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APPLICATIONS-CENTERED RESEARCH IN OPTICS

  • Editor: James C. Wyant
  • Vol. 45, Iss. 30 — Oct. 20, 2006
  • pp: 7878–7884

Bow-tie effect: differential operator

Albertina Castro, Jorge Ojeda-Castañeda, and Adolf W. Lohmann  »View Author Affiliations


Applied Optics, Vol. 45, Issue 30, pp. 7878-7884 (2006)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.45.007878


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Abstract

We propose to use a differential operator for representing the influence of phase-only filters on the defocused modulation transfer function of the clear pupil aperture. We present a phase-only filter that implements optically Taylor's theorem in phase space. We show numerical simulations of the modulation transfer functions and the images that can be obtained by using the proposed filter.

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OCIS Codes
(050.1950) Diffraction and gratings : Diffraction gratings
(070.6110) Fourier optics and signal processing : Spatial filtering
(100.5090) Image processing : Phase-only filters
(110.4100) Imaging systems : Modulation transfer function
(110.4850) Imaging systems : Optical transfer functions
(110.6880) Imaging systems : Three-dimensional image acquisition

History
Original Manuscript: January 27, 2006
Manuscript Accepted: April 21, 2006

Citation
Albertina Castro, Jorge Ojeda-Castañeda, and Adolf W. Lohmann, "Bow-tie effect: differential operator," Appl. Opt. 45, 7878-7884 (2006)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ao/abstract.cfm?URI=ao-45-30-7878


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