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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 17, Iss. 16 — Aug. 3, 2009
  • pp: 13758–13767

Reconstruction of refractive-index distribution in off-axis digital holography optical diffraction tomographic system

Tomasz Kozacki, Rafał Krajewski, and Małgorzata Kujawińska  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 17, Issue 16, pp. 13758-13767 (2009)

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In the paper the optical diffraction tomographic system for reconstruction of the internal refractive index distribution in optical fiber utilizing grating Mach-Zehnder interferometer configuration is explored. The setup applies afocal imaging. Conventional grating application gives, however, highly aberrated object beam producing incorrect refractive-index reconstructions. The grating inherent aberrations are characterized, its influence on both image projections and refractive index reconstructions is presented. To remove aberrations and enable tomographic reconstruction a novel digital holographic algorithm, correcting optical system imaging, is developed. The algorithm uses plane wave spectrum decomposition of optical field for solving diffraction problem between parallel and tilted planes and enabling correction of imaging system aberrations. The algorithm concept was successfully proved in simulations and the experiment.

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OCIS Codes
(090.1000) Holography : Aberration compensation
(110.6960) Imaging systems : Tomography
(090.1995) Holography : Digital holography

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Original Manuscript: March 25, 2009
Revised Manuscript: May 18, 2009
Manuscript Accepted: June 18, 2009
Published: July 24, 2009

Tomasz Kozacki, Rafal Krajewski, and Małgorzata Kujawińska, "Reconstruction of refractive-index distribution in off-axis digital holography optical diffraction tomographic system," Opt. Express 17, 13758-13767 (2009)

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