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  • Vol. 28, Iss. 3 — Feb. 1, 2003
  • pp: 164–166

Tracking particles in four dimensions with in-line holographic microscopy

W. Xu, M. H. Jericho, H. J. Kreuzer, and I. A. Meinertzhagen  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 28, Issue 3, pp. 164-166 (2003)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.28.000164


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Abstract

We describe a simple holographic method that has enabled us to capture as a single data set the trajectories of micrometer-sized objects suspended in water. By subtracting consecutive holograms of a particle suspension and then adding these difference holograms, we constructed a final data set that contains the time evolution of the particle trajectories free from spurious background interference effects. The method is illustrated by a recording of the motion of 5–10-μm diameter algae in water.

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OCIS Codes
(090.0090) Holography : Holography
(090.1760) Holography : Computer holography
(100.2000) Image processing : Digital image processing
(180.0180) Microscopy : Microscopy
(180.6900) Microscopy : Three-dimensional microscopy

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W. Xu, M. H. Jericho, H. J. Kreuzer, and I. A. Meinertzhagen, "Tracking particles in four dimensions with in-line holographic microscopy," Opt. Lett. 28, 164-166 (2003)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-28-3-164


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