Abstract

The condition for a diffuser to produce the maximum speckle contrast reduction with the minimum number of distinct phase patterns is derived. A binary realization of this optimum diffuser is obtained by mapping the rows or columns of a Hadamard matrix to the phase patterns. The method is experimentally verified in the Grating Light Valve laser projection display.

© 2004 Optical Society of America

Full Article  |  PDF Article
Related Articles
Comparison of speckle reduction diversity tools for active millimeter-wave imaging

Irina Jaeger, Johan Stiens, Lixao Zhang, Saiful Islam, Gaetan Koers, and Roger Vounckx
J. Opt. Soc. Am. A 25(7) 1716-1721 (2008)

Laser speckle reduction due to spatial and angular diversity introduced by fast scanning micromirror

M. Nadeem Akram, Zhaomin Tong, Guangmin Ouyang, Xuyuan Chen, and Vladimir Kartashov
Appl. Opt. 49(17) 3297-3304 (2010)

Very efficient speckle contrast reduction realized by moving diffuser device

Shigeo Kubota and Joseph W. Goodman
Appl. Opt. 49(23) 4385-4391 (2010)

References

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Citation lists with outbound citation links are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an OSA member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Login to access OSA Member Subscription

Cited By

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Cited by links are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an OSA member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Login to access OSA Member Subscription

Figures (5)

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Figure files are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an OSA member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Login to access OSA Member Subscription

Equations (9)

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Equations are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an OSA member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Login to access OSA Member Subscription

Metrics

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Article level metrics are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an OSA member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Login to access OSA Member Subscription