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APPLICATIONS-CENTERED RESEARCH IN OPTICS

  • Editor: James C. Wyant
  • Vol. 47, Iss. 21 — Jul. 20, 2008
  • pp: 3778–3783

Adaptive photodetector for assisted Talbot effect

P. Rodríguez-Montero, C. M. Gómez-Sarabia, and J. Ojeda-Castañeda  »View Author Affiliations


Applied Optics, Vol. 47, Issue 21, pp. 3778-3783 (2008)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.47.003778


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Abstract

We use an adaptive photodetector for measuring the visibility of the Fresnel diffraction patterns generated by a grating. Visibility is measured in real time, with high spatial resolution, and without any signal processing. This method is well suited for analyzing the Talbot effect and its many applications.

© 2008 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(040.0040) Detectors : Detectors
(070.6760) Fourier optics and signal processing : Talbot and self-imaging effects
(100.2650) Image processing : Fringe analysis
(190.5330) Nonlinear optics : Photorefractive optics
(120.1088) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Adaptive interferometry

ToC Category:
Instrumentation, Measurement, and Metrology

History
Original Manuscript: March 5, 2008
Revised Manuscript: June 17, 2008
Manuscript Accepted: June 20, 2008
Published: July 11, 2008

Citation
P. Rodríguez-Montero, C. M. Gómez-Sarabia, and J. Ojeda-Castañeda, "Adaptive photodetector for assisted Talbot effect," Appl. Opt. 47, 3778-3783 (2008)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ao/abstract.cfm?URI=ao-47-21-3778


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