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Optics Express

  • Editor: Andrew M. Weiner
  • Vol. 22, Iss. 7 — Apr. 7, 2014
  • pp: 8565–8573

Incoherent off-axis Fourier triangular color holography

Yuhong Wan, Tianlong Man, and Dayong Wang  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 22, Issue 7, pp. 8565-8573 (2014)

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We present a new method for recording off-axis digital Fourier holograms of three-dimensional objects under spatially incoherent illumination. The method is implemented by modifying the optical configuration of triangular interferometer. The recording properties and 3D reconstruction ability of the proposed method are investigated theoretically and experimentally. Multicolor holographic recording and reconstruction of spatially incoherent illuminated object are achieved by using the proposed off-axis Fourier triangular interferometer and monochromatic digital camera. Only three holograms are sufficient to rebuild a color image without zero-order and twin image disturbing effect. Combining with some image fusion skills during reconstruction, the reconstructed color images with satisfied quality are demonstrated.

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OCIS Codes
(030.0030) Coherence and statistical optics : Coherence and statistical optics
(100.3010) Image processing : Image reconstruction techniques
(090.1705) Holography : Color holography
(090.1995) Holography : Digital holography

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Original Manuscript: March 4, 2014
Revised Manuscript: March 26, 2014
Manuscript Accepted: March 26, 2014
Published: April 2, 2014

Yuhong Wan, Tianlong Man, and Dayong Wang, "Incoherent off-axis Fourier triangular color holography," Opt. Express 22, 8565-8573 (2014)

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