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Optics Express

  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 19, Iss. 12 — Jun. 6, 2011
  • pp: 11716–11731

Image-based registration for synthetic aperture holography

Sehoon Lim, Kerkil Choi, Joonku Hahn, Daniel L. Marks, and David J. Brady  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 19, Issue 12, pp. 11716-11731 (2011)

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High pixel count apertures for digital holography may be synthesized by scanning smaller aperture detector arrays. Characterization and compensation for registration errors in the detector array position and pitch and for phase instability between the reference and object field is a major challenge in scanned systems. We use a secondary sensor to monitor phase and image-based registration parameter estimators to demonstrate near diffraction-limited resolution from a 63.4 mm aperture synthesized by scanning a 5.28 mm subaperture over 144 transverse positions. We demonstrate 60 μm resolution at 2 m range.

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(070.0070) Fourier optics and signal processing : Fourier optics and signal processing
(090.1995) Holography : Digital holography

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Original Manuscript: March 10, 2011
Revised Manuscript: April 11, 2011
Manuscript Accepted: April 13, 2011
Published: June 1, 2011

Sehoon Lim, Kerkil Choi, Joonku Hahn, Daniel L. Marks, and David J. Brady, "Image-based registration for synthetic aperture holography," Opt. Express 19, 11716-11731 (2011)

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