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  • Editor: Andrew M. Weiner
  • Vol. 21, Iss. 13 — Jul. 1, 2013
  • pp: 15438–15451

Gray tone image watermarking with complementary computer generated holography

Christophe Martinez, Fabien Laulagnet, and Olivier Lemonnier  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 21, Issue 13, pp. 15438-15451 (2013)

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We present herein an original approach for the watermarking of holograms in gray tone images for use in microscopic halftone image archiving. Our concept is based on the principle of complementary holography presented in a previous contribution. The efficiency of the concept is evaluated theoretically and experimentally. We demonstrate the interest of elliptical diffraction patterns as an alternative to the usual rectangular diffraction patterns and confirm the subsidiary role of the hologram amplitude in the hologram recovery process.

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OCIS Codes
(050.1220) Diffraction and gratings : Apertures
(050.5080) Diffraction and gratings : Phase shift
(090.1760) Holography : Computer holography
(220.3740) Optical design and fabrication : Lithography

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Original Manuscript: February 5, 2013
Revised Manuscript: April 16, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: April 17, 2013
Published: June 21, 2013

Christophe Martinez, Fabien Laulagnet, and Olivier Lemonnier, "Gray tone image watermarking with complementary computer generated holography," Opt. Express 21, 15438-15451 (2013)

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