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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 20, Iss. 8 — Apr. 9, 2012
  • pp: 9109–9121

Enhanced resolution and throughput of Fresnel incoherent correlation holography (FINCH) using dual diffractive lenses on a spatial light modulator (SLM)

Barak Katz, Joseph Rosen, Roy Kelner, and Gary Brooker  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 20, Issue 8, pp. 9109-9121 (2012)

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Fresnel incoherent correlation holography (FINCH) records holograms under incoherent illumination. FINCH was implemented with two focal length diffractive lenses on a spatial light modulator (SLM). Improved image resolution over previous single lens systems and at wider bandwidths was observed. For a given image magnification and light source bandwidth, FINCH with two lenses of close focal lengths yields a better hologram in comparison to a single diffractive lens FINCH. Three techniques of lens multiplexing on the SLM were tested and the best method was randomly and uniformly distributing the two lenses. The improved quality of the hologram results from a reduced optical path difference of the interfering beams and increased efficiency.

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OCIS Codes
(030.1640) Coherence and statistical optics : Coherence
(030.1670) Coherence and statistical optics : Coherent optical effects
(050.1950) Diffraction and gratings : Diffraction gratings
(090.1760) Holography : Computer holography
(090.1970) Holography : Diffractive optics
(090.2880) Holography : Holographic interferometry
(100.6890) Image processing : Three-dimensional image processing
(110.4980) Imaging systems : Partial coherence in imaging
(110.6880) Imaging systems : Three-dimensional image acquisition
(120.5060) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Phase modulation
(090.1995) Holography : Digital holography

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Original Manuscript: January 20, 2012
Revised Manuscript: March 18, 2012
Manuscript Accepted: March 24, 2012
Published: April 4, 2012

Barak Katz, Joseph Rosen, Roy Kelner, and Gary Brooker, "Enhanced resolution and throughput of Fresnel incoherent correlation holography (FINCH) using dual diffractive lenses on a spatial light modulator (SLM)," Opt. Express 20, 9109-9121 (2012)

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