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  • Editor: Alan E. Willner
  • Vol. 34, Iss. 10 — May. 15, 2009
  • pp: 1492–1494

Phase-shifting Gabor holography

Vicente Micó, Javier García, Zeev Zalevsky, and Bahram Javidi  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Letters, Vol. 34, Issue 10, pp. 1492-1494 (2009)

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We present a modified Gabor-like setup able to recover the complex amplitude distribution of the object wavefront from a set of inline recorded holograms. The proposed configuration is characterized by the insertion of a condenser lens and a spatial light modulator (SLM) into the classical Gabor configuration. The phase shift is introduced by the SLM that modulates the central spot (dc term) in an intermediate plane, without an additional reference beam. Experimental results validate the proposed method and produce superior results to the Gabor method.

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OCIS Codes
(050.5080) Diffraction and gratings : Phase shift
(100.2000) Image processing : Digital image processing
(090.1995) Holography : Digital holography
(070.7345) Fourier optics and signal processing : Wave propagation
(070.6120) Fourier optics and signal processing : Spatial light modulators

ToC Category:
Fourier Optics and Signal Processing

Original Manuscript: February 11, 2009
Revised Manuscript: April 6, 2009
Manuscript Accepted: April 10, 2009
Published: May 4, 2009

Vicente Micó, Javier García, Zeev Zalevsky, and Bahram Javidi, "Phase-shifting Gabor holography," Opt. Lett. 34, 1492-1494 (2009)

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