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  • Vol. 18, Iss. 7 — Jul. 1, 2001
  • pp: 1437–1444

Effects of retinal scattering in the ocular double-pass process

L. Diaz-Santana and J. C. Dainty  »View Author Affiliations


JOSA A, Vol. 18, Issue 7, pp. 1437-1444 (2001)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/JOSAA.18.001437


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Abstract

The validity of double-pass wave-front measurements in the eye is reviewed analytically and computationally. A mathematical description of the scalar optical field in the exit pupil plane after an ocular double-pass process is presented. With the help of this description, the relationship between the phase information losses and the statistical properties of retinal scattering is demonstrated.

© 2001 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(010.7350) Atmospheric and oceanic optics : Wave-front sensing
(290.1350) Scattering : Backscattering
(330.7310) Vision, color, and visual optics : Vision

History
Original Manuscript: April 12, 2000
Revised Manuscript: December 18, 2000
Manuscript Accepted: December 18, 2000
Published: July 1, 2001

Citation
L. Diaz-Santana and J. C. Dainty, "Effects of retinal scattering in the ocular double-pass process," J. Opt. Soc. Am. A 18, 1437-1444 (2001)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/josaa/abstract.cfm?URI=josaa-18-7-1437


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