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  • Editor: Andrew M. Weiner
  • Vol. 21, Iss. 16 — Aug. 12, 2013
  • pp: 19395–19400

A simple optical encryption based on shape merging technique in periodic diffraction correlation imaging

Mengjie Sun, Jianhong Shi, Hu Li, and Guihua Zeng  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 21, Issue 16, pp. 19395-19400 (2013)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.21.019395


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Abstract

In Periodic diffraction correlation imaging (PDCI), the images of several objects located in different spatial positions can be integrated into one image following certain rules, which is named shape merging. In this paper, we proposed and demonstrated this new technique. It can be realized without SLM or beam-splitter. And this effect can find novel application in optical encryption, enabling transmission of object information to a remote place secretly.

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OCIS Codes
(030.1670) Coherence and statistical optics : Coherent optical effects
(110.1650) Imaging systems : Coherence imaging

ToC Category:
Imaging Systems

History
Original Manuscript: April 26, 2013
Revised Manuscript: June 23, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: June 26, 2013
Published: August 8, 2013

Citation
Mengjie Sun, Jianhong Shi, Hu Li, and Guihua Zeng, "A simple optical encryption based on shape merging technique in periodic diffraction correlation imaging," Opt. Express 21, 19395-19400 (2013)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-21-16-19395


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