We propose a differential operator for representing the influence of phase-only filters on the defocused MTF. We apply this result for presenting a phase-only filter that optically implements Taylor's theorem in phase-space.
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J. Ojeda-Castañeda, A. Castro, and A. W. Lohmann, "Bow-Tie Effect: Differential Operator," in Frontiers in Optics, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2006), paper FTuN5.
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