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  • Editor: Andrew M. Weiner
  • Vol. 21, Iss. 10 — May. 20, 2013
  • pp: 12611–12616

Backscatter digital holography of microparticles

Nava R. Subedi, Nicholas B. Fowler, and Matthew J. Berg  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 21, Issue 10, pp. 12611-12616 (2013)

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This work investigates a method for digital holographic imaging of microparticles. Traditional digital holographic techniques use a particle’s forward scattered light to form the hologram, whereas here we use the backscattered light. Images of a particle are then computationally reconstructed from the backscatter hologram, and several examples of such reconstructions are presented. A potential advantage of this technique is that the backscatter holograms may be more sensitive to particle-surface details.

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OCIS Codes
(110.0180) Imaging systems : Microscopy
(280.1100) Remote sensing and sensors : Aerosol detection
(290.1350) Scattering : Backscattering
(290.5820) Scattering : Scattering measurements
(090.1995) Holography : Digital holography

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Original Manuscript: March 21, 2013
Revised Manuscript: May 9, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: May 12, 2013
Published: May 15, 2013

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Nava R. Subedi, Nicholas B. Fowler, and Matthew J. Berg, "Backscatter digital holography of microparticles," Opt. Express 21, 12611-12616 (2013)

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