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Optics Express

  • Editor: Michael Duncan
  • Vol. 11, Iss. 24 — Dec. 1, 2003
  • pp: 3202–3209

Volume holographic imaging for surface metrology at long working distances

Arnab Sinha and George Barbastathis  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 11, Issue 24, pp. 3202-3209 (2003)

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We present an imaging scheme that takes advantage of the superior lateral resolution of volume holographic imaging (VHI)[1] and a-priori surface information about the object to build a profilometer that can resolve 50µm longitudinal features at a working distance of ≈ 50 cm with a single VHI camera. We discuss the scheme and present experimental results of surface profiles of MEMS devices.

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OCIS Codes
(090.7330) Holography : Volume gratings
(110.0110) Imaging systems : Imaging systems

ToC Category:
Research Papers

Original Manuscript: October 27, 2003
Revised Manuscript: November 10, 2003
Published: December 1, 2003

Arnab Sinha and George Barbastathis, "Volume holographic imaging for surface metrology at long working distances," Opt. Express 11, 3202-3209 (2003)

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