27 August 2009 Quantum ghost imaging experiments
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Since the first experiment achieving quantum ghost imaging of an opaque object, performed by the authors at the Army Research Laboratory, ghost imaging research has increased. That physics experiment resulting in the image of toy soldier created a new imaging paradigm. Prior to that all images of opaque objects were made by receiving patterns of the object from reflection and scattering of the light into a camera. In the ghost imaging experiment light patterns only came from the light source and the image was made from coincidences of those and photon counts of reflected and scattered photons received from the object. Since that original ghost imaging experiment, approximately thirteen years after ghost imaging of transmissive objects was introduced, ghost imaging is providing a new and proweful quantum tool for future improved imaging missions in the environment.
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Ronald E. Meyers, Ronald E. Meyers, Keith S. Deacon, Keith S. Deacon, } "Quantum ghost imaging experiments", Proc. SPIE 7465, Quantum Communications and Quantum Imaging VII, 746508 (27 August 2009); doi: 10.1117/12.830864; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.830864
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