Fringe-Pattern Demodulation Using a Parametric Method Based on Differential Evolution

  • J. F. Jimenez
  • F. J. Cuevas
  • J. H. Sossa
  • L. E. Gomez
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 6256)


A parametric method to carry out fringe pattern demodulation by means of Differential Evolution is presented. The phase is approximated by the parametric estimation of an nth-grade polynomial so that no further unwrapping is required. On the other hand, a different parametric function can be chosen according to the prior knowledge of the phase behavior. A differential evolution is codified with the parameters of the function that estimates the phase. The differential evolution evolves until a fitness average threshold is obtained. The method can demodulate noisy fringe patterns and even a one-image closed-fringe pattern successfully.


Phase retrieval Fringe analysis Optical metrology Differential Evolution 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • J. F. Jimenez
    • 1
  • F. J. Cuevas
    • 2
  • J. H. Sossa
    • 1
  • L. E. Gomez
    • 1
  1. 1.Centro de Investigación en Computación-IPNUnidad Profesional Adolfo-López MateosMexico
  2. 2.Centro de Investigaciones en Óptica A.C.León GtoMéxico

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