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  • Editor: Alan E. Willner
  • Vol. 33, Iss. 8 — Apr. 15, 2008
  • pp: 866–868

Phase recovery in temporal speckle pattern interferometry using the generalized S-transform

Alejandro Federico and Guillermo H. Kaufmann  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Letters, Vol. 33, Issue 8, pp. 866-868 (2008)

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We propose a novel approach based on the generalized S-transform to retrieve optical phase distributions in temporal speckle pattern interferometry. The performance of the proposed approach is compared with those given by well-known techniques based on the continuous wavelet, the Hilbert transforms, and a smoothed time-frequency distribution by analyzing interferometric data degraded by noise, nonmodulating pixels, and modulation loss. The advantages and limitations of the proposed phase retrieval approach are discussed.

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OCIS Codes
(120.5050) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Phase measurement
(120.6165) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Speckle interferometry, metrology

ToC Category:
Instrumentation, Measurement, and Metrology

Original Manuscript: January 4, 2008
Revised Manuscript: March 10, 2008
Manuscript Accepted: March 10, 2008
Published: April 14, 2008

Alejandro Federico and Guillermo H. Kaufmann, "Phase recovery in temporal speckle pattern interferometry using the generalized S-transform," Opt. Lett. 33, 866-868 (2008)

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