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Optics Express

  • Editor: Andrew M. Weiner
  • Vol. 21, Iss. 23 — Nov. 18, 2013
  • pp: 28246–28257

Optical reconstruction of transparent objects with phase-only SLMs

Elena Stoykova, Fahri Yaraş, Ali Özgür Yontem, Hoonjong Kang, Levent Onural, Philippe Hamel, Yves Delacrétaz, Isabelle Bergoënd, Cristian Arfire, and Christian Depeursinge  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 21, Issue 23, pp. 28246-28257 (2013)

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Three approaches for visualization of transparent micro-objects from holographic data using phase-only SLMs are described. The objects are silicon micro-lenses captured in the near infrared by means of digital holographic microscopy and a simulated weakly refracting 3D object with size in the micrometer range. In the first method, profilometric/tomographic data are retrieved from captured holograms and converted into a 3D point cloud which allows for computer generation of multi-view phase holograms using Rayleigh-Sommerfeld formulation. In the second method, the microlens is computationally placed in front of a textured object to simulate the image of the textured data as seen through the lens. In the third method, direct optical reconstruction of the micrometer object through a digital lens by modifying the phase with the Gerchberg-Saxton algorithm is achieved.

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OCIS Codes
(090.1760) Holography : Computer holography
(090.2870) Holography : Holographic display
(070.6120) Fourier optics and signal processing : Spatial light modulators

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Original Manuscript: July 15, 2013
Revised Manuscript: October 4, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: October 7, 2013
Published: November 11, 2013

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Elena Stoykova, Fahri Yaraş, Ali Özgür Yontem, Hoonjong Kang, Levent Onural, Philippe Hamel, Yves Delacrétaz, Isabelle Bergoënd, Cristian Arfire, and Christian Depeursinge, "Optical reconstruction of transparent objects with phase-only SLMs," Opt. Express 21, 28246-28257 (2013)

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