Three-dimensional imaging in transmission and incident light microscopes is considered. Two-point resolution and images of lines and planes are discussed. The transfer functions for partially coherent systems are developed.
© 1989 Optical Society of America
Original Manuscript: June 10, 1987
Manuscript Accepted: March 3, 1989
Published: September 1, 1989
C. J. R. Sheppard and X. Q. Mao, "Three-dimensional imaging in a microscope," J. Opt. Soc. Am. A 6, 1260-1269 (1989)