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  • Editor: Joseph N. Mait
  • Vol. 50, Iss. 16 — Jun. 1, 2011
  • pp: 2425–2430

Two-dimensional continuous wavelet transform for phase determination of complex interferograms

Jun Ma, Zhaoyang Wang, Bing Pan, Thang Hoang, Minh Vo, and Long Luu  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 50, Issue 16, pp. 2425-2430 (2011)

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A robust two-dimensional continuous wavelet transform (2D-CWT) technique for interferogram analysis is presented. To cope with the phase determination ambiguity issue encountered in the analysis of complex interferograms, a phase determination rule is proposed according to the phase distribution continuity, and a frequency-guided scheme is employed to obtain the correct phase distribution following a conventional 2D-CWT analysis. The theories are given in details, and the validity of the proposed technique is verified by computer simulation and real experiments.

© 2011 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(100.2650) Image processing : Fringe analysis
(100.5070) Image processing : Phase retrieval
(100.7410) Image processing : Wavelets

ToC Category:
Image Processing

Original Manuscript: December 17, 2010
Revised Manuscript: February 9, 2011
Manuscript Accepted: February 26, 2011
Published: May 25, 2011

Jun Ma, Zhaoyang Wang, Bing Pan, Thang Hoang, Minh Vo, and Long Luu, "Two-dimensional continuous wavelet transform for phase determination of complex interferograms," Appl. Opt. 50, 2425-2430 (2011)

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