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  • Vol. 31, Iss. 2 — Jan. 10, 1992
  • pp: 255–262

Three-dimensional lensless imaging using laser frequency diversity

Joseph C. Marron and Kirk S. Schroeder  »View Author Affiliations


Applied Optics, Vol. 31, Issue 2, pp. 255-262 (1992)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.31.000255


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Abstract

A laser radar system for three-dimensional (3-D) lensless imaging is analyzed in theory and experiment. 3-D imaging is accomplished by making use of the relationship between the angular and wavelength dependence of the scattered light and an object’s 3-D Fourier transform. The concept is demonstrated by obtaining a 3-D image of an extended object by using a charge-coupled device detector array and an argon-ion laser with a tunable intracavity étalon.

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History
Original Manuscript: July 26, 1990
Published: January 10, 1992

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Joseph C. Marron and Kirk S. Schroeder, "Three-dimensional lensless imaging using laser frequency diversity," Appl. Opt. 31, 255-262 (1992)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ao/abstract.cfm?URI=ao-31-2-255


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