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Applied Optics

APPLICATIONS-CENTERED RESEARCH IN OPTICS

  • Editor: Joseph N. Mait
  • Vol. 52, Iss. 12 — Apr. 20, 2013
  • pp: 2584–2594

Modeling and simulation of the retina-like image sensor based on space-variant lens array

Yong Song, Qun Hao, Jie Cao, Fan Fan, Tao Liu, and Lin Li  »View Author Affiliations


Applied Optics, Vol. 52, Issue 12, pp. 2584-2594 (2013)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.52.002584


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Abstract

A retina-like image sensor based on a space-variant lens array is proposed. First, the mathematical models of the proposed image sensor and its space-variant lens array are developed and verified. Second, the relationships among the parameters of the space-variant lens have been simulated and discussed. Finally, some conclusions are deduced, which will help to result in a retina-like image sensor with the characteristics of high speed, large resolution, high sensitivity, and big planar array, etc.

© 2013 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(040.1880) Detectors : Detection
(110.2970) Imaging systems : Image detection systems
(230.0040) Optical devices : Detectors
(150.0155) Machine vision : Machine vision optics
(280.4788) Remote sensing and sensors : Optical sensing and sensors

ToC Category:
Detectors

History
Original Manuscript: December 3, 2012
Revised Manuscript: February 27, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: March 4, 2013
Published: April 12, 2013

Virtual Issues
Vol. 8, Iss. 5 Virtual Journal for Biomedical Optics

Citation
Yong Song, Qun Hao, Jie Cao, Fan Fan, Tao Liu, and Lin Li, "Modeling and simulation of the retina-like image sensor based on space-variant lens array," Appl. Opt. 52, 2584-2594 (2013)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ao/abstract.cfm?URI=ao-52-12-2584


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