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  • Editor: Joseph N. Mait
  • Vol. 52, Iss. 10 — Apr. 1, 2013
  • pp: 2153–2161

Coded aperture snapshot spectral polarization imaging

Tsung-Han Tsai and David J. Brady  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 52, Issue 10, pp. 2153-2161 (2013)

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We describe a single-shot polarization spectral imager that combines two birefringent crystals with a binary coded aperture to encode the spatial, spectral and polarization data cube for compressive sampling on a two-dimensional (2D) detector array. We use a total variation prior to reconstruct the four-dimensional (4D) data cube from the single 2D measurement. The 4D data cube includes 1500×1240pixels in the spatial domain, 19 wavelength channels between 400 and 680 nm and two Stokes parameters.

© 2013 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(110.0110) Imaging systems : Imaging systems
(120.5410) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Polarimetry
(120.6200) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Spectrometers and spectroscopic instrumentation
(300.6190) Spectroscopy : Spectrometers

ToC Category:
Imaging Systems

Original Manuscript: December 5, 2012
Revised Manuscript: February 26, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: February 27, 2013
Published: March 29, 2013

Tsung-Han Tsai and David J. Brady, "Coded aperture snapshot spectral polarization imaging," Appl. Opt. 52, 2153-2161 (2013)

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