Incoherent holographic imaging through thin turbulent media

Natan T. Shaked, Yitzhak Yitzhaky, Joseph Rosen

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We introduce and experimentally demonstrate a new method of computing Fresnel holograms of a real-existing, three-dimensional (3-D) scene hidden behind a thin turbulent medium, and illuminated by incoherent white light. From each perspective point of view, we acquire multiple noisy speckled images through the medium vibrated mechanically. These images are fused together to yield a smoothed perspective projection of the hidden 3-D scene. All smoothed projections are processed to yield a Fresnel hologram of the hidden scene. The 3-D image reconstructed from the hologram is further improved by digital blind deconvolution of each of the 3-D image slices with its own estimated impulse response.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1546-1550
Number of pages5
JournalOptics Communications
Issue number8
StatePublished - 15 Apr 2009


  • Computer holography
  • Image restoration
  • Medical and biological imaging
  • Three-dimensional image processing

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics
  • Physical and Theoretical Chemistry
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering


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