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Optics Express

  • Editor: Andrew M. Weiner
  • Vol. 21, Iss. 23 — Nov. 18, 2013
  • pp: 28314–28324

Numerical iterative approach for zero-order term elimination in off-axis digital holography

Zhonghong Ma, Lijun Deng, Yong Yang, Hongchen Zhai, and Qi Ge  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 21, Issue 23, pp. 28314-28324 (2013)

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A novel numerical iterative approach is proposed to effectively eliminate the zero-order term and to improve the signal-to-noise ratio of the reconstructed image in off-axis digital holography. The iterations are conducted in the spatial domain, resulting in considerable reduction in the computational time and avoiding the subjectivity involved in selecting a filter window in spectral domain. These advantages promote the application of this approach in real-time detection processes. The feasibility of this approach is confirmed by mathematical deductions and numerical simulations, and the robustness of the proposed approach is tested by means of an experimentally obtained hologram.

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OCIS Codes
(100.2000) Image processing : Digital image processing
(100.3010) Image processing : Image reconstruction techniques
(090.1995) Holography : Digital holography

ToC Category:
Image Processing

Original Manuscript: September 6, 2013
Revised Manuscript: October 23, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: October 26, 2013
Published: November 11, 2013

Zhonghong Ma, Lijun Deng, Yong Yang, Hongchen Zhai, and Qi Ge, "Numerical iterative approach for zero-order term elimination in off-axis digital holography," Opt. Express 21, 28314-28324 (2013)

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