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  • Vol. 36, Iss. 6 — Mar. 15, 2011
  • pp: 885–887

Single-exposure super-resolved interferometric microscopy by red–green–blue multiplexing

Alejandro Calabuig, Vicente Micó, Javier Garcia, Zeev Zalevsky, and Carlos Ferreira  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Letters, Vol. 36, Issue 6, pp. 885-887 (2011)

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We present single-exposure super-resolved interferometric microscopy (SESRIM) as a novel approach capable of providing one-dimensional (1-D) super-resolution (SR) imaging in holographic microscopy using a single illumination shot. The single-exposure SR working principle is achieved by combining angular and wavelength multiplexing incoming from a set of tilted beams with different wavelengths where each wavelength is tuned with the red–green–blue (RGB) channels of a color CCD. Thus, the information included in each color channel is retrieved by holographic recording using a single-color CCD capture and by analyzing the RGB channels. Finally, 1-D SR imaging is obtained after the digital postprocessing stage yielding the generation of a synthetic aperture. Experimental re sults are reported validating the proposed SESRIM approach while an extension of the proposed approach to the two-dimensional case is considered.

© 2011 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(100.2000) Image processing : Digital image processing
(100.6640) Image processing : Superresolution
(170.1650) Medical optics and biotechnology : Coherence imaging
(180.3170) Microscopy : Interference microscopy

ToC Category:
Image Processing

Original Manuscript: November 12, 2010
Revised Manuscript: January 5, 2011
Manuscript Accepted: February 16, 2011
Published: March 9, 2011

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Alejandro Calabuig, Vicente Micó, Javier Garcia, Zeev Zalevsky, and Carlos Ferreira, "Single-exposure super-resolved interferometric microscopy by red–green–blue multiplexing," Opt. Lett. 36, 885-887 (2011)

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