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Optics Express

  • Editor: Andrew M. Weiner
  • Vol. 22, Iss. 7 — Apr. 7, 2014
  • pp: 7694–7701

Looking through a diffuser and around an opaque surface: A holographic approach

Alok Kumar Singh, Dinesh N. Naik, Giancarlo Pedrini, Mitsuo Takeda, and Wolfgang Osten  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 22, Issue 7, pp. 7694-7701 (2014)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.22.007694


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Abstract

Retrieving the information about the object hidden around a corner or obscured by a diffused surface has a vast range of applications. Over the time many techniques have been tried to make this goal realizable. Here, we are presenting yet another approach to retrieve a 3-D object from the scattered field using digital holography with statistical averaging. The methods are simple, easy to implement and allow fast image reconstruction because they do not require phase correction, complicated image processing, scanning of the object or any kind of wave shaping. The methods inherit the merit of digital holography that the micro deformation and displacement of the hidden object can also be detected.

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OCIS Codes
(030.1640) Coherence and statistical optics : Coherence
(290.0290) Scattering : Scattering
(290.4210) Scattering : Multiple scattering
(090.1995) Holography : Digital holography

ToC Category:
Holography

History
Original Manuscript: January 28, 2014
Revised Manuscript: March 11, 2014
Manuscript Accepted: March 15, 2014
Published: March 26, 2014

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Vol. 9, Iss. 6 Virtual Journal for Biomedical Optics

Citation
Alok Kumar Singh, Dinesh N. Naik, Giancarlo Pedrini, Mitsuo Takeda, and Wolfgang Osten, "Looking through a diffuser and around an opaque surface: A holographic approach," Opt. Express 22, 7694-7701 (2014)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-22-7-7694


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