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  • Editor: Joseph N. Mait
  • Vol. 51, Iss. 26 — Sep. 10, 2012
  • pp: 6389–6397

A way to super resolution by a sampling method using the spectral properties of one-dimensional multilayer systems

Antonio Mandatori, Alessio Benedetti, and Mario Bertolotti  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 51, Issue 26, pp. 6389-6397 (2012)

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A way to perform sampling of the evanescent spectrum of an object is considered by using a photonic bandgap (PBG). The coupling between the scattered field from the object and the PBG is discussed, showing a connection of the guide modes with selected spectral components of the scattering object in free space. Some useful examples have been discussed, showing good agreement between numerical results and theoretical previsions.

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OCIS Codes
(050.1940) Diffraction and gratings : Diffraction
(100.3010) Image processing : Image reconstruction techniques
(100.6640) Image processing : Superresolution

ToC Category:
Fourier Optics and Signal Processing

Original Manuscript: February 17, 2012
Revised Manuscript: June 13, 2012
Manuscript Accepted: June 15, 2012
Published: September 10, 2012

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Antonio Mandatori, Alessio Benedetti, and Mario Bertolotti, "A way to super resolution by a sampling method using the spectral properties of one-dimensional multilayer systems," Appl. Opt. 51, 6389-6397 (2012)

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