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  • Editor: Andrew M. Weiner
  • Vol. 22, Iss. 9 — May. 5, 2014
  • pp: 10210–10220

Real-time integral imaging system for light field microscopy

Jonghyun Kim, Jae-Hyun Jung, Youngmo Jeong, Keehoon Hong, and Byoungho Lee  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 22, Issue 9, pp. 10210-10220 (2014)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.22.010210


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Abstract

We propose a real-time integral imaging system for light field microscopy systems. To implement a 3D live in-vivo experimental environment for multiple experimentalists, we generate elemental images for an integral imaging system from the captured light field with a light field microscope in real-time. We apply the f-number matching method to generate an elemental image to reconstruct an undistorted 3D image. Our implemented system produces real and orthoscopic 3D images of micro objects in 16 frames per second. We verify the proposed system via experiments using Caenorhabditis elegans.

© 2014 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(100.6890) Image processing : Three-dimensional image processing
(110.2990) Imaging systems : Image formation theory
(180.6900) Microscopy : Three-dimensional microscopy

ToC Category:
Microscopy

History
Original Manuscript: February 21, 2014
Revised Manuscript: April 14, 2014
Manuscript Accepted: April 15, 2014
Published: April 21, 2014

Virtual Issues
Vol. 9, Iss. 7 Virtual Journal for Biomedical Optics

Citation
Jonghyun Kim, Jae-Hyun Jung, Youngmo Jeong, Keehoon Hong, and Byoungho Lee, "Real-time integral imaging system for light field microscopy," Opt. Express 22, 10210-10220 (2014)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-22-9-10210


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