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  • Editor: James C. Wyant
  • Vol. 46, Iss. 28 — Oct. 1, 2007
  • pp: 6849–6853

Iterative algorithm of phase determination in digital holography for real-time recording of real objects

Tatsunori Nakamura, Kouichi Nitta, and Osamu Matoba  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 46, Issue 28, pp. 6849-6853 (2007)

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We propose a numerical method to obtain complex amplitude distribution of a three-dimensional (3D) object from a digital hologram. The method consists of two processes. The first process is to measure simultaneously a hologram of the 3D object and an object intensity distribution by two image sensors. These intensity distributions give us the amplitude and absolute value of phase of the 3D object at the image sensor plane. The second process is the determination of phase distribution by a proposed iterative process based on the criterion that the reconstructed 3D object is in focus and its conjugate reconstruction is out of focus. Numerical and experimental results show the effectiveness of the proposed method.

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OCIS Codes
(090.2870) Holography : Holographic display
(100.3010) Image processing : Image reconstruction techniques
(100.5070) Image processing : Phase retrieval
(110.6880) Imaging systems : Three-dimensional image acquisition

ToC Category:
Image Processing

Original Manuscript: May 2, 2007
Revised Manuscript: July 27, 2007
Manuscript Accepted: August 7, 2007
Published: September 21, 2007

Tatsunori Nakamura, Kouichi Nitta, and Osamu Matoba, "Iterative algorithm of phase determination in digital holography for real-time recording of real objects," Appl. Opt. 46, 6849-6853 (2007)

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