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  • Vol. 38, Iss. 8 — Mar. 10, 1999
  • pp: 1343–1347

Restoration and frequency analysis of smeared CCD images

Keith Powell, Deeph Chana, David Fish, and Chris Thompson  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 38, Issue 8, pp. 1343-1347 (1999)

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Image smear caused by frame transfer in CCD detectors is considered in terms of an image restoration problem, and an efficient method of achieving smear removal is described and demonstrated. A frequency analysis of the image smearing process identifies optimal regimes for the operation of the CCD.

© 1999 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(040.1520) Detectors : CCD, charge-coupled device
(100.2000) Image processing : Digital image processing
(100.2980) Image processing : Image enhancement
(110.4850) Imaging systems : Optical transfer functions

Original Manuscript: July 20, 1998
Revised Manuscript: November 30, 1998
Published: March 10, 1999

Keith Powell, Deeph Chana, David Fish, and Chris Thompson, "Restoration and frequency analysis of smeared CCD images," Appl. Opt. 38, 1343-1347 (1999)

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