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Chin. Opt. Lett.
 Home  List of Issues    Issue 04 , Vol. 16 , 2018    10.3788/COL201816.041102

Round-trip imaging through scattering media based on optical transmission matrix
Bin Zhuang1;2, Chengfang Xu1;2;3, Yi Geng1;2, Guangzhi Zhao1;2, Hui Chen1;2, Zhengquan He1, Zhaoxin Wu3, and Liyong Ren1
1 Research Department of Information Photonics, [Xi’an Institute of Optics and Precision Mechanics, Chinese Academy of Sciences], Xi’an 71 01 1 9, China
2 [University of Chinese Academy of Sciences], Beijing 100049, China
3 Department of Electronics Science and Technology, School of Electronic &
Information Engineering, [Xi’an Jiaotong University], Xi’an 710049, China

Chin. Opt. Lett., 2018, 16(04): pp.041102

Topic:Imaging systems
Keywords(OCIS Code): 110.0113  110.1650  110.1758  110.6150  

Traditional one-way imaging methods become invalid when a target object is completely hidden behind scattering media. In this case, it has been much more challenging, since the light wave is distorted twice. To solve this problem, we propose an imaging method, so-called round-trip imaging, based on the optical transmission matrix of the scattering medium. We show that the object can be recovered directly from the distorted output wave, where no scanning is required during the imaging process. We predict that this method might improve the imaging speed and have potential application for real-time imaging.

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Posted online:2018/3/23

Get Citation: Bin Zhuang, Chengfang Xu, Yi Geng, Guangzhi Zhao, Hui Chen, Zhengquan He, Zhaoxin Wu, and Liyong Ren, "Round-trip imaging through scattering media based on optical transmission matrix," Chin. Opt. Lett. 16(04), 041102(2018)

Note: This work was supported by the National Natural Science Foundation of China (Nos. 61535015, 61275149, and 61275086) and the Special Scientific Research Plan from Education Department of Shaanxi Provincial Government (No. 16JK1083).


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