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  • Vol. 35, Iss. 20 — Oct. 15, 2010
  • pp: 3309–3311

Quantum imaging and inverse scattering

John C. Schotland  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 35, Issue 20, pp. 3309-3311 (2010)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.35.003309


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Abstract

We consider the inverse scattering problem that arises in two-photon quantum imaging with interferometric measurements. We show that the two-point correlation function of the field contains information about the scattering medium at a spatial frequency of twice the Rayleigh bandwidth. The linearized inverse problem, however, yields reconstructions with a resolution of λ / 2 , where λ is the wavelength of light.

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OCIS Codes
(270.0270) Quantum optics : Quantum optics
(290.3200) Scattering : Inverse scattering

ToC Category:
Imaging Systems

History
Original Manuscript: January 6, 2010
Revised Manuscript: August 31, 2010
Manuscript Accepted: September 2, 2010
Published: October 7, 2010

Citation
John C. Schotland, "Quantum imaging and inverse scattering," Opt. Lett. 35, 3309-3311 (2010)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-35-20-3309


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