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Ghost Imaging (aka. Correlated Photon Imaging)
« on: 12/01/2017 04:52 am »
Ghost imaging (aka. correlated photon imaging) uses 2 distinct beams, in which the photons of one beam are entangled with the photons in the other beam. One beam illuminates/strikes the target and is picked up by a camera, while the other beam is routed through a different path to another camera without involving the target. The image data provided by both cameras is then used to reconstruct an imagine that is far more detailed than either camera alone.

‘Ghost imaging’ is often understood as imaging using light that has never physically interacted with the object to be imaged. Instead, one light field interacts with the object and a separate light field falls onto the imaging detector. Ghost imaging functions by means of the spatial correlations between these two beams.

What utility could there be in using Ghost Imaging to examine objects in our solar system?