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Optics Express

  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 19, Iss. 5 — Feb. 28, 2011
  • pp: 4294–4300

Optical imaging with phase-coded aperture

Wanli Chi and Nicholas George  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 19, Issue 5, pp. 4294-4300 (2011)

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Experimental results are shown for an integrated computational imaging system with a phase-coded aperture. A spatial light modulator works as a phase screen that diffracts light from a point object into a uniformly redundant array (URA). Excellent imaging results are achieved after correlation processing. The system has the same depth of field as a diffraction-limited lens. Potential applications are discussed.

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OCIS Codes
(100.0100) Image processing : Image processing
(110.0110) Imaging systems : Imaging systems
(110.1758) Imaging systems : Computational imaging
(110.7348) Imaging systems : Wavefront encoding

ToC Category:
Imaging Systems

Original Manuscript: November 23, 2010
Revised Manuscript: February 11, 2011
Manuscript Accepted: February 13, 2011
Published: February 18, 2011

Wanli Chi and Nicholas George, "Optical imaging with phase-coded aperture," Opt. Express 19, 4294-4300 (2011)

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