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  • Editor: Franco Gori
  • Vol. 31, Iss. 3 — Mar. 1, 2014
  • pp: 480–486

Dynamic imaging through turbid media based on digital holography

Shiping Li and Jingang Zhong  »View Author Affiliations

JOSA A, Vol. 31, Issue 3, pp. 480-486 (2014)

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Imaging through turbid media using visible or IR light instead of harmful x ray is still a challenging problem, especially in dynamic imaging. A method of dynamic imaging through turbid media using digital holography is presented. In order to match the coherence length between the dynamic object wave and the reference wave, a cw laser is used. To solve the problem of difficult focusing in imaging through turbid media, an autofocus technology is applied. To further enhance the image contrast, a spatial filtering technique is used. A description of digital holography and experiments of imaging the objects hidden in turbid media are presented. The experimental result shows that dynamic images of the objects can be achieved by the use of digital holography.

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OCIS Codes
(170.1650) Medical optics and biotechnology : Coherence imaging
(170.7050) Medical optics and biotechnology : Turbid media
(110.0113) Imaging systems : Imaging through turbid media
(090.1995) Holography : Digital holography

ToC Category:
Medical Optics and Biotechnology

Original Manuscript: September 27, 2013
Revised Manuscript: December 19, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: December 20, 2013
Published: February 5, 2014

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Shiping Li and Jingang Zhong, "Dynamic imaging through turbid media based on digital holography," J. Opt. Soc. Am. A 31, 480-486 (2014)

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