Light usually discarded in a microscope can be collected in additional channels and used to reduce noise sensitivity. Optimal Fourier-domain processing is used to construct a single superior image from the multi-channel image set.
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(100.0100) Image processing : Image processing
(100.3190) Image processing : Inverse problems
(110.0110) Imaging systems : Imaging systems
(110.4280) Imaging systems : Noise in imaging systems
B. J. Davis, W. C. Karl, A. K. Swan, M. S. Unlu, and B. B. Goldberg, "Making Use of Rejected Light - Improved Imaging with Multi-Channel Detection in Confocal and 4Pi Microscopy," in Frontiers in Optics, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2006), paper JWF4.
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