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  • Editor: Michael Duncan
  • Vol. 11, Iss. 6 — Mar. 24, 2003
  • pp: 572–578

Reconstruction of a complex object from two in-line holograms

Yuxuan Zhang and Xinyi Zhang  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 11, Issue 6, pp. 572-578 (2003)

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A novel numerical algorithm is proposed to reconstruct a complex object from two Gabor in-line holograms. With this algorithm, both the real and imaginary parts of the complex amplitude of the wave front in the object field can be retrieved, and the “twin-image” noise is eliminated at the same time. Therefore, the complex refractive index of the object can be obtained without disturbance. Digital simulations are given to prove the effectiveness of this algorithm. Some practical experimental conditions are investigated by use of error estimation.

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OCIS Codes
(090.0090) Holography : Holography
(100.3010) Image processing : Image reconstruction techniques
(100.5070) Image processing : Phase retrieval
(340.7460) X-ray optics : X-ray microscopy

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Research Papers

Original Manuscript: January 17, 2003
Revised Manuscript: March 14, 2003
Published: March 24, 2003

Yuxuan Zhang and Xinyi Zhang, "Reconstruction of a complex object from two in-line holograms," Opt. Express 11, 572-578 (2003)

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