In an accompanying paper [G. Indebetouw and P. Klysubun, J. Opt. Soc. Am. A <b>18</b>, 319 (2001)], the theoretical background of a spatiotemporal digital microholographic method was described, and some experimental results were presented. Here the usefulness of the method for microholographic imaging of biological specimens such as cells is demonstrated. The vast possibility of <i>a posteriori</i> processing of the microholograms is discussed. Dark-field, phase-contrast, and interference-contrast images, as well as quantitative phase maps, all obtained <i>a posteriori</i> from the same microhologram, are illustrated as examples.
© 2001 Optical Society of America
(090.0090) Holography : Holography
(090.1760) Holography : Computer holography
(110.0180) Imaging systems : Microscopy
(110.6880) Imaging systems : Three-dimensional image acquisition
(120.5050) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Phase measurement
Prapong Klysubun and Guy Indebetouw, "A posteriori processing of spatiotemporal digital microholograms," J. Opt. Soc. Am. A 18, 326-331 (2001)