal processing : Paraxial wave optics
(250.0250) Optoelectronics : Optoelectronics
(250.5980) Optoelectronics : Semiconductor optical amplifiers
H. Zhang, D. Song, P. Wen, S. Esener, and A. Husain, " Optical Image Inversion and Edge Detection Based on Vertical Cavity Semiconductor Optical Amplifiers (VCSOAs)," in Adaptive Optics: Analysis and Methods/Computational Optical Sensing and Imaging/Information Photonics/Signal Recovery and Synthesis Topical Meetings on CD-ROM, Technical Digest (Optical Society of America, 2005), paper IWA2.
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