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Optics Express

  • Editor: Michael Duncan
  • Vol. 12, Iss. 11 — May. 31, 2004
  • pp: 2487–2493

Color computer-generated holograms from projection images

Yusuke Sando, Masahide Itoh, and Toyohiko Yatagai  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 12, Issue 11, pp. 2487-2493 (2004)

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A novel method for the procurement of full-color three-dimensional (3-D) images of real objects has been developed. This method is based on extracting information from 3-D Fourier spectra, which are calculated from several projection images recorded using a white light source. 3-D Fourier spectra for three colors were obtained separately for projection images recorded with a color-CCD camera. Three computer-generated holograms (CGHs) were then synthesized from those Fourier spectra. The resulting numerically and optically reconstructed full-color images are presented.

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OCIS Codes
(070.2580) Fourier optics and signal processing : Paraxial wave optics
(090.1760) Holography : Computer holography
(100.3020) Image processing : Image reconstruction-restoration

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Original Manuscript: April 28, 2004
Revised Manuscript: May 21, 2004
Published: May 30, 2004

Yusuke Sando, Masahide Itoh, and Toyohiko Yatagai, "Color computer-generated holograms from projection images," Opt. Express 12, 2487-2493 (2004)

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