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Holography Applied To Stereomicroscopy
Author(s): R. W. Smith; T. R. Empson
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Paper Abstract

The application of holography to microscopy is outlined with special reference to the identification of fossil ostracods using a stereomicroscope. The effect of laser speckle on the image quality is demonstrated and a speckle reduction technique based on the incoherent superposition of many differently-speckled reconstruct-ions of the same object is discussed. A holographic attachment for a standard stereomicroscope is described in which this speckle reduction technique is implemented by means of a holographic lens array, and results are shown.

Paper Details

Date Published: 29 March 1983
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 0368, Microscopy: Techniques and Capabilities, (29 March 1983); doi: 10.1117/12.934333
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R. W. Smith, Imperial College (England)
T. R. Empson, Imperial College (England)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0368:
Microscopy: Techniques and Capabilities
Lionel R. Baker, Editor(s)

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