We compare the image quality between asymmetric wavefront codings and the simple-to-manufacture spherical aberration over an extended focal range. We verify and explain the superior performance of the spherical aberration via simulation results.
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D. Robinson and D. G. Stork, "Extending Depth-of-Field: Spherical Coding Versus Asymmetric Wavefront Coding," in Frontiers in Optics 2009/Laser Science XXV/Fall 2009 OSA Optics & Photonics Technical Digest, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2009), paper CThB3.
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