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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 16, Iss. 4 — Feb. 18, 2008
  • pp: 2514–2519

Recording and reconstruction of a color holographic image by using digital lensless Fourier transform holography

Jianlin Zhao, Hongzhen Jiang, and Jianglei Di  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 16, Issue 4, pp. 2514-2519 (2008)

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The numerical recording and reconstruction of a color holographic image are achieved by using digital lensless Fourier transform holography. Firstly, for a color object, three monochromatic digital holograms with different wavelengths (red, green, blue) are recorded by a black-white CCD, respectively. Then the reconstructed monochromatic holographic images (red, green, blue) are adjusted to be same in size through padding digital holograms with zeros, and the corresponding digital color holographic image is acquired by accurately syncretizing the resized reconstructed monochromatic images. One of the advantages using lensless Fourier transform holography is that it can well assure the precise superposition of the reconstructed images. By applying median filtering technique and superposing the speckle fields with different distributions, the speckle noises are well suppressed and the quality of the digital color holographic image is greatly improved. This digital color holography with high quality of reconstruction effect would have potential applications on digital holographic display of color objects.

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OCIS Codes
(090.2870) Holography : Holographic display
(100.3010) Image processing : Image reconstruction techniques
(090.1705) Holography : Color holography
(090.1995) Holography : Digital holography

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Original Manuscript: November 30, 2007
Revised Manuscript: January 20, 2008
Manuscript Accepted: January 25, 2008
Published: February 8, 2008

Jianlin Zhao, Hongzhen Jiang, and Jianglei Di, "Recording and reconstruction of a color holographic image by using digital lensless Fourier transform holography," Opt. Express 16, 2514-2519 (2008)

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