Spatial coregistration errors limit the accuracy of multispectral and hyperspectral imaging. A new metric for these errors enables a quantitative tradeoff against resolution in spectral imager design. The performance optimization is expressed in information-theoretic terms.
© 2012 OSA
(220.4830) Optical design and fabrication : Systems design
(110.3055) Imaging systems : Information theoretical analysis
(110.4234) Imaging systems : Multispectral and hyperspectral imaging
T. Skauli, "Optimizing the information rate from spectral imagers in the design tradeoff between resolution and coregistration," in Imaging and Applied Optics Technical Papers, OSA Technical Digest (online) (Optical Society of America, 2012), paper ITu2C.3.
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