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Chinese Optics Letters


  • Editor: Zhizhan Xu
  • Vol. 12, Iss. 1 — Jan. 1, 2014
  • pp: 010601–

Secure and noise-free holographic encryption with a quick-response code

Zhenbo Ren, Ping Su, Jianshe Ma, and Guofan Jin  »View Author Affiliations

Chinese Optics Letters, Vol. 12, Issue 1, pp. 010601- (2014)

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In holographic encryption, double random-phase encoding in the Fresnel domain (DRPEiFD) is a prevalent encryption method because it is lensless and secure. However, noises bring adverse effects during decryption. In this letter, we introduce quick-response (QR) coding during encryption to resist noises. We transform the original information into a QR code and then encrypt the code as a hologram through DRPEiFD. To retrieve the input, we decrypt the hologram in the opposite manner to the encryption and subsequently obtain a QR code with noises. By scanning this code with proper applications in smartphones, we can obtain a noise-free retrieval. Numerical experiments and images scanned by a smartphone are shown to validate our proposed method.

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OCIS Codes
(070.4560) Fourier optics and signal processing : Data processing by optical means
(090.1760) Holography : Computer holography
(060.4785) Fiber optics and optical communications : Optical security and encryption
(100.4998) Image processing : Pattern recognition, optical security and encryption

ToC Category:
Fiber Optics and Optical Communications

Zhenbo Ren, Ping Su, Jianshe Ma, and Guofan Jin, "Secure and noise-free holographic encryption with a quick-response code," Chin. Opt. Lett. 12, 010601- (2014)

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