Abstract

Direct three-dimensional image transmission through one single-mode or multimode fiber is demonstrated. Image transmission is carried out with a grating interferometer under monochromatic, spatially incoherent illumination.

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S. Fukushima, T. Kurokawa, IEEE J. Quantum Electron. 29, 613 (1993).
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1992 (1)

1990 (1)

L. I. Akopov, G. G. Voevodkin, E. M. Dianov, A. A. Kuznetsov, S. M. Nefedov, Sov. J. Opt. Technol. 56, 474 (1990).

1989 (1)

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1983 (1)

1982 (1)

1979 (1)

U. Levy, A. A. Friesem, Opt. Commun. 30, 163 (1979).
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1976 (1)

1966 (1)

Akopov, L. I.

L. I. Akopov, G. G. Voevodkin, E. M. Dianov, A. A. Kuznetsov, S. M. Nefedov, Sov. J. Opt. Technol. 56, 474 (1990).

Angell, D.

Chen, C.

C. Chen, Ph. D. dissertation (University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Mich., 1992) (available from University Microfilms, Ann Arbor, Mich.).

Cunha, A.

Dianov, E. M.

L. I. Akopov, G. G. Voevodkin, E. M. Dianov, A. A. Kuznetsov, S. M. Nefedov, Sov. J. Opt. Technol. 56, 474 (1990).

Dunning, G. J.

Friesem, A. A.

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[CrossRef]

Fukushima, S.

S. Fukushima, T. Kurokawa, IEEE J. Quantum Electron. 29, 613 (1993).
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Gover, A.

Kuei, C. P.

Kurokawa, T.

S. Fukushima, T. Kurokawa, IEEE J. Quantum Electron. 29, 613 (1993).
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Kuznetsov, A. A.

L. I. Akopov, G. G. Voevodkin, E. M. Dianov, A. A. Kuznetsov, S. M. Nefedov, Sov. J. Opt. Technol. 56, 474 (1990).

Lee, C. P.

Leith, E.

Leith, E. N.

Levy, U.

U. Levy, A. A. Friesem, Opt. Commun. 30, 163 (1979).
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Lind, R. C.

Lukosz, W.

Nefedov, S. M.

L. I. Akopov, G. G. Voevodkin, E. M. Dianov, A. A. Kuznetsov, S. M. Nefedov, Sov. J. Opt. Technol. 56, 474 (1990).

Sun, P. C.

Tai, A. M.

Voevodkin, G. G.

L. I. Akopov, G. G. Voevodkin, E. M. Dianov, A. A. Kuznetsov, S. M. Nefedov, Sov. J. Opt. Technol. 56, 474 (1990).

Yariv, A.

Appl. Opt. (2)

IEEE J. Quantum Electron (1)

S. Fukushima, T. Kurokawa, IEEE J. Quantum Electron. 29, 613 (1993).
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J. Opt. Soc. Am. (2)

J. Opt. Soc. Am. A (1)

J. Opt. Soc. Am. B (1)

Opt. Commun. (1)

U. Levy, A. A. Friesem, Opt. Commun. 30, 163 (1979).
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Opt. Lett. (1)

Sov. J. Opt. Technol. (1)

L. I. Akopov, G. G. Voevodkin, E. M. Dianov, A. A. Kuznetsov, S. M. Nefedov, Sov. J. Opt. Technol. 56, 474 (1990).

Other (1)

C. Chen, Ph. D. dissertation (University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Mich., 1992) (available from University Microfilms, Ann Arbor, Mich.).

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Figures (5)

Fig. 1
Fig. 1

System for transmitting 3-D images through single-mode fiber. P’s, planes; L’s, lenses.

Fig. 2
Fig. 2

Grating interferometer setup for transmitting 3-D images through single-mode fiber; h1 and h2 are the PSF’s of the 4-f imaging systems inserted onto the top (object) branch and the lower (reference) branch, respectively.

Fig. 3
Fig. 3

Experimental results for pseudo 3-D imaging through one multimode (12-μm) fiber. (a) Object, three 0.2-mm wires with outside wires separated from the inner wire by 5 cm; (b) image with outer wires in focus; (c) image when focused between two object planes; (d) image with inner wire in focus.

Fig. 4
Fig. 4

Experimental results for full 3-D image transmission through one multimode (12-μm) fiber. Image when focused (a) onto plane containing horizontal wire, (b) in front of plane containing horizontal wire, (c) behind plane containing vertical wire.

Fig. 5
Fig. 5

Experimental results for full 3-D image transmission through one single-mode (5-μm) fiber. Image when focused onto (a) vertical wire and (b) horizontal wire.

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