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  • Editor: James C. Wyant
  • Vol. 47, Iss. 10 — Apr. 1, 2008
  • pp: B76–B85

Multichannel sampling schemes for optical imaging systems

Andrew D. Portnoy, Nikos P. Pitsianis, Xiaobai Sun, and David J. Brady  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 47, Issue 10, pp. B76-B85 (2008)

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We introduce a framework of focal-plane coding schemes for multichannel sampling in optical systems. A particular objective is to develop an ultrathin imager without compromising image resolution. We present a complete f / 2.1 optical system with a thickness of 2.2 mm . The resolution is maintained in the thin optical system by an integrated design of the encoding scheme, the process of making the coding elements, and the decoding algorithms.

© 2008 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(100.3190) Image processing : Inverse problems
(110.1758) Imaging systems : Computational imaging
(110.3010) Imaging systems : Image reconstruction techniques

Original Manuscript: September 10, 2007
Revised Manuscript: January 4, 2008
Manuscript Accepted: January 11, 2008
Published: March 19, 2008

Andrew D. Portnoy, Nikos P. Pitsianis, Xiaobai Sun, and David J. Brady, "Multichannel sampling schemes for optical imaging systems," Appl. Opt. 47, B76-B85 (2008)

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