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  • Editor: Joseph N. Mait
  • Vol. 53, Iss. 22 — Aug. 1, 2014
  • pp: 4817–4824

Generation speed and reconstructed image quality enhancement of a long-depth object using double wavefront recording planes and a GPU

Anh-Hoang Phan, Mei-lan Piao, Sang-Keun Gil, and Nam Kim  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 53, Issue 22, pp. 4817-4824 (2014)

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A method for fast computer hologram generation for long-depth objects using double wavefront recording planes (WRPs) and a graphics-processing unit (GPU) is presented. The WRPs are placed between the object and the hologram plane. Each WRP records the wavefront from a section of the object. Double WRPs can provide a shorter calculation time and enhanced reconstructed image quality compared with a single WRP, especially for long-depth objects. The average generation speed of two WRPs is 2.5 times that of one WRP. The correlation efficiency of the reconstructed layer relative to the original is 94% for two WRPs and 88.3% for one WRP at the close depth layer.

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OCIS Codes
(090.1760) Holography : Computer holography
(090.2870) Holography : Holographic display
(090.1995) Holography : Digital holography
(090.5694) Holography : Real-time holography

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Original Manuscript: April 28, 2014
Revised Manuscript: June 13, 2014
Manuscript Accepted: June 14, 2014
Published: July 21, 2014

Anh-Hoang Phan, Mei-lan Piao, Sang-Keun Gil, and Nam Kim, "Generation speed and reconstructed image quality enhancement of a long-depth object using double wavefront recording planes and a GPU," Appl. Opt. 53, 4817-4824 (2014)

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