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  • Editor: Alan E. Willner
  • Vol. 35, Iss. 8 — Apr. 15, 2010
  • pp: 1233–1235

3D shape measurement of macroscopic objects in digital off-axis holography using structured illumination

Marcus Grosse, Johannes Buehl, Holger Babovsky, Armin Kiessling, and Richard Kowarschik  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Letters, Vol. 35, Issue 8, pp. 1233-1235 (2010)

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We propose what we believe to be a novel approach to measure the 3D shape of arbitrary diffuse-reflecting macroscopic objects in holographic setups. Using a standard holographic setup, a second CCD and a liquid-crystal-on-silicon spatial light modulator to modulate the object wave, the method yields a dense 3D point cloud of an object or a scene. The calibration process is presented, and first quantitative results of a shape measurement are shown and discussed. Furthermore, a shape measurement of a complex object is displayed to demonstrate its universal use.

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OCIS Codes
(150.6910) Machine vision : Three-dimensional sensing
(090.1995) Holography : Digital holography
(280.4788) Remote sensing and sensors : Optical sensing and sensors

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Original Manuscript: January 15, 2010
Revised Manuscript: February 24, 2010
Manuscript Accepted: February 26, 2010
Published: April 15, 2010

Marcus Grosse, Johannes Buehl, Holger Babovsky, Armin Kiessling, and Richard Kowarschik, "3D shape measurement of macroscopic objects in digital off-axis holography using structured illumination," Opt. Lett. 35, 1233-1235 (2010)

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