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  • Vol. 80, Iss. 5 — May. 1, 2013
  • pp: 301–308

Estimating how the dynamic range and noise of the recording cameras affect the quality of digital holograms

N. N. Evtikhiev, S. N. Starikov, and P. A. Cheremkhin  »View Author Affiliations

Journal of Optical Technology, Vol. 80, Issue 5, pp. 301-308 (2013)

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This paper discusses how the characteristics of the recording cameras affect the reconstruction quality of digital holograms. Numerical modelling, using the characteristics of actual cameras, shows that the signal-to-noise ratio for diffuse objects is independent of the distance to the object and the form of the object and is determined only by the characteristics of the cameras and the relative area of the object. Quantitative estimates are obtained.

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OCIS Codes
(090.1760) Holography : Computer holography
(100.2000) Image processing : Digital image processing
(110.4280) Imaging systems : Noise in imaging systems
(230.5160) Optical devices : Photodetectors
(090.1995) Holography : Digital holography

Original Manuscript: January 17, 2013
Published: May 21, 2013

N. N. Evtikhiev, S. N. Starikov, and P. A. Cheremkhin, "Estimating how the dynamic range and noise of the recording cameras affect the quality of digital holograms," J. Opt. Technol. 80, 301-308 (2013)

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