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  • Vol. 38, Iss. 23 — Aug. 10, 1999
  • pp: 5073–5077

Self-apodization of low-resolution pixelated lenses

Victor Arrizón, Edgardo Carreón, and Luis A. González  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 38, Issue 23, pp. 5073-5077 (1999)

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We show that a pixelated lens with appropriate parameters exhibits an apodized point-spread function that originates in the finite size of the pixel’s pupil. We evaluate numerically the degree of apodization and the enlargement associated with the point-spread function in terms of the parameters that characterize the pixelated lens.

© 1999 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(050.1970) Diffraction and gratings : Diffractive optics
(220.1230) Optical design and fabrication : Apodization
(220.2560) Optical design and fabrication : Propagating methods
(220.3620) Optical design and fabrication : Lens system design
(230.6120) Optical devices : Spatial light modulators

Original Manuscript: January 15, 1999
Revised Manuscript: March 5, 1999
Published: August 10, 1999

Victor Arrizón, Edgardo Carreón, and Luis A. González, "Self-apodization of low-resolution pixelated lenses," Appl. Opt. 38, 5073-5077 (1999)

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