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  • Editor: Joseph N. Mait
  • Vol. 48, Iss. 7 — Mar. 1, 2009
  • pp: 1308–1315

Digital holography with a quadrature phase-shifting interferometer

Tomohiro Kiire, Suezou Nakadate, and Masato Shibuya  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 48, Issue 7, pp. 1308-1315 (2009)

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An alternative method for digital holography using a quadrature phase-shifting interferometer for high-speed measurement is presented. We show that it has image quality equal to the four-bucket method. In addition, it requires fewer imaging devices. Two quadrature phase-shifting fringe patterns are acquired in each state of an object changed temporally. The phase calculation method with these four fringe patterns gives the phase distribution of the hologram. This digital phase hologram is reconstructed to yield an object image by the Fresnel transform using digital convolutions with the fast Fourier transform algorithm. Verification results of simulations and experiments are given.

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OCIS Codes
(100.3020) Image processing : Image reconstruction-restoration
(120.3180) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Interferometry
(120.5050) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Phase measurement
(090.1995) Holography : Digital holography

ToC Category:
Holographic Interferometry

Original Manuscript: September 22, 2008
Revised Manuscript: February 4, 2009
Manuscript Accepted: February 4, 2009
Published: February 23, 2009

Tomohiro Kiire, Suezou Nakadate, and Masato Shibuya, "Digital holography with a quadrature phase-shifting interferometer," Appl. Opt. 48, 1308-1315 (2009)

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