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  • Editor: Joseph N. Mait
  • Vol. 49, Iss. 13 — May. 1, 2010
  • pp: 2446–2455

Information extraction from digital holograms for particle flow analysis

Thomas Meinecke, Nail Sabitov, and Stefan Sinzinger  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 49, Issue 13, pp. 2446-2455 (2010)

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The goal of our project is to observe the distribution of steady and moving colloidal polystyrene particles within a micro-optofluidic canal system. To this end, we apply a classical in-line holographic setup with a magnifying telescope and a digital camera sensor. The capabilities of numerical hologram reconstruction and the subsequent image processing offer new possibilities concerning the digital hologram analysis. We demonstrate new concepts for a four-dimensional particle flow observation using a captured holographic video as well as the potentials for information extraction.

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OCIS Codes
(070.0070) Fourier optics and signal processing : Fourier optics and signal processing
(100.2000) Image processing : Digital image processing
(100.6890) Image processing : Three-dimensional image processing
(170.6900) Medical optics and biotechnology : Three-dimensional microscopy
(090.1995) Holography : Digital holography

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Original Manuscript: November 25, 2009
Revised Manuscript: March 2, 2010
Manuscript Accepted: March 31, 2010
Published: April 23, 2010

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Thomas Meinecke, Nail Sabitov, and Stefan Sinzinger, "Information extraction from digital holograms for particle flow analysis," Appl. Opt. 49, 2446-2455 (2010)

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