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Optics Express

  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 19, Iss. 2 — Jan. 17, 2011
  • pp: 1408–1421

Photon correlation holography

Dinesh N. Naik, Rakesh Kumar Singh, Takahiro Ezawa, Yoko Miyamoto, and Mitsuo Takeda  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 19, Issue 2, pp. 1408-1421 (2011)

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Unconventional holography called photon correlation holography is proposed and experimentally demonstrated. Using photon correlation, i.e. intensity correlation or fourth order correlation of optical field, a 3-D image of the object recorded in a hologram is reconstructed stochastically with illumination through a random phase screen. Two different schemes for realizing photon correlation holography are examined by numerical simulations, and the experiment was performed for one of the reconstruction schemes suitable for the experimental proof of the principle. The technique of photon correlation holography provides a new insight into how the information is embedded in the spatial as well as temporal correlation of photons in the stochastic pseudo thermal light.

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OCIS Codes
(030.6140) Coherence and statistical optics : Speckle
(030.6600) Coherence and statistical optics : Statistical optics
(090.0090) Holography : Holography
(100.3010) Image processing : Image reconstruction techniques

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Original Manuscript: November 17, 2010
Manuscript Accepted: December 27, 2010
Published: January 12, 2011

Dinesh N. Naik, Rakesh Kumar Singh, Takahiro Ezawa, Yoko Miyamoto, and Mitsuo Takeda, "Photon correlation holography," Opt. Express 19, 1408-1421 (2011)

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