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  • Editors: Andrew Dunn and Anthony Durkin
  • Vol. 7, Iss. 3 — Feb. 29, 2012

Dual-wavelength slightly off-axis digital holographic microscopy

Junwei Min, Baoli Yao, Peng Gao, Rongli Guo, Baiheng Ma, Juanjuan Zheng, Ming Lei, Shaohui Yan, Dan Dan, Tao Duan, Yanlong Yang, and Tong Ye  »View Author Affiliations


Applied Optics, Vol. 51, Issue 2, pp. 191-196 (2012)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.51.000191


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Abstract

We propose dual-wavelength digital holographic microscopy with a slightly off-axis configuration. The axial measurement range without phase ambiguity is extended to the micrometer range by synthesizing a beat wavelength between the two wavelengths with separation of 157 nm. Real-time measurement of the specimen is made possible by virtue of the high wavelength selectivity of the Bayer mosaic filtered color CCD camera. The principle of the method is exposed, and the practicability of the proposed configuration is demonstrated by the experimental results on a vortex phase plate and a rectangular phase step.

© 2012 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(120.2880) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Holographic interferometry
(180.3170) Microscopy : Interference microscopy
(090.1705) Holography : Color holography
(090.5694) Holography : Real-time holography

ToC Category:
Microscopy

History
Original Manuscript: July 11, 2011
Revised Manuscript: September 21, 2011
Manuscript Accepted: September 22, 2011
Published: January 10, 2012

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Vol. 7, Iss. 3 Virtual Journal for Biomedical Optics

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Junwei Min, Baoli Yao, Peng Gao, Rongli Guo, Baiheng Ma, Juanjuan Zheng, Ming Lei, Shaohui Yan, Dan Dan, Tao Duan, Yanlong Yang, and Tong Ye, "Dual-wavelength slightly off-axis digital holographic microscopy," Appl. Opt. 51, 191-196 (2012)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/vjbo/abstract.cfm?URI=ao-51-2-191


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