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Virtual Journal for Biomedical Optics

| EXPLORING THE INTERFACE OF LIGHT AND BIOMEDICINE

  • Editors: Andrew Dunn and Anthony Durkin
  • Vol. 8, Iss. 8 — Sep. 4, 2013

Underwater Imaging Gets Clearer

Lynn Savage

Optics and Photonics News, Vol. 24, Issue 7, pp. 30-37 (2013)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OPN.24.7.000030


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Abstract

Underwater imaging in natural bodies of water is notoriously difficult due to the large range of particulates that can impede light propagation. However, recent developments in optical technology that build on polarization-based encryption and lidar are leading to incremental advances.

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OCIS Codes
(010.0010) Atmospheric and oceanic optics : Atmospheric and oceanic optics
(010.3640) Atmospheric and oceanic optics : Lidar
(010.4450) Atmospheric and oceanic optics : Oceanic optics
(010.7340) Atmospheric and oceanic optics : Water
(070.0070) Fourier optics and signal processing : Fourier optics and signal processing
(100.0100) Image processing : Image processing
(100.2650) Image processing : Fringe analysis
(110.0110) Imaging systems : Imaging systems
(260.5430) Physical optics : Polarization
(290.4210) Scattering : Multiple scattering
(010.4455) Atmospheric and oceanic optics : Oceanic propagation
(010.4458) Atmospheric and oceanic optics : Oceanic scattering
(010.7295) Atmospheric and oceanic optics : Visibility and imaging
(010.1350) Atmospheric and oceanic optics : Backscattering

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Lynn Savage, "Underwater Imaging Gets Clearer," Optics & Photonics News 24(7), 30-37 (2013)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/vjbo/abstract.cfm?URI=opn-24-7-30

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