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APPLICATIONS-CENTERED RESEARCH IN OPTICS

  • Vol. 41, Iss. 11 — Apr. 8, 2002
  • pp: 2103–2110

Reverse phase contrast: an experimental demonstration

Paul C. Mogensen and Jesper Glückstad  »View Author Affiliations


Applied Optics, Vol. 41, Issue 11, pp. 2103-2110 (2002)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.41.002103


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Abstract

We present experimental results showing that the reverse phase contrast (RPC) technique is a viable method for the generation of a binary phase distribution from a spatially varying amplitude pattern using Fourier plane filtering techniques. Experimental results are shown for the generation of a binary 0-π phase only distribution using either an amplitude mask or a spatial light modulator to provide the input and the results are shown to be in agreement with theoretical predictions for the RPC technique.

© 2002 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(070.2580) Fourier optics and signal processing : Paraxial wave optics
(100.1390) Image processing : Binary phase-only filters
(230.6120) Optical devices : Spatial light modulators

History
Original Manuscript: August 20, 2001
Revised Manuscript: January 2, 2002
Published: April 10, 2002

Citation
Paul C. Mogensen and Jesper Glückstad, "Reverse phase contrast: an experimental demonstration," Appl. Opt. 41, 2103-2110 (2002)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ao/abstract.cfm?URI=ao-41-11-2103


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