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  • Vol. 67, Iss. 11 — Nov. 1, 1977
  • pp: 1587–1590

The vulnerability of speckle photography to lens aberrations

Karl A. Stetson  »View Author Affiliations

JOSA, Vol. 67, Issue 11, pp. 1587-1590 (1977)

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It is experimentally demonstrated that lens aberrations can have detrimental effects in speckle photography. These effects include not only loss of speckle correlations and subsequent halo fringes, but also distortion of the halo fringes that can lead to false information about object motion.

© 1977 Optical Society of America

Karl A. Stetson, "The vulnerability of speckle photography to lens aberrations," J. Opt. Soc. Am. 67, 1587-1590 (1977)

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  1. A. E. Ennos, "Speckle Interferometry," in Topics in Applied Physics, Vol. 9. Laser Speckle and Related Phenomena, edited by J. C. Dainty (Springer-Verlag, Berlin, 1975), Chap. 6, pp. 203–253.
  2. K. A. Stetson, "A Review of Speckle Photography and Interferometry," Opt. Eng. 14, 482–489 (1975).
  3. E. Archbold and A. E. Ennos, "Displacement Measurement from Double-Exposure Laser Photographs," Opt. Acta 19, 253–271 (1972).
  4. K. A. Stetson, "Problem of Defocusing in Speckle Photography, Its Connection to Hologram Interferometry, and Its Solutions," J. Opt. Soc. Am. 66, 1267–1271 (1976).

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