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  • Editor: Joseph N. Mait
  • Vol. 49, Iss. 17 — Jun. 10, 2010
  • pp: 3434–3441

Super-resolution of active spatial frequency heterodyning using holographic approach

Asloob A. Mudassar and Anwar Hussain  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 49, Issue 17, pp. 3434-3441 (2010)

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This paper describes a technique of super-resolution that is based on holographic imaging in which three holograms corresponding to one orientation of the fringes are recorded. To recover the two-dimensional object spatial frequency, we take four orientations of the fringes with 45 ° steps. For each orientation of the fringes, the hologram recording scheme will remain the same. The orientation of the reference beam is fixed throughout the measurements. Once the three holograms are recorded for each orientation of the fringes with a fixed amplitude of the reference beam, an algorithm is applied for each orientation. The algorithm processes the three holograms to construct a synthesized spectrum in a particular orientation; taking the inverse Fourier transform of this synthesized spectrum will give the synthesized image in that particular orientation. Different synthesized spectra are combined to obtain an overall synthesized spectrum and a super-resolved image is formed.

© 2010 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(110.0110) Imaging systems : Imaging systems
(180.0180) Microscopy : Microscopy

ToC Category:
Imaging Systems

Original Manuscript: January 4, 2010
Revised Manuscript: May 14, 2010
Manuscript Accepted: May 14, 2010
Published: June 9, 2010

Asloob A. Mudassar and Anwar Hussain, "Super-resolution of active spatial frequency heterodyning using holographic approach," Appl. Opt. 49, 3434-3441 (2010)

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