Wide field amplitude and phase confocal microscope with speckle illumination

Michael Geoffrey Somekh, C. W. See, J. Goh

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This communication describes a wide field phase sensitive confocal optical microscope based on correlation between speckles. We show both experimentally and theoretically that the system operates as a wide field amplitude and phase confocal system; and demonstrate unique modes of operation such as extended focus phase measurement, which have, hitherto, only been demonstrated on scanning systems. Some potential applications of the system are discussed.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)75-80
Number of pages6
JournalOptics Communications
Issue number1-4
Publication statusPublished - 15 Jan 2000
Externally publishedYes

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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