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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 18, Iss. 13 — Jun. 21, 2010
  • pp: 13536–13541

Quantitative phase retrieval of a complex-valued object using variable function orders in the fractional Fourier domain

Wen Chen and Xudong Chen  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 18, Issue 13, pp. 13536-13541 (2010)

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We propose a novel and effective method to quantitatively recover a complex-valued object from diffraction intensity maps recorded in the fractional Fourier domain. A wavefront modulation is introduced in the wave path, and several diffraction intensity maps are recorded through variable function orders in the fractional Fourier transform. A new phase retrieval algorithm is then proposed, and advantages of the proposed algorithm are also discussed. A proof-of-principle study is presented to show the feasibility and effectiveness of the proposed method.

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OCIS Codes
(100.2000) Image processing : Digital image processing
(100.3190) Image processing : Inverse problems
(100.5070) Image processing : Phase retrieval
(070.2575) Fourier optics and signal processing : Fractional Fourier transforms
(070.7345) Fourier optics and signal processing : Wave propagation

ToC Category:
Image Processing

Original Manuscript: May 7, 2010
Revised Manuscript: May 25, 2010
Manuscript Accepted: May 26, 2010
Published: June 8, 2010

Wen Chen and Xudong Chen, "Quantitative phase retrieval of a complex-valued object using variable function orders in the fractional Fourier domain," Opt. Express 18, 13536-13541 (2010)

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