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  • Vol. 20, Iss. 4 — Apr. 1, 2003
  • pp: 753–756

On apparent counterexamples to phase dominance

R. P. Millane and W. H. Hsiao  »View Author Affiliations


JOSA A, Vol. 20, Issue 4, pp. 753-756 (2003)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/JOSAA.20.000753


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Abstract

Phase dominance refers to the observation that the phase of the Fourier transform of an image carries more information than does the amplitude. We show that apparent counterexamples to phase dominance are not in fact counterexamples since the phase functions used are not independent of the true phase function. Phase dominance appears to be a general phenomenon.

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OCIS Codes
(070.2590) Fourier optics and signal processing : ABCD transforms
(100.5090) Image processing : Phase-only filters
(350.5030) Other areas of optics : Phase

History
Original Manuscript: July 3, 2002
Revised Manuscript: November 11, 2002
Manuscript Accepted: November 11, 2002
Published: April 1, 2003

Citation
R. P. Millane and W. H. Hsiao, "On apparent counterexamples to phase dominance," J. Opt. Soc. Am. A 20, 753-756 (2003)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/josaa/abstract.cfm?URI=josaa-20-4-753


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