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  • Editor: Stephen A. Burns
  • Vol. 23, Iss. 4 — Apr. 1, 2006
  • pp: 816–820

Optical transfer function of three-dimensional display systems

L. E. Helseth  »View Author Affiliations

JOSA A, Vol. 23, Issue 4, pp. 816-820 (2006)

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I investigate the optical transfer function of three-dimensional display systems. Moreover, I obtain an average sampled modulation transfer function describing discrete, sampled display systems and show that in the proper limit of geometrical optics it is equivalent to the shift-invariant optical transfer function. I apply the theory to describe holographic stereograms and discuss the effects of amplitude and phase filters on the optical resolution.

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OCIS Codes
(110.4850) Imaging systems : Optical transfer functions
(110.6880) Imaging systems : Three-dimensional image acquisition

ToC Category:
Imaging Systems

Original Manuscript: May 19, 2005
Revised Manuscript: September 28, 2005
Manuscript Accepted: October 11, 2005

L. E. Helseth, "Optical transfer function of three-dimensional display systems," J. Opt. Soc. Am. A 23, 816-820 (2006)

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