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  • Vol. 41, Iss. 25 — Sep. 1, 2002
  • pp: 5263–5266

Phase-shifting apodizers for increasing focal depth

Haifeng Wang and Fuxi Gan  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 41, Issue 25, pp. 5263-5266 (2002)

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We propose the use of a phase-shifting apodizers to increase focal depth, and we study the axial and radial behavior of this kind of apodizer under the condition that the axial intensity distribution is optimized for high focal depth.

© 2002 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(050.1380) Diffraction and gratings : Binary optics
(050.5080) Diffraction and gratings : Phase shift
(110.4850) Imaging systems : Optical transfer functions
(220.1230) Optical design and fabrication : Apodization

Original Manuscript: April 12, 2001
Revised Manuscript: November 27, 2001
Published: September 1, 2002

Haifeng Wang and Fuxi Gan, "Phase-shifting apodizers for increasing focal depth," Appl. Opt. 41, 5263-5266 (2002)

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