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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 20, Iss. 18 — Aug. 27, 2012
  • pp: 20286–20291

Single-shot femtosecond-pulsed phase-shifting digital holography

Takashi Kakue, Seiya Itoh, Peng Xia, Tatsuki Tahara, Yasuhiro Awatsuji, Kenzo Nishio, Shogo Ura, Toshihiro Kubota, and Osamu Matoba  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 20, Issue 18, pp. 20286-20291 (2012)

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Parallel phase-shifting digital holography is capable of three-dimensional measurement of a dynamically moving object with a single-shot recording. In this letter, we demonstrated a parallel phase-shifting digital holography using a single femtosecond light pulse whose central wavelength and temporal duration were 800 nm and 96 fs, respectively. As an object, we set spark discharge in atmospheric pressure air induced by applying a high voltage to between two electrodes. The instantaneous change in phase caused by the spark discharge was clearly reconstructed. The reconstructed phase image shows the change of refractive index of air was −3.7 × 10−4.

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OCIS Codes
(090.2880) Holography : Holographic interferometry
(100.3010) Image processing : Image reconstruction techniques
(090.1995) Holography : Digital holography

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Original Manuscript: May 7, 2012
Revised Manuscript: July 27, 2012
Manuscript Accepted: July 28, 2012
Published: August 20, 2012

Takashi Kakue, Seiya Itoh, Peng Xia, Tatsuki Tahara, Yasuhiro Awatsuji, Kenzo Nishio, Shogo Ura, Toshihiro Kubota, and Osamu Matoba, "Single-shot femtosecond-pulsed phase-shifting digital holography," Opt. Express 20, 20286-20291 (2012)

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