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Coherent Optical Processing In Holographic Microscopy
Author(s): Mary E. Cox
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Paper Abstract

Optical processing was first used as an integral part of a holographic microscope by McFee. (Ref. 1) Studying crystal growth from the melt, he inserted a field lens in the recording and reconstruction system. Upon reconstruction he could insert a spot diaphragm at the focal point of the lens to accomplish dark field illumination. He could also insert a phase plate at the same location to accomplish phase contrast. These techniques primarily enhance edge contrast in the reconstructed image.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 March 1974
PDF: 3 pages
Proc. SPIE 0052, Coherent Optical Processing, (1 March 1974); doi: 10.1117/12.954185
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Mary E. Cox, Univ. of Michigan (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0052:
Coherent Optical Processing
H. John Caulfield, Editor(s)

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