We evaluate the Fisher information of rotating point spread functions with respect to depth and show that it exceeds that of a standard system. These findings are applied to depth estimation from 2-D images.
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A. Greengard and R. Piestun, " Fisher Information of 3D Rotating Point Spread Functions," in Adaptive Optics: Analysis and Methods/Computational Optical Sensing and Imaging/Information Photonics/Signal Recovery and Synthesis Topical Meetings on CD-ROM, Technical Digest (Optical Society of America, 2005), paper CMA1.
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