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  • Vol. 14, Iss. 3 — Feb. 1, 1989
  • pp: 154–156

Image synthesis from nonimaged laser-speckle patterns: experimental verification

Paul S. Idell, John D. Gonglewski, David G. Voelz, and Jerome Knopp  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Letters, Vol. 14, Issue 3, pp. 154-156 (1989)

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We have performed laboratory experiments that demonstrate that unspeckled images of coherently illuminated, diffuse objects can be formed from measurements of backscattered laser-speckle intensity. We show that images revealing gross target features can be successfully recovered with relatively few snapshots of the observed laser-speckle pattern.

© 1989 Optical Society of America

Original Manuscript: May 23, 1988
Manuscript Accepted: November 15, 1988
Published: January 15, 1989

Paul S. Idell, Jerome Knopp, John D. Gonglewski, and David G. Voelz, "Image synthesis from nonimaged laser-speckle patterns: experimental verification," Opt. Lett. 14, 154-156 (1989)

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