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Optics Express

  • Editor: Andrew M. Weiner
  • Vol. 21, Iss. 22 — Nov. 4, 2013
  • pp: 25851–25863

Super-resolution compressive imaging with anamorphic optics

Vladimir Farber, Yitzhak August, and Adrian Stern  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 21, Issue 22, pp. 25851-25863 (2013)

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A new imaging technique that combines compressive sensing and super-resolution techniques is presented. Compressive sensing is accomplished by capturing optically a set of Radon projections. Super-resolution measurements are simply taken by introducing a slanted two-dimensional array in the optical system. The goal of the technique is to overcome resolution limitation that occurs in imaging scenarios where dense pixels sensors with large number of pixels are not available or cannot be used. With the presented imaging technique, owing to the compressive sensing approach, we were able to reconstruct images with significantly more number of pixels than measured, and owing to the super-resolution design we have been able to achieve resolution significantly beyond that limited by the sensor's pixels size.

© 2013 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(100.6640) Image processing : Superresolution
(110.0110) Imaging systems : Imaging systems
(110.1758) Imaging systems : Computational imaging

ToC Category:
Image Processing

Original Manuscript: August 26, 2013
Revised Manuscript: October 4, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: October 11, 2013
Published: October 22, 2013

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Vladimir Farber, Yitzhak August, and Adrian Stern, "Super-resolution compressive imaging with anamorphic optics," Opt. Express 21, 25851-25863 (2013)

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