Optical fingerprinting using polarisation contrast improvement

S. G. Demos, R. R. Alfano

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A novel technique to improve the quality and contrast of the surface image for optical fingerprinting is demonstrated using polarised light illumination and polarisation difference imaging.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)582-584
Number of pages3
JournalElectronics Letters
Issue number7
StatePublished - Mar 27 1997
Externally publishedYes


  • Fingerprint identification
  • Laser beam applications
  • Optical information processing

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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    Demos, S. G., & Alfano, R. R. (1997). Optical fingerprinting using polarisation contrast improvement. Electronics Letters, 33(7), 582-584.