Novel schemes to optimize the focusing condition of Gaussian beam are proposed. Super-resolution is achieved along a DOF 4 times larger than the confocal parameter. The experimental results are presented by use of an OALV.
© 2008 Optical Society of America
(110.0110) Imaging systems : Imaging systems
(110.4500) Imaging systems : Optical coherence tomography
(140.0140) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers and laser optics
(140.3300) Lasers and laser optics : Laser beam shaping
L. Liu, F. Diaz, B. Loiseaux, J. Huignard, N. Chen, and C. Sheppard, "Focus Optimization with Binary Wave-Front Coding," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference and Photonic Applications Systems Technologies, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2008), paper JTuA67.
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