We appreciate the Glückstad et al. Comment [Appl. Opt. 42, 792 (2003) herein] in the sense of letting us clarify some important points in our paper [Appl. Opt. 41, 2607 (2002)]. We also take this opportunity to show experimental results that corroborate the usefulness of the method we described.
© 2003 Optical Society of America
(070.0070) Fourier optics and signal processing : Fourier optics and signal processing
(070.6110) Fourier optics and signal processing : Spatial filtering
(120.5050) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Phase measurement
Original Manuscript: October 25, 2002
Published: February 10, 2003
David Sánchez-de-la-Llave, Marcelo D. Iturbe Castillo, Luis Olivos Pérez, and Roberto Cantú Hernández, "Reply to comment: influence of illuminating beyond the object support on Zernike-type phase contrast filtering," Appl. Opt. 42, 794-797 (2003)