Sergey Kalenkov, University of mechanical engineering, Russia
Georgy Kalenkov, Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology (State University), Russia
Alexander Shtanko, Moscow State University of Technology Stankin, Russia
An overview of the hyperspectral holography - a novel imaging technique - is given for the case of free space diffraction and image plane holography, which is based on a modified scheme of asymmetrical Fourier spectrometer. It enables to register a digital hologram of the object in incoherent light for each spectral component, i.e. a hyperspectral hologram of the object. This method benefits both FT-spectroscopy advantages: Jacquinot advantage and Fellgett's multiplex factor, which gives an unprecedented SNR and also enables to register hyperspectral holograms in spectral ranges where coherent light sources are inaccessible ( THz, deep-UV, X-ray ). Here we discuss applications of the proposed method to the problems of digital holographic microscopy: speckle noise reduction, label free imaging of biosamples, color rendition and optical phase profiling. New experimental results, verifying proposed principles, are provided.
Prof. Sergey Gennadievich Kalenkov
UNIVERSITY OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERING, Head of research and development centre "Opto-electronics", Prof.
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