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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 16, Iss. 11 — May. 26, 2008
  • pp: 7686–7692

Special purpose computer system for flow visualization using holography technology

Yukio Abe, Nobuyuki Masuda, Hideaki Wakabayashi, Yuta Kazo, Tomoyoshi Ito, Shin-ichi Satake, Tomoaki Kunugi, and Kazuho Sato  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 16, Issue 11, pp. 7686-7692 (2008)

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We have designed a special purpose computer system for visualizing fluid flow using digital holographic particle tracking velocimetry (DHPTV). This computer contains an Field Programmble Gate Array (FPGA) chip in which a pipeline for calculating the intensity of an object from a hologram by fast Fourier transform is installed. This system can produce 100 reconstructed images from a 1024×1024-grid hologram in 3.3 sec. It is expected that this system will contribute to fluid flow analysis.

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OCIS Codes
(090.0090) Holography : Holography
(090.1760) Holography : Computer holography
(120.7250) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Velocimetry

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Original Manuscript: March 27, 2008
Revised Manuscript: May 7, 2008
Manuscript Accepted: May 11, 2008
Published: May 13, 2008

Yukio Abe, Nobuyuki Masuda, Hideaki Wakabayashi, Yuta Kazo, Tomoyoshi Ito, Shin-ichi Satake, Tomoaki Kunugi, and Kazuho Sato, "Special purpose computer system for flow visualization using holography technology," Opt. Express 16, 7686-7692 (2008)

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