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  • Vol. 50, Iss. 34 — Dec. 1, 2011
  • pp: H136–H146

Off-axis digital hologram reconstruction: some practical considerations

Nicolas Verrier and Michael Atlan  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 50, Issue 34, pp. H136-H146 (2011)

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Holographic rendering of off-axis intensity digital holograms is discussed. A review of some of the main numerical processing methods, based either on the Fourier transform interpretation of the propagation integral or on its linear system counterpart, is reported. Less common methods such as adjustable magnification reconstruction schemes and Fresnelet decomposition are presented and applied to the digital treatment of off-axis holograms. The influence of experimental parameters on the classical hologram reconstruction methods is assessed, offering guidelines for optimal image rendering regarding the hologram recording conditions.

© 2011 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(100.3010) Image processing : Image reconstruction techniques
(090.1995) Holography : Digital holography

ToC Category:
Holographic Reconstruction, Display, and Projection

Original Manuscript: August 1, 2011
Revised Manuscript: September 19, 2011
Manuscript Accepted: October 10, 2011
Published: November 17, 2011

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Nicolas Verrier and Michael Atlan, "Off-axis digital hologram reconstruction: some practical considerations," Appl. Opt. 50, H136-H146 (2011)

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