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  • Vol. 19, Iss. 16 — Aug. 15, 1994
  • pp: 1234–1236

Three-dimensional reflective image reconstruction through a scattering medium based on time-gated Raman amplification

J. A. Moon, R. Mahon, M. D. Duncan, and J. Reintjes  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 19, Issue 16, pp. 1234-1236 (1994)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.19.001234


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Abstract

We present reconstructions of a three-dimensional object imaged in reflection mode through a turbid medium, using time-gated Raman amplification. We demonstrate a less than 1-cm depth resolution at a laser-power-limited viewing distance of 8.5 attenuation lengths from an object with a rough metallic surface. We show that, even at a viewing distance of 10.5 attenuation lengths, the imaging system is power limited rather than backscatter limited.

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History
Original Manuscript: March 30, 1994
Published: August 15, 1994

Citation
J. A. Moon, R. Mahon, M. D. Duncan, and J. Reintjes, "Three-dimensional reflective image reconstruction through a scattering medium based on time-gated Raman amplification," Opt. Lett. 19, 1234-1236 (1994)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-19-16-1234


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