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Imaging through turbid media based on wave transport model approach

C. K. Aruldoss and A. Roberts  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 16, Issue 26, pp. 21389-21400 (2008)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.16.021389


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Abstract

Here a transport model is used to simulate amplitude-only imaging and intensity-based quantitative phase imaging in a turbid medium. We derive an optical transfer function for propagation through a scattering medium. We also show that, as expected, scattering leads to a degradation in the spatial resolution in both forms of imaging, while the magnitude of the phase retrieved using a solution of the transport-of-intensity equation decreases as the optical density of the scattering medium increases.

© 2008 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(100.5070) Image processing : Phase retrieval
(110.4980) Imaging systems : Partial coherence in imaging
(110.0113) Imaging systems : Imaging through turbid media

ToC Category:
Imaging Systems

History
Original Manuscript: September 4, 2008
Revised Manuscript: December 9, 2008
Manuscript Accepted: December 10, 2008
Published: December 11, 2008

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Vol. 4, Iss. 2 Virtual Journal for Biomedical Optics

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C. K. Aruldoss and A. Roberts, "Imaging through turbid media based on wave transport model approach," Opt. Express 16, 21389-21400 (2008)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/vjbo/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-16-26-21389


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