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  • Editor: Gregory W. Faris
  • Vol. 2, Iss. 9 — Sep. 26, 2007

Focusing coherent light through opaque strongly scattering media

I. M. Vellekoop and A. P. Mosk  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 32, Issue 16, pp. 2309-2311 (2007)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.32.002309


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Abstract

We report focusing of coherent light through opaque scattering materials by control of the incident wavefront. The multiply scattered light forms a focus with a brightness that is up to a factor of 1000 higher than the brightness of the normal diffuse transmission.

© 2007 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(030.6600) Coherence and statistical optics : Statistical optics
(290.1990) Scattering : Diffusion
(290.4210) Scattering : Multiple scattering

ToC Category:
Scattering

History
Original Manuscript: March 6, 2007
Revised Manuscript: June 14, 2007
Manuscript Accepted: June 21, 2007
Published: August 2, 2007

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Vol. 2, Iss. 9 Virtual Journal for Biomedical Optics

Citation
I. M. Vellekoop and A. P. Mosk, "Focusing coherent light through opaque strongly scattering media," Opt. Lett. 32, 2309-2311 (2007)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/vjbo/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-32-16-2309


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