Spatial light modulator based color polarization imaging

Tsung Han Tsai, Xin Yuan, David J. Brady

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Abstract

We describe a compressive snapshot color polarization imager that encodes spatial, spectral, and polarization information using a liquid crystal modulator. We experimentally show that polarization imaging is compressible by multiplexing polarization states and present the reconstruction results. This compressive camera captures the spatial distribution of four polarizations and three color channels. It achieves <0.027° spatial resolution, 103 average extinction ratio, and >30 PSNR.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)11912-11926
Number of pages15
JournalOptics Express
Volume23
Issue number9
DOIs
StatePublished - May 4 2015
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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