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  • Vol. 15, Iss. 4 — Apr. 1, 1998
  • pp: 849–856

Focal distribution for superresolving toraldo filters

C. J. R. Sheppard, G. Calvert, and M. Wheatland  »View Author Affiliations

JOSA A, Vol. 15, Issue 4, pp. 849-856 (1998)

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The three-dimensional intensity distribution in the focal region of lenses with filters consisting of arrays of rings is investigated in the paraxial Debye regime. The axial behavior can exhibit a variety of different effects.

© 1998 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(080.3630) Geometric optics : Lenses
(120.2440) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Filters
(260.0260) Physical optics : Physical optics

Original Manuscript: February 4, 1997
Revised Manuscript: November 13, 1997
Manuscript Accepted: October 21, 1997
Published: April 1, 1998

C. J. R. Sheppard, G. Calvert, and M. Wheatland, "Focal distribution for superresolving toraldo filters," J. Opt. Soc. Am. A 15, 849-856 (1998)

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