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  • Editor: Gregory W. Faris
  • Vol. 1, Iss. 5 — May. 5, 2006

Three-dimensional optical imaging in layered media

Patrick C. Chaumet, Kamal Belkebir, and Raphaël Lencrerot  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 14, Issue 8, pp. 3415-3426 (2006)

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The present paper deals with the reconstruction of three-dimensional objects from the scattered far-field. The configuration under study is typically the one used in the Optical Diffraction Tomography (ODT), in which the sample is illuminated with various angles of incidence and the scattered field is measured for each illumination. The retrieval of the sample from the scattered field is accomplished numerically by solving the inverse scattering problem. We present herein a fast method for solving the inverse scattering problem based on the Coupled Dipole Method (CDM) and applied it for complex background configuration such as buried objects in a layered medium. Numerical experiments are reported and robustness against the presence of noise in the data is analyzed.

© 2006 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(100.6640) Image processing : Superresolution
(100.6890) Image processing : Three-dimensional image processing
(180.6900) Microscopy : Three-dimensional microscopy

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Original Manuscript: January 17, 2006
Revised Manuscript: March 30, 2006
Manuscript Accepted: April 1, 2006
Published: April 17, 2006

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Vol. 1, Iss. 5 Virtual Journal for Biomedical Optics

Patrick C. Chaumet, Kamal Belkebir, and Raphaël Lencrerot, "Three-dimensional optical imaging in layered media," Opt. Express 14, 3415-3426 (2006)

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