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  • Editor: Andrew M. Weiner
  • Vol. 21, Iss. 8 — Apr. 22, 2013
  • pp: 9636–9642

Full color natural light holographic camera

Myung K. Kim  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 21, Issue 8, pp. 9636-9642 (2013)

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Full-color, three-dimensional images of objects under incoherent illumination are obtained by a digital holography technique. Based on self-interference of two beam-split copies of the object’s optical field with differential curvatures, the apparatus consists of a beam-splitter, a few mirrors and lenses, a piezo-actuator, and a color camera. No lasers or other special illuminations are used for recording or reconstruction. Color holographic images of daylight-illuminated outdoor scenes and a halogen lamp-illuminated toy figure are obtained. From a recorded hologram, images can be calculated, or numerically focused, at any distances for viewing.

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OCIS Codes
(110.6880) Imaging systems : Three-dimensional image acquisition
(090.1705) Holography : Color holography
(090.1995) Holography : Digital holography

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Original Manuscript: February 26, 2013
Revised Manuscript: April 2, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: April 3, 2013
Published: April 11, 2013

Myung K. Kim, "Full color natural light holographic camera," Opt. Express 21, 9636-9642 (2013)

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