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Phase-encoded amplitude-modulated joint transform correlation
Author(s): Chun Li; Yuying An; Xiaodong Zeng
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Paper Abstract

A novel phase-encoded amplitude-modulatedjoint transform correlator (PAJTC) technique is presented, which yields superior output correlation signals and better noise robustness than a classical JTC. In the proposed PAJTC technique, firstly, the input targets are encoded with an application of a phase mask, and then the joint power spectrum (JPS) is multiplied by an amplitude-modulated filter (AMF) of the reference object before the inverse Fourier transforming. An enhanced amplitude-modulated filter, in which the modulation factor varies according to the noise presented in the input scenes, is used in the PAJTC technique. The PAJTC technique eliminates extraneous signals especially for the JTC with multiple input targets. An optoelectronic implementation schematic diagram for the PAJTC technique and computer simulations of the performances of the classical JTC and the PAJTC for comparison are presented.

Paper Details

Date Published: 16 September 2002
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 4929, Optical Information Processing Technology, (16 September 2002); doi: 10.1117/12.483224
Show Author Affiliations
Chun Li, Xidian Univ. (China)
Yuying An, Xidian Univ. (China)
Xiaodong Zeng, Xidian Univ. (China)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4929:
Optical Information Processing Technology
Guoguang Mu; Francis T. S. Yu; Suganda Jutamulia, Editor(s)

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