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  • Editor: Franco Gori
  • Vol. 29, Iss. 4 — Apr. 1, 2012
  • pp: 585–592

Focal-plane detection and object reconstruction in the noninterferometric phase imaging

Wen Chen and Xudong Chen  »View Author Affiliations


JOSA A, Vol. 29, Issue 4, pp. 585-592 (2012)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/JOSAA.29.000585


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Abstract

In this paper, we propose effective methods to detect focal planes and recover objects in the noninterferometric phase imaging. A strategy using different aberration coefficients is developed, and a series of diffraction intensity maps is sequentially recorded by a charge-coupled device. During numerical reconstruction, a phase retrieval algorithm is applied to extract object wavefront from diffraction intensity maps. Subsequently, numerical methods are proposed to detect focal planes, and high-quality phase maps are recovered by using the detected focal distances. Theoretical results are presented to demonstrate feasibility and effectiveness of the proposed methods.

© 2012 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(100.2000) Image processing : Digital image processing
(100.3190) Image processing : Inverse problems
(100.5070) Image processing : Phase retrieval
(120.5050) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Phase measurement

ToC Category:
Image Processing

History
Original Manuscript: July 26, 2011
Revised Manuscript: January 9, 2012
Manuscript Accepted: January 13, 2012
Published: March 26, 2012

Citation
Wen Chen and Xudong Chen, "Focal-plane detection and object reconstruction in the noninterferometric phase imaging," J. Opt. Soc. Am. A 29, 585-592 (2012)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/josaa/abstract.cfm?URI=josaa-29-4-585


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