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  • Editor: Joseph N. Mait
  • Vol. 51, Iss. 22 — Aug. 1, 2012
  • pp: 5357–5368

Interferometric laser imaging for droplet sizing revisited: elaboration of transfer matrix models for the description of complete systems

Huanhuan Shen, Sébastien Coëtmellec, Gérard Gréhan, and Marc Brunel  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 51, Issue 22, pp. 5357-5368 (2012)

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We report the development of an interferometric laser imaging for droplet sizing (ILIDS) numerical simulator. It is based on the use of generalized Huygens–Fresnel integrals associated to transfer matrices that describe the whole imaging setup. This simulator allows easy simulation of any kind of ILIDS setup. Simulations are shown to be in good agreement with experimental results. This simulator offers important perspectives in the design, realization, and calibration of ILIDS instruments, as airborne instruments, or in situ measurements in flows.

© 2012 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(070.2590) Fourier optics and signal processing : ABCD transforms
(080.2730) Geometric optics : Matrix methods in paraxial optics
(120.3930) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Metrological instrumentation
(120.5820) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Scattering measurements
(110.3175) Imaging systems : Interferometric imaging

ToC Category:
Instrumentation, Measurement, and Metrology

Original Manuscript: April 4, 2012
Revised Manuscript: June 12, 2012
Manuscript Accepted: June 13, 2012
Published: July 24, 2012

Huanhuan Shen, Sébastien Coëtmellec, Gérard Gréhan, and Marc Brunel, "Interferometric laser imaging for droplet sizing revisited: elaboration of transfer matrix models for the description of complete systems," Appl. Opt. 51, 5357-5368 (2012)

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