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Single fringe pattern demodulation using local adaptable quadrature filters
Author(s): J. C. Estrada; M. Servin
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Paper Abstract

We propose a new approach to demodulate a single fringe pattern with closed fringes by using Local Adaptable Quadrature Filters (LAQF). Quadrature filters have been widely used to demodulate complete image interferograms with carrier frequency, however these have never being used to demodulate complete image interferogramas with out carrirer (with closed fringes). The idea, in this paper, is to demodulate the fringe pattern sequentially, using a fringe following scanning strategy. In particular we use linear robust quadrature filters to obtain a fast and robust demodulation method for single fringe pattern images with closed fringes. The proposed LAQF method does not require a previous fringe pattern normalization. Some tests with experimental interferograms are shown to see the performance of the method along with comparisons to its closest competitor, which is the Regularized Phase Tracker (RPT), and we will see that this method is tolerant to higher levels of noise.

Paper Details

Date Published: 18 June 2007
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 6617, Modeling Aspects in Optical Metrology, 66170R (18 June 2007); doi: 10.1117/12.726227
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J. C. Estrada, Ctr. de Investigaciones en Óptica, A.P. (Mexico)
M. Servin, Ctr. de Investigaciones en Óptica, A.P. (Mexico)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 6617:
Modeling Aspects in Optical Metrology
Harald Bosse; Bernd Bodermann; Richard M. Silver, Editor(s)

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