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Biomedical Optics Express

  • Editor: Joseph A. Izatt
  • Vol. 4, Iss. 9 — Sep. 1, 2013
  • pp: 1759–1768

Optimal control of light propagation through multiple-scattering media in the presence of noise

Hasan Yılmaz, Willem L. Vos, and Allard P. Mosk  »View Author Affiliations

Biomedical Optics Express, Vol. 4, Issue 9, pp. 1759-1768 (2013)

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We study the control of coherent light propagation through multiple-scattering media in the presence of measurement noise. In our experiments, we use a two-step optimization procedure to find the optimal incident wavefront that generates a bright focal spot behind the medium. We conclude that the control of coherent light propagation through a multiple-scattering medium is only determined by the number of photoelectrons detected per optimized segment. The prediction of our model agrees well with the experimental results. Our results offer opportunities for imaging applications through scattering media such as biological tissue in the shot noise limit.

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OCIS Codes
(030.6600) Coherence and statistical optics : Statistical optics
(110.7050) Imaging systems : Turbid media
(290.4210) Scattering : Multiple scattering

ToC Category:
Coherence and Statistical Optics

Original Manuscript: June 14, 2013
Revised Manuscript: August 16, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: August 22, 2013
Published: August 28, 2013

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Hasan Yılmaz, Willem L. Vos, and Allard P. Mosk, "Optimal control of light propagation through multiple-scattering media in the presence of noise," Biomed. Opt. Express 4, 1759-1768 (2013)

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