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  • Vol. 57, Iss. 9 — Sep. 1, 1967
  • pp: 1091–1098

Pinhole Imagery

KAZUO SAYANAGI  »View Author Affiliations


JOSA, Vol. 57, Issue 9, pp. 1091-1098 (1967)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/JOSA.57.001091


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Abstract

Pinhole imagery is discussed by using modulation transfer functions. The optimum condition between the size of the pinhole and the focus position is understood as the balance of the diffraction caused by the aperture size and the geometrical-optical aberration given by the aperture size and focus position. Field characteristics, chromatic characteristics and relations with receptor systems are discussed easily in the spatial-frequency domain.

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KAZUO SAYANAGI, "Pinhole Imagery," J. Opt. Soc. Am. 57, 1091-1098 (1967)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/josa/abstract.cfm?URI=josa-57-9-1091


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