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  • Editor: James C. Wyant
  • Vol. 47, Iss. 10 — Apr. 1, 2008
  • pp: B11–B20

Joint digital–optical design of superresolution multiframe imaging systems

M. Dirk Robinson and David G. Stork  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 47, Issue 10, pp. B11-B20 (2008)

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Typical electro-optic imaging systems produce image aliasing artifacts. Superresolution algorithms process multiple aliased images to yield a single high-resolution image. We design imaging systems by jointly optimizing the optics and postprocessing to maximize such multiframe imaging performance. We describe efficient software methods that can be used to perform joint design by use of commercially available lens design software.

© 2008 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(100.6640) Image processing : Superresolution
(110.1758) Imaging systems : Computational imaging

Original Manuscript: September 5, 2007
Revised Manuscript: December 6, 2007
Manuscript Accepted: December 9, 2007
Published: February 5, 2008

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M. Dirk Robinson and David G. Stork, "Joint digital-optical design of superresolution multiframe imaging systems," Appl. Opt. 47, B11-B20 (2008)

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