Joseph Rosen

Joseph Rosen
Ben-Gurion University of the Negev | bgu · Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

DSc (Technion - Israel Institute of Technology) Fellow: OPTICA (formerly OSA) , SPIE
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Introduction
Joseph Rosen is Benjamin Swig Professor of Optoelectronics with the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Beer-Sheva, Israel. He is a Fellow of OPTICA (formerly OSA) and of the International Society for Optical Engineering (SPIE). His research interests include digital holography, optical microscopy, diffractive optics, statistical optics, biomedical optics, optical computing, and image processing. https://orcid.org/0000-0002-9739-2180
Additional affiliations
July 2022 - present
Stellenbosch Institute for Advanced Study
Position
  • Research Fellow
October 2018 - September 2019
Alfried Krupp Wissenschaftskolleg
Position
  • Fellow
Description
  • https://www.wiko-greifswald.de/
July 2015 - September 2015
The University of Electro-Communications
Position
  • Visiting Professor
Education
October 1988 - June 1992
Technion - Israel Institute of Technology
Field of study
  • Electrical engineering
October 1985 - December 1987
Technion - Israel Institute of Technology
Field of study
  • Electrical engineering
March 1980 - May 1984
Technion - Israel Institute of Technology
Field of study
  • Electrical engineering

Publications

Publications (328)
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Digital holography with diffractive phase apertures is a hologram recording technique in which at least one of the interfering waves is modulated by a phase mask. In this review, we survey several main milestones on digital holography with dynamic diffractive phase apertures. We start the article with Fresnel incoherent correlation holography (FINC...
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The optical incoherent synthetic aperture (SA) has wide applications in astronomy and biomedical optics. Super-resolution imaging can be achieved through SAs with an effective size several times larger than the size of the physical apertures. In this Letter, we propose a new, to the best of our knowledge, method to realize optical incoherent SA ima...
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Coded aperture correlation holography (COACH) combines incoherent digital holography with coded aperture imaging. COACH is also a method to record incoherent digital holograms of three-dimensional object scenes. Still, COACH can be used for several other incoherent and coherent optical applications. In this chapter, we survey the prime landmarks on...
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Coded aperture imaging (CAI) is a technique to image three-dimensional scenes with special controlled abilities. In this review, we survey several recently proposed techniques to control the parameters of CAI by engineering the aperture of the system. The prime architectures of these indirect methods of imaging are reviewed. For each design, we men...
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Interferenceless coded aperture correlation holography (I-COACH) is an incoherent digital holographic technique with lateral and axial resolution similar to a regular lens-based imaging system. The properties of I-COACH are dictated by the shape of the system's point response termed point spread hologram (PSH). As previously shown, chaotic PSHs whi...
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Optical sectioning and tomography have been considered sought-after characteristics in optical microscopy, providing in-depth clear images of thick objects slice-by-slice. However, the long scanning process of such systems has hindered their use in important scenarios such as following the brain neural activity or cell growth rate, which require le...
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Interferenceless coded aperture correlation holography (I-COACH) techniques have been revolutionizing the field of incoherent imaging, offering multidimensional imaging capabilities with a high temporal resolution in a simple optical configuration and at a low cost. The I-COACH method uses optical modulators (OMs) between the object and the image s...
Conference Paper
New techniques of 3D image acquisition using coded aperture correlation holography (COACH) with unique imaging properties are presented. Among other things, COACH is applied for incoherent 3D imaging with an extended depth of field.
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Indirect-imaging methods involve at least two steps, namely optical recording and computational reconstruction. The optical-recording process uses an optical modulator that transforms the light from the object into a typical intensity distribution. This distribution is numerically processed to reconstruct the object’s image corresponding to differe...
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Indirect imaging methods involve at least two steps, namely optical recording, and computational reconstruction. The optical recording process uses an optical modulator that transforms the light from the object into a typical intensity distribution. This distribution is numerically processed to reconstruct the object's image corresponding to differ...
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Transport of intensity equation (TIE) is a promising technique for quantitative phase imaging (QPI). Usually, in TIE, two axially defocused intensity distributions are used to recover the phase, which requires the mechanical shift of either the image sensor or tested sample along the optical axis. This paper presents a new method for QPI based on s...
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In recent years, there has been a significant transformation in the field of incoherent imaging with new possibilities of compressing three-dimensional (3D) information into a two-dimensional intensity distribution without two-beam interference (TBI). Most incoherent 3D imagers without TBI are based on scattering by a random phase mask exhibiting s...
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In recent years, rapid developments in imaging concepts and computational methods have given rise to a new generation of imaging technologies based on chaos. These chaos-inspired imaging technologies (CI2-Tech) consist of two directions: non-invasive and invasive. Non-invasive imaging, a much older research direction with a goal of imaging through...
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Computational imaging techniques are indirect ones consisting of two steps: optical recording and computational reconstruction. In this study, deterministic optical fields such as Bessel, Airy, Gaussian and Laguerre-Gaussian were studied in this indirect imaging framework.
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Fresnel incoherent correlation holography (FINCH) is a self-interference incoherent digital holography technique. It possesses a higher lateral resolution than an equivalent incoherent imaging system. However, FINCH has lower axial resolution than the direct imaging systems with the same numerical aperture. A decade after the FINCH invention, a dif...
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Quantitative Phase Imaging (QPI) provides unique means for the imaging of biological or technical microstructures, merging beneficial features identified with microscopy, interferometry, holography, and numerical computations. This roadmap article reviews several digital holography-based QPI approaches developed by prominent research groups. It als...
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For the last century, optical incoherent synthetic aperture (SA) imaging has always been performed with at least two channels at a time. Herein, we report on an incoherent SA technique having only a single channel at a time.
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Coded aperture imaging (CAI) methods offer multidimensional and multispectral imaging capabilities with minimal resources than needed in a lens-based direct imager. In a CAI method, the light diffracted from an object is modulated by a coded mask, and the resulting intensity distribution is recorded. Most of the CAI techniques involve two steps: re...
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This Roadmap article on digital holography provides an overview of a vast array of research activities in the field of digital holography. The paper consists of a series of 25 sections from the prominent experts in digital holography presenting various aspects of the field on sensing, 3D imaging and displays, virtual and augmented reality, microsco...
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Interferenceless coded aperture correlation holography (I-COACH) is an incoherent digital holographic technique with lateral and axial resolution similar to a regular lens-based imaging system. The properties of I-COACH are dictated by the shape of the system’s point response termed point spread hologram (PSH). As previously shown, chaotic PSHs whi...
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Fresnel incoherent correlation holography (FINCH) was a milestone in incoherent holography. In this roadmap, two pathways, namely the development of FINCH and applications of FINCH explored by many prominent research groups, are discussed. The current state-of-the-art FINCH technology, challenges, and future perspectives of FINCH technology as reco...
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Shack-Hartmann wavefront sensors (SHWS) are generally used to measure the wavefront shape of light beams. Measurement accuracy and the sensitivity of these sensors are important factors for better wavefront sensing. In this paper, we demonstrate a new type of SHWS with better measurement accuracy than the regular SHWS. The lenslet array in the regu...
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A new quantitative phase imaging approach is proposed based on self-reference holography. Three on-axis interferograms with different values of the phase filter are superposed. The superposition yields a more accurate phase map of the wavefront emerging from the object, compared with standard off-axis interferometry. Reduced temporal noise levels i...
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New techniques and systems of coded aperture correlation holography (COACH) with unique imaging properties are presented. Among other things, COACH is applied for incoherent synthetic aperture imaging and quantitative phase imaging.
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A new Shack-Hartmann wavefront sensor (SHWS) based on the principle of coded aperture correlation holography is used to achieve higher precision. Coded phase masks are employed to create sparse dot patterns in the sensor plane.
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Image enhancement techniques (such as edge and contrast enhancement) are essential for many imaging applications. In incoherent holography techniques such as Fresnel incoherent correlation holography (FINCH), the light from an object is split into two, each of which is modulated differently from one another by two different quadratic phase function...
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Shack-Hartmann wavefront sensors (SHWS) are generally used to measure the wavefront curvature of light beams. Measurement accuracy and the sensitivity of these sensors are important factors for better wavefront sensing. In this study, we demonstrate a new type of SHWS with better measurement accuracy than the regular SHWS. The lenslet array in the...
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Quantitative phase imaging using a new type of phase-shift holographic approach is demonstrated by capturing only two different phase-contrast images. Phase measurements with enhanced accuracy and optimal imaging characteristics for binary and biologic phase objects are provided.
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Imaging with an optical incoherent synthetic aperture (SA) means that the incoherent light from observed objects is processed over time from various points of view to obtain a resolution equivalent to single-shot imaging by the SA larger than the actual physical aperture. The operation of such systems has always been based on two-wave interference...
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The invention relates to a partial-aperture imaging system, which comprises: (a)one or more partial-aperture units, each comprising: (a. 1) one or more partial apertures that are disposed over a periphery of a circular area representing a M l aperture having a diameter D, each said partial apertures being directed towards a scenery, while the total...
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Imaging with partial apertures is suitable for applications where compact, light-weight, and cost-effective optical systems are desired. The feasibility of a partial aperture imaging system (PAIS) with a single annular coded-phase aperture was first studied for future space and ground-based telescopic systems. The concept of PAIS is based on the in...
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A quantitative phase microscope with improved accuracy and extended field-of-view (FOV) is demonstrated based on coded aperture correlation holography. By using a certain type of coded phase masks, we increased the phase measurement certainty up to a factor of 5 compared to a conventional, open-aperture interferometric approach. Moreover, a threefo...
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Spatial-filtering-based quantitative phase imaging of transparent objects is demonstrated. By combining a standard phase contrast microscopy technique with an optical-system-mimicking Gerchberg-Saxton phase retrieval algorithm, we successfully transformed a qualitative phase map into an accurate quantitative phase distribution of the examined objec...
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The concept of optical incoherent synthetic aperture is widely used in astronomical interferometric telescopes. In this Letter, we propose a new method to realize optical incoherent synthetic aperture imaging. The method is based on a superposition of optical transfer functions of incoherent imaging systems. Only two small subapertures, out of a mu...
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Extending the depth-of-field (DOF) of an optical imaging system without effecting the other imaging properties has been an important topic of research for a long time. In this work, we propose a new general technique of engineering the DOF of an imaging system beyond just a simple extension of the DOF. Engineering the DOF means in this study that t...
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Partial aperture imaging system (PAIS) is a recently developed concept in which the traditional disc-shaped aperture is replaced by an aperture with a much smaller area and yet its imaging capabilities are comparable to the full aperture systems. Recently PAIS was demonstrated as an indirect incoherent digital three-dimensional imaging technique. L...
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In the last five decades, iterative phase retrieval methods have drawn a lot of interest across the research community as a non-interferometric approach to recover quantitative phase distributions from one (or more) intensity measurement. However, in cases where a unique solution does exist, these methods often require oversampling and high computa...
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In this article we present results of imaging through an annular aperture, which can resolve small details of the observed scene similarly to the full disk aperture with the same diameter. However, unlike the full aperture, the annular aperture enables using the inner area of the ring for other applications. We consider the implementation of this s...
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We present a method to improve the signal-to-noise ratio of a synthetic aperture imaging system with two physical apertures that scan synchronously along the periphery of a larger synthetic aperture, using the sparse-response holograms.
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Three-dimensional (3D) imaging of coherently illuminated scenes without two-beam interference is demonstrated. The coded aperture imaging system records digital holograms of 3D scenes without interference with a reference wave and by only two camera shots.
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Quantitative phase imaging by coded aperture correlation holography is demonstrated using a modified Mach-Zehnder configuration. Coded apertures are used to increase the signal-to-noise ratio and the field of view of reconstructed phase and amplitude images.
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Sparse point responses with sculptured axial curves are implemented in the interferenceless coded aperture correlation holography (I-COACH) system to extend, and even to engineer, the depth of field of imaging systems in various ways.
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Recently, a method of recording holograms of coherently illuminated three-dimensional scene without two-wave interference was demonstrated. The method is an extension of the coded aperture correlation holography from incoherent to coherent illumination. Although this method is practical for some tasks, it is not capable of imaging phase objects, a...
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Coded aperture correlation holography (COACH) is a family of electrooptical techniques to record digital holograms of three-dimensional scenes. We review several new methods and systems of COACH with better imaging performance than the conventional techniques.
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In the last five decades, iterative phase retrieval methods draw large amount of interest across the research community as a non-interferometric approach to recover quantitative phase distributions from one (or more) intensity measurement. However, in cases where a unique solution does exist, these methods often require oversampling and high comput...
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Lensless, interferenceless coded aperture correlation holography (LI-COACH) is an incoherent computational optical technique for three-dimensional (3D) imaging. In direct imaging, the image of the object is generated by a lens, whereas the LI-COACH is an indirect imaging technique which consists of two steps: one-time point spread hologram (PSH) tr...
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Recently, a method of recording holograms of coherently illuminated three-dimensional scene without two-wave interference was demonstrated. The method is an extension of the coded aperture correlation holography from incoherent to coherent illumination. Although this method is practical for some tasks, it is not capable of imaging phase objects, a...
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We introduce a novel phase-only diffractive optical element called chiral binary square axicon (CBSA). The CBSA is designed by linearly rotating the square half-period zones of the binary square axicon with respect to one another. A quadratic phase mask (QPM) is combined with the CBSA using modulo-2π phase addition technique to bring the far-field...
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The resolution limit of the interferenceless coded aperture correlation holography system is improved by inserting a phase-only SLM before the system entrance and by introducing a sparse point response to improve the signal-to-noise ratio.
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Optical, spatial or temporal, multiplexing is a well-known approach to optimize the performance of imaging systems. Following the recent discovery about the capability to record a coherent hologram in an interferenceless working mode, we propose a motionless method to spatially multiplex more than one hologram in a single camera exposure. Using the...
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Partial aperture imaging is a combination of two different techniques; coded aperture imaging and imaging through an aperture that is only a part of the complete disk, commonly used as the aperture of most imaging systems. In the present study, the partial aperture is a ring where the imaging through this aperture resolves small details of the obse...
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We introduce a novel phase-only diffractive optical element called chiral binary square axicon (CBSA). The CBSA is designed by linearly rotating the square half-period zones of the binary square axicon with respect to one another. A quadratic phase mask (QPM) is combined with the CBSA using modulo-2π phase addition technique to bring the far-field...
Technical Report
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Understanding the world around us begins with observation, and optical imaging is one of the main tools of observation in science. Optical imaging has been well-known in nature and in technology for decades. The history of imaging technology starts about a millennium ago with the emergence of the first eyeglasses in Europe. Since then, the entire o...
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Interferenceless coded aperture correlation holography (I-COACH) is a non-scanning, motionless, incoherent digital holography technique. In this study we use a special type of I-COACH in which its point spread hologram (PSH) is ensemble of sparse dots. With this PSH an imaging resolution beyond the classic diffraction limit is demonstrated. This re...
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Coded aperture correlation holography (COACH) is a recently developed 3D-imaging technology. It began as a regular in-line, two-beam interference holography and has evolved into an interferenceless technique based on a working principle entirely different from techniques of conventional holography. A system is calibrated using a one-time "COACHing"...
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We propose and demonstrate a new imaging technique to noninvasively see through scattering layers with the aid of a spatial light modulator (SLM). A relay system projects the incoherent light pattern emitting from the scattering layer onto the SLM. Two coded phase masks are displayed, one after another, on the SLM to modulate the projected scattere...
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Dear Colleagues, The research on incoherent digital holography (IDH) has been renewed recently with novel possibilities due to the advancements in devices, techniques, and algorithms. These innovations enable the use of IDH for various applications in 3D imaging, inspection, security, microscopy, metrology, profilometry, augmented reality, and spe...
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Speckle correlation based optical levers (SC-OptLev) possess attractive characteristics suitable for sensing small changes in the angular orientations of surfaces. In this study, we propose and demonstrate a spatial multiplexing technique for improving the dynamic range of SC-OptLev. When the surface is in its initial position, a synthetic speckle...
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A spatial multiplexing technique is proposed to improve the resolution and dynamic range of a speckle correlation based optical lever in the measurement of small tilts for applications in Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory (LIGO).