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Optics Express

  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 20, Iss. 1 — Jan. 2, 2012
  • pp: 158–163

Optical smart packaging to reduce transmitted information

Luisa Cabezas, Myrian Tebaldi, John Fredy Barrera, Néstor Bolognini, and Roberto Torroba  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 20, Issue 1, pp. 158-163 (2012)

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We demonstrate a smart image-packaging optical technique that uses what we believe is a new concept to save byte space when transmitting data. The technique supports a large set of images mapped into modulated speckle patterns. Then, they are multiplexed into a single package. This operation results in a substantial decreasing of the final amount of bytes of the package with respect to the amount resulting from the addition of the images without using the method. Besides, there are no requirements on the type of images to be processed. We present results that proof the potentiality of the technique.

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OCIS Codes
(070.0070) Fourier optics and signal processing : Fourier optics and signal processing
(070.4560) Fourier optics and signal processing : Data processing by optical means

ToC Category:
Fiber Optics and Optical Communications

Original Manuscript: October 7, 2011
Revised Manuscript: November 16, 2011
Manuscript Accepted: December 11, 2011
Published: December 19, 2011

Luisa Cabezas, Myrian Tebaldi, John Fredy Barrera, Néstor Bolognini, and Roberto Torroba, "Optical smart packaging to reduce transmitted information," Opt. Express 20, 158-163 (2012)

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