We present a 3-D particle localization estimator that uses phase retrieval to interpolate the calibration images of the point-spread-function and finds the best fit to the measured data. We analyze the application to double-helix microscopy.
© 2010 OSA
(100.0100) Image processing : Image processing
(100.6640) Image processing : Superresolution
(110.0110) Imaging systems : Imaging systems
(110.6880) Imaging systems : Three-dimensional image acquisition
S. Quirin, S. R. P. Pavani, and R. Piestun, "Pattern Matching Estimator for Precise 3-D Particle Localization with Engineered Point Spread Functions," in Biomedical Optics and 3-D Imaging, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2010), paper DMC3.