OSA's Digital Library

Optics Letters

Optics Letters

| RAPID, SHORT PUBLICATIONS ON THE LATEST IN OPTICAL DISCOVERIES

  • Editor: Alan E. Willner
  • Vol. 36, Iss. 14 — Jul. 15, 2011
  • pp: 2671–2673

Quantitative phase restoration by direct inversion using the optical transfer function

Shan Shan Kou, Laura Waller, George Barbastathis, Pierre Marquet, Christian Depeursinge, and Colin J. R. Sheppard  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 36, Issue 14, pp. 2671-2673 (2011)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.36.002671


View Full Text Article

Enhanced HTML    Acrobat PDF (296 KB)





Browse Journals / Lookup Meetings

Browse by Journal and Year


   


Lookup Conference Papers

Close Browse Journals / Lookup Meetings

Article Tools

Share
Citations

Abstract

Quantitative phase recovery of phase objects is achieved by a direct inversion using the defocused weak object transfer function. The presented method is noniterative and is based on partially coherent principles. It also takes into account the optical properties of the system and gives the phase of the object directly. The proposed method is especially suitable for application to weak phase objects, such as live and unstained biological samples but, surprisingly, has also been shown to work with comparatively strong phase objects.

© 2011 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(110.4850) Imaging systems : Optical transfer functions
(170.3010) Medical optics and biotechnology : Image reconstruction techniques
(180.0180) Microscopy : Microscopy

ToC Category:
Microscopy

History
Original Manuscript: February 14, 2011
Revised Manuscript: June 9, 2011
Manuscript Accepted: June 14, 2011
Published: July 13, 2011

Virtual Issues
Vol. 6, Iss. 8 Virtual Journal for Biomedical Optics

Citation
Shan Shan Kou, Laura Waller, George Barbastathis, Pierre Marquet, Christian Depeursinge, and Colin J. R. Sheppard, "Quantitative phase restoration by direct inversion using the optical transfer function," Opt. Lett. 36, 2671-2673 (2011)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-36-14-2671

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Citation lists with outbound citation links are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an OSA member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Log in to access OSA Member Subscription

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Cited by links are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an OSA member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Log in to access OSA Member Subscription

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Figure files are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an OSA member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Log in to access OSA Member Subscription

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Article level metrics are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an OSA member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Log in to access OSA Member Subscription

« Previous Article  |  Next Article »

OSA is a member of CrossRef.

CrossCheck Deposited