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  • Editor: Franco Gori
  • Vol. 28, Iss. 7 — Jul. 1, 2011
  • pp: 1410–1417

Digital holographic microscopy with pure-optical spherical phase compensation

Emilio Sánchez-Ortiga, Pietro Ferraro, Manuel Martínez-Corral, Genaro Saavedra, and Ana Doblas  »View Author Affiliations

JOSA A, Vol. 28, Issue 7, pp. 1410-1417 (2011)

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Telecentric architecture is proposed for circumventing, by the pure-optical method, the residual parabolic phase distortion inherent to standard configuration of digital holographic microscopy. This optical circumvention produces several important advantages. One is that there is no need for computer compensation of the parabolic phase during the phase map recovering procedure. The other is that in off-axis configuration, the spatial frequency useful domain is enlarged. The validity of the method is demonstrated by performing quantitative measurement of depth differences with high axial resolution.

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OCIS Codes
(110.2990) Imaging systems : Image formation theory
(180.6900) Microscopy : Three-dimensional microscopy
(090.1995) Holography : Digital holography

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Original Manuscript: April 1, 2011
Revised Manuscript: May 13, 2011
Manuscript Accepted: May 15, 2011
Published: June 15, 2011

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Emilio Sánchez-Ortiga, Pietro Ferraro, Manuel Martínez-Corral, Genaro Saavedra, and Ana Doblas, "Digital holographic microscopy with pure-optical spherical phase compensation," J. Opt. Soc. Am. A 28, 1410-1417 (2011)

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