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  • Vol. 42, Iss. 5 — Feb. 10, 2003
  • pp: 798–804

Subtraction digital holography

Nazif Demoli, Jurica Mes̆trović, and Ivica Sović  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 42, Issue 5, pp. 798-804 (2003)

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Overlapping of the desired (first-order) and undesired (zero-order) terms originating from the recorded primary-fringe patterns in digital holography is a problem without a real-time solution. We propose a procedure for suppressing the zero-order disturbance that is realizable in real time. The procedure is based on the stochastic change of the speckles in the primary-fringe patterns and on the subtraction of two such subsequent patterns. The theoretical description of the procedure is given and experimental results presented.

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OCIS Codes
(090.1760) Holography : Computer holography
(100.2000) Image processing : Digital image processing
(120.2650) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Fringe analysis

Original Manuscript: April 18, 2002
Revised Manuscript: September 17, 2002
Published: February 10, 2003

Nazif Demoli, Jurica Mes̆trović, and Ivica Sović, "Subtraction digital holography," Appl. Opt. 42, 798-804 (2003)

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