OSA's Digital Library

Applied Optics

Applied Optics

APPLICATIONS-CENTERED RESEARCH IN OPTICS

  • Vol. 29, Iss. 19 — Jul. 1, 1990
  • pp: 2894–2898

Optical diagnostics of random phase objects

O. V. Angelsky and P. P. Maksimyak  »View Author Affiliations


Applied Optics, Vol. 29, Issue 19, pp. 2894-2898 (1990)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.29.002894


View Full Text Article

Enhanced HTML    Acrobat PDF (553 KB)





Browse Journals / Lookup Meetings

Browse by Journal and Year


   


Lookup Conference Papers

Close Browse Journals / Lookup Meetings

Article Tools

Share
Citations

Abstract

Possibilities of optical noncontact diagnostics of random phase objects are studied, based on measurements of transverse coherence function, scintillation index, and amplitude and phase dispersion of the field resulting from interaction with the object. The advantages of these methods are increased speed and accuracy compared with commonly used methods. Interference measurements of second- and higher-order correlation parameters of the field phase is demonstrated which can be used to find the corresponding probability density distribution function for objects with phase statistics differing from Gaussian. The sensitivity threshold of the methods is estimated to be ~0.005 μm when measuring surfaces with slight roughness.

© 1990 Optical Society of America

History
Original Manuscript: July 18, 1989
Published: July 1, 1990

Citation
O. V. Angelsky and P. P. Maksimyak, "Optical diagnostics of random phase objects," Appl. Opt. 29, 2894-2898 (1990)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ao/abstract.cfm?URI=ao-29-19-2894


Sort:  Author  |  Year  |  Journal  |  Reset  

References

  1. S. M. Rytov, Yu. A. Kravtsov, B. I. Tatarsky, Introduction to Statistical Radiophysics. Part II. Random Fields (Izd. Nauka, Moscow, 1978), p. 464, in Russian.
  2. H. P. Baltes, Inverse Source Problems in Optics (Springer-Verlag, Berlin, 1978). [CrossRef]
  3. V. N. Moiseyev, V. I. Mandrosov, “Informativeness of Speckled Coherent Images,” Zarubezhnaya Radioelektronika 2, 3–21 (1982).
  4. H. Fujii, F. Asakura, Y. Shindo, “Measurement of Surface Roughness Properties by Means of Laser Speckle Techniques,” Opt. Commun. 16, 68–72 (1976). [CrossRef]
  5. H. Fujii, J. Uozumi, T. Asakura, “Computer Simulation Study of Image Speckle Patterns with Relation to Object Surface Profile,” J. Opt. Soc. Am. 66, 1222–1236 (1976). [CrossRef]
  6. J. W. Goodman, “Dependence of Image Speckle Contrast of Surface Roughness,” Opt. Commun. 14, 324–327 (1975). [CrossRef]
  7. O. V. Angelsky, V. G. Zhitaryuk, P. P. Maksimyak, “On the Possibility of Optical Correlation Measurement of Inhomogeneous Phase Statistical Surfaces,” Opt. Spektrosk. 60, 1013–1017 (1986).
  8. S. A. Akhmanov, Yu. Ye. Dyakov, A. S. Chirkin, Introduction to Statistical Radiophysics and Optics (Izd. Nauka, Moscow, 1981), p. 640, in Russian.
  9. O. V. Angelsky, P. P. Maksimyak, T. O. Perun, “Optical Correlation Systems for Studying Weak Surface Roughness,” in Fringe ’89 Automatic Processing of Fringe Patterns (Akademie-Verlag, Berlin, 1989), p. 53.
  10. O. V. Angelsky, I. I. Magun, P. P. Maksimyak, “Optical Correlation Methods in the Studies of Inhomogeneous Phase Samples,” in Proceedings, Third International Symposium on Modern Optics, Budapest (1988), p. 337.
  11. M. G. Kendall, The Advanced Theory of Statistics. Vol. 1. Distribution Theory, A.Stuart Stuart, (Griffin Co. Ltd., London1960).

Cited By

Alert me when this paper is cited

OSA is able to provide readers links to articles that cite this paper by participating in CrossRef's Cited-By Linking service. CrossRef includes content from more than 3000 publishers and societies. In addition to listing OSA journal articles that cite this paper, citing articles from other participating publishers will also be listed.

Figures

Fig. 1 Fig. 2 Fig. 3
 
Fig. 4 Fig. 5
 

« Previous Article  |  Next Article »

OSA is a member of CrossRef.

CrossCheck Deposited