11 May 2011 Digital holography and phase retrieval: a theoretical investigation
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Iterative Phase Retrieval (PR) techniques represent an alternative means to Digital Holography (DH) for estimating the complex amplitude of an optical wavefront. To achieve a high-resolution reconstruction from a digital hologram, one must use Phase-Shifting Interferometric (PSI) techniques to remove the DC and twin image terms that are a feature of holographic recordings. Unfortunately this approach is not suitable for imaging dynamic events, since a minimum of 3 sequential captures, are typically required and the scene cannot change during this recording process. PR algorithms may provide a solution to this dynamic imaging problem, however these algorithms provide solutions that are not unique and hence cannot ensure an accurate solution to the problem.
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Damien P. Kelly, Thomas Meinecke, Nail Sabitov, Stefan Sinzinger, John T Sheridan, "Digital holography and phase retrieval: a theoretical investigation", Proc. SPIE 8074, Holography: Advances and Modern Trends II, 80740C (11 May 2011); doi: 10.1117/12.892010; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.892010
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