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Phase shifting speckle interferometry for dynamic phenomena

Luigi Bruno and Andrea Poggialini  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 16, Issue 7, pp. 4665-4670 (2008)

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The paper presents an algorithm able to retrieve the phase in speckle interferometry by a single intensity pattern acquired in a deformed state, provided that the integrated speckle field is resolved in the reference condition in terms of mean intensity, modulation amplitude and phase. The proposed approach, called throughout the paper “one-step”, can be applied for studying phenomena whose rapid evolution does not allow the application of a standard phase-shifting procedure, which, on the other hand, must be applied at the beginning of the experiment. The approach was proved by an experimental test reported at the end of the paper.

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OCIS Codes
(100.5070) Image processing : Phase retrieval
(120.5050) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Phase measurement
(120.6160) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Speckle interferometry
(350.4600) Other areas of optics : Optical engineering

ToC Category:
Instrumentation, Measurement, and Metrology

Original Manuscript: February 13, 2008
Revised Manuscript: March 17, 2008
Manuscript Accepted: March 18, 2008
Published: March 20, 2008

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Vol. 3, Iss. 4 Virtual Journal for Biomedical Optics

Luigi Bruno and Andrea Poggialini, "Phase shifting speckle interferometry for dynamic phenomena," Opt. Express 16, 4665-4670 (2008)

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