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Chin. Opt. Lett.
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Improvement of speckle noise suppression in digital holography by rotating linear polarization state
Wen Xiao, Jing Zhang, Lu Rong, Feng Pan, Shuo Liu, Fanjing Wang, Aga He
School of Instrumentation Science and Opto-Electronics Engineering, [Beihang University], Beijing 100191, China

Chin. Opt. Lett., 2011, 09(06): pp.060901

Keywords(OCIS Code): 090.1995  030.6140  110.6150  070.7345  

An improved polarization recording approach to reduce speckle noise in digital holography is proposed. Multiple off-axis holograms are obtained by rotating the linear polarization state of both illumination and reference wave simultaneously. By averaging the intensity fields, the speckle noise in the reconstructed images is well suppressed. Statistical evaluation of the experimental results shows the effectiveness and improvement of the proposed method.

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Get Citation: Wen Xiao, Jing Zhang, Lu Rong, Feng Pan, Shuo Liu, Fanjing Wang, Aga He, "Improvement of speckle noise suppression in digital holography by rotating linear polarization state," Chin. Opt. Lett. 09(06), 060901(2011)

Note: This work was supported by the National Natural Science Foundation of China (No. 31000387), the Fundamental Research Funds for the Central Universities, China (No. YWF-10-02-087), and the Science Foundation of Education Commission of Beijing, China (No. KZ200910005001).


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