1 September 1997 Phase-shifting speckle interferometry: a noise reduction filter for phase unwrapping
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We present a noise reduction filter for the phase unwrapping of data from phase-shifting speckle pattern interferometry. This filter is effective in reducing the noise in wrapped phase maps without affecting the edges of the phase jumps, so that a simple and fast unwrapping algorithm can be used. We also discuss a data analysis strategy, including a routine for the recovery of unwrapping errors. The filter performance has been evaluated on real data from a fiber optic phase-shifting speckle interferometer, which we built for the analysis of out-of-plane deformations. The phase shifting is introduced by current modulation of the diode laser source. Some results relative to the analysis of very noisy phase measurements are presented.
Annalisa Capanni, Annalisa Capanni, Luca Pezzati, Luca Pezzati, Duilio Bertani, Duilio Bertani, Maurizio Cetica, Maurizio Cetica, Franco Francini, Franco Francini, } "Phase-shifting speckle interferometry: a noise reduction filter for phase unwrapping," Optical Engineering 36(9), (1 September 1997). https://doi.org/10.1117/1.601488 . Submission:
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