We demonstrate quantitative nonlinear recovery of images that have been hidden by the addition of partially coherent light. The method assumes a simple model for spatial nonlinearity that allows direct Laplacian inversion based on intensity transport.
© 2013 Optical Society of America
Original Manuscript: May 21, 2012
Revised Manuscript: August 10, 2012
Manuscript Accepted: September 16, 2012
Published: January 4, 2013
Laura Waller, Dmitry V. Dylov, and Jason W. Fleischer, "Quantitative amplification of weak images by nonlinear propagation," Opt. Lett. 38, 82-84 (2013)