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  • Editor: Joseph N. Mait
  • Vol. 51, Iss. 14 — May. 10, 2012
  • pp: 2706–2712

Gated viewing laser imaging with compressive sensing

Li Li, Lei Wu, Xingbin Wang, and Ersheng Dang  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 51, Issue 14, pp. 2706-2712 (2012)

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We present a prototype of gated viewing laser imaging with compressive sensing (GVLICS). By a new framework named compressive sensing, it is possible for us to perform laser imaging using a single-pixel detector where the transverse spatial resolution is obtained. Moreover, combining compressive sensing with gated viewing, the three-dimensional (3D) scene can be reconstructed by the time-slicing technique. The simulations are accomplished to evaluate the characteristics of the proposed GVLICS prototype. Qualitative analysis of Lissajous-type eye-pattern figures indicates that the range accuracy of the reconstructed 3D images is affected by the sampling rate, the image’s noise, and the complexity of the scenes.

© 2012 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(100.0100) Image processing : Image processing
(100.6890) Image processing : Three-dimensional image processing
(110.6880) Imaging systems : Three-dimensional image acquisition
(150.5670) Machine vision : Range finding
(280.0280) Remote sensing and sensors : Remote sensing and sensors

ToC Category:
Image Processing

Original Manuscript: October 10, 2011
Revised Manuscript: March 6, 2012
Manuscript Accepted: March 9, 2012
Published: May 10, 2012

Li Li, Lei Wu, Xingbin Wang, and Ersheng Dang, "Gated viewing laser imaging with compressive sensing," Appl. Opt. 51, 2706-2712 (2012)

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