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  • Vol. 22, Iss. 6 — Mar. 15, 1983
  • pp: 886–887

High resolution stereoscopic imaging

C. J. R. Sheppard and D. K. Hamilton  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 22, Issue 6, pp. 886-887 (1983)

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In the usual method of stereoscopic imaging by observation at two different angles the resolution obtainable is poor. By imaging in a confocal scanning optical microscope with two different angles of observation the resolution is substantially improved. The method is applicable to phase and amplitude objects.

© 1983 Optical Society of America

Original Manuscript: August 18, 1982
Published: March 15, 1983

C. J. R. Sheppard and D. K. Hamilton, "High resolution stereoscopic imaging," Appl. Opt. 22, 886-887 (1983)

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