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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 15, Iss. 16 — Aug. 6, 2007
  • pp: 10266–10273

Integral imaging with large depth of field using an asymmetric phase mask

Albertina Castro, Yann Frauel, and Bahram Javidi  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 15, Issue 16, pp. 10266-10273 (2007)

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We propose to improve the depth of field of Integral Imaging systems by combining an array of phase masks with the traditional lenslet array. We show that obtained elemental images are sharp over a larger range than with a regular lenslet array. We further increase the quality of elemental images by a digital restauration. Computer simulations of pickup and reconstruction are presented.

© 2007 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(110.4190) Imaging systems : Multiple imaging
(110.6880) Imaging systems : Three-dimensional image acquisition

ToC Category:
Imaging Systems

Original Manuscript: April 25, 2007
Revised Manuscript: June 7, 2007
Manuscript Accepted: June 15, 2007
Published: July 30, 2007

Albertina Castro, Yann Frauel, and Bahram Javidi, "Integral imaging with large depth of field using an asymmetric phase mask," Opt. Express 15, 10266-10273 (2007)

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