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Optics Express

  • Editor: Michael Duncan
  • Vol. 12, Iss. 22 — Nov. 1, 2004
  • pp: 5539–5548

Distortion-tolerant 3-D object recognition by using single exposure on-axis digital holography

Daesuk Kim and Bahram Javidi  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 12, Issue 22, pp. 5539-5548 (2004)

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We present a distortion-tolerant 3-D object recognition system using single exposure on-axis digital holography. In contrast to distortion-tolerant 3-D object recognition employing conventional phase shifting scheme which requires multiple exposures, our proposed method requires only one single digital hologram to be synthesized and used for distortion-tolerant 3-D object recognition. A benefit of the single exposure based on-axis approach is enhanced practicality of digital holography for distortion-tolerant 3-D object recognition in terms of its simplicity and high tolerance to external scene parameters such as moving targets. This paper shows experimentally, that single exposure on-axis digital holography is capable of providing a distortion-tolerant 3-D object recognition capability.

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OCIS Codes
(070.5010) Fourier optics and signal processing : Pattern recognition
(090.1760) Holography : Computer holography

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Research Papers

Original Manuscript: October 4, 2004
Revised Manuscript: October 26, 2004
Published: November 1, 2004

Daesuk Kim and Bahram Javidi, "Distortion-tolerant 3-D object recognition by using single exposure on-axis digital holography," Opt. Express 12, 5539-5548 (2004)

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