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Optics Express

  • Editor: Andrew M. Weiner
  • Vol. 21, Iss. 16 — Aug. 12, 2013
  • pp: 19003–19011

Optical frequency comb interference profilometry using compressive sensing

Quang Duc Pham and Yoshio Hayasaki  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 21, Issue 16, pp. 19003-19011 (2013)

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We describe a new optical system using an ultra-stable mode-locked frequency comb femtosecond laser and compressive sensing to measure an object’s surface profile. The ultra-stable frequency comb laser was used to precisely measure an object with a large depth, over a wide dynamic range. The compressive sensing technique was able to obtain the spatial information of the object with two single-pixel fast photo-receivers, with no mechanical scanning and fewer measurements than the number of sampling points. An optical experiment was performed to verify the advantages of the proposed method.

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OCIS Codes
(110.6880) Imaging systems : Three-dimensional image acquisition
(120.3180) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Interferometry
(110.1758) Imaging systems : Computational imaging
(100.3175) Image processing : Interferometric imaging
(070.6120) Fourier optics and signal processing : Spatial light modulators

ToC Category:
Instrumentation, Measurement, and Metrology

Original Manuscript: May 1, 2013
Revised Manuscript: July 12, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: July 19, 2013
Published: August 2, 2013

Quang Duc Pham and Yoshio Hayasaki, "Optical frequency comb interference profilometry using compressive sensing," Opt. Express 21, 19003-19011 (2013)

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