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APPLICATIONS-CENTERED RESEARCH IN OPTICS

  • Vol. 38, Iss. 25 — Sep. 1, 1999
  • pp: 5429–5432

Modulation transfer function of translucent rough sheets

Angel Garcia-Botella, Luis Miguel Sanchez-Brea, Daniel Vazquez-Molini, and Eusebio Bernabeu  »View Author Affiliations


Applied Optics, Vol. 38, Issue 25, pp. 5429-5432 (1999)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.38.005429


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Abstract

Rough surfaces in translucent protective sheets are used in imaging systems, such as displays, to decrease specular reflections of external sources. However, they modify the quality of the images formed by transmission. Using a geometric approximation, we have modeled the behavior of rough surfaces in imaging systems. This model provides an analytical expression for the modulation transfer function of rough surfaces.

© 1999 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(110.4100) Imaging systems : Modulation transfer function
(120.6660) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Surface measurements, roughness
(240.0240) Optics at surfaces : Optics at surfaces

History
Original Manuscript: March 16, 1999
Revised Manuscript: June 2, 1999
Published: September 1, 1999

Citation
Angel Garcia-Botella, Luis Miguel Sanchez-Brea, Daniel Vazquez-Molini, and Eusebio Bernabeu, "Modulation transfer function of translucent rough sheets," Appl. Opt. 38, 5429-5432 (1999)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ao/abstract.cfm?URI=ao-38-25-5429


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