Abstract

We present multi-spectral holographic three-dimensional image fusion using the discrete wavelet transform (DWT). The fusion results are compared with those of the Gaussian and Laplacian pyramid fusion methods. The advantage of the DWT over other methods is that it has more flexibility in controlling high frequency components as well as low frequency components, which improves the fused image quality. A wavelength tunable solid-state pumped laser is used to record up to 11 holograms with wavelengths from 567 to 613 nm. We present the fused reconstructed holographic images including multi-spectral fused images from the recorded multiple holograms. Fused multi-wavelength reconstructed holographic images provide multi-spectral information about the objects.

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Appl. Opt.

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O. Matoba, T. J. Naughton, Y. Frauel, N. Bertaux, B. Javidi, "Real-time three-dimensional object reconstruction by use of a phase-encoded digital hologram," Appl. Opt. 41, 6187-6192 (2002).

Y. Frauel, E. Tajahuerce, M. Castro, B. Javidi, "Distortion-tolerant three-dimensional object recognition with digital holography," Appl. Opt. 40, 3887-3893 (2001).

O. Matoba, T. J. Naughton, Y. Frauel, N. Bertaux, B. Javidi, "Real-time three-dimensional object reconstruction by use of a phase-encoded digital hologram," Appl. Opt. 41, 6187-6192 (2002).

J. H. Bruning, D. R. Herriott, J. E. Gallagher, D. P. Rosenfeld, A. D. White, D. J. Brangaccio, "Digital wavefront measuring interferometer for testing optical surfaces and lenses," Appl. Opt. 13, 2693-270 (1974).

Appl. Opt.

Appl. Phy. Lett.

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Applied Optic

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Journal of Optical Engineering

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Opt. Eng.

T. Nomura, A. Okazaki, M. Kameda, Y. Morimoto, B. Javidi, D. C. O'Shea, "Image reconstruction from compressed encrypted digital hologram," Opt. Eng. 44, 075801 (2005).

Opt. Lett.

Optic Express

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Proc. IEEE, Special Issue on 3D Imaging and Display,

Y. Frauel, T. Naughton, O. Matoba, E. Tahajuerce, B. Javidi, "Three dimensional imaging and display using computational holographic imaging," Proc. IEEE, Special Issue on 3D Imaging and Display, 93, 636-654 (2006).

Other

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Three Dimensional Television, Video, and Display Technologies (Springer, 2002).

R. Jones, C. Wykes, Holographic and Speckle Interferometry (Cambridge Univ. Press, 1989).

F. Sadjadi, Sel. Papers on Sensor and Data Fusion (SPIE Eng. Press, 1996).

L. Kaur, S. Gupta, R. C. Chauhan, "Image denoising using wavelet thresholding," 3rd ICVGIP Conf. on Image Processing and Segmentation AhmedabadIndia (2002).

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E. J. Stollnitz, T. D. DeRose, D. H. Salesin, Wavelets for Computer Graphics Theory and Applications (Morgan Kaufmann, 1996).

R. K. Young, Wavelet Theory and Its Applications (Kluwer Academic, 1993).

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