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  • Editor: Anthony J. Campillo
  • Vol. 31, Iss. 15 — Aug. 1, 2006
  • pp: 2278–2280

Lensless optical implementation of the coincidence fractional Fourier transform

Yangjian Cai and Fei Wang  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 31, Issue 15, pp. 2278-2280 (2006)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.31.002278


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Abstract

A lensless optical system for implementing the coincidence fractional Fourier transform (FRT) is proposed. The conditions for the lensless optical system to implement the coincidence FRT with incoherent light and entangled photon pairs are discussed. The results offer a novel scheme for FRTs and thus suggest useful applications.

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OCIS Codes
(030.1640) Coherence and statistical optics : Coherence
(070.2580) Fourier optics and signal processing : Paraxial wave optics
(070.2590) Fourier optics and signal processing : ABCD transforms

ToC Category:
Fourier Optics and Optical Signal Processing

History
Original Manuscript: March 13, 2006
Revised Manuscript: April 25, 2006
Manuscript Accepted: May 23, 2006
Published: July 10, 2006

Citation
Yangjian Cai and Fei Wang, "Lensless optical implementation of the coincidence fractional Fourier transform," Opt. Lett. 31, 2278-2280 (2006)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-31-15-2278


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