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  • Vol. 6, Iss. 9 — Sep. 1, 1989
  • pp: 1260–1269

Three-dimensional imaging in a microscope

C. J. R. Sheppard and X. Q. Mao  »View Author Affiliations

JOSA A, Vol. 6, Issue 9, pp. 1260-1269 (1989)

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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)

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