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  • Editor: Xi-Cheng Zhang
  • Vol. 39, Iss. 12 — Jun. 15, 2014
  • pp: 3615–3618

Phase retrieval using spatially modulated illumination

Peng Gao, Giancarlo Pedrini, Chao Zuo, and Wolfgang Osten  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Letters, Vol. 39, Issue 12, pp. 3615-3618 (2014)

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In this Letter, we propose a method for retrieving the phase of a wavefront from the diffraction patterns recorded when the object is sequentially illuminated by spatially modulated light. For wavefronts having a smooth phase, the retrieval is achieved by using a deterministic method. When the phase has discontinuities, an iterative process is used for the retrieval and enhancement of the spatial resolution. Both the deterministic and iterative phase reconstructions are demonstrated by experiments.

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OCIS Codes
(110.1650) Imaging systems : Coherence imaging
(180.0180) Microscopy : Microscopy

ToC Category:
Medical Optics and Biotechnology

Original Manuscript: March 31, 2014
Revised Manuscript: May 14, 2014
Manuscript Accepted: May 15, 2014
Published: June 11, 2014

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Peng Gao, Giancarlo Pedrini, Chao Zuo, and Wolfgang Osten, "Phase retrieval using spatially modulated illumination," Opt. Lett. 39, 3615-3618 (2014)

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