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  • Vol. 15, Iss. 4 — Feb. 15, 1990
  • pp: 203–205

Laser-diode microscope that generates weakly speckled images

Caesar Saloma, Satoshi Kawata, and Shigeo Minami  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 15, Issue 4, pp. 203-205 (1990)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.15.000203


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Abstract

We describe a laser-diode microscope that produces images that are almost free of speckles. Speckle reduction is achieved by large-signal current modulation of the laser diode and the introduction of a dispersing section as part of the illumination arrangement.

© 1990 Optical Society of America

History
Original Manuscript: April 11, 1989
Manuscript Accepted: December 7, 1989
Published: February 15, 1990

Citation
Caesar Saloma, Satoshi Kawata, and Shigeo Minami, "Laser-diode microscope that generates weakly speckled images," Opt. Lett. 15, 203-205 (1990)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-15-4-203


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